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Japan's Animation DVD Ranking, October 18-24 (Part 1)

posted on by Egan Loo

The collector's box for Kamen Rider x Kamen Rider x Kamen Rider The Movie: Chō Den-O Trilogy debuted at #4 with 9,207 copies sold. The ninth volume of the live-action Kamen Rider W special-effects television series also debuted at #10 with 4,874 copies.

The second DVD-Box for 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, landed at #18 with 3,264 copies.

The special edition of Nodame Cantabile Saishū Gakushō Kōhen (Nodame Cantabile: The Final Movement Part II), the second of two live-action movies based on Tomoko Ninomiya's Nodame Cantabile romantic comedy manga, dropped from #1 to #19 with 3,241 copies sold. After three weeks, it has sold a total of 56,960. The standard edition fell from #8 to #28 with 2,393 more copies and a total of 18,799.

Rank Last Week Title Weekly Copies Total Copies Release Date Maker Cover
3 - Hakuōki Vol. IV 9,284 9,284 October 22 Geneon Universal
5 - Hetalia: World Series Vol. 3 (Limited First Edition) 8,446 8,446 October 22 Frontier Works
14 - K-ON!! #4 3,941 3,941 October 20 TBS
17 - Nurarihyon no Mago Vol. 2 3,320 3,320 October 22 Toho Video
20 6 Macross Frontier: Itsuwari no Utahime 3,220 29,775 October 7 Happinet
22 - Anime Winter Sonata Uncut Complete Edition DVD Box II 3,186 3,186 October 20 Avex
25 - Strike Witches 2 Limited Edition #2 2,593 2,593 October 22 Kadokawa
26 2 Beauty and the Beast Special Edition 2,474 25,127 October 9 Walt Disney Studio Home Entertainment

Source: Oricon, Mantan Web

[There are gaps in the chart above because non-animated DVD releases are not included. Oricon does not directly post more data for weekly sales than what is listed here. Any purportedly additional data comes from unverified, anonymous sources.]

This article has a follow-up: Japan's Animation DVD Ranking, October 18-24 (Part 2) (2010-10-26 23:24)
follow-up of Japan's Animation DVD Ranking, October 11-17 (Part 2)
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