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Japan's Animation DVD Ranking, May 24-30

posted on 2010-06-03 17:22 EDT
Eva:2.22 sets 1st-week anime record; Durarara!!, Hetalia, Vesperia, Gintama in top 10

The Evangelion: 2.22 You Can (Not) Advance (Evangelion Shin Gekijōban: Ha) film sold 283,029 DVDs to top Ponyo's 200,000-copy record for first-week sales for an anime DVD release. All told, Evangelion: 2.22 earned 1.72 billion yen (about US$19 million) on DVD and 2.21 billion yen (about US$24 million) on Blu-ray Disc for a grand total of 3.93 billion yen (US$43 million) in its first week of sales.

The regular edition DVD for the live-action special-effects film Kamen Rider x Kamen Rider W & Decade Movie Taisen 2010 dropped from #3 to #29. In its second week, it sold 3,992 more copies for a total of 14,535. The collector's pack of the film also dropped from #2 to #30 in its second week. It added 3,892 more copies to its total of 17,897.

Rank Last Week Title Weekly Copies Total Copies Release Date Maker Cover
1 - Evangelion: 2.22 You Can (Not) Advance (Evangelion Shin Gekijōban: Ha) 283,029 283,029 May 26 King Records
3 - Durarara!! #4 (Complete Limited Pressing) 17,500 17,500 May 26 Aniplex
4 - Hetalia - Axis Powers Fan Disc 14,314 14,314 May 25 Frontier Works
7 - Tales of Vesperia ~The First Strike~ 11,363 11,363 May 28 Bandai Visual
8 - Gintama Season IV #8 (Complete Limited Pressing) 10,529 10,529 May 26 Aniplex
12 - Kimi ni Todoke Vol. 6 7,035 7,035 May 26 VAP
17 - Toaru Kagaku no Railgun Vol. 5 (Limited First Edition) 6,091 6,091 May 28 Geneon Universal Entertainment
18 - Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood #10 6,031 6,031 May 26 Aniplex
20 - Tales of Symphonia the Animation: Tethe'alla-hen Collectors' Edition Vol. 2 4,855 4,855 May 26 Frontier Works
22 - Sora no Otoshimono Limited Edition Vol. 6 4,608 4,608 May 28 Kadokawa Shoten
24 - Evangelion:1.11 You Are (Not) Alone 4,337 40,692 May 27 King Records
25 - Bleach Zanpakutō: The Alternate Tale Arc #1 (Complete Limited Pressing) 4,249 4,249 May 26 Aniplex
27 10 Up 4,223 4,223 April 21 Walt Disney Studio Home Entertainment
28 6 Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure 4,012 11,952 May 21 Walt Disney Studio Home Entertainment
- - Gurren Lagann Parallel Works 2 (Limited Complete Pressing) May 26 Aniplex
- - Omamori Himari Limited Edition Vol. 3 May 28 Kadokawa Shoten
- - Darker than Black: Ryūsei no Gemini #6 (Complete Limited Pressing) May 26 Aniplex
- - Baka and Test - Summon the Beasts Vol. 2 May 25 Media Factory
- - Queen's Blade: Gyokuza no Tsugumono Vol. 6 May 25 Media Factory
- - Hidamari Sketch × ☆☆☆ #3 (Complete Limited Pressing) May 26 Aniplex

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, May 31-June 6 (2010-06-08 22:24)
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