No, this isn’t a late April Fool’s joke, but rather real Street Fighter-branded Hello Kitty merchandise that is slated for release around Q4 2012. Items will included toys, stationary, and more. We’ll keep you posted should a video game be announced. Here’s what Joshua Izzo, Director of Licensing, Capcom Entertainment has to say:

“Capcom has long admired Sanrio and their ability to create memorable and cherished lifestyle brands so it is a distinct pleasure to partner with them for this new cross-over line of merchandise,”…”The combination of Street Fighter and Hello Kitty will offer fans a whole new way to experience our characters.

[via DestructoidCinemaBlend]