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My Melody vs. Kuromi

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While many people think that Kuromi is a punk version of Hello Kitty, she is actually My Melody’s rival. They may look like opposites at first glance, but they actually have many things in common. They both wear a hood that covers their rabbit ears, they both like to cook, and they both like pink. However, their overall aesthetic is very different – which one is more your style?

My Melody & Kuromi tote bags

My Melody & Kuromi feature together in a new Pastel Home collection at ARTBOX (UK) . I love that these sweet mini tote bags feature the same items in the details but tailored to the character, like the little mirrors and bows.

My Melody & Kuromi watches

Now that everyone has a smartphone, people don’t depend on watches for the time. But I still love the impact they make as an accessory. These charming watches from Sanrio (US) feature the smiling faces of these adorable rivals. It’s so clever that each watch includes a charm of the character’s best friend!

my melody kuromi lip gloss

Embody the spirit of your favorite bunny with a signature lip color from Wet n Wild (US). Each tube features a kawaii picture of My Melody or Kuromi. Are you feeling like a Sweetie Pie? Or maybe today you are a Goth Girl.

Sanrio free printable calendar

I keep my month organized and adorable at a glance with Sanrio’s free downloadable Friend of the Month 2021 calendars, All 12 months are available now and a few include these kawaii rivals.

Watch on YouTube

If you want more My Melody vs. Kuromi, watch their original show Onegai My Melody. You can find episodes on Youtube and their rivalry is explained in Episode 4.

Watch on YouTube

They both also feature in Sanrio’s new Hello Kitty and Friends Supercute Adventures series.

Does anyone else feel a little like both My Melody and Kuromi throughout the day?

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2 responses

  1. Suzanne avatar
    Suzanne

    It was nice learning a little more about these two, always fun to hear some lore!

  2. Nova avatar
    Nova

    Thank you! I love finding out the particulars of Japanese characters and was genuinely surprised that Kuromi was from My Melody’s world!

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