As the mother of a 3-year-old girl, I can tell you many things about Hello Kitty. I can tell you that she lives in London, is perpetually in third grade, and has a twin sister named Mimmy.
But I…cannot tell you the one thing my daughter desperately wants to know about Hello Kitty—why she doesn’t have a mouth. I guess I know. Sort of. Because the artists who drew her didn’t give her one. (Thanks a lot, jerks.) But that’s not meaningful to my 3-year-old daughter, who doesn’t understand that Hello Kitty isn’t… >> Read More