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Japan's Animation DVD Ranking, November 23-29

posted on 2009-12-01 21:38 EST
Bakemonogatari sets DVD/BD records; Conan, Haruhi, Gintama in top 10

The third volume of the Bakemonogatari anime sold 18,607 DVDs and about 41,000 Blu-ray Discs. That makes it only the second Blu-ray Disc release so far to sell over 40,000 copies in Japan in its first week. (The first was the Evangelion 1.0: You Are (Not) Alone film with about 49,000 copies.) The first Bakemonogatari volume sold about 29,000 copies in its first week, while the second volume sold about 39,000 copies.


Rank Last Week Title Weekly Copies Total Copies Release Date Maker Cover
3 - Bakemonogatari Vol. III Suruga Monkey (Complete Limited Pressing) 18,607 18,607 November 25 Aniplex
6 - Detective Conan: The Raven Chaser
[Case Closed]
Special Edition
13,511 13,511 November 25 Shogakukan
7 - The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya #5.428571 (Vol. 4) Limited Edition 12,278 12,278 November 27 Kadokawa Shoten
9 - Gintama Season IV #2 (Complete Limited Pressing) 10,530 10,530 November 25 Aniplex
18 - Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood 4 (Complete Limited Pressing) 6,875 6,875 November 25 Aniplex
19 - Aria the Natural DVD-Box 6,763 6,763 November 25 Shochiku Home Video
20 - Detective Conan: The Raven Chaser
[Case Closed]
Standard Edition
6,639 6,639 November 25 Shogakukan
25 - Emotion the Best Final Yamato 5,656 5,656 November 25 Bandai Visual
28 - Bleach Kako-hen Part I 4,925 4,925 November 25 Aniplex
30 - Emotion the Best Farewell Space Battleship Yamato 4,704 4,704 November 25 Bandai Visual
- - Queen's Blade: Rurō no Senshi- Vol. 6 November 25 Media Factory
- - Zan Sayonara Zetsubō Sensei Vol. III (Special Edition) November 26 King
- - Emotion the Best Space Battleship Yamato November 25 Bandai Visual
- - Crayon Shin-chan: Otakebe! Kasukabe Yasei Ōkoku [Shin-chan] Movie November 25 Bandai Visual
- - Hayate the Combat Butler 2nd season 04 (Limited First Edition) November 26 Shogakukan
- - Pandora Hearts DVD Retrace:V November 25 Media Factory
- - Gundam MS Movie Files (Gundam MS Dōga Zukan) Universal Century Edition Vol. 2 November 25 Bandai Visual
- - Eden of the East Vol. 5 November 25 ASMIK
- - Emotion the Best Be Forever Yamato November 25 Bandai Visual
- - Emotion the Best Space Battleship Yamato: The New Voyage November 25 Bandai Visual

Source: Oricon, Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web


This article has a follow-up: Japan's Animation DVD Ranking, November 30-December 6 (2009-12-08 22:08)
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