Who doesn’t know about Sanrio? With its famous characters such as Hello Kitty, My Melody and Keroppi, Sanrio is dearly loved by many all around the globe. Sanrio actually has SO many characters that people might not even know about, check out the most hilarious Sanrio characters that you (most likely) have never heard of!
Another cute character that falls under the ‘famous’ category from Sanrio is Cinnamoroll. Created in 2002, Cinnamoroll is one of Sanrio’s characters that have their own series; definitely a famous character, right?
If you think Cinnamoroll is a female character, well… let us tell you that Cinnamoroll is actually a male white puppy character! With a pair of blue eyes, chubby pink cheeks, and a curly tail that resembles a cinnamon roll (hence his name, haha!), he looks so cute that a lot of people assumed he was a female character (even us!). Another distinct feature is his pair of long fluffy ears which also functions as his wings so he can fly around the cloud!
Before continuing about Cinnamoroll, make sure you have read our article about 5 facts you didn’t know about Cinnamoroll!
Cinnamoroll’s story took place in the Cinnamon Cafe and its surrounding. One day, the owner of Cinnamon Cafe, Belbel, was admiring the beautiful sky when she discovered a tiny white puppy floating in the sky. It was Cinnamoroll! Belbel thought that Cinnamoroll came by because he smelled the tasty smell of cinnamon rolls from her cafe, so she decided to give some cinnamon rolls to him. Cinnamoroll immediately fell in love with both her and her cinnamon rolls, so he decided to stay in the cafe. Belbel called him Cinnamon because of the unique shape of his tail.
With his cuteness, he became instantly famous as the mascot of Cinnamon Cafe. His manga and animation series tell us the story of his adventures around the town when he wasn’t taking a nap in the cafe terrace. Of course, as a famous little puppy, he has a lot of friends including Mocha, Chiffon, Cappuccino, Espresso, and Little Milk. Cinnamoroll also has to face the antagonist, a dark cloud named Cavity. Their adventures were fun and adorable to follow!
Cinnamoroll stars in a manga series titled “Fluffy, Fluffy Cinnamoroll” that was serialized in Japan from 2004 through 2008 and an animation movie titled “Cinnamoroll: The Movie” that was aired in 2007. Aside from the manga and animation movie, Cinnamoroll also appeared in two various animations, such as Lloromanic and Cinnamoangels. Don’t forget that he has his own novel adaptation titled “Cinnamoroll: Cinnamon’s Wonderland Trip” and several picture books!
The popularity of Cinnamoroll is so great he won Sanrio Character Ranking two years in a row (2017-2018). Sanrio Character ranking is the biggest annual character competition held by Sanrio that started in 1986. In 2018, Cinnamoroll won the first place of the most famous Sanrio character, beating the other 100 characters by getting more than 520 thousand votes from the total 4.8 million votes. There are only a few characters who have achieved to become a consecutive winner, such as Hello Kitty, Pompompurin, and My Melody.
So, what do you think about Cinnamoroll? Do you think he will become a champion again this year?
You can also find out if Cinnamoroll is YOUR Sanrio Character or not in this fun quiz!
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