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Everything You Need to Know About the Adorable Sanrio Kuromi

Girly with a tough appearance and black hood, Kuromi is free-spirit and a softie deep inside. Cheeky, punky, yet cute also perfectly describe this adorable Sanrio character. Though she's been around for years, there's still a little knowledge about her, and this is the right time to get to know her more! So if you're curious about Kuromi, read along and find out everything she has to offer!

Kuromi GIF via Tenor

The Story of Kuromi

Kuromi is seen tagging along with another Sanrio character, My Melody. But then, did you know? The two are rivals. In 1975, My Melody first debuted when she appeared as Hello Kitty's best friend in The Adventures of Hello Kitty TV series. Later on, in 2005, Kuromi debuted in the TV series called Onegai My Melody.

The story of Kuromi revolved around her being an escaped prisoner from Mari Land. She has the Melody Key, the artifact with powers to corrupt dreams. Kuromi has a partner named Baku, and together, they plan to gather 100 Black Notes to revive the Spirit of Dark Power. This is also to get back to My Melody for causing her turmoil, which happened accidentally. Kuromi then ventures into the human world, where she meets Keiichi Hiragi, a famous high school boy in Yumegaoka. Eventually, she teams up with Keiichi and falls madly in love with him.

Kuromi and Baku

Kuromi vs. My Melody

Meanwhile, My Melody also wanders to the human world with the Melody Takt, Melody Candies, and Melody Box in hand. To stop and prevent Kuromi from her disastrous plans, she plans to collect 100 pink notes. My Melody then meets Uta Yumeno and her friends, and later on, they become partners. They plan to stop Kuromi's evil plans and save the human world and Mari Land.

While it seems to be a war scene between Kuromi and My Melody, it's more actually filled with their cuteness and bubbly interactions. Check some facts about Kuromi below and get to know her more!

Kuromi and Melody

8 Facts About Kuromi

  1. Even though Kuromi and My Melody are rivals, both don't actually hate the other. There was this one time when My Melody locked herself in a cabinet, and Kuromi asked her if she died, who would she fight?

Melody and Kuromi, Photo via Youtube
  1. Kuromi is a tomboy with her tough look and black hood, but in reality, she's very girly and has a weak spot for cute guys.

Kuromi in Black Hood, Photo via Sanrio
  1. She also loves the color black, and her hood and notes prove how much she's in black.

  1. Reading romance novels is also Kuromi's favorite hobby. Her other hobbies include cooking and writing in her diary.

  1. She's also the leader of a biker gang, and her members name Nyanmi, Wanmi, Konmi, and Chumi.

  1. Baku is the name of Kuromi's sidekick and a flying tapir.

  1. Kuromi loves Shallots, and it is her favorite food.

  1. She used to be friendly until she got convinced that My Melody was trying to ruin her life. For example, the incident where Melody ripped out Kuromi's notebook.

Sanrio Kuromi Collections by Sugoi Mart

A cute character like Kuromi is fun to add to your collection! If you got hooked by her charms, check these Sanrio Kuromi Collections below by Sugoi Mart, featuring different stuff, goods, and toys.

Kuromi Hello Kitty Hand Sanitizer & Case

Get protected with this kawaii Kuromi Hello Kita Hand Sanitizer and Case! This portable hang sanitizer is perfect for hanging off your bag or keychain.

 Kuromi Hello Kitty Hand Sanitizer & Case

Sanrio Halloween Mascot Plush: Kuromi

Halloween is just around the corner, so this Sanrio Halloween Mascot Plush Kuromi is perfect. This Kuromi-wearing Halloween outfit is cute to hang off your room for added kawaii factor.

 Sanrio Halloween Mascot Plush: Kuromi

Kuromi Crystal Gallery 3D Puzzle

Level up the fun with this Kuromi Crystal Gallery 3D Puzzle! The 3D puzzle feature Kuromi and Melody and come with 38 pieces.

Kuromi Crystal Gallery 3D Puzzle

Sanrio Kuromi Kigurumi Costume

Dress like Kurumi with this Sanrio Kuromi Kigurumi Costume. This is indeed perfect for costume parties, sleepovers, and even Halloweens!

Sanrio Kuromi Kigurumi Costume

Sanrio Kuromi Shaped Hairbrush

Another collection that you can add is this Sanrio Kuromi Shaped Hairbrush. Tidy your hair every morning with your favorite Kuromi character!

 Sanrio Kuromi Shaped Hairbrush

Sanrio Bluetooth Earbuds: Kuromi

This is another great collection to add if you love music and Kuromi. This Sanrio Bluetooth Earbuds Kuromi in wireless earbuds can give you 3 and half hours of playback time and 1oo continuous standby on one full charge.

Sanrio Bluetooth Earbuds: Kuromi

Final Thoughts

Sanrio characters never get old and are still loved by generations. Not only because of their cute appearances, but they also bring fun and light entertainment for everyone. Kuromi is just among the beloved characters from Sanrio that people also embrace and come to love. It's amazing to see many things inspired by Kuromi and Melody as they add cuteness to them.

If you love to collect stuff like Kuromi and any kawaii items, Sugoi Mart is the perfect online shop for you! You can browse various goods, snacks, toys, and more collections that are Japan-exclusive and authentic! Check our website for more options to have that Japanese experience even without going to Japan!

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