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Japan's Animation TV Ranking, August 2-8

posted on 2010-08-22 23:04 EDT
GeGeGe no Nyōbō, live-action Sazae-san, Hotaru no Hikari 2, Summer Wars, Precure, Naruto Shippūden movie 4

GeGeGe no Nyōbō (Spooky Wife), the live-action television drama adaptation of an autobiographical essay book by GeGeGe no Kitarō author Shigeru Mizuki's wife Nunoe Mura, ran on Wednesday, August 4 at 8:00 a.m. and earned a 21.3 rating.

The newest live-action adaptation of Machiko Hasegawa's Sazae-san family manga ran a second 144-minute summer vacation special on Sunday, August 8 at 6:30 p.m. The special included the Sazae-san anime and earned an 16.5% ranking as the #3 top-rated drama of the week. 33-year-old actress Alisa Mizuki starred as the title housewife.

The second live-action television series based on Satoru Hiura's Hotaru no Hikari women's romance manga aired on Wednesday, August 4 at 10:00 p.m. with a 15.3 rating.

Mamoru Hosoda's Summer Wars film had its television premiere on Friday, August 6 at 9:00 p.m. as the #1 film of the week. It garnered a 13.1 rating on NTV, similar to the 12.6 rating that Evangelion: 1.0 You Are [Not] Alone (Evangelion Shin Gekijōban: Jo) anime film garnered when it aired last summer. (Both films ran on NTV and featured Yoshiyuki Sadamoto as the character designer.)

Masahiko Murata's Naruto Shippūden: Hi no Ishi o Tsugumono, the third Naruto Shippūden film based on Masashi Kishimoto's manga, ran on Friday, August 6 at 1:30 p.m. with a 2.3 rating. The fourth film, Naruto Shippūden: The Lost Tower film opened in Japanese theaters on July 31.


Title Station Date Time Length Average
Household Rating
Chibi Maruko-chan Fuji TV August 8 (Sun) 18:00 30 min. 10.3
One Piece Fuji TV August 8 (Sun) 09:30 30 min. 10.2
Dragon Ball Kai Fuji TV August 8 (Sun) 09:00 30 min. 9.5
Summer Vacation Limited! Anime Festival Crayon Shin-chan TV Asahi August 6 (Fri) 19:30 24 min. 8.4
Summer Vacation Limited! Anime Festival Doraemon TV Asahi August 6 (Fri) 19:00 30 min. 6.9
Mainichi Kaa-san TV Tokyo August 4 (Wed) 19:00 26 min. 6.0
Inazuma Eleven TV Tokyo August 4 (Wed) 19:26 29 min. 6.0
Heartcatch Precure! TV Asahi August 8 (Sun) 08:30 30 min. 6.0
Detective Conan NTV August 7 (Sat) 18:00 30 min. 5.5
Pocket Monsters: Diamond & Pearl TV Tokyo August 5 (Thurs) 19:00 30 min. 5.3

Source: Video Research (Kanto region)

[Video Research does not directly post more ratings than what is listed here. Any purportedly additional data comes from unverified, anonymous sources.]


This article has a follow-up: Japan's Animation TV Ranking, August 9-15 (2010-08-28 23:57)
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