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50 Top-Selling Animation DVDs in Japan: 2012

posted on 2013-01-06 16:15 EST
2 Gundam UC DVDs, 2 Poppy Hill editions, Totoro, 2 K-ON! editions, 7 One Piece DVDs

This list covers sales surveyed from December 12, 2011 to December 9, 2012. The top 3 animation Blu-ray Discs releases (among the top 50 DVDs overall) were listed last month.

Rank Estimated
Discs Sold
Title Releaser Release Date
Artist
1 65,697 Mobile Suit Gundam UC 5 BVS 12/6/8
Animation
2 59,411 From Up On Poppy Hill WDS 12/6/20
Animation
3 59,126 My Neighbor Totoro BVH 01/9/28
Animation
4 56,681 Cars (11.07) WDS 11/7/6
Animation
5 51,389 Toy Story 3 (12.07) WDS 12/7/4
Animation
6 45,431 Cars 2 WDS 12/1/18
Animation
7 37,914 Toy Story Special Edition WDS 10/5/21
Animation
8 37,822 From Up On Poppy Hill Yokohama Special Edition WDS 12/6/20
Animation
9 34,905 Madagascar 2 Special Edition (11.11) PHE 11/11/25
Animation
10 33,503 K-ON! (film) (DVD Limited First Edition) TBS/Sakuragaoka Light Music Club 12/7/18
Animation
11 32,530 Toy Story 2 Special Edition WDS 10/6/23
Animation
12 29,229 Madagascar Special Edition (11.11) PHE 11/11/25
Animation
13 29,084 Monsters, Inc. (07.06) BVH 07/6/20
Animation
14 26,157 One Piece Log Collection "Water Seven" AVE 11/12/21
Animation
15 26,048 One Piece Log Collection "Nico/Robin" AVE 12/7/27
Animation
16 25,920 One Piece Log Collection "CP9" AVE 12/7/27
Animation
17 25,552 One Piece Log Collection "Foxy" AVE 11/12/21
Animation
18 24,981 One Piece Log Collection "Rocket Man" AVE 12/1/27
Animation
19 24,385 Finding Nemo (07.06) BVH 07/6/20
Animation
20 24,048 Shrek Forever (11.11) PHE 11/11/25
Animation
21 23,959 One Piece Log Collection "Franky" AVE 12/8/24
Animation
22 22,184 Kiki's Delivery Service BVH 01/6/8
Animation
23 22,177 The Prince of Tennis: Eikoku-shiki Teikyū-jō Kessen! (Deluxe Edition) The Prince of Tennis Project/BVS 12/3/23
Animation
24 22,041 One Piece Log Collection "Thriller Bark" AVE 12/8/24
Animation
25 21,799 Summer Wars Limited-Time Special Price Edition VAP 12/7/11
Animation
26 21,097 Usavich Season 4 PC 11/11/25
Animation
27 20,523 Kung-Fu Panda 2 PHE 12/6/22
Animation
28 20,514 K-ON! (film) (DVD Stanadard Edition) *Special Price TBS/Sakuragaoka Light Music Club 12/7/18
Animation
29 19,208 Pokémon the Movie: White - Victini and Zekrom/Pokémon the Movie: Black - Victini and Reshiram SGK 11/12/16
Animation
30 18,670 Naruto Shippūden: Blood Prison (Limited Complete Pressing) ANX 12/4/25
Animation
31 18,215 Uta no Prince-sama - Maji Love 1000% 6 K 12/2/22
Animation
32 17,880 Kung-Fu Panda Special Edition (11.11) PHE 11/11/25
Animation
33 17,102 Beauty and the Beast Special Edition WDS 10/10/9
Animation
34 15,865 Aladdin Special Edition (08.08) WDS 08/8/6
Animation
35 15,597 Laputa: Castle in the Sky BVH 02/10/4
Animation
36 14,372 How to Train Your Dragon Special Edition PHE 11/7/22
Animation
37 14,209 Kuroko's Basketball 4 BVS 12/10/26
Animation
38 14,049 Mobile Suit Gundam UC 4 BVS 11/12/2
Animation
39 13,501 Kuroko's Basketball 2 BVS 12/8/24
Animation
40 13,194 Tangled WDS 11/11/16
Animation
41 13,168 Kuroko's Basketball 1 BVS 12/7/27
Animation
42 13,049 The Penguins from Madagascar DVD Debut PHE 12/7/13
Animation
43 13,001 Puss in Boots PHE 12/7/20
Animation
44 12,225 Gintama' 11 (Limited Complete Pressing) ANX 12/5/23
Animation
45 12,061 Space Battleship Yamato 2199 1 BVS 12/5/25
Animation
46 11,956 Gintama' 07 (Limited Complete Pressing) ANX 12/1/25
Animation
47 11,839 Kuroko's Basketball 5 BVS 12/11/22
Animation
48 11,820 Kuroko's Basketball 3 BVS 12/9/21
Animation
49 11,580 Gintama' 09 (Limited Complete Pressing) ANX 12/3/21
Animation
50 11,535 Gintama' 13 (Limited Complete Pressing) ANX 12/7/25
Animation

Source: Oricon


This article has a follow-up: Japan's Animation DVD Ranking, December 31-January 6 (2013-01-08 04:20)
follow-up of Japan's Animation DVD Ranking, December 24-30

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