All About Japan

Doraemon & Hello Kitty United at Last!

Japan's two most famous not-quite-cats have teamed up for a line of character goods that will have every fan running for their nearest Sanrio store!

Sanrio Brings in the New Year with Hello Kitty

Even if you forgot to send out your Christmas cards this year, you can still mail out Sario New Year's cards with some eye-popping features.

Back to Basics with Hello Kitty

Looking for something different from the typical smartphone? Relive the simplicity of the '90s with Ola Inc.'s adorable new Hello Kitty flip phone.

Triangular Rice Balls Are So Last Season

This group of cute anime edibles with rounded, 3-D bodies might be at home sitting in a museum!

Adorable Kitty-chan Kendama

Sanrio Company's star character Kitty-chan, and her friends, remake a classic Japanese toy.

Build Your Very Own Evangelion Unit-01

Spice up your workspace with a model of Eva Unit-01 from the hit anime series 'Neon Genesis Evangelion'!

Pompompurin Takes Over Shinjuku Station!

The adorable half dog, half flan Sanrio character, Pompompurin, is making commuters' lives a little more cheerful at Shinjuku station.

Grab a Cupful of Kitty-Chan

What kind of sweet treats could this adorable kitty be hiding in her limited-edition cup?

A New Kind of Kitty Café Opened in Shanghai

If you're heading to Shanghai, and are a big Hello Kitty fan, you definitely won't want to miss this café!

Our 4 Favorite Bento Channels

A well-done bento is truly a work of art, and a number of English-language YouTube channels have sprung up with the hope of teaching folks easy techniques for preparing a unique and tasty box.

Hello Kitty Toilet Seat Cover & Bidet

Sanrio releases a Hello Kitty toilet seat cover and bidet for the most devout Hello Kitty fans.

These Cantaloupes Are Ripe With Cuteness

Hokkaido's Hello Kitty melons are just too cute to slice into! But you'd better hurry if you want one since only 300 are available!

10 Things That'll Surprise You in Japan!

Are these normal Japanese things weird to you? Here are the 10 things that might surprise you when you visit Japan for the first time.

Gudetama, You've Been Served

This lazy egg character has come to terms with his fate of being part of a delicious meal served on your plate.

The BBC Investigates Bento

With some Japanese mothers admitting to spending hours each morning on their children’s lunches, how far is too far in the name of kawaii?

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