All TopicsNewsCultureJapanese Snacks & CandyFood & DrinkTravelEntertainmentMember Spotlight
TokyoTreat Japanese Snacks BlogCrazy Hello Kitty Disaster Prevention Goods

Crazy Hello Kitty Disaster Prevention Goods

By Marie
September 05, 2018

In Japan the 1st of September is national disaster prevention day, it started in 1960 on the anniversary of The Great Kanto earthquake (which caused massive devastation in Tokyo and the surrounding areas) as a way to encourage people to make disaster preparations. With Japan having so many earthquakes which can lead to other natural disasters like tsunami and fires, it's no surprise that many Japanese households have preparations and Japanese snacks stored away just in case. For many other countries having disaster rations stashed away seems like a survivalist notion, but it's a reality for many families.

With that being said, when you think of the adorable Japanese character Hello Kitty things like Hello Kitty Cafes and Hello Kitty collaborating with famous Japanese restaurants come to mind. But disaster prevention goods? Now that's unusual! However, just a quick online search for "Hello Kitty disaster prevention goods" in Japanese brings up hundreds of results ranging from first aid kits to even fire extinguishers all with Kitty-chan's face on! Sanrio online shop is even retailing some for disaster prevention day, so let's have a look at what they have to offer.

First up is probably the most practical item of the lot, a solar powered lamp, you can use this item everyday but it would prove particularly useful should your electricity become cut off.

Next up is Hello Kitty Fuji Mineral Water and a huge 24 pack at that! Water doesn't exactly have an expiry date so it's a good one to stash away as in Japan whenever there's a natural disaster scare shops will even sell out of bottled water!

Following are these Hello Kitty shaped biscuits, the description describes these as being crunchy, sweet and delicious but considering the few long shelf life biscuits we've tried in our time, we're not so sure that these would be as tasty as your usual Japanese snack!

Last but not least are these canned danish style cakes, they even come in 3 flavours! Original, Maple Syrup and Chocolate! Not sure if you could classify these as Japanese candy, but should disaster hit we sure wouldn't mind eating these!

Should the zombie apocalypse ever hit here at TokyoTreat HQ we'd be super prepared with all the delicious Japanese snacks and candy we have lying about! We'll try not to eat your Japanese snack subscription boxes though!!

What do you think of these cute disaster prevention goods? Would you like some of your own? What other characters would you like to see? Let us know in the comments!

Keep up with all fun foodie news coming out from Japan by following us on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter!

Want to get a FREE Japanese candy box? Check out how to get one here!

Enjoy Delicious Japanese Candy And Snacks Every Month!

Starting from $32.50 USD
Get TokyoTreat
Author avatar
Marie

Social Media MarketingCreepy Cute enthusiast and professional cat botherer who loves Sailor Moon, Sentimental Circus and anything spooky!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Enjoy Delicious Japanese Candy And Snacks Every Month!

Starting from $32.50 USD
Get TokyoTreat

Related Articles

A Guide To Japanese Valentine’s Day Chocolate

January 20, 2022

Japan is one of the countries that has the most unique way to celebrate Valentine’s Day. In the land of cherry blossoms, February 14th is the day exclusively for women to confess their feelings by giving chocolate to men.

Japanese Convenience Store Food: An Easy and Delicious World

December 27, 2021

If you’ve ever visited or lived in Japan, you know that convenience stores (konbini) play an essential role in the daily life of Japanese people. We all know their names – 7-Eleven, Lawson, Family Mart, Ministop, and more.

Japanese Christmas Food: Japan’s Take on Christmas Meals

December 03, 2021

Unlike the West, in Japan, Christmas is not a religious event. Rather, just like Halloween and Valentines Day, Christmas season is simply party time. So then, what kind of Japanese Christmas food do people have to get their winter holiday parties started? Let’s find out!

5 Fun Japanese Candy Trick-or-Treat Ideas

October 05, 2021

It’s coming up to spooky season and that can mean only one thing – lots of Japanese snacks filled with the spirit of Halloween. Enjoying tasty Japanese chocolate, sweets and treatst are what this season is all about. Monthly Japanese snack and candy box TokyoTreat is no stranger to sharing spook-tacular snacks with the TokyoTreat…

Japanese Cup Ramen through the Ages

September 21, 2021

Ramen is a much-loved dish in Japan, and you’ll find ramen shops serving tasty bowls in a variety of forms and flavors across the country. But if you can’t get to Japan anytime soon, there is thankfully an endless list of cup ramen brands producing instant ramen in a range of delicious flavor combinations. The…


Be a TokyoTreat Insider!

Join our newsletter and receive tasty news and deals!


Twitter
Facebook
Instagram

Accepted Payments
Visa payment availableMastercard payment availableAmerican Express payment availableDiscover payment availablePayPal payment available


Be a TokyoTreat Insider!

Join our newsletter and receive tasty news and deals!

Twitter
Facebook
Instagram

Copyright © 2021 TokyoTreat™. All Rights Reserved.
Accepted Payments
Visa payment availableMastercard payment availableAmerican Express payment availableDiscover payment availablePayPal payment available