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Japan's Animation Blu-ray Disc Ranking, January 17-23

posted on by Egan Loo
K-ON!! at #1 with 27,000; Milky Holmes, Kamen Rider, Amagami SS land in top 10

The Oricon market survey firm reported that the seventh Blu-ray Disc volume of the K-ON!! television anime series sold 27,000 copies (rounded to the nearest thousand) to top Japan's overall Blu-ray Disc chart for the January 17-23 week. It is the third time that this series, the second television anime in the franchise, has ranked #1 on the weekly chart.

The Collector's Pack of the live-action special-effects film Kamen Rider W Forever A to Z Unmei no Gaia Memory debuted at #4, and the standard edition of the film debuted at #10.

Rank Last Week Title Release Date Maker Cover
1 - K-ON!! (2nd Season) #7 (Limited Edition) January 19 Pony Canyon
3 - Tantei Opera Milky Holmes #1 January 19 Pony Canyon
6 - Amagami SS #7 Ai Nanasaki Part I (Blu-ray Limited First Pressing) January 19 Pony Canyon
8 - Amagami SS #6 Sae Nakata Part II (Blu-ray Limited First Pressing) January 19 Pony Canyon
11 12 Mobile Suit Gundam 00 the Movie: A Wakening of the Trailblazer December 25 Bandai Visual
12 5 Mobile Suit Gundam 00 the Movie: A Wakening of the Trailblazer Complete Edition December 25 Bandai Visual
14 11 Mobile Suit Gundam UC #2 November 12 Bandai Visual
15 10 Toy Story 3 Blu-ray+DVD Set (Blu-ray Case) November 3 Walt Disney Japan
16 9 Laputa: Castle in the Sky December 22 Walt Disney Japan
20 15 The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya Limited Edition December 18 Kadokawa Pictures

[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: Japan's Animation TV Ranking, January 17-23 (2011-01-31 22:43)
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