Food & Drink

Hello Kitty Kitchen Appliances Are Taking Over (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

So much pink. Please send help.

Hello Kitty, the adorable Japanese cartoon brought into the world by Sanrio, has been getting a lot of press lately. The biggest news of late is the introduction of Hello Kitty beer -- yes, I'm serious, and so is Sanrio. The company estimates that Hello Kitty branding is worth about $5 billion a year.

Hello Kitty has always been beloved in the food world, from starring in countless bento box lunches to getting a Futomaki sushi roll made in her likeness. Food and the world's most famous kitten (sorry, Lil' Bub) have always gotten along pretty well. This week, a press release popped up in our inboxes reminding us that it was almost Hello Kitty slow cooker season. We laughed, joked about Hello Kitty garbage cans and paper towel dispensers and then realized -- great Scott -- every single one of these things existed. Hello Kitty kitchen appliances are very, very real, and if you wanted to, you could furnish your entire kitchen with them.

Here are 20 ways to cook Hello Kitty. Wait -- that came out wrong.

1
Hello Kitty KT3102 Water Dispenser
Amazon
2
Hello Kitty Pancake Maker
Amazon
Hello Kitty Pancake Maker, $19.99 on Amazon
3
Hello Kitty Hand Mixer
Amazon
Hello Kitty Hand Mixer, $19.99 on Amazon
4
Hello Kitty Slow Cooker
Amazon
Hello Kitty Slow Cooker, $19.99 (on sale from $59.99!) on Amazon
5
Hello Kitty Cupcake Maker
Amazon
Hello Kitty Cupcake Maker, $25.97 on Amazon
6
Hello Kitty Brand Slow Drip Coffee Maker
Amazon
7
Hello Kitty Rice Cooker
Amazon
Hello Kitty Rice Cooker, $29.99 on Amazon
8
Hello Kitty KT5211 2-Slice Wide Slot Toaster
Amazon
9
Hello Kitty Juice Maker
Amazon
Hello Kitty Juice Maker, $34.99 on Amazon
10
Hello Kitty Indoor Grill
Amazon
Hello Kitty Indoor Grill, $37.99 on Amazon
11
Hello Kitty KuruKuru Ice Cream Maker
Amazon
12
Hello Kitty Electric Water Kettle
Amazon
13
Hello Kitty Sandwich Maker
Amazon
Hello Kitty Sandwich Maker, $47.17 on Amazon
14
Hello Kitty Ice Cream Maker
Amazon
Hello Kitty Ice Cream Maker, $49.99 on Amazon
15
Hello Kitty KT5230 Popcorn Maker
Amazon
16
Hello Kitty Personal Mini Compact Refrigerator
Amazon
17
Hello Kitty Microwave Oven
Amazon
Hello Kitty Microwave Oven, $99.99 on Amazon
18
Hello Kitty Compact Refrigerator
Amazon
19
Sanrio Hello Kitty Bread Maker
Amazon
20
Hello Kitty Popcorn Maker
Amazon
Hello Kitty Popcorn Maker, $599.99 on Amazon

I know what you're thinking: "Calm down! Who cares if someone wants a really cute microwave, or an adorable ice cream maker? It's not like anyone would furnish their entire kitchen with this stuff!" Right? RIGHT?

Wrong.

So much pink. Please send help.

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