N3TWORK and Sanrio® Partner For Funko Pop! Blitz Hello Kitty® Summer Games Event On July 14

 Fans Can Collect Sporty Hello Kitty Figures During the Second Sanrio-Themed Event of 2021


SAN FRANCISCO – July 12, 2021 – Sporty Hello Kitty figures are making their way to Funko Pop! Blitz for a pop culture mashup limited Summer Games event - celebrating the upcoming global competitions in Tokyo. Published by N3TWORK, Funko Pop! Blitz is a match-3 puzzle game featuring the Funko Pop! versions of lovable characters from across multiple iconic franchises in unique weekly events. As part of the partnership between N3TWORK, Sanrio and Funko, fans can add more Hello Kitty collectables to their digital Funko Pop! roster of pop culture characters.


The Hello Kitty Summer Games event will start at 5pm PST on Wednesday, July 14 and run through 5pm PST on Tuesday, July 20. During the event, players will have the opportunity to grab one of the Hello Kitty Event Pops! and show off their tennis, basketball and gymnastics skills. Get this cute competitor in a variety of costumes:


  • Hello Kitty (Basketball)
  • Hello Kitty (Tennis)
  • Hello Kitty (Gymnast)
  • Hello Kitty (Lady Liberty)
  • Hello Kitty (Gold Medal)


During the Hello Kitty Summer Games event, gold medals will appear on the Sports Stadium board in every Funko Pop! Blitz event game. Players can drop the gold medals to the bottom of the board to help Hello Kitty win tournaments! Only by rising to the challenge and completing all the event stages will players be rewarded with the event-exclusive Hello Kitty (Gold Medal) to complete their digital Funko Pops! collections.


Funko Pop! Blitz is available on the App Store for iPhone and iPad and on Google Play for Android devices. For more information on the game, visit funkopopblitz.com, or follow Funko Pop! Blitz on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. And for the latest on Sanrio or Hello Kitty, visit Sanrio.com or follow on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.


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About N3TWORK, Inc.
N3TWORK is a new type of games, media, and technology company at the intersection of entertainment and community. The company is backed by a variety of investors including Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Floodgate Fund, Griffin Gaming Partners, Table Management, Korea Investment Partners, and Galaxy Digital Capital. In July 2020, N3TWORK launched a brand-new Tetris for mobile, featuring a breakthrough hybrid of game show and live, competitive Tetris gameplay. The company’s flagship title Legendary: Game of Heroes, an innovative mobile fantasy puzzle RPG, has established new standards in live service and community engagement. N3TWORK’s Scale Platform was announced in 2019 and will provide mobile app developers an opportunity to scale their businesses by providing user acquisition technology, expertise and capital. For more information on N3TWORK visit: www.n3twork.com


About Sanrio®
Sanrio is the global lifestyle brand best known for pop icon Hello Kitty®, and home to many other beloved character brands including Chococat™, My Melody™, Badtz-Maru™, Keroppi™, Gudetama™ and Aggretsuko™. Sanrio was founded on the “Small Gift, Big Smile®” philosophy – that a small gift can bring happiness and friendship to people of all ages. Since 1960, this philosophy has served as the inspiration to offer quality products, services and activities that inspire unique consumer experiences across the world. Today, Sanrio's legendary breadth of products are available in over 130 countries and in retail locations including department, specialty, national chain retailers and Sanrio boutique stores. To learn more about Sanrio, please visit www.sanrio.com and follow on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter - @sanrio, @hellokitty.


About Funko
Headquartered in Everett, Washington, Funko is a leading pop culture consumer products company. Funko designs, sources and distributes licensed pop culture products across multiple categories, including vinyl figures, toys, board games, plush, apparel, housewares and accessories for consumers who seek tangible ways to connect with their favorite pop culture brands and characters. Learn more at https://funko.com/, and follow us on Twitter (@OriginalFunko) and Instagram (@OriginalFunko)


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