Meet Hello Kitty in this Tokyo Town! Tama Center Illumination 2018

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An illumination event where you can see Hello Kitty will be held in front of Tama Center Station. Around 450,000 bulbs will be lit around the wide pedestrian paths, spanning 400 meters from south to north and 200 meters from east to west. The town will be lit up with sights such as the “Aquarium of Light” where it’s like you’re walking through the ocean, and illuminations of popular Sanrio characters like Hello Kitty.

The tree lit up in the center is a real momi fir
The tree lit up in the center is a real momi fir

Also near Tama Center Station is the Sanrio theme park “Sanrio Puroland,” featuring characters like Hello Kitty.

Special Hello Kitty Parade

Hello Kitty and friends will host a special parade, bringing even more excitement to the Tama Center Illumination.

Special Hello Kitty Parade
Special Hello Kitty Parade


November 30th 5:30 - 6:00 pm
December 14th 5:30 - 6:00 pm
December 21st 5:30 - 6:00 pm

※In case of rain, only the dance with children starting at 5:50pm at the 3rd floor entrance hall of Sanrio Puroland will be held.

Basic information on Tamacenter Illumination 2018

Event Period
November 10, 2018 - January 6, 2019
Lights illuminated between
4:30 - 10:30 pm
※Illumination begins at 6:00pm on the first day
※Sanrio character illuminations last until 9:30pm each day
1 Ochiai, Tama City, Tokyo
In front of Tama Center Station