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Top-Selling Blu-ray Discs in Japan: 2011

posted on by Egan Loo
AKB48, Gundam UC, Haruhi film, Gundam 00 film, Madoka Magica in top 15

The following chart covers sales from December 13, 2010 to December 11, 2011:

AKB48's AKB ga Ippai ~The Best Music Video~ collection sold 147,842 copies to rank at #2. The K-On!! Live Event ~Come with Me!! concert Blu-ray Disc landed at #26 with 37,203 copies.

Takashi Yamazaki's live-action film adaptation of the Space Battleship Yamato anime was right below at #27 with 37,201 copies.

The first film in Shinsuke Sato's live-action adaptation of Hiroya Oku's Gantz action manga placed #42 with 30,149, while the Gantz Perfect Answer sequel was one below with 28,879 copies.


Rank Title Copies in 2011 Release Date Maker Cover
3 Rapunzel DVD+Blu-ray Set 120,275 July 20 Walt Disney Studio Home Entertainment
4 Cars 2 DVD+Blu-ray Set 118,707 December 2 Walt Disney Studio Home Entertainment
5 Mobile Suit Gundam UC #3 113,202 April 7 Bandai Visual
7 The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya Limited Edition 101,704 December 18,
2010
Kadokawa Pictures
8 Mobile Suit Gundam UC #4 100,425 December 2,
2010
Bandai Visual
10 Mobile Suit Gundam 00 the Movie: A wakening of the Trailblazer 79,783 December 25 Bandai Visual
15 Puella Magi Madoka Magica #1 Limited Complete Pressing 68,547 April 27 Aniplex
16 Puella Magi Madoka Magica #2 (Limited Complete Pressing) 63,532 May 25 Aniplex
17 Puella Magi Madoka Magica #3 (Limited Complete Pressing) 59,387 June 22 Aniplex
18 Puella Magi Madoka Magica #4 (Limited Complete Pressing) 58,636 July 27 Aniplex
19 Puella Magi Madoka Magica #5 (Limited Complete Pressing) 57,780 August 24 Aniplex
20 Karigurashi no Arrietty (Arrietty the Borrower) 57,301 June 17 Walt Disney Studio Home Entertainment
21 Puella Magi Madoka Magica #6 (Limited Complete Pressing) 57,045 September 21 Aniplex
24 Toy Story 3 Blu-ray+DVD Set (Blu-ray Case) 39,900 November 3, 2010 Walt Disney Japan
25 Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Boku-tachi wa Mada Shiranai. #1 (Limited Complete Pressing) 37,338 June 29 Aniplex
29 K-On!! (2nd Season) #9 (Limited First Edition) 36,004 March 16 Pony Canyon
33 K-On!! (2nd Season) #6 (Limited First Edition) 33,233 December 15
2010
Pony Canyon
35 K-On!! (2nd Season) #8 (Limited First Edition) 32,492 February 16 Pony Canyon
36 K-On!! (2nd Season) #7 (Limited First Edition) 31,981 January 19 Pony Canyon
38 Laputa - Castle in the Sky 31,678 December 22, 2010 Walt Disney Japan
40 Tiger & Bunny #2 (Limited First Edition) 31,446 June 24 Bandai Visual
41 Tiger & Bunny #3 (Limited First Edition) 30,205 July 22 Bandai Visual
44 IS (Infinite Stratos) Vol. 1 28,505 March 30 Media Factory
45 Tiger & Bunny #4 (Limited First Edition) 28,492 August 26 Bandai Visual
46 Persona 4: The Animation #1 (Limited First Edition) 27,951 November 23 Aniplex
48 Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Boku-tachi wa Mada Shiranai. #2 (Limited Complete Pressing) 27,288 July 27 Aniplex
49 Kara no Kyoukai - the Garden of sinners Blu-ray Disc Box 26,907 February 2 Aniplex

Source: Oricon

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

Update: Infinite Stratos volume number corrected. Thanks, RyanSaotome.


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