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Top-Selling Animation Blu-ray Discs in Japan: 2010 (Part 1, Updated)

posted on by Egan Loo
2nd year with Eva on top; Gundam, One Piece, Summer Wars, Nanoha, Bakemonogatari, Fate/stay night, K-ON!, Tales of Vesperia also rank

Update: The Gekijō-ban Macross Frontier: Itsuwari no Utahime Hybrid Pack sold 152,000 copies in just its first week of sales. However, since Bandai Namco Games sold the film/game hybrid disc through game retail channels instead of the traditional Blu-ray Disc retail channels, it did not appear in Oricon's Blu-ray Disc rankings charts. If it did, it would have been at least #4.

For a second year in a row, an Evangelion film topped the annual chart of Blu-ray Disc sales in Japan.

The following chart covers Blu-ray Disc sales in Japan from December 20, 2009 to December 12, 2010.

Rank Title Total Copies Release Date Maker Cover
1 Evangelion: 2.22 You Can (Not) Advance (Evangelion Shin Gekijōban: Ha) 449,675 May 26 King Records
4 Toy Story 3 DVD+Blu-ray Set 151,832 November 3 Walt Disney Japan
5 Mobile Suit Gundam UC #1 105,742 March 12 Bandai Visual
6 Toy Story 3 Blu-ray+DVD Set (Blu-ray Case) 101,113 November 3 Walt Disney Japan
7 Mobile Suit Gundam UC #2 98,994 November 12 Bandai Visual
10 One Piece Film Strong World Blu-ray 10th Anniversary Limited Edition (Limited Complete First Pressing) 83,082 August 27 Pony Canyon
11 Summer Wars Standard Edition 79,390 August 1 VAP
14 Evangelion: 1.11 You Are (Not) Alone (Evangelion Shin Gekijōban: Jo) 68,599 May 27,
King Records
15 Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha The MOVIE 1st (Limited First Edition) 67,286 November 26 King
18 Bakemonogatari Vol. 4 Nadeko Snake (Complete Limited Pressing) 57,909 January 27 Aniplex
20 Bakemonogatari Vol. 6 Tsubasa Cat Part II (Complete Limited Pressing) 55,978 July 28 Aniplex
22 Bakemonogatari Vol. 5 Tsubasa Cat Part I (Complete Limited Pressing) 53,844 February 24 Aniplex
23 Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works (First Limited Edition) 52,217 September 30 Geneon Universal
26 K-ON!! (2nd Season) #1 (Limited First Pressing) 38,452 July 30 TBS/Sakuragaoka High School Light Music Club
27 K-On! #7 (Limited First Pressing) 37,440 January 20 TBS/Sakuragaoka High School Light Music Club
28 Up (Blu-ray+DVD) 37,166 April 21 Walt Disney Studio Home Entertainment
29 Tales of Vesperia ~The First Strike~ 36,059 May 28 Bandai Visual
30 K-ON!! (2nd Season) #2 (Limited First Pressing) 35,476 August 18 TBS/Sakuragaoka High School Light Music Club

[There are gaps in the chart above because non-animated Blu-ray Disc releases are not included.]

Source: Oricon

This article has a follow-up: Top-Selling Animation Music Blu-ray Discs in Japan: 2010 (2010-12-22 17:44)
follow-up of Japan's Animation Blu-ray Disc Ranking, December 6-12
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