Hello Kitty designer Yuko Yamaguchi explains the creation of yoshikitty in a new video on YouTube.

– The video interview (subtitled in English) was previously only available as a Blu-ray extra on the documentary film We Are X.
– Yamaguchi also shares insights on fashion, the creative process, and her relationship with YOSHIKI – leader of the rock bands X JAPAN and THE LAST ROCKSTARS.
– yoshikitty is the first Sanrio character to be modeled after a real person.

*yoshikitty is stylized in all lowercase