Oricon Raises Yuri!!! on Ice's 1st-Week Sales Figures From 35,589 to 50,878
posted on by Jennifer Sherman
The market survey firm Oricon updated its sales numbers on Friday for both the first Blu-ray Disc volume and the first DVD volume of the Yuri!!! on Ice television anime. Oricon now reports that the first Blu-ray Disc volume sold 35,453 copies in its first three days, while the first DVD volume sold 15,425 copies. Oricon's charts had previously stated that the Blu-ray Disc volume had sold 24,513, while the DVD volume had sold 11,076.
The combined reported home video sales increased from 35,589 to 50,878 copies. Instead of ranking #3 among animation DVDs for the week, the first Yuri!!! on Ice volume is now listed at #1. (The Blu-ray version remains at #1.) The anime's first volume shipped on December 30.
Both the Blu-ray Disc and DVD releases ranked #1 in the animation charts for December 26 to January 1. The Blu-ray Disc release ranked #2 on Oricon's general Blu-ray Disc chart, and the first DVD volume ranked #3 on the general DVD chart. Clip! SMAP! Complete Singles rank #1 on both the overall Blu-ray Disc and DVD charts in the week that the idol group disbanded.
The Yuri!!! on Ice soundtrack also ranked #4 on the weekly CD album chart for the week of December 26 to January 1, and had sold 56,878 physical copies as of January 1. The soundtrack had ranked #1 on Oricon's weekly digital album chart for the week of December 19-25, and ranked #3 on Oricon's weekly CD album chart for the same time period.
Thanks to phoenixalia and Chris B. for the news tip.