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Top-Selling Animation in Japan on Blu-ray Disc/DVD by Series: 2016

posted on 2016-12-28 01:55 EST

The first Mr. Osomatsu DVD volume (limited first pressing) not only topped the animation/special effects (tokusatsu) DVD volumes chart for 2016, but all eight volumes ranked #1 to #8. It has been 13 years since the last series that dominated the top #8 ranking spots of the year, Mobile Suit Gundam Seed. The same first Mr. Osomatsu DVD volume was #18 on the overall DVD chart with 66,275 copies sold.

In addition, the first Mr. Osomatsu DVD/Blu-ray Disc volume topped the combined animation/special effects (tokusatsu) DVD+Blu-ray Disc category with 114,548 copies sold. (The Blu-ray Disc version sold 48,273 copies to rank #29 on the overall Blu-ray Disc chart.)

The first two Love Live! Sunshine!! Blu-ray Disc volumes ranked #1 and #2 on the animation/special effects (tokusatsu) series Blu-ray Disc category with 83,074 and 60,166 copies, respectively. They ranked #10 and #21 on the overall Blu-ray Disc chart. Love Live! The School Idol Movie (special limited edition) sold 224,278 at #5 on the overall Blu-ray Disc chart.

This list covers sales surveyed from December 20, 2015 to December 11, 2016.

Rank Estimated Sales
in Period
Title
1 562,503 Mr. Osomatsu
2 305,095 Zootopia
3 237,883 Love Live! The School Idol Movie
4 230,516 Girls und Panzer der Film
5 175,581 Love Live! Sunshine!!
6 145,472 Owarimonogatari
7 136,518 Haikyu!! Second Season
8 134,059 Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin
9 121,481 Minions
10 113,564 Love Live!
11 98,964 Finding Dory
12 93,431 Girls und Panzer
13 89,387 Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans
14 86,866 Is the order a rabbit?
15 86,853 Boruto -Naruto the Movie-
16 81,368 One Piece
17 76,853 The [email protected] Cinderella Girls
18 76,243 Sofia the First
19 75,731 Detective Conan: The Darkest Nightmare
20 70,751 Eiga Yo-kai Watch: Enma Daioh to Itsutsu no Monogatari da Nyan!
21 68,791 Re:Zero
22 68,328 Despicable Me Series
23 67,302 The Boy and The Beast
24 64,136 Love Live! Series
25 63,133 One-Punch Man
26 62,204 Soreike! Anpanman
27 61,919 Gintama
28 58,802 KonoSuba – God’s blessing on this wonderful world!!
29 54,170 Macross Delta
30 53,959 JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable

Sources: Oricon , Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web


This article has a follow-up: Top-Selling Animation in Japan on Blu-ray Disc/DVD by Series: 2017 (First Half) (2017-06-23 18:20)
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