Love Hello Kitty? Love froyo? Then you'll probably be as giddy as a preteen Japanese schoolgirl to discover that Yogurtland has paired up with Sanrio to debut their co-branded merchandise set for release beginning tomorrow through Labor Day weekend. All your favorite characters — Hello Kitty, Tuxedo Sam and Badtz-Maru (not that we know them by heart or anything) — will be there in person to take pictures and sign autographs for fans on July 10 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Yogurtland in Universal CityWalk.

The make-your-own-dessert chain will be serving free cups of frozen yogurt and topping, each with a special Hello Kitty-themed spoon that's sure to be a valuable collectors item in the near future. (Remember Beanie Babies?) If one event isn't enough, you can also track the Sanrio-Yogurtland tour across the U.S.; launch events are set for Miami on July 24, San Francisco on Aug. 7 and Honolulu on Aug. 21.

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