Hello Kitty Cookie Available

A new fortune cookie is coming to Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp with Hello Kitty Cookie featuring Hello Kitty dress, Hello Kitty chair, Hello Kitty table, Hello Kitty planter, Hello Kitty drawers, Hello Kitty hat, Hello Kitty bed, and the featured item Hello Kitty couch. The cookie will be available from 11 July-02 September. Trailer added below…

Edit: cookie now available. Post updated with full list of items.

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Sanrio Event Coming to Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp

A Sanrio collaboration is coming to Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp starting on 11 July with Hello Kitty and Cinnamoroll fortune cookies and crafting collection. My Melody and Pompompurin character items are planned for late July with Little Twin Stars and Keroppi planned for early August. A Hello Kitty Ribbon will be free to all players on 11 July with this month’s Gyroidite Scavenger Hunt seeing 10 x Sanrio character T-shirts as craftable items along with Hello Kitty amenities. Images and videos added below…

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Hoppe-Chan and Sanrio Characters Demo

Neos have just published a demo for the cute simulation game Puru Chara Friends Hoppe-Chan to Sanrio Characters on the Japanese Nintendo Switch eShop with the full game available for preload, priced at ¥5,184, requiring 289 MB, supporting Japanese only, and launching 11 July. Preorder the physical version here – use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 off. Screenshots added below…

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Hoppe-Chan Coming To Switch!

After three Nintendo 3DS games, Hoppe-Chan is coming to Nintendo Switch in Puru Chara Friends Hoppe-Chan to Sanrio Characters which will be published by Neos on 25 April priced at ¥5,184. The game features Sanrio characters in the Hoppe-Chan world, with over 400 accessories, 20 patterns and infinite colours also available. Box art added below. Many thanks to Naruki.

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The Splatfest Results Are In!

The results from the final match-up of the 11th Japanese Splatfest in Splatoon 2 have been announced with My Melody defeating Hello Kitty. Hello Kitty dominated the Popularity vote 61.40% – 38.60%, but lost the Solo battles 50.41% – 49.59% and the Team battles 50.93% – 49.07%. Results announcement video added below…

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Sanrio Characters Splatfest Final! 

The final match-up has begun in the Sanrio characters Splatfest with Hello Kitty challenging My Melody for the crown of ‘Who is the Cutest?’ Check out related artwork below featuring Tentacles (Off the Hook), past participants Cinnamoroll and Pompompurin, plus Pochacco, Badtz-Maru, Keroppi, Tuxedo Sam, Hangyodon, and last-but-not-least: Kirimi-chan Run!

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Monday News Update With Splatfest Results, Resident Evil 7 For Switch, Plus More News!

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● Just a quick update today: Hello Kitty defeated Cinnamoroll 2-1 in the first round of the 11th Japanese Splatfest, and will go on to face My Melody or Pompompurin in the final.

● Capcom announced Biohazard 7: Resident Evil Cloud Version for Nintendo Switch, available on the eShop this week (24 May) with the first 15 minutes free and ¥2,000 for 180 days after that. Announcement trailer here.

● Early Melon announced that their upcoming martial arts platform fighter Roof Rage will also be coming to the Japanese Switch eShop in 2018. Trailer added here.

● Prototype opened up the official websites for the visual novels Sangoku Rensenki ~Otome no Heihou!~ (here) and Yoshiwara Higanbana Kuon no Chigiri (here).

● Preorder a physical copy of Ōkami Zekkeiban (Okami HD) for Nintendo Switch here and use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 off!

● Atlus announced it will add every class appearance illustration from Sekaiju no Meikyuu I-V, totalling over 300, as free DLC to Sekaiju no Meikyuu X (Etrian Odyssey X) until 2 September, in the trailer here.

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp saw the second Fishing Tourney start in Saltwater Shores, with a number of new rewards (clothes, furniture, essence and trophies).

Fire Emblem Heroes saw the Special Heroes: Bridal Bloom summoning event begin featuring Sanaki: Apostle in White, Tharja: Obsessive Bride and Ninian: Bright-Eyed Bride.

Pokémon GO will soon see the Alolan forms of Pokémon originally discovered in the Kanto region and first seen in Pokémon Sun Moon arrive in the coming weeks!

● Beginning and ending with a Splatfest – Donnie beat Raph 2-1 to become the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Splatfest Champion. And thanks for following!