Following their release of the individual graphic novel books in recent months and years, VIZ Media have announced they will be offering the Hello Kitty Original Graphic Novel Box Set in North American markets beginning September 1st 2015.
This box set features all six of the full-colour original Hello Kitty graphic novels from the Perfect Square imprint. These books feature artwork and stories created by a number of comic book and pop culture artists including but not limited to Jacob Chabot, Ian McGinty, Jorge Monlongo and Giovanni Castro. Information on each individual book can be found at the bottom of this post.
Known as the Hello Kitty Fun & Friendship Box Set, this collection of books will set you back $39.99 US Dollars or $49.99 Canadian Dollars.
I covered one of the books, Hello Kitty: Here We Go!, previously on The Otaku’s Study. You can read my review of it HERE. There is no word on if or when Australian publisher Madman Entertainment will be offering a similar collection.
Beth Kawasaki | Perfect Square Editorial Director
Smiles are guaranteed with every volume in this colorful new HELLO KITTY box set release. This is a wonderful set for every Hello Kitty fan, and each volume artfully captures her sense of curiosity, adventure and whimsical fun!
Information on All Six Books
*Note: Descriptions sourced from press release provided by the VIZ Media PR Team.
- In HELLO KITTY: DELICIOUS!, Hello Kitty is serving up some extra special treats! What’s on the menu? Something sweet, something spicy, and a pie that’s out of this world! Plus, Dear Daniel® is making dinner, but… you might want to make other plans. Hello Kitty also makes a new friend with a HUGE appetite! And save room for dessert!
- Join Hello Kitty in HELLO KITTY: HERE WE GO! as she explores an underground realm, moonlights as an international super spy, climbs the Himalayas, travels back in time, and discovers that sometimes, the best place to get away from it all is between the pages of a good book.
- In HELLO KITTY: IT’S ABOUT TIME, Hello Kitty lets the good times roll! It’s time for beach parties, dance contests, last-minute birthday gifts and time machines! Plus, journey inside a cuckoo clock and much, much more! Past, present or future, Hello Kitty and her friends are having a blast!
- In HELLO KITTY: JUST IMAGINE, Hello Kitty and her friends are letting their imaginations run wild – dreaming up rainy day adventures, inventing amazing machines and solving problems in the most inventive ways. When creativity and friendship combine, the possibilities are endless!
- In HELLO KITTY: SURPRISE!, a day at the beach is more than just fun in the sun. A mysterious egg holds a tiny secret. Mama and Papa have a few secrets of their own. And a quiet afternoon with a good book is more exciting than Hello Kitty ever could have imagined!
- In HELLO KITTY: WORK OF ART, Hello Kitty and her friends are making music, producing plays, solving mysteries and… playing with dragons? Art is all around, and Hello Kitty and her friends know exactly where to find it!