Hello Kitty Land Tokyo celebrates My Melody’s 45th anniversary
Updated: Feb 21
Updated 21.2.2020: Due to the virus outbreak, Sanrio Puroland will be closed from 22nd Feb till 12th Mar 2020. Check back here again for further updates.
Hello Kitty Land Tokyo, also known as Sanrio Puroland celebrates My Melody’s 45th anniversary this year. The My Melody’s birthday fair will open 17th of January and last until 31st December 2020 with the theme, “My Melody Pink Therapy". The theme focuses on the Sanrio character’s warmth and kindness and conveys its spirit of making people feel happy and positive. Keep an eye out as My Melody will be donning two new birthday dresses for the special occasion during her hug time and meet and greet.
In order to mark the celebration, the "My Melody shop" will reopens for the first time in five years in an entirely pink colour scheme. Fans of the character will be able to get their hands on limited edition 45th anniversary merchandise as well as Sanrio Puroland original goods.
At the back of the shop awaits a captivating new photo spot, the “My Melody Garden”. Dotted with cherry blossom trees this photogenic place, kept all in pink, offers some quirky photo spots such as a My Melody-shaped giant flower and a romantic antique-style sofa. The popular ride "My Melody and Kuromi's My Meroad Drive" will be an entirely new experience
as My Melody’s original anniversary scent will be added to the attraction. Visitors can now unwind with the scent of aromatic lavender and cherry blossoms derived from its natural oils.
Following the idea "Pink and Sakura (cherry blossom) with My Melody” the Puroland menu will incorporate My Melody-inspired dishes and drinks. Visitors can opt for example for a special My Melody curry with heart-shaped fried shrimp or a strawberry and almond boba pearl drink, and of course a delicious My Melody anniversary cake.
“2020 will be an amazing year for Sanrio Puroland”, says Yuya Makizato of Sanrio Entertainment Co. Ltd., the Hello Kitty Land Tokyo operator. “It marks the 45th anniversaries for My Melody and the Little Twin Stars and also the 30th anniversary of Sanrio Puroland itself. We are looking forward with excitement to share with our visitors the many new activities and attractions in the pipe for this year.”
For more information, visit Sanrio Puroland