#472 Gudetama

You know sanrio, right?
They’re the company that made Hello Kitty.

They make a variety of cute characters.

One of which is…. gudetama/ぐでたま.

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Since 2013 he’s been a feature of Sanrio’s character line-up.

Here he’s seen saying he’s sleepy while tucking himself into his bacon bed.

Wait… what?

Yeah, he’s an egg.
Not just any egg.
A super lazy egg.

Check out his short anime with English subtitles to get a real feeling for his personality:

Gude/ぐで is Japanese onomatopoeia for lazy.

Tama/たま is short for “tamago” which is egg.

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His melancholy and lazy attitude is vastly different to the other sanrio characters and is totally endearing.

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Just look at that tiny, miserable face!

Check out his twitter account for cute pictures and tweets in Japanese.

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