The Hello Kitty line (Japanese creation) of toys became very
popular in the 80's, and has recently had a resurgence from what
we have been told. There were plush dolls, erasers,
make-up stuff, alarm clocks, and many other weird things thought
up by the Japanese. Take this jack-in-the-box for
instance. Scroll down to the bottom of this page for a
Hello Kitty Cartoon show video from the 80's.