Yes, Pokemon Go Has Impacted PornHub Searches

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Yes, Pokemon Go Has Impacted PornHub Searches

metapod

Insert inappropriate Metapod joke here.

Whenever anything major releases, porn searches often see some sort of impact. When Fallout 4 released, for example, PornHub traffic dropped by 10%. Alternately, the Game of Thrones Season 6 premiere resulted in a 4% decrease during the hour of the episode, but also impacted GOT related searches - the day of the premiere, Game of Thrones related searches "shot up," peaking at 370%. So the question must be asked - did Pokemon Go, the AR mobile gaming phenomenon, impact porn searches and traffic?

The answer is: weirdly, yes.

As of July 11, PornHub reports that Pokemon-related searches were 136% above the pre-release average (yes, there was a pre-release average), and as the game releases in additional countries, PornHub anticipates similar increases in interest. Men are 62% more likely to be searching for PokePorn, and the 18-24 year old range is 336% more likely than all other age groups to be searching for Pokemon. So where are the people most likely to be searching for Pokemon-related Porn?

"Although Pokemon Go was only released in the United States on July 6, we looked to see what countries were most interested in Pokemon searches," the post reads. "Proportionately, most of the top 20 Pokemon countries are in Central and South America with Bolivia, Peru and Chile in the lead. Brazil ranks 11th for Pokemon searches, and in our last Year in Review we found that Pokemon searches there had grown 157% over the last year."

Perhaps this is where all the Legendaries are hiding?

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Damn South America, you creepy.

Data: Sometimes it tells us insightful things about the world we live in and can't quite see from street level.

And sometimes we use it to talk about porn...

I dunno. I've been messing around on Pornhub on my friend's PC before, searching for random terms. My objective was twofold. I could both see what kind of videos are uploaded to Pornhub, and could also make his internet search history look bad. I searched for terms like "goldfish" or "increasing power levels".

When it came to me inevitably searching for some Pokemon related searches, I found some Chuggaconroy LPs on there that we started watching for a few minutes. I can't remember what I typed, but it wasn't simply 'Pokemon'.

Maybe people were just looking for their favorite Pokemon lets players on Pornhub. Maybe it's not Pokemon that people wanted to masturbate to, but to Chuggaconroy instead.

I lived in bolivia as a child. I never noticed all the people who were into pokemon erotica.

Unlike the Overwatch porn, which was perfectly acceptable to me that people were into that because it has a combination of sexy characters (male and female), and colorful, diverse personalities that makes them immediately noticeable. Unlike that, Pokemon's main characters are mostly animals and 80% children under the legal age of consent in most countries (although I tow the line that as fictional characters, albeit drawn or made to look underage, they have no agency so there isn't a thing to victimize here), so....

That's a lot of beastiality and loli/shota stuff. And the metrics stating it's mostly south of the North American border is an interesting fact, although I doubt correlation here for anything.

"Hmmm...masturbation today, darling or mastery of pokeballing (new verb!) evee? I hear ole Robinson across the road has a bush full of 'em!"

"Why not both, dear? I can bring my laptop with us."

Fucking hell Nintendo, your power of suppressing sexuality into weird shapes knows no bounds!

One Pok?mon is fueling this people, Gardevoir.

RaikuFA:
One Pok?mon is fueling this people, Gardevoir.

I admire your innocence. Gardevoir is most definitely not the only one, that's some vanilla shit right there.

Bolivia?

Of all the countries that could watch Pokemon porn the most, no one would have guessed Bolivia.
You think so little about Bolivia, you didn't even realize that wasn't Bolivia,

Those charts, man.
Them charts. The imagination staggers.

I'm not surprised that adventure, strategy, and RPGs are at the top of the "most frequently searched" list. Midna and Aeris hentai/sexy-cosplay is so common it's practically unavoidable, even with SafeSearch on.

I remember seeing a porn-parody of Red Alert 2, where Tanya and the leather-wearing soviet mission briefer turn a cold war into a hot one. I didn't watch it of course, I'm not a pervert, I just noticed it while looking for... stuff.

Silentpony:
Bolivia?

Of all the countries that could watch Pokemon porn the most, no one would have guessed Bolivia.
You think so little about Bolivia, you didn't even realize that wasn't Bolivia,

Yes I did. I live in Argentina. Bolivia is basically our Mexico, in terms of illegal immigration & crossing over for cheap fun.

Why are you advertizing a Porn Site Escapist?

I thought mentioning the name of a site is against the rules?

Samtemdo8:
Why are you advertizing a Porn Site Escapist?

I thought mentioning the name of a site is against the rules?

Thats like advertising Pokemon, or coca cola.

Boaz Yakubov:

Samtemdo8:
Why are you advertizing a Porn Site Escapist?

I thought mentioning the name of a site is against the rules?

Thats like advertising Pokemon, or coca cola.

So mentioning the name of such sites is not prohibited?

I have a feeling all those searches came back to haunt them, given the contents of the live action pokemon porno.

And yes, it does get involved.

Samtemdo8:
Why are you advertizing a Porn Site Escapist?

I thought mentioning the name of a site is against the rules?

Advertising / Referral Traffic
The Escapist forums are not a place to advertise your website or a place to spam referral links of any kind. We consider any such post to be Spam, and will remove it and your access as necessary.

You're not allowed to advertise your own products.

I don't think Lizzy Finnegan owns Pornhub... I think.

Kibeth41:

Samtemdo8:
Why are you advertizing a Porn Site Escapist?

I thought mentioning the name of a site is against the rules?

Advertising / Referral Traffic
The Escapist forums are not a place to advertise your website or a place to spam referral links of any kind. We consider any such post to be Spam, and will remove it and your access as necessary.

You're not allowed to advertise your own products.

I don't think Lizzy Finnegan owns Pornhub... I think.

No I meant the fact that the website can reference a Pornsite by name.

I assume just mentioning the name of a porn site on the forums is against the rules?

Samtemdo8:

No I meant the fact that the website can reference a Pornsite by name.

I assume just mentioning the name of a porn site on the forums is against the rules?

Pornography
Bear in mind any discussion of pornography will still be subject to the PG-13 standard, and linking to any pornographic material will be in breach of that standard.

You're just not allowed to show pornographic images.

It is a sexy picture of Metapod though.

Pokemon Porn? Boy, PM May will certainly send me to prison if I look at that.

Okay... But, WHICH Pokemon were they searching for in particular? #GenBoner

Other than that, I guess the "GO" part of Pokemon GO must mean "Giving Oral"... :p

elvor0:
I have a feeling all those searches came back to haunt them, given the contents of the live action pokemon porno.

And yes, it does get involved.

...And I thought I could forget so easily... like the live-action MLP porno... *thinks* D'oh!

Which is the most searched pokemon? It is the icecream cone one isn't it.
I'd lick that.

loa:
Which is the most searched pokemon? It is the icecream cone one isn't it.
I'd lick that.

It's gotta be Koffing. He's smoking hot.

Caramel Frappe:

Men are 62% more likely to be searching for PokePorn

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I can understand people having a thing for say ... Gardevoir because she's a humanoid like Pokemon, but the actual trainers ... they're like 10 years old or at best, 14. That's something that always bothered me whenever people said "Eh I want to sleep with Serena". Like, do they know she's 10 years old? It says so on the Pokemon Wiki (anime version) and Pokemon 3DS Wiki (game version)

As someone mentioned, 80% of the other Pokemon look nothing like Gardevoir or say, Lopunny whom also has humanistic features.
There's a thing for liking Monster Girls, or being into Xenophilia .. it's a whole other thing to like underaged little girls or this:

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OT: That's no shocker. Pokemon GO is getting more popular by the day, so much so- even those who weren't ever into Pokemon are obsessed with it ... and i'm talking about grown men & women in their late 40's to 60's. Just saw a few professors at my school playing Pokemon GO, and one construction worker. Heck it's going to get bigger from here on end and I cannot wait to see what becomes of Pokemon GO once the company fixes all the issues we're currently facing.

...In their defense, Ash has been 10 for like, 35 years now. And a common sentiment I've seen floating around pornographic material of underaged characters is 'Well we're making them do the dirty do with Daring Do, so let's just all assume they're of whatever legal age prevents this from getting banned in the country of our desired audience'. Canon Age rarely equals porn age.

Also May has like, a DD cup at age 10, so... THAT's probably not helping either. I've heard of early bloomers but fucking hell Nintendo, what the fuck was up with that?

...Also also, I don't think Pokemon falls under Xenophilia but under Furrydom, even with pokemon like Deoxys and Muk often getting anthromophizations. It's a whole... thing that's probably got like, 500,000 words written up on it by people far more invested in different pornographic categorizations of childrens animated cartoons than I am. Xenophilia is far more directed at... well, the Garrus Vakarians and Wrexes of our media, not our Magnetons and Voltorbs.

So...no one's going to post a pic from that Pokemon Porn Parody? No one? I mean, it's right there

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elvor0:
I have a feeling all those searches came back to haunt them, given the contents of the live action pokemon porno.

And yes, it does get involved.

DAMNIT!

you're all surprised? No one can resist this image Pikamon I chose you <3

Nintendo knew exactly what they were doing when they started creating female Pokemon that canonically use their pheromones to seduce males of all other species and create some sort of insane and decadent harem.

The Ditz:
you're all surprised? No one can resist this image Pikamon I chose you <3

Isn't Renamon a Digimon?

Would still totally choose her though.

And by "choose" I of course mean CENSORED BY ORDER OF PUBLIC DECENCY.

Aerosteam:
I admire your innocence. Gardevoir is most definitely not the only one, that's some vanilla shit right there.

I'd dare to say it's so vanilla and bland, it's cardboard.

Caramel Frappe:

Wrex Brogan:
...In their defense, Ash has been 10 for like, 35 years now. And a common sentiment I've seen floating around pornographic material of underaged characters is 'Well we're making them do the dirty do with Daring Do, so let's just all assume they're of whatever legal age prevents this from getting banned in the country of our desired audience'. Canon Age rarely equals porn age.

Also May has like, a DD cup at age 10, so... THAT's probably not helping either. I've heard of early bloomers but fucking hell Nintendo, what the fuck was up with that?

...Also also, I don't think Pokemon falls under Xenophilia but under Furrydom, even with pokemon like Deoxys and Muk often getting anthromophizations. It's a whole... thing that's probably got like, 500,000 words written up on it by people far more invested in different pornographic categorizations of childrens animated cartoons than I am. Xenophilia is far more directed at... well, the Garrus Vakarians and Wrexes of our media, not our Magnetons and Voltorbs.

NO YOU'RE WRONG ... C-CAUSE I DON'T LIKE YOUR OPINION ON THINGS! GO TEAM VALOR!!

Sarcasm aside, yeah I can't help but agree with you on most of your pointers especially the fact Ash hasn't aged for years.
Like, I understand that you want your show to be relatable with your audience but having Ash do so for 35 years is really immersion breaking. At least have a show or episode explaining why Ash hasn't aged a bit or simply retire the guy for god's sake.

.. You think May is an early bloomer? Let's talk about Zinnia for a moment-

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She's supposed to be around 12 or something, but ... her body is like someone in their 20's. Nintendo doesn't know how to draw actual teens without giving them the features to make them look way older (as in womanhood).

No..Zinnia is supposed to be a teen. The text in both Japanese and English make her to be so. Though that still doesn't explain some of the weird things correlating between age and body type.

Caramel Frappe:

xaszatm:
No..Zinnia is supposed to be a teen. The text in both Japanese and English make her to be so. Though that still doesn't explain some of the weird things correlating between age and body type.

In America, 13 is the age you become a teenager so since she's like ... 12, isn't that close enough for her to be a young teen regardless?

I mean yeah but the text isn't implying she just became a teenager. Granted, the Pokemon Manga seems to forget the ages of their characters given the events that happen in those manga so...

Puerto Rico isn't a country... it's a US territory.

Why is that on the Country list?

I'm honestly not surprised.

The amount of Overwatch porn on the Internets was significant even before the game came out, and after launch tumblr was basically inundated with badly-drawn Widowmaker boobies. I honestly wouldn't expect anything different from Pokemon, regardless of the pseudo-bestiality aspect. In my experience, the Internets will make porn of anything. My Little Pony, Adventure Time, Transformers...anything.

If you start worrying about the minds behind this phenomenon you'll go mad; just be thankful that they're preoccupied, and not dressing as a Bulbasaur to go molest your dog.

Caramel Frappe:

Men are 62% more likely to be searching for PokePorn

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PEARL PANIC

I can understand people having a thing for say ... Gardevoir because she's a humanoid like Pokemon, but the actual trainers ... they're like 10 years old or at best, 14. That's something that always bothered me whenever people said "Eh I want to sleep with Serena". Like, do they know she's 10 years old? It says so on the Pokemon Wiki (anime version) and Pokemon 3DS Wiki (game version)

As someone mentioned, 80% of the other Pokemon look nothing like Gardevoir or say, Lopunny whom also has humanistic features.
There's a thing for liking Monster Girls, or being into Xenophilia .. it's a whole other thing to like underaged little girls or this:

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Because Masamitsu Hidaka has gone on record saying the girls are all eye candy for the male viewership to have something fresh every while, including stating girls are more customizable with outfits, including their swimsuits.

Different strokes for different folks and Nintendo has been catering to this since the very beginning. No harm, no foul and all somesuch about money and something. Or something. I mean, let's be honest here, you don't make a character hop into the following outfit for much else other than fanservice.
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I don't think I need to bring up Misty.

xaszatm:
So...no one's going to post a pic from that Pokemon Porn Parody? No one? I mean, it's right there

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elvor0:
I have a feeling all those searches came back to haunt them, given the contents of the live action pokemon porno.

And yes, it does get involved.

DAMNIT!

Looks like one of those crawler things from The Descent.

FPLOON:
Okay... But, WHICH Pokemon were they searching for in particular? #GenBoner

Other than that, I guess the "GO" part of Pokemon GO must mean "Giving Oral"... :p

elvor0:
I have a feeling all those searches came back to haunt them, given the contents of the live action pokemon porno.

And yes, it does get involved.

...And I thought I could forget so easily... like the live-action MLP porno... *thinks* D'oh!

Heh, unless we've seen different ones, I don't know if it was that bad. The one I saw, the cover just seemed to have the girls with ears and wings on like a Playboy Bunny...pony? No, the real horrors are the live action Spongebob and American Dad. Simpsons is pretty dodgy too.

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