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Hello Kitty

“Hello Kitty”

These are a full deck of standard playing cards. You can play any card game, even poker

“Hello Kitty” is a fictional character produced by the Japanese company Sanrio, created by Yuko Shimizu and launched in 1974. The character is currently designed by Yuko Yamaguchi. By clever marketing the brand has achieved worldwide success. By 2008 there were over 50,000 different “Hello Kitty” branded products in more than 60 countries. By 2014, when Hello Kitty was 40 years old, she was worth about $7 billion a year, all without any advertising  Wikipedia→

“Hello Kitty” playing cards published by Sanrio, manufactured in China, 2013

Above: “Hello Kitty” playing cards published by Sanrio, manufactured in China, 2013. Images courtesy Matt Probert.

Hello Kitty has spawned a multibillion-dollar industry since Sanrio introduced it in 1974, adorning everything from pencil cases and pyjamas to double-decker buses and airliners   more

Last Updated July 02, 2018 at 05:10pm

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