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Japan's Animation Blu-ray Disc Ranking, February 22-28

posted on 2010-03-06 23:57 EST

The Oricon survey firm reports that the fifth volume of the Bakemonogatari anime series topped the weekly Blu-ray Disc chart with 46,000 copies in its first week. The fifth Bakemonogatari volume trails only the fourth volume (48,000 copies) and the Evangelion 1.11: You Are (Not) Alone film (49,000 copies) as the top-selling anime Blu-ray release in the first week of sales.

The standard edition of Yukihiko Tsutsumi's third live-action film based on Naoki Urasawa's 20th Century Boys suspense manga debuted on #5, while the 20th Century Boys BD Set debuted at #10. The Animelo Summer Live 2009 RE:BRIDGE 8.23 concert DVD landed at #7, while the 8.22 counterpart landed at #11.

Rank Last Week Title Release Date Maker Cover
1 - Bakemonogatari Vol. 5 Tsubasa Cat Part I (Complete Limited Pressing) February 24 Aniplex
2 - Toaru Kagaku no Railgun Vol. 2 (Limited First Edition) February 26 Geneon Entertainment
3 - Darker than Black: Ryūsei no Gemini #3 (Complete Limited Pressing) February 24 Aniplex
4 11 Mobile Suit Gundam 00 Special Edition III: Return the World February 23 Bandai Visual
6 - Martian Successor Nadesico Blu-ray Box (Limited Pressing) February 24 King Records
13 - Shakugan no Shana S Vol. II February 26 Geneon Universal
14 - Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood #7 (Complete Limited Pressing) February 24 Aniplex
15 - Queen's Blade: Gyokuza o Tsugumono Vol. 3 February 22 Media Factory
16 - Black Lagoon: The Second Barrage Blu-ray 005 Twins February 24 Geneon Universal
17 - Black Lagoon: The Second Barrage Blu-ray 006 Greenback February 24 Geneon Universal
18 - CANAAN #5 (Limited First Pressing) February 26 Pony Canyon
20 - Kämpfer! Vol. 3 (Limited First Pressing) February 24 King Records

[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. Neither firm directly posts more data for weekly sales than what is listed here. Any purportedly additional data comes from unverified, anonymous sources.]

Source: Phile-web


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