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Fanfiction.net Statistics Tables, part 2

Table 2:
50 largest non-Original categories at fanfiction.net
Jun-00 (partial)
Jul-01
Mar-02
Jul-02
Nov-02
Digimon 1793 Digimon 16822 Harry Potter 29807 Harry Potter 38051 Harry Potter 48595
Dragon Ball Z 1629 Harry Potter 16285 Digimon 22263 Digimon 24393 Digimon 25067
Star Wars 1162 Gundam 13864 Gundam Wing/AC 20648 Gundam Wing/AC 24082 Gundam Wing/AC 24815
X-Files 898 Dragon Ball Z 8791 Dragon Ball Z 15367 Dragon Ball Z 19071 Dragon Ball Z 21646
Sailor Moon 875 *N SYNC 6453 Sailor Moon 9553 Buffy: The Vampire Slayer 11752 Sailor Moon 12774
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer 766 Sailor Moon 6037 *N SYNC 9466 Sailor Moon 11169 Buffy: The Vampire Slayer 12704
Gundam 576 Pokemon 5654 Buffy: The Vampire Slayer 9136 N SYNC 11029 Lord of the Rings 11158
X-Men 547 Buffy: The Vampire Slayer 5085 Pokemon 7656 Pokemon 8321 Pokemon 8738
anime in general 370 Star Wars 3635 Card Captor Sakura 5907 Lord of the Rings 8218 Star Wars 7112
StarTrek: Voyager 286 Final Fantasy 8 3030 Star Wars 4886 Card Captor Sakura 7290 Final Fantasy 8 6355
Ranma 255 Final Fantasy 7 2927 Final Fantasy 8 4865 Star Wars 6361 Final Fantasy 7 5558
Water Rats 216 X-Men 2863 Lord of the Rings 4410 Final Fantasy 8 5864 X-Men 4077
Rurouni Kenshin 186 Animorphs 2636 Final Fantasy 7 4289 Final Fantasy 7 4905 X-Files 3551
Ronin Warriors 182 Card Captor Sakura 2601 Backstreet Boys 4039 Backstreet Boys 4813 Zelda 3546
Roswell 172 X-Files 2534 X-Men 3594 X-Men 3986 Wrestling 3469
Scarecrow and Mrs. King 158 Backstreet Boys 2487 X-Files 3192 X-Files 3546 Animorphs 2894
StarTrek: Deep Space Nine 156 Zelda 2258 Zelda 2783 Zelda 3125 Dark Angel 2828
SeaQuest 140 Crossovers 1512 Animorphs 2730 Ranma 3005 Anime Crossovers 2769
Angel 139 StarTrek: Voyager 1453 Ranma 2377 Animorphs 2847 StarTrek: Voyager 2543
Matrix 127 Ranma 1352 Wrestling 2313 Weiss Kreuz 2630 Fanfiction Poetry 2501
Dawson's Creek 119 Escaflowne 1351 StarTrek: Voyager 2230 Escaflowne 2559 Tamora Pierce 2483
Earth 2 115 Anime Crossovers 1295 Escaflowne 2211 Slayers 2544 Angel 2455
Xena: Warrior Princess 110 Tenchi Muyo 1202 Anime Crossovers 2112 StarTrek: Voyager 2540 Sonic the Hedgehog 2385
Evangelion 109 Angel 1193 Slayers 2038 Fushigi Yuugi 2539 Gundam Wing/Sailor Moon 2037
Labyrinth 100 Wrestling 1161 Dark Angel 1990 Dark Angel 2490 Crossovers 1992
    Roswell 1077 Tenchi Muyo 1974 X-Men: Evolution 2457 Roswell 1937
    Slayers 1017 Fushigi Yuugi 1882 Angel 2321 ER 1898
    Parodies and Spoofs 1012 Angel 1845 Tenchi Muyo 2240 Parodies and Spoofs 1827
    Dark Angel 1006 Weiss Kreuz 1844 Invader Zim 2231 Smallville 1824
    Tamora Pierce 972 X-Men: Evolution 1732 Rurouni Kenshin 2227 Gilmore Girls 1792
    Friends 962 Roswell 1680 Tamora Pierce 1961 Friends 1765
    Ronin Warriors 940 Crossovers 1656 Roswell 1899 Stargate: SG-1 1690
    Fushigi Yuugi 936 Tamora Pierce 1618 Ronin Warriors 1793 Sailor Moon Crossovers 1653
    Harry Potter Author Fics 818 Invader Zim 1602 Sonic the Hedgehog 1760 Charmed 1650
    Gundam Wing/Sailor Moon 788 Ronin Warriors 1545 Dream Street 1743 Final Fantasy 9 1603
    Final Fantasy 9 785 Rurouni Kenshin 1534 Original Anime/Manga 1706 Musicals/Plays 1595
    ER 772 Gundam Wing/Sailor Moon 1466 ER 1694 Newsies 1575
    Rurouni Kenshin 754 ER 1431 O-Town 1663 West Wing 1401
    Weiss Kreuz 732 Parodies and Spoofs 1394 Friends 1546 Labyrinth 1372
    Evangelion 719 Friends 1338 Inuyasha 1509 X-Men: The Movie 1308
    Higher Ground 702 Fanfiction Poetry 1333 Evangelion 1497 Power Rangers 1282
    Fanfiction Poetry 681 Evangelion 1297 Final Fantasy 9 1464 Resident Evil 1252
    Anime 663 Sonic the Hedgehog 1287 Linkin Park 1419 Final Fantasy 1227
    Scarecrow and Mrs. King 663 Final Fantasy 9 1242 Charmed 1372 Final Fantasy 10 1220
    Sonic the Hedgehog 653 O-Town 1223 Stargate: SG-1 1291 Cowboy Bebop 1188
    Sailor Moon Crossovers 653 Original Anime/Manga 1160 Harry Potter Author Fics 1283 Zoids 1086
    X-Men: The Movie 612 Harry Potter Author Fics 1156 X-Men: The Movie 1249 Yu Yu Hakusho 1075
    Power Rangers 612 Sailor Moon Crossovers 1133 West Wing 1222 Transformers/Beast Wars 1070
    Stargate: SG-1 602 Charmed 1080 Smallville 1211 Dragon Ball Z/Sailor Moon 1056
    Labyrinth 583 X-Men: The Movie 1072 Labyrinth 1156 Alias 1023

 

Table 3:
Fastest-growing categories at fanfiction.net:
number of stories added
Jul 01 - Mar 02
Mar 02 - Jul 02
Jul 02 - Nov 02
Harry Potter
13522
Harry Potter
8244
Harry Potter
10544
Gundam
6784
Lord of the Rings
3808
Yu-Gi-Oh
3619
Dragon Ball Z
6576
Dragon Ball Z
3704
Lord of the Rings
2940
Digimon
5441
Gundam Wing/AC
3434
Dragon Ball Z
2575
Lord of the Rings
4231
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer
2616
Sailor Moon
1605
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer
4051
Digimon
2130
Card Captor Sakura
1603
Sailor Moon
3516
Sailor Moon
1616
Inuyasha
1048
Card Captor Sakura
3306
*N SYNC†
1563
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer
952
*N SYNC
3013
Star Wars
1475
Star Wars
751
Pokemon
2002
Card Captor Sakura
1383
Gundam Wing/AC
733
Final Fantasy 8
1835
Final Fantasy 8
999
Gilmore Girls
682
Backstreet Boys
1552
Dream Street
967
Digimon
674
Final Fantasy 7
1362
Invader Zim
942
Final Fantasy 7
653
Invader Zim
1301
Yu-Gi-Oh
831
Sonic the Hedgehog
625
Star Wars
1251
X-Men: Evolution
827
Smallville
613
X-Men: Evolution
1233
Weiss Kreuz
786
Rurouni Kenshin
611
Wrestling
1152
Backstreet Boys†
774
Fanfiction Poetry
552
Weiss Kreuz
1112
Smallville
758
Slam Dunk
524
Ranma
1025
Wrestling
702
Tamora Pierce
522
Slayers
1021
Rurouni Kenshin
693
Newsies
500
Dark Angel
984
Pokemon
665
Beyblade*
496
Fushigi Yuugi
946
Fushigi Yuugi
657
Final Fantasy 8
491
Escaflowne
860
Ranma
628
Zoids
487
O-Town
839
Final Fantasy 7
616
X-Men: Evolution
477
Anime Crossovers
817
Fanfiction Poetry
616
Yu Yu Hakusho
454
Rurouni Kenshin
780
Linkin Park†
602
Wrestling
454
StarTrek: Voyager
777
Original Anime/Manga‡
546
Alias
453
Tenchi Muyo
772
Slam Dunk
507
Slayers
448
Dream Street*
760
Slayers
506
Zelda
421
X-Men comics
731
Dark Angel
500
Pokemon
417
Inuyasha
725
Inuyasha
497
CSI
405
Linkin Park
698
Gilmore Girls
477
Stargate: SG-1
399
Gundam Wing/Sailor Moon
678
Angel
476
Fushigi Yuugi
387
ER
659
Sonic the Hedgehog
473
Invader Zim
354
X-Files
658
Miscellaneous Music Groups†
467
Weiss Kreuz
343
Angel
652
Anime Crossovers
452
Final Fantasy 10
340
Fanfiction Poetry
652
O-Town†
440
Dark Angel
338
Tamora Pierce
646
Final Fantasy 10
413
Ranma
334
Sonic the Hedgehog
634
Blink 182†
412
Song Fics
317
Original Anime/Manga
614
X-Men
392
Hey Arnold
314
Ronin Warriors
605
Sports
386
Evangelion
298
Roswell
603
Zoids
383
Escaflowne
295
Evangelion
578
Newsies
375
Charmed
278
Charmed
576
Moulin Rouge
365
Gundam Wing/Sailor Moon
274
Zelda
525
X-Files
354
Saiyuki
274
West Wing
524
Escaflowne
348
Resident Evil
266
Blink 182
506
Tamora Pierce
343
Sailor Moon Crossovers
263
Sailor Moon Crossovers
480
Zelda
342
Moulin Rouge
261
Gilmore Girls
470
Alias
337
Super Smash Brothers
247
X-Men: The Movie
460
Cowboy Bebop
326
Lizzie McGuire
245
Final Fantasy 9
457
JRock†
314
Kingdom Hearts*
231
Final Fantasy 10*
454
StarTrek: Voyager
310
Musicals/Plays
227
Smallville*
453
West Wing
308
StarTrek: Enterprise
226

* = fandom grew by factor of 10 or more, or from 0.
† = category removed before my next pass
‡ = category moved to "Original" before my next pass

 

by Mary Ellen, "Doctor Science, MA"

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