Uta from One Piece Film Red tops the Internet Buzzword ranking 2022

Luffy and Uta in the One Piece Film Red
Luffy and Uta in the One Piece Film Red. Pic credit: Toei Annimation

The awards ceremony of the Internet Buzzword ranking 2022 was held on December 12, 2022. 

It is a Japanese award that determines the most popular buzzwords on the Internet during a year. These rankings are based on how many users visited a word’s page in the online dictionaries and encyclopedias of Niconico and Pixiv.

This ranking shows just how much One Piece has dominated 2022. The word that topped the Internet Buzzword ranking in 2022 is — “Uta” from One Piece Film Red. Not only this, the third-ranked word is — “Monkey D. Luffy”, the beloved protagonist of One Piece.

Top 10 Internet Buzzwords 2022

  1. Uta
  2. Takopi’s Original Sin
  3. Monkey D. Luffy
  4. Avataro Sentai Donbrothers
  5. Yor Forger
  6. Delicious Party Pretty Cure
  7. Zundamon
  8. Zoffy
  9. Sulleta Mercury
  10. Anya Forger

Other One Piece words that made it into the Top 100 Internet Buzzword ranking 2022 are:

  • One Piece Film Red (Rank 11)
  • Shanks (Rank 23)
  • Kaido (Rank 27)
  • Joyboy (Rank 30)
  • Four Emperors (Rank 37)
  • Charlotte Linlin (Rank 42)
  • Buggy (Rank 54)
  • Trafalgar Law (Rank 72)
  • Green Bull (Rank 87)

More about the One Piece Film Red

One Piece Film Red is the fifteenth feature film of the One Piece film series, based on the manga of the same name written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda.

Goro Taniguchi directed One Piece Film Red at Toei Animation. Fun Fact: Goro Taniguchi made his debut as a director with One Piece: Defeat Him! The Pirate Ganzack! in 1998.

Tsutomu Kuroiwa was in charge of the screenplay. Masayuki Sato designed the characters. He was also the General Animation Director. Yasutaka Nakata composed the music.

As of December 11, 2022, the movie has earned over ¥18.67 billion in Japan, making it the highest-grossing One Piece movie. The previous highest-grossing One Piece movie was One Piece Film: Z.

One Piece Film Red is the highest-grossing movie of 2022 in Japan, overtaking Jujutsu Kaisen 0. It is also the sixth highest-grossing anime movie of all time in Japan and the ninth highest-grossing movie of all time in Japan.

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train still remains the top dog.

For more information on the movie, you can check out the official One Piece Film Red anime website. There is also a global version of the One Piece Film Red website that you can check out if you are an English speaker.

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