Sanrio characters with face masks
Photo: Sanrio, General Sticker Inc

Your beloved Sanrio characters are now wearing face masks

Hello Kitty, Pompompurin, My Melody, Cinnamoroll and friends are also adapting to this new age of coronavirus

By
Kaila Imada
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As face masks become essential in the time of Covid-19 coronavirus, it seems like our favourite Sanrio characters have started masking up, too. To reflect the state of the world right now, Sanrio has teamed up with General Sticker Inc to offer stickers, key rings and T-shirts featuring some of their most popular characters wearing face masks. 

Sanrio characters with face masks
Photo: Sanrio, General Sticker Inc

The current designs on sale feature ever-popular Sanrio characters including Hello Kitty, Pompompurin, Pochacco, My Melody, Cinnamoroll, Badtz-Maru and Hana-Maru – all donning a simple white face mask. If you’re wondering how much you’ll have to shell out to collect some of these items, you’ll be glad to know that the collection is surprisingly reasonable. Stickers start at just ¥200, acrylic keychains for ¥650, and T-shirts for adults and children are priced at ¥3,000. 

Sanrio characters with face masks
Photo: Sanrio, General Sticker Inc

These Sanrio collectables are now available online through General Sticker’s Rakuten and Yahoo online stores. They make great gifts to cheer someone up during this stressful time.

If you’d rather stock up on reusable face masks for your own everyday use, check out these cool yet practical masks which can be purchased online. 

Check our guide on going out safely in Tokyo – or anywhere for that matter.


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