It's that time of the year again. Hello Kitty and company are preparing for their annual favorite character election. The Sanrio character goods legends will be giving speeches at a Nico Nico Kaigi event (April 27-28th) ahead of the poll's May 1st opening. The festivities have launched with a Endo Generation (a mixed gender troupe known for their Girls Generation covers) dance. Get a look after the jump.
This weekend's San Diego Comic-Con sees the kick-off of the truly strange collaboration between Capcom's Street Fighter characters and Sanrio's roster of cute mascots. While there is one SDCC exclusive among them, the rest of the lineup is now available for pre-order on Sanrio's website. Read on for plenty of pics and more!
In addition to the earlier revealed plushes, memo pads and towels, the assortment of My Melody x Puella Magi Madoka Magica merchandise featuring My Melody as Madoka and Kuromi hitting Japan on July 18th will feature cell phone straps and stationery. Get a look after the jump.
Either Hello Kitty killed Sonic the Hedgehog and slipped into his skin like some kind of morbid trophy, or Sega teamed up with Sanrio to kick off a series of character collaborations. Let's go with the less scary option there, and take a not-so-horrified gander at the first product, Sonic Hello Kitty. More after the jump!
Following a successful effort to raise funds to publish "God of Manga" Osamu Tezuka's dark, mature audience work Barbara, Digital Manga Publishing has gone to the other end of the spectrum with a new Kickstarter for the release of the Astro Boy creator's Sanrio collaboration, Unico. See a sample after the jump.
Notable Vocaloid music video producer Masataka-P has teamed with Sanrio to produce a music video for the 10th anniversary of Cinnamoroll. Get a look after the jump.
Starting mid-July, a Sanrio collaboration that does not involve Hello Kitty but is super cute comes in the form of My Melody x Puella Magi Madoka Magica. Bump the jump for pics and details!
The impending launch of a collection of Hello Kitty lingerie from US brand Hanky Panky was celebrated yesterday in New York City with a ritzy charity event for the Humane Society. Pics of the underwear, socialites, and celebs schmoozing it up with Hello Kitty after the jump!
Voting has begun for this year's "Everyone's Number One Sanrio Character Ranking" poll. The roster is extensive and extensively categorized, from Hello Kitty to "Slightly Offbeat Characters" like Bad Badtz-Maru and more. Watch them mug for your votes after the jump.
After recent music-themed collaborations with the likes of AKB48, KISS, and even a stint as a club DJ, a line of Hello Kitty hi-fi equipment is the next move for the world’s favorite cat-with-no-mouth. Now, Sanrio has seen fit to bless us with a video commercial for Hello Kitty Mini Speakers. Ever wonder what Kitty looks like lounging around at home? Get a good look after the jump!
Following in Hello Kitty's footsteps, Sanrio compatriots from the My Melody line will be mashed-up with Capcom's Monster Hunter. More info and pics calculated to make you scream "kawaii!" after the jump!
Actress/model Tsuchiya Anna and Hello Kitty maker Sanrio's Kuromi are joining forces to offer a line of “Anna X Kuromi” Edwin clothes item, including jeans, denim jackets, overalls, and T-shirts for both boys and girls. More after the jump.