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Japan's Animation DVD Ranking, August 15-21

posted on 2011-08-23 10:00 EDT
Ashita no Joe, AKB48, Arrietty, Berryz Kobo, Yamato, Totoro, Gantz in top 50

The Premium Edition for the live-action film adaptation of the Ashita no Joe sold 10,971 copies to debut at #1. The Standard Edition sold 4,369 copies at #11.

AKB48's Maji Suka Gakuen 2 DVD-Box moved 10,314 units at #2. AKB48's AKB ga Ippai ~The Best Music Video~ collection (pictured right) rose from #7 to #6 in its ninth week. It sold 5,595 more copies for a total of 347,702.

Berryz Kobo's Single Video Clips 5 collection debuted at #24 with 2,581 copies sold. Takashi Yamazaki's live-action film adaptation of the Space Battleship Yamato anime (pictured left) dropped from #18 to #26 in its ninth week. It sold 2,292 copies for a new total of 113,116.

The first film in Shinsuke Sato's live-action adaptation of Hiroya Oku's Gantz action manga dropped from #37 to #50 in its sixth week. It sold 1,103 more copies for a new total of 49,684. The DVD for the K-ON! Live Event ~Come with Me!!~ concert dropped from #40 to #98. It sold 714 more copies for a total of 7,584.


Rank Last Week Title Weekly Copies Total Copies Release Date Maker Cover
5 2 Cars (11.07) 6,328 44,011 July 6 Walt Disney Studio Home Entertainment
15 13 Karigurashi no Arrietty (Arrietty the Borrower) 3,375 247,539 June 17 Walt Disney Studio Home Entertainment
31 29 My Neighbor Totoro 2,027 1,091,850 September 28,
2001
Buena Vista
34 44 Kung Fu Panda Special Edition 1,835 7,527 June 26
2009
Kadokawa Entertainment
39 45 Cars Toons: Mater's Tall Tales 1,388 26,213 April 20 Walt Disney Studio Japan
48 34 Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue 1,118 6,270 August 3 Walt Disney Studio Home Entertainment
56 53 Toy Story 3 1,035 115,935 December 1, 2010 Walt Disney Studio Home Entertainment
57 69 Toy Story Special Edition 994 141,609 May 21, 2010 Walt Disney Studio Home Entertainment
68 59 Laputa: Castle in the Sky 908 734,010 October 4,
2002
Buena Vista
73 77 Monsters Inc. (07.06) 852 138,749 June 20,
2007
Buena Vista
76 - Toy Story 2 Special Edition 836 126,820 June 23, 2010 Walt Disney Studio Home Entertainment
83 54 One Piece Mugiwara Chase 808 9,307 July 20 Pony Canyon
84 9 Hakuōki Sekkaroku Vol. I (Limited First Edition) 803 17,694 August 5 Geneon Universal Entertainment
86 72 Kiki's Delivery Service 796 464,283 June 8,
2001
Buena Vista
89 86 Finding Nemo (07.06) 772 100,796 June 20,
2007
Buena Vista
- - Beauty and the Beast Special Edition 646 64,044 October 9, 2010 Walt Disney Studio Home Entertainment
- - Madagascar 2 Special Edition (10.03) 637 15,154 March 26 Paramount Japan
- 92 Precure All-Stars DX3 Mirai ni Todoke! Sekai o Tsunagu Niji-Iro no Hana (Special Edition) 636 11,603 July 20 Pony Canyon
- - Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind 577 643,338 November 19,
2003
Buena Vista
- 75 One Piece Log Collection "God" 566 27,326 July 22 Avex
- - Princess Mononoke 564 333,764 November 21,
2001
Buena Vista
- - Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (Special Edition, 10.06) 547 44,181 June 25 Fox
- - Hana-Saku Iroha #2 540 540 August 17 Pony Canyon
- - Spirited Away 538 2,364,002 July 19,
2002
Buena Vista
- - Ratatouille (11.07) 537 3,445 July 6 Walt Disney Studios
- - Manga Nihon Mukashi Banashi DVD-Box Part 1 517 22,596 April 1 Toho Video
- - Gekijō-ban Anime Nintama Rantaro Ninjutsu Gakuen Zenin Shutsudō! no Dan Special Edition 516 4,329 July 22 Amuse
- - Madagascar Special Edition 497 12,691 March 6 Paramount Japan
- 71 Manga Nihon Mukashi Banashi DVD-Box Part 3 473 5,277 August 2 Toho Video
- - C #1 460 460 August 19 Pony Canyon

Source: Oricon

[There are gaps in the chart above because non-animated DVD releases are not included. 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, August 22-28 (2011-08-30 15:00)
follow-up of Japan's Animation DVD Ranking, August 8-14
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