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Detroit Free Press
Select readers wax poetic with holiday shopping haiku
For a chance to win a prize package of toys - Barbie, Hello Kitty and more - we challenged you to write haiku about holiday shopping.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Build Hello Kitty's World One Mega Blok At A Time
Hello Kitty, the worldwide cultural icon, cartoon star and ambassador from Japan to China and Hong Kong, has an immensely huge following, and it's only natural that fans would want to personally take part in building her little world.
Japan agency offers travel for your teddy bear
Unable to get to that must-see tourist site but can't bear for your teddy to miss out? Then Japan has just the thing for you - a travel agency that takes stuffed toys on package tours and even provides the holiday snaps to prove it.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Japan agency offers travel for your...
Unable to get to that must-see tourist site but can't bear for your teddy to miss out? Then Japan has just the thing for you -- a travel agency that takes stuffed toys on package tours and even provides the holiday snaps to prove it.
The China Post
Maokong gondola eyeing Hello Kitty endorsement
Urbanites looking to escape the city for quiet hillside teahouses via the Maokong Gondola will soon find themselves joined by an endearing travel companion: Japanese cartoon icon Hello Kitty.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Lady Gaga presented with life-size dolls in Japan
While promoting her latest album, ARTPOP , in Japan Lady Gaga was presented with four life-size dolls created by Orient Industry and dressed up in much the same way the singer often is.
Death becomes him
For artist Shin Koyama, it is healthy to think about death every day. For his "Ero Guro Kawaii: Shin Koyama in Arita" ceramics exhibition at La Lanta Gallery, he has drawn from the morbidity and mortality in Japanese history and culture, but deals with the subject in the form of ridicule.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
VOTE: Should 'Fast & Furious 7' continue? a-
James Gandolfini attends the premiere of 'Zero Dark Thirty' at the Dolby Theatre on December 10, 2012 in Hollywood, Calif.
Lady Gaga unveils dolls in her...
Lady Gaga poses for photographers with her life-sized doll during a press conference to promote her album "ARTPOP" in Tokyo, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Panasonic launches Manga themed EV charging stations - Tesla are you listening?
Kanagawa prefecture a small town in Southern Japan is soon to get a healthy dose of green and manga.
Lady Gaga steps out in red tartan jumpsuit as she comes face-to-face with life-size doll of herself
Things got a little stranger than normal in the life of Lady Gaga when she attended a press conference in Tokyo on Sunday.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Trend Hunter Magazine
12 Hello Kitty Shoes - From Fuzzy Fur Kicks to Feline Mogul Ball Sneakers
When it comes to famous feline cartoons, Hello Kitty often tops the list of the most recognizable characters around, and these cute as a button Hello Kitty shoes are offering hardcore fans some humorous ways to pay tribute to this icon.
Hello Kitty Champagne Makes New Year's Eve Cuter & Sweeter
Conceived by Dutch entrepreneur Paul Herman and created by champagne bottler M.Hostomme, Hello Kitty CuvA©e SpA©ciale is an officially licensed, nose-ticklingly bubbly, demi-sec rosA© Champagne consisting of 50% Pinot Noir, 30% Pinot Meunier and 20% Chardonnay wines.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Sparkles of Joy this Yule season
TO BRING more "Sparkles of Joy" this holiday season, SM Lanang Premier has set up its 57-foot holiday tree and some Hello Kitty stuffs right at the Atrium of Mindanao's biggest mall.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Lady Gaga wears a leotard, seashell bra and rainbow trousers for Japanese dinner date... with her dad
But the usual situation was reversed for Lady Gaga and her father Joe Germanotta as they headed out for lunch at a Japanese restaurant in Tokyo, Japan, on Wednesday.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Hello Kitty Ninja Turtles: Heroes with a Hairball
These cool looking toys are aimed at the amazingly small cross-section of people who are fans of both Hello Kitty and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
AMAs 2013: Miley Cyrus dons skintight bikini to perform with giant cat
If it was a celebration of who wears the least amount of clothing in the pop - Miley Cyrus certainly walked home as the winner at the American Music Awards on Sunday night.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Cool Japan Is Everywhere
Indonesian high school students Valencia Margarita, left, and Tiffany Wijaya, right, pose in their Japanese anime costumes at the "HelloFest8" annual pop culture festival in Jakarta in February last year.
19 Real and Strange Places That Will Bring Out Your Inner Child
Sanrio Puroland is an indoor theme park located in Tama New Town, Tokyo, Japan that attracts over 1.5 million visitors per year.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
The New Zealand Herald
Janet McAllister: You're looking swell, dolly
Our own doll shrine at home is this thing we found inexplicably abandoned at the St Vincent de Paul op shop in Onehunga.