ベビーシナモン, Baby Cinnamon
|Date of first appearance
Cinnamoroll or Cinnamon is a popular Sanrio character created in 2001 by Miyuki Okumura, but officially debuted in 2002. He is based on a white little boy puppy with long ears. Early in his history, he was promoted as part of the "Baby Cinnamon" series.
Cinnamoroll's birthday is March 6th. He was born in the distant sky, above the clouds.
When the owner of a small cafe saw a white puppy floating out of the sky like a fluffy cloud she thought "I wonder if he came because he smelled my cinnamon rolls".. Since Cinnamoroll has a curly tail just like a cinnamon roll, she named him "Cinnamon".
One day Cinnamoroll flew to a place where he found a sister at Café Cinnamon. In the present day they live together and Cinnamoroll works as a mascot " for Café Cinnamon. He loves napping in customers's laps, and just playing. He soon became popular with the customers.
Video and animation
Cinnamoroll is featured in a full-colour comic (manga) series called Fluffy, Fluffy Cinnamoroll (Japanese: ふわふわ♥シナモン, Fuwafuwa♥Cinnamon). The story and art is credited to Yumi Tsukirino and the original concept is credited to Chisato Seki.
Cinnamoroll has a series of three travel picture books called Cinnamon Travel Ehon (Japanese: シナモントラベルえほん). Another Japanese Cinnamoroll book is Cinnamon ga Ippai!, labelled as an "official fan book".
A novel about Cinnamoroll called Cinnamoroll: Cinnamon no Fushigi Ryokou (Japanese: シナモロール シナモンのふしぎ旅行) starring Cinnamoroll and Poron going on time travelling adventures was released on September 12, 2014 by Kadokawa Shoten.
In the media
Cinnamoroll was one of the promotions in Sanrio x Love Nikki, as well as various other Sanrio characters.