McDonald's delights fans with Hello Kitty x Yu-Gi-Oh! Happy Meal crossover

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McDonald's has unveiled a delightful surprise for fans of Hello Kitty and Yu-Gi-Oh! with its latest Happy Meal toys in Europe. This crossover event brings together the adorable Hello Kitty characters with the fantastical creatures from the popular trading card game Yu-Gi-Oh!, creating a unique and fun collection for fans of both franchises.

The collaboration features 10 new Happy Meal toys, each merging the charm of Hello Kitty with the iconic Yu-Gi-Oh! characters and creatures. From My Melody as Dark Magician Girl to Tuxedosam as Obelisk the Tormentor, these toys offer a playful twist on familiar characters that fans will surely enjoy.

The Yu-Gi-Oh! trading card game has been a beloved staple since its launch in 1999, while Hello Kitty, also known as Kitty White, has been a cultural icon since her creation in 1974. The melding of these two beloved brands in a McDonald's promotion exclusive to Belgium adds an extra layer of excitement for fans.

The collaboration kicked off on March 6 and is set to run until April 9, or until supplies last. However, fans outside of Belgium eager to get their hands on these unique toys might have to turn to eBay, where the entire set is priced around $75.

McDonald's is also teasing a digital experience related to the toys, promising to bring them "right in front of your eyes." While details on this digital component are sparse, fans can expect a fun and interactive way to engage with their favorite characters.

With the popularity of both Hello Kitty and Yu-Gi-Oh!, coupled with the limited availability of these toys, it's expected that this collaboration will be a hit among fans and collectors. So, for those interested in adding these charming crossover toys to their collection, time is of the essence before they vanish from the Happy Meal lineup.