Tag Archives: Hello Kitty

Traveling Taiwan: Leaving Taiwan (Part 24 of 24)

All too soon, my two week trip to Taiwan came to an end, and before we knew it, we were heading to the airport to fly back to the States. Our drive over to the international airport in Taoyuan at … Continue reading

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Club KT Shibuya Store Opens As DJ Hello Kitty Spins To Japanese Teenagers

In Japan, Sanrio opened Club KT Shibuya, a new store for Hello Kitty merchandise. But this isn’t your typical Sanrio shop. “Teenagers want to experience club culture for themselves, but they are not allowed to go into places where alcohol … Continue reading

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Street Fighter x Hello Kitty: A Kitty Fighter!

When I hear someone even mumble the words “Street Fighter,” my heart rate sky rockets and my eyes light up. I imagine pushing buttons, throwing projectiles and super combos upon some poor newbie. Capcom is very well known for collaborating … Continue reading

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Three Apples: Celebrating Hello Kitty’s 35th Anniversary

There’s no denying Hello Kitty’s global domination.  Can you name any other icon character that has graced almost every single kind of product, from stationary sets and band-aids to Paris Hilton and hospitals around the world? (Okay, yes, maybe Mickey … Continue reading

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Hello Kitty Hell: Hello Kitty Tasers, Hondas, Condom Keepers, and More

Hello Kitty is an oft-blogged about topic at 8Asians because HK is emblazoned on all things imaginable. We’ve already covered Hello Kitty Mac cosmetics, Hello Kitty as a model for Christian Dior, and Hello Kitty as an MMORPG. Let me … Continue reading

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Hello Kitty Vibrators Being Sold as “Shoulder Massagers”

So when the first Hello Kitty vibrator um, shoulder massager came out about 10 years ago, I bought one as a gag gift for a friend of mine as a graduation present. She had no idea what it was because … Continue reading

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