Japan's Animation TV Ranking, February 1-7 (Updated)
posted on by Egan Loo
The television premiere of Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli's Ponyo scored a 29.8% rating when it ran on February 5 at 9:00 p.m. That makes it the fifth highest rated Friday movie airing since 1989. Three of the four higher rated Friday movie airings, including the highest rated one, were Miyazaki/Ghibli works: Spirited Away (January 24, 2003 at 46.9%), Princess Mononoke (January 22, 1999 at 35.1%), and Howl's Moving Castle (July 21, 2006 at 32.9%).
The second Secret Society Eagle Talon film aired on February 5 at 3:25 a.m. and earned a 1.6 rating.
|Sazae-san||Fuji TV||February 7 (Sun)||18:30||30 min.||18.9|
|Chibi Maruko-chan||Fuji TV||February 7 (Sun)||18:00||30 min.||12.9|
|Detective Conan||NTV||February 6 (Sat)||18:00||30 min.||10.8|
|One Piece||Fuji TV||February 7 (Sun)||09:30||30 min.||10.7|
|Doraemon||TV Asahi||February 5 (Fri)||19:00||30 min.||10.5|
|Crayon Shin-chan||TV Asahi||February 5 (Fri)||19:30||24 min.||9.6|
|Dragon Ball Kai||Fuji TV||February 7 (Sun)||09:00||30 min.||8.6|
|Pocket Monsters: Diamond & Pearl||TV Tokyo||February 4 (Thurs)||19:00||30 min.||6.9|
|Kaidan Restaurant (Thriller Restaurant)||TV Asahi||February 2 (Tues)||19:30||24 min.||6.8|
|Heartcatch Precure! (premiere)||TV Asahi||February 7 (Sun)||08:30||30 min.||6.6|
[Video Research does not directly post more ratings than what is listed here. Any purportedly additional data comes from unverifiable, anonymous sources.]
Update: Heartcatch Precure! image updated. Thanks, Daichi09.
follow-up of Japan's Animation TV Ranking, January 25-31
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