Hello Kitty: Delicious!

Books / Reviews Jan 18, 2014

Hello Kitty: Delicious!

by Andrew Lee

The latest Hello Kitty comic from Viz Media's Perfect Square imprint is a simple yet fun escape for young children enamoured with Japan's most recognizable feline. Hello Kitty: Delicious!, Various, VIZ, PERFECT SQUARE In February last year, Viz signed a deal with Sanrio to develop original ...

Pink Globalization

Books / Reviews Oct 26, 2013

Pink Globalization

Pink Globalization, by Christine R. Yano, Duke University Press The rise of Hello Kitty as a cultural icon has mirrored the expansion of Japan's pop culture overseas in the past 40 years or so. Author Christine R. Yano examines this complex relationship in "Pink Globalization: ...

Austria first: Hello Kitty shop opens in Vienna

Business / Corporate Feb 23, 2013

Austria first: Hello Kitty shop opens in Vienna

The first official Hello Kitty shop in Austria opened Thursday in a shopping mall in Vienna. Sanrio Co.'s Hello Kitty brand is popular in Europe, and shop manager Thomas Gottsbacher said "there are even people from Germany coming all the way here" to buy special ...