The Straits Times
Published on Sep 03, 2012

Hello Kitty iPhone app takes you round Japan


Hello Kitty fans will now be able to visit Japan with Hello Kitty, thanks to a new iPhone application (app) created as part of the Visit Japan project in 2012.

The free application is available at from Monday.

The Japan National Tourism Organization is working with Sanrio to use the timelessly popular Hello Kitty character, in hopes of promoting travel to Japan.

Equipped with camera functions, the app allows visitors to take photos with the feline icon at various places of attractions.