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Tanteikingdomkey



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 23, 2012 7:09 am Reply with quote
OUCH! I knew Natsuyuki was going to sell poorly but really not even on the dvd chart and 300 copies of the blurays. that is horrendous. the show wasn't good, but it wasn't that awful, I mean there are a lot of shows I wish would get that but NY R is not even in the top 50.

everything on noitamina this last season bombed hard (moyashimon returns got under 1000 bluray sells as well).
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Mr. sickVisionz



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 23, 2012 7:55 am Reply with quote
I was going to say the same thing about Natsuyuki.
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walw6pK4Alo



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 23, 2012 8:45 am Reply with quote
A show like that was only going to sell if it handled the drama expertly and evenly. It didn't.
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Tanteikingdomkey



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 23, 2012 9:13 am Reply with quote
walw6pK4Alo wrote:
A show like that was only going to sell if it handled the drama expertly and evenly. It didn't.

this is beyond not selling though. this is fire the person who proposed this and the people who oked the budget for this show level bad.
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RyanSaotome



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 23, 2012 9:34 am Reply with quote
Natsuyuki shows why these types of shows aren't made often with these sales.

walw6pK4Alo wrote:
A show like that was only going to sell if it handled the drama expertly and evenly. It didn't.


And even then, it would be lucky to sell a few thousand. You'll never be able to compete with the top otaku anime no matter how good it is.
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 23, 2012 9:44 am Reply with quote
most women don't buy videos.
they do rent alot and buy knick-knacks like key chains and dolls.
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RyanSaotome



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 23, 2012 9:47 am Reply with quote
potatochobit wrote:
most women don't buy videos.
they do rent alot and buy knick-knacks like key chains and dolls.


Women do buy anime... its why we have stuff like Uta no Prince Sama, Kuroko no Basket and other fujoshi oriented anime topping the sales charts. They just don't buy Josei anime.


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 23, 2012 9:48 am Reply with quote
RyanSaotome wrote:
Natsuyuki shows why these types of shows aren't made often with these sales.
walw6pK4Alo wrote:
A show like that was only going to sell if it handled the drama expertly and evenly. It didn't.
And even then, it would be lucky to sell a few thousand. You'll never be able to compete with the top otaku anime no matter how good it is.
You're slow today. I expected your gloating around post 3.
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ryanvamp



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 23, 2012 10:36 am Reply with quote
Even if I watched it and thought it was clearly bad, I'm still surprised at Zetman's sales.

Now I wonder what will be the producer's thoughts about this:

*It failed big time cause it's a shonen-esque seinen. Not enough moe, little girls, etc.
*It failed because it was uninteresting, a narrative mess and very unfaithful to the source material.
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 23, 2012 10:43 am Reply with quote
it failed because it looked like devilman which is more of that nonsensical violence crap
akira sucks

however, anime needs to be free, yo
so I respect other people's rights to make the animes they like
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 23, 2012 10:44 am Reply with quote
ryanvamp wrote:
Even if I watched it and thought it was clearly bad, I'm still surprised at Zetman's sales.

Now I wonder what will be the producer's thoughts about this:

*It failed big time cause it's a shonen-esque seinen. Not enough moe, little girls, etc.
*It failed because it was uninteresting, a narrative mess and very unfaithful to the source material.


I'd be inclined to think its the former... these really violent shows like that always do bad. Sure, theres different levels of bad (like Mirai Nikki averaging 1.5k, Deadman Wonderland and Blood-C both selling under 1k, Another selling about 2k), but the fact is that really bloody and violent shows just don't sell in Japan. Quality may have to do with it not selling over 1k, but I feel that the ultra violence hurt it more than any quality could have overall.
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fireaxe



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 23, 2012 11:25 am Reply with quote
I'm very glad Humanity Has Declined is having decent numbers. Japan needs to produce more shows like this one. Very Happy
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Tanteikingdomkey



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 23, 2012 2:25 pm Reply with quote
RyanSaotome wrote:
ryanvamp wrote:
Even if I watched it and thought it was clearly bad, I'm still surprised at Zetman's sales.

Now I wonder what will be the producer's thoughts about this:

*It failed big time cause it's a shonen-esque seinen. Not enough moe, little girls, etc.
*It failed because it was uninteresting, a narrative mess and very unfaithful to the source material.


I'd be inclined to think its the former... these really violent shows like that always do bad. Sure, theres different levels of bad (like Mirai Nikki averaging 1.5k, Deadman Wonderland and Blood-C both selling under 1k, Another selling about 2k), but the fact is that really bloody and violent shows just don't sell in Japan. Quality may have to do with it not selling over 1k, but I feel that the ultra violence hurt it more than any quality could have overall.

then you have stuff like higurashi, elfin lied, berserk, gantz, blah blah
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dan9999



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 23, 2012 3:15 pm Reply with quote
Everyone here keeps forgetting not always is about the disc sales!

Noitamina has been primarily about TV RATINGS!

Thou lately they have had some success with disc sales as well and seem to be doing some series aimed at disc sales, Natsuyuki definitely was not one of them.

The series itself was unpleasant thou, so no wonder it sell bad anyway, was a hell of an annoying ride, most of us that watched it only wanted it to end.
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Chagen46



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 23, 2012 5:08 pm Reply with quote
>YuruYuri is at the top
>Humanity Has Declined isn't

Gott ist töt.
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