Hello Kitty

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…

Japanese Toy Store Kiddyland: 5 Unique Experiences You can’t Get Anywhere Else

Are you on the last leg of your Japan trip but can’t seem to figure out the perfect souvenirs for your friends and family? Or maybe you just adore kawaii Japanese characters and fine-quality products? Well, there is a place just for you, a place of wonder and imagination, of nostalgia and innovation. If you’re…

The Hello Kitty Project: Japan Sends Hello Kitty to Outer Space!

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for! The most popular Sanrio character, Hello Kitty, has just been dispatched into outer space! This is an effort to demonstrate the country’s progressing economic and technological industry as headed by the current prime minister, Mr. Shinzo Abe. What is the Hello Kitty Project? View this post on…

How well do you know Hello Kitty?

Are you a Hello Kitty Fan? Do you have any Hello Kitty collectibles? If not, then this might be the right time to start. But first, let’s get to know more about Hello Kitty! Who is Hello Kitty? Needless to say, Hello Kitty is adorable and popular all over the world! It is an iconic…

Sanrio Puroland: for the Kids and Young–at–Heart!

Dating back to the 1990’s is an almost-forgotten indoor theme park known as Sanrio Puroland in Tokyo. From my Japanese friend’s point-of-view, this theme park has a long history and is usually visited by foreigners rather than the Japanese. If you’re a fan of the Sanrio characters such as Hello Kitty, My Melody, Cinnamoroll, Jewelpet…