News Japanese Anime TV Ranking, December 15-21
posted on 2008-12-30 12:36 EST
The Mainichi Shimbun paper reports that the average rating of Nodame Cantabile: Paris, the anime sequel based on Tomoko Ninomiya manga, was 4.6%. That makes it the second highest rated anime to have ever run in Fuji TV's Noitamina late-night timeslot. It topped the first Nodame Cantabile anime series (4.4%) from 2006. Only Hakaba Kitarō, this year's anime based on Shigeru Mizuki's prototype for his Gegege no Kitarō horror manga, posted a higher average rating at 4.8%. The ninth episode of Nodame Cantabile: Paris was the highest rated single epsiode for any late-night anime at 6.6%; that tops Hakaba Kitarō's highest rated episode (#11's 5.8 on March 13).
The live-action television drama version of Ryō Ryūmon and Kōji Megumi's Bloody Monday suspense manga ended on December 20 at 19:56. It earned a 13.2 rating on its last outing and has been boosting the sales of the original manga throughout its entire run.
|Sazae-san||Fuji TV||December 21 (Sun)||18:30||30 min.||16.5|
|Chibi Maruko-chan||Fuji TV||December 21 (Sun)||18:00||30 min.||13.0|
|Crayon Shin-chan||TV Asahi||December 19 (Fri)||19:30||24 min.||10.3|
|Anime 7 (Detective Conan/Yatterman)||NTV||December 15 (Mon)||19:00||60 min.||9.6|
|Doraemon||TV Asahi||December 19 (Fri)||19:00||30 min.||8.8|
|GeGeGe no Kitaro||Fuji TV||December 21 (Sun)||09:00||30 min.||7.7|
|One Piece||Fuji TV||December 21 (Sun)||09:30||30 min.||7.0|
|Pocket Monsters: Diamond & Pearl||TV Tokyo||December 18 (Thurs)||19:00||30 min.||6.4|
|ATASHIn'CHI||TV Asahi||December 20 (Sat)||11:20||25 min.||5.7|
|Yes! Precure 5 GoGo!||TV Asahi||December 21 (Sun)||08:30||30 min.||5.7|
Source: Video Research (Kanto region)
follow-up of Japanese Anime TV Ranking, December 8-14