Ponyo Sells 9,000 BDs to Top Japan's Weekly Anime Chart
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Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli's Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea film sold 9,000 standard edition Blu-ray Discs to top Oricon's anime Blu-ray Disc chart for the week of December 7-13 in Japan. The Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea Blu-ray Disc Special Keepsake Edition (pictured at right) also debuted on the same chart at #2.
On Japan's overall Blu-ray chart for the week, the top release was Stephen Sommers and Paramount Pictures' G.I. Joe Special Collector's Edition, which sold 10,000 copies.
Source: Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web
Update: More background information added.
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