October 10, 2012

Hello Kitty, My Melody Transformed Into US$2,500 Sofas

Sanrio announced a line of mascot-inspired sofas on Friday. The company is offering three designs including their most popular character, Hello Kitty, as well as My Melody and Purin.
Hello Kitty and My Melody both retail for 198,000 yen (about US$2,520) with an additional charge of 3,150 yen (US$40) for shipping, while Purin is priced at 178,500 yen (US$2,270). Each piece of furniture is individually handmade by artisans in the Shizuoka prefecture.