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Japan's Animation Blu-ray Disc Ranking, November 23-29

posted on 2009-12-03 19:54 EST
Bakemonogatari sells 41,000; Macross F concert, K-ON!, FMA in top 5

According to the Oricon survery firm, 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.

The Macross Frontier Galaxy Tour Final in Budōkan concert disc debuted at #3.


Rank Last Week Title Release Date Maker Cover
1 - Bakemonogatari Vol. 3 Suruga Monkey (Complete Limited Pressing) November 25 Aniplex
4 2 K-ON! #5 (Limited First Pressing) November 18 Pony Canyon
5 - Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood #4 November 25 Aniplex
6 - Hayate the Combat Butler!! 2nd Season #04 (Limited First Edition) November 26 Geneon Universal
7 - Queen's Blade: Rurō no Senshi- Vol. 6 November 25 Media Factory
8 - Canaan #2 (Limited First Pressing) November 27 Pony Canyon
10 - Detective Conan: The Raven Chaser
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November 25 Shogakukan
11 - Eden of the East Vol. 5 (Limited First Pressing) November 25 Kadokawa Entertainment
12 - OVA Kanokon: Manatsu no Daishanikusai Part I November 21 Media Factory
16 - Sora Kake Girl Volume 8 November 25 Bandai Visual
17 - Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ Memorial Box Part II (Final) November 25 Bandai Visual
18 - Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex 2nd GIG Blu-ray Disc Box I November 25 Bandai Visual
19 - Needless fragment. 1 November 27 Avex Marketing
20 12 Bakemonogatari Vol. 2 Mayoi Mai-Mai (Complete Limited Pressing) October 28 Aniplex

[SoundScan Japan's methods of surveying home video sales are different from those of the competing firm Oricon, which often lead to differing results between the two.]

Source: Phile-web, Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web


This article has a follow-up: Japan's Animation Blu-ray Disc Ranking, November 30-December 6 (2009-12-13 15:49)
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