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01-24-12, 12:12 AM

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Here are the weekly DVD and CD sales rankings for January 16th - 22nd.

DVD
*1, 1,394 *,**1,394 Futari wa Precure Max Heart DVD Box vol.2 Limited Edition
*2, *,969 *,*36,704 Usavich IV
*3, *,930 *,***,930 Cardfight!! Vanguard vol.6
*4, *,912 *,***,912 Yuru Yurivol.5
*5, *,837 1,120,516 My Neighbor Totoro
*6, *,695 *,*61,819 Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn vol.4
*7, *,623 *,***,623 Maji de Watashi ni Koi Shinasai! vol.3
*8, *,613 *,***,613 Chihayafuru vol.2
*9, *,592 *,*17,497 Pokemon Best Wishes! the Movie: Victini to Kuroki & Shiroki Eiyuu Reshiram
10, *,586 *,**2,783 Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai vol.1
11, *,426 *,***,426 Hanasaku Iroha vol.7
12, *,363 *,***,363 Ai no Kusabi (2012)
13, *,347 *,*25,363 One Piece Log Collection "Water Seven"
14, *,332 *,***,332 Saiyuki Gaiden vol.3 Standard Edition
15, *,327 *,*24,833 One Piece Log Collection "Foxy"

Blu-ray
*1, 6,427 *6,427 Hanasaku Iroha vol.7
*2, 5,800 *5,800 Yuru Yuri vol.5
*3, 3,411 *3,411 Shinryaku!? Ika Musume vol.2
*4, 2,587 *2,587 Maji de Watashi ni Koi Shinasai! vol.3
*5, 2,509 22,673 Kyoukai Senjou no Horizon vol.1 Limited Edition
*6, 1,996 *1,996 Ben-To vol.2
*7, 1,720 *1,720 Chihayafuru vol.2
*8, 1,437 *9,201 Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai

Single CD
*8, 10,214 61,231 Senki Zesshou Symphogear "Synchrogazer"
11, *9,009 *9,009 Papa no Iukoto wo Kikinasai! "Coloring"
13, *5,809 *5,809 Kill Me Baby "Kill me no Baby!" & "Futari no Kimochi no Honto no Himitsu"
14, *3,798 15,996 Hunter x Hunter (2011) "Just Awake"
48, *1,521 75,020 K-On! (Movie) "Singing!"
49, *1,515 *1,515 Naruto: Shippuuden "Good Bye, Good Luck"

Album CD
*4, 28,902 28,902 K-On! (Movie) Hokago Teatime in Movie
*5, 26,480 26,480 Hatsune Miku Vocalodream
24, *3,659 *3,659 Hatsune Miku OSTER-san no Best
41, *2,256 46,891 Bakemonogatari Songs & Soundtracks

Source: Oricon Youtaiju
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01-24-12, 12:13 AM

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Temporal Blu-ray + DVD Sales Rankings in Autumn 2011 (first volumes)
*1, 41,369 Persona 4 The Animation
*2, 22,673 Kyoukai Senjou no Horizon
*3, 18,674 Working'!!
*4, 11,984 Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai
*5, *4,524 Sekaiichi Hatsukoi 2
*6, *4,077 Tamayura: Hitotose (Blu-ray data only, DVD *,920 ~1,131)
*7, *3,421 Maji de Watashi ni Koi Shinasai!
*8, *3,379 Shinryaku!? Ika Musume
*9, *3,199 Maken-Ki! (Blu-ray data only, DVD *,920 ~1,131)
10, *2,828 Shakugan no Shana III (Blu-ray data only, DVD 1,131~1,273)
11, *2,336 Mirai Nikki
12, *2,333 Chihayafuru (vol.2)
13, *2,101 Ben-To
14, *2,038
15, *1,853 Kimi to Boku.

Not released yet
Guilty Crown (Jan 25)
Mashiroiro Symphony: The Color of Lovers (Jan 25)
Last Exile: Ginyoku no Fam (Jan 25)
Hunter x Hunter (Jan 25)
UN-GO (Jan 27)
Phi Brain: Kami no Puzzle (Jan 27)
gdgd Fairies (Jan 27)
Morita-san wa Mukuchi 2 (Jan 27)
Mobile Suit Gundam AGE (Feb 10)
Fate/Zero (Mar 7)
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01-24-12, 12:13 AM

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Always pleased to see Totoro.
 
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01-24-12, 12:31 AM

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What's with those low sales numbers of DVDs? Bad week in Japan?

 
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01-24-12, 12:54 AM

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Good to see Chihayafuru sales going up :D
 
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01-24-12, 1:01 AM

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I want to know who the person who bought the one copy of the K-On! album CD before this week was...
Best selling Light Novel volumes of 2014/all time*.
*that there is data for

There is no such thing as shit taste. Only idiots who think everyone should have the same taste as they do.
 
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01-24-12, 1:02 AM

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Not bad. Next week we'll see last of the autumn titles(except of Fate/Zero and Gundam Age)
 
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01-24-12, 1:18 AM

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So finally Horizon #1 breached the 20k barrier

nice, hope they will announce season 3 soon LOL

Miharu-Kun said:
Good to see Chihayafuru sales going up :D


2000? depends on the production cost, the result might vary but normally that's not good at all...

but well it's kinda sad that Chihayafuru is quite low compared to other titles

well I think it will do better than Age though LOL
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01-24-12, 1:47 AM

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Dammit Ben-To, dammit.
And whoa aren't Shana sales supposed to be higher than that?
 
01-24-12, 1:49 AM

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articuzwolf said:
So finally Horizon #1 breached the 20k barrier

nice, hope they will announce season 3 soon LOL

Miharu-Kun said:
Good to see Chihayafuru sales going up :D


2000? depends on the production cost, the result might vary but normally that's not good at all...

but well it's kinda sad that Chihayafuru is quite low compared to other titles

well I think it will do better than Age though LOL



Phi-Brain has twice lower pre-orders. And the thing that vol. 1 had ~1k sales so it's really going up even if it doesn't mean much.
 
01-24-12, 1:55 AM

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Lol Ai no Kusabi~
 
01-24-12, 2:16 AM

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Nachtwandler_21 said:
articuzwolf said:
So finally Horizon #1 breached the 20k barrier

nice, hope they will announce season 3 soon LOL

Miharu-Kun said:
Good to see Chihayafuru sales going up :D


2000? depends on the production cost, the result might vary but normally that's not good at all...

but well it's kinda sad that Chihayafuru is quite low compared to other titles

well I think it will do better than Age though LOL



Phi-Brain has twice lower pre-orders. And the thing that vol. 1 had ~1k sales so it's really going up even if it doesn't mean much.


phi-brain was produced by Sunrise so low sales might not hurt them that bad (they even announced 2nd Season for it) since they have another money machines like Gundam UC, Tiger & Bunny and the newest is Horizon

But Chihayafuru was produced by Madhouse (Haven't seen them doing well in term of sales lately) so idk, bankruptcy soon? =(
 
01-24-12, 4:22 AM

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Cover350 said:
What's with those low sales numbers of DVDs? Bad week in Japan?

Not too unusual for this week. Next week more stuff comes out and it'll be higher.

articuzwolf said:
So finally Horizon #1 breached the 20k barrier

Did it two weeks ago actually, barely. This is the restock taking effect.

articuzwolf said:
Miharu-Kun said:
Good to see Chihayafuru sales going up :D

2000? depends on the production cost, the result might vary but normally that's not good at all...

Yeah, there's no way 2.3k is making a profit. Chihayafuru is too nicely animated for that to be possible. However, as long as it is moving a lot more of the manga, that's all that matters, and thus anime pays for itself that way. I can almost guarantee you nobody bankrolling the Chihayafuru anime ever bet on getting significant anime disc sales.

Exkalamity said:
And whoa aren't Shana sales supposed to be higher than that?

I wish. They waited too long, and Shana is already mostly dead as a franchise. Despite the third season just being mindblowingly good, way better than the first two (which were also good).

Nachtwandler_21 said:
Phi-Brain has twice lower pre-orders. And the thing that vol. 1 had ~1k sales so it's really going up even if it doesn't mean much.

Sales don't matter for Phi Brain either (apparently...). Also, it's not really accurate to say v1 has 1k. What v1 had was about 900 DVDs, and an unknown number of BDs (2037 or less that week). So it's not that v1 only sold ~900, it's that we don't have the data. There's little doubt that v1 sold at least a few hundred more than v2 though. We know DVDs sold more for v1 so one can assume BDs dropped somewhat as well.
Anime sales website at http://www.someanithing.com/
 
01-24-12, 4:43 AM

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jmal said:


Exkalamity said:
And whoa aren't Shana sales supposed to be higher than that?

I wish. They waited too long, and Shana is already mostly dead as a franchise. Despite the third season just being mindblowingly good, way better than the first two (which were also good).

Dunno, imo the third season is just a nonsensical crap all the way. Can't say I loved the first two much, but they were at least of above average-to-good quality. But this one is just like, fight-fight-fight with incoherent story and almost no meaningful character interaction and development. But maybe it feels this way because it's been a long time since the previous season indeed. :/
 
01-24-12, 5:04 AM

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dtshyk, you missed Haganai v1 BD ranking again, or maybe it wasn't in the source you get since it's outside the top 10: http://jbbs.livedoor.jp/bbs/read.cgi/anime/9034/1327326843/3475

--(*19) *1,437 **9,201 *2 僕は友達が少ない 第1巻

Haganai v1 total is currently 11,984.

seishi-sama said:
Dunno, imo the third season is just a nonsensical crap all the way.... But this one is just like, fight-fight-fight with incoherent story and almost no meaningful character interaction and development.

I question if we're even watching the same show, because I find every one of these points to be utterly the opposite of what I'm seeing.
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01-24-12, 5:04 AM

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Nice to see Pretty cure max heart. :3. But Pokemon victini move was so boring...
 
01-24-12, 5:06 AM

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Few surprises didn't expect shana sales to be that low but it has been 3 years since the second season could be expected. Ben-to, Kimi to Boku, and Chihayafuru aren't doing well as I thought they should be as well as Mirai Nikki especially.

Looks like one can expect a second season of Haganai on the way with these sales? :D~?
 
01-24-12, 5:07 AM

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At least Chihayafuru is IN the list this time.
 
01-24-12, 5:31 AM

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Unicorn is still in the top 6 for DVD, but is gone completely from blu-ray. I could've sworn it was ranked number 3 last time this was done lol.
 
01-24-12, 5:45 AM

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jmal said:
dtshyk, you missed Haganai v1 BD ranking again, or maybe it wasn't in the source you get since it's outside the top 10: http://jbbs.livedoor.jp/bbs/read.cgi/anime/9034/1327326843/3475

--(*19) *1,437 **9,201 *2 僕は友達が少ない 第1巻

Oh, I forgot to check general BD top 20. Thanks.
 
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