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Japan's Animation Blu-ray Disc Ranking, July 26-August 1

posted on by Egan Loo
Bakemonogatari, K-ON!!, Railgun, new Summer Wars BD, Time of Eve debut in top 10

The marketing survey firm Oricon reports that the sixth and final Blu-ray Disc volume of the Bakemonogatari anime series sold 51,000 copies to rank #1 on the sales chart for the July 26-August 1 week. The much-delayed volume sets a television anime record for first-week sales; the previous record-holder was the fourth Bakemonogatari volume, which sold 48,000 copies. Altogether, the six volumes in the series have sold 325,000 copies.

Rank Last Week Title Release Date Maker Cover
1 - Bakemonogatari Vol. 6 Tsubasa Cat Part II (Complete Limited Pressing) July 28 Aniplex
3 - K-On!! (2nd Season) #1 (Limited First Pressing) July 30 Pony Canyon
4 - Toaru Kagaku no Railgun Vol. 7 (Limited First Edition) July 30 Geneon Universal Entertainment
6 - Summer Wars Standard Edition August 1 VAP
7 - Time of Eve Movie Edition (Limited First Pressing) with Box, Booklet July 28 Kadokawa Shoten
8 - Ladies versus Butlers! Vol. 5 (Limited First Edition) July 30 Geneon Universal
9 2 Angel Beats! #2 (Complete Limited Pressing) July 21 Aniplex
10 - Mayoi Neko Overrun Vol. 2 (Limited First Edition) July 30 Geneon Universal Entertainment
11 3 Space Battleship Yamato Resurrection July 23 Bandai Visual
12 22 Evangelion:2.22 You Can (Not) Advance (Evangelion Shin Gekijōban: Ha) May 26 King Records
13 17 Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind July 14 Studio Ghibli
18 9 Break Blade (Broken Blade) Part I July 23 Bandai Visual
20 31 Evangelion:1.11 You Are (Not) Alone (Evangelion Shin Gekijōban: Jo) May 27,
King Records

[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 unverified, anonymous sources.]

Source: Phile-web

This article has a follow-up: Japan's Animation Blu-ray Disc Ranking, August 2-8 (2010-08-12 23:11)
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