Hello Kitty News Adds Anticipation to Museum and Convention Plans

Hello Kitty News Adds Anticipation to Museum and Convention Plans

The revelation that Hello Kitty is not a cat shocked many who have purchased her merchandise for a child or inner child. The not-kitty news adds anticipation as the Japanese American National Museum (JANM) in Los Angeles and Sanrio are preparing Hello Kitty’s upcoming birthday retrospective exhibit and plans the first-ever Hello Kitty Con (convention). […]

Hello Kitty Is Not a Cat, Says Japanese Creators

Hello Kitty Is Not a Cat, Says Japanese Creators

Japanese creators of Hello Kitty have confirmed that the character is not a cat. It is something that will confuse many, especially when looking at the characters pointy ears, whiskers and the name “Kitty.” The issue arose when Christine R. Yano, anthropologist at the University of Hawaii called the character a cat. She was getting […]