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Eww, Too Cute: EVA Air’s Hello Kitty Airbus Fleet

Taiwan-based EVA Air and toymaker Sanrio have joined paws and sent an adorable  fleet of three Hello Kitty-themed Airbus 330-300s to do battle against their many competitors in the short-route airline wars in East Asia, flying routes between cities such as Taipei, Fukuoka, Tokyo (Narita), Sapporo, Incheon, Hong Kong and Guam.  EVA spokespersons were quick, however,  to quell rumors that pilots of these aircraft would be dressed as Pikachu. (BuzzFeed ~ Thank You for Choosing Hello Kitty Airlines)

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Hello Kitty is British

  Did you know Hello Kitty is British? Could be according to many fans. In a recent book, Hello Kitty’s Guide to Japan in English and Japanese, it’s surmised from clues that Hello Kitty is from the land of Austin Powers, James Bond, and Benny Hill. The story explain Kitty as if she’s living abroad in Japan and she’s introducing Japanese culture to her boyfriend Daniel. For many, this is blasphemous. How can this be? Hello Kitty is definitely Japanese, right? In the end, there is no final answer regardless of what the book says. The controversy is in the hands of corporate and the fans for choose not to believe everything they read. (Atlanticwire – Hello Kitty)

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