Hello Kitty (TV series)

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Hello Kitty
Hello Kitty Animation Theater screenshot.jpg
Hello Kitty in a kimono from Hello Kitty Animation Theater vol.1
HelloKitty ハローキティ
Anime television series
Hello Kitty's Furry Tale Theater
Studio DIC Entertainment
Toei Animation
MGM Television
Original network CBS
Original run 19871988
Episodes 13
Original video animation
Directed by Yasuo Ishikawa
Masami Hata
Fumio Kurokawa
Produced by Takaharu Yoshikawa
Music by Senji Nanba
Studio Grouper Production
Licensed by Kaleidoscope Entertainment, Inc.
Family Home Entertainment
Released 19911995
Episodes 15
Anime television series
Hello Kitty's Paradise
Directed by Mikawa Ungtapish
Studio Sanrio Digital
ShoPro Entertainment
Licensed by
Original network TV Tokyo
TV Asahi
Kids Station
Original run 19932011
Anime television series
Growing Up With Hello Kitty
Studio Sanrio Digital
Episodes 12
Anime television series
Hello Kitty's Stump Village
Directed by Han-Jung-Suk
Produced by Chris Eum
Luke Han
Written by Ju-Young-Ahn
Studio Studio Tomorrow
SOVIK Venture Capital
Licensed by
Original run May 5, 2005October 27, 2005
Episodes 26
Anime television series
The Adventures of Hello Kitty & Friends
Studio Sanrio Digital
Dream Cortex
Original network TVB Jade
Original run 2006 – present
Episodes 32
Anime television series
Hello Kitty: Ringo no Mori no Fantasy
Studio Sanrio Digital
Asahi Production
Original network TV Tokyo
Original run April 4, 2006September 19, 2006
Episodes 13
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There are several different Hello Kitty (HelloKitty ハローキティ, Harōkiti) TV series, featuring the character Hello Kitty, from the Japanese company Sanrio.

Growing Up With Hello Kitty[edit]

Growing Up With Hello Kitty is a DVD production, currently available in two volumes, featuring Hello Kitty and her twin sister Mimmy as they learn life lessons. Each DVD contains six episodes focusing on issues such as learning how to talk on the phone, cleaning up a messy room and playing nicely. The production has been generally well-reviewed, with viewers pleased by both the quality of the production as well as the educational content.


  • 1. Going to The Bathroom
  • 2. Changing Our Clothes
  • 3. Eating Nicely
  • 4. I Can Share With Friends
  • 5. Sleeping By Ourselves
  • 6. Saying I'm Sorry
  • 7. Cleaning My Mess
  • 8. Replying Properly
  • 9. Talking On the Phone
  • 10. Let's Play Together
  • 11. It's Fun to Help
  • 12. Eating Our Vegetables

Hello Kitty's Furry Tale Theater (1987)[edit]

Hello Kitty's Furry Tale Theater is a Japanese-American co-produced animated series. The series involved Hello Kitty and her friends doing their own version of popular fairy tales and stories. Each of the 13 half-hour episodes consisted of two 11-minute cartoons, for a total of 26 shows; each show was a spoof of a well-known fairy tale or movie.

Hello Kitty and Friends (1991–1995)[edit]

Hello Kitty and Friends is an OVA which was exclusively on home video in Japan and the United States in 1994. It also aired on Toon Disney, and in Canada on Treehouse TV in 1997. In the video series, Kitty is a little girl kitten living with her mother, father, and twin sister Mimmy, who is identical to Kitty but has different colored clothes and wears a yellow bow under the opposite ear. Only 13 episodes were imported to the US.


  1. Cinderella (1989)
  2. Snow White (1993)
  3. The Circus Comes to Town (1992)
  4. The Day the Big Clock Stopped (1992)
  5. Alice in Wonderland (1993)
  6. Heidi (1993)
  7. The Dream Thief (1992)
  8. The Wonderful Sisters (1992)
  9. The Sleeping Princess (1991)
  10. The Prince in his Dream Castle (1992)
  11. Santa's Missing Hat (1992)
  12. Mom Loves Me After All (1992)
  13. The Magic Apple (1992)

Hello Kitty's Paradise (1999–2011)[edit]

Hello Kitty's Paradise (Japanese: キティズパラダイス, Hepburn: Kitizu Paradaisu, lit. Kitty's Paradise) is a children's variety series that officially ran from 1999 to 2011. Saban Entertainment (which also owned the home video rights to Hello Kitty and Friends) adapted the third season's shorts into a TV series in the U.S.. The show was the longest running weekly children's program in TV Tokyo's history, and aired on Tuesday mornings at 7:30 AM JST throughout its 12-year run. Following the series finale on March 29, 2011, it was immediately replaced by Pretty Rhythm Aurora Dream in its timeslot on April 9, 2011.


  • 1. A Blooming Good Morning
  • 2. A Storybook Adventure
  • 3. Kitty's Clean Cuisine
  • 4. A Day Out with Dad
  • 5. Underground Kitty
  • 6. Watch the Birdie
  • 7. Minding Manners
  • 8. Streetwise
  • 9. The Magic Bags
  • 10. The Dust Monster
  • 11. Put On a Happy Place
  • 12. The Train to Grandma's House
  • 13. Paper Play
  • 14. Sizing Things Up
  • 15. The Broken Robot
  • 16. What's in the Store
  • 17. Shadow Play
  • 18. Happy Birthday Papa
  • 19. The Great Kitty Car Race
  • 20. Adventures in Groceryland
  • 21. A Trip to Rainbow Park
  • 22. Birthday Party Time
  • 23. Making Cookies
  • 24. Great Shapes!
  • 25. A Stitch in Time Saves Nine Lives!
  • 26. The Big and Small of It
  • 27. A Puzzling Day
  • 28. A Fair Share
  • 29. Can You Count Them?
  • 30. Everything Has Its Place
  • 31. Once Upon A Kitty
  • 32. A Nice Little Walk in the City

Hello Kitty's Animation Theater (2000)[edit]

Hello Kitty's Animation Theater is an anime produced by ADV Films.

Hello Kitty's Stump Village (2004)[edit]

Hello Kitty's Stump Village is a Japanese/South Korean clay-animated series from 2004. It is licensed by Funimation in North America. Unlike other series, there is no dialogue in this one. Instead the narrator tells the events of the episodes.


  • 1. Seesaw Nutcracker
  • 2. Veggie Sunglasses
  • 3. Goodie Town
  • 4. Heart Shaped Fruit
  • 5. Friends Again
  • 6. Strange Penguin
  • 7. Shadow Show
  • 8. Hoop-a-Doop
  • 9. Domino Game
  • 10. Please Come Back
  • 11. Air Balloon
  • 12. Little Twin Stars
  • 13. Kiwi Cars
  • 14. Magical Bowling
  • 15. Grape Juice
  • 16. Mask Party
  • 17. Don't Be Picky
  • 18. Candy Tree
  • 19. Stump Theater
  • 20. Circus
  • 21. Puppet Show
  • 22. Scarecrow
  • 23. Wheat Field
  • 24. Windmill
  • 25. Trick or Treat
  • 26. Keroppi the Frog

The Adventures of Hello Kitty & Friends (2006)[edit]

The Adventures of Hello Kitty & Friends is a 3D CGI animated series from 2006 developed by Sanrio's digital entertainment entity Sanrio Digital.


  • Johnston, Chris (November 2006). "Hello Kitty Stump Village". Newtype USA. 5 (11). p. 153. ISSN 1541-4817. 

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