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Japan's Animation TV Ranking, November 9-15

posted on 2009-11-17 23:09 EST
Live-action Sazae-san scores 20.9%; Jin, Stitch!, Kaidan Restaurant rank

The newest live-action adaptation of Machiko Hasegawa's Sazae-san family manga premiered in a 144-minute drama special on November 15 at 6:30 p.m. It earned an unusually high 20.9% ranking as the #2 top-rated drama of the week. 32-year-old actress Alisa Mizuki starred as the title housewife. The special marked the 50th anniversary of Fuji TV and the 40th anniversary of Sazae-san's anime adaptation.

The television drama adaptation of Motoka Murakami's Jin manga also aired on November 15 at 9:00 p.m. as the #3 drama. It earned a 20.2 rating; it was the second straight week that its rating was above 20%.

Shin Oishinbo, the latest live-action adaptation based on Tetsu Kariya and Akira Hanasaki's culinary manga, spawned a Shin Oishinbo 3 -Yuzan Kaibara vs. Kyukyoku Shichinin no Samurai! drama special on November 14. The special garnered a 11.7% rating. TOKIO band member Masahiro Matsuoka starred as the food critic Shirō Yamaoka.

Screenwriter Kankuro Kudo's Maiko Haaaan!!! live-action comedy film aired on November 13 at 9:00 p.m. with a 12.2 rating.


Title Station Date Time Length Average
Household Rating
Chibi Maruko-chan Fuji TV November 15 (Sun) 18:00 30 min. 16.5
One Piece Fuji TV November 15 (Sun) 09:30 30 min. 11.9
Doraemon TV Asahi November 13 (Fri) 19:00 30 min. 11.4
Crayon Shin-chan TV Asahi November 13 (Fri) 19:30 24 min. 11.0
Detective Conan NTV November 14 (Sat) 18:00 30 min. 10.9
Dragon Ball Kai Fuji TV November 15 (Sun) 09:00 30 min. 10.8
Pocket Monsters: Diamond & Pearl TV Tokyo November 12 (Thurs) 19:00 58 min. 7.5
Stitch!: Itazura Alien no Daibōken TV Tokyo November 10 (Tues) 19:00 30 min. 7.1
Kaidan Restaurant (Thriller Restaurant) TV Asahi November 10 (Tues) 19:30 24 min. 6.6
Fresh Precure! TV Asahi November 15 (Sun) 08:30 30 min. 6.2

Source: Video Research (Kanto region), Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web


This article has a follow-up: Japan's Animation TV Ranking, November 16-22 (2009-11-30 14:55)
follow-up of Japan's Animation TV Ranking, November 2-8

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