A story about an upcoming Hello Kitty exhibit at the
In anticipation of the events the LA Times contacted
Yano told the publication she was "corrected very firmly" while preparing her texts for the upcoming exhibition because she referred to Hello Kitty as a feline.
"That's one correction
In fact, there is a lot more to Hello Kitty than meets the eye. Her description on the
But Yano's revelations shocked to a point that Kotaku's
"Hello Kitty was done in the motif of a cat. It's going too far to say that Hello Kitty is not a cat. Hello Kitty is a personification of a cat."
Thus, even though Hello Kitty has a pet cat and walks like a two-legged creature, she is a cat in the same way Disney's Goofy is a dog, yet not a pet dog like Pluto.
For those who are still skeptical about Hello Kitty's identity, Kotaku pointed out that Hello Kitty didn't have a name when she first appeared on a 1974 coin purse. The pouch, however, did have the word "Hello" above the character's image. In time,
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