Thursday, September 12, 2013

Just how twisted are the world's billionaires? Inventor of the "Hello Kitty" franchise targeted to 3 - 10 year old females has just introduced the "Hello Kitty" vibrator masturbator - available from

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85-year-old Shintaro Tsuji is the founder of Sanrio - the firm that introduced "Hello Kitty" in 1974. Sanrio's shares have doubled this year making the founder a billionaire, amid the Abenomics levitation.

The success of the brand appears to be its ubiquity - as Bloomberg reports "it must be way up there in terms of the most recognized franchises in the world", - adorning everything from wallets, bags, golf clubs, and iPhone cases.

But it's his latest venture - into "Hello Kitty" vibrator massager mastubrator - new from Japan" that caught our eye.

As one shopper in a Times Square store noted, "it’s nice to have something a little girly and flashy and fun," and it doesn't show any sign of slowing with sales of around $900 million last year, "it’s very hard to see any diminution for the Japanese fondness for cuteness."

The sales pitch from the site:
Hello Kitty Vibrator Massager Masturbator - New From Japan

List Price: $139.95
Price: $20.00
You Save: $119.95 (86%)

In Stock.
Ships from and sold by HealthTime. Gift-wrap available.
  • Almost five years have passed since we last saw the mythical Hello Kitty Vibrator!
  • We're happy to announce the glorious return of the official Hello Kitty Massager Vibrator in its great new form!
  • A vibrating pink toy great for massaging away the day's stress. This new Sanrio product features Japan's most famous feline
  • It measures 5.5 in length and her head is 1 3/8 wide.
  • 100 Discreet shipping in plain box, no logo, no picture on the shipping box

From Kenneth:

Don't let this guy anywhere near your children . . . and tell Jeff Bezos, another billionaire, owner of and the Washington Post, what you think of his firm selling this twisted item to preteens.


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