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Japanese Anime TV Ranking, August 4–10

posted on 2008-08-18 23:57 EDT
Dororo, Umizaru 2 top ratings with Olympics preempting Sazae-san

The live-action film adaptation of Osamu Tezuka's Dororo samurai manga was by far the highest rated anime- or manga-related showing of the week when it ran on August 4 at 21:00 with a 15.6 rating. The second live-action film based on Shuho Sato's Umizaru manga, Limit of Love, aired as the Saturday Premium showing on August 9 at 21:00 for a 13.8 rating. The first Naruto Shippūden film based on Masashi Kishimoto's manga ran on August 9 at 12:30 with a 2.3 rating; the Naruto Shippūden: Kizuna film opened in Japanese theaters on August 2. Mamoru Oshii's Mobile Police Patlabor 2 the Movie was broadcasted on August 6 at 2:14 a.m. for a 1.9 rating. The combined Kamen Rider Blade/Tokusou Sentai Dekaranger movie aired on August 8 at 3:30 a.m. with a 1.3 rating.

The live-action television version (pictured at right) of Yuma Ando and Masashi Asaki's Shibatora police manga earned a 11.7 rating with its 21:00 showing on August 5.

Title Station Date Time Length Average
Household Rating
Chibi Maruko-chan Fuji TV August 10 (Sun) 18:00 30 min. 9.8
Crayon Shin-chan TV Asahi August 8 (Fri) 19:30 24 min. 8.3
Doraemon TV Asahi August 8 (Fri) 19:00 30 min. 8.0
Detective Conan NTV August 4 (Mon) 19:30 30 min. 7.8
Pocket Monsters: Diamond & Pearl TV Tokyo August 7 (Thurs) 19:00 30 min. 6.2
Gegege no Kitarō Fuji TV August 10 (Sun) 09:00 30 min. 5.7
One Piece Fuji TV August 10 (Sun) 09:30 30 min. 5.6
Yatterman NTV August 4 (Mon) 19:00 30 min. 5.5
Keroro Gunsō (Sgt. Frog) TV Tokyo August 9 (Sat) 10:00 30 min. 5.4
Blue Dragon: Tenkai no Shichi Ryū TV Tokyo August 9 (Sat) 9:00 30 min. 4.7

Source: Video Research (Kanto region)


This article has a follow-up: Japanese Anime TV Ranking, August 11–17 (2008-08-26 13:38)
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