Kyubey Worms His Way Into Top Internet Buzzwords 2011

Puella Magi Madoka Magica line gets #3 spot in Japanese poll

Among a Facebook "like" reference, the Twitter hashtag telling government spokesman Yukio Edano to get some sleep during the earthquake crisis, and a smattering of celeb and model created words, a quote from Kyubey (Puella Magi Madoka Magica) made the Top Internet Buzzwords of 2011 in Japan.

 

 

The poll to decide these results, conducted by the Sankei Shimbun, ran on ten major Japanese websites from November 18th-24th and attracted 153,516 votes.

 

"Make a contract with me and become an [x]!" was meme-y enough this year that it took the number third spot, just below the nickname for Japan's World Cup winning women's soccer team, "Nadeshiko Japan." First place was taken by "Popopopo~n!" from the AC Japan public service message below, "The Magic of Greetings":

 

 

Yeah, now you're all gonna run around with that song in your head all day, I know. 

 

via Yaraon! see the full results at Sankei

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