Hello Kitty® Joins the Monkey Gang in Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania

    Adorable Collaboration Introduces the Pop Culture Icon as a Playable DLC Character at Launch on October 5 - Watch the Trailer HERE|

    IRVINE, Calif. – September 1, 2021 – SEGA® and global lifestyle brand Sanrio® are thrilled to announce that Hello Kitty will be rolling into Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania as a playable character! The supercute pop culture icon will be available as a DLC character for $4.99 on all platforms when Super Monkey Ball Banana Manialaunches on October 5.

    A cheerful girl with a heart of gold, Hello Kitty joins AiAi and the monkey gang on their latest adventure in Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania. She brings friendship and kindness to Jungle Island, where she joins a star-studded team that includes Morgana from Persona 5, Beat from Jet Set Radio, Kiryu from Yakuza, and beloved duo Sonic the Hedgehog and Miles “Tails” Prower. As Hello Kitty always says, “You can never have too many friends!” 

    Hello Kitty is one of the final members to join the monkey gang and will be immediately available to friends and fans everywhere at launch.


    Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania launches on October 5, 2021, for Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation®5, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation®4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam for $39.99 (console) and $29.99 (PC). The Digital Deluxe edition will retail for $49.99. Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania will also support Xbox Series X Smart Delivery immediately on release, ensuring players will only have to buy the game once to play it on their favorite Xbox console. Additionally, buy the digital PS4™ version from PlayStation™Store or the physical version from a retailer and play the PS5™ version at no extra cost.