Hello Kitty is a fictional character produced by the Japanese company Sanrio, create by Yuko Shimizu. She is depicted as a cuddly white Japanese Bobtail cat with a red bow. Since 1974 this little kitten has taken over the world and is now worth over $5 billion. From a simple coin purse, Hello Kitty now has a huge range of items which include fragrance, toiletries, school supplies, accessories and jewelry. There are even two theme parks dedicated to this little creature!