Best Cinnamoroll Characters

9 Best Cinnamoroll Characters: The Sweetest Picks (2024)

Japan's Kawaii culture is renowned worldwide, reflecting the Japanese people's deep appreciation for youthfulness. But did you know that while Hello Kitty remains a beloved Kawaii icon, another character has recently climbed the Sanrio character ranking? 

Let me introduce you to Cinnamoroll, a charming white pup whose merchandise has become a top choice for birthday and holiday season gifts.

Beyond Cinnamoroll, Sanrio has crafted plenty of other adorable characters. At Toynk, we've curated a list of the best Cinnamoroll characters you can explore.

Our Favorite Cinnamoroll Characters

1. Cinnamoroll (Cinnamon)

Cinnamoroll (Cinnamon)

Of course, no Sanrio character can take the first place from the star of the show, Cinnamoroll. With his big, floppy ears and cute tail that curls like cinnamon rolls, it's impossible not to love him.

But what captivates us most about Cinnamoroll is his kindness and friendliness. He was launched in 2002 in Japan, but recently, he has topped the Sanrio character ranking, surpassing Hello Kitty [1]

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It's super soft and cozy, and it's the perfect companion to showcase our love for Cinnamoroll, even during road trips, camping, or outdoor sporting events.

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2. Cappuccino

Cinnamoroll (Cappuccino)

Cappuccino lives across from Cinnamoroll (Cinnamon), making him our main character's best friend. He has fluffy brown ears that are just too cute to resist. 

Cappuccino has never been good at exercising despite his massive appetite, which some of us can relate to.

However, my favorite thing about him is how he wags his tail while asleep whenever someone calls his name.

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3. Mocha

Cinnamoroll (Mocha)

Mocha has a caring demeanor, like a big sister, which makes her relatable to anyone who values family and friendships. We see parts of Mocha in many people we admire, making her character resonate deeply with us.

She enjoys talking to her customers at Cinnamon Cafe, but above everything, she's a very skilled outfit coordinator. 

She's considered to be Cinnamoroll's girlfriend or love interest. 

4. Cherry and Berry

Cinnamoroll (Cherry and Berry)

Cherry and Berry are also known as the Lloromannic, simply Cinnamoroll spelled backward, showcasing their roles as rivals to our main character. 

Unlike other Cinnamoroll characters, these two Sanrio characters are demons full of trouble. They are scared of daytime, selfish, and mischievous. 

However, those qualities, along with their occasional fights, make them more appealing to our team.

Our only complaint about these two little demons is the rarity of their merchandise, leading them to be among the most underrated Sanrio characters.

5. Poron

Cinnamoroll (Poron)

Poron is the mysterious time traveler of the group. She was introduced by falling from the sky and to Cinnamoroll's fluffy head.

She has a unicorn named Cornet who helps her with her adventures with Cinnamoroll (Cinnamon).

But do you know what we love most about her? It was her cloud-shaped ribbon and ears that made her incredibly cute.

In fact, Poron is revealed to be Cinnamoroll's older sister.

6. Milk

Cinnamoroll (Milk)

Milk's character evokes a sense of responsibility and tenderness in fans, including me. He is the youngest of the group, and his small size and pacifier make us want to protect his innocence and the joys of childhood.

He was named Milk because of his love for this drink and his aim to become like Cinnamoroll someday. 

Our Sanrio 4 Piece Dress-Up Plush Doll Set | Cinnamoroll includes a cute plushie of Milk along with a Cinnamoroll, Cornet, and Bear. The set comes with a box, making them suitable for display. 

The plushies are also perfect for interactive play among kids, but adult fans can also add this set to their deluxe Sanrio characters collection. 

7. Coco & Nuts

Coco and Nuts are twin brothers who are slightly older than Milk. They could represent a Coconut, where Coco represents the outside (extroversion) of one while Nuts represent the inside (introversion). 

Watching their adventures reminds me that true strength lies in acceptance and mutual support from the people who truly matter to you. 

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8. Chiffon

Chiffon's fluffy ears and athletic personality make her another charming Sanrio character for our team.

We admire how she effortlessly organizes impromptu games for her friends, showcasing her creativity and spontaneity. 

Despite her weaknesses in studying and remaining still, we find her love for chiffon cake resonates with our own sweet tooth.

9. Espresso

Finally, Espresso, our beloved pup from Sanrio, captivates us with his intelligence and cleverness. He once triumphed in a dog contest, and he's got a cherished blanket that makes him more adorable in our eyes.

He is the perfect blend of intelligence, charm, and warmth, making him an irresistible companion for our team.

Cinnamoroll in Popular Culture

Cinnamoroll's universal appeal lies in his simplicity and the joy he brings, making him a beloved figure in pop culture. 

His sweet adventures have become a cultural phenomenon, captivating fans worldwide.

From comics and anime adaptations to themed cafes and collaborations with popular brands, Cinnamoroll's influence extends far beyond the realm of character merchandise.

Comparisons with Other Sanrio Characters

Cinnamoroll shares the same sweet, cute, wholesome, and precious characteristics as other Sanrio characters. However, with over 400 kawaii characters in the brand, each has a unique personality and charm that sets them apart [2]

Cinnamoroll is known for his kind, understanding, and loveable personality, leading him to the top spot of the Sanrio character ranking for three consecutive years. He is shy yet friendly, and he absolutely loves cinnamon rolls.


Who is the best friend of Cinnamoroll?

Cappuccino and Mocha are considered to be Cinnamoroll's closest friends. Cappuccino lives across from Cinnamoroll (Cinnamon), while Mocha has a nurturing nature that helps them create a special friendship. 

Which is better, Kuromi or Cinnamoroll?

Most members of our team decided that Cinnamoroll was better than Kuromi. However, both kawaii characters have their appeals that make them well-loved by many fans. 

Who is the best Sanrio character?

The best Sanrio character for our team is Cinnamoroll (Cinnamon). Although we love Hello Kitty, My Melody, and other Sanrio characters, Cinnamoroll's kindness and cuteness earn a special place in our hearts.

Cinnamoroll has also recently earned the number-one spot in the Sanrio character ranking.

Who is Cinnamoroll's girlfriend?

Mocha is considered to be Cinnamoroll's girlfriend. Although there are no official announcements about their relationship, they have been in various romantic situations.

Final Thoughts 

Cinnamoroll is another kawaii character from Japan who can fly with his long ears. His parents are Father Sun and Mother Sky, and he is at the top spot in Sanrio's most popular character ranking.

Bring Cinnamoroll's cuteness wherever you go with this Sanrio Cinnamoroll 5-inch Plush Mascot Keychain. Give it to your friends or loved ones to bring the adorable appeal of Cinnamoroll into their lives.

Head over to our Sanrio Characters Collectibles shop today and watch out for a lot of fun and precious Kawaii merchandise. We offer plenty of plushies, stationery, and costumes with daily free shipping in the contiguous US.



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