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Black Pedobear Kumamon Plush
The mascot of the high speed train of Kumamoto City (“kumamon” means “bear thing” in Japanese) was launched in 2010 and is now a fixture of Japanese culture as well as an increasing number of branding and marketing campaigns. It’s only the most popular anthropomorphized mascot in Japan’s robust history of anthropomorphized mascots.
Singapore bakery, Breadtalk collaborates with Sanrio to make Hello Kitty sweets.
If you happen to be in Singapore from From 7 – 19 September 2013, all Breadtalk Stores will dish out their Hello Kitty mooncake. You can also click a picture with this cute feline on 7 September 2013, 2pm at Compass Point Main Atrium,Singapore.
For more info, visit www.breadtalk.com.sg.
Hello Kitty Collaborations Book by Rizzoli (Releasing April 14, 2014 for Hello Kitty 40th Anniversary) - $65
The first book on Hello Kitty’s brand collaborations celebrates one of the world’s most loved characters in her fabulously cute guises in fashion, streetwear, confectionary, cosmetics, toys, and more. When Hello Kitty first appeared on a clear vinyl coin purse in Japan, few could have imagined this cheerful and happy character would become a treasured global phenomenon collected by multiple generations. Created by the Sanrio Company in 1974, Hello Kitty has been in the hearts of girls of all ages, ethnicities and economic backgrounds for forty years, adorning the wares of all categories as well as inspiring artists and designers. One of the most unique brands of our time, Hello Kitty has also collaborated with some of the most respected companies worldwide, the results of which are featured exclusively in this stunning book.
The first coffee-table book devoted to forty years of Hello Kitty collaborations, this volume features renowned fashion labels such as Liberty, Barbour, and Diesel; beauty brands including Crabtree & Evelyn and MAC; designer and sports brands such as A Bathing Ape, Undercover, Stussy, Super, Vans, and Reebok; as well as a variety of fellow characters and celebrities including Baby Milo, Elmo, Sonic the Hedgehog, the DC Comics superheroes, Lady Gaga, One Direction, X Japan, and KISS, to name a few. As Hello Kitty always says, you can never have too many friends!
Launched exclusively for Singapore, the new Casio camera is a part of the self-portrait line of digital EXILIM cameras, designed in partnership with Sanrio Hong Kong. The Hello Kitty X EXILIM EX-TR10 that precedes the earlier hello Kitty model- Exilim Pink Hello Kitty Digital Camera features wireless connectivity to smart devices. The 12 megapixel camera also includes a swivel function for self-portraits, 3-inch LCD, 21mm wide-angle lens and slim form factor. EXILIM EX-TR10 also features a motion-shutter that allows consumers to activate the camera’s countdown timer from a distance and is equipped with the widest angle lens in the industry.
The Singapore Exclusive Hello Kitty X EXILIM EX-TR10 comes in a beautifully-decorated Hello Kitty-themed wooden case, with a variety of Hello Kitty-themed accessories that is bound to delight every Hello Kitty fan. This includes a camera strap, passport holder, carrying bag, camera pouch and screen cleaner as well as a limited edition certificate of authenticity. It will retail for S$1,199 (US$963.36).
Hello Kitty x EVA Air Event at Los Angeles International Airport
EVA Air’s Hello Kitty-theme plane touches down at LAX for the first time!
Hello Kitty characters perform after EVA Air’s themed 777 touched down in Los Angeles last week.