Lonely Planet Writer

Hello Kitty fans say it with tattoos

An aerial view of Los Angeles.
An aerial view of Los Angeles. Image by Ron Reiring / CC BY 2.0

Most people associate Hello Kitty with young girls doting on overly cute cartoons that look like cats (officially Kitty ISN’T a cat), but at the world’s first ever Hello Kitty convention in Los Angeles, it’s tattoos of their feline fixation that fans are after. Along with lectures and the chance to buy otherwise-unavailable merchandise, attendees have been showing their devotion to the 40-year old character by getting inked. Read more: laist.com