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Japan's Animation DVD Ranking, February 8-14

posted on by Egan Loo
Hatsune Miku, Berryz Koubou, Seitokai no Ichizon debut in top 20; Ponyo at #23

The first two video clip collections for the virtual idol singer Hatsune Miku shipped on February 10 and landed at #6 and #7 on Oricon's weekly DVD sales charts for Japan. They sold 9,059 and 8,978 copies respectively. The Hatsune Miku DVD ~memories~ and Hatsune Miku DVD ~impacts~ discs assembled 26 music videos created by supercell and other musical acts that have used Hatsune Miku's synthesized voice from YAMAHA Corporation's Vocaloid 2 software engine. The limited first pressings of the DVDs included a code for bonus footage of Hatsune Miku's holographic "appearance" at last August's Miku Fes'09 (Natsu) concert.

The Berryz Koubou Concert Tour 2009 Aki ~Medachitai–!!~ DVD debuted at #11.

Rank Last Week Title Weekly Copies Total Copies Release Date Maker Cover
17 - Seitokai no Ichizon Vol. 3 Limited Edition 4,304 4,304 February 12 Happinet
23 26 Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea 3,198 866,333 July 3 Walt Disney Studio Home Entertainment
- - My Neighbor Totoro September 28,
Buena Vista
- - Isshoni Sleeping: Sleeping with Hinako February 11 Primastea
- - Kanamemo Go [5] (Limited First Edition) February 10 King Records
- - Asura Cryin' 2 #2 (Limited First Edition) February 10 King Records
- 30 Gekijō-ban: Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann: Ragan-hen (Limited Complete Pressing) January 27 Aniplex
- - Bolt December 16 Walt Disney Studio Home Entertainment
- 12 Saki #8 February 3 Pony Canyon
- 19 GA: Geijutsuka Art Design Class #4 (Limited First Edition) February 5 avex entertainment
- - Natsu no Arashi! Akinai-chū #02 (Special Edition) February 10 King Records
- - Emotion the Best Final Yamato November 25 Bandai Visual
- - Kiki's Delivery Service June 8,
Buena Vista
- - Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind November 19,
Buena Vista
- - Kiddy Girl-AND Vol. 2 Limited Edition February 12 Kadokawa Shoten
- - Emotion the Best Farewell Space Battleship Yamato November 25 Bandai Visual
- - The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya #5.714285 (Vol. 6) Limited Edition January 29 Kadokawa Shoten
- - Laputa - Castle in the Sky October 4,
Buena Vista
- - Princess Mononoke November 21,
Buena Vista
- - Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya #4 Bamboo Leaf Rhapsody Vol. 1 Limited Edition August 28 Kadokawa Shoten

Source: Oricon

[Oricon does not directly post more data for weekly sales than what is listed here. Any purportedly additional data comes from unverifiable, anonymous sources.]

Update: Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind's image updated. Thanks, GordanHam.

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