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Hello Kitty first appeared on Japanese kids' stationery in the '70s, but she's pawed her way to fame among Hollywood celebs with a line that includes everything from pajamas to bubble gum! Get the goods on everyone's favorite kitten, Hello Kitty!

Hello Kitty - The Man Behind the Cat

Sanrio is a Japanese company that's famous for its cute and adorable cartoon characters like Cinnamoroll and Keroppi - but Hello Kitty is the most popular and successful. She was created by designer Ikuko Shimizu in 1974, and named after one of Alice's cats in the book, Through the Looking Glass, by Lewis Carroll. Since British culture was popular with Japanese girls at the time of Hello Kitty's creation, she was made into an English cat!

Hello Kitty - Fun Facts

  • Hello Kitty's full name is Kitty White.
  • Hello Kitty is in the third grade, but she was introduced to the world on November 1, 1974 - that makes her 30 years old!
  • Hello Kitty lives in London, England.
  • Hello Kitty is as tall as five apples and weighs as much as three apples.
  • Hello Kitty has a twin sister, Mimmy, who is also her best friend. You can tell them apart cuz they wear ribbons on different ears.
  • Hello Kitty wants to be a poet or pianist when she grows up.
  • Hello Kitty's hobbies include listening to music, traveling, reading, eating yummy cookies and making new friends - as Hello Kitty says, you can never have too many friends!

Hello Kitty - The Kitty Collection

The cartoon character first appeared on wallets and stationery, but has clawed her way up to the top of the fashion world. From jewelry and purses to clothing and boy-short underwear, Hello Kitty has come a long way from her retro beginnings. And now, the cute cat can be found on cell phones! Gwen Stefani and Outkast's Big Boi were the first to scoop up the special edition Hello Kitty phone. Check it out at the Sanrio store!

Hello Kitty - Kitty Sightings

Hello Kitty isn't just popular with tweens, but also with celebs! Stars like Scarlett Johansson, Jessica Alba, Christina Aguilera and Destiny's Child are into the Kitty craze. But Mariah Carey may be Hello Kitty's biggest fan - she owns the hair dryer, the toaster and the boom box!

  • Take a look at all the Hello Kitty merchandise at the official Sanrio website!
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rainbowpoptart
rainbowpoptart posted in Style:
Hello Amelia! Fellow natural ginger here. Your hair is a gorgeous colour and I don't blame your parents for not wanting you to dye it. How about the dye only be temporary? It won't stay on forever, so you'll have your cool rainbow colours and still have your natural colour. I do need to warn you, though, don't dye your hair too much. It's not good for your scalp. Good luck. :)
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Pink_Cool_Girl
Pink_Cool_Girl posted in Style:
They know what is best for you. But if you really wanna dye your hair, you should compromise with them. Like for instance: tell them you can dye the bottom of your hair the color, and then when you get older, you could maybe dye a little more, and so on. But your parents know what's best for you, and they want you to look presentable.                       ~PCG :)
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PaytonTehPanda
PaytonTehPanda posted in Style:
Hello players of KidzWorld! I am Amelia, feel free to call me Payton or whatever you'd like! So, let us jump right into this! :D -=+=- I have natural ginger hair and really, REALLY strict parents. I would like to dye my hair this blue color called "Atomic Turquoise" by Maniac Panic :) However, my parents don't want me to dye my hair as they think that these colors look "trashy". Girls whom I know, have dyed hair. One of them even has piercings I want. Another has had her hair every color of the rainbow and more! So, my parents are very strict and quite... I don't even know. They won't allow me to do anything really... Does anyone have anything I can use to have my parents allow me to dye my hair? Thank you! :D <3 ~Payton
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donteatcarrots
donteatcarrots posted in Style:
lisp or not, i'm sure you're a nice person. i don't even know if you can get rid of this lisp- maybe practice speaking at home, try different movements with your lips or mouth, i don't know. don't let a lisp make you less confident, that doesn't change anything about you as a person. be yourself and be confident.
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Ezma
Ezma posted in Style:
Dear Dish it, Im already a grown teen but I don't think I am that easy to get along whem meeting new friends in school. And I think its because I lose my confidence cause I got some speech defect which called lisp. I often sometimes looks weird when theyre talking to me and It really affects me. What should I do? I have read and tried all the practice and therapy I read in the internet for a year but it doesnt make a change. I hope you help me
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