Hello Kitty Taser

The Hello Kitty Taser raised the ire of Justin Yu at CNET who wrote:

The existence of this Hello Kitty taser gun makes me want to open it up and point it at my head. You have to question the intentions of these designers...is the gun supposed to make little girls less fearful about attacking their in-store competition? Maybe it's meant to fool criminals into thinking their victims are unarmed, only to be met with 50,000 volts of adorable electricity.

Only subsequently did he realize that it was simply "a Photoshopped picture of Taser's "Metallic Pink" version of the C2 gun."

Hello Kitty guns seem to be a popular meme.

Law/Police/Crime Military

Posted on Tue Jul 07, 2009


A REAL Hello Kitty Taser would be the CUTEST non-lethal weapon EVER!
Posted by Cranky Media Guy  on  Wed Jul 08, 2009  at  12:13 AM
Applying Hello Kitty to 'non-cute' things tends to be popular for a variety of reasons. A form of ironic cuteness, I suppose.

Friend of mine made a Hello Kitty Space Marine for Warhammer 40K, complete with Keroppi kill marks on its shoulderpad.. 'In the grim dark future of Hello Kitty, there is only war'.
Posted by Robin Bobcat  on  Wed Jul 08, 2009  at  12:43 AM
I wouldn't be at all surprised if somebody made their own personalised Hello Kitty taser. I've seen it done for automatic rifles, after all.
Posted by Accipiter  on  Wed Jul 08, 2009  at  03:27 AM
Right. So pink Taser ok, same pink Taser with decal newsworthy.
Posted by Gutza  on  Wed Jul 08, 2009  at  03:37 AM
Please, please... "cutest LESS-lethal weapon ever".
Posted by Crazy Ivan  on  Wed Jul 08, 2009  at  07:57 AM
A hoax? Darn, it would have been a perfect anniversary present for my wife.
Posted by Canadarm  on  Wed Jul 08, 2009  at  02:43 PM
Bugger "hello kitty", what sort of twisted mind puts out a "metallic pink" taser?
Posted by Joel B1  on  Wed Jul 08, 2009  at  07:30 PM
I'd buy it.
Posted by MadCarlotta  on  Fri Jul 10, 2009  at  02:47 PM
hey i want the warhammer Hello Kitty stuff as well. it syncs in with the whole daftness that is trying to make an offensive weapon seem just that little lss offensive. Well i am going to eet fried back o the stone age.. but oh how adorable.. its in pink.. Agghh.."drool"
Posted by Alan Weeks  on  Sun Jul 18, 2010  at  12:42 AM
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