Monthly Archives: May 2011

What’s your favourite Hello Kitty product/item?

We all know there is a huge range of different Hello Kitty products on the market, so I’d love to know what your personal favourite is. I’ve spent hours searching the internet for my studies to find weird and wonderful … Continue reading

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Past News Articles 2007- The cat that got the cream!

Short article from the BBC about Puroland and the rise of Hello Kitty, how the brand has developed so it’s not just for children.  

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Japanese Street Fashion: Lolita

If you’ve had chance to read my dissertation you’ll know how important Japanese Street styles are, especially in the Harajuku district. Over the last few decades the styles have changed and developed as well as women’s roles. As there are … Continue reading

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Next steps…..

Next Steps…… I sent off my proposal last week; I was quite nervous because I haven’t really produced anything academic for nearly 5 years. After waiting a week I then received an email saying my message had failed to deliver! So … Continue reading

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Past News Articles 2007- Punishment by Hello Kitty

Police chiefs in the Thai capital, Bangkok, have come up with a new way of punishing officers who break the rules – an eye-catching Hello Kitty armband. BBC article

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Sushi-tastic!

Over the years I have collected some classic Hello Kitty merchandise as well as some quite bizarre items. As my blog develops I thought it might be fun if I posted pictures/videos of some of my collection… Below is a … Continue reading

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Taking shape….

Over the last few days I’ve spent time adding extra pages and info to the blog. I’ve also taken the leap to contact my dissertation tutor…luckily he still works at Salford University, he’s passed me on to another lecturer who … Continue reading

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