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.
Design Loveratory for Marriage Paperworks, a Japanese company that specializes in custom printed marriage certificate applications, has partnered with Sanrio to create a line of ultra-cute forms featuring Sanrio characters such as Hello Kitty, My Melody, and the Little Twin Stars. Hit the jump to learn more.
Two of Japan's largest pop culture properties, Sanrio's Hello Kitty and Fujio Fujiko's Doraemon, are collaborating to create new lines of cross-over character goods. Hit the jump to learn more.
Movic is releasing the members of Plasmagica and Shingan Crimsonz as part of their Color Collection line of charm toys. Hit the jump to check them out.
The Show by Rock!! TV anime has concluded, and now the members of Plasmagica and Shingan Crimsonz will have new jobs as waiters at THE GUEST cafe & diner in Shibuya for a limited edition anime collaboration cafe. Hit the jump to learn more.
The results of the 2015 "Sanrio Character Awards" general election are in, and unfortunately the pretty boys of Shingan Crimsonz from Show by Rock!! will not be taking home the gold this year. Hit the jump to see the results.
Sanrio's somewhat lazy golden retriever character, Pompompurin, is getting another themed cafe, and this time it's the 1st such cafe in the Kansai region. Hit the jump to learn more.