Top-Selling DVDs in Japan: 2011
posted on by Egan Loo
The following chart covers sales from December 13, 2010 to December 11, 2011:
AKB48's AKB ga Ippai ~The Best Music Video~ collection sold 380,028 copies to rank at #3.
Takashi Yamazaki's live-action film adaptation of the Space Battleship Yamato anime (pictured right) was #16 with 123,071 copies.
The Standard Edition DVD of Umizaru: The Last Message, the third live-action film based on Shuho Sato's manga about the Japanese Coast Guard ranked at #36 with 74,083 copies.
|Rank||Title||Copies in 2011||Release Date||Maker||Cover|
|6||Karigurashi no Arrietty (Arrietty the Borrower)||264,074||June 17||Walt Disney Studio Home Entertainment|
|18||Gintama: Shinyaku Benizakura-Hen (Complete Limited Pressing)||119,291||December 15, 2010||Aniplex|
|34||Cars (11.07)||76,924||July 6||Walt Disney Studio Home Entertainment|
|37||Toy Story 3||72,285||December 1, 2010||Walt Disney Studio Home Entertainment|
|43||My Neighbor Totoro||65,717||September 28, |
|47||Mobile Suit Gundam UC #3||63,109||April 7||Bandai Visual|
[There are gaps in the chart above because non-animated DVD 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.]
follow-up of Japan's Animation DVD Ranking, November 28-December 4