Gundam vs. Hello Kitty DJ Night to be Held at Tokyo Mystery Circus
In the lead up to the Gundam and Hello Kitty games arriving at Tokyo Mystery Circus on July 18, which is being held as part of the ongoing Gundam vs. Hello Kitty Project, a special event titled “Gundam vs. Hello Kitty DJ Night” will take place at the site on July 17.
Joining the event as a special guest will be DJ Caeser, who was put in charge of the song choice for the Mobile Suit Gundam 40th Anniversary BEST ANIME MIX which made it to No.1 on Oricon’s Anime Weekly charts. Alongsidehim will be DJ Hello Kitty who is set to bring the house down with her cute and fiery energy. It will be held as an invitation-only event which people can be invited to by signing up. Winners will be chosen randomly.
DJ Hello Kitty
Both DJs will play a selection of music released to Gundam and Hello Kitty.
The fight between two of Japan’s biggest franchises, Gundam and Hello Kitty, is set to continue at this special one-night-only DJ show.
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Gundam vs. Hello Kitty DJ Night
Date: July 17, 2019
Location: Tokyo Mystery Circus Floor 4F Hall (APM Bldg., 1-27-5, Kabukicho, Shinjuku, Tokyo)
Format: Invitation-only (sign up with details listed in article)
Entry: Free (including drinks)
Tokyo Mystery Circus Official Website: https://mysterycircus.jp/en/
Gundam vs. Hello Kitty Official Website: https://www.gundamvskitty.com
Gundam Kidou Sakusen: https://mysterycircus.jp/events/4375
Hello Kitty’s Night Museum: https://mysterycircus.jp/events/4378
Hello Kitty and Wish Me Mell Inspire Dinner and Dessert Buffet at Keio Plaza Hotel
Starting September 3, Keio Plaza Hotel Tama will offer a special dinner and dessert buffet inspired by the Sanrio characters Hello Kitty and Wish Me Mell. The adorable event will take place at the Jurin restaurant on the 4th floor, and guests will be able to enjoy some cute dishes and desserts inspired by the character’s gratitude. The event will run until October 30 and will only be held on weekends and holidays.
The restaurant’s patissier has designed a collection of sweet dishes based on the two characters, from strawberry shortcakes inspired by Wish Me Mell’s outfit to pastel-colored cakes and rainbow jello. Cream-filled fruit sandwiches cut to look like Hello Kitty’s face are sure to offer guests the perfect photo op! For those wanting something savory, over 15 dishes will be available, including roast beef, pasta and cheese, curry, and more.
Special seats including large stuffed animal versions of Hello Kitty and Wish Me Mell will be available, limited to two tables per day.
Come enjoy a relaxing meal with these two adorable characters!
Dinner & Dessert Buffet – From Hello Kitty and Wish Me Mell with Thanks
Running: September 3 – October 30, 2022 (Available only on weekends & holidays)
Venue: 4F Restaurant ‘Jurin’
MAN WITH A MISSION Releases Music Video for ‘GUNDAM Iron Blooded Orphans Special Edition’ Theme Song
Rock band MAN WITH A MISSION is getting ready to release a new album, Break and Cross the Walls II, on May 25. Ahead of this exciting date, the group has revealed the music video for Blaze on YouTube!
Blaze has been featured as the opening theme for Mobile Suit GUNDAM Iron Blooded Orphans Special Edition, the nine-episode digest edition of the 2015-2017 anime series, since April. The clip is packed with the anime’s memorable scenes, so be sure to check it out!
The theme song is also available on all popular music streaming sites.
Blaze – MAN WITH A MISSION (GUNDAM Iron Blooded Orphans Special Edition Anime Music Video)
MAN WITH A MISSION will start a nationwide tour, MAN WITH A MISSION Presents Break and Cross the Walls Tour 2022, on June 16.
Streaming Links: https://MWAM.lnk.to/MDQBjwWN
MAN WITH A MISSION Official Website: http://www.mwamjapan.info/
Mobile Suit GUNDAM Iron Blooded Orphans Special Edition
MBS: Tuesdays 27:30-28:00
TOKYO MX: Tuesdays 22:29-23:00
BS11: Fridays 19:30～20:00
Special Site: http://g-tekketsu.com/
Soft and Adorable yoshikitty Pastel Moon Plushies Available for Preorder
13.May.2022 | FASHION
Yoshikitty, a character formed in collaboration between Hello Kitty and rock legend YOSHIKI, is being featured in an adorable new collection! Items in the Moon Pastel collection are now available to preorder at the Asunaro Online Store and the yoshikitty Online Shop.
Yoshikitty first debuted in 2009 as a collaboration between YOSHIKI of X JAPAN and Sanrio’s popular character Hello Kitty. These new plushies were inspired by YOSHIKI’s hairstyle when he first debuted and his classic purple eyeshadow.
Since the character’s creation, over 10 different designs have been released. The Pastel Moon Series is a first, showing a different side to the usual grungy rock ‘n roll vibe. No one expected a fluffy unicorn yoshikitty with such soft colors!
Medium Plush : ¥5,800 (Tax Included) / Large Plushie: ¥8,800 (Tax Included)
Colorful Charm (Chain not included) : ¥1,100 (Tax Included)
The collection includes two plush toys, a mascot keychain, a colorful charm, and two reusable bags. Will you be snagging anything?
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YOSHIKI x Hello Kitty Goods Now Available at the Yoshikitty Online Shop
22.April.2022 | FASHION
Yoshikitty, a character formed in collaboration between Hello Kitty and rock legend YOSHIKI, now has an online shop!
Yoshikitty first debuted in 2009 as a collaboration between YOSHIKI of X JAPAN and Sanrio’s popular character Hello Kitty. The character’s first goods collection sold out immediately, with additional items also selling out online the same day. Yoshikitty’s popularity isn’t limited only to Japan, with global fans also anxious to snag some of this sought-after merchandise.
Since 2015, Yoshikitty has been nominated for the Sanrio Character Awards, rising in popularity year after year and keeping up with other beloved Sanrio personalities.
To commemorate the eighth consecutive year of her appearance in the Sanrio Character Awards, the Yoshikitty Online Shop has opened its doors. Fans can now purchase a number of exclusive items whenever they please!
Opening Announcement Video
Pouch (3 colors: Purple, Red, Blue): ¥2,600 each (Tax Included)
Cushion (3 colors: Purple, Red, Gray): ¥4,400 each (Tax Included)
To celebrate the shop’s opening, a new collection of lace goods is on sale now, featuring the character alongside roses and musical notes in elegant black lace. Items available include pouches, tote bags, and plenty of other goods perfect for both everyday use and formal occasions.
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©️ 2022 Japan Music Agency Co., Ltd.
Yoshikitty Online Shop
Website Now Open
Website URL: https://www.yoshikitty.shop/
Hello Kitty and the United Nations Reveal New Collaborative Products
07.April.2022 | FASHION
Sanrio has announced the Hello Kitty SDG series of products, scheduled to release on March 25, 2022. The designs for the series were developed in collaboration with the United Nations with the aim of spreading knowledge about Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) throughout the world. These items will be available at Sanrio stores, in department stores, and online.
The Hello Kitty SDGs series features a lineup of goods made from environmentally friendly materials. These items are perfect for daily use, and all were designed to raise awareness of SDGs and the global environment with Hello Kitty in the office, at school, and at home.
Merchandise at a Glance
Tote Bag: ¥2,750
Each Tote Bag is made of 100% organic cotton canvas.
Clear Folder: ¥594
Made of recycled polypropylene.
Each mug is made of recyclable materials.
Neck Strap: ¥1,980
Recycled PET bottles were used to create this product.
In September 2018, Hello Kitty launched her own YouTube channel to promote peace and harmony around the world.
As of March 16, Hello Kitty has uploaded 27 videos, so be sure to watch them all!
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Hello Kitty SDGs
Release Date: March 25, 2022
Where to Buy: Sanrio Shops Nationwide, Department Store Sanrio Corners, Sanrio Online Shop
Hello Kitty Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyof-1Ko_jy2sOtivyTpc4Q
New Merchandise Now Available from the Hello Kitty Museum Art Collection
01.April.2022 | FASHION
New items from the Hello Kitty Museum Art Collection, a series in which Sanrio’s popular character Hello Kitty collaborates with a number of classic masterpieces, are now available at the Asunarosha Online Shop!
Hello Kitty Reimagined in 7 Iconic Paintings
・The Scream – Edvard Munch
・Mona Lisa – Leonardo da Vinci
・The Milkmaid – Johannes Vermeer
・The Fifer – Edouard Manet
・Woman with a Parasol – Claude Monet
・Portrait of Mademoiselle Irene Cahen d’Anvers – Pierre-Auguste Renoir
・The Green Dancer – Edgar Degas
Sliding Puzzle (3 varieties)
Picture Frame Magnets (5 varieties)
Stickers (7 varieties)
Mini Mascot Stickers
Scratch Art (Pack of 10)
The Hello Kitty Museum Art Collection transforms Hello Kitty into famous masterpieces that everyone has seen before. The first collaboration in 2013 saw the popular character in Edvard Munch’s The Scream and was a massive hit! Which piece of art is your favorite?
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Cotomono Marche Collaborates with Sanrio Characters for New Jewelry Collection
12.March.2022 | FASHION
Cotomono Marche’s original brand ‘BUTTON&CUFFLINKS’ has released a selection of earrings and brooches inspired by popular Sanrio characters! These are available online and at select Cotomono Marche stores.
The accessories are inspired by Hello Kitty, Cinnamoroll, Pompompurin, My Melody, Kuromi, and Little Twin Stars, and are perfect for Sanrio fans of any age.
Earrings: ¥2,750 (Tax Included) / Brooch: ¥1,650 (Tax Included)
Hello Kitty debuted in 1974 and continues to captivate fans around the world. The character peeking out from behind an apple is an original design for the collaboration.
Pompompurin and Cinnamoroll have been transformed into adorable accessories, while My Melody and Kuromi are featured in two different color palettes: seasonal pastel or vivid.
The Little Twin Stars accessories are perfect for wearing with a friend, with a different character on each ear!
Buttons & Cufflinks Sanrio Character Mini Accessories
Release Date: February 11, 2022
Where to Buy: 26 Cotomono Marche stores nationwide, Limited-Time Shop, Online Store
Online Shop: https://cotomono.official.ec
Hello Kitty Releases Collaboration Video with YouTube’s Most-Watched Cat Mochimaru
On February 22, Hello Kitty released her first collaboration video with the popular YouTube channel Mochimaru Diary, which currently has over 1.6 million subscribers!
Mochimaru Diary follows the uneventful life of Mochimaru, a Scottish Fold, whose life is documented by his owner. The collaboration was planned as a celebration of Cat Day, which takes place in Japan on February 22.
In the video, Hello Kitty talks passionately about the 10 most adorable things about Mochimaru. Be sure to give it a watch!
Hello Kitty is a Mega-fan?! Video Highlights and Screencaps
Comment from Hello Kitty
I’ve been such a big fan of Mochimaru for so long, I can’t believe we finally get to collab~
We had a super happy day talking about all the things Mochi likes!
I’m a little embarrassed to be THIS excited, but I’m just so happy to bring everyone this video for Cat Day!
Give it a watch for me! ♡
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Hello Kitty’s Official YouTube Channel: https://youtube.com/channel/UCyof-1Ko_jy2sOtivyTpc4Q
Resi Stay The Hotel Kyoto Opens Hello Kitty-Themed Room
18.February.2022 | SPOT
Japanese hotel chain Resi Stay is known for having some stylish rooms. After a Hello Kitty-themed room opened at the hotel’s Kyoto Nishiki branch, Resi Stay The Hotel Kyoto in the center of the city has now opened a brand-new Hello Kitty room!
The new concept room combines the cuteness of the Sanrio character with traditional Japanese elements like sliding doors and paper screens. Made to look like a Kyoto teahouse, guests also won’t leave empty-handed–those reserving the room will get a free Hello Kitty tote bag, mask, hand sanitizer, and mask case.
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Hello Kitty and Cinnamoroll Collaborate with Pringles for the First Time
Sanrio characters Hello Kitty and Cinnamoroll are collaborating with the potato chip brand Pringles, which are sold in over 140 countries around the world. The new products were made just in time for White Day, and are currently available for purchase on the Sanrio Online Shop, at Sanrio stores nationwide, and at Sanrio corners in major department stores.
Pringles and Plushie
Pringles Pen Holder
Pringles Drawstring Bag
Pringles Mini Tote Bag
The two popular Sanrio characters are sporting fake mustaches to look like Mister P. These gifts are paired with the popular snack and are perfect not only for White Day, but just to give to a friend for fun! The Pringles & Plushie sets come with detachable fake mustaches for the stuffed animals as well.
The Pringles paired with Hello Kitty is the traditional salty flavor, while Cinnamoroll is in charge of Sour Cream & Onion.
Hello Kitty & Cinnamoroll Pringles Collaboration
Available Now at the Sanrio Online Shop, Department Store Sanrio Corners, and other shops offering Sanrio products.
Main Store: https://shop.sanrio.co.jp/
PayPay Mall: https://paypaymall.yahoo.co.jp/store/sanrio/top/
Mobile Suit Gundam 00 Collaborates with GiRLS by PEACH JOHN for Apparel Collection
Japanese lingerie brand PEACH JOHN has begun selling a new collaboration with the popular anime series Mobile Suit Gundam 00. These items are available at select PEACH JOHN stores and online, and consists of two lingerie sets, loungewear, and a reusable bag. Those wanting to buy these pieces in-store will need to go to the Shibuya, Shinjuku Sanchome, or Osaka locations.
Peasy001 / Peasy Panties
Mobile Suit Gundam 00 Bra Set (No Wires)
Oversized PJ Set
Haro Reusable Bag
Many popular emblems and logos from the popular series appear on these pieces. The Peasy001 set features a non-wired bra top that is extremely comfortable, with fabric made of glossy stretch satin.
The soft and warm pajamas are available in pastel tones matching the image colors of the main characters, and all are available in loose sizes to make them extra cozy.
The reuseable bag is large enough to hold A3-sized items, and is made of a light and durable polyester fabric with the beloved character Haro printed all over it. It also includes a storage pouch which can be used as a coin purse or small accessory case.
Mobile Suit Gundam 00 x PEACH JOHN
Now on Sale
Where to Buy:
GiRLS by PEACH JOHN Official Site: https://www.peachjohn.co.jp/girls/
Mobile Suit Gundam 00 Collaboration Collection Special Site: https://www.peachjohn.co.jp/pj/special/pj21wi/gundam/
GiRLS by PEACH JOHN Official Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/girlsbypj/
Official Site: http://www.peachjohn.co.jp
Earthenware Pot Shaped Like Char’s Z’Gok from Mobile Suit Gundam Released
07.December.2021 | ANIME&GAME
Premium Bandai is now accepting orders for a new Earthware Pot resembling Char’s Z’Gok from the anime series Mobile Suit Gundam. This is perfect for cooking up some stew this winter season!
Char’s Z’Gok Earthenware Pot: ¥7,480 (Tax Included) *Shipping and Handling not included
The pot is large enough to make food for 1-2 people and is designed to look like Char’s Z’Gok from the “ascending from underwater” scene in the Battle of Jaburo. The pot’s steam vent is the Mobile Suit’s missile launch port!
This product is available to purchase at GUNDAM Cafe locations around Japan and online at the Premium Bandai store. Items ordered online will ship in December.
Char’s Z’Gok Earthenware Pot
Dimensions: W210 x D187 x H126mm
Materials: Pot, Heat-resistant Ceramic / Lid, Porcelain
Made in Japan
Where to Buy: Bandai Namco’s Premium Bandai Website (https://p-bandai.jp) /
GUNDAM Cafe’s Nationwide
*Now available to order, items will ship in December.
Product Details: https://p-bandai.jp/item/item-1000167119/