wow! hello kitty, the cutest cat in the world, is named Japan tourism ambassador!
hmmm very nice, wonder how it feels to be a hello kitty mascot =)
TOKYO - Hello Kitty — Japan's ubiquitous ambassador of cute — has built up an impressive resume over the years. Global marketing phenom. Fashion diva. Pop culture icon. Now the moonfaced feline can add "government envoy" to the list. The tourism ministry on Monday named Hello Kitty as its choice to represent the country in China and Hong Kong, two places where she is wildly popular among kids and young women. - read full story here