Learn more about Hello Kitty Culture, Sanrio, Kitty White, Mimmy White, Dear Daniel, Charmmy Kitty and other information on Hello Kitty and the Sanrio brand below.
About Hello Kitty Culture:
Why did we create HelloKittyCulture.com? Because, just like you, we are HUGE Hello Kitty fans! We wanted to make a special place online for all of you Hello Kitty fans to find Hello Kitty products, images, videos, events and news.
About Hello Kitty – the Brand:
Did you know that Hello Kitty has been around since 1974? Here are some other fun facts about the Hello Kitty and the Sanrio brand:
All About Kitty White:
- “Hello Kitty” is actually the name of the group of characters – the main character herself is actually named “Kitty White”.
- Kitty White is also known as Kitty-chan.
- Kitty White was born on November 1st in the suburbs of London England.
- She is 5 apples tall and weighs 3 apples.
- She is smart and kindhearted, very close to her twin sister “Mimmy”.
- She is an excellent cook – she loves to bake cookies and homemade apple pie.
- She collects cute things.
- She likes school and her favorite classes are English, music and art.
All About Mimmy White:
- Mimmy White is the identical twin sister of “Hello Kitty” (Kitty White).
- Mimmy is shy and very girly.
- Mimmy likes to sew and daydream about weddings and getting married one day.
- Kitty wears her bow on the left ear and Mimmy wears hers on the right.
All About Kitty and Mimmy Whites Family:
- Kitty and Mimmy White have a big family.
- Their Daddy is named George and he is dependable, funny and a little absent-minded.
- Their Mamma is named Mary and she is a good cook who enjoys doing housework.
- Their Grandpa is named Anthony and he is a good storyteller.
- Their Grandma is named Margaret and she enjoys sewing, just like Mimmy.
All About Dear Daniel:
- Dear Daniel is Hello Kitty’s childhood friend.
- He was born on May 3rd, in London England.
- His real name is Daniel Starr, but he is known as Dear Daniel.
- When they were younger, he traveled a lot with his parents and was away from Hello Kitty for a long time.
- He is fashionable, sensitive, good and dancing and loves to play the piano.
- He is interested in photography and dreams of being famous one day.
All About Charmmy Kitty:
- Charmmy Kitty is Hello Kitty’s pet.
- She is a white, Persian cat.
- She is obedient, docile and likes shiny things.
- She wears a necklace that holds the key to Hello Kitty’s jewelry box.
- Hello Kitty also has a pet hamster named Sugar that was given to her by Dear Daniel.
All About Sanrio:
- The founder of Sanrio is named Shintaro Tsuji.
- He began selling rubber sandals with flowers painted on them in 1962.
- He hired cartoonists to add cute designs to the sandals.
- Hello Kitty was designed by Yuko Shimizu and was added to the cartoon lineup of characters on 1974.
- Hello Kitty was first seen in Japan on a vinyl coin purse, she was sitting between a bottle of milk and a fishbowl.
- She was later seen in the United States for the first time in 1976.
- Sanrio decided to make Hello Kitty British.
- It is said that Hello Kitty does not have a mouth because Sanrio wanted people to “project their feelings onto the character”.
- Another explanation about the mouth says she doesn’t need one as she “speaks from the heart. She’s Sanrio’s ambassador to the world and isn’t bound to any particular language”.
- Sanrio want people to see Hello Kitty as a symbol for friendship across the world.
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