What Is Gelbooru?

Gelbooru (Gelbooru.com) is a site offering free hentai and anime videos, images, and wallpapers. Upon first visiting Gelbooru, it looks like a search engine. But there are links next to the search box that leads you to a more typical anime site. Some people are wondering if the Gelbooru domain is safe to visit. Here are our results:

Is Gelbooru Safe?

I conducted a series of malware tests to find out if Gelbooru is safe and legitimate. Here are the results:

To check the Gelbooru domain, I first browsed it for 30 minutes and then ran a malware scan on my computer using Malwarebytes and it returned no malware detection. I ran a full malware scan with Microsoft Defender and no malware was found.

To confirm the site is clean, I checked the site Gelbooru.com on the VirusTotal online malware scanner and it returned no issues. 90 cyber security vendors listed the domain as clean. You can see the same here: https://www.virustotal.com/gui/domain/gelbooru.com

Gelbooru VirusTotal results

I further did another scan on a secondary online malware scanner and the site Gelbooru still came up clean. It also listed Gelbooru as a low security risk, which means it is very safe to use in general. You can check the same here: https://sitecheck.sucuri.net/results/https/gelbooru.com

Gelbooru Sucuri results

Lastly, I installed the Malwarebytes Browser Guard to check if the site Gelbooru has been compromised and the site loaded fine without any warnings.

In conclusion, the site Gelbooru.com is safe to visit and does not have malware.