News Japanese Anime TV Ranking, August 4–10
posted on 2008-08-18 23:57 EDT
The live-action film adaptation of Osamu Tezuka's Dororo samurai manga was by far the highest rated anime- or manga-related showing of the week when it ran on August 4 at 21:00 with a 15.6 rating. The second live-action film based on Shuho Sato's Umizaru manga, Limit of Love, aired as the Saturday Premium showing on August 9 at 21:00 for a 13.8 rating. The first Naruto Shippūden film based on Masashi Kishimoto's manga ran on August 9 at 12:30 with a 2.3 rating; the Naruto Shippūden: Kizuna film opened in Japanese theaters on August 2. Mamoru Oshii's Mobile Police Patlabor 2 the Movie was broadcasted on August 6 at 2:14 a.m. for a 1.9 rating. The combined Kamen Rider Blade/Tokusou Sentai Dekaranger movie aired on August 8 at 3:30 a.m. with a 1.3 rating.
The live-action television version (pictured at right) of Yuma Ando and Masashi Asaki's Shibatora police manga earned a 11.7 rating with its 21:00 showing on August 5.
|Chibi Maruko-chan||Fuji TV||August 10 (Sun)||18:00||30 min.||9.8|
|Crayon Shin-chan||TV Asahi||August 8 (Fri)||19:30||24 min.||8.3|
|Doraemon||TV Asahi||August 8 (Fri)||19:00||30 min.||8.0|
|Detective Conan||NTV||August 4 (Mon)||19:30||30 min.||7.8|
|Pocket Monsters: Diamond & Pearl||TV Tokyo||August 7 (Thurs)||19:00||30 min.||6.2|
|GeGeGe no Kitaro||Fuji TV||August 10 (Sun)||09:00||30 min.||5.7|
|One Piece||Fuji TV||August 10 (Sun)||09:30||30 min.||5.6|
|Yatterman||NTV||August 4 (Mon)||19:00||30 min.||5.5|
|Keroro Gunsō (Sgt. Frog)||TV Tokyo||August 9 (Sat)||10:00||30 min.||5.4|
|Blue Dragon: Tenkai no Shichi Ryū||TV Tokyo||August 9 (Sat)||9:00||30 min.||4.7|
Source: Video Research (Kanto region)
follow-up of Japanese Anime TV Ranking, July 28–August 3