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Moving Forward :)

I can’t believe September is nearly over! This year has gone very quickly and over the summer I have been very busy exhibiting at various events and working in my shop. I also spent the summer as some of you … Continue reading

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Introducing Blythe Dolls

Many brands like Hello Kitty have proven very popular in Japan, and aesthetically I think many of these brands share similarities with Hello Kitty and the views and values she promotes. In particular I think the growth of Blythe dolls … 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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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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