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People Are Losing Their Minds Over America's First Hello Kitty Cafe

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.18.2016 | Taste

Welcome to the Hello Kitty Cafe Pop-Up, the first Hello Kitty cafe in the U.S. The spot opened over the weekend in Irvine, California, with people wai...

Database Leak Exposes 3.3 Million 'Hello Kitty' Fans

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 12.22.2015 | Technology

SINGAPORE, Dec 22 (Reuters) - More than three million accounts of Hello Kitty fans were left vulnerable to theft by hackers, but there is no evidence ...

This Dim Sum Is Super Cute Until It Poops All Over You

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 10.23.2015 | Taste

To follow up the announcement that its most popular character, Hello Kitty, isn't even a cat at all, Sanrio collaborated with Hong Kong's Izumi Curry ...

This Cheeky Dessert Poops Out Of Its Butt

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.21.2015 | Weird News

Everyone poops. Even a cute little dessert. At a Sanrio-themed pop-up cafe in Hong Kong's YATA grocery store, a character called Gudetama does its bu...

Hello Kitty Dim Sum Is Here, And It's Purrfect

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 04.27.2015 | Taste

Hello delicious! A Hello Kitty-themed dim sum restaurant opened in Hong Kong earlier this month, Kotaku reports. And while of course the dumplings ...

Inside Tokyo's Cutest Theme Restaurants and Shops

La Carmina | Posted 05.29.2015 | Travel
La Carmina

If there was an award for "cutest city on Earth," it would go to the birthplace of Hello Kitty: Tokyo, Japan. Every time I visit, I discover yet another store or cafe where you can interact with round, big-eyed characters.

'Hello Kitty Disneyland' Is Absolute Purrfection

Posted 05.07.2015 | Travel

This is meow-velous news! If jet setting on a Hello Kitty plane isn't enough, then feline fans can make haste to Sanrio Puroland, Hello Kitty's very own wonderland in Japan.

Can You Guess Which Adults Went To Hello Kitty Con WITHOUT Kids?

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 11.11.2014 | Comedy

Hello Kitty turned 40 this year, and you know what that means. It's time to get weird. All kinds of Hello Kitty fans dressed up and made it out to ...

Hello Kitty Con Opening Night: Erik Estrada! Ireland Baldwin! Ophelia Overdose!

Susan Michals | Posted 12.30.2014 | Arts
Susan Michals

Last night in Los Angeles, Hello Kitty got her Hollywood close-up with the first ever Hello Kitty Con convention in the world.

Meet The 70 Year Old Who Lives And Breathes Hello Kitty

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 10.30.2014 | Fifty

Hello Kitty, the precious little feline with no mouth but a great bottom line, has shown the business world how to take a brand and stretch its appeal...

Hello Kitty Is How Old?

Ana Garcia | Posted 12.30.2014 | Women
Ana Garcia

My interview with chief Hello Kitty designer and Japanese pop icon, Yuko Yamaguchi, almost ended before it began. All I asked was: when is a woman too old to wear Hello Kitty? "Never" said Yamaguchi in a husky voice.

Hello Kitty Flights Now Headed To Paris

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.12.2014 | Travel

This is "mew"sic to our ears. While the world wrestles with shock from the recent announcement that Hello Kitty is not a cat, a happier piece of n...

Incredulous Little Girl Refuses To Believe Hello Kitty Is Anything Other Than A Cat

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 09.02.2014 | Parents

When the L.A. Times reported that Sanrio's iconic Hello Kitty character might not actually be a cat, kids (and adults) everywhere had trouble acceptin...

Me-e-ow! What Hello Kitty-Gate Tells Us About Ourselves

Jesse Damiani | Posted 11.01.2014 | Media
Jesse Damiani

On August 26, the world was let in on what would appear to be one of the biggest bombshells in cartoon history: Hello Kitty, née Kitty White, was pronounced not-cat. At 40 years young, this positioned her as the oldest third-grader in human history.

The REAL Truth About Hello Kitty

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 08.29.2014 | Comedy

Say hello to the truth. Recently, it came out that Hello Kitty might actually not be a cat, and then nothing seemed to make sense anymore. Now, Jim...

11 Cartoon Animals Who Are Also Living A Lie

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 08.29.2014 | Comedy

In light of the recent buzz that Hello Kitty may not be a cat after all, we've decided to debunk some other unbelievable* misconceptions about popula...

Hello Kitty Is Not A Cat Because Nothing Makes Sense Anymore

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 08.28.2014 | Entertainment

You might want to sit down for this one. Sanrio has revealed Hello Kitty -- the supposedly adorable feline character that adorns everything from l...

My Cornell Reunion: Parting the Big Red Seas of Time

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 08.24.2014 | College
Randee Mia Berman

OK, I admit it. I'm a sap for nostalgia. So when my 40th college reunion reminder popped up in the email, I bolted into reverse. Who wouldn't want to "Reflect, Rekindle, Reconnect" -- words the Notable Class Reunion Chairs cooed in their beckoning letters to the alums.

She Chooses Hello Kitty Dolls Over Boyfriends

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 06.12.2014 | Weird News

Finding a date is hard enough, but Natasha Goldsmith, 29, of Exeter, England, is having an especially hard time getting guys to say hello to her kitty...

What Were You Were Expecting? A Hello Kitty Riot?

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 04.28.2014 | Business

The return of Hello Kitty toys to McDonald's Singapore on Monday morning had many clenching their teeth. Would the launch day for the new collectibles...

Avril Lavigne Responds To 'Hello Kitty' Controversy: 'RACIST??? LOLOLOL!!!'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.24.2014 | Entertainment

After Avril Lavigne's new video for "Hello Kitty" premiered on Tuesday, the Internet lit up with protests pegged to her appropriation of Japanese cult...

Hey Avril, Asian Women Are Not Your Props

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 05.12.2014 | Women

Remember that time a white lady brought Japanese Harajuku Girls onto the music scene, using a coterie of exoticized Asian backup dancers as detachable...

Here Are 13 Stock Photos That Express Our Feelings For Avril's New Video

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 04.23.2014 | Entertainment

We could write about Avril Lavigne's new music video for "Hello Kitty," or we could just show you all these stock photos that express our feelings aft...

Too Many Barbies?

Raquel Regalado | Posted 04.26.2014 | Technology
Raquel Regalado

Think about our obligation to teach our children how to excel at the experience of choosing, to provide them with guidance and expose them to options that they may not have chosen.

20 Very Real Hello Kitty Kitchen Appliances

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 10.07.2013 | Taste

So much pink. Please send help.