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Harry Potter Search Mania

By July 22, 2011July 30th, 2023No Comments

The last movie of the popular Harry Potter series was released recently, and this has led to search mania on the subject.

The Harry Potter series has been a huge success both in print as well as on screen for the last ten years or so.

The last of these movies has just been released last week. This has fueled the interest in the subject, leading to a huge number of searches being conducted across various search engines.

The searches being conducted ranged from a search for the order in which the movies were released to searches on the various characters and actors in the movie.

According to Yahoo! Trends the most popular characters being searched are

  1. Harry Potter
  2. Hermione Granger
  3. Luna Lovegood
  4. Draco Malfoy
  5. Ginny Weasley
  6. Lord Voldemort
  7. Hagrid’s Dragon
  8. Ron Weasley
  9. Bellatrix Lestrange
  10. Professor Severus Snape

Among the actors being searched, Emma Watson leads the pack followed by Daniel Radcliffe and Robert Pattinson. Emma Watson is being searched for her ‘hair cut’ and ‘style’ apart from the fact that her turning 21 is also being searched.

Again, according to Yahoo! the most popular Harry Potter titles are

  1. “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” (2007/2010 and 2011)
  2. “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” (2005/2009)
  3. “Harry Potter and the Sorceror’s Stone” (1997/2001)
  4. “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” (2000, M 2005)
  5. “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” (1998/2002)
  6. “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” (2003/2007)
  7. “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” (1999/2004)

Sites like Google Trends and Twitter also reported a surge of interest in the Harry Potter series.