Hello Kitty is 35 years old

#Culture

Mon, Nov 9th, 2009 16:16 by capnasty NEWS

The docile little creature with red bow and yellow button nose, created in Japan in 1974 by Shintaro Tsuji as part of his greeting card company Sanrio, turns 35 today. At her inception, few could have known that the cute cartoon would become a global phenomenon complete with a theme park, TV series and restaurant featuring an image of her sweet whiskered face baked into bread.

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