Hello Kitty is a Japanese character of a cat made in 1976 by a Japanese design company named Sanrio. Her real name is Kitty White. The character has a large head with, usually, a red bow between her ears and she has no mouth. Sanrio said that she was not given a mouth because she communicate by using the heart instead of speaking one particular language. Hello Kitty is known all over the world.
Hello Kitty became very popular with young school-girls during the 1980s. Because a Japanese singer, Kahara Tomomi, who was very popular among young school-girls said openly that she loved Hello Kitty on the TV. In the 1990s the film made more products with the picture of the cat which would appeal to teenagers and young women. During the later part of the first decade of the 21st century, Hello Kitty began targeting boys and young men with Hello Kitty for Boys. The character uses darker colours and a dark bow when it is targeted to males.
Hello Kitty has become very successful. The character's picture is on over fifty thousand products sold in 600 countries and areas. Sanrio’s amusement park Puroland opened in 1990. It is visited by more than 1.5 million visitors each year. Hello Kitty has been an animated character, such as in Hello Kitty’s Furry Tale Theatre, shown on United States television during 1987 and 1991.
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Kitty White[change | change source]
She was born in London at November 1. She likes the apple pie which is made by her mother. Her mother have her wear a ribon on her left ear in order to tell between Kitty and Mimmy.She likes making cookies and playing the piano. She wants to be a pianist or a poet.Her height is as same as five apples and her weight is as same as three apples. Her boy friend is Daniel Star.
Mimmy White[change | change source]
She is a twin sister of Kitty White. She wear a ribbon on her right ear. Mostly, her ribbon is yellow. She is shy and a girly girl.
Daniel Star[change | change source]
He is a Kitty's childhood friend and now her boy friend.He is often called "Dear Daniel" like "Hello Kitty".He is naive and sentimental. His birthday is May 3. He likes cheese cakes and Yogurt. He is good at dancing and playing the piano. He wants to be a photographer.
Mary White[change | change source]
She is Kitty and Mimmy's mother. She is very kind and good at cooking,cleaning and washing. Her birthday is September 14.
George White[change | change source]
He is Kitty and Mimmy's father. He is very reliable and humorous man. His birthday is June 3.
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References[change | change source]
- The Independent, 21 May 2008 pp22–23.
- Sanriotown website