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2009's Top-Selling Blu-ray Discs in Japan (Overall)

posted on 2009-12-24 16:52 EST
Eva 1.11 sells 96K; Biohazard, Eureka 7, Lupin, Bakemonogatari, FFVII, K-ON! rank

The survey firm Oricon has announced its top rankings for Blu-ray Discs sold between December 22, 2008 and December 21, 2009 in Japan.

Overall Blu-ray Discs

Most Copies
Evangelion: 1.11 You Are (Not) Alone (Evangelion Shin Gekijōban: Jo)
96,000 copies

Most Money Earned
Evangelion: 1.11 You Are (Not) Alone (Evangelion Shin Gekijōban: Jo)
590,000,000 yen (about US$6.4 million)

Animation/Special Effects Blu-ray Discs

Rank Title Copies Cover
1 Bakemonogatari Vol. 1 Hitagi Crab (Limited First Pressing) 51,000
2 Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Complete 49,000
3 Bakemonogatari Vol. 2 Mayoi Maimai (Limited First Pressing) 47,000
4 Bakemonogatari Vol. 3 Suruga Monkey (Limited First Pressing) 44,000
5 K-ON! #1 40,000

Theatrical Animation Blu-ray Discs

Rank Title Copies Cover
1 Evangelion: 1.11 You Are (Not) Alone (Evangelion Shin Gekijōban: Jo) 96,000
2 Biohazard: Degeneration 42,000
3 WALL-E 29,000
4 Kōkyō Shihen Eureka Seven: Pocket ga Niji de Ippai 17,000
5 Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro 11,000

Source: Oricon, animeanime.jp

Update: Evangelion 1.11's yen amount corrected. Thanks, calimike.


This article has a follow-up: 2009's Top-Selling Blu-ray Discs in Japan (Continued) (2009-12-26 12:08)
follow-up of Japan's Animation Blu-ray Disc Ranking, December 7-13
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