There Is A Hello Kitty Gas Station

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For a character who has been slapped on everything from vending machines to vibrators, it was only a matter of time before someone made a Hello Kitty gas station.

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I’m not sure whether this gas station in the Philippines is official, but it is very pink and covered in Kitty-chan. Photos started surfacing online late last August, and the gas station even made the TV news.

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Via YouTube, here are two in-depth tours.

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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Joe the Tech

At first glance, I thought there was something really wrong with that Hello Kitty logo. Like it was some horrifying amalgam of pig and cat with its soul-devouring maw agape.