Japan's Animation TV Ranking, August 2-8
posted on by Egan Loo
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, ran on Wednesday, August 4 at 8:00 a.m. and earned a 21.3 rating.
The newest live-action adaptation of Machiko Hasegawa's Sazae-san family manga ran a second 144-minute summer vacation special on Sunday, August 8 at 6:30 p.m. The special included the Sazae-san anime and earned an 16.5% ranking as the #3 top-rated drama of the week. 33-year-old actress Alisa Mizuki starred as the title housewife.
The second live-action television series based on Satoru Hiura's Hotaru no Hikari women's romance manga aired on Wednesday, August 4 at 10:00 p.m. with a 15.3 rating.
Mamoru Hosoda's Summer Wars film had its television premiere on Friday, August 6 at 9:00 p.m. as the #1 film of the week. It garnered a 13.1 rating on NTV, similar to the 12.6 rating that Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone (Evangelion Shin Gekijōban: Jo) anime film garnered when it aired last summer. (Both films ran on NTV and featured Yoshiyuki Sadamoto as the character designer.)
Masahiko Murata's Naruto Shippūden: Hi no Ishi o Tsugumono, the third Naruto Shippūden film based on Masashi Kishimoto's manga, ran on Friday, August 6 at 1:30 p.m. with a 2.3 rating. The fourth film, Naruto Shippūden: The Lost Tower film opened in Japanese theaters on July 31.
|Chibi Maruko-chan||Fuji TV||August 8 (Sun)||18:00||30 min.||10.3|
|One Piece||Fuji TV||August 8 (Sun)||09:30||30 min.||10.2|
|Dragon Ball Kai||Fuji TV||August 8 (Sun)||09:00||30 min.||9.5|
|Summer Vacation Limited! Anime Festival Crayon Shin-chan||TV Asahi||August 6 (Fri)||19:30||24 min.||8.4|
|Summer Vacation Limited! Anime Festival Doraemon||TV Asahi||August 6 (Fri)||19:00||30 min.||6.9|
|Mainichi Kaasan||TV Tokyo||August 4 (Wed)||19:00||26 min.||6.0|
|Inazuma Eleven||TV Tokyo||August 4 (Wed)||19:26||29 min.||6.0|
|Heartcatch Precure!||TV Asahi||August 8 (Sun)||08:30||30 min.||6.0|
|Detective Conan||NTV||August 7 (Sat)||18:00||30 min.||5.5|
|Pocket Monsters: Diamond & Pearl||TV Tokyo||August 5 (Thurs)||19:00||30 min.||5.3|
Source: Video Research (Kanto region)
[Video Research does not directly post more ratings than what is listed here. Any purportedly additional data comes from unverified, anonymous sources.]
follow-up of Japan's Animation TV Ranking, July 26-August 1