Hello Kitty Meat Buns Don't Look So Cute When Sliced in Half

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After seeing cute Dragon Quest Slime and Hatsune Miku meat buns, it was only a matter of time before Hello Kitty hit Japanese convenience stores.

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For a limited time only, convenience store chain Sunkus is selling Kitty-chan meat buns for ¥150 ($1.90) a pop.

Japanese site Gigazine ordered a few and took photos for the internet's viewing pleasure.


Here's what the Hello Kitty meat bun looks like. So cute!

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DEAR GOD MAN WHAT HAVE YOU DONE?! (And cut in half.)

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From what Gigazine wrote, it sounds as though the Hello Kitty meat buns taste like yummy pork meat buns. Though, it's only a matter of time before people begin torturing them.

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There's even a Kitty quiz on the bottom of the paper atop which the buns sit. Here it asks when Kitty's birthday is: April 1, July 1, November 1, or December 1. Do you happen to know?

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キティちゃんの顔が肉まんになった「ハローキティ肉まん」速攻試食レビュー [Gigazine]


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DISCUSSION

Hello Kitty's birthday has to be April 1, because only a fool would give a fictional character a birthday