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Japan's Weekly Blu-ray & CD Rankings for Aug 11 - 17

Here are the weekly Blu-ray & CD rankings for August 11th - 17th

Rank / This week's sales by copies / Cumulative sales / Titles

Blu-ray
*1. 4,753 **4,753 Hoozuki no Reitetsu Vol.6 A-ver Limited Edition
*2. 3,204 **3,204 Mekakucity Actors Vol.4 Limited Edition
*3. 1,462 **1,462 Noragami Vol.6 Limited Edition
*4. 1,072 112,962 Love Live! School Idol Project 2nd Season Vol.1 Limited Special Edition
*5. 1,000 *69,664 Kaze Tachinu
*6. *,971 **8,858 Lupin III: Cagliostro no Shiro HD-Remaster
(cut-off 971)


DVD
*1. 3,989 **3,989 Hoozuki no Reitetsu Vol.6 A-ver Limited Edition
*2. 2,971 118,041 Kaze Tachinu
*3. 2,531 **2,531 Mekakucity Actors Vol.4 Limited Edition
*4. 1,447 **8,922 Tonari no Totoro HD-Remaster
*5. 1,069 **1,069 Noragami Vol.6 Limited Edition
*6. 1,012 **2,634 Doraemon: New Nobita's Great Demon - Peko and the Exploration Party of Five Regular Edition
*7. *,991 ***,991 Hoozuki no Reitetsu Vol.6 B-ver Limited Edition
*8. *,650 **6,686 Precure All Stars New Stage 3: Eien no Tomodachi
*9. *,628 **3,354 Majo no Takkyuubin HD-Remaster
10. *,566 **3,158 Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi HD-Remaster
11. *,560 *16,522 One Piece Log Collection "Magellan" (eps.442-458)
12. *,556 *16,700 One Piece Log Collection "Impel Down" (eps.422-441)
13. *,543 *58,540 Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn Vol.7 Limited Edition
14. *,518 **2,258 Lupin III: Cagliostro no Shiro HD-Remaster
15. *,444 *18,362 Lupin III vs. Detective Conan: The Movie Regular Edition
16. *,437 *16,101 Haikyuu!! Vol.1
17. *,387 **5,196 Hunter x Hunter: The Last Mission
18. *,378 **2,193 Tenkuu no Shiro Laputa HD-Remaster
19. *,362 **2,722 Mononoke Hime
(cut-off 362)


CD Single
*5. 31,777 *31,777 Chibi Maruko-chan (1995) OP "Odoru Bonbokorin" (Cover Version) by E-girls
*7. 18,781 *18,781 The iDOLM@STER Movie: Kagayaki no Mukougawa e! "Nijiiro Miracle" by 765PRO ALLSTARS
12. *9,926 **9,926 Yama no Susume 2nd Season ED "Tinkling Smile" by Yui Ogura
13. *8,482 **8,482 Akame ga Kill! OP "Skyreach" by Sora Amamiya
14. *7,797 *40,257 Free!: Eternal Summer ED "FUTURE FISH" by STYLE FIVE
17. *6,347 *18,247 Stand by Me Doraemon ED "Himawari no Yakusoku" by Motohiro Hata
21. *5,888 **5,888 Rokujouma no Shinryakusha!? (TV) ED "Koi wa Milk Tea" by petit milady
22. *5,541 **5,541 Diamond no Ace ED "CLOUD NINE" by Seidou High School Basebal Club [Eijin Sawamura (CV: Ryota Ohsaka), Satoru Furuya (CV: Nobunaga Shimazaki), Haruichi Kominato (CV: Natsuki Hanae)]
26. *4,374 *95,921 Youkai Watch OP "Geragerapou no Uta" by King Creamsoda
30. *3,356 *60,069 Bishoujo Sensei Sailor Moon: Crystal OP/ED "MOON PRIDE c/w Gekkou" by Momoiro Clover Z
32. *3,077 **8,488 Ao Haru Ride OP "Sekai wa Koi ni Ochiteiru" by CHICO with HoneyWorks
34. *2,796 *10,103 Aldnoah.Zero OP "heavenly blue" by Kalafina (Single Version)
37. *2,236 *33,645 Free!: Eternal Summer OP "Dried Up Youthful Fame" by OLDCODEX
39. *2,101 *15,689 Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers OP/ED "Tsukiyabureru - Time to SMASH! c/w Thread of fate" by T.M.Revolution
40. *1,993 *18,069 Tokyo Ghoul OP "unravel" by TK from Ling Tosite Sigure
47. *1,469 *12,570 Majimoji Rurumo OP "Seiippai, Tsutaetai!" by Suzuko Mimori
48. *1,459 *10,100 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei OP "grilletto" by GARNiDELiA
49. *1,452 **1,452 Akame ga Kill! ED "Konna Sekai, Shiritakunakatta." by Miku Sawai
51. *1,423 **1,423 Shounen Hollywood: Holly Stage for 49 OP "Hello Sekai" by Shounen Hollywood
53. *1,274 *18,042 Haikyuu!! OP "Ah Yeah!!" by Sukima Switch
55. *1,224 **6,158 Tokyo Ghoul ED "Seijatachi" by People In The Box
56. *1,205 *15,844 Dragon Ball Kai (2014) ED "Junjou" by Leo Ieiri
57. *1,196 **4,380 Sabagebu! OP "YES!!" by Ayaka Ohashi
58. *1,157 *41,494 Pokemon XY: Hakai no Mayu to Diancie ED "Yoake no Ryuuseigun" by SCANDAL
65. **,978 *25,510 The iDOLM@STER Movie: Kagayaki no Mukougawa e! IN "Lamune-iro Seishun" by 765PRO ALLSTARS
66. **,955 *59,624 Makakucity Actors OP/ED "daze/days" by Jin
72. **,873 *61,113 Love Live! School Idol Project 2nd Season IN "KiRa-Kira Sensation! / Happy maker!" by μ's
74. **,837 *25,451 Uta no Prince-sama♪ Idol Song Camus (Junketsunaru Ai -Aspiration-) by Camus (CV: Tomoaki Maeno)
84. **,738 *53,585 One Piece OP "Wake up!" by AAA
86. **,727 **4,129 Futsuu no Joshikousei ga [locodol] Yatte Mita. OP/ED "Mirai Fanfare / Mirai Shoujotachi" by Nagaregawa Girls [Nanako Usami (CV: Miku Itou) & Yukari Kohinata (CV: Sachika Misawa)]
95. **,646 **3,459 Shirogane no Ishi: Argevollen ED "Face" by Sachika Misawa
99. **,607 145,294 Crayon Shin-chan Movie 21: Bakauma! B-Kyuu Gourmet Survival Battle!! ED "RPG" by Sekai no Owari
(cut-off 607)


CD Album
*9. 6,455 *28,433 Fear, and Loathing in Las Vegas "PHASE 2" (incl. Gokukoku no Brynhildr OP "Virtue and Vice" and Sengoku Basara: Judge End OP "Thunderclap")
20. 3,665 **3,665 7!! "START LINE" (incl. Kindaichi Shounen no Jikembo Returns ED "Start Line")
25. 2,604 414,871 Namie Amuro "Ballada"
35. 2,077 *42,096 Kalafina THE BEST "Blue" (incl. Aldnoah.Zero OP "heavenly blue")
37. 1,905 **1,905 MimimemeMIMI "Meikyuu Sentimental"
41. 1,715 *69,245 Kyary Pamyu Pamyu "Pika Pika Fantajin"
42. 1,664 *38,275 Kalafina THE BEST "Red"
53. 1,309 107,949 UVERworld "0 CHOIR"
61. 1,126 *91,677 Love Live! School Idol Project μ's Best Album Best Live! collection by μ's
67. 1,028 **1,028 NoisyCell "Your Hands" (incl. Barakamon ED "Innocence")
70. *,990 *11,712 Uchuu Kyoudai Complete Best by Various Artists
71. *,981 267,624 Bump of Chicken "RAY"
85. *,815 *13,580 Noitamina 10th Anniversary Best Mixed by DJ Kazu
(cut-off 815)


Source: Oricon Youtaiju

Previous Week's Ranking

News Briefs for Aug 11 - 17

Here is a collection of news briefs for the last week in anime/manga news. These briefs include announcements that would not normally receive their own news thread. Please check the News Board for previous major announcements. Last week's News Briefs can be found here.

Upcoming Anime

Inou-Battle wa Nichijou-kei no Naka de
Staff members and additional cast members have been announced, along with a PV.

Cast
Hajime Kiryuu: Takuma Terashima
Mirei Kudou: Kaori Fukuhara
Shizumu Sagami: Yoshimasa Hosoya
Shiharu Satomi: Kaori Nazuka
Madoka Kugi: Emiri Katou

Staff
Animation Producer: Inagaki Ryousuke
Art Director: Yasutaka Kadou
Color Design: Masato Takagi
Editing: Mai Hasegawa
Film Director: Yabe Hiroaki
Music Studio: DIVE II Entertainment
Sound Director: Jun Watanabe

Source: Otakomu
Previous related news: Light Novel 'Inou Battle wa Nichijou-kei no Naka de' Gets Anime Adaptation by Studio Trigger


Kiseijuu: Sei no Kakuritsu
Additional cast members have been revealed, along with a PV.

Kana Kimijima: Miyuki Sawashiro
Ryouko Tamiya: Atsuko Tanaka
Uragami: Hiroyuki Yoshino

Source: Animate
Previous related news: Manga 'Kiseijuu' (Parasyte) to Receive Two Live-Action Films and a TV Anime Series


Madan no Ou to Vanadis
The cast members for the series have been revealed, along with performers of the opening and ending theme songs.

Tiita: Sumire Uesaka
Rimarisha: Yuka Iguchi
Ludmira Lurie: Mariya Ise
Sophia Obertas: Ai Kayano
Alexandra Alshavin: Mikako Komatsu
Elizavetta Fomina: Yuu Kobayashi
Vilentina Glinka Estes: Hitomi Harada
Narration: Juurouta Kosugi

Opening Theme: Konomi Suzuki
Ending Theme: Hitomi Harada

Source: Official site
Previous related news: Light Novel 'Madan no Ou to Vanadis' to Get Anime Adaptation


Nanatsu no Taizai
An additional cast member has been announced, along with performers of the theme songs.

Diane: Aoi Yuuki

Opening Theme: Ikimono-gakari
Ending Theme: FLOW×GRANRODEO

Source: ANN, Nekonotemo
Previous related news: Manga 'Nanatsu no Taizai' Gets TV Anime Adaptation


Orenchi no Furo Jijou
Additional cast members for the series have been revealed.

Tatsumi: Nobunaga Shimazaki
Takasu: Tatsuhisa Suzuki

Source: ANN
Previous related news: Manga 'Orenchi no Furo Jijou' Gets TV Anime for Fall 2014


Shingeki no Bahamut
The main cast members for the series have been revealed.

Favaro: Hiroyuki Yoshino
Kaisar Lidfard: Go Inoue
Amira: Risa Shimizu

Source: Official site
Previous related news: Game 'Shingeki no Bahamut Genesis' to Get Anime Adaptation


Shinmai Maou no Testament
Some staff members for the series have been revealed. The series will air sometime in 2015.

Studio: Arms
Script: Takawo Yoshioka
Character Design: Yoshihiro Watanabe

Source: Anime! Anime!
Previous related news: Light Novel 'Shinmai Maou no Testament' Receives Anime Adaptation


Strike Witches: Operation Victory Arrow
Additional cast members have been revealed, along with a PV. The second episode will be available in theaters on January 10, 2015.

Francesca Lucchini: Chiwa Saito
Charlotte E. Yeager: Ami Koshimizu
Hanna-Justina Marseille: Shizuka Itou
Raisa Pottgen: Aiko Kusumi

Source: Official site
Previous related news: Anime 'Strike Witches' to Get New TV Series and OVA


Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru
Some cast members for the series have been revealed along with two TV ads.

Fu Inubozaki: Yumi Uchiyama
Itsuki Inubozaki: Tomoyo Kurosawa

Source: ANN
Previous related news: Original Anime 'Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru' Announced


Other Anime News

Akame ga Kill! - Currently Airing
Additional cast members for the series have been revealed.

Liver: Jouji Nakata
Nyau: Hitomi Nabatame
Daidara: Anri Katsu

Source: Official site


Manga News

Mei-chan no Shitsuji to Return from Hiatus
Margaret magazine announced on their official site and Twitter that manga Mei-chan no Shitsuji will resume from hiatus under the title Mei-chan no Shitsuji DX. The series will continue in the magazine's 19th issue, to be released on September 5th.

Source: Tweet


Shingeki no Kyojin to Continue for 3-4 Years
In an interview with Shintarou Kawakubo published by the University of Tokyo Newspaper, the editor of manga Shingeki no Kyojin mentioned that the series is expected to run for another three to four years.

Source: ANN

OVA of 'Hyakka Ryouran' Announced

The official site of Hyakka Ryouran: Samurai Girls announced that the art book Niθ Art Works Vol. 2 Zoku Adesugata Giga Joukan will bundle a 30-minute Blu-ray OVA, titled Hyakka Ryouran: Samurai After. The OVA is a sequel to the TV anime Hyakka Ryouran: Samurai Bride and takes place one year later.

Source: Official site

News submitted by KynoBlight

Hyakka Ryouran: Samurai After on MAL

New OVA of 'Haiyore! Nyaruko-san' Announced

A new OVA of the light novel Haiyore! Nyaruko-san, titled Haiyore! Nyaruko-san F, has been green-lit. The announcement came at Sunday's special event Saraba Nyaruko Final Countdown (Farewell Nyaruko Final Countdown). Further details will be made available on the official site at a later date.

The twelfth and final volume of the light novel was published this March. The series has received numerous anime adaptations, the most recent being a standard length TV anime in Spring 2012 and its sequel, Haiyore! Nyaruko-san W, in Spring 2013.

Source: Official site

News submitted by trabeus1

Production of Anime 'Hunter x Hunter (2011)' to End

An interview with seiyuu Megumi Han, voice of Gon Freecss from TV anime Hunter x Hunter (2011), has revealed that the anime will be ending after episode 148.

The series is currently on episode 142, with episode 148 expected to air September 23rd.

Source: Mantan Web

Second Season of 'Minna Atsumare! Falcom Gakuen' Anime Announced

It has been announced that the anime adaptation of the 4-koma manga Minna Atsumare! Falcom Gakuen will be receiving a second season. No further details have been revealed.

The slice-of-life comedy anime and manga are set in a school and feature characters from various games released by the Japanese video game company Falcom. The first season of the anime premiered this January.

Source: Official site, Yaraon

NY Times Manga Best Seller List for Aug 3 - 9

Graphic books best seller list (Manga & OEL) for August 3rd - 9th

*1. Rosario+Vampire: Season II Vol.13
*2. Attack on Titan: No Regrets Vol.1
*3. Attack on Titan Vol.1
*4. Fairy Tail Vol.40
*5. Black Butler Vol.17
*6. Dragonar Academy Vol.3
*7. Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma Vol.1
*8. Naruto Vol.66
*9. Attack on Titan Vol.2
10. Bleach Vol.61

Source: NY Times Manga Best Seller List

Previous Week's List

Original Anime Featuring Characters from 'Hakka Doll' Announced

An original anime featuring characters from the information application Hakka Doll has been announced. Hakka Doll gives users access to information about anime, game, manga, seiyuu, light novels, tokusatsu (live action dramas/movies), and more.

Cast
Miyu Takagi
Kaya Okuno
Nanami Yamashita
Reimi Murasakino

Studio: Trigger
Theme Song: First Heart Beat

PV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SwWdZtvGI1I

Application official site: http://hackadoll.com/

Source: Nekonotemo

'Dog Days' Third Season to Premiere January 2015

It has been announced that the third season of the Dog Days anime will premiere in January 2015. The announcement was made at a doujinshi event at Comiket 86. The new season, titled Dog Days'', was announced via a live event in 2012.

The official website for the TV anime has also been updated with details regarding the staff behind the project.

Staff
Original Work, Series Composition: Masaki Tsuzuki
Director: Junji Nishimura
Character Design: Osamu Sakata
Chief Animation Director: Tomoyuki Kitamura
Chief Animation Director: Makoto Iino
Art Director: Scott MacDonald
Art: Studio Tulip
Sound Producer: I've
Sound Director: Toshiki Kameyama, Chikako Yokota
Animation Production: Seven Arcs Pictures
Opening Theme: Nana Mizuki
Ending Theme: Yui Horie

PV: http://dai.ly/x23qpgu

Official website: http://www.dogdays.tv/

Source: Otakomu

News submitted by JacobSwaggedUp

Previous related news: Third Season of Dog Days Announced

Manga 'Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha ViVid' to Receive TV Anime Adaptation

It has been revealed at a Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha booth at the Comiket 86 doujinshi event that the manga Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha ViVid will be getting a TV anime adaptation.

The official site was also launched at the event.

The manga by Takuya Fujima and Masaki Tsuzuki was launched in 2009 in Comp Ace magazine. Set four years after the events of StrikerS, the manga follows Vivio Takamachi, the adoptive daughter of Nanoha Takamachi. Vivio, who has her own device named Sacred Heart, is challenged by a mysterious fighter.

Source: Yaraon blog

News submitted by Stark700

Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha ViVid on MAL

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