"We think Hello Kitty is accepted by young men as a design statement in fashion," he (Sanrio company spokesman) said.Young men? Hmm. I think he meant to say ONLY young crazy Japanese men.
The feline for-men products will go on sale in Japan next month, and will be sold soon in the U.S. and other Asian nations, according to Sanrio.
The usual bubble-headed shape of Hello Kitty was slightly changed for a more rugged, cool look to appeal to men in their teens and early 20s.
..."Young men these days grew up with character goods," said Tohmatsu. "That generation feels no embarrassment about wearing Hello Kitty."
Saturday, December 29, 2007
God no! Hello Kitty will soon be appearing on products targeting young men. From Yahoo News:
Posted by I.Z. Reloaded at 6:01 PM
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