Hello Kitty

Have a Unique Hello Kitty Experience at These 6 Parking Lots Throughout Japan!

Hello Kitty was originally marketed to young girls, but has gradually become popular for everyone for its cuteness since it was first launched in 1974. This white bobtail cat-inspired character was originally created by Yuko Shimizu for the Sanrio Company and is now managed by its new designer, Yuko Yamaguchi. With products ranging from toys,…

Embrace Festival Culture with Hello Kitty and More at This Theme Park in Tokyo

One of the best things to witness during the summer season in Japan is the beautiful light illuminations often displayed at night during festivals. Sanrio Puroland will soon be hosting the biggest indoor light illumination in the country. The event will occur from July 15th 2017 to September 3rd 2017 through two indoor illumination events…

Will Hello Kitty as Wonder Woman Help Promote the Superhero Film in Japan?

Sanrio’s (サンリオ) Hello Kitty (ハローキティ) is known for emulating different characters such as the gun-slinging schoolgirl from the 2016 Sailor Suit and Machine Gun (セーラー服と機関銃) movie or as the iconic robot in Mazinger Z (マジンガーZ), a Japanese super robot manga series. However, for the first time in history, Hello Kitty will be partnering with a…

Beat the Heat With These Summer Treats From the Hello Kitty Cafe in Odaiba!

Odaiba (お台場) is one of the best places to check out when you have the chance to visit Tokyo (東京). With food, shopping, sights, and many more, you won’t get bored on this artificial island. Located in Odaiba is the continuously-running Café de Miki with Hello Kitty (カフェ ド ミキ ウィズ ハローキティ), and from June…

Check Out San-X’s New Character and Its Limited Edition Giant Soft Toy!

If you have been living here in Japan for a number of years, you’re sure to know by now how Japan takes it creativity a step further. But if you’re still new to the country, you’ll gradually come to notice the significant amount of effort most establishments put into promoting their brand. One common form…

Vote For Your Favorite Sanrio Character In This Adorable Curry Election!

Japan just loves to make rankings for every kind of event possible. Whether for songs, artists, manga and anime, characters and even location and food, there is sure to be a ranking list that pops up that features the cream of the crop of each group. The popular brand Sanrio has also made a ranking…

Meet My Melody’s Super-Cute New Friend: Littleforestfellow!

Many of you may be familiar with the character, My Melody as it is one of the many characters produced by the popular brand, Sanrio – the same company behind the world-famous Hello Kitty character. Once in a while, you’ll hear news of new characters popping out from the company ready to cause a stir…

Keio Plaza Hotel: A Beautiful Luxury Experience in Shinjuku

If you want to explore the beauty of Japan from inside in addition to all of the sightseeing you will do outdoors, you better check out Keio Plaza Hotel in Shinjuku, Tokyo. It provides a great experience of Tokyo’s city delights and traditional values. As a luxury hotel, it promises excellent service which will make…

What to Buy in Tokyo: 39 Souvenirs to Make Shopping Easier

Tokyo is a dream destination for many. It is a vast, populated and busy city with many places to go and things to do. With its size and number of places to visit, you may feel overwhelmed about where to do your souvenir shopping and what to buy. While there are some gifts exclusive to…
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