Nausicaä Sells 20,000 to Top Weekly BD Chart
posted on by Egan Loo
The marketing survey firm Oricon Communications reports that Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli's Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind Blu-ray Disc sold 20,000 copies to rank #1 on the Blu-ray sales chart for the July 12-18 week in Japan. The 1984 film is the first Ghibli work to rank #1 in weekly Blu-ray sales. It is also the first work from any studio to rank #1 in Japan on three of the major home video formats over the years: videocassette, DVD, and Blu-ray Disc. Walt Disney Japan released the film on the three formats in September 1997, November 2003, and July 2010, respectively.
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