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Japanese Animation DVD Ranking, July 13-19 (Updated)

posted on 2009-07-21 22:33 EDT
Ponyo, Usavich Season 3, Precure All Stars, Saki, Totoro on top

Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli's Ponyo topped Oricon's weekly DVD chart for the third week in a row. According to the Mainichi Shimbun paper's Mantan Web, the last animated DVD to make this achievement was Andrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich, and Pixar's Finding Nemo five years ago. The last Miyazaki film to achieve this was Spirited Away seven years ago.

The 10th volume of the live-action special-effects series Ultra Seven sold 2,795 copies in its first week at #29.


Rank Last Week Title Weekly Copies Total Copies Release Date Maker Cover
1 1 Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea 50,634 691,124 July 3 Walt Disney Studio Home Entertainment
10 - Usavich Season 3 10,494 10,494 July 15 Pony Canyon
13 - Precure All Stars DX: Minna Tomodachi—Kiseki no Zenin Daishūgō (Limited Initial Edition) 9,985 9,985 July 15 Marvelous Entertainment
16 - Saki #1 Limited Initial Edition 6,696 6,696 July 15 Pony Canyon
- 21 My Neighbor Totoro September 28,
2001
Buena Vista
- - Gohō Shōjo Sowaka-chan Jō no Kan (4,000-Copy Limited Pressing) July 15 LOiD
- 25 Evangelion:1.11 You Are (Not) Alone May 27 King Records
- - Precure All Stars DX: Minna Tomodachi—Kiseki no Zenin Daishūgō (Standard Edition) July 15 Marvelous Entertainment
- - Fresh Precure! Vol. 2 July 15 Marvelous Entertainment
- - Kiki's Delivery Service June 8,
2001
Buena Vista
- - Laputa: Castle in the Sky October 4,
2002
Buena Vista
- - Monsters Inc. June 20,
2007
Buena Vista
- - Wall-E April 22 Walt Disney Studio Home Entertainment
- - Kōkyō Shihen Eureka Seven: Pocket ga Niji de Ippai #5 June 26 Bandai Visual
- - Usavich Season 1 October 31 Pony Canyon
- - Princess Mononoke November 21,
2001
Buena Vista
- - Usavich Season 2 February 4 Pony Canyon
- - Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Beach de Asobō July 17 Walt Disney Studios
- - Spirited Away July 19,
2002
Buena Vista
- - Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind November 19,
2003
Buena Vista

Source: Oricon

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


This article has a follow-up: Japanese Animation DVD Ranking, July 20-26 (2009-07-29 12:01)
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