Wish me mell
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Wish me mell is a Sanrio character introduced in 2010 based on a white rabbit girl. She was designed with 15-20 year old women in mind, according to press release from the Official Japanese Sanrio website. 
Story[edit | edit source]
Mell lives in the magical world of Merci Hills, located beyond the rainbow where everyone is happily living while their feelings are connected to each other. Words like "Thank You" can bring warmth to everyone's hearts.
Introduction[edit | edit source]
When Wish me mell was released, her main character design was not originally not shown. The aforementioned press release page from January 25th 2011 states that she could previously not come out of her house, but thanks to encouragement she was able to come out at barely 10 o'clock. The website "Racked" drew comparison to this with "hikikomori" social phobia.
Biography[edit | edit source]
Wish me Mell came from France and lives in an egg shaped house in Merci Hills. Her birthday is September 20th. She is timid. She has an owner with a gentle heart who she is obedient to.
Reception[edit | edit source]
Wish me Mell was voted the 17th winning Sanrio character in the 26th Sanrio Character Ranking in 2011. In 2012, After MaiMai, Mell became the 12th winning character while MaiMai became the 14th in the 27th Sanrio Character Rainking in 2012.
Live Appearances[edit | edit source]
Mell appeared in Sanrio Puroland live shows, featuring different characters. For example, the "Mell no Yume ni Mukatte Ganbaru Nikki" performance.
Related characters[edit | edit source]
Kotori-san[edit | edit source]
Official website[edit | edit source]
Wish me Mell has her own interactive Japanese website where people can enter Mell's house and explore Merci Hills. The official website has a list of most of the characters and links to an official Wish me Mell blog, a "collaborations" section, the "goods" section of the Japanese Sanrio official website, a "history" section and a "movies" link to Wish Me Mell related videos from the Sanrio Japan Youtube channel.
Official blog[edit | edit source]
Wish me Mell has an official blog, where the happenings of Wish Me Mell characters are posted.
References[edit | edit source]
- Official Japanese Sanrio website press release - Wish me mell debut.
- "サンリオ×立命館 サンリオが語る新キャラWish me mell". animeanime.biz. Retrieved 2012-10-03. (via [https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Miyuki_Okumura&action=history)]
- Is Hello Kitty’s Newest Pal Wish Me Mell a Hikikomori Recluse - Racked
- Official Japanese Sanrio website - Wish me Mell page.
- Sanrio Puroland official website - "Mell channel".
- Offiical Japanese Sanrio website Mell Mell Doll details.
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- Official Japanese website.
- Wish me Mell on Wikipedia.
- Wish me Mell on Japanese Wikipedia.
- Puroland Japan
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