Ready to be released in 2017, the Unicode Consortium today proposed a list of emoji that can be included in Unicode 10. Apple is usually quick to add support for new emoji so once approved, Some of the proposed emoji coming to iOS.
In total, the Consortium proposed 51 emoji. Following the trend and popularity, emoji include vampire, zombie, genius, sandwich, broccoli, i love hand sign, flying saucer, coconut, and more. You can find a complete list of the proposed Unicode 10 emoji here.
The Consortium also proposed modifications to some existing emoji, including the addition of a new heart orange color emoji.
Unicode 10.0 will be released in mid-2017 so that the final list of new emoji to add will be completed by then. It is likely that we can see these new emoji from Apple debuting on IOS with the release of the IOS 11.1 or 11.2 later in the year. Apple recently added support for Unicode emoji 9 with iOS version 10.2 beta including emoji like selfie, palm face, fox, bacon and more.