General popularity poll results thread

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I think it's best to group popularity poll results into 1 thread.
I know that I made another thread about "Favorite Kanto gym leader poll" from Japan.

There's more from Japan currently:

(Japanese, 2018 July) 151 Bandai Pokemon Kids figurine popularity vote results:
According to Bandai, the poll received 94,850 votes in total.
Only the top 10 were announced currently.
Top 10 in no particular order:
Charizard,
Metapod,
Gengar,
Magnemite,
Jigglypuff
Pikachu,
Raichu,
Lapras,
Mewtwo
Eevee


(2018 June)
Most popular Kanto Gym leader poll results


"Who was your favorite Kanto gym leader?"
Statistics (translated) :

1. Erica (133 votes) (30.5%)
2. Giovanni 69votes (15.8%)
3. Sabrina 67 votes (15.4%)
4. Misty 61 votes (14.0%)
5. Brock 48 (11.0%)
6. Blaine 29 (6.7%)
7. Lt. Surge 17 (3.9%)
8. Koga 12 (2.7%)


Past popularity polls:

(Japanese, 2016 June) Pokemon General Elections

PS: Partly translated by me and partly translated by Zetsuboupuppet

“ポケモン総選挙720”全順位ポケモンリスト
(順位/名前)
1:ゲッコウガ Greninja
2:アルセウス Arceus
3:ミュウ Mew
4:ピカチュウ Pikachu
5:ニンフィア Sylveon
6:ゲノセクト Genesect
7:レックウザ Rayquaza
8:ジガルデ Zygarde
9:リザードン Charizard
10:メロエッタ Meloetta
11:ミュウツー Mewtwo
12:イーブイ Eevee
13:ジラーチ Jirachi
14:ダークライ Darkrai
15:ルカリオ Lucario
16:ディアンシー Diancie
17:フーパ Hoopa
18:ケルディオ Keldeo
19:ビクティニ Victini
20:マナフィ Manaphy
21:レシラム Reshiram
22:カイオーガ Kyogre
23:キュレム Kyurem
24:コイル Magnemite
25:シェイミ Shaymin
26:イベルタル Yveltal
27:ギラティナ Giratina
28:ルギア Lugia
29:グラードン Groudon
30:ディアルガ Dialga
31:デデンネ Dedenne
32:アーケオス Archeops
33:ゼクロム Zekrom
34:スイクン Suicune
35:ゲンガー Gengar
36:ホウオウ Ho-Oh
37:ゼルネアス Xerneas
38:サーナイト Gardevoir
39:セレビィ Celebi
40:ポッチャマ Piplup
41:パルキア Palkia
42:ガブリアス Garchomp
43:レジギガス Regigigas
44:アグノム Azelf
45:バシャーモ Blaziken
46:ランドロス Landorus
47:グレイシア Glaceon
48:ラティアス Latias
49:プリン Jigglypuff
50:デオキシス Deoxys
51:ミジュマル Oshawott
52:カビゴン Snorlax
53:フリーザー Articuno
54:アブソル Absol
55:ラティオス Latios
56:ゾロアーク Zoroark
57:メタモン Ditto
58:フォッコ Fennekin
59:カイリュー Dragonite
60:サザンドラ Hydreigon
61:ジュカイン Sceptile
62:サンダー Zapdos
62:リーフィア Leafeon
64:ボーマンダ Salamence
65:フライゴン Flygon
66:エーフィ Espeon
67:ファイヤー Moltres
68:ヌメラ Goomy
69:ピチュー Pichu
70:ゴウカザル Infernape
71:ライチュウ Raichu
72:メタグロス Metagross
73:ケロマツ Froakie
74:クレセリア Cresselia
75:カメックス Blastoise
76:ブラッキー Umbreon
77:エモンガ Emolga
78:アーボック Arbok
79:ミロカロス Milotic
80:ラプラス Lapras
81:ラグラージ Swampert
82:ニャース Meowth
83:アゲハント Beautifly
84:クチート Mawile
85:オンバーン Noivern
86:レントラー Luxray
87:デンリュウ Ampharos
88:アーケン Archens
89:フシギダネ Bulbasaur
90:アーマルド Armaldo
91:コイキング Magikarp
92:シャンデラ Chandelure
93:アチャモ Torchic
94:ボルトロス Thunderus
95:ブースター Flareon
96:ポリゴン Porygon
97:ハリマロン Chespin
98:ライコウ Raikou
99:カイリキー Machamp
100:ミズゴロウ Mudkup
101:エルレイド Gallade
102:アーボ Ekans
103:アサナン Medidite
104:キュウコン Ninetales
105:ツタージャ Snivy
106:ソーナンス Wobbuffet
107:ギルガルド Aegislash
108:チルタリス Altaria
109:シャワーズ Vaporeon
110:ファイアロー Talonflame
111:テールナー Braixen
112:ヒノアラシ Cyndaquil
113:サンダース Jolteon
114:ゼニガメ Squirtle
115:アギルダー Accelgor
116:グレッグル Croagunk
117:エンテイ Entei
118:ハッサム Scizor
119:ニャオニクス Meowstic
120:アイアント Durant
121:エンペルト Empoleon
122:チコリータ Chicorita
123:ダイケンキ Samurott
124:パチリス Pachirisu
125:ヒトカゲ Charmander
126:ウインディ Arcanine
127:マッギョ Stunfisk
128:マフォクシー Delphox
129:ロトム Rotom
130:アマルルガ Aurorus
131:ヤンチャム Pancham
132:ガルーラ Kangaskhan
133:ホエルオー Wailord
134:バクフーン Typhlosion
135:ポリゴンZ Porygon Z
136:ジャローダ Serperior
137:オノノクス Haxorus
138:フシギバナ Venusaur
139:チラチーノ Cinccino
140:バンギラス Tyrannitar
141:コダック Psyduck
142:ルチャブル Hawlucha
143:ミカルゲ Spiritomb
144:ヌメルゴン Goodra
145:フィオネ Phione
146:マニューラ Weavile
147:タブンネ Audino
148:ゾロア Zorua
149:ロコン Vulpix
150:ヤミラミ Sableye
151:エルフーン Whimsicott
152:ジュペッタ Banette
153:マイナン Minun
154:ドダイトス Torterra
154:アマルス Amaura
156:ヤドン Slowpoke
157:トルネロス Tornadus
157:ゲコガシラ Frogadier
159:トゲキッス Togekiss
160:ポカブ Tepig
161:ヌケニン Shindinja
162:ナエトル Turtwig
162:ミミロップ Lopunny
164:ニャスパー Espurr
165:マーイーカ Inkay
166:ムクホーク Staraptor
167:マリル Marill
168:ハクリュー Dragonair
169:レジアイス Regice
170:クマシュン Beartic
171:ワニノコ Tododile
172:アンノーン(F)Unown
173:トゲピー Togepi
173:ミミロル Buneary
173:ドレディア Lilligant
176:ボスゴドラ Aggron
177:ヌオー Quagsire
178:ウルガモス Volcarona
179:ユキメノコ Froslass
180:ヒードラン Heatran
181:ガチゴラス Tyrantum
182:ピッピ Clefairy
182:オーダイル Feraligator
184:キリキザン Bisharp
185:ゴンベ Munchlax
185:ズルッグ Scraggy
187:ヘラクロス Heracross
188:ウパー Wooper
189:ニョロトノ Politoed
190:コバルオン Cobalion
191:オオタチ Furret
192:クロバット Crobat
193:エンブオー Emboar
194:チラーミィ Minccino
195:ノコッチ Dunsparce
196:ピジョット Pidgeot
197:ギャラドス Gyarados
198:ピィ Cleffa
199:プラスル Plusle
200:マリルリ Azumarill
200:エネコ Skitty
202:エレキブル Electivire
203:ヒメグマ Teddiursa
204:ウォーグル Braviary
205:ランクルス Reuniclus
206:ガーディ Growlithe
207:ヘルガー Houndoom
208:ヒコザル Chimchar
209:エムリット Mesprit
210:ハガネール Steelix
210:オンバット Noibat
212:ラッキー Chansey
212:ペンドラー Scolipede
214:ムウマ Misdreavus
215:キモリ Treecko
216:ビリジオン Virizion
217:タマザラシ Spheal
217:ワルビアル Krookodile
219:スピアー Beedrill
220:レジスチル Registeel
221:ワンリキー Machop
222:メガニウム Meganium
223:リオル Riolu
224:ボクレー Phantump
225:シキジカ(はるのすがた)Deerling
226:ヤドラン Slowbro
227:フーディン Alakazam
227:ライボルト Manectric
229:ツボツボ Shuckle
229:キノガッサ Breloom
231:キャタピー Caterpie
231:ビビヨン(はなぞの) Vivillon
233:アズマオウ Seaking
233:ペロッパフ Swirlix
235:カモネギ Farfetch'd
235:ホルビー Bunnelby
237:ゴクリン Gulpin
237:グライオン Gliscor
237:アバゴーラ Carracosta
237:ペロリーム Slurpuff
241:クレッフィ Klefki
242:ロズレイド Roserade
243:ルージュラ Jynx
243:グラエナ Mightyena
243:オニゴーリ Glalie
246:エネコロロ Delcatty
247:ユクシー Uxie
248:ヌマクロー Marshtomp
249:レジロック Regirock
250:バタフリー Butterfree
251:ベイリーフ Bayleef
252:ブリガロン Chesnaught
253:ヤヤコマ Fletchling
254:マグマラシ Quilava
254:ムウマージ Mismagius
256:ニドキング Nidoking
257:ギギギアル Kinklang
258:ルンパッパ Ludicolo
258:ヨノワール Dusknoir
260:アリアドス Ariados
261:イワーク Onix
262:エアームド Skarmory
262:ポリゴン2 Porygon 2
264:ワタッコ Jumpluff
264:ブイゼル Buizel
266:プテラ Aerodactyl
266:シビルドン Elektross
268:ヒトモシ Litwick
269:コリンク Shinx
270:プクリン Wigglytuff
271:ギャロップ Rapidash
271:キバゴ Axew
271:カエンジシ Pyroar
274:ジュプトル Grovyle
275:リザード Charmeleon
275:ミニリュウ Dratini
277:ワカシャモ Combusken
278:ベトベトン Muk
278:アメタマ Surskit
280:サメハダー Sharpedo
280:ウソハチ Bonsly
280:ピンプク Happiny
283:パッチール Spinda
283:ドサイドン Rhyperior
283:バチュル Joltik
286:ゴルーグ Golurk
287:キレイハナ Belossum
288:ナットレイ Ferrothorn
289:トリトドン(にしのうみ)Gastrodon
290:イシツブテ Geodude
291:オオスバメ Swellow
291:ザングース Zangoose
293:ネイティオ Natu
294:ププリン Igglybuff
295:ドーブル Smeargle
295:ヨーテリー Lillipup
297:レアコイル Magneton
297:ランターン Lanturn
299:キングラー Kingler
299:スターミー Starmie
299:ヨーギラス Larvitar
302:ルリリ Azurill
303:ヤドキング Slowking
303:ジバコイル Magnezone
305:ケッキング Slaking
306:エレザード Heliolisk
307:ポニータ Ponyta
308:スボミー Budew
308:エリキテル Helioptile
308:クレベース Avalugg
311:ジュゴン Dewgong
311:ユキノオー Abomasnow
313:オタマロ Tympole
313:テラキオン Terrakion
315:ディグダ Diglett
315:アメモース Masquerain
315:ビッパ Bidoof
315:ムンナ Munna
315:クルマユ Swadloon
315:フラージェス(あかいはな)Florges
321:ロゼリア Roselia
322:オクタン Octillery
322:キルリア Kirlia
322:フタチマル Dewott
325:マルマイン Electrode
325:カラカラ Cubone
325:ウリムー Swinub
325:チリーン Chimecho
325:コジョンド Mienshao
325:フラエッテ(あかいはな)Floette
331:サンドパン Sandslash
331:ストライク Scyther
331:ギガイアス Gigalith
334:ダグトリオ Dugtrio
334:ホルード Diggersby
334:オーロット Trevenant
337:ポッポ Pidgey
337:クリムガン Druddigon
339:ラムパルド Rampardos
340:アノプス Anorith
341:トロピウス Tropius
342:ハピナス Blissey
342:ドンカラス Honchkrow
344:カメール Wartortle
345:ナゾノクサ Oddish
345:ゴマゾウ Phanpy
345:ダルマッカ Darumaka
348:サワムラー Hitmonlee
349:キングドラ Kindra
349:チョロネコ Purrloin
351:アリゲイツ Croconaw
351:ケムッソ Wurmple
351:ハスボー Lotad
354:ウソッキー Sudowoodo
354:ケイコウオ Finneon
354:フラベベ(あかいはな)Flabébé
357:サンド Sandshrew
358:ゴーゴート Gogoat
358:チゴラス Tyrunt
360:シンボラー Sigilyph
361:マネネ Mime Jr.
362:カポエラー Hitmontop
362:バケッチャ(ふつうのサイズ)Pumpkaboo
364:ゴースト Haunter
365:サイホーン Rhyhorn
365:モココ Flaaffy
365:サニーゴ Corsola
368:ミルタンク Miltank
368:テッカニン Ninjask
368:バネブー Spoink
368:フローゼル Floatzel
368:ダゲキ Sawk
368:ニダンギル Doublade
374:エイパム Aipom
374:ドータクン Bronzong
374:ブーバーン Magmortar
377:マッスグマ Linoone
377:ポワルン Castform
377:ガマゲロゲ Seismitoad
380:カラマネロ Malamar
381:ムックル Starly
381:ミツハニー Combee
383:オニドリル Fearow
383:マタドガス Weezing
383:カイロス Pinsir
383:シビシラス Tynamo
387:ケーシィ Abra
387:カブトプス Kabutops
389:イシズマイ Dweeble
389:バイバニラ Vanilluxe
391:ユレイドル Cradily
391:フワンテ Drifloon
391:タマゲタケ Foongus
394:シシコ Litleo
395:マンムー Mamoswine
396:イルミーゼ Illumise
397:ヤナップ Pansage
398:ピクシー Clefable
398:ムチュール Smoochum
398:デスカーン Cofagrigus
398:メレシー Carbink
402:エビワラー Hitmonchan
402:ジーランス Relicanth
402:ペラップ Chatot
405:オタチ Sentret
405:ドリュウズ Excadrill
407:ユンゲラー Kadabra
407:ココドラ Aron
407:レパルダス Liepard
407:ローブシン Conkeldurr
411:ソーナノ Wynaut
412:トランセル Metapod
412:カクレオン Kecleon
414:ラルトス Ralts
414:チルット Swablu
414:イワパレス Crustle
417:ゴローニャ Golem
418:ニョロゾ Poliwhirl
418:ダーテング Shiftry
420:シュバルゴ Escavalier
420:ブロスター Clawitzer
422:ニョロモ Poliwag
422:ゴロンダ Pangoro
424:ジグザグマ Zigzagoon
424:ルクシオ Luxio
424:ズルズキン Scrafty
427:レディアン Ledian
427:ワルビル Krokorok
427:バニプッチ Vanillite
430:キリンリキ Girafarig
430:ヘイガニ Corphish
430:ガメノデス Barbaracle
433:オコリザル Primape
433:パルシェン Cloyster
433:ドクロッグ Toxicroak
433:クルミル Sewaddle
437:コクーン Kakuna
437:チャーレム Medicham
437:トドゼルガ Walrein
440:メリープ Mareep
440:ホエルコ Wailmer
440:チェリンボ Cherubi
440:ドラミドロ Dragalge
444:デリバード Delibird
444:パールル Clamperl
444:ヒヒダルマ Darmanitan
444:ワシボン Rufflet
444:パンプジン(ふつうのサイズ)Gourgeist
449:フカマル Gible
449:ハーデリア Herdier
449:ギアル Klink
452:コラッタ Rattata
452:ラッタ Raticate
452:ガーメイル Mothim
452:ビークイン Vespiqueen
452:ドラピオン Drapion
452:ヒノヤコマ Fletchinder
458:ゴーリキー Machoke
458:ナッシー Exeggutor
458:サイドン Rhydon
458:ゴチルゼル Gothitelle
462:バリヤード Mr. Mime
462:ニャルマー Glameow
464:ドククラゲ Tentacool
464:ネイティ Natu
464:リングマ Ursaring
464:ユニラン Solosis
468:ビードル Weedle
468:ラフレシア Vileplume
468:カゲボウズ Shuppet
468:ネオラント Lumineon
468:ミネズミ Patrat
473:ウツボット Victreebel
473:ケンタロス Tauros
473:ゼブライカ Zebstrika
473:コフキムシ Scatterbug
477:フシギソウ Ivysaur
477:イトマル Spinarak
477:ナゲキ Throh
480:サボネア Cacnea
480:リーシャン Chingling
480:メガヤンマ Yanmega
480:ジャノビー Sevine
480:モノズ Deino
485:ニョロボン Poliwrath
485:タマタマ Exeggcute
485:ナマズン Whiscash
485:フリージオ Cryogonal
485:クイタラン Heatmor
490:オーベム Beheeyem
490:ハリボーグ Quilladin
492:コンパン Venonat
492:ベロリンガ Lickitung
492:オムナイト Omanyte
492:ホーホー Hoothoot
492:チェリム Cherrim
492:フワライド Drifblim
492:モジャンボ Tangrowth
499:シードラ Seadra
499:ドンファン Donphan
499:マスキッパ Carnivine
499:チャオブー Pignite
503:マダツボミ Bellsprout
503:ヒマナッツ Sunkern
503:イノムー Piloswine
503:キノココ Shroomish
503:ナックラー Trapinch
503:サマヨール Dusclops
503:ケンホロウ Unfezant
503:シュシュプ Spritzee
511:クサイハナ Gloom
511:タッツー Horsea
511:エテボース Ambipom
511:マメパト Pidove
511:マラカッチ Maractus
511:ゴチム Gothita
511:デンチュラ Galvantula
511:ウデッポウ Clauncher
519:ブーバー Magmar
519:ヨルノズク Noctowl
519:マンタイン Mantine
519:エレキッド Elekid
519:サクラビス Gorebyss
519:ポッタイシ Prinplup
519:メェークル Skiddo
519:カチコール Bergmite
527:モンジャラ Tangela
527:バクーダ Camerupt
527:ラブカス Luvdisc
527:ムーランド Stoutland
531:ノクタス Cacturne
531:ビーダル Weedle
531:ベロベルト Lickilicky
531:コアルヒー Ducklett
531:ツンベアー Beartic
531:メラルバ Larvesta
537:ゴルダック Golduck
537:ペリッパーPelipper
537:ダストダス Garbodor
537:メブキジカ(はるのすがた)Sawsbuck
541:ニドクイン Nidoqueen
541:ルナトーン Lunatone
541:ランプラー Lampent
544:ポチエナ Poochena
544:メタング Metang
546:エレブー Electabuzz
546:リリーラ Lileep
546:ガバイト Gabite
546:ガマガル Palpitoad
546:チュリネ Petilil
546:ブルンゲル Jellicent
552:ペルシアン Persian
552:スリーパー Drowzee
552:クラブ Krabby
552:オムスター Omastar
552:フレフワン Aromatisse
557:ガラガラ Marowak
557:ヤミカラス Murkrow
557:マルノーム Swalot
557:シザリガー Crawdaunt
557:モロバレル Amoonguss
562:ウツドン Weepinbell
562:チョンチー Chinchou
562:バクオング Exploud
565:レディバ Ledyba
565:モウカザル Monferno
565:トリデプス Bastiodon
565:ハハコモリ Leavanny
565:スワンナ Swanna
570:ズバット Zubat
570:ビリリダマ Voltorb
570:ハネッコ Hoppip
570:ハヤシガメ Grotle
570:ミノムッチ Burmy
570:ヌメイル Sliggoo
576:ゴース Gastly
576:トゲチック Togetic
576:オドシシ Stantler
576:ゴチミル Gothorita
580:ニドラン♂ Nidoran♂
580:ドガース Koffing
580:トサキント Goldeen
580:ドクケイル Dustox
580:ハリテヤマ Hariyama
580:ヒンバス Feebas
580:ダンバル Beldum
580:モンメン Cottonee
588:ドードー Doduo
588:ポポッコ Skiploom
588:ニューラ Sneasel
588:ネンドール Claydol
588:ブニャット Purugly
588:フシデ Venipede
588:ダブラン Duosion
595:ハブネーク Seviper
595:カバルドン Hippowdon
595:トリミアン Furfrou
598:ベトベター Grimer
598:タマンタ Mantyke
600:メノクラゲ Tentacool
600:ヒトデマン Staryu
600:カブト Kabuto
600:キマワリ Sunflora
600:プルリル Frillish
600:コジョフー Mienfoo
606:ナマケロ Slakoth
607:モルフォン Venomoth
607:ソルロック Solrock
607:カラナクシ(にしのうみ)Shellos
607:ミルホッグ Watchog
607:ムシャーナ Musharna
607:ダンゴロ Roggenrola
607:ヤブクロン Trubbish
607:ママンボウ Alomomola
607:ギギアル Klang
607:バッフロン Bouffalant
617:パウワウ Seel
617:ホイーガ Whirlipede
619:フォレトス Forretress
619:ゴニョニョ Whismur
619:マクノシタ Makuhita
622:パラセクト Parasect
622:ブルー Snubbull
622:タツベイ Bagon
622:ヒポポタス Hippopotas
622:ユキカブリ Snover
622:デスマス Yamask
622:バルジーナ Mandibuzz
622:カメテテ Binacle
622:クズモー Skrelp
631:オニスズメ Spearow
631:ヤンヤンマ Yanma
631:コータス Torkoal
634:ピジョン Pidgeotto
634:グランブル Granbull
634:マグカルゴ Magcargo
634:タネボー Seedot
634:ノズパス Nosepass
634:ユキワラシ Snorunt
634:ダイノーズ Probopass
634:コフーライ Spewpa
642:マグマッグ Slugma
642:ヨマワル Duskull
642:ハンテール Huntail
642:タテトプス Shieldon
642:ガントル Boldore
642:オノンド Fraxure
648:パラス Paras
648:サナギラス Pupitar
648:キャモメ Wingull
648:ラクライ Electrike
648:コロトック Kricketune
648:スカタンク Skuntank
654:ゴルバット Golbat
654:シェルダー Shellder
654:テッポウオ Remoraid
654:ヒヤッキー Simipour
658:ハリーセン Qwilfish
658:メグロコ Sandile
660:グライガー Gligar
660:デルビル Houndour
660:ブーピッグ Grumpig
660:ビブラーバ Vibrava
660:ムクバード Staravia
660:ヒヤップ Panpour
660:テッシード Ferroseed
660:シビビール Eelektrik
660:ゴビット Golett
660:バルチャイ Vullaby
670:ニドリーナ Nidorina
670:スバメ Taillow
670:ツチニン Nincada
670:シママ Blitzle
670:ココロモリ Swoobat
675:バルキー Tyrogue
675:カラサリス Silcoon
675:ドジョッチ Barboach
675:スコルピ Skorupi
679:スリープ Drowzee
679:コドラ Lairon
679:バルビート Volbeat
679:ヤジロン Baltoy
679:ドテッコツ Gurdurr
679:リグレー Elgyem
685:マンキー Mankey
685:ハスブレロ Lombre
685:トドグラー Sealeo
685:ヤナッキー Simisage
685:バオップ Pansear
685:モグリュー Drillbur
685:ジヘッド Zweilous
692:クヌギダマ Pineco
692:コノハナ Nuzleaf
692:ドゴーム Loudred
692:ドンメル Numel
692:ズガイドス Cranidos
692:ミノマダム(くさきのミノ)Wormadam
692:プロトーガ Tirtouga
692:ヒトツキ Honedge
700:ニドラン♀ Nidoran♀
700:ドードリオ Dodrio
702:ニドリーノ Nidorino
702:スカンプー Stunky
702:ドーミラー Bronzor
702:バスラオ(あかすじのすがた)Basculin
706:コロボーシ Kricketot
706:バニリッチ Vanillish
706:チョボマキ Shelmet
709:ゴローン Graveler
709:ブビィ Magby
709:マユルド Cascoon
709:コモルー Shelgon
709:カブルモ Karrablast
714:ドッコラー Timburr
715:キバニア Carvanha
715:ハトーボー Tranquil
717:ヤルキモノ Vigoroth
717:コロモリ Woobat
717:コマタナ Pawniard
720:バオッキー Simisear

DHR EDIT: Added a hide tag cause this post is crazy long otherwise!

Most popular Black and White Pokemon poll Top 30
(20~30 hidden)
(Translated by someone on 4chan)
http://pokemon-matome.net/articles/159450.html

01. Chandelure 286
02. Whimsicott 167
03. Reshiram 143
04. Reuniclus 142
05. Hydreigon 135
06. Serperior 132
07. Snivy 130
08. Joltik 112
08. Oshawott 112
10. Lilligant 93
Click spoiler tag for 11~30.
11. Zekrom 85
12. Galvantula 80
13. Pansage 77
14. Scolipede 76
15. Volcarona 75
16. Emolga 74
17. Zoroark 68
17. Litwick 68
19. Victini 64
19. Minccino 64
21. Haxorus 63
21. Bisharp 63
23. Tympole 62
24. Samurott 61
25. Audino 58
26. Zorua 56
27. Stunfisk 53
28. Mienshao 52
29. Cofagrigus 48
30. Vanilluxe 47


Nintendo Dream Web Alola Pokemon top 10
https://www.ndw.jp/pokemon-top10/
1. Rowlet (7.52%)
2. Mimikkyu (7.42%)
3. Primarina (5.05%)
4. Alolan Vulpix (4.94%)
5. Lycanroc (Dusk form) (3.91%)
6. Alolan Raichu (2.88%)
7. Litten (2.78%)
8. Sylvally (2.78%)
9. Cosmog (2.57%)
10. Togedemaru (2.37%)

Nintendo Dream Web Alola Characters Top 10
https://www.ndw.jp/pokemon-top10/2/
1. Lillie (19.08%)
2. Gladion (10.83%)
3. Female heroine (6.10%)
4. Accerola (5.95%)
5. Lana (5.34%)
6. Guzma (5.19%)
7. Nanu (5.03%)
8. Hau (4.73%)
9. Male hero (4.12%)
10. Lusamine (3.35%)

BW human characters popularity poll
These scans were from 4chan.
List compiled by
Pikachu315111

1.
N (366)

2.
Ingo (348)
3.
Emmet (298)
4.Skyla (165)
5. Elesa (155)
6. Cheren (141)
7. Cilan (???)
8. Hilbert (137)
9. Bianca (128)
10. Hilda (126)

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Unofficial
2019 Reddit (English) Popularity Vote for Gen 1 - 7

https://www.reddit.com/r/pokemon/comments/c0w4s0 Over 52,000 votes were gathered.

PokémonVotesRank
Charizard11071
Gengar10562
Arcanine9233
Bulbasaur7104
Blaziken6135
Umbreon6076
Lucario6047
Gardevoir5858
Eevee5819
Dragonite55110
Dragonite,551,10

Absol,542,11

Typhlosion,534,12

Ampharos,529,13

Squirtle,523,14

Flygon,510,15

Ninetales,471,16

Tyranitar,451,17

Infernape,443,18

Snorlax,433,19

Torterra,430,20

Luxray,429,21

Scizor,424,22

Blastoise,410,23

Mudkip,404,24

Garchomp,404,24

Metagross,395,26

Scyther,394,27

Espeon,384,28

Swampert,381,29

Cyndaquil,377,30

Alakazam,376,31

Charmander,374,32

Empoleon,346,33

Sceptile,337,34

Jolteon,335,35

Cubone,321,36

Rayquaza,316,37

Aggron,313,38

Vulpix,302,39

Raichu,301,40

Haunter,301,40

Totodile,300,42

Mewtwo,298,43

Pikachu,293,44

Volcarona,290,45

Feraligatr,287,46

Mimikyu,284,47

Sylveon,282,48

Psyduck,281,49

Heracross,279,50

Growlithe,276,51

Vaporeon,275,52

Mew,269,53

Nidoking,265,54

Gyarados,265,54

Lugia,260,56

Mawile,247,57

Gallade,239,58

Sableye,237,59

Lapras,233,60

Crobat,231,61

Breloom,228,62

Milotic,224,63

Chandelure,222,64

Salamence,220,65

Greninja,219,66

Turtwig,218,67

Dunsparce,209,68

Sandshrew,200,69

Piplup,190,70

Weavile,185,71

Darkrai,185,71

Ditto,184,73

Quilava,181,74

Glaceon,180,75

Houndoom,177,76

Shuckle,176,77

Aegislash,168,78

Sandslash,167,79

Hydreigon,166,80

Togekiss,164,81

Jigglypuff,162,82

Zoroark,159,83

Dragonair,157,84

Giratina,157,84

Porygon-Z,148,86

Ludicolo,147,87

Froslass,143,88

Staraptor,142,89

Suicune,140,90

Whimsicott,139,91

Articuno,136,92

Altaria,136,92

Skarmory,135,94

Treecko,134,95

Wartortle,133,96

Furret,132,97

Gliscor,132,97

Grovyle,129,99

Venusaur,127,100

Oddish,127,100

Leafeon,127,100

Shinx,124,103

Quagsire,123,104

Jirachi,123,104

Zapdos,121,106

Magikarp,119,107

Slowpoke,118,108

Farfetchd,118,108

Kabutops,118,108

Mareep,118,108

Tropius,118,108

Galvantula,117,113

Shedinja,116,114

Noivern,116,114

Haxorus,115,116

Electivire,113,117

Shaymin,112,118

Reuniclus,112,118

Abra,111,120

Starmie,111,120

Wooper,109,122

Decidueye,107,123

Azumarill,106,124

Serperior,106,124

Torchic,105,126

Machamp,104,127

Sneasel,103,128

Zangoose,99,129

Chikorita,98,130

Porygon,97,131

Latias,97,131

Pidgeot,96,133

Poliwhirl,96,133

Aron,96,133

Steelix,95,136

Krookodile,95,136

Flareon,94,138

Lilligant,94,138

Bisharp,93,140

Dratini,92,141

Victini,91,142

Lycanroc,91,142

Buizel,90,144

Rowlet,89,145

Golurk,87,146

Muk,86,147

Murkrow,86,147

Wailord,86,147

Roserade,86,147

Goodra,85,151

Ivysaur,83,152

Beedrill,83,152

Marowak,83,152

Spheal,83,152

Oshawott,83,152

Kadabra,82,157

Ralts,82,157

Toxicroak,82,157

Zorua,82,157

Bidoof,81,161

Lopunny,81,161

Misdreavus,80,163

Banette,80,163

Mismagius,80,163

Scolipede,80,163

Scrafty,80,163

Slowbro,79,168

Wobbuffet,79,168

Joltik,79,168

Golisopod,79,168

Celebi,78,172

Rapidash,77,173

Phanpy,77,173

Meganium,75,175

Deoxys,75,175

Skitty,74,177

Honchkrow,74,177

Politoed,73,179

Dialga,73,179

Tyrantrum,73,179

Kingdra,72,182

Donphan,72,182

Togepi,71,184

Kyogre,71,184

Drifloon,71,184

Charmeleon,70,187

Mr-Mime,70,187

Chimchar,70,187

Porygon2,69,190

Slaking,69,190

Mamoswine,69,190

Latios,68,193

Samurott,68,193

Vileplume,67,195

Bayleef,66,196

Aipom,66,196

Rotom,65,198

Riolu,64,199

Hawlucha,64,199

Lanturn,63,201

Kingler,62,202

Koffing,62,202

Manectric,62,202

Snivy,62,202

Magnemite,61,206

Mightyena,61,206

Groudon,61,206

Golduck,60,209

Sudowoodo,60,209

Litwick,60,209

Primeape,59,212

Pichu,59,212

Butterfree,58,214

Incineroar,58,214

Maractus,57,216

Espurr,57,216

Poliwrath,56,218

Cloyster,56,218

Entei,56,218

Zigzagoon,56,218

Lickitung,55,222

Smeargle,55,222

Magnezone,55,222

Magneton,54,225

Tauros,54,225

Miltank,54,225

Chansey,53,228

Goomy,53,228

Hitmonchan,52,230

Ponyta,51,231

Aerodactyl,51,231

Dewott,51,231

Trubbish,51,231

Primarina,51,231

Meowth,50,236

Exeggutor,50,236

Weezing,50,236

Xatu,50,236

Larvitar,50,236

Munchlax,50,236

Dewgong,49,242

Ho-Oh,49,242

Eelektross,49,242

Pyukumuku,49,242

Croagunk,48,246

Diglett,47,247

Tangela,47,247

Gastrodon,47,247

Onix,46,250

Slowking,46,250

Cradily,46,250

Archeops,46,250

Emolga,46,250

Braixen,46,250

Golem,45,256

Hitmonlee,45,256

Meowstic,45,256

Clefairy,44,259

Duskull,44,259

Scraggy,44,259

Sigilyph,44,259

Klefki,44,259

Rhydon,43,264

Flaaffy,43,264

Pidgey,42,266

Krabby,42,266

Electabuzz,42,266

Magmar,42,266

Camerupt,42,266

Floatzel,42,266

Drapion,42,266

Dusknoir,42,266

Raikou,41,274

Excadrill,41,274

Delphox,41,274

Ribombee,41,274

Teddiursa,40,278

Pachirisu,40,278

Cinccino,40,278

Clefable,39,281

Swinub,39,281

Yanmega,39,281

Ferrothorn,39,281

Zekrom,39,281

Geodude,38,286

Jynx,38,286

Delibird,38,286

Spinda,38,286

Emboar,38,286

Reshiram,38,286

Zubat,37,292

Kangaskhan,37,292

Octillery,37,292

Torkoal,37,292

Cofagrigus,37,292

Gogoat,37,292

Castform,36,298

Meloetta,36,298

Bewear,36,298

Jumpluff,35,301

Spiritomb,35,301

Gible,35,301

Arceus,35,301

Yveltal,35,301

Toxapex,35,301

Wigglytuff,34,307

Girafarig,34,307

Ursaring,34,307

Corsola,34,307

Lotad,34,307

Glalie,34,307

Drifblim,34,307

Palkia,34,307

Audino,34,307

Pumpkaboo,34,307

Persian,33,317

Swellow,33,317

Sharpedo,33,317

Spoink,33,317

Walrein,33,317

Braviary,33,317

Malamar,33,317

Salazzle,33,317

Pidgeotto,32,325

Gloom,32,325

Parasect,32,325

Pinsir,32,325

Noctowl,32,325

Relicanth,32,325

Darmanitan,32,325

Sawsbuck,32,325

Klinklang,32,325

Silvally,32,325

Minior,32,325

Hypno,31,336

Marill,31,336

Linoone,31,336

Ambipom,31,336

Chatot,31,336

Tepig,31,336

Talonflame,31,336

Litten,31,336

Poliwag,30,344

Tentacruel,30,344

Ledian,30,344

Forretress,30,344

Gligar,30,344

Pelipper,30,344

Delcatty,30,344

Crawdaunt,30,344

Garbodor,30,344

Houndour,29,353

Shiftry,29,353

Regigigas,29,353

Vanilluxe,29,353

Mienshao,29,353

Chespin,29,353

Trevenant,29,353

Marshadow,29,353

Caterpie,28,361

Bellossom,28,361

Poochyena,28,361

Kecleon,28,361

Genesect,28,361

Pangoro,28,361

Honedge,28,361

Dedenne,28,361

Phantump,28,361

Rattata,27,370

Venonat,27,370

Bellsprout,27,370

Seel,27,370

Gastly,27,370

Mantine,27,370

Shroomish,27,370

Ninjask,27,370

Snorunt,27,370

Monferno,27,370

Manaphy,27,370

Stoutland,27,370

Stunfisk,27,370

Dugtrio,26,383

Exploud,26,383

Armaldo,26,383

Vespiquen,26,383

Magmortar,26,383

Popplio,26,383

Lurantis,26,383

Swablu,25,390

Chimecho,25,390

Abomasnow,25,390

Escavalier,25,390

Heliolisk,25,390

Araquanid,25,390

Tsareena,25,390

Masquerain,24,397

Minun,24,397

Dragalge,24,397

Gourgeist,24,397

Dhelmise,24,397

Nidoqueen,23,402

Nidorino,23,402

Machop,23,402

Machoke,23,402

Qwilfish,23,402

Magcargo,23,402

Elekid,23,402

Slakoth,23,402

Plusle,23,402

Cacnea,23,402

Whiscash,23,402

Cherrim,23,402

Zebstrika,23,402

Minccino,23,402

Jellicent,23,402

Fennekin,23,402

Cutiefly,23,402

Necrozma,23,402

Paras,22,420

Natu,22,420

Yanma,22,420

Surskit,22,420

Swalot,22,420

Trapinch,22,420

Dusclops,22,420

Rampardos,22,420

Fearow,21,428

Mankey,21,428

Staryu,21,428

Croconaw,21,428

Chinchou,21,428

Togetic,21,428

Snubbull,21,428

Stantler,21,428

Marshtomp,21,428

Numel,21,428

Grumpig,21,428

Cacturne,21,428

Seviper,21,428

Bronzong,21,428

Crustle,21,428

Kyurem,21,428

Slurpuff,21,428

Inkay,21,428

Xerneas,21,428

Xurkitree,21,428

Weedle,20,448

Rhyhorn,20,448

Kabuto,20,448

Medicham,20,448

Beldum,20,448

Rhyperior,20,448

Leavanny,20,448

Carracosta,20,448

Beheeyem,20,448

Chesnaught,20,448

Pancham,20,448

Rockruff,20,448

Raticate,19,460

Arbok,19,460

Venomoth,19,460

Victreebel,19,460

Shellder,19,460

Lairon,19,460

Roselia,19,460

Claydol,19,460

Bastiodon,19,460

Lickilicky,19,460

Tangrowth,19,460

Larvesta,19,460

Pyroar,19,460

Aurorus,19,460

Buzzwole,19,460

Metapod,18,475

Nidoran-M,18,475

Drowzee,18,475

Unown,18,475

Wingull,18,475

Kirlia,18,475

Wailmer,18,475

Luxio,18,475

Hitmontop,17,483

Bagon,17,483

Gigalith,17,483

Axew,17,483

Druddigon,17,483

Zeraora,17,483

Moltres,16,489

Gulpin,16,489

Vibrava,16,489

Corphish,16,489

Registeel,16,489

Buneary,16,489

Probopass,16,489

Sandile,16,489

Gothitelle,16,489

Cryogonal,16,489

Accelgor,16,489

Diancie,16,489

Omanyte,15,501

Blissey,15,501

Shellos,15,501

Skuntank,15,501

Conkeldurr,15,501

Drampa,15,501

Guzzlord,15,501

Graveler,14,508

Dodrio,14,508

Grimer,14,508

Hoppip,14,508

Sunkern,14,508

Seedot,14,508

Starly,14,508

Kricketune,14,508

Combee,14,508

Keldeo,14,508

Skiddo,14,508

Mudsdale,14,508

Kommo-O,14,508

Kakuna,13,521

Electrode,13,521

Omastar,13,521

Ariados,13,521

Slugma,13,521

Piloswine,13,521

Hariyama,13,521

Azelf,13,521

Vanillite,13,521

Mandibuzz,13,521

Durant,13,521

Deino,13,521

Clawitzer,13,521

Noibat,13,521

Mareanie,13,521

Komala,13,521

Stakataka,13,521

Melmetal,13,521

Golbat,12,539

Weepinbell,12,539

Voltorb,12,539

Sentret,12,539

Sunflora,12,539

Wurmple,12,539

Shuppet,12,539

Hippowdon,12,539

Carnivine,12,539

Lumineon,12,539

Swoobat,12,539

Elgyem,12,539

Lampent,12,539

Furfrou,12,539

Barbaracle,12,539

Vikavolt,12,539

Solgaleo,12,539

Seadra,11,556

Spinarak,11,556

Regice,11,556

Grotle,11,556

Prinplup,11,556

Swadloon,11,556

Froakie,11,556

Vivillon,11,556

Helioptile,11,556

Tyrunt,11,556

Carbink,11,556

Zygarde,11,556

Oricorio,11,556

Stufful,11,556

Lunala,11,556

Nihilego,11,556

Kartana,11,556

Azurill,10,573

Nosepass,10,573

Purugly,10,573

Mantyke,10,573

Snover,10,573

Liepard,10,573

Woobat,10,573

Krokorok,10,573

Darumaka,10,573

Archen,10,573

Ducklett,10,573

Beartic,10,573

Doublade,10,573

Avalugg,10,573

Torracat,10,573

Toucannon,10,573

Shiinotic,10,573

Type-Null,10,573

Bruxish,10,573

Tapu-Koko,10,573

Cosmog,10,573

Pheromosa,10,573

Ekans,9,595

Tentacool,9,595

Horsea,9,595

Vigoroth,9,595

Volbeat,9,595

Luvdisc,9,595

Kricketot,9,595

Cranidos,9,595

Mime-Jr,9,595

Gabite,9,595

Cresselia,9,595

Throh,9,595

Fletchinder,9,595

Aromatisse,9,595

Swirlix,9,595

Charjabug,9,595

Palossand,9,595

Togedemaru,9,595

Poipole,9,595

Naganadel,9,595

Seaking,8,615

Hoothoot,8,615

Granbull,8,615

Taillow,8,615

Electrike,8,615

Lunatone,8,615

Anorith,8,615

Clamperl,8,615

Metang,8,615

Bibarel,8,615

Cherubi,8,615

Finneon,8,615

Simisear,8,615

Seismitoad,8,615

Solosis,8,615

Cubchoo,8,615

Golett,8,615

Amaura,8,615

Hoopa,8,615

Salandit,8,615

Celesteela,8,615

Blacephalon,8,615

Nidoran-F,7,637

Doduo,7,637

Pineco,7,637

Wynaut,7,637

Gorebyss,7,637

Staravia,7,637

Budew,7,637

Burmy,7,637

Mothim,7,637

Bonsly,7,637

Heatran,7,637

Pignite,7,637

Herdier,7,637

Musharna,7,637

Pidove,7,637

Sawk,7,637

Petilil,7,637

Dwebble,7,637

Cobalion,7,637

Sliggoo,7,637

Bergmite,7,637

Passimian,7,637

Magearna,7,637

Nidorina,6,660

Cleffa,6,660

Combusken,6,660

Lombre,6,660

Nuzleaf,6,660

Solrock,6,660

Feebas,6,660

Regirock,6,660

Shieldon,6,660

Chingling,6,660

Stunky,6,660

Bronzor,6,660

Hippopotas,6,660

Servine,6,660

Pansage,6,660

Boldore,6,660

Tympole,6,660

Vanillish,6,660

Tynamo,6,660

Fraxure,6,660

Pawniard,6,660

Heatmor,6,660

Fletchling,6,660

Spewpa,6,660

Brionne,6,660

Oranguru,6,660

Turtonator,6,660

Ledyba,5,687

Igglybuff,5,687

Tyrogue,5,687

Smoochum,5,687

Magby,5,687

Dustox,5,687

Whismur,5,687

Loudred,5,687

Illumise,5,687

Shelgon,5,687

Happiny,5,687

Mesprit,5,687

Simisage,5,687

Unfezant,5,687

Drilbur,5,687

Whirlipede,5,687

Basculin,5,687

Gothorita,5,687

Swanna,5,687

Deerling,5,687

Foongus,5,687

Klink,5,687

Bouffalant,5,687

Rufflet,5,687

Floette,5,687

Florges,5,687

Skrelp,5,687

Volcanion,5,687

Grubbin,5,687

Crabrawler,5,687

Wishiwashi,5,687

Mudbray,5,687

Morelull,5,687

Comfey,5,687

Sandygast,5,687

Makuhita,4,722

Lileep,4,722

Wormadam,4,722

Watchog,4,722

Lillipup,4,722

Simipour,4,722

Munna,4,722

Tranquill,4,722

Blitzle,4,722

Roggenrola,4,722

Palpitoad,4,722

Yamask,4,722

Tirtouga,4,722

Amoonguss,4,722

Klang,4,722

Zweilous,4,722

Virizion,4,722

Thundurus,4,722

Diggersby,4,722

Litleo,4,722

Flabebe,4,722

Gumshoos,4,722

Hakamo-O,4,722

Tapu-Lele,4,722

Skiploom,3,746

Remoraid,3,746

Nincada,3,746

Carvanha,3,746

Sealeo,3,746

Glameow,3,746

Uxie,3,746

Purrloin,3,746

Timburr,3,746

Gurdurr,3,746

Ferroseed,3,746

Mienfoo,3,746

Vullaby,3,746

Terrakion,3,746

Quilladin,3,746

Frogadier,3,746

Spritzee,3,746

Pikipek,3,746

Fomantis,3,746

Bounsweet,3,746

Steenee,3,746

Wimpod,3,746

Jangmo-O,3,746

Meltan,3,746

Spearow,2,770

Goldeen,2,770

Pupitar,2,770

Beautifly,2,770

Cascoon,2,770

Meditite,2,770

Barboach,2,770

Huntail,2,770

Phione,2,770

Pansear,2,770

Panpour,2,770

Venipede,2,770

Cottonee,2,770

Duosion,2,770

Karrablast,2,770

Frillish,2,770

Shelmet,2,770

Tornadus,2,770

Landorus,2,770

Bunnelby,2,770

Scatterbug,2,770

Binacle,2,770

Clauncher,2,770

Dartrix,2,770

Crabominable,2,770

Dewpider,2,770

Tapu-Bulu,2,770

Tapu-Fini,2,770

Exeggcute,1,798

Baltoy,1,798

Skorupi,1,798

Patrat,1,798

Sewaddle,1,798

Alomomola,1,798

Trumbeak,1,798

Cosmoem,1,798

Silcoon,0,806

Gothita,0,806

Eelektrik,0,806
Yungoos,0,806
 
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Was the Pokemon Kids poll gen 1 only? I doubt Metapod of all people is more popular than al gen II-VII pokemon

Also Erika is a boring choice Japan (also also she's to bitchy to be a Yamato Nadeshiko so no "ideal japanese beauty" excuse either)
 

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Was the Pokemon Kids poll gen 1 only? I doubt Metapod of all people is more popular than al gen II-VII pokemon

Also Erika is a boring choice Japan (also also she's to bitchy to be a Yamato Nadeshiko so no "ideal japanese beauty" excuse either)
Yes, only the Kanto 151 as said in the title :)

Erika's manga story helped a lot, since most of the Japanese people have read the manga.
The manga was that big in Japan.
 
Looks like the Magnemite meme lives on.

Also Erika is a boring choice Japan (also also she's to bitchy to be a Yamato Nadeshiko so no "ideal japanese beauty" excuse either)
You mean the anime version of Erika? The same anime that ignores all game characterization for the worst constantly? Yeah, no.

Game Erika is at worst airheaded and likes to gossip, but she's not mean. And like said manga Erika is a the smart and reasonable leader of the Kanto Gym leaders. Her popularity is fine.
 

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(Japanese, 2018 July) 151 Bandai Pokemon Kids figurine popularity vote results:
Top 10 in no particular order:
Charizard,
Metapod,
Gengar,
Magnemite,
Jigglypuff
Pikachu,
Raichu,
Lapras,
Mewtwo
Eevee
None surprises: Charizard, Gengar, Jigglypuff, Pikachu, Lapras, Mewtwo, Eevee

Metapod is a surprise, I can't help but feel it might have been a joke choice (Magikarp would have been too obvious).
Magnemite must still be riding high on the "Coiling" trend.
And surprised Raichu is up there along with Pikachu, then again is it the normal Raichu people are thinking of or the more popular Alolan Raichu?

(Japanese, 2018 June) "Who was your favorite Kanto gym leader?"
Statistics (translated):

1. Erica (133 votes) (30.5%)
2. Giovanni 69votes (15.8%)
3. Sabrina 67 votes (15.4%)
4. Misty 61 votes (14.0%)
5. Brock 48 (11.0%)
6. Blaine 29 (6.7%)
7. Lt. Surge 17 (3.9%)
8. Koga 12 (2.7%)
Others are mentioning how the Manga may have played a role in the positioning. While I wouldn't say they were wrong, I have a feeling for at least the top 5 that some other factors were at play:

Erika: As I said in the previous thread, the most likely poll taker was a Japanese male and, of the female Kanto Gym Leaders, Erika is the most waifu-able, fitting the traditional/conservative ideals of a wife (a woman who'll take care of the home and when the man comes home she'll drop what she's doing to make sure he's comfortable). Of course that's not to say there isn't anything for woman here, her Gym only has women in it and she is the Grass-type Gym Leader... *innocent whistle*

Giovanni: Rich, powerful, and charismatic; who wouldn't want to be Giovanni? Or have him as your husbando if you rather have a sugar daddy taking care of you.

Sabrina: Though Erika is the most popular waifu that doesn't mean the other two girls don't have their suitors. So the question is why Sabrina over Misty? Well, the only thing I can think of is that, along with Erika, Sabrina does look more Asian than Misty. Yes, I know, a very shallow reason, but once again think of the (what I'm assuming is the most likely) demographic here. And though I don't really see Sabrina as the doting house wife type, she does have that "mysterious girl" vibe to her which is so alluring.

Misty: We got Erika as the girl next door, Sabrina as the goth chick, now we just need the feisty tomboy! Let's not be too harsh on the Japanese male voters, because if this was done in the US it'll be Misty winning cause she's American male's #1 waifu. Misty is the type of gal you can have a drink with and will join you in a fight, though be careful cause if you don't treat her right she'll kick your butt. Her feisty-ness is accentuated with her red hair, which once again may have affected her position as not that many Japanese people have red hair. But out of all of them I would say Misty is probably the one that girls would look up to the most.

Brock: The last four to me is a toss up. I think Brock is ahead just because of the anime. Brock has received the most character development of Ash's companions being allowed to go through a full character arc. It makes him relateable, someone you could maybe see a bit of yourself in.

Blaine: Often presented as a wacky sorta mad scientist type, he's also a bit of a meme generator. Whether you're comparing his mustache with Dr. Wily's or Eggman's or quoting his pre-battle "I hope you brought Heal Burn!", there's probably something you can find about Blaine you can have fun with.

Lt. Surge: I'm surprised Lt. Surge isn't last. He's a (male) retired soldier from a foreign land. I suppose you could maybe say his voters could have been a few woman that preferred their husbandos muscular and foreign, though I think that would be a stretch. Eh, let's just say those who picked him are Arnold Schwarzenegger fans and move on.

Koga: A surprise, even if he didn't make the top 5 I would think he'd beat out Blaine and Lt. Surge simply cause, aside from Erika, he's the most Japanese of the Gym Leaders being a ninja! Though maybe that's why he wasn't picked? He felt too one-noted and stereotypical? Or maybe whatever he had appealing about him one of the above Gym Leaders did it better. Giovanni is more appealing, Brock more relateable, Blaine more fun, and Lt. Surge more masculine. Sorry Koga, maybe if it was your daughter here instead of you she would have gotten more vo-YIKES! *Dodges a barrage of throwing stars*

(Japanese, 2016 June) Pokemon General Elections

1:ゲッコウガ Greninja
2:アルセウス Arceus
3:ミュウ Mew
4:ピカチュウ Pikachu
5:ニンフィア Sylveon
6:ゲノセクト Genesect
7:レックウザ Rayquaza
8:ジガルデ Zygarde
9:リザードン Charizard
10:メロエッタ Meloetta
(...)
720:バオッキー Simisear
Ah yes, at the time when Gen VI was the most recent gen and Ash-Greninja was the newest hotness (before it lost in the League). Anyway all the choices make sense for the top 10 at the time with the usual suspects all present (with others like Mewtwo and Eevee not that far behind). But, let's be honest here, the one reason we all remember this list is not because who was on top, but rather who was on the very bottom: Simisear, Japan's most least popular Pokemon. Though to be fair, that's just due to not being voted for than people specifically voting it as least popular, had they had a different poll for least popular Pokemon I think the results would have been different. If anything, Simisear isn't the least popular but rather the more accurate term would be "most forgettable"; cause no matter what the list who would vote for Simisear (at least before this list, oddly being voted the least might have increased its popularity a bit, or at least awareness it exists)?
 

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None surprises: Charizard, Gengar, Jigglypuff, Pikachu, Lapras, Mewtwo, Eevee

Metapod is a surprise, I can't help but feel it might have been a joke choice (Magikarp would have been too obvious).
Magnemite must still be riding high on the "Coiling" trend.
And surprised Raichu is up there along with Pikachu, then again is it the normal Raichu people are thinking of or the more popular Alolan Raichu?



Others are mentioning how the Manga may have played a role in the positioning. While I wouldn't say they were wrong, I have a feeling for at least the top 5 that some other factors were at play:

Erika: As I said in the previous thread, the most likely poll taker was a Japanese male and, of the female Kanto Gym Leaders, Erika is the most waifu-able, fitting the traditional/conservative ideals of a wife (a woman who'll take care of the home and when the man comes home she'll drop what she's doing to make sure he's comfortable). Of course that's not to say there isn't anything for woman here, her Gym only has women in it and she is the Grass-type Gym Leader... *innocent whistle*

Giovanni: Rich, powerful, and charismatic; who wouldn't want to be Giovanni? Or have him as your husbando if you rather have a sugar daddy taking care of you.

Sabrina: Though Erika is the most popular waifu that doesn't mean the other two girls don't have their suitors. So the question is why Sabrina over Misty? Well, the only thing I can think of is that, along with Erika, Sabrina does look more Asian than Misty. Yes, I know, a very shallow reason, but once again think of the (what I'm assuming is the most likely) demographic here. And though I don't really see Sabrina as the doting house wife type, she does have that "mysterious girl" vibe to her which is so alluring.

Misty: We got Erika as the girl next door, Sabrina as the goth chick, now we just need the feisty tomboy! Let's not be too harsh on the Japanese male voters, because if this was done in the US it'll be Misty winning cause she's American male's #1 waifu. Misty is the type of gal you can have a drink with and will join you in a fight, though be careful cause if you don't treat her right she'll kick your butt. Her feisty-ness is accentuated with her red hair, which once again may have affected her position as not that many Japanese people have red hair. But out of all of them I would say Misty is probably the one that girls would look up to the most.

Brock: The last four to me is a toss up. I think Brock is ahead just because of the anime. Brock has received the most character development of Ash's companions being allowed to go through a full character arc. It makes him relateable, someone you could maybe see a bit of yourself in.

Blaine: Often presented as a wacky sorta mad scientist type, he's also a bit of a meme generator. Whether you're comparing his mustache with Dr. Wily's or Eggman's or quoting his pre-battle "I hope you brought Heal Burn!", there's probably something you can find about Blaine you can have fun with.

Lt. Surge: I'm surprised Lt. Surge isn't last. He's a (male) retired soldier from a foreign land. I suppose you could maybe say his voters could have been a few woman that preferred their husbandos muscular and foreign, though I think that would be a stretch. Eh, let's just say those who picked him are Arnold Schwarzenegger fans and move on.

Koga: A surprise, even if he didn't make the top 5 I would think he'd beat out Blaine and Lt. Surge simply cause, aside from Erika, he's the most Japanese of the Gym Leaders being a ninja! Though maybe that's why he wasn't picked? He felt too one-noted and stereotypical? Or maybe whatever he had appealing about him one of the above Gym Leaders did it better. Giovanni is more appealing, Brock more relateable, Blaine more fun, and Lt. Surge more masculine. Sorry Koga, maybe if it was your daughter here instead of you she would have gotten more vo-YIKES! *Dodges a barrage of throwing stars*



Ah yes, at the time when Gen VI was the most recent gen and Ash-Greninja was the newest hotness (before it lost in the League). Anyway all the choices make sense for the top 10 at the time with the usual suspects all present (with others like Mewtwo and Eevee not that far behind). But, let's be honest here, the one reason we all remember this list is not because who was on top, but rather who was on the very bottom: Simisear, Japan's most least popular Pokemon. Though to be fair, that's just due to not being voted for than people specifically voting it as least popular, had they had a different poll for least popular Pokemon I think the results would have been different. If anything, Simisear isn't the least popular but rather the more accurate term would be "most forgettable"; cause no matter what the list who would vote for Simisear (at least before this list, oddly being voted the least might have increased its popularity a bit, or at least awareness it exists)?
Metapod was a joke.
There was a campaign called "Make kids cry!" lead by Pokemon Matome (a huge site) which encouraged adults to vote for unpopular Pokemon.
 

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Being my favorite, I'm not sure if Chandelure being so popular makes me happy or what. I remember when BW released people just uttered "Shanderaa is literally just a chandelier how is that creative" and people nowadays still cite it as a reason why the newer games have no creativity, because lol objectmons (despite this, Vanilluxe and Cofagrigus show up here).

The rest of the pool seems in line though I'm surprised to see Zekrom so low. Pansage also seems oddly high over options such as Volcarona, Victini, Zorua / Zoroark, and even Mienshao. I get the numbers in this poll aren't as drastic as others, but it's still noteworthy.
 

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I'm okay with Chandelure as #1 but the rest of the Unova Top 10 are kind of eh. Like Whimsicott at #2? No Zekrom?
 

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Top 30 popular Black and White Pokemon added to the top post.
Poller: Hey, since Unova is based on New York, should we contact the Pokemon Company USA to also hold a poll on their website for the United States?
Pokemon Company Japan: Hmm... NAH!

Okay, jokes aside, let's see what the Japanese audience thinks of Poke NY's Pokemon:

(Note I'm going to be skipping ones I have nothing to say about)

1. Chandelure number one? Makes sense, it's a popular Pokemon, it got into Pokken after all.
2. Whimsicott number 2? Really?... Was this the joke Pokemon everyone voted for? Not that it's a bad Pokemon or anything, it being in the top 30 I'm not surprised cause its a prime Prankster user, but as high as number 2?
3 & 11. And here's where I think a major difference would be if they had also polled US I believe. Zekrom would probably have swapped places with Reshiram. Reshiram would probably still have gotten on the top 10, but Zekrom would easily be the top 3.
4 & 5. Reuniclus above Hydreigon, alright? Reuniclus another odd one here along with Whimsicott. If not jokes I wounder why they're so high. Because Japanese prefer cute Pokemon over tough looking?
6 & 7. Lol, Serperior and Snivy are one right after the other. That said Snivy probably would have gotten on the top 10, if not top 5, here in the US; not sure about Serperior. Though, it is interesting how Serperior, the European inspired Final Starter, got into the top 10 above the Japanese inspired Samurott.
8 & 12. Not that Oshawott was that far behind. I remembered when Oshawott got a lot of hate, say what you want about the anime but I think it did a lot to help with Oshawott's reputation. I have nothing to really say about Joltik, it's just another oddity especially since it won over its evolution somehow. Joltik isn't that much cuter.
10. Hmm, Unova waifu Pokemon option? Not all regions can have Gardevoir or Lopunny.
13. Going to say anime helped here, it's the only Elemental Monkey (come on, Simisear was a prime joke Pokemon to vote for!).
15 & 19. I Think Volcarona and Victini deserve to be a bit higher. Got nothing to say about Minccino.
17. Poor Zoroark, Pokemon Company had such high hopes for you being the Unova Lucario. At least you tied with Litwick who's final evo is first place?
24. Hey Samurott, look at it this way, at least you're on the list. No member of the Tepig family in site. *sigh*
25. You don't like Audino, you like the experience that Audino gives when you knock it out. #TeamPlasmaWasRight
30. And everyone makes fun of the ice cream cone Pokemon.
No Show Surprises: Excadrill, Krookodile, Darmanitan, Ferrothorn, Golurk, Braviary, Terrakion, Tornadus, Thundurus, Keldeo, Meloetta, & Genesect
 

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Added the Nintendo Dream web votes to the OP.

Nintendo Dream Web Alola Pokemon top 10
https://www.ndw.jp/pokemon-top10/
1. Rowlet (7.52%)
2. Mimikkyu (7.42%)
3. Primarina (5.05%)
4. Alolan Vulpix (4.94%)
5. Lycanroc (Dusk form) (3.91%)
6. Alolan Raichu (2.88%)
7. Litten (2.78%)
8. Sylvally (2.78%)
9. Cosmog (2.57%)
10. Togedemaru (2.37%)

Nintendo Dream Web Alola Characters Top 10

https://www.ndw.jp/pokemon-top10/2/
1. Lillie (19.08%)
2. Gladion (10.83%)
3. Female heroine (6.10%)
4. Accerola (5.95%)
5. Lana (5.34%)
6. Guzma (5.19%)
7. Nanu (5.03%)
8. Hau (4.73%)
9. Male hero (4.12%)
10. Lusamine (3.35%)
I'm a bit surprised that Primarina scored so high, and that neither Decidueye nor Inceneroar made it to top 10.
I'm surprised that people like Togedemaru, even when it's a Pika clone.

Gladion came 2nd. It's very rare to see a male character rank so high.
I'm surprised that there's no Mallow.
I'm also surprised that people actually like Nanu.
 
Lillie with almost twice the second most popular character's voted and over three times the third's... Wow, that's painful to look at.
 

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Added the Nintendo Dream web votes to the OP.

Nintendo Dream Web Alola Pokemon top 10
https://www.ndw.jp/pokemon-top10/
1. Rowlet (7.52%)
2. Mimikkyu (7.42%)
3. Primarina (5.05%)
4. Alolan Vulpix (4.94%)
5. Lycanroc (Dusk form) (3.91%)
6. Alolan Raichu (2.88%)
7. Litten (2.78%)
8. Sylvally (2.78%)
9. Cosmog (2.57%)
10. Togedemaru (2.37%)

Nintendo Dream Web Alola Characters Top 10
https://www.ndw.jp/pokemon-top10/2/
1. Lillie (19.08%)
2. Gladion (10.83%)
3. Female heroine (6.10%)
4. Accerola (5.95%)
5. Lana (5.34%)
6. Guzma (5.19%)
7. Nanu (5.03%)
8. Hau (4.73%)
9. Male hero (4.12%)
10. Lusamine (3.35%)
I'm a bit surprised that Primarina scored so high, and that neither Decidueye nor Inceneroar made it to top 10.
I'm surprised that people like Togedemaru, even when it's a Pika clone.

Gladion came 2nd. It's very rare to see a male character rank so high.
I'm surprised that there's no Mallow.
I'm also surprised that people actually like Nanu.
Top 10 Alolan Pokemon:
1, 3, & 7.
I've noticed Japanese audiences lean toward the cuter mons than the cooler looking ones. Decidueye is popular in the west cause it looks cool, meanwhile Rowlet is just adorable with its little leaf bowtie. Same with Litten, though not sure about Incineroar as its design isn't as popular here cause it does look a bit wonky. Primarina is the exception because, well, it's the go-to waifu Pokemon of Alola. Okay, to be a bit more fair to Primarina, it's also a pretty good Pokemon too (I used it in Ultra Moon and it's pretty tanky and hits hard with Special attacks).
2, 6, & 10. I think Togegemaru has more going for it than other Pikaclones, it's Steel-type makes it stand out as being a more defensive plus having good Attack and Speed; also the anime makes it likable enough. Though the "pikaclone" that I'm not surprised to see high on the list is Mimikyu, both due to being the woobie while also a terrifying monster. And of course Alolan Raichu have widely been well received as the series mascot's better evolution... also it's cute.
4. Cute plus got anime push (by the most popular Alolan character no less).
5. Cool plus anime push (notice how it comes in after the cute Pokemon that got the anime push ;P).
8. I was going to make an "THE EDGE" joke with why Sylvally was here, but is that really a popular thing in Japan? Like, yes, that trope is all over manga/anime and Japanese games, but does anyone in Japan actually take that seriously? Still, it's a cool Pokemon with pretty balanced stats so can be used in a variety of ways (but, once again, it's after the a cuter mon (Litten in this case)).
9. A surprise at first, but then again you remember who was Cosmog's caretaker in the games). Admittedly Nebby also had much more personality as a Cosmog than as a Solgaleo/Lunala. The anime also made its cuteness stand out more.

Top 10 Alolan Characters:
1.
Not a surprised, for both good and wrong reasons. Good reason is because I do feel Lillie is one of the most developed characters in the Gen VII games, or at least in vanilla Sun & Moon. Wrong reason is because she's idolized... yes, we're going back to waifu territory again. I'm sure many have claimed Lillie as their waifu... even though she's underage. With Erika, Sabrina, and even Misty to an extent it was alright as they've been depicted as fully mature woman at some point (Misty was a young adult by the time of the Gen II games). But Lillie does not have that excuse, she is a young girl thus why I consider the idolizing of her as a "waifu" wrong. Sadly, she won't be the only case...
2. While I'm not sure if the "edgy" personality is a thing emulated by real life Japanese culture, in manga/anime it's very much alive and a loved trope. And in Pokemon you can't get any edgier than Gladion. Also, while not as much as Lillie, he does get a bit of his own development as well as becoming the "adversary rival" compared to Hau being the "friendly rival". I also suppose he himself is subjected to being some "husbando" though double standards doesn't give that as much of a creepy implication as a waifu does.
3 & 9. This is a surprise, I wasn't expecting any of the playable characters let alone both and the girl one scoring so high (especially over characters not mentioned like Mallow, Olivia, Plumeria, Hala is pretty cool... yeah, don't think the other male characters not on the list had much of a chance)! Not quite sure why, aside the obvious for the (underage) playable girl. Maybe customization plays a role?
4 & 5. Both Acerola and Lana are likable characters with fun personalities. You may also notice they're the only two Captains on this list, and both are (underage) girls. *sigh* Well, I say that, though I think this may apply more to Lana's place in 5th than Acerola in 4th. Acerola is a bit surprising since I'm more willing to believe she's here just on her personality alone. Being both a Captain, story important character, and Elite Four gave her a lot of dialogue time to show off her cute and quirky personality which is pretty enduring.
6. IT'S YOUR BOI! Despite calling himself the "hated boss", Guzma just oozes personality and raw charisma. But he does have depth beyond just being the boss of the initial villain team; he had an abusive childhood, is a strong trainer but just never good enough, failed to become a Captain, and used than betrayed by Lusamine who he admired for having seen "potential" in him. He goes from an extreme and harmful jerk to a woobie. That said, as I said he haw this raw charisma that has gained him a team of followers. So whether you want him to be your boss or wanting to help him, Guzma seems to have a side to him most can get behind.
7. I don't know about any of you, but I can only wish to grow into the "couldn't give a damn" person that Nanu is. Nanu does seem like the oddball on the list, but his personality carries him all the way on this list. I think on some level we all can relate to Nanu, having had moments where you're just "done" with something and just want to shrug and walk away. He is a character in Pokemon we haven't really seen before, most characters either being happy or serious but never really apathetic. Not only that Nanu does have his own hidden depths, being a former International Police agent who quit due to an incident where an agent under his orders was killed by an Ultra Beast (a mission Looker was also on). During the Poni Island arc and the SM Looker Missions he helps out in his own ways to try and assure the safety of everyone. He is a Kahuna after all, which is notable as I don't feel he's from Alola yet still got chosen by Poni Island's guardian anyway.
8. You can't keep a good rival down. Hau continues the tradition of friendly rival though unlike previous generations he's the only one allowing him to get more development. Hau's goal are also more unique, it's not the player he's that interested in beating but rather his grandfather Hala. He doesn't really become that interested in beating the player seriously until challenging them for the Champion title at the end of the game/post game (after having beat Hala in an all-out battle most likely). Otherwise Hau is just fine getting to go to the islands and eating all kinds of malasada. Though Hau, say it with me, too has hidden depths. Hau has father abandonment issues and suffers a momentarily BSOD when he failed to protect Lillie and Cosmog from being taken by Plumeria. He quickly gets over it though and helps the player and Gladion raid the Aether Foundation, his shinning moment being pointing out a foolish mistake Faba made. Hau may act simple of the surface, but has a lot going on underneath.
10. Surprised Lusamine scored so low, though she does just barely make the list. Not sure why, Lusamine is both beautiful and one of the most intimidating/terrifying villains we've had. Hidden depths here too, mostly to explain her motivation/why she went insane. I wonder if her changed role in USUM may have affected her popularity, in SM she was on top of things with only the player able to defeat her while in USUM she was tossed aside by Necrozma. I stand by the opinion SM has the better and tighter story, and how Lusamine ends in the story is both deserved but hopeful she can be redeemed/recover from her affliction (Lusamine just becoming sane again and forgiven for what she had done in USUM feels undeserved and empty in comparison).

Though as Cresselia~~ and I mentioned, it's a surprise that Mallow, Plumeria, and especially Olivia didn't get so many votes considering how swayed the poll is towards waifu. Then again, with how high a score Lillie got, maybe all those who use their vote on their waifu went with Lillie allowing for more diversity than normal. Also noticed no member of the Ultra Recon Squad got on the list, such pivotal characters that needed to be wedged into an already good story to break it. *rolls eyes*
 
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I'm surprised that male human characters ranked so high.
I'm also surprised that Hilda isn't more popular than she was.
 

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BW human characters popularity poll:
1. N (366)
2 & 3. Ingo (348) & Emmet (298)
4 & 5. Skyla (165) & Elesa (155)
6. Cheren (141)
7. Cilan (???)
8 & 10. Hilbert (137) & Hilda (126)
9. Bianca (128)
1. No surprise there. N is to Gen V as Lillie is to Gen VII, minus the waifu factor (which this poll looks to mostly ignore, at least for the top spots). He's one of the most developed Pokemon characters, not only seeing him go through his character arc but then getting to see how it has affected him. Seriously GF, the third versions/second paired games should just be sequels to the initial paired games, it'll help develop the region and characters way more than an "alternate" story that barely changes anything and when it does makes the story worse...

2 & 3. What? How? Why? These have to be a collaborative joke vote, cause they don't really have personalities or even a notable role. They just exist to be bosses for the Battle Subway. The anime sort of gave them some more personality (and those episodes were pretty good, though mostly because of Team Rocket), though the manga barely had them involved with anything. Yeah, you can't convince me these weren't jokes (it would only be a bigger joke if it was the one note members of the Seven Sages).
Though I'm curious why Ingo got 50 more votes than Emmet? Also if they combined both their votes they would have taken the number one spot by a landslide, so why split it. And was it done on purpose they were close to one another, like most of the joke voters discussed which half would vote for whom? If there was any 4chan editing joke I could also imagine this being it, replacing the actual 2nd and 3rd with joke characters.

4 & 5. There's the waifus, together in the upper middle of the list. I'm noticing the more passive a female character is the higher the votes they usually get (and if one is a main character they get all the waifu votes, *coughLilliecough*). But that's not the case with Unova (Anthea and Concordia barely have any character development in the games so guess they got looked over) so everyones favorite female duo split the votes.
There's only 10 points separating them so it's really just what the voters preferences were. Do you like your girl lively (if not a bit air headed) and always on the go or do you like her calmer (if not sometimes awkward) and like to watch her move and pose? Or you could like them "together", the games shows they're heterosexual life partners already.

6. Huh, interesting choice. I like Cheren enough even if he kind of falls a bit on the flat side, I'd argue throughout the game Bianca shows more development while Cheren comes near the end and B2W2 showing the results of this development. Maybe many voters saw maybe a bit of themselves in Cheren?

7. Going to say the anime has a lot to do with this (and also goes to show how unpopular Iris was). Cilan certainly got a lot more personality being one of Ash's companions, and being the first one to replace Brock thus having to do the same duties as Brock really meant they needed Cilan to stand out. They made him a bit more eccentric, opposite of his game character funny enough, but his lighthearted attitude made it more endearing. And when he needed to be serious or think something through he certainly pulls through. Anime Cilan is the type of friend you want to have on a journey.

8 & 10. Interesting that Hilbert got more votes than Hilda, though Hilda does look like more of a rough and tumble girl and I think it's been established the general Japanese waifu voters aren't too keen on that. Though there's plenty to like about the Gen V playable characters aside from that. For one thing they're older than most other playable characters, in their mid teens, which lessens the oddity that a 10 year old is wandering the region by themselves. They actually feel like general RPG characters which might have allowed for a bit more immersion (and any of the more sexual or implied situations feel less awkward playing characters you'd imagine being in such situations... even though they're still underage). And let's not forget the story of Black & White really pushes the playable characters in the forefront than any other game, being the second half of the "Truths & Ideals" duo along with N.

9. And we end on Bianca, who I'm glad got on if only because Cheren got on. As I said, Bianca had her character development throughout the game and one of the most memorable parts of the game was Bianca standing up to her father in Nimbasa City. Because we see her growth, which wasn't as straight as Cheren's, it made her more of an interesting character as the player themselves are wondering what Bianca plans on doing with her life after the journey is over.

Now were their any character I'm surprised didn't get on the top 10? Hmm, not really, at least with a Japanese audience. Being the first games based on a non-Japanese region (or one that's not as closely linked to one such as Alola is), I can kind of see Japanese voters having less attachment to certain characters aside from the popular ones. It's probably why not one but two joke characters got up to second and third place, maybe more willing to join in on the joke cause they didn't really have a favorite character in Unova.
 

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1. No surprise there. N is to Gen V as Lillie is to Gen VII, minus the waifu factor (which this poll looks to mostly ignore, at least for the top spots). He's one of the most developed Pokemon characters, not only seeing him go through his character arc but then getting to see how it has affected him. Seriously GF, the third versions/second paired games should just be sequels to the initial paired games, it'll help develop the region and characters way more than an "alternate" story that barely changes anything and when it does makes the story worse...

2 & 3. What? How? Why? These have to be a collaborative joke vote, cause they don't really have personalities or even a notable role. They just exist to be bosses for the Battle Subway. The anime sort of gave them some more personality (and those episodes were pretty good, though mostly because of Team Rocket), though the manga barely had them involved with anything. Yeah, you can't convince me these weren't jokes (it would only be a bigger joke if it was the one note members of the Seven Sages).
Though I'm curious why Ingo got 50 more votes than Emmet? Also if they combined both their votes they would have taken the number one spot by a landslide, so why split it. And was it done on purpose they were close to one another, like most of the joke voters discussed which half would vote for whom? If there was any 4chan editing joke I could also imagine this being it, replacing the actual 2nd and 3rd with joke characters.

4 & 5. There's the waifus, together in the upper middle of the list. I'm noticing the more passive a female character is the higher the votes they usually get (and if one is a main character they get all the waifu votes, *coughLilliecough*). But that's not the case with Unova (Anthea and Concordia barely have any character development in the games so guess they got looked over) so everyones favorite female duo split the votes.
There's only 10 points separating them so it's really just what the voters preferences were. Do you like your girl lively (if not a bit air headed) and always on the go or do you like her calmer (if not sometimes awkward) and like to watch her move and pose? Or you could like them "together", the games shows they're heterosexual life partners already.

6. Huh, interesting choice. I like Cheren enough even if he kind of falls a bit on the flat side, I'd argue throughout the game Bianca shows more development while Cheren comes near the end and B2W2 showing the results of this development. Maybe many voters saw maybe a bit of themselves in Cheren?

7. Going to say the anime has a lot to do with this (and also goes to show how unpopular Iris was). Cilan certainly got a lot more personality being one of Ash's companions, and being the first one to replace Brock thus having to do the same duties as Brock really meant they needed Cilan to stand out. They made him a bit more eccentric, opposite of his game character funny enough, but his lighthearted attitude made it more endearing. And when he needed to be serious or think something through he certainly pulls through. Anime Cilan is the type of friend you want to have on a journey.

8 & 10. Interesting that Hilbert got more votes than Hilda, though Hilda does look like more of a rough and tumble girl and I think it's been established the general Japanese waifu voters aren't too keen on that. Though there's plenty to like about the Gen V playable characters aside from that. For one thing they're older than most other playable characters, in their mid teens, which lessens the oddity that a 10 year old is wandering the region by themselves. They actually feel like general RPG characters which might have allowed for a bit more immersion (and any of the more sexual or implied situations feel less awkward playing characters you'd imagine being in such situations... even though they're still underage). And let's not forget the story of Black & White really pushes the playable characters in the forefront than any other game, being the second half of the "Truths & Ideals" duo along with N.

9. And we end on Bianca, who I'm glad got on if only because Cheren got on. As I said, Bianca had her character development throughout the game and one of the most memorable parts of the game was Bianca standing up to her father in Nimbasa City. Because we see her growth, which wasn't as straight as Cheren's, it made her more of an interesting character as the player themselves are wondering what Bianca plans on doing with her life after the journey is over.

Now were their any character I'm surprised didn't get on the top 10? Hmm, not really, at least with a Japanese audience. Being the first games based on a non-Japanese region (or one that's not as closely linked to one such as Alola is), I can kind of see Japanese voters having less attachment to certain characters aside from the popular ones. It's probably why not one but two joke characters got up to second and third place, maybe more willing to join in on the joke cause they didn't really have a favorite character in Unova.
Thanks for making the list into text.
Can I copy it to the OP? (With credit)
 

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Thanks for making the list into text.
Can I copy it to the OP? (With credit)
Sure, go right ahead (though you may want to correct a few things I did for the sake of my post. Also if you have Cilan's number of votes feel free to add that in):

BW human characters popularity poll:
1.
N (366)
2.
Ingo (348)
3.
Emmet (298)
4.
Skyla (165)
5.
Elesa (155)
6.
Cheren (141)
7.
Cilan (???)
8.
Hilbert (137)
9.
Bianca (128)
10.
Hilda (126)
 

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(Unofficial) (English) Reddit Pokemon popularity vote for Gen 1 - Gen 7
Over 52,000 votes were gathered.
https://www.reddit.com/r/pokemon/comments/c0w4s0
It surprises me how popular Umbreon is-- top 10, being the most popular Eeveelution apart from Eevee... AND more popular than Eevee?
In Japan, Sylveon was the most popular Eeveelution.

Ampharos ranked 13th, which I wasn't even aware that it's popular.

Chandelure ranked 64, despite all the people who hated inanimated objects.

Dunsparce ranked 68! That's actually very popular if you ask me.

Farfetch'd ranked 108, which is fairly popular too.

Goodra, ranked,151 . I thought it was way more popular than that.

Misdreavus and Mismagius had the same amount of votes.

Mr. Mime at 187. That's still quite popular.

Chansey at 228. I honestly thought it was more popular than that.

Primarina at 231. I cannot believe this!! Primarina was the most popular Gen 7 mon in Japan!!

Kangaskhan at 292. And I thought having a mega would have made it more popular.

Abomasnow at 390. I honestly thought it was more popular than that.

Minun 397, Plusle 402. Why are these 2 so unpopular? They are so cute!

Zeraora 483. I'd thought with all the movies and merch, it would have been more popular than that.

Moltres 489. That's rather unpopular for a Gen 1.

Omastar 521. I would have thought the Lord Helix thing would make it popular.

Lunala 556. Awww? I love Lunala though. What happened?

Tapu Koko 573. Seriously?? So many people uses it in VGC.

Cresselia 595. Yikes!! Again, with so many people use it in VGC, I never thought it would be so unpopular.
 

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So we get to see the English side of things (which I guess can span for just international in general, as long as you can speak English you could participate in this poll though I think this would just mainly be for North America and Europe). And, yeah, the results are as I expected, though I live in North America so that's not a surprise (seeing what the Japanese think is a bit more interesting even though I know some explanations why, just interesting to see how much influence that explanation had over the votes). Anyway time to get to seeing the results:

No Vote & Their Evolutions: Only surprise there is Yungoos (and Gumshoos). Due to its appearance resembling a certain individual, lots of memes with it which I thought would maybe raise it up a bit. Though considering who the individual in question is, maybe it's for the best (sorry Yungoos family, not your fault, you were created at a bit of troubled time).

1 Vote & Bottom Families: Bit surprised Exeggcute only got 1, though all the others not really (would also include Skorupi though I'll assume Drapion probably got all the votes that would normally gone to Skorupi). That said I am surprised the Flabebe family and Pikipek family are the lowest 3-stage family. Bulbapedia is down at the moment so can't look up 3-stage Pokemon families, but I'm sure there are some that I'd probably have those two families be above (then again I guess it only takes one member of an evolution family to get all the votes which is easy enough to do over the Flabebe family which I think is more solid as a whole group, but I thought Toucannon was meme worthy).

Top 10: I am not surprised with any of that, especially with number 1.

By Gen & Gen Popularity: Kanto got the most votes, what a completely non-surprise! But wait, there is a surprise: Hoenn got 2nd with Johto getting 3rd?! What madness is this? Well, being this is going by individual Pokemon and not generation I can see Hoenn being stronger there with standouts such as Blaziken, Gardevoir, Absol, etc.. Johto has good mons though it's more of a group effort there (and they're only separated by less then 300 votes). Others fall where I would expect them to.
And the Popular Pokemon by Gen isn't a surprise either.

By Type: Wow, I'm not surprised that the Kanto Water Starter is the most popular Water but Squirtle got more votes than Blastoise? I also had a small chuckle the most popular Ice-type is Ninetales... though I wonder how true that is. They don't seem to have separated the Pokemon from form variants so that probably also include the people who voted for the Fire-type Ninetales which would skew the results. Would honestly think the most popular Ice-type would be Weavile. Same with Dragon-types, I love Charizard and I know MCX is popular but most popular Dragon-type? When we have so many Dragon-type Legendaries and Pseudo Legendaries? In a Pokemon popularity poll that doesn't take separate different forms into account I don't think "By Type" is needed.

I'll respond to the other comments later, but in general note the international audience likes tougher/cooler looking Pokemon than cuter Pokemon. Putting it into cringey stereotypes: Japan likes it waifus, international likes its EDGE.
 
I came to read that as it was shared in OI Discord's SwSh room, and....

Really, this is pretty much status quo, period. I won't be surprised anymore if Leon has his 'zard having the rumoured Gigantamax after having no less than two Megas (while on the same time screwing Battle Tree climbers with Zard's sadistic guessing game).
They said the second best Dragon below 'zard which doesn't even deserve it because of its aforementioned special treatment, is Dragonite. Yet another Gen1, and surprisingly not something like tailor-made Rated M for Manly Garchomp (or even Latis, surprisingly they didn't even make it far among evn Dragons).

Also, Japan prefer EDGE less, not waifus more as Gardevoir is still up there too (Unless you want to stretch mammallian critters like 'Vees as waifus too... well, OK, Glaceon might have had that status). You see cute things like Eevee reaches 12th last gen and Sylveon took it while they don't do that well in this poll.

And one problem with the poll is bias upward due to tiring scrolling if you want to select later gen mon like Primarina. The same with the general poll last gen, it should've been randomised as people are more inclined to select the ones shown on first page than scrolling.

And yeah, I was griping with how much basic the result were. People already commented snarkily how much of basic plebs others' choices are. And I'll be honest, I still prefer seeing Greninja being top one last gen than Zard.

(Unofficial) (English) Reddit Pokemon popularity vote for Gen 1 - Gen 7
Over 52,000 votes were gathered.
https://www.reddit.com/r/pokemon/comments/c0w4s0 It surprises me how popular Umbreon is-- top 10, being the most popular Eeveelution apart from Eevee... AND more popular than Eevee?
In Japan, Sylveon was the most popular Eeveelution.

Primarina at 231. I cannot believe this!! Primarina was the most popular Gen 7 mon in Japan!!
To put it from somewhere in my life in DA: People like edgy foxf**. I was a little surprised, but then I remembered how I see it is the way internationally, as opposed to the past one where Sylveon's cuteness trounces everyone.
And yeah, it really annoys me that seapuppy line ranked so low.:psygrump: But maybe again, all the bias stacked against them and their negative perception to femme things in 7:1 and clowns (where Popplio and Brionne had the infamous title of "worst starter ever" during SuMn hype).

Also, Tapu Koko? Well, Landorus only have 2 votes. Maybe everyone's sick of these things being harbingers of metagame ruin, which I can agree for once.
 
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It surprises me how popular Umbreon is-- top 10, being the most popular Eeveelution apart from Eevee... AND more popular than Eevee?
In Japan, Sylveon was the most popular Eeveelution.
As I said, while my personal favorite Eeveelution is Flareon, I can't deny that out of all the Eeveelutions that Umbreon looks the coolest. The simple black slender body with yellow rings that glow in the dark along with red eyes is a very striking image. It's not something you want to see in a dark alley or trailing you during the night, that's for sure.

As for Eevee, Eevee has always been a popular Pokemon for similar reasons why Pikachu is the mascot I feel. They Pikachu to be the mascot because it looks cute but not so cutesy that it won't interest boys (it's one reason why Pikachu is yellow, yellow is a gender neutral color that draws in the eyes). This also applies Eevee, it's cute but the color scheme doesn't keep boys from wanting it. What also helps Eevee is a unique evolution gimmick, making Eevee adapt to the play style you want it to. It's no surprise it became the second mascot for the Let's Go games. Infact said games could have helped increase the number of votes that Eevee got as the Partner Eevee was very good, getting decent stat increases across the board and OP (but stupidly named) moves that made it just as adaptable if not more so.

Ampharos ranked 13th, which I wasn't even aware that it's popular.
The Mareep family is very popular in the west, infact there are many players who would make sure they get it as their Electric-type team member even if other options are available, including Pikachu.

Chandelure ranked 64, despite all the people who hated inanimated objects.
Chandelure gets around the object Pokemon hate by being good competitively. So good that it was even made a fighter in Pokken.

Dunsparce ranked 68! That's actually very popular if you ask me.
Even though it's not that good, there's just something about Dunsparce people like and everyone want it to get an evolution of some kind to justify liking it.

Farfetch'd ranked 108, which is fairly popular too.
I feel Farfetch'd is in the same boat as Dunsparce, even thought its a below average Pokemon the uniqueness of its design draw people to it and they want to see it become better.

Goodra, ranked,151 . I thought it was way more popular than that.
Eh, Goodra is sort of competing with the more popular Dragonite. Yes, I know, Goodra is Special and defensive focused while Dragonite is Physical and offensive focused, however it's their similar shaped designs which draws comparisons and players just like more offense Pokemon then defense.

Misdreavus and Mismagius had the same amount of votes.
Guess you can say they (Pain) Split the difference. :P

Mr. Mime at 187. That's still quite popular.
Probably can thank Detective Pikachu for that.

Chansey at 228. I honestly thought it was more popular than that.
Like I said, more players like offense then defense. Chansey is definitely good if you need a Special wall, especially if it's holding an Eviolite, but Toxic stalling an exciting match doesn't make.

Primarina at 231. I cannot believe this!! Primarina was the most popular Gen 7 mon in Japan!!
Ignoring one of my usual points, I think PsychicAcademic has the main reasons down: you have to scroll to get to it and during the release of Gen VII the poor Popplio family got ragged on for looking too cartoony. And I recalled that Primarina didn't really help with that as there's something about its design that makes it look not quite done yet. But that's no surprise, usually only one or two of the Starters final evos get all the attention and at first it was just Decidueye but then soon it was joined by Incineroar. Decidueye is cool, Incineroar is tough, that's just leaves Primarina with cute/beauty and that's not what western audiences want.

Kangaskhan at 292. And I thought having a mega would have made it more popular.
Parental Bond did get a pretty significant nerf though.

Abomasnow at 390. I honestly thought it was more popular than that.
Not really, don't know what made you thought that.

Minun 397, Plusle 402. Why are these 2 so unpopular? They are so cute!
Of all the Pikaclones these two are kind of disappointing. Their stats aren't the greatest and their Ability relies on Double Battles which even then doesn't really help them any more. And with better Pikaclones coming along later it doesn't really help their case.

Zeraora 483. I'd thought with all the movies and merch, it would have been more popular than that.
There's just nothing about Zeraora to grasp onto. Sure looks neat, has good stats, and a cool Signature Ability and Move, but it feels "just there", like what is its relation to Alola? I have the same issue with Marshadow though I can sort of see how it more relates.

Moltres 489. That's rather unpopular for a Gen 1.
Zapdos and Articuno probably took all the points, you could maybe also make a case of Pokemon GO's teams at play here.

Omastar 521. I would have thought the Lord Helix thing would make it popular.
Please, that meme was, like, SO a few years ago. Now it's all about Wooloo!
Actually, since the meme is old it probably made it feel outdated or outright annoy people many purposely ignored it.

Lunala 556. Awww? I love Lunala though. What happened?
Gotta scroll down even further than Primarina. I also guess people think Solgaleo is cooler, being a lion and all.

Tapu Koko 573. Seriously?? So many people uses it in VGC.
And thus so many people are annoyed whenever they see it. :P Just in general I can see people just being "done" with the Tapu since their Ability alone affects the direction how the battle is going to go for a while.

Cresselia 595. Yikes!! Again, with so many people use it in VGC, I never thought it would be so unpopular.
Cresselia wasn't really that popular, especially when compared to its mythical counterpart Darkrai.
 
As I said, while my personal favorite Eeveelution is Flareon, I can't deny that out of all the Eeveelutions that Umbreon looks the coolest. The simple black slender body with yellow rings that glow in the dark along with red eyes is a very striking image. It's not something you want to see in a dark alley or trailing you during the night, that's for sure.

As for Eevee, Eevee has always been a popular Pokemon for similar reasons why Pikachu is the mascot I feel. They Pikachu to be the mascot because it looks cute but not so cutesy that it won't interest boys (it's one reason why Pikachu is yellow, yellow is a gender neutral color that draws in the eyes). This also applies Eevee, it's cute but the color scheme doesn't keep boys from wanting it. What also helps Eevee is a unique evolution gimmick, making Eevee adapt to the play style you want it to. It's no surprise it became the second mascot for the Let's Go games. Infact said games could have helped increase the number of votes that Eevee got as the Partner Eevee was very good, getting decent stat increases across the board and OP (but stupidly named) moves that made it just as adaptable if not more so.

Zapdos and Articuno probably took all the points, you could maybe also make a case of Pokemon GO's teams at play here.

Cresselia wasn't really that popular, especially when compared to its mythical counterpart Darkrai.
Funnily Umbreon used to be personally least liked vee for me since while I don't hate it, it's just "kinda there" too and contrasts the generally cuter 'vees.
At least Eevee is roughly in similar position it was in during last gen's poll, only with Sylveon replaced with Umbreon and the other vees dropped lower in general. Although I looked back to the past gen poll and realised Eevee got high, yet the OG 'vees surprisingly are the lowest compared to their newer siblings.

About Zapdos and Articuno... Team Valor is actually the bigger team, roughly equal to Team Mystic, and one Raid Day Moltres actually made it much much more useful than the other birds, with quick-charging God Bird attack, while the others struggle to be relevant (Articuno is now outperformed by the 3 Sinnou ices, Zapdos has always been outperformed by Raikou). I think GO didn't factor much of it.

I suppose, even among legendaries, where there are things interesting, there are things forgotten too, with 800+ species. Cresselia is also very passive in its gameplay, and the sidequests related to it are often not really immersive to the game they are in. And yeah, not to mention there's already the oh-so-cool Darkrai, and how the supposed bringer of sweet dreams, nullifier of Darkrai flat-out loses to it gameplay-wise. Or how sometimes western fandom derisively call it "lunar duck", part of infamous CHALK.
(And yes, this came from someone who used Cresselia in hundreds-long Battle House Triples streak and BSTriples to 1700-ish back in Gen6. It's western thing, I think.)
 
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As I said, while my personal favorite Eeveelution is Flareon, I can't deny that out of all the Eeveelutions that Umbreon looks the coolest. The simple black slender body with yellow rings that glow in the dark along with red eyes is a very striking image. It's not something you want to see in a dark alley or trailing you during the night, that's for sure.

As for Eevee, Eevee has always been a popular Pokemon for similar reasons why Pikachu is the mascot I feel. They Pikachu to be the mascot because it looks cute but not so cutesy that it won't interest boys (it's one reason why Pikachu is yellow, yellow is a gender neutral color that draws in the eyes). This also applies Eevee, it's cute but the color scheme doesn't keep boys from wanting it. What also helps Eevee is a unique evolution gimmick, making Eevee adapt to the play style you want it to. It's no surprise it became the second mascot for the Let's Go games. Infact said games could have helped increase the number of votes that Eevee got as the Partner Eevee was very good, getting decent stat increases across the board and OP (but stupidly named) moves that made it just as adaptable if not more so.



The Mareep family is very popular in the west, infact there are many players who would make sure they get it as their Electric-type team member even if other options are available, including Pikachu.



Chandelure gets around the object Pokemon hate by being good competitively. So good that it was even made a fighter in Pokken.



Even though it's not that good, there's just something about Dunsparce people like and everyone want it to get an evolution of some kind to justify liking it.



I feel Farfetch'd is in the same boat as Dunsparce, even thought its a below average Pokemon the uniqueness of its design draw people to it and they want to see it become better.



Eh, Goodra is sort of competing with the more popular Dragonite. Yes, I know, Goodra is Special and defensive focused while Dragonite is Physical and offensive focused, however it's their similar shaped designs which draws comparisons and players just like more offense Pokemon then defense.



Guess you can say they (Pain) Split the difference. :P



Probably can thank Detective Pikachu for that.



Like I said, more players like offense then defense. Chansey is definitely good if you need a Special wall, especially if it's holding an Eviolite, but Toxic stalling an exciting match doesn't make.



Ignoring one of my usual points, I think PsychicAcademic has the main reasons down: you have to scroll to get to it and during the release of Gen VII the poor Popplio family got ragged on for looking too cartoony. And I recalled that Primarina didn't really help with that as there's something about its design that makes it look not quite done yet. But that's no surprise, usually only one or two of the Starters final evos get all the attention and at first it was just Decidueye but then soon it was joined by Incineroar. Decidueye is cool, Incineroar is tough, that's just leaves Primarina with cute/beauty and that's not what western audiences want.



Parental Bond did get a pretty significant nerf though.



Not really, don't know what made you thought that.



Of all the Pikaclones these two are kind of disappointing. Their stats aren't the greatest and their Ability relies on Double Battles which even then doesn't really help them any more. And with better Pikaclones coming along later it doesn't really help their case.



There's just nothing about Zeraora to grasp onto. Sure looks neat, has good stats, and a cool Signature Ability and Move, but it feels "just there", like what is its relation to Alola? I have the same issue with Marshadow though I can sort of see how it more relates.



Zapdos and Articuno probably took all the points, you could maybe also make a case of Pokemon GO's teams at play here.



Please, that meme was, like, SO a few years ago. Now it's all about Wooloo!
Actually, since the meme is old it probably made it feel outdated or outright annoy people many purposely ignored it.



Gotta scroll down even further than Primarina. I also guess people think Solgaleo is cooler, being a lion and all.



And thus so many people are annoyed whenever they see it. :P Just in general I can see people just being "done" with the Tapu since their Ability alone affects the direction how the battle is going to go for a while.



Cresselia wasn't really that popular, especially when compared to its mythical counterpart Darkrai.
Thing is, Cresselia got 74th in the Japanese poll. That's a huge difference.
But generally, I see that while legendaries are popular in Japan, they don't seem that popular elsewhere.
 

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