Fans of yoshikitty, the beloved collaboration between Hello Kitty and YOSHIKI, they can either keep him in or vote him out.
Fans worldwide can now nominate their favourite Sanrio Character in this year’s contest. And for fans of yoshikitty, the beloved collaboration between Hello Kitty and YOSHIKI, they can either keep him in or vote him out. This particular characters is nominated for the 8th straight year in a row. The 37th Annual Sanrio Character Ranking contest is now open for fans to vote!
In the past years, this mascot placed first place in Brazil and second in China. Where could he be in 2022?
The results of the prestigious “2021 Sanrio Character Ranking Contest” were announced mid last week, and Yoshikitty has again captured the hearts of anime fans globally, claiming the number one spot in four countries: Italy, Germany, France, and Thailand. Inspired by the leader of the biggest rock band in Japanese history, X Japan, Yoshikitty not only has loyal anime fans, but also the passionate fan base of international icon Yoshiki backing them to the top.
The contest brings together the most popular Sanrio characters, with Yoshikitty having earned a top 10 ranking in the contest every year since 2015. This year, Yoshikitty placed 11th overall in a stiff competition against the likes of beloved anime characters Pom Pom Purin and Cinnamoroll. During the official event, which was broadcast online this year due to the ongoing pandemic, Yoshiki made a special guest appearance to express his gratitude to the fans who supported Yoshikitty.