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  1. Kawaii gets a landmarkRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    While Japanese cool hunters might lament the lack of pop cultural exports in recent years - all the more conspicuous when compared to K-Pop's successful forays westward - kawaii culture has quietly permeated into global consciousness with all the effortless grace of singer Kyary Pamyu Pamyu farting out a rainbow. You don't have to be an ardent Japanophile to know kawaii - its trademark vibrant palette and infantilized characterization can be found in much of the nation's contemporary cultural exports: Most noticeably in the commodity cuteness of Hello Kitty, Pokemon, Line lovebirds Brown and Cony and the countless yurukyara mascots that blight our TV screens.

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  2. Gateway Film Center adding art exhibits as it converts to nonprofitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    The big business change is the conversion to a nonprofit. President Chris Hamel said in a press release the move opens up new opportunities for funding, partnerships and programming.

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  3. The Biggest Celebrity Feuds of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... videos in particular became fodder for "Race & Culture" discussion sections across America: Avril Lavigne's "Hello Kitty," an ode to Japanese cuteness, Japanese food, and Japanese product placement, and Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off," and ode to ...

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  4. How To Make The Most Out Of Shopping At The AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Refinery 29

    ... dealers and convenience stores; pre-security boasts an old timey Tokyo-themed motif with local foods and goods (Hello Kitty!); and airside's stocked with luxury goodness, like Tiffany, Chanel and HermA s. How to know if it's actually a deal. As for ...

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  5. Top crafts books from 2014 for families and individualsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Brandon Sun

    ... paper to threading a needle. The most crafts-inclined will enjoy choosing projects from this heavy compendium. Hello Kitty has never been more adorable than in "Hello Kitty Crochet: Supercute Amigurumi Patterns for Sanrio Friends" (Quirk Books), by ...

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  6. Hello! Exploring the Superweird world of Hello KittyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Boing Boing

    An exhibit at the Japanese American National Museum showcases the beloved 40-year-old British girl known as Hello Kitty Last weekend I went with my wife and two daughters to the Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty exhibition at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles. It's described as a "retrospective product-based, historical, and sociological examination of the Hello Kitty phenomenon with an art exhibition emphasizing her influence on contemporary art."

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  7. 5 things you don't need to know but might want to and what we were outraged about in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Business Journal

    ... and racist during a speech at Bill de Blasio's inauguration. On Aug. 28 there was outrage that Sanrio said Hello Kitty is not a cat, and on Nov. 25, there was outrage over the grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson ...

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  8. Read This: Hello 40Read the original story

    Sunday Dec 21 | Beatrice

    I can spot at least eight different Hello Kitty dolls in this apartment without actually looking for them; it's safe to say the fandom here runs pretty deep. So I was genuinely excited as soon as I learned about Hello 40 , a multi-artist tribute to the character that has practically become the very definition of "iconic" over the last four decades.

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  9. Tokyo Station: 100 years of trains, tourism and secret tunnelsRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 21 | WICU12 Erie

    ... joints have set up shop here, including Rokurinsha, famous for its tsukemen (dipping-style noodles). Fans of Hello Kitty, Moomins and Pokemon should swing by Tokyo Character Street (again, also not a real street) for take-home trinkets from some 15 ...

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  10. Japan's iconic Tokyo Station turns 100Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | CNN

    ... lies a network of streets and secret tunnels. One is Character Street where shoppers can find anything from Hello Kitty to chicken noodle merchandise. Kitchen Street and Tokyo Ramen Street are located at the station's Yaesu exit. Some of Tokyo's ...

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  11. Want To Never Dine Alone? Go To Japan's Anti-Loneliness CafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Inventor Spot

    ... that they would also sell the books. The Japanese appear to be nearly as nuts about Moomins as they are about Hello Kitty. There are a number of Moomin cafes, stands, and shops throughout the country. Word is that this particular cafe, while fairly ...

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  12. Hello kitty! A night at a D.C. cat cafe.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Washington Post

    Regarding cat cafes, that white-hot Japanese trend currently pawing its way onto our shores: It turns out, you can build them and even ply patrons with beer, but there's no making Keanu play along. Wave all the flashy balls and furry gewgaws you want, but if the feline with the Oreo-cookie coloring does not want to budge, he will not budge.

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  13. Freaky Face Masks - These Beauty Face Masks Mimic Iconic MonstersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Trend Hunter Magazine

    Prints on Isshin Do Honpo's beauty face mask line includes everything from Hello Kitty to zoo animals, and now, classic movie monsters. While the Monster Face Pack is busy beautifying your skin, you'll look a little bit freaky with a mask on that resembles one of four Hollywood movie monsters, including a vampire, skeleton, werewolf orFrankenstein's monster.

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  14. Can You Succeed Investing in Japan?Read the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | The Motley Fool

    ... hospital-themed restaurants, and no apparent dichotomy between masculinity and cuteness. It is the land of Hello Kitty and unironic wearers of work uniforms. The toilet in our Tokyo apartment has a sink built into the top, so that you can rinse your ...

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  15. They did what?! The top twits of 2014Read the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | MacLeans

    ... Robotic background dancers. Candy-coloured outfits. Random Japanese words. In the music video for her new track, Hello Kitty , the 29-year-old pop star from Napanee, Ont., left no stereotype behind. The song, she said, is "genuinely about my love ...

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  16. Houston: EVA Air to Fly Brand New Hello Kitty 777 Nonstop Between Houston and TaipeiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Jaunted

    OMG OMG OMG. We have good news and great news, both related to Hello Kitty and a certain airline fond of covering their planes in the illustrated character.

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  17. The Most Memorable Fictional Characters of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Candymag.com

    ... Girls? Here are 5 of our favorites from the list, and 5 additions which we think are worthy of mentions, too. Hello Kitty . This year, the world discussed whether Hello Kitty was really a cat or a girl after an article published on The Los Angeles ...

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  18. A look at some of EVA Air's Hello Kitty aircraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | USA Today

    A look at some of EVA Air's Hello Kitty aircraft One of EVA Air's Hello Kitty-themed Boeing 777s.

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  19. Dr. Dre Inspires Amazing Hanukkah Gift: The Dr. DreidelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    ... as they rise up. Talk about a pivot. Sanrio received a boatload of publicity yesterday with the revelation that Hello Kitty is not, in fact, a cat. As large corporations miss the clamoring for products that appeal to both girls and boys, ...

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  20. EVA Air to fly Hello Kitty Boeing 777s from HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | USA Today

    Taiwan's EVA Air is the latest international carrier to announce new service to the Houston Bush Intercontinental Airport, continuing a remarkable run of new international service for the airport. EVA's EVA Air to fly Hello Kitty Boeing 777s from Houston Taiwan's EVA Air is the latest international carrier to announce new service to the Houston Bush Intercontinental Airport, continuing a remarkable run of new international service for the airport.

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