(Joining me is my Japanese BFF of more than 20 years!)
In partnership with Sanrio Company Ltd, Keio Plaza Hotel Japan unveils 2 very special Hello Kitty Rooms - "Kitty Town" and "Princess Kitty"!
The Hello Kitty rooms are now opened for booking at Keio Plaza Tokyo ( 京王プラザホテル新宿 ) and Keio Plaza Tama ( 京王プラザホテル多摩 ).
Some of the global celebration for the Hello Kitty's 40th Anniversary ( ハローキティ誕生40周年を記念 ):
- Global: Hello Kitty Hug-a-thon - Share a Hug with Hello Kitty, a global "hugathon" event.
- Hong Kong: Hello Kitty Carnival - the exhibition featured a life-sized carousel, a Ferris wheel, and stalls for carnival games.
- Singapore: Hello Kitty Run - 17,000 fans gathered for a 4.2-kilometre Hello Kitty Run to celebrate the anniversary on Saturday.
- Taiwan: The Many Faces of Hello Kitty - 40th Anniversary Exhibition held at Pier-2 Art Centre in Kaohsiung until January 4.
- USA: Hello Kitty Museum Exhibition - Sanrio and the Japanese American National Museum (JANM) celebrate Hello Kitty's 40th Anniversary by exploring her colourful history and influence on art and culture in the first-ever exhibition of its kind.
- USA: Hello Kitty Convention - The first ever Hello Kitty fan convention in the world at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art) in Downtown LA's Little Tokyo. Hello Kitty Con 2014 is presented in conjunction with Target and designed for enthusiasts from around the world to come together to celebrate all things Hello Kitty.
In addition, Hello Kitty will make its appearance as the Train Station Manager outside the ticket gate of Keio Tama Center Station on November 3 to greet the passengers. You may contact Keio Customer Center: Tel: 042-357-6161 (9:00 to 19:00) for more information.
KITTY TOWN Room, A Fantasy Comes True! and Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Hello Kitty Princess Room At Shinjuku!