|Full name/Real name/Shorter name||Daniel Starr|
|Based on||Anthropomorphism of a Japanese bobtail cat|
Dear Daniel was born in London. He and Hello Kitty have known each other since they were babies, and are of the same age. He can be recognized by his "ultra-spiky fringe".
He is described as a sensitive and naïve boy who "finds wonder in even the smallest things" and is pays special attention to his appearance.
He is great friends with Hello Kitty and is also depicted as Hello Kitty's boyfriend.
His real name is Daniel Starr. His birthday is May 3rd (a Taurus). He has a father, mother and younger brother.
Dear Daniel loves taking photos of animals as a hobby, and is skillful in dancing and playing the piano. His future dream is to become a cameraman or debut as a television personality.
Dear Daniel went to Africa with his father who is a photographer, and this meant that he did not get to see Hello Kitty. However, after travelling the globe he left from New York City to meet Hello Kitty again and did not lose any of his dancing skills since then.
His favourite food is cheesecake and yoghurt.
- The website Precious Moments have for sale a wedding cake topper depicting Hello Kitty and Dear Daniel in a car as a newly wed couple.