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Hello Kitty Crowned #1 in Sanrio's 2012 Character Poll

posted on 2012-09-03 02:00 EDT by Lynzee Lamb
1.5 million votes cast; My Melody is #2 after winning last year, followed by Little Twin Stars

The iconic mascot Hello Kitty came out on top in this year's Sanrio character poll by earned 193,685 votes. The poll closed on August 19 after 1,500,234 million votes were cast, and Sanrio announced Hello Kitty as the winner on Saturday during an awards ceremony at Tokyo's Sanrio Puroland amusement park.

Last year's winner, My Melody, came in second with 178,054 votes, followed by Little Twin Stars with 121, 233 votes. It has been three years since Hello Kitty last won the crown; she only ranked #3 last year.

The poll's official website posted the full results:

Rank Character Votes
1 Hello Kitty 193,685
2 My Melody 178,054
3 Little Twin Stars 121,233
4 Cinnamoroll 102,324
5 Purin 101,735
6 Jewelpet 80,118
7 Keroppi 44,931
8 Kuromi 40,442
9 Gō EX Panda (Gō-chan) 39,959
10 Tuxedo Sam 39,421
11 Charmmy Kitty 37,535
12 Wish me mell 34,497
13 Pochacco 31,908
14 Mai Mai 28,770
15 Bad Badtz-Maru 25,762
16 Patty and Jimmy 24,874
17 Sugar Bunnies 22,988
18 Hangyodon 16,634
19 Marron Cream 16,418
20 Dear Daniel 15,883
21 Usahana 14,494
22 Osaru no Monkichi 14,354
23 Mashumaro Mitai na Fuwafuwa Nyanko (Marshmallow-Like Fluffy Kitty) 13,956
24 Shinkansen 13,590
25 Cheery Chums 11,254
26 Pekkle the Duck 11,106
27 Goro, Pika, & Don 10,207
28 Minna no Taa-bou 10,112
29 Corocorokuririn 8,872
30 Miss Bear's Dream 7,985
31 Sugar Minuet 7,684
32 Cocoa and Vanilla 7,565
33 Patapata Peppy 7,219
34 Nyokki & Penne 6,765
35 Nya, Ni, Nyu, Nye, & Nyon 6,485
36 Bunny & Matty 6,190
37 Tenorikuma 5,924
38 Pankuchi 5,583
39 Pokopon Nikki 5,296
40 Framboiloulou 5,172
41 King of Strawberries (Ichigo no Ou-sama) 4,768
42 The Vaudeville Duo 4,640
43 Seven Silly Dwarves 4,473
44 Chibi Maruko 4,447
45 Zashikibuta 4,210
46 Paupipo 4,003
47 Tiny Poem 3,932
48 Rururu Gakuen 3,723
49 Noranekoland 3,694
50 The Runabouts 3,266
51 Button Nose 3,143
52 Mellow Tune 3,134
53 Puwawa 3,099
54 Chococat 3,085
55 Taraiguma no Landry 3,082
56 Ume-ya Zakkaten (Plum General Store) 2,689
57 Mr. Bears Dream 2,661
58 Pannapitta 2,528
59 Ponpon Hieta 2,514
60 Wee Marylou 2,503
61 Sweetcoron 2,421
62 Heysuke 2,362
63 Pandapple 2,245
64 Beetroid 2,155
65 Howdy! (Kidsbear) 2,151
66 Chocopanda 1,999
67 Yachiyo Charmer 1,963
68 Winkypinky 1,954
69 Coro Chan 1,789
70 DeeryLou 1,674
71 Sugarcream Puff 1,651
72 Nemukko Nyago 1,647
73 Small People 1,614
74 Pippo the Piglet (Kobuta no Pippo) 1,512
75 Mimic Mike 1,485
76 Okigaru Friends 1,483
77 Culture Shock 1,482
78 Lullaby Lovables 1,434
79 Nezumikozou 1,311
80 Dachonosuke 1,279
81 We Are Dinosaurs 1,215
82 Friendly Kokkochan 1,191
83 Captain Willy 1,108
84 Holly's Bear 1,069
85 Pukapuka Paradise 1,061
86 Tetsunagikuma 1,031
87 Gimme Five 1,023
88 Boo Gey Woo 1,009
89 Still Small Tales 888
90 Twee Dee Drops 880
91 Peter Davis 849
92 Robby Rabbit 846
93 Spunky Burro 844
94 Little Cottonwood Cottage 820
95 Gatorgags 744
96 KAPPA RUMBA 732
97 Twiddle Dee Dee 708
98 Fun Come Alive 702
99 Spotty Dotty 678
100 Bearobics 667
Source: animeanime.jp

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