An image from the Sanrio website shows a thank-you note to all of Hello Kitty's fans.
November 1, 2014 The milestone inspired a Hello Kitty Con in Los Angeles this week. But the largest fete was in Tokyo, where parent company Sanrio put on a parade and other events.
Local journalists take photos of EVA airplane decorated with "Hello Kitty" during a press preview in Taoyuan in 2005.
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August 28, 2013 That means feline-themed pillows, headrests, snack bags and luggage tags.
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