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Japanese Animation DVD Ranking, January 27-February 2 (Updated)

posted on 2009-02-03 23:57 EST

Yukihiko Tsutsumi's first live-action film based on Naoki Urasawa's 20th Century Boys suspense manga debuted at #5 and #8 (for the deluxe edition) on Oricon's weekly DVD sales chart. It sold 52,414 regular DVDs and 15,195 deluxe edition DVDs. Daikessen! Super Ultra 8 Kyōdai, Takeshi Yagi's newest entry in the Ultraman franchise, sold 5,566 more copies of its standard edition DVD to add to its total of 23,227. It fell from #7 to #28. The Mainichi Shimbun paper's Mantan Web site reports that Nana Mizuki Live Fighter Blue X Red Side is the first release by a musical artist to sell over 10,000 Blu-ray Discs. The Red Side and Blue Side versions sold 14,712 and 14,525 DVDs, respectively, in its first week.

Rank Last Week Title Weekly Copies Total Copies Release Date Maker Cover
3 - Kara no Kyōkai - the Garden of sinners Mujun Rasen (Complete Limited Pressing) 54,145 54,145 January 28 Aniplex
9 - Fullmetal Alchemist Box Set -Archives- 14,544 14,544 January 28 Aniplex
10 - Gintama Season III #06 (Complete Limited Pressing) 14,273 14,273 January 28 Aniplex
11 - Strike Witches Limited Edition #5 11,910 11,910 January 30 Kadokawa
14 - Kannagi 3 (Complete Limited Pressing) 10,040 10,040 January 28 Aniplex
17 - Natsume Yūjin-Chō 4 8,578 8,578 January 28 Aniplex
18 - Hidamari Sketch x 365 5 (Limited Complete Pressing) 7,588 7,588 January 28 Aniplex
20 - Sekirei IV (Complete Limited Pressing) 7,269 7,269 January 28 Aniplex
21 - Kara no Kyōkai - the Garden of sinners Mujun Rasen (Regular Edition) 6,987 6,987 January 28 Aniplex
25 - Junjou Romantica 2 #1 Limited Edition 6,250 6,250 January 30 Kadokawa Shoten
30 4 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 Volume 06 5,105 23,227 January 23 Bandai Visual
- - Seto no Hanayome OVA Gi Limited First Pre-Order Pressing January 30 Avex Trax
- 8 Kuroshitsuji I (Complete Limited Pressing) January 21 Aniplex
- - Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu Vol. 5 (Limited First Edition) January 30 Geneon Entertainment
- - Bleach Shin Taichō Shusuke Amagai Hen Arc #3 (Complete Limited Pressing) January 28 Aniplex
- - Rosario + Vampire Capu2 #2 January 30 Happinet
- - Katekyo Hitman Reborn! Future Arc (Burn. 5) January 30 Marvelous Entertainment
- - Naruto DVD Box I Sanjō! Naruto Uzumaki January 28 Aniplex
- 5 Macross Frontier #6 January 23 Bandai Visual
- - Nodame Cantabile: Paris #2 January 28 ASMIK

Source: Oricon

Update: Statistics for the regular and deluxe editions of 20th Century Boys split from each other. Thanks, Busaiku Chama.


This article has a follow-up: Japanese Animation DVD Ranking, February 3-9 (2009-02-10 22:02)
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