Hello Kitty, also known by her full name Kitty White, is a fictional character produced by the Japanese company Sanrio, created by Yuko Shimizu and currently designed by Yuko Yamaguchi. The adorable character is indicative of kawaii, the Japanese culture of cute that elevates childlike aesthetics to new heights.
Hello Kitty is a cartoon cat that’s captured the world’s imagination, if you need proof of that, just scroll through these tattoos! We find Ms. White outfitted in a variety of different costumes and themes that transform the beloved furball into very personal tattoo designs. Each reflects the creativity and individuality of the person with the Kitty ink. As we researched these tattoos, we were pleasantly surprised by the inventiveness and creativity infused into the character! Take a look at these fabulous Hello Kitty tattoos!
In the legendary words of RuPaul, Hey, kitty girl, it’s your world! We love this glittery portrait of Ms. Kitty White surrounded by a blush tone and gem-life hearts. That face!
The tattoo artist who shared this image wrote that this tattoo was the person’s very first! We think this is a job well done! We love the rosy cheeks and traditional Japanese elements that are highlighted here.
Well, we just died of a cute overload with this completely marvelous, and not a touch wicked, witchy Hello Kitty character. Look at the little bow on the broom! Everything is perfect here.
The Rainbow Cat meme (.gif) that’s delighted so many of us for years gets its Hello Kitty makeover in this magical micro tattoo. There’s gold at the end of this rainbow!
All hail, Kitty. We find our cherished friend in front of some thrilling flames in a pose that seems to translate to FTW. This completely original piece showcases the incredible creativity that people are putting into their Hello Kitty designs.
We find a blade adorned with an unassuming cat. You’ll find only pink and black ink here but the result makes a huge impact. We don’t know why Hello Kitty has turned to violence, but we’re not mad.
Nostalgia! A new generation is fascinated by the old flip phones we all once carried in our pockets. We find evidence of that here in this glorious flip phone with a tiny little Hello Kitty accessory.
Wow! We find a more detailed portrait of Kitty White in this hot design that features tiny flames. Because Hello Kitty is such a personal one for many, we see plenty of interpretations of her furry goodness.
If you’ve ever wondered, “What’s Hello Kitty’s skeleton look like?” You’re in luck! We find a dissected cat in just black ink that shows us what’s underneath that cute shell. Beautiful, inside and out!
Feast your eyes on this Hello Kitty-style bunny that’s dropped its ice cream cone. We absolutely love the way the melted ice cream has been tattooed, with different colors seeming to bleed into others! What fun!
Were you looking for a psychedelic Hello Kitty to brighten your day? We love this design that contains an ombre effect that transforms from warm red to a cool aqua. We’ll have what that kitty’s having.
Sure, go ahead and get a giant tattoo of Hello Kitty on your hand. It’s probably the least inoffensive thing you could imagine showing up on a palm. We’d cherish the sight of this hand waving to us.
“Tell me truth!” is the directive you needed in your life. We find a pink and peach Hello Kitty who’s not here to play! We discovered that a great many of tattoos in this genre tend to skew to horror and the macabre, which was surprising!
See? We find our precious friend in this tattoo reincarnated as the evil Freddy Kreuger from the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise. One, two, Hello Kitty’s coming for you.
This tattoo belongs to a proud Pisces who has given Hello Kitty a lovely little mermaid tail. We can’t get enough of the colorful bubbles that surround this aquatic character.
If you’ve ever thought that Hello Kitty was cute enough to eat, we found a tattoo design that’s perfect for you! She’s joined by Koroppi, the green frog you know and love.
Good VS Evil Kitty
Hello Kitty is cute even without her signature pink and white colors. We find here in two forms as the representation of an angel and a devil. These tattoos offer you a great look at the power of clean lines in tattooing.
D’oh! How relatable is this Hello Kitty who’s just had a stinging realization? We’ve all been there, girl!
We did not know we needed a Kuromi tattoo, but the nemesis looks so perfect. Shimmering on top of a glittery background of pink and white dots, this meanie looks so sweet.
Kitty On Your Mind
This tattoo is one of the most original on this list. We love the emotion here and how Hello Kitty seems to want to help. What don’t exactly know what’s going on and that’s fine!
Hello Kitty gets the saccharine treatment she deserves in this design that celebrates all things delicious and sweet. We love the choice of inks for this that pop but aren’t overly dramatic.
Why, yes, we would like an order of the Hello Kitty musubi for lunch. Any tattoo of our friend paired with food is instantly lovable.
Hello Kitty makes everything better! Take this bandaid for example, which we usually associate with injury. Now, it makes us think of our cheerful cartoon cat!
Lean into your goth side and watch great things happen! How would you dress your Hello Kitty tattoo?
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Last, but certainly not least, we have a diamond kitty with a huge, heart-shaped rock. Check out how the geometric shapes and lines of the stone juxtapose with the smooth shapes that make the cat. A wonderful creation!
There you go! 25 Hello Kitty tattoos that bring kawaii and simple pleasure to all that behold them! We hope you feel inspired by these imaginative designs and will think of your very own to cherish always.