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Hello Kitty and Sanrio in Tokyo

Okamoto N.

by GoWithGuide travel specialist:Okamoto N.

Last updated : Jan 17, 20143 min read

Anime & Manga

Celebrities Avril Lavigne, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, and Paris Hilton, all have one thing in common. They are all Hello Kitty lovers! Hello Kitty, a character of Sanrio, is one of the best loved characters in the world.

 

Hello Kitty's Profile 


Hello Kitty was born in 1974. Her birthday is November 11th and she has a twin sister named Mimmy. She weighs about 5 apples and is as tall as 3! She likes to bake cookies, and play the piano. Her dream is to become a pianist or poet, and she's good at English and music. She likes to eat her mother's apple pies.

 

Hello Kitty Shops

There are 4 types of Hello Kitty/Sanrio shops in Tokyo.
Gift Gate

Gift Gate is for families. Some shops have live entertainment shows by the shop staff and the Sanrio characters.

 

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Sanrio Gift Gate Ikebukuro
Address: Yanzu building 1F/2F, 1-12-10 Higashi-Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku
Access: JR Yamanote line/Saikyo line Ikebukuro station
Business Hours: weekdays - 11:00-20:30, Sat/Sun/holidays - 10:30-20:30

 

Vivitix

Vivitix is for teenagers. It offers trendy and cutting-edge goods that look cute and cool.

 

Sanrio Vivitix Harajuku
Address:CUTE CUBE HARAJUKU 1F, 1-7-1 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku
Access:JR Yamanote line, Harajuku station or Tokyo Metro Chiyoda line/Fukutoshin line, Meiji-Jingumae station
Business Hours: 10:00-20:00 

 

Hello Kitty Store

The Hello Kitty Store is for Hello Kitty fans. The shops are full of exciting goods for both young and older fans.

Hello Kitty Japan Tokyo Sky Tree, Soramachi - can buy Hello Kitty/Sky Tree collaboration items
Address: Tokyo Sky Tree, Soramachi East Yard 4F, 1-1-2 Oshiage, Sumida-ku
Access: Tobu line, Tokyo Sky Tree station or Tokyo Metro/Toei line/Keisei line Oshiage (Sky Tree) station
Business Hours: 10:00-21:00

 

Questina

Questina is a select shop for adult fans who love cute things.

Questina Ginza - has a nail salon corner where you can get Sanrio character nails, and a corner where you can get shiny stone decoration Sanrio characters on personal items.


Address: Nishi-Ginza building 1F, 4-1 Ginza, Chuo-ku
Access: Tokyo Metro,Ginza station or JR Yamanote Line, Yurakucho line
Business hours: Mon/Tue/Sat - 11:00-20:30, Wed/Thurs/Fri - 11:00-21:00, Sun/holidays - 11:00-20:00

 

Sanrio Puro Land

Sanrio Puro Land is an indoor theme park and is like a Sanrio version of Disneyland.


Address: 1-31 Ochiai, Tama-shi, Tokyo
Access: Odakyu line/Keio line, Tama Center station
Tel: 042-339-1111
Business Hours: 9:30-17:00

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