Nihon Monitor has revealed the ranking for the number of CM contracts for the first half of 2014. Last year, pro golfer Ishikawa Ryo and actress Takei Emi topped the male and female celebrity ranking, respectively.
Who reigned this year? Find out below.
The results are based on the following survey:
- No. of companies that appointed each talent and has appeared in TV CMs.
- Study period: January 1- June 30, 2014
- Target station: NTV / TV Asahi / TBS / TV Tokyo / Fuji TV (Tokyo district terrestrial on-air content)
CM Ranking(Male Category)
- Aiba Masaki / Abe Hiroshi / Shuzo Matsuoka (10 companies)
- Sakurai Sho / Ninomiya Kazunari (9 companies)
- Ohno Satoshi / Matsumoto Jun/ Shinji Kagawa / Keisuke Honda / Mukai Osamu / Nishijima Hidetoshi (8 companies)
- Ryo Ishikawa / Kamenashi Kazuya/ Kimura Takuya / Kokubun Taichi / Shofukutei Tsurube (7 companies)
CM Ranking(Female Category)
- Arimura Kasumi / Kiritani Mirei (12 companies)
- Takei Emi / Horikita Maki (11 companies)
- Ueto Aya / Becky (10 companies)
- Ishihara Satomi / Honda Tsubasa/ Kojima Haruna (9 companies)
- Amami Yuki / Ayase Haruka / Shimazaki Haruka / Miho Kanno / Gouriki Ayame / Sasaki Nozomi / Matsuko Deluxe/Rola / Yamamoto Mizuki
Mariko and Tomochin are no long CM Queens! Leaving AKB48 does have its impact huh?