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Japan's Animation Blu-ray Disc Ranking, November 22-28

posted on by Egan Loo
1st Nanoha film ranks #1 with 58,000 copies; Haruhi box sells 31,000

The limited first edition Blu-ray Disc of Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha The MOVIE 1st sold 58,000 copies to rank #1 on Oricon's overall Blu-ray Disc chart for the November 22-2 week. The DVD version ranked #2 on its respective chart with 22,758 copies. The film had taken in 380 million yen (about US$4.4 million) at the box office this year. The second film, Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha the Movie 2nd A's, will open in Japan in 2012.

The Mainichi Shimbun paper's Mantan Web site reports that the Blu-ray Complete Box of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya was #2 with 31,000 copies.

Rank Last Week Title Release Date Maker Cover
1 - Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha The MOVIE 1st (Limited First Edition) November 26 King
3 169 Angel Beats! #6 (Complete Limited Pressing) November 24 Aniplex
4 - Strike Witches 2 Vol. 3 (Limited First Pressing) November 24 Kadokawa
7 5 Toy Story 3 Blu-ray+DVD Set (Blu-ray Case) November 3 Walt Disney Japan
8 - Tamayura Volume I (Limited First Pressing) November 26 Shochiku Co. Ltd.
9 - Highschool of the Dead #3 November 24 Geneon Universal Entertainment
10 3 Mobile Suit Gundam UC #2 November 12 Bandai Visual
11 - Motto To Love-Ru -Trouble- Vol. 1 (Limited First Edition) November 24 Geneon Universal
12 - Hyakka Ryōran Samurai Girls Vol. I November 25 Media Factory
13 - Sekirei: Pure Engagement IV (Complete Limited Pressing) November 24 Aniplex
14 - Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood #16 (Complete Limited Pressing) November 24 Aniplex
15 - The Tatami Galaxy Vol. 4 (Limited First Pressing) November 26 TOHO
16 1 K-ON!! (2nd Season) #5 (Limited First Pressing) November 17 Pony Canyon
18 - Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Blu-ray Complete Box (Limited First Pressing) November 26 Kadokawa Shoten
20 - Queen's Blade Utsukushiki Tōshi-tachi IV November 25 Media Factory

[There are gaps in the chart above because non-animated Blu-ray Disc releases are not included. 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: 1st Nanoha Film Tops Blu-ray Chart for 2nd Week (2010-12-08 08:01)
follow-up of 1st Nanoha Film Tops Weekly BD Chart with 58,000 (Updated)
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