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Japan's Animation TV Ranking, August 16-22 (Updated)

posted on by Egan Loo
GeGeGe no Nyōbō, Hotaru no Hikari 2, 20th Century Boys, Kochikame, Precure, Shin Sanjūshi on top 10 charts

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 18 at 8:00 a.m. and earned a 21.0 rating.

The second live-action television series based on Satoru Hiura's Hotaru no Hikari women's romance manga aired on Wednesday, August 18 at 10:00 p.m. with a 15.3 rating.

The second film in Yukihiko Tsutsumi's live-action trilogy adaptation of Naoki Urasawa's 20th Century Boys manga aired on Friday, August 20 at 9:00 p.m. It garnered at 13.3 rating as the #2 film of the week.

Kochira Katsushika-ku Kamearikouen-mae Hashutsujo The Movie 2: UFO Shūrai! Tornado Daisakusen!!, the second animated film based on Osamu Akimoto's police comedy manga, aired on Thursday, August 19 at 2:00 a.m. with a 2.1 rating.

Title Station Date Time Length Average
Household Rating
Sazae-san Fuji TV August 22 (Sun) 18:30 30 min. 18.6
Chibi Maruko-chan Fuji TV August 22 (Sun) 18:00 30 min. 11.9
One Piece Fuji TV August 22 (Sun) 09:30 30 min. 10.8
Summer Vacation Limited! Anime Festival Crayon Shin-chan TV Asahi August 20 (Fri) 19:30 24 min. 10.0
Dragon Ball Kai Fuji TV August 22 (Sun) 09:00 30 min. 9.3
Summer Vacation Limited! Anime Festival Doraemon TV Asahi August 20 (Fri) 19:00 30 min. 8.7
Heartcatch Precure! TV Asahi August 22 (Sun) 08:30 30 min. 6.9
Detective Conan NTV August 21 (Sat) 18:00 30 min. 6.3
Pocket Monsters: Diamond & Pearl TV Tokyo August 19 (Thurs) 19:00 30 min. 5.8
Shin Sanjūshi (The New Three Musketeers) NHK-G August 22 (Sun) 7:45 20 min. 5.7

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.]

Update: Intro fixed. Thanks, Emma Iveli.

This article has a follow-up: Japan's Animation TV Ranking, August 23-29 (2010-09-06 19:35)
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