ONE-PIECE:RED has proven to be one of the great hits of Japanese animation this year, and much of the success of the latest film, based on the work of Eiichiro Oda, can be attributed to the presence of two fan-favorite characters: the Emperor Shanks and his daughter, singer Uta, introduced themselves with the film.

there Popularity that Uta has gained in such a short time, a character around which the film's plot is built, also features in a recent Japanese award due to his complex bond with Shanks and his old friendship with Luffy. In fact, Uta ranked first among the most searched words in some of the categories of Japanese Internet Buzzword Awards. These are prizes given to the most searched terms on specific pop culture related websites and pages, such as B. Nico Nico Pedia and Pickup Encyclopedia, as well as pixiv tags.

Among the 100 nominees for 2022, many words stand out, often personal names, related to the world of animation, and this is reflected in the top ten positions we report on below:

  1. Uta
  2. Takopi's original sin
  3. Monkey D Luffy
  4. Avatar Sentai Donbrothers
  5. you counterfeiter
  6. Tasty party cold
  7. Zundamon
  8. Zoffy
  9. Suletta Mercury
  10. Anya Forger

As you can see, ONE PIECE managed to win two very high positions, Uta in first place and the protagonist Luffy in third, a new milestone for the series of records created by Eiichiro Oda. Another interesting fact is the presence by Yor and Anya Forger, protagonists of the Spy x Family series, are among the most followed and sold of the last year. Let us know what you think of these results in the comments section. In conclusion, we leave you with the words of Goro Taniguchi, director of ONE PIECE: RED, underlining the ambition of the work.

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