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Japan's Animation Blu-ray Disc Ranking, January 18-24

posted on by Egan Loo
K-ON! 7 sells 31,000 at #1; Gokusen, Kamen Rider, Queen's Blade, Hayate also debut

The seventh and final Blu-ray Disc volume of the K-ON! television anime series sold 31,000 copies in its first week to debut at #1 on SoundScan Japan and Oricon's Blu-ray Disc charts for the week of January 18-24. It is the second K-ON! volume to sell over 30,000 Blu-ray Discs. (The first volume sold 33,000 copies in July.) The seventh Blu-ray/DVD volume of the anime contains an extra episode that was not broadcasted during the anime's original television run.

Gokusen the Movie, Tōya Satō's live-action theatrical film based on Kozueko Morimoto's Gokusen school comedy manga, debuted at #3. The collector's pack for the live-action special-effects film Kamen Rider Decade: All Rider Tai Dai-Shocker was #5, and the regular edition of the film was #20.

Rank Last Week Title Release Date Maker Cover
1 - K-ON! #7 (Limited First Pressing) January 20 Pony Canyon
6 - Queen's Blade: Gyokuza no Tsugumono Vol. 6 January 22 Media Factory
8 - Hayate the Combat Butler 2nd Season #06 (Limited First Edition) January 22 Geneon Universal
9 - Nyan Koi! #1 (Limited First Edition) January 20 Pony Canyon
10 - The Sacred Blacksmith~ Vol. 2 January 22 Media Factory
11 - Fate/stay night TV reproduction I (Limited First Edition) January 22 Geneon Universal
12 - Fate/stay night TV reproduction II (Limited First Edition) January 22 Geneon Universal
13 - Tears to Tiara #8 January 20 Pony Canyon
16 - One Piece: Episode of Chopper + Fuyu ni Saku, Kiseki no Sakura January 21 Toei
19 24 K-ON! #6 (Limited First Pressing) December 16 Pony Canyon

[SoundScan Japan's methods of surveying home video sales are different from those of the competing firm Oricon, which often lead to differing results between the two. Neither firm directly posts more data for weekly sales than what is listed here. Any purportedly additional data comes from unverifiable, anonymous sources.]

Source: Phile-web

This article has a follow-up: Japan's Animation Blu-ray Disc Ranking, January 25-31 (2010-02-04 16:42)
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