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Short Stories for Teachers

Hello Kitty History and Character Facts
By:Gail Leino

The most well known and loved character of Hello Kitty has several friends, Mama, Papa, Mimmy, Tim and Tammy, Mory, Cathy, Jody, Thomas and others. Hers is a world filled with family, caring fun, good manners and polite friends. Hello Kitty lives with her family, her mama, papa, and her twin sister Mimmy. She is one of the most popular fictional characters created by the Japanese company Sanrio. Hello Kitty started out by becoming very popular in Japan amongst school aged girls, and then made her way to Britain and America.

Despite being born in Japan, Hello Kitty is British and her family lives in Suburban London. Her weight is described as being that of three shiny apples and her favorite food is Apple Pie made by Mama. Hello Kitty likes traveling, music, reading, yummy cookies, making new friends and collecting lots of cute items like sweets and goldfish. Hello Kitty is still a kitten despite being born on November 1, 1974, such is the luck of a fictional cartoon character.

Hello Kitty has been the star of her own anime series in Japan and America. She’s been a part of Hello Kitty’s Animation Theatre, which featured remakes of popular fairy tales. Hello Kitty has her own line of Hello Kitty products which range from plushy animal toys to purses to cute clothing. Even popular stars in Hollywood have been seen wearing the Hello Kitty line of clothing. You’ll even see Hello Kitty stamped boldly on her own Mastercard Debit card. The littlest fans of Hello Kitty will be glad to know that soon Hello Kitty will appear in her own claymation series called Hello Kitty’s Stump Village.

Hello Kitty makes for a great party theme for a girls party up through the preteen years. She’s an excellent party theme character for a slumber party and you are certain to find lots of pillows, blankets and sleeping bags with the Hello Kitty character on them.

Gail Leino

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