The results of “Sanrio Character Awards 2020” have been revealed on Jun. 9, 2020. A record-breaking 14,550,000 votes were received, and 1st place goes to Cinnamoroll. This is the 3rd time he took 1st place, and it has been 2 years since the last time.
“Sanrio Character Awards 2020” was held under the theme of “My heart goes to him/her”.
The voting started from Apr. 10, with fans all over the world voting for their favorite character along with messages of their feelings towards them, such as “I love you!”, “I remember having goods of you when I was in elementary school!” or “I'm looking forward to seeing you again.” Though not being able to receive votes at shops and events at Sanrio Shops due to the spread of COVID-19, a record-breaking 14,556,939 votes were received mainly via online voting.
1st place was taken by Cinnamoroll (2nd place last year) with 1,387,152 votes. He kept his position from the midterm report and took 1st place for the 3rd time. It has been 2 years since he last took 1st place, and “Fure Fure Ganbare!” sung by Cinamoroll has been decided to be released for streaming.
Coming in 2nd was Pompompurin (3rd place last year) with 1,288,245 votes, and 3rd place went to Pochacco (5th place last year) with 1,013,927 votes, reaching the top 3 for the first time in 24 years.
For the special “Tanita Award”, which is given to the character who had most pre-orders received for the “Sanrio Character Pedometer” released from Tanita, went to Yoshikitty.
The whole ranking of “Sanrio Character Awards 2020” and the top 8 of “Sanrio Character Awards 2020 Collaboration Category” are listed on the official website.
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1st place: Cinnamoroll
Thanks so much for cheering me on!
2nd place: Pompompurin
Yay! Thanks for all the love!
3rd place: Pochacco
Wow! Wow! Wow! I'm so grateful for all the love!
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