Today, on World Oceans Day (June 8th), Hello Kitty released a video on her official YouTube channel, HELLO KITTY CHANNEL, of her online interview with Japanese national research institute JAMSTEC (the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology).
Taking on the role of reporter, the beloved Sanrio character interviewed JAMSTEC’s Ryōta Nakajima 中嶋亮太 on the problem of plastic marine waste.
The video aims to promote awareness of this serious issue facing the world’s oceans as part of Sanrio’s efforts towards Sustainable Development Goal 14: Life Below Water.
Plastic trash in the ocean’s depths
In this video, Hello Kitty, who has been supporting the SDGs since 2018, interviewed Mr. Nakajima, whose research is focused on the harmful effects of plastic trash collecting in the depths of the ocean.
Author: Grape Japan