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Japanese Anime TV Ranking, July 21–27 (Updated)

posted on 2008-08-05 12:21 EDT
Rookies ends; Sazae, Maruko, Conan, Kitarō, Yatterman, 1 Piece take week off

The live-action drama adaptation of Masanori Morita's Rookies baseball manga ended on July 26 at 19:00 with a 114-minute finale that earned a 19.5 rating. (The story will continue with a theatrical film — tentatively titled Rookies: Final — that scheduled for next spring, along with a drama special this fall.) The live-action television version of Yuma Ando and Masashi Asaki's Shibatora manga gained a 13.4 rating with its 21:00 showing on July 22. Sazae-san, Chibi Maruko-chan, Detective Conan, Gegege no Kitarō, Yatterman, and One Piece all take the week off, and allow several other series to enter the charts.

Title Station Date Time Length Average
Household Rating
Friday Special Roadshow Lupin III Special: Sweet Lost Night NTV July 25 (Fri) 21:03 111 min. 14.4
Crayon Shin-chan TV Asahi July 25 (Fri) 19:30 24 min. 10.1
Doraemon TV Asahi July 25 (Fri) 19:00 30 min. 9.2
Pocket Monsters: Diamond & Pearl TV Tokyo July 24 (Thurs) 19:00 30 min. 6.7
Naruto Shippūden TV Tokyo July 24 (Thurs) 19:30 27 min. 4.8
Keroro Gunsō (Sgt. Frog) TV Tokyo July 26 (Sat) 10:00 30 min. 4.7
Soreike! Anpanman NTV July 25 (Fri) 16:30 30 min. 4.6
Blue Dragon: Tenkai no Shichi Ryū TV Tokyo July 26 (Sat) 9:00 30 min. 4.3
Oha Coliseum TV Tokyo July 26 (Sat) 8:30 30 min. 4.2
Shugo Chara! TV Tokyo July 26 (Sat) 9:30 30 min. 4.1

Source: Video Research (Kanto region)

Update: Link to Lupin III's image corrected. Thanks, ChibiGoku.


This article has a follow-up: Japanese Anime TV Ranking, July 28–August 3 (2008-08-11 13:44)
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