Sanrio Friend of the Month: Hangyodon

Get ready to laugh your way into the month of March with Sanrio ‘Friend of the Month’ Hangyodon! Here’s a little more about the jokester who would like to be more courageous, despite his sensitive nature.


  • is good at acting the comedian
  • dreams of being a hero, but things never seem to go according to plan
  • Is actually a sensitive and lonely little guy
  • friends are Sayuri the octopus & Itaro the squid

Speaking of jokes, are you ready for Hangyodon’s o-fish-al ‘Joke of the Week’ for the week of March 26th?

How do oysters use to call their friends?
On shell phones!  


Check out Sanrio on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram every Sunday in March for Hangyodon’s o-fish-al ‘Joke of the Week’. Then visit a participating Sanrio store and tell the joke to an employee for a free small gift. And stay tuned - there will be a different joke and surprise each week!

Don’t forget to get your exclusive Hangyodon ‘Sanrio Friend of the Month’ collector pin for March!  

The pin is available starting on  ‘Friend of the Month Friday’, which is always the first Friday of the month, as a small gift with a $30 purchase at and in select Sanrio storesBe sure to get one for your collection before they’re gone! Each pin is only available until the end of the month or while supplies last.

By the way, Hangyodon is hosting a dinner party this month for his friends! 

Visit to help him catch all the ingredients in a super fun game!