Thursday, August 28, 2014

News Of The Day: Hello Kitty Is Not A Cat

She needs to shave, then.
From Incredible Things:

BREAKING: Everything you thought you knew is a lie. Hello Kitty is not, in fact, a cat. This news comes from Christine R. Yano, an anthropologist and curator for the Hello Kitty exhibit at the Los Angeles Japanese American National Museum.

Christine’s shocking discovery:

“That’s one correction Sanrio made for my script for the show. Hello Kitty is not a cat. She’s a cartoon character. She is a little girl. She is a friend. But she is not a cat. She’s never depicted on all fours. She walks and sits like a two-legged creature. She does have a pet cat of her own, however, and it’s called Charmmy Kitty."

"Kitty is actually named Kitty White and she has a full back story. She is a Scorpio. She loves apple pie. And she is the daughter of George and Mary White."

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  1. Hmm, well they fooled me! She has funny looking ears for a little girl too.

  2. So. The Japanese can't draw. Got it.

  3. I refuse to accept this. It just doesn't make any sense. Me and my (outraged, skeptical) 11-year-old think that someone's trying to mess with us.



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