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New Line and Flynn Picture to Develop Hello Kitty Film

Sanrio recently sold the film rights of their iconic Hello Kitty property to Warner Bros.’ New Line Cinema and Flynn Picture Company, who will be on hand to develop the first English-language feature based on the Hello Kitty franchise. There are no details yet on the project, so nobody knows if it will be live action, animation, or a hybrid. Beau Flynn and Wendy Jacobson are attached to the ...


Hello Kitty Kruisers races onto Nintendo Switch

Get ready to put your paws on the metal as Hello Kitty Kruisers with Sanrio Friends is coming to Nintendo Switch. Developed by Scarab Entertainment and published by Rising Star Games, the kart racer will launch this spring on Nintendo’s hybrid platform. Take to the starting grid with Hello Kitty and her Sanrio friends as they race on land, over water and even through the air. Will anyone ...


Sanrio and DC Team Up for Hello Kitty x Wonder Woman

Sanrio has recently joined forced with DC in order to bring to life a timely, and we dare say extremely cute, inter-franchise crossovers: Hello Kitty Wonder Woman. As the name implies, the character is Sanrio’s Hello Kitty mascot, dressed up in full regalia as DC Comic’s Wonder Woman, which has recently enjoyed a surge of mainstream popularity as a result of the highly successful blockbuster ...


Sanrio and SEGA Partners For Sonic the Hedgehog x Sanrio Collection

SEGA and Sanrio have recently teamed up in order to launch the first ever Sonic the Hedgehog x Sanrio collection through select Sanrio stores and the online store at The initial line up will consist of 10” plushies with designs that blend SEGA and Sanrios trade mark characters, such as Sonic, Tails, Knuckles, Amy, Hello Kitty, Badtz-Maru, Chococat, and My Melody. The second phase of ...


Hello Kitty Makes its Way to Super Mario Maker

While an official Hello Kitty and Super Mario Bros. crossover game is highly unlikely at this point in time, fans of both franchises can at least do things on their own as Hello Kitty, along with the adorable My Melody are coming to the Wii U’s Super Mario Maker. Both Hello Kitty and My Melody costumes are now available in-game via a special Event Course. The costumes come with custom ...


Sanrio’s American Branch Plans Hello Kitty Film Project

Sanrio has recently announced that their new American subsidiary, Sanrio Media & Pictures Entertainment, will be producing a new Hello Kitty film, with target date penciled in for 2019. The project has a budget of 20 to 30 billion yen (roughly equivalent to 160 – 240 million USD), which is a lot higher than Sanrio’s typical budget for films and animated works in Japan, usually costing ...


Nintendo 3DS Gets a New Kart Racer Based on Sanrio Franchise

It doesn’t matter if she’s a cat or an English girl, Hello Kitty is still our favorite Sanrio character, and it turns out she’s going to be part of a new kart racing game for the Nintendo 3DS, titled Hello Kitty & Sanrio Friends 3D Racing. Details are still sparse at the moment, but the existence of the project was made known after listings for the game were spotted at and ...


Hello Kitty and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Team Up

While both the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Hello Kitty are known for being merchandise-oriented franchises, they’re not exactly the sort of properties that you would expect to team up, mainly because they are targeting two separate markets. However, last November 23rd, the unexpected happened and Japan’s Hello Kitty and the US’Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have released a collaboration ...

VIZ Media Launches Street Fighter X Sanrio

VIZ Media Launches Street Fighter X Sanrio

We’re still a few months away from April, so this isn’t an April Fool’s Joke: VIZ Media has recently partnered with Sanrio and Capcom in order to launch a wide variety of licensed products based on a weird mashup called Street Fighter x Sanrio. ...

New Hello Kitty Game for the Nintendo DS

New Hello Kitty Game for the Nintendo DS

Majesco Entertainment and its development partner Chaotic Moon has just released a new Hello Kitty game for the Nintendo DS. Titled Hello Kitty Picnic with Sanrio Friends, the game has players joining Hello Kitty and numerous Sanrio Friends as they prepare for a picnic, playing 10 different mini-games that include Hidden Object, Spot the Difference, and Picnic Blanket Checkers as they collect ...

Sanrio Meets Ringu in Sadako 3D

Sanrio Meets Ringu in Sadako 3D

Hello Kitty and Sadako Yamamura don’t exactly belong together within the same sentence, much less the same movie, especially if we’re talking about the theatrical release of the latest installment in the classic J-horror franchise. But it’s actually going to happen: to commemorate the Japanese release of Sadako 3D, Sanrio will release three Sadako 3D x Hello Kitty designs. ...

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