Just like the previous years, Sanrio will once again be appearing at Comic Con and they truly have something special offer to every one attending!
Every Hello Kitty Foodie’s favorite egg, Gudetama will be featured in a special booth inside the convention.
At the convention booth #4737 there will be photo opps with Gudetama and giveaways throughout the day! A special limited edition Gudetama t-shirt and cap will be available for purchase as well. The t-shirt and cap are perfect for future Hello Kitty Foodie outings.😉.
Also there will be something exciting for those who arrive early! Early bird fans will have a chance to get a one of a kind character artwork hand drawn by Sanrio designers from Tokyo headquarters, including Gudetama’s creator. Folks can line up to receive a ticket to return at a designated time during the day for their personalized artwork!
Another exciting thing happening at convention booth #4737 is the launch of Sanrio’s new brand: hello sanrio! Through the hello sanrio brand, fans and different sanrio characters will be brought together through unique products and digital content. Sanrio has partnered with Hyper Hippo Games and this app will feature our favorite Sanrio characters: Hello Kitty, Keroppi, Chococat, Badtz-Maru, My Melody, Pompompurin, Gudetama, Little Twin Stars, and Pochacco. More of the Sanrio family will be part of the hello sanrio world later on.
The hello sanrio app is actually the first time that Sanrio will launch a multi-character brand via digital content. At Comic-Con, the first app to be available form hello sanrio series will be launched. This app is say hello!
The launch of the app is not the only exciting thing happening! The first hello sanrio product will be available for purchase. It is a limited edition collection of five mini plush tucked inside a clear vinyl tote bag. The set features Hello Kitty, Chococat, My Melody, Keroppi, and Pompompurin.
Aside from Gudetama and the hello sanrio launch, there’s more fun to be had inside the convention at various booths
Fans can get more limited edition collectibles via a special Sanrio and SEGA partnership! Thos collaboration will feature Sonic the Hedgehog and his friends Tails, Knuckles and Amy, along with Hello Kitty, Badtz-Maru, Chococat and My Melody .
At the Toynami booth #3229; a gold Super Sonic x Hello Kitty mash-up plush will be available. At the Toynami booth, fans can also see Hello Kitty and Sonic the Hedgehog because they will be there on Thursday, July 21stat 11am, 1pm, and 3pm
All BAIT booths (limit 50 – booth #4523, #4845, #5140) will offer a Sonic the Hedgehog x Sanrio skate deck. Then at BAIT booth #4856, a Sonic the Hedgehog x Sanrio pin will be available for purchase!
Upper Deck who was Hello Kitty Con will also be at Comic Con at booth #307. They will have a limited edition hello sanrio upper deck card bundle that has one oversized trading card, a 3” button, and one mini figure pack featuring Sanrio fan favorites My Melody, Chococat, Keroppi, Badtz-Maru, Pompompurin, and Hello Kitty! If you get all six “bundles”you can create the entire hello sanrio city scene.
Lastly tokidoki at Booth #5145 will bring our favorite characters together! Our favorite Tokidoki characters along with Hello Kitty will be part of capsule-collection that includes a tee, hoodie, and a snapback hat and the official Comic-Con debut of a t-shirt featuring Sandy and Gudetama! Also a super limited edition vinyl Platinum Kittypatra will be available for purchase. This will be like Kittypatra sculpture that was shown at the “Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty” art exhibit at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles.
I know all the excitement inside will sure to make folks hungry but have no fear Hello Kitty Foodies because outside the convention, the Hello Kitty Cafe Truck will be at Comic-Con Interactive Zone at Petco Park. Our favorite Hello Kitty cookies, macarons, petit fours, bow-shaped water bottles, and other sweet treats will be there! The cafe truck also will be debuting a hello sanrio macaron set.
Also outside the convention, in the streets of downtown San Diego, the Sanrio “street team,” will be riding Gudetama branded Vespa scooters giving out promotional items.
There is so much excitement this year at Comic Con 2016! Comic Con is in San Diego this July 21–24! Hello Kitty and friends smiles all around! See you there!