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Report: Final Fantasy VII: ACC Sells 100K+ BDs on 1st Day

posted on 2009-04-20 11:51 EDT
Almost 3 times the total sales of #1 anime Blu-ray Disc in Japan in 2008

The three versions of the computer-animated Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Complete feature have reportedly sold over 100,000 Blu-ray Discs on April 16, their first day of release in Japan. By comparison, the following are the top-selling anime Blu-ray Discs in Japan in all of 2008:

Rank Title Copies
1 Macross Frontier #1 34,742
2 Macross Frontier #2 27,137
3 Macross Frontier #3 25,479
4 Macross Frontier #4 22,731
5 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 #1 19,134
6 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 #2 16,014
7 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 #3 14,986
8 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 #4 13,520
9 Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro 13,346
10 The Girl Who Leapt Through Time 9,162

Advent Children Complete is the new edition of Square Enix's computer-animated feature that recounts the story after the Final Fantasy VII role-playing game. Sales of Advent Children Complete were buoyed by the bundling of the Final Fantasy XIII game demo in some versions. It also includes 30 minutes of new footage, the anime adaptation of the Final Fantasy VII spinoff novelette On the Way to a Smile Episode: Denzel, and the new "Safe and Sound" theme song performed by original theme song singer Kyōsuke Himuro and My Chemical Romance band co-founder Gerard Way. Advent Children Complete will ship in North America in June.

Source: Shinobi no Enmachō via Kotaku


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