Top-Selling Animation DVDs in Japan: 2010
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Rookies ~Sotsugyō- (Rookies: Graduation), the live-action feature film finale to the television series based on Masanori Morita's Rookies manga, landed at #41 with 80,648 copies sold. Another live-action manga-based film, Gokusen the Movie, sold 73,761 copies to rank at #50. The #1 DVD in Japan of 2010 was Michael Jackson's This Is It Deluxe Collector's Edition with 802,656 copies sold.
The following chart covers DVD sales from December 14, 2009 to December 12, 2010. It does not cover Blu-ray Disc sales.
Top DVD Sales in Japan, 2010
|Rank||Title||Total Copies||Release Date||Maker||Cover|
|3||Evangelion: 2.22 You Can (Not) Advance (Evangelion Shin Gekijōban: Ha)||373,820||May 26||King Records|
|12||One Piece Film Strong World DVD 10th Anniversary Limited Edition||168,555||August 27||Pony Canyon|
|16||Up||162,050||April 21||Walt Disney Studio Home Entertainment|
|24||Summer Wars||127,832||March 3||VAP|
|28||Toy Story Special Edition||107,672||May 21||Walt Disney Studio Home Entertainment|
|32||Toy Story 2 Special Edition||93,859||June 23||Walt Disney Studio Home Entertainment|
|40||One Piece Film Strong World||81,380||August 27||Pony Canyon|
|42||My Neighbor Totoro||79,384||September 28, 2001||Buena Vista|
follow-up of Japan's Animation DVD Ranking, December 6-12
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