Who doesn’t know Hello Kitty? I think all of us know her! She is the world’s most famous cutie cat! But… How well do you know her? Let me share some info about Hello Kitty.
Hello Kitty (ハローキティ Harō Kiti?) (full name Kitty White (キティ・ホワイト Kiti howaito?)) is a fictional character produced by the Japanese company Sanrio, first designed by Yuko Shimizu. She is portrayed as a female white Japanese bobtail cat with a red bow. The character’s first appearance on an item, a vinyl coin purse, was introduced in Japan in 1974 and brought to the United States in 1976. The character is a staple of thekawaii segment of Japanese popular culture. At age 36 as of 2010, Sanrio has groomed Hello Kitty into a global marketing phenomenon worth $5 billion a year.
According to hello-kitty.co.uk
Hello Kitty was born on November 1st 1974, in suburban London, England.
She is very energetic and loves to play outdoors, in the park or forest. But you can also find her happily practicing on the piano or baking a cake, too!
Kitty lives in London, England with her mother, Mary, dad, George, and twin sister Mimmy. Kitty is curious whereas Mimmy is shy.
Hello Kitty symbolizes generosity, innocence, kindness and most importantly… friendship
Her friends are Cathy, Tippy, Joey, Jodie, Fifi, Tracy, Tiny Chum, Rory, Mory, Tim and Tommy. Both Hello Kitty and Mimi are in 3rd grade. They have many friends at school and, together, they share many adventures. When school’s out Hello Kitty travels the world making new friends.
Her generosity and kindness endear her to everyone she meets. Her favorite thing is do tea parties and her hobbies include music, reading, eating the cookies her mother bakes, and best of all making new friends. Like she says “You can never have too many friends.”
She weighs the same as 3 apples.
|KITTY – A very energetic little girl, Kitty loves to play outdoors, in the park or forest. But you can also find her happily practicing on the piano or baking a cake, too!|
|MIMMY – Kitty’s twin sister. She is shy. Kitty and Mimmy always spend time together because they are best friends. Mimmy wears a ribbon on her right ear so people can tell her and Kitty apart.|
|GEORGE – Kitty’s Papa. He has a fabulous sense of humor and loves to make his family laugh. George works for a trading company. He is always hardworking and dependable, but sometimes a little absent-minded|
|MARY – Kitty’s Mama. She is very kind and loving. Mary loves cooking and taking care of the house. Her apple pie is famous|
|ANTHONY – Kittys Grandpa. He knows lots of neat stuff, and can tell great tales. Also he loves to paint|
|MARGARET – Kitty’s Grandma. She is a master pudding maker. And she loves doing embroidery in her rocking-chair.|
Just recently Hello Kitty and her family landed Davao City. They are currently in SM Lanang Premier. They will be staying there until December 31, 2013. Here are some of their pictures:
If you have time you may visit Hello Kitty and her family. You may also have pictures taken with them. Enjoy!