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  • Years ago I used to go round the interwebz with the name Miffy, and I had a selection of Miffy avatars, so much so that a forum I was a regular on had a compo to shop the best one.


  • In Utrecht they even have a square called Miffy Square Nintje Pleintje in Dutch, which rhymes and thus sounds much better.


  • In response, Sanrio filed a suit demanding a suspension of Miffy's trademark.

    Cartoon Rabbit Row Ends as Sanrio, Mercis Reach Deal

  • Carlos Barria/Reuters A boy smiles as his grandfather takes a picture of him in front of a billboard of Miffy, a popular Dutch rabbit character, in downtown Shanghai.

    Here Comes the Rabbit

  • "This is a good outcome since Sanrio is doing business in Europe and it would have hurt its image to continue a legal dispute over Miffy, which has wide brand recognition in the region," said Masumi Oishi, an Ichiyoshi Research Institute analyst.

    Cartoon Rabbit Row Ends as Sanrio, Mercis Reach Deal

  • The firm managing Miffy's copyright suggested dropping the case after Miffy's creator, Dick Bruna, 83 years old, replied to a request from daily paper Asahi Shimbun.

    Cartoon Rabbit Row Ends as Sanrio, Mercis Reach Deal

  • Big Tent currently serves as the worldwide (ex-Asia) marketing and licensing company for viral sensation Domo and the North American agency of record for a number of children†™ s properties, including Discovery Kids, the leader in real-world, educational content for children; the Wiggles, the world†™ s most popular preschool entertainers; and Miffy & Friends, one of the largest brands for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, with an all-new tween/teen program.

    More Domo Qees on the way from Dark Horse | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News

  • In response, Mr. Bruna faxed a message accompanying a teary Miffy saying: "My best wishes to Japan."

    Cartoon Rabbit Row Ends as Sanrio, Mercis Reach Deal

  • Regarding Q3 and few being interested in card design, I actually cancelled a card because they stopped putting Miffy on the front … I also want to get a loud Hello Kitty card just to use abroad!

    Credit card usage in Japan

  • Sanrio's shares soared to an 11-year high Wednesday, following the company's announcement late Tuesday that Mercis dropped its charges that the Japanese brand's cartoon rabbit character Cathy is too similar to a Dutch character, Miffy.

    Cartoon Rabbit Row Ends as Sanrio, Mercis Reach Deal


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  • A fictional rabbit in a series of books for children.

    June 14, 2015