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Emoji Information

Animals & Nature Category



Sparkling new. Also Meaning good and truth.

Emoji History The emoji code/ image log of changes.

  1. This emoji was part of the proprietary / non-standardized emoji set first introduced by Japanese carriers like Softbank. These emojis became part of the Apple iPhone starting in iOS 2.2 as an unlockable feature on handsets sold in English speaking countries.
  2. In iOS 5 / OSX 10.7, the underlying code that the Apple OS generates for this emoji was changed.

Emoji General Information

Twitter Emoji Popularity (Rank) 30 of 1679
Twitter Emoji Popularity iOS 8 23 of 1679
Apple/iOS Picture
Android/Hangouts Picture Picture
LG Emoji Picture
Samsung Emoji Picture
Phantom Open Emoji Picture Not created yet
ASCII Conversion
"Short Code" Name :sparkles:

Unicode Category Information

Unicode Category Dingbats
Unicode Range 2700–27BF
Unicode Subcategory Stars, Asterisks and Snowflakes

Proposed Unicode Information & Notes

Unicode Category Abstract Concepts
Unicode Subcategory Stars, Asterisks and Snowflakes
Names & Annotations SPARKLES Temporary Notes: sparkling new
Symbol Information U+2728 proposed
Proposal Identifier e-B60

Character Mapping/Crosswalk Notes

DoCoMo  #150 'Shining new' ぴかぴか(新しい) 「pikapika(新shii)」 U+E6FA SJIS-F99F JIS-795F
KDDI  #420 きらきら 「kirakira」 U+EAAB SJIS-F37E JIS-795F
Softbank  #48 #old316 ぴかぴか 「pikapika」 U+E32E SJIS-F9CE

Emoji Character Encoding Data

Emoji Code Representation Softbank
(iOS 2 - iOS 4)
Unified Unicode
iOS 5 - current
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s)
UTF-8 Character Count 1 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS)
Decimal HTML Entity  ✨
Hexadecimal HTML Entity  ✨
Hex Code Point(s) e32e 2728
Formal Unicode Notation U+E32E U+2728
Decimal Code Point(s) 58158 10024
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xEE 0x8C 0xAE 0xE2 0x9C 0xA8
UTF-8 Hex Bytes EE 8C AE E2 9C A8
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 356 214 256 342 234 250
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xE32E 0x2728
UTF-16 Hex e32e 2728
UTF-16 Dec 58158 10024
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0000E32E 0x00002728
UTF-32 Hex E32E 2728
UTF-32 Dec 58158 10024
Python Src u"\uE32E" u"\u2728"
PHP Src "\xee\x8c\xae" "\xe2\x9c\xa8"
C/C++/Java Src "\uE32E" "\u2728"

Emoji Character Encoding Data (equivalent or similiar)

Emoji EncodingDoCoMoKDDIGoogle
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s)󾭠
UTF-8 Character Count111
Character(s) In Input
Decimal HTML Entity󾭠
Hexadecimal HTML Entity󾭠
Hex Code Point(s)e6faeaabfeb60
Formal Unicode NotationU+E6FAU+EAABU+FEB60
Decimal Code Point(s)59130600751043296
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax)0xEE 0x9B 0xBA0xEE 0xAA 0xAB0xF3 0xBE 0xAD 0xA0
UTF-8 Octal Bytes356 233 272356 252 253363 276 255 240
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax)0xE6FA0xEAAB0xDBBA 0xDF60
UTF-16 Hexe6faeaabdbbadf60
UTF-16 Dec591306007556250 57184
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax)0x0000E6FA0x0000EAAB0x000FEB60
UTF-32 Dec59130600751043296
Python Srcu"\uE6FA"u"\uEAAB"u"\U000FEB60"
PHP Src"\xee\x9b\xba""\xee\xaa\xab""\xf3\xbe\xad\xa0"
C/C++/Java Src"\uE6FA""\uEAAB""\uDBBA\uDF60"
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