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Top-Selling DVDs in Japan: 2011 (First Half)

posted on 2011-06-22 17:00 EDT
Gintama film, Umizaru, Gundam UC, Ōoku, One Piece, Totoro, Haruhi film in top 100

The Standard Edition DVD of Umizaru: The Last Message, the third live-action film based on Shuho Sato's manga about the Japanese Coast Guard sold 67,879 copies to rank at #20. The premium edition landed at #88 with 27,044 copies.

The delxue edition DVD of the manga-based live-action Ōoku film sold 51,168 at #36.

The following chart covers sales from December 19, 2010 to June 12, 2011:


Rank Title Total Copies Release Date Maker Cover
11 Gintama: Shinyaku Benizakura-Hen (Complete Limited Pressing) 119,291 December 15, 2010 Aniplex
22 Mobile Suit Gundam UC #3 61,618 April 7 Bandai Visual
26 Toy Story 3 57,552 December 1, 2010 Walt Disney Studio Home Entertainment
29 Mobile Suit Gundam 00 the Movie: A Wakening of the Trailblazer 55,079 December 25, 2010 Bandai Visual
58 One Piece Log Collection "Chopper" 36,845 December 22 Avex
64 One Piece Log Collection "Arabasta" 33,717 January 28 Avex
66 One Piece Log Collection "Grand Line" 33,317 December 22 Avex
72 One Piece Log Collection "Vivi" 31,579 January 28 Avex
74 My Neighbor Totoro 31,115 September 28, 2001 Buena Vista
78 The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya Limited Edition 29,893 December 18 Kadokawa Shoten
83 Toy Story 2 Special Edition 27,717 June 23, 2010 Walt Disney Studio Home Entertainment
84 Toy Story Special Edition 27,576 May 21, 2010 Walt Disney Studio Home Entertainment
- Kara no Kyōkai - the Garden of sinners Final Chapter Kara no Kyoukai (Complete Limited Pressing) 23,941 February 2 Aniplex
- Pocket Monster Diamond & Pearl: Genei no Hasha Zoroark 23,241 December 17 Shogakukan
- Naruto Shippūden: The Lost Tower (Limited Complete Pressing) 22,803 April 27 Aniplex
- Despicable Me 22,797 March 2 Geneon Universal Entertainment
- Gintama: Shinyaku Benizakura-Hen (Standard Edition) 20,059 December 15 Aniplex
- Beauty and the Beast Special Edition 19,892 October 9, 2010 Walt Disney Studio Home Entertainment
- Manga Nihon Mukashi Banashi DVD-Box Part 1 18,819 April 1 Toho Video
- Shrek Forever 17,232 April 28 Paramount Home Entertainment
- Cars Toons: Mater's Tall Tales 17,080 April 20 Walt Disney Studio Japan
- Kiki's Delivery Service 16,832 June 8,
2001
Buena Vista
- Ginmaku Hetalia - Axis Powers Paint it, White [Shiroku Nure!] Premium Edition 16,306 January 26 Frontier Works
- Monsters Inc. (07.06) 14,913 June 20,
2007
Buena Vista
- Durarara!! #13 (Complete Limited Pressing) 14,851 February 23 Aniplex
- Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (Special Edition, 10.06) 14,386 June 25 Fox
- How to Train Your Dragon Bone Crusher's Legend Edition 14,332 December 17 Paramount Home Entertainment Japan
- Sengoku Basara Two Volume VII (All-New OVA) 14,100 April 6 Shochiku Home Video
- Laputa: Castle in the Sky 13,305 October 4,
2002
Buena Vista
- Durarara!! #11 (Complete Limited Pressing) 13,041 December 22 Aniplex

Source: Oricon

[There are gaps in the chart above because non-animated DVD releases are not included. Oricon does not directly post more sales data than what is listed here. Any purportedly additional data comes from unverified, anonymous sources.]


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