The Edible Hello Kitty
I’ve seen Hello Kitty’s face on everything from officially licensed Tokyo buses to obviously unlicensed machine guns, but this is the first time I’ve seen Kitty-chan rendered in…rice. This bento box is one of the items available in the Mitsukoshi department store’s current Hello Kitty promotion. Other tempting Hello Kitty promo items include:
I wonder if kids in Japan bite off the ears first, just like Easter bunny-devouring kids in America do…
Jonelle Patrick is the author of the Only In Tokyo mystery series, published by Penguin/Intermix.