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2009's Top-Selling DVDs in Japan (Overall)

posted on 2009-12-24 16:35 EST
Ponyo sells 841K; Biohazard, Totoro, Gintama, Petits Cubes, Gundam, Usavich rank

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

Overall DVDs

Most Copies
Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea
841,000 copies

Most Money Earned
Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea
4,150,000,000 yen (about US$45 million)

Animation/Special Effects DVDs

Rank Title Copies Cover
1 Gintama Jump Anime Tour 2008 & 2005 76,000
2 pieces of love Vol. 1 "Tsumiki no Ie" ( "La Maison en Petits Cubes") 54,000
3 Mobile Suit Gundam 00 Second Season #1 34,000
4 Usavich Season 2 30,000
5 Usavich Season 3 29,000

Theatrical Animation DVDs

Rank Title Copies Cover
1 Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea 841,000
2 Biohazard: Degeneration 121,000
3 WALL-E 96,000
4 My Neighbor Totoro 87,000
5 WALL-E Limitied Initial 2-Disc Special Edition 69,000

Source: Oricon, animeanime.jp


This article has a follow-up: Japan's Animation DVD Ranking, December 21-27 (Updated) (2009-12-29 22:13)
follow-up of Japan's Animation DVD Ranking, December 14-20

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