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  • Both the remote and the TV are branded with Hello Kitty, which is plenty, but you can also see a small image of her when you change the channel or volume.

  • I'm finding Walker's chapter on "Hello Kitty" especially interesting in its own right and also because his description of the success of Hello Kitty has helped me to understand Sarah Palin.

    Dangerous Intersection

  • An example: artist Roger Shimomura, active since the 1970s, superimposes his face on popular Japanese characters like Pikachu and Hello Kitty; his work is also included in the exhibition.

    Portrait of the Asian-American Artist

  • HONG KONG—Veteran Hong Kong investment banker Francis Leung has his eyes set on transforming a popular Chinese cartoon brand to the leagues of Mickey Mouse and Hello Kitty in his first foray into China's animation market.

    An Animated Goat, Banker Look Abroad

  • "Creating a smash hit out of any character takes time and perseverance, and sustaining the success is even harder," said Masumi Oishi, an analyst at Ichiyoshi Research Institute in Tokyo, who covers Sanrio Co., the company behind Hello Kitty.

    An Animated Goat, Banker Look Abroad

  • Jakks, which makes action figures and other products under the brands of Cabbage Patch Kids, Pokemon and Hello Kitty, has so far resisted overtures by Oaktree, which offered to pay more if Jakks could show it deserved a higher value, according to the letter.

    Oaktree Makes Unsolicited Bid for Jakks for More Than $650 Million

  • She is frequently approached for co-branding collaborations and has done them with Barbie and Hello Kitty; she has even worked with Disney.

    The Serious Business of Pretty Pink Things

  • Both families plan to return to Winchester next summer just as abruptly as they left, Spider-Man and Hello Kitty backpacks in tow.

    For migrant students, a cycle of dwindling opportunities

  • The presents are indeed beautiful, except for Hello Kitty, who is somehow proof that Japan is socially no better off than North America...

    Giving in to winter (and Hello Kitty in Hawaii)

  • Seriously, what kind of Japan Experience would there be without Hello Kitty saying as she is here “Come hula with me!”

    Archive 2008-06-01


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