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Archive for December, 2010

Happy New Year 2011, SanrioTown!

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Hey SanrioTown!

The New Year is the time to celebrate a new beginning, a time to fill your hearts with new hope and a time to put on your party hat! Happy new year, SanrioTown! Thank you for the many wonderful years and may we have more enchanting years ahead of us! As a warm and heartfelt thank you, we prepared a video for all our beloved members!

Happy New Year! May your 2011 be filled with laughter and smiles!

SanrioTown wishes you a Merry Christmas!

Friday, December 24th, 2010

Happy holidays from us here in SanrioTown to all of you! Don’t forget to send an ecard to your loved ones and wish them a Merry Christmas. You could find Sanrio-themed ecards in the Downloads section of SanrioTown. Check it out now! =)

Merry Christmas again everyone!

Announcing the official HKO Wiki!

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

Ever wonder what shirt has the best stats for level 24? Or where you can find Banana Seeds and how much they cost? Starting today, you’ll be able to find all this and much more on the new Hello Kitty Online Wiki!

We are looking for passionate, level 15 and above players with good English writing skills to write and edit articles on the HKO Wiki. If you fit the bill and would like to volunteer for this project, please visit this link.

We’d to thank everyone who has been involved in the setup of the HKO Wiki. Special big thanks to Azog for his help!

We hope that you will find the HKO Wiki useful as you adventure in Hello Kitty Online!

The Hello Kitty Online Team

Email migration to end at an earlier date

Monday, December 20th, 2010

Hey SanrioTown users,

 We are truly sorry for all the inconveniences that the mail upgrade caused! Though we cannot promise a specific date, we are going to push the mail migration to finish at an earlier date.

We would like you to know that we are doing our best to serve your better! Again, we’re truly sorry!

SanrioTown Email System Update Notification

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

ico_sanrio01 Hello SanrioTown Users! We would like to inform you that SanrioTown’s email system is being upgraded and redesigned so that we are able to serve you better. Below are some of the changes that will take effect with the new system:

1.    The mailbox are upgraded to 1GB and all your emails will be kept and well maintained with the system upgrade;

2.    It will take up to 1 month to migrate all mail data. During this period, there’s a chance that you are not able to see your old emails, but we guarantee that they will reappear in your email folders at a later time.

3.    You will no longer receive Sanrio Loyalty Points when you send emails owing to the new system restriction, but you are still able to earn SLP by using other SanrioTown services.

We hope to give you a more efficient and easy-to-use email service after this update. Thank you for your support and for using SanrioTown services!
If you want have any questions about the update, please contact

The SanrioTown Team

New SanrioTown Facebook Application!

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

We’re glad to introduce the new SanrioTown Facebook application! This application allows you to link your SanrioTown account to Facebook! Linking your account to Facebook allows you to login to SanrioTown faster and easier! Enjoy the brand new experience brought to you by SanrioTown!

Holiday Capers & Celebrations in New York

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

On December 15, 2010, a festive atmosphere descends upon the world of Hello Kitty Online! Get together with friends and players from all over the world to enjoy a special event, celebrate the holiday season, and explore a new zone: New York! Read on to learn all about it!

Join the celebrations in Hello Kitty Online from December 15, 2010 through January 3, 2011!

Where is Everybody?

The streets of New York echo with the sound of… wind? Animals? What is going on here? There are no people to be seen in Manhattan. Rats, dogs and cats have become the masters of the Big Apple. The inhabitants of New York appear to have barricaded themselves in their homes and refuse to come out. Visit this new zone to play the prologue of a fascinating story!

Holiday Capers & Celebrations in New York


Special Treats: HKO cash & loyalty points for free!

Monday, December 13th, 2010

babycortex Attention iPhone/iPad Users! Until December 22, 2010, earn up to 720 HKO game points every time you buy a Baby Cortex iPhone/iPad app from iTunes! This is an amazing source of cash points, so don’t miss out!

Earn Sanrio Cash Points and Sanrio Loyalty Points every time you show proof of purchase of iPhone or iPad apps by Baby Cortex! Every time you buy a Baby Cortex app you will receive a proof of purchase email from iTunes. Forward that email to and include your SanrioTown account name so we can add your points.

App Price   Your Reward

US$ 1.99     280 SCP + 540 SLP

US$ 2.99     420 SCP + 810 SLP

US$ 3.99     560 SCP + 1080 SLP

Baby Cortex has been climbing the charts with its unique offering of iPhone and iPad edutainment apps for children. Ranked in various iTunes Top 10 lists around the world, Baby Cortex products are fun, colourful, and designed to entertain children while stimulating their learning abilities. Check out Alphabet Car HD, Baby Painter HD, Baby Piano HD and many more Baby Cortex apps by clicking here or searching “Baby Cortex” in your iPhone/iPad.

There is no limit to the number of loyalty points you can earn. This offer applies to any app in the Baby Cortex product line (other apps do not apply). Offer expires December 22, 2010 (UTC).


SanrioTown Maintenance on December 15, 2010

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Attention SanrioTown!

We would like to inform our beloved users that SanrioTown website and services will have a downtime period on December 15, 2010. The downtime will begin at 10:30 AM and it will last for a few hours as SanrioTown will undergo a site upgrade and maintenance.

We would also like to notify our users that it will take 1 month to migrate all mail data entirely, so during this period, there’s a chance you will not be able to see your old emails in the new platform.

We apologize for these inconveniences!

We hope to improve our services and give you a better SanrioTown after the maintenance.

Thank you, and have a good day!

The SanrioTown Team

Hello Kitty Online is back in the Philippines! UPDATE

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Great news for our Filipino friends! Sanrio Digital and Level Up! Inc. are pleased to announce that Hello Kitty Online is opening its doors to players from the Philippines starting tomorrow, December 9, 2010!

Unfortunately, characters from the Philippines could not be transferred to the international servers, which mean you will have to create and level a new character. To compensate for this inconvenience, existing players from the Philippines server will receive a refund of all their Sanrio Cash Points (including points already spent) plus 40,000 Sanrio Loyalty Points.

Simply download and install the new HKO game client from this link and enter the game using your usual SanrioTown account details, then join the International Server. Your cash and loyalty points will be automatically loaded into your account. Then create your character and spend your points!

If you have any concerns, please email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or contact one of our Game Masters (GMs) inside the game.

We’d like to welcome all Filipino players to the International Server! We look forward to seeing you back in the game!

UPDATE: Due to heavy demands on our patch servers, we will have to delay the launch of Hello Kitty Online to the Philippines to tomorrow, December 9, 2010. We are sorry for this delay and thank you all for your patience!

Tomorrow will be an exciting day for all of us and we look forward to seeing you all at the International Server!

The Hello Kitty Online Team