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Japan's Animation DVD Ranking, April 5-11

posted on 2010-04-13 22:52 EDT
Ballad, Seed Destiny, Kaiji, Reborn!, Nodame in top 30; Gundam UC rises back

Takashi Yamazaki's live-action Ballad: Namonaki Koi no Uta period drama film debuted at #3 with 13,814 copies sold. Tsuyoshi Kusanagi of the SMAP entertainment group starred in this historical romance based loosely on the plot of the award-winning Crayon Shin-chan: Arashi wo Yobu Appare! Sengoku Daikassen film. The standard edition for the live-action film adaptation of Nobuyuki Fukumoto 's Kaiji gambling action manga landed at #10 with 8,311 copies, while the deluxe edition landed at #15 with 6,680 copies.


Rank Last Week Title Weekly Copies Total Copies Release Date Maker Cover
9 - Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny DVD-Box 8,709 8,709 April 9 Bandai Visual
13 - Mobile Suit Gundam UC 7,586 45,141 March 12 Bandai Visual
24 - Katekyo Hitman Reborn! Rebo-Chara Collection ~Saikyō no Nakama-tachi [Collection 1] 3,850 3,850 April 7 Marvelous Entertainment
26 - Nodame Cantabile: Finale Vol. 1 3,539 3,539 April 7 ASMIK
- - Katanagatari Vol. I (Complete Limited Pressing) April 7 Aniplex
- 21 Summer Wars March 3 VAP
- - One Piece 10th Season: Thriller Bark Arc Piece. 7 April 7 Avex
- - Valkyria Chronicles #9 April 7 Aniplex
- - Durarara!! #2 (Complete Limited Pressing) March 24 Aniplex
- - Naruto Shippūden Shi no Yogen to Fukushū Arc #4 April 7 Aniplex
- - Shin Koihime†Musō IV (Limited Special Pressing) April 7 Marvelous Entertainment
- - Detective Conan
Secret File IV [Case Closed]
April 9 Shogakukan
- - Atom (Astro Boy) Standard Edition April 2 Kadokawa Shoten
- - My Neighbor Totoro September 28, 2001 Buena Vista
- - Asura Cryin' 2 #4 (Limited First Edition) April 7 King Records
- - Hetalia - Axis Powers Vol. 8 (Limited First Edition) March 25 Frontier Works
- - Durarara!! #1 (Complete Limited Pressing) February 24 Aniplex
- 20 GA: Geijutsuka Art Design Class OVA (Limited First Edition) April 2 Marvelous Entertainment
- 23 GA: Geijutsuka Art Design Class Vol. 6 (Limited First Edition) April 2 Marvelous Entertainment
- - 07-Ghost Kapitel. 09 Limited First Edition April 2 avex entertainment

Source: Oricon

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


This article has a follow-up: Japan's Animation DVD Ranking, April 12-18 (2010-04-20 22:55)
follow-up of Japan's Animation DVD Ranking, March 29-April 4
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