Hello Kitty designer – Yuko Yamaguchi

Hello Kitty is older than most of you! Hello Kitty was introduced at 1974.

Hello kitty’s designer has changed three times up to now. Yuko Shimizu (1974-1976), Setsuko Yonekubo (1976-1980), and Yuko Yamaguchi has designed Hello Kitty since 1980.

hello kitty designer profile

hello kitty designer profile

Recently she began to blog (in japanese). She often hold her in-store autograph session around Japan. Those schedule are released at the blog.

hello kitty designer blog

hello kitty designer blog

If you join the autograph session with 3,000 yen, you can get some hello kitty’s cards and accessories from her.

hello kitty designer postcard

hello kitty designer postcard

You may visit her blog at: http://yamaguchiyuuko.cocolog-nifty.com/blog/

It is some how difficult for me to imagine that Hello Kitty is older them me….  and it is even harder for me to imagine that Hello Kitty is designed by a middle age lady….   haha ~

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