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Japanese Animation DVD Ranking, July 6-12

posted on 2009-07-14 22:10 EDT
Ponyo, Minami-ke: Okaeri, Totoro, Ultra Seven, Eva:1.11, Kirarin top chart

Oricon reports that Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea is the third film by director Hayao Miyazaki to top the DVD sales charts for two weeks in a row; the other two were Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (released on DVD on November 19, 2003) and Spirited Away (July 19, 2002). Ponyo is also the eighth anime DVD to top 600,000 copies in sales. The Blu-ray Disc release of Hisaishi Joe in Budokan ~Miyazaki Anime to Tomo ni Arunda 25-nenkan, the 25th anniversary concert of Miyasaki's longtime composer Joe Hisaishi, dipped from #5 to #7 on the Blu-ray Disc chart.

The ninth volume of the live-action special-effects series Ultra Seven sold 2,587 copies in its first week at #24. The DVD of the Kirarin Revolution Final Stage event debuted at #27 with 2,418 copies sold.


Rank Last Week Title Weekly Copies Total Copies Release Date Maker Cover
1 1 Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea 138,62 640,490 July 3 Walt Disney Studio Home Entertainment
14 - Minami-ke: Okaeri #4 (Limited Initial Edition) 4,026 4,026 July 8 King
21 25 My Neighbor Totoro 2,941 928,113 September 28,
2001
Buena Vista
25 19 Evangelion:1.11 You Are (Not) Alone 2,569 26,600 May 27 King Records
- 2 Clannad After Story 8 (Limited First Edition) July 1 TBS
- - Asura Cryin' #1 (Limited First Edition) July 1 King Records
- 16 Kōkyō Shihen Eureka Seven: Pocket ga Niji de Ippai #5 June 26 Bandai Visual
- 8 Sengoku Basara Volume I July 1 Shochiku Home Video
- 50 Laputa: Castle in the Sky October 4,
2002
Buena Vista
- - Kiki's Delivery Service June 8,
2001
Buena Vista
- - Wall-E April 22 Walt Disney Studio Home Entertainment
- - Monsters Inc. June 20,
2007
Buena Vista
- - Princess Mononoke November 21,
2001
Buena Vista
- - Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind November 19,
2003
Buena Vista
- 20 Mobile Suit Gundam 00 Second Season #5 June 26 Bandai Visual
- 17 Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl: Pikachu Kōri no Daibōken June 19 Shogakukan
- - Melancholy of Haruhi-chan Suzumiya to Nyorōn Churuya-san DVD Ji (Vol. 2) June 26 Kadokawa Shoten
- - Spirited Away July 19,
2002
Buena Vista
- - Tinker Bell April 3 Walt Disney Studio Home Entertainment
- - Neon Genesis Evangelion movie Edition November 27,
2003
King Records

Source: Oricon

Update: More information about Ponyo's third week at #1.


This article has a follow-up: Japanese Comic Ranking, July 6-July 12 (Updated) (2009-07-15 17:51)
follow-up of Japanese Animation DVD Ranking, June 29-July 5

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