You have to admire Google's attempts at appearing friendly while becoming the all-controlling Eye of Sauron through Big Brother-esque takeovers of every piece of information in the universe. Starting with pretty, Kindergarten Kolor logos to this dangerously twee Japanese cartoon.

Video via Jenny 8 Lee, and credit where it's due: Ryan Tate offered that the "U.S. should license Hello Kitty for some kind of Guantanamo infomercial." Not bad. Who else could benefit from cute, cuddly characters to calm the nerves of a populace about to have their lives dramatically changed by people who want to control the world?

Oh, you know. The usual suspects:

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