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Hello Kitty Is Japan’s Cultural Envoy

by | 19th, May 2008

hello-kitty.pngHELLO Kitty is Japan’s “government envoy”, chosen to represent the country in China and Hong Kong.

Sanrio Co. President Shintaro Tsuji called Hello Kitty’s new appointment “an honor” and pledged to “work hard to attract many visitors” to the land of the creepy cat.

Hello Kitty first appeared on a plastic coin purse in 1974. It now infects some 50,000 products in 60 countries.

And be afraid. According to her official profile from Sanrio, Hello Kitty lives with her family in London…


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