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Japan's Animation DVD Ranking, December 14-20

posted on 2009-12-23 12:00 EST
Pokémon, Gintama, Naruto, K-ON!, Bleach land in top 30

Rookies: Sotsugyō- Last DVD Album, the DVD for the live-action feature based on Masanori Morita's Rookies baseball manga, dropped from #3 to #10 in its third weekend. Michael Bay's Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen film debuted at #2 below the limited first edition of the KAT-TUN Live Break the Records concert DVD. (The "Bumblebee Box" edition of the film landed at #16.)


Rank Last Week Title Weekly Copies Total Copies Release Date Maker Cover
6 - Bolt 22,538 22,538 December 16 Walt Disney Studio Home Entertainment
11 - Pokémon: Arceus and the Jewel of Life (Pocket Monster Diamond & Pearl: Arceus Chōkoku no Jikū e) 17,125 17,125 December 18 Shogakukan
15 - Gintama Season IV #3 (Complete Limited Pressing) 9,565 9,565 December 16 Aniplex
22 - Naruto Shippūden: Kakashi Gaiden ~Senjō no Boy's Life~ (Limited Complete Pressing) 6,280 6,280 December 16 Aniplex
25 - K-ON! 6 5,291 5,291 December 16 TBS
29 - Bleach Kako-hen Part II 4,652 4,652 December 16 Aniplex
30 1 Kara no Kyōkai - the Garden of sinners Satsujin Kōsatsu [conclusion] (Complete Limited Pressing) 4,632 56,145 December 9 Aniplex
- - Kuruneko Kisetsu no Kuruneko Bin #1 [Winter] December 18 Kadokawa Pictures
- 28 Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea July 3 Walt Disney Studio Home Entertainment
- - My Neighbor Totoro September 28,
2001
Buena Vista
- - Tentai Senshi Sunred (2nd Season) #1 December 16 Flying Dog
- - Charger Girl Ju-den Chan (Fight Ippatsu! Jūden-chan!!) Connect. 1 (Limited First Edition) December 18 avex entertainment
- - Katekyo Hitman Reborn! The Future Arc [X] X-Burn. 9 December 16 Marvelous Entertainment
- - Emotion the Best Final Yamato November 25 Bandai Visual
- - Gekijō-ban Yatterman: Shin Yatter Mecha Daishūgō! Omocha no Kuni de Daikessen da Koron! December 19 Shochiku Home Video
- - Cars November 8,
2006
Buena Vista Home Entertainment
- - Emotion the Best Farewell Space Battleship Yamato November 25 Bandai Visual
- - Monsters Inc. June 20,
2007
Buena Vista
- - Himitsu Kessha Taka no Tsume Countdown Vol. 1 December 18 Toho Video
- 17 Seitokai no Ichizon Vol. 1 Limited Edition December 11 Happinet

Source: Oricon

[Oricon does not directly post more data for weekly sales than what is listed here. Any purportedly additional data comes from unverifiable, anonymous sources.]


This article has a follow-up: 2009's Top-Selling DVDs in Japan (Overall) (2009-12-24 16:35)
follow-up of Japan's Animation DVD Ranking, December 7-13

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