New Hello Kitty app takes you around JapanFrom September 3, the world-famous Japanese feline character Hello Kitty turns virtual tour guide in the form of a new Hello Kitty iPhone app launched by the government-backed Japan Tourism Agency.

The new application will allow users to choose from 53 Hello Kitty characters to introduce them to the top attractions in all of Japan's 47 prefectures. The GPS-equipped app also has a camera function that will allow users to take photos with locally themed Hello Kitty characters at various locations across the country, and directly post their pictures onto their social networks.

The "Visit Japan with HELLO KITTY" app is available in English, Chinese and Korean, and is available to download for free at the iTunes AppStore through March 31, 2013.