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Japan's Animation TV Ranking, September 7-13

posted on 2015-09-17 18:30 EDT by Karen Ressler
Final episode of live-action Death Note earns 14.1%

The final episode of the live-action Death Note drama series aired on NTV on Sunday, September 13 at 10:30 p.m. and earned a 14.1% rating. While the series finale did not match the 16.9% rating that the July 5 premiere garnered, it did regain viewers for the second highest rating of the entire series. Ratings of live-action television series dipped during the recent summer season across all Japanese stations.

The live-action Death Note series' ratings in the Kanto region were, from the first episode to the last:

Episode Rating
1 16.9%
2 12.3%
3 8.7%
4 10.6%
5 8.2%
6 10.2%
7 11.6%
8 11.4%
9 11.7%
10 11.4%
11 14.1%


Title Station Date Time Length Average
Household Rating
Sazae-san Fuji TV September 13 (Sun) 18:30 30 min. 13.8
Crayon Shin-chan TV Asahi September 11 (Fri) 19:30 24 min. 9.2
Doraemon TV Asahi September 11 (Fri) 19:00 30 min. 9.0
Chibi Maruko-chan Fuji TV September 13 (Sun) 18:00 30 min. 8.8
One Piece Fuji TV September 13 (Sun) 09:30 30 min. 8.1
Detective Conan NTV September 12 (Sat) 18:00 30 min. 7.8
Yo-kai Watch TV Tokyo September 11 (Fri) 18:30 28 min. 5.4
Dragon Ball Super Fuji TV September 13 (Sun) 09:00 30 min. 5.1
Ultimate Otaku Teacher NTV September 12 (Sat) 17:30 30 min. 3.9
Animated O-saru no George (Curious George) NHK-E September 12 (Sat) 08:35 25 min. 3.7

Sources: Video Research (Kanto region), Sports Nippon

[Video Research does not directly post more ratings than what is listed here. Any purportedly additional data comes from unverified, anonymous sources.]

Update: Ratings corrected.


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