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Japan's Animation TV Ranking, April 12-18

posted on by Egan Loo
GeGeGe no Nyōbō, Kaibutsu-kun, Nodame, Conan film, Precure, Thriller Restaurant, 3 Musketeers

GeGeGe no Nyōbō (Spooky Wife), the live-action television drama adaptation of an autobiographical essay book by GeGeGe no Kitarō author Shigeru Mizuki's wife Nunoe Mura, continued rising in ratings on April 12 to 18.2.

The live-action television special based on Fujiko Fujio A's Kaibutsu-kun manga series premiered on April 17 with a 17.5 rating.

Nodame Cantabile Saishū Gakushō Zen-pen (Nodame Cantabile: The Final Score Part I), the first film in the two-part theatrical finale inspired by Tomoko Ninomiya's Nodame Cantabile musical romance manga, premiered on television on April 17, just four months after its theatrical opening. It garnered a 13.4 rating. Nodame Cantabile Saishū Gakushō Kō-hen (Nodame Cantabile: The Final Score Part II) also opened in Japanese theaters on April 17.

Detective Conan: The Raven Chaser, the 13th film based on Gosho Aoyama's shōnen manga, premiered on television on April 16 with a 12.8 rating. The movie opened in theaters last spring, and the next film, Detective Conan: The Lost Ship in The Sky, opened in theaters on April 17.

Title Station Date Time Length Average
Household Rating
Sazae-san Fuji TV April 18 (Sun) 18:30 30 min. 18.5
One Piece Fuji TV April 18 (Sun) 09:30 30 min. 12.9
Chibi Maruko-chan Fuji TV April 18 (Sun) 18:00 30 min. 11.1
Dragon Ball Kai Fuji TV April 18 (Sun) 09:00 30 min. 10.9
Crayon Shin-chan: Chō Jikū! Arashi o Yobu Ora no Hanayome Premiere Event Special: Ora Tanjō no Himitsu da zo TV Asahi April 16 (Fri) 19:00 54 min. 10.7
Detective Conan NTV April 17 (Sat) 18:00 30 min. 8.8
Heartcatch Precure! TV Asahi April 18 (Sun) 08:30 30 min. 7.8
Kaidan Restaurant (Thriller Restaurant) TV Asahi April 13 (Tues) 19:30 24 min. 5.4
Pocket Monsters: Diamond & Pearl TV Tokyo April 15 (Thurs) 19:00 30 min. 5.2
Shin Sanjūshi (The New Three Musketeers) NHK-G April 18 (Sat) 7:45 20 min. 5.1

[Video Research does not directly post more ratings than what is listed here. Any purportedly additional data comes from unverified, anonymous sources.]

Source: Video Research (Kanto region)

This article has a follow-up: Japan's Animation TV Ranking, April 19-25 (2010-05-09 21:19)
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