Created in 1974, Hello Kitty® is an animated character who inspires happiness, friendship and sharing across the world. A cat girl, her name is Kitty White; the global phenomenon made her first appearance on a coin purse. The Hello Kitty® brand is part of Japan-based Sanrio Co., Ltd. which focuses on developing products related to the kawaii (cute) segment of Japanese culture. Today the cute feline character can be found on a wide range of children's products including toddler panties; water bottles; fleece throws; dinner plates; toddler bedding; toothbrushes; children's dinnerware; swim goggles; wall decals; kid's flatware; kid's bedding; body wash, shampoo and kid's toiletries; wall clocks; pillow buddies; twin bedding and more. Brighten up your little girl's nursery or bedroom room and celebrate sweetness and light with super-cute and fun Hello Kitty® merchandise that will make you smile.