Sanrio recently held their Sanrio Character Grand Prix 2019 elections where fans get to choose just who exactly is their most popular character. 13.38 million people all over the world submitted their votes, and the results are in!
The elections’ official website also revealed the Top 10 rankings as well:
- Hello Kitty
- Pom Pom Purin
- My Melody
- Little Twin Stars
- Tuxedo Sam
Hello Kitty garnered 1.64 million votes, while Cinnamaroll followed closely behind at around 1.58 million. The voting turnout was thrice more than last year, as fans can now also vote via store locations and the TikTok app.
And speaking of Hello Kitty, she is teaming up with All Might! and that’s not all, because the other Sanrio mascots also will be having their own collaborations with the other characters from My Hero Academia!
The collaborations pairing include
- Izuku Midoriya & Pochacco,
- Katsuki Bakugo & Bad Badtz-Maru,
- Ochako Uraraka & My Melody,
- Tenya Iida & Cinnamoroll,
- Shoto Todoroki & Tuxedo Sam,
- Tsuyu Asui & Kero Kero Keroppi,
- Eijiro Kirishima & We Are Dinosaurs,
- All Might & Hello Kitty, and finally,
- Shota Aizawa & Chococat.
However, it’s also kinda surprising that they did not team up Ochako with Pochacco…
Sanrio will reveal more details on the campaign on 17th June, so expect more merchandise to be revealed on that date.
source: Sanrio official website