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Take a Cute Trip Down 35 Years of Hello Kitty History

Happy late birthday!

  
  
Don’t lie to yourselves we all love the kitty, the Hello Kitty. Last year Hello Kitty celebrated its 35 anniversary, and you forgot to give her a gift! Yes, you are a bad person, I’m not going to defend you on this one. Even though we, I mean you, didn’t give her anything, she got us something; and surprise surprise it is something cute. Here is an ultra adorable video that is a tour through the 35 years of Hello Kitty history. I’m a race car Hello Kitty baby, what about you?

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Strongbadman47on Jan. 11, 2010 at 8:45 p.m.
I'm not a liar!
The video was very cute, I liked it.
Papasanon Jan. 11, 2010 at 8:55 p.m.

I pre-date Kitty-Chan by two years. 
 
My daughters are Pink Houndstooth Kitty and Spinning Flower Face Kitty. 
 
Kawaii! 
 
Kitty Kicks Ass
Kitty Kicks Ass
rocketbomberon Jan. 11, 2010 at 9:03 p.m.
my only comment is a pointer to  http://www.kittyhell.com/
Slimon Jan. 11, 2010 at 10:02 p.m.
I'm older then Hello Kitty?!
GodLen staff on Jan. 11, 2010 at 10:08 p.m.
@Papasan:  @Slim: impossible!
Slimon Jan. 11, 2010 at 10:16 p.m.
@GodLen said:
" @Papasan:  @Slim: impossible! "
It's TRUE!! 1973 ... *looks in the mirror* how did this happen? I'm still amazingly handsome.
sunfloweron Jan. 11, 2010 at 11:07 p.m.
Awww.  I got some Hello Kitty gifts for New Years.  My husband was disappointed one wasn't the rifle.  XD
JJOR64on Jan. 11, 2010 at 11:52 p.m.
35 years huh?
dagason Jan. 12, 2010 at 12:49 a.m.
35 years and it's not until the last few years Hello Kitty has invaded Sweden. Took her long enough.
JackSukeruon Jan. 12, 2010 at 4:54 a.m.
Hello Kitty is Hellooooooong!
GrandMarshalon Jan. 12, 2010 at 5:13 a.m.
  This video was shorter and was more informative of the hello kitty history
Devillyon Jan. 12, 2010 at 7:44 a.m.
 Well my gift is we won`t sue them for taking Nijntje`s fame right from under her nose using her very own style :P j/k
 Cute video is cute
Congrats to Hello Kitty for her 35 anniversary and gefeliciteerd to Nijntje for her 55 anniversary :)
constanzadellarosaon Jan. 12, 2010 at 2:41 p.m.
35 years and I still remeber watching the animated series on TV. And I still have the über cute pink wallet I got when I was a tween.
John_Martoneon Jan. 12, 2010 at 5:24 p.m.
This thread makes me feel better about the age curve of the site.
CorAutMorson Jan. 12, 2010 at 7:50 p.m.
She aged very well.
Papasanon Jan. 12, 2010 at 9:03 p.m.
@GodLen:
Yesssss... I was born in Nineteen-Hundred-and-Seventy-Two! 
 
Us Oldsters dig Anime, too!!!
N15PCAon Jan. 13, 2010 at 9:37 a.m.

Hello Kitty is little bit older than me. :)
 
The only real differents in Hello Kitty look was in the early 1980's.

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