Japanese female anison duo ClariS will celebrate their debut fifth anniversary and Sanrio's popular character brand Little Twin Stars' 40th anniversary by releasing a special collaboration single "Prism" in Japan on November 25. The brand is well-known for its twin characters, Kiki and Lala. Hit the jump for more details.
DJ Hello Kitty and other musicians are head-lining a Halloween party aimed at grown-ups at the Sanrio Puroland amusement park, and the dress code is pink. Hit the jump to learn more.
Sanrio has released an official video for the anthropomorphic make-over of salmon-headed mascot, Kirimi-chan, and it includes a magical girl style transformation sequence. Hit the jump to check it out.
Nintendo and Sanrio are teaming up to publish a Hello Kitty-themed variant of the New Nintendo 3DS portable gaming console that will be available in Japan beginning in November of 2015. Hit the jump to check it out.
While it probably didn't take long for the first domesticated wolf to get dressed in a silly costume, it might now be time for trend watchers to keep an eye on pet cosplay. On September 9th, Japan time, Sanrio is launching a character pet goods series with chihuahua and toy poodle as Hello Kitty, My Melody and Pompompurin mascot key chains, leads, collars, bowls, doggy backpacks and cosplay outfits!
Sanrio's salmon-headed mascot, Kirimi-chan, is going to receive an anthropomorphic make-over for use in upcoming projects and lines of character goods. Hit the jump to learn more.
Sanrio's musical TV anime, Show by Rock!!, is being adapted into a stage musical in February of 2015, and all the signs point to the idea that Shingan Crimsonz will be hogging the spotlight. Hit the jump to learn more.
The chogokin line of mecha figures and Hello Kitty both turned 40 in 2014 and the anniversaries were celebrated together with a special Hello Kitty die-cast robot figure. This year, she got a second color scheme, and then fans selected a Mazinger themed "Boys Collection" repaint. Any good mecha hero needs a rival and for 2015's My Melody 40th anniversary, that rival has arrived!
Sanrio Puroland, an amusement park in Tokyo, is getting ready to ring in a spooky Halloween season with characters such as Helloy Kitty and My Melody receiving a monstrous makeover. Hit the jump to learn more.