Hello Kitty Theatre Restaurant HELLO KITTY SHOW BOX Opens its Kawaii Doors to the Public

14.August.2019 | FOOD / SPOT

The official Hello Kitty theatre and restaurant HELLO KITTY SHOW BOX on Awaji Island had its grand opening on August 12.

 

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New photos have emerged giving us a peek inside the restaurant and at the menu.

The restaurant itself is situated in the farmlands of Awaji Island. Hiding on top of the building is an adorable hidden face of Hello Kitty which can’t be seen from the ground.

At the back of the restaurant is a giant screen spanning 6 meters wide and 16 meters tall. The stage in front will give rise to a whole new kind of Hello Kitty entertainment with song, dance and performances.

The menu was conceived by Japanese chef Hal Yamashita and uses healthy, organic ingredients to make incredible dishes that both taste amazing and are fun to look at. As well as vegan dishes, there will be a dessert buffet which also uses healthier alternatives. Everything look delicious!

The interior is both cute and high class, offering the ultimate Hello Kitty restaurant. With its doors now open to the public, fans of Hello Kitty are set to flock to Awaji Island.

 

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    12.August.2019 | ANIME&GAME / SPOT

    The new HELLO KITTY SHOW BOX theatre restaurant is set to bring excitement and thrills when it opens on Awaji Island on August 12.

    This theatre-restaurant combination will serve up a dining experience you will never forget with a selection of healthy cuisine including vegan cooking. For entertainment, you can look forward to browsing the incredible gallery which will make use of various media art forms including 3D holograms. There will also be a range of shows made up of song, dance and musical performance.

    The building itself is situated within farmlands and is crowned with the adorable hidden face of Hello Kitty which can’t be seen from the ground.

    The Hello Kitty Dream Gallery will use 3D holograms to bring Hello Kitty to life before your very eyes. The story will follow our feline heroine in which her dream to become a pianist comes true. The Hello Kitty Dream Entertainment Show will make use of giant LED screens and Hello Kitty will put on a cute performance of song, dance and music.

     

    The menu was conceived by Japanese chef Hal Yamashita and uses healthy, organic ingredients to make incredible dishes that both taste amazing and are fun to look at. As well as vegan dishes, there will be a dessert buffet which also uses healthier alternatives.

     

    And if you’re hoping to stock up on Hello Kitty merchandise then you’re in luck―the site’s Hello Kitty shop will stock exclusive items you can’t get anywhere else.

     

    Immerse yourself in all things Hello Kitty at HELLO KITTY SHOW BOX, opening on August 12, 2019.

     

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  • Celebrate Hello Kitty’s 45th Anniversary at the Hello Kitty Collection Exhibition in Chiba

    07.August.2019 | SPOT

    Lovers of Sanrio and all things Hello Kitty won’t want to miss the 45th Anniversary Hello Kitty Collection Exhibition currently being held at Sogo Chiba until August 15.

     

    The event look backs at the kawaii history of Hello Kitty with a huge range of old and new merchandise. There’s also photo spots for taking cute photos, a wall of Hello Kitty plush toys, touch interactive digital videos, and much more.

     

    If you’re looking to stock up on your collection of Hello Kitty merch then you have around 850 items to choose from including goodies exclusive to the event, pre-sales of items to be released at a later date, and more. There’s even a pottery workshop as well as a chance to take your photo with the real Hello Kitty.

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    Get ready to witness a wide selection of Hello Kitty goods from across generations, including rare and vintage items no longer manufactured. Witness the history of Hello Kitty’s kawaii world and how things changed through the years to fit each generation.

    Digital Content & Plush Toy Wall

    Get interactive with Hello Kitty with the wall mapping – touch the wall and see the visuals change. There’s also another wall completely full of Hello Kitty toys which makes for a really cute photo opportunity.

    Photo With Hello Kitty

    Hello Kitty will be present on August 12 in a beautiful kimono ready to have her picture taken with you! Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before each session. Spaces are limited so make sure you’re on time!

    Date: August 12, 2019 at 11:00/13:00/15:00

    Location: Floor 6F Event Hall

    No. of People: 20 per shoot

    Workshop

    Paint your very own ceramic Hello Kitty ornament. You colouring it means that yours will be unique and the only one in the world♡

    Running: August 7, 2019 – August 15, 2019

    Time: 11:00-16:00

    No. of People: 30 per day

    Price: ¥1,296

     

    Hello Kitty Kawaii Market
    Get your hands one one of 850 pieces of Hello Kitty merchandise from plush toys to stationery, interior items and more. Many of these items are exclusive to the exhibition.

    Mascot Holder – ¥1,728 (400 Available – 1 Per Person) / Acrylic Key Ring – ¥648 / Mug – ¥1,080 / Hand Towel – ¥756

    Replica Classical doll – ¥17,280 / Mini Mascot Brooch (20 Designs) – ¥1,080 Each (1 Per Person) / A4 Folders (Includes 2) – ¥486

     

    Enter the adorable world of Hello Kitty this summer and help her celebrate her 45th anniversary.

  • Sanrio Unveil New Sporty Merchandise Collection Featuring Hello Kitty, My Melody & Others

    11.August.2019 | FASHION

    Sanrio has announced that it will release 24 pieces of merchandise on August 15 in support of the sports season from summer to autumn. The items feature the Sanrio characters donning their sports gear and include megaphones, charms, bags, and more.

    There are many sports events happening right now, and the Sanrio cast are here to help you cheer on your favourite teams: Hello Kitty, My Melody, Pocchaco, Pompompurin, Cinnamoroll, and Kuromi.

    The megaphones are a must-have, featuring cute plush toy attachments of the characters which can be used at events like a vuvuzela.


    Keep your things safe with one of six “Mascot Holder” bags with each character donning different sportswear: table tennis for Hello Kitty, Tennis for My Melody, Rugby for Pompompurin, baseball for Cinnamoroll, soccer for Kuromi, and basketball for Pochacco.

    And for good luck, grab one of the lucky charms which have a gold medal and message inside them. Attach them to your phone or keep them in  your pocket!

     

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