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Here are the weekly Blu-ray & DVD rankings for January 11 - 17

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

Blu-ray
*1. 4,073 220,236 Love Live! The School Idol Movie Limited Special Edition
*2. 2,934 **2,934 Working!!! Vol.6 Limited Edition
*3. 2,710 **2,710 K: Return of Kings Vol.4 Limited Edition
*4. *,839 *12,294 Digimon Adventure tri. 1: Saikai
*5. *,690 *48,858 Girls und Panzer: Kore ga Hontou no Anzio-sen desu!
*6. *,371 *23,419 Owarimonogatari Vol.1 Ougi Formula Limited Edition
*7. *,346 *51,829 Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin Vol.2
*8. *,337 *12,986 Gochuumon wa Usagi desu ka?? Vol.1 Limited Edition
*9. *,307 *16,068 Aria The Animation Blu-ray BOX
(cut-off 307)


DVD
*1. *,709 ***,709 Working!!! Vol.6 Limited Edition
*2. *,491 *18,034 Tenkuu no Shiro Laputa HD-Remaster
*3. *,451 *51,969 Tonari no Totoro HD-Remaster
*4. *,379 ***,379 K: Return of Kings Vol.4
*5. *,345 **6,168 Sore Ike! Anpanman: Mija to Mahou no Lamp
*6. *,344 **3,932 Digimon Adventure tri. 1: Saikai
*7. *,322 *13,930 Crayon Shin-chan Movie 23: Ora no Hikkoshi Monogatari - Saboten Daisuugeki
*8. *,297 **5,104 Starmyu Vol.1 Limited Edition
*9. *,285 *26,854 Majo no Takkyuubin HD-Remaster
10. *,267 *11,025 One Piece Log Collection "Noah" (ep.555-573)

11. *,262 **6,485 Pokemon the Movie XY: Ring no Choumajin Hoopa
12. *,262 **9,700 Detective Conan Movie 19: The Hellfire Sunflowers
13. *,257 137,052 Youkai Watch Movie 1: Tanjou no Himitsu da Nyan! Special Price Edition
14. *,236 *10,175 Kuroko no Basket 3rd Season Vol.9
15. *,187 *30,839 Sore Ike! Anpanman: Pikapika Collection - Anpanman Tanjou/Anpanman to Baikinman
16. *,177 *16,128 Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin Vol.2
(cut-off 177)

Preliminary DVD & Blu-ray Sales Rankings for Autumn 2015 (First Volumes)

*1. 26,605 Owarimonogatari (2015/12/23)
*2. 15,613 Gochuumon wa Usagi desu ka?? (2015/12/25)
*3. 11,088 Kidou Senshi Gundam: Tekketsu no Orphens (2015/12/24)
*4. 10,220 One Punch Man (2015/12/24)
*5. *9,934 Starmyu (2015/12/23)
*6. *7,421 Soukyuu no Fafner: Dead Aggressor - Exodus 2nd Season (2015/12/23)
*7. *5,100 Yuru Yuri San☆Hai! (2015/12/16)
*8. *4,015 Shinmai Maou no Testament: Burst (2015/12/25)
*9. *3,995 K: Return of Kings (2015/11/11)
10. *3,420 Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry (2015/12/25)
11. *3,151 Owari no Seraph: Nagoya Kessen-hen (2015/12/25)
12. *3,126 Valkyrie Drive: Mermaid (2015/12/18)
13. *2,815 Dance with Devils (2015/12/25)
14. *2,804 Lupin III (2015) (2015/12/23)
15. *2,477 Gakusen Toshi Asterisk (2015/12/23)
16. *1,738 Hidan no Aria AA (2015/12/25)
17. *1,599 Hacka Doll: The Animation (2015/12/25) [Blu-ray]
18. *1,241 Ore ga Ojousama Gakkou ni "Shomin Sample" Toshite Gets♥Sareta Ken (2016/01/06)
19. *1,148 Heavy Object (2015/12/23) *
20. **,887 Young Black Jack (2015/12/23)
21. **,664 Taimadou Gakuen 35 Shiken Shoutai (2015/12/25) *
22. **,626 Sakurako-san no Ashimoto ni wa Shitai ga Umatteiru (2015/12/25) [Blu-ray BOX/DVD Box] *
23. **,281 Fushigi na Somera-chan (2015/12/26)
* - partial sales


No Data
**. **,*** Lance N' Masques (2015/12/16)


Not Released Yet
Haikyuu!! Second Season (2016/01/20)
Shingeki! Kyojin Chuugakkou (2016/01/20)
Comet Lucifer (2016/01/29) [Blu-ray]
Concrete Revolutio: Choujin Gensou (2016/01/29) [Blu-ray]
Osomatsu-san (2016/01/29)
Noragami Aragoto (2016/02/19)
Subete ga F ni Naru: The Perfect Insider (2016/02/24) [Blu-ray/DVD BOX]
Anitore! EX (2016/02/26) [Blu-ray BOX]
Teekyuu 6 (2016/02/26) [Blu-ray BOX]
Diabolik Lovers More,Blood (2016/03/25)
DD Hokuto no Ken 2 (2016/03/25) [DVD]
Onsen Yousei Hakone-chan (2016/03/25) [Blu-ray/DVD Box]
Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen (2016/03/30) [Blu-ray BOX]

Source: Oricon Youtaiju, Someanithing

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Love live 1st as always
 
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LL
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Love Live continues its slaughter
 
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*1. *,709 ***,709 Working!!! Vol.6 Limited Edition
so little....

Osomatsu-san (2016/01/29)
Diabolik Lovers More,Blood (2016/03/25)
oh boy....

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Seriously what's up with Love Live? Each otaku there bought like 10 copies must be the reason for that high number.
 
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Osomatsu-san volume 1 will probably sell over 40k or even more lol.
 
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i remember the days when Working would hit 10k. :'(
 
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FlameWingman21 said:
Seriously what's up with Love Live? Each otaku there bought like 10 copies must be the reason for that high number.
I'm guessing there's an event ticket lottery in it. Just like Utapri.

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Osomatsu-san volume 1 will probably sell over 40k or even more lol.
Can't wait!!

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Mayuka said:
I'm guessing there's an event ticket lottery in it. Just like Utapri.


Each serial code for the event is limited to one per person, so buying multiple copies for that reason is a waste of money. Giving them to your friends also won't improve your own chances as when you pay for the ticket, it is attached to the winner of the lottery. They check your ID at the venue, so if your friend wins, then only they can attend.

They implemented this sort of thing in 2014 to give all fans a better chance of winning a place at the live concerts rather than a few rich fans securing all tickets and reselling them online. I'm not sure if other anime like UtaPri or Symphogear have implemented this sort of policy for the serial codes or not.

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Seriously what's up with Love Live? Each otaku there bought like 10 copies must be the reason for that high number.


It's funny how you say that each fan has bought 10 copies, when the fanbase is much much bigger than just 23K (230,000/10)...
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YBJ's sad sad sales. It was to be expected. Must say goodbye to any possible sequel.

I was really surprised at Starmyu's sales. I personally thought it was alright, but I can see its appeal to the the fans. I wish ShoHolly had such sales
 
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Ejc said:
I'm not sure if other anime like UtaPri or Symphogear have implemented this sort of policy for the serial codes or not.
Nah, Utapri hasn't encorportated that. I know people who buy like 40 copies of one volume (the same BD) so yeah.

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I was really surprised at Starmyu's sales. I personally thought it was alright, but I can see its appeal to the the fans. I wish ShoHolly had such sales
Starmyu was more like Utapri (or a normal otome series) and less like Shohari, I felt.

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Mayuka said:

tingy said:
I was really surprised at Starmyu's sales. I personally thought it was alright, but I can see its appeal to the the fans. I wish ShoHolly had such sales
Starmyu was more like Utapri (or a normal otome series) and less like Shohari, I felt.

Yeah I know, that's why I said I could see its appeal :) Plus ShoHolly's character designs pretty screamed NOPE to those who would like male idol anime in the first place. My friend said they looked scary when I told her to try it out, unlike UtaPri where there are bishies.
 
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I'm rooting for Noragami!!

 
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tingy said:
Mayuka said:

Starmyu was more like Utapri (or a normal otome series) and less like Shohari, I felt.

Yeah I know, that's why I said I could see its appeal :) Plus ShoHolly's character designs pretty screamed NOPE to those who would like male idol anime in the first place. My friend said they looked scary when I told her to try it out, unlike UtaPri where there are bishies.
LOL yeah. Three of my friends who actually watched Shohari dropped it early on because it was too slow for them. It's one of those shows that takes patience and good attention span, after all.

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Aww I was hoping Working!!! would do better. Love Live still strong as ever.
 
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Mayuka said:
I'm guessing there's an event ticket lottery in it. Just like Utapri.

Hope so. The anime's quality is definitely not worth that much.


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FlameWingman21 said:
Seriously what's up with Love Live? Each otaku there bought like 10 copies must be the reason for that high number.


It's funny how you say that each fan has bought 10 copies, when the fanbase is much much bigger than just 23K (230,000/10)...

That's just a random number I picked. My main point is a person bought multiple copies, which is very likely.
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That's just a random number I picked. My main point is a person bought multiple copies, which is very likely.


The Love Life game has 12 Million users in Japan, The big sales because it has a big fan base not because people are buying multiple copies.
 
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Oh lol. I bet the Love Live BD/DVDs come with special codes for free stuff in the game ;)
Thats what IDOLISH7 manga/novel/CDs gave!

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10. *3,420 Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry (2015/12/25)

Still not convinced but oh well I wouldn't really take this at face value to be honest.
 
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Dab1za9 said:
FlameWingman21 said:


That's just a random number I picked. My main point is a person bought multiple copies, which is very likely.


The Love Life game has 12 Million users in Japan, The big sales because it has a big fan base not because people are buying multiple copies.

So? I can download the game and put it to rest forever and that's me contribute 1 to the sales already. It's a free-to-play game ffs.
 
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That's just a random number I picked. My main point is a person bought multiple copies, which is very likely.


The Love Life game has 12 Million users in Japan, The big sales because it has a big fan base not because people are buying multiple copies.


DL numbers are by no means actual users.
top sales mobile games in Japan (monster strike,PDAshironeko,tsumu tsumu) have 68-30 million DL
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The Love Life game has 12 Million users in Japan, The big sales because it has a big fan base not because people are buying multiple copies.

So? I can download the game and put it to rest forever and that's me contribute 1 to the sales already. It's a free-to-play game ffs.
actually, people who are hardcore into the game would spend real money on it
for love gems (i think thats what they're called)

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So? I can download the game and put it to rest forever and that's me contribute 1 to the sales already. It's a free-to-play game ffs.
actually, people who are hardcore into the game would spend real money on it
for love gems (i think thats what they're called)

Yeah, I saw in a thread in Games, Computers & Tech Support section someone spent a lot for the game. Still, those who only played the game for 5 minutes are also included in that 12 million.
 
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Love Live can go get rekt

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NeoAnkara said:
10. *3,420 Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry (2015/12/25)

Still not convinced but oh well I wouldn't really take this at face value to be honest.

That's the preliminary sales data of the first couple days of sales, which is the same data they've had since the end of December. Rakudai's sales could very well be higher (and probably are). You shouldn't be looking at these numbers as absolute values anyway, they are mostly to compare series.
 
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FlameWingman21 said:
Dab1za9 said:


The Love Life game has 12 Million users in Japan, The big sales because it has a big fan base not because people are buying multiple copies.

So? I can download the game and put it to rest forever and that's me contribute 1 to the sales already. It's a free-to-play game ffs.


I didn't say that the 12 Million are active but having 220k of them being active and buying the BD is very possible

There is also the fact that the Movie made about 2.8 Billion yen in Box office so yeah LL have a lot of fans.

inb4 you say that the movie made that money because people went multiply times
 
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RealityRush said:
NeoAnkara said:
10. *3,420 Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry (2015/12/25)

Still not convinced but oh well I wouldn't really take this at face value to be honest.

That's the preliminary sales data of the first couple days of sales, which is the same data they've had since the end of December. Rakudai's sales could very well be higher (and probably are). You shouldn't be looking at these numbers as absolute values anyway, they are mostly to compare series.


these oricon numbers are estimates, meaning the lowest amount of sell number available. Since publisher dont release sales data & Some stores dont report to oricon. These are all time numbers until this week that oricon has, not preliminary data of first week.

I'm pretty sure tho that rakudai has sold around 3.5k, nothing more.

I've seen rakudai fans deny this number because they have a vague info like it was out of stock somewhere. Just because it was out of stock at some 1-2 stores of HMV, animate or toranoara it doesnt mean much. Amazon shortage is also negligebile since they have pre-order ranking system so it's not like they had 10k bd copies of rakudai in stock & then went out of it.

Plus there's no data mess up from oricon in here either, as they had done in the week when Overlord v1 was released. In overlord's case it was out of stock in amazon & it had already sold 10k+ overall before being so. Three weeks later amazon had a restock & it sold around 1.5k that week, that's it.
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Keep it until Season 3 comes.
 
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Love Live is no surprise... :/

Reminds me that I still need to order the second season. My monies D:
 
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eromangasensei said:
RealityRush said:

That's the preliminary sales data of the first couple days of sales, which is the same data they've had since the end of December. Rakudai's sales could very well be higher (and probably are). You shouldn't be looking at these numbers as absolute values anyway, they are mostly to compare series.


these oricon numbers are estimates, meaning the lowest amount of sell number available. Since publisher dont release sales data & Some stores dont report to oricon. These are all time numbers until this week that oricon has, not preliminary data of first week.

I'm pretty sure tho that rakudai has sold around 3.5k, nothing more.

I've seen rakudai fans deny this number because they have a vague info like it was out of stock somewhere. Just because it was out of stock at some 1-2 stores of HMV, animate or toranoara it doesnt mean much. Amazon shortage is also negligebile since they have pre-order ranking system so it's not like they had 10k bd copies of rakudai in stock & then went out of it.

Plus there's no data mess up from oricon in here either, as they had done in the week when Overlord v1 was released. In overlord's case it was out of stock in amazon & it had already sold 10k+ overall before being so. Three weeks later amazon had a restock & it sold around 1.5k that week, that's it.

I'm a fan of Rakudai, but whether or not a Season 2 happens means nothing to me, I'll just watch something else, so I can tell you there's no bias in what I'm about to say.

There was no "vague info" of it being out of stock. I double-checked myself when people were claiming it, and they were correct. Rakudai vol.1 sold out day 1 (Thursday) on every major online retailer that was selling it, from Amazon to CDJapan. It restocked the following week. This meant that the first "week" of sales for Rakudai based on Oricon data was, effectively, a single day and stocking of sales which added up to ~3400 discs pushed from pre-orders. There were also a few conclusive reports of it selling out at store fronts.

The fact that in the weeks since a restock, the Oricon number hasn't budged from its day 1 sales indicates that Oricon doesn't have enough information to provide an accurate up-to-date number for the series. Considering it is in the top 10 based on a single day of sales, based on its ratings on MAL and popularity in Japan and LN sales, any reasonable person would conclude that it has probably sold more than that 3.4k disc sales and that the Oricon numbers are inaccurate. That's also why the Oricon numbers themselves are listed as "preliminary" fall numbers, because they don't have the full picture yet.

Based on this, I almost guarantee that Rakudai has sold more than 3.5k discs. How much more? I don't know, but if it reached 4k it wouldn't surprise me. It also wouldn't really surprise me if it didn't, but the fact remains that the data Oricon provides isn't nearly 100% accurate and in this case it is painting a very incomplete picture.
 
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my oh my love live is killing it.....
 
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I have not watched K return of kings but I heard animation is top notch ,but the sales doesnt even cross 3k.So is it a flop then?
 
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Dab1za9 said:
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So? I can download the game and put it to rest forever and that's me contribute 1 to the sales already. It's a free-to-play game ffs.


I didn't say that the 12 Million are active but having 220k of them being active and buying the BD is very possible

There is also the fact that the Movie made about 2.8 Billion yen in Box office so yeah LL have a lot of fans.

inb4 you say that the movie made that money because people went multiply times

Who knows? It's all assumptions anyway, though my money is on each person buying multiple copies.

Also, Stand By Me Doraemon made more than Love Live in Box Office yet the bluray or DVD sales still lose.
 
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I have not watched K return of kings but I heard animation is top notch ,but the sales doesnt even cross 3k.So is it a flop then?

well s2 was a big disappointment.....that's why
 
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I have not watched K return of kings but I heard animation is top notch ,but the sales doesnt even cross 3k.So is it a flop then?

well s2 was a big disappointment.....that's why

I see.I was kinda hoping to watch it since I heard lots of good thing about K .
 
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I didn't say that the 12 Million are active but having 220k of them being active and buying the BD is very possible

There is also the fact that the Movie made about 2.8 Billion yen in Box office so yeah LL have a lot of fans.

inb4 you say that the movie made that money because people went multiply times

Who knows? It's all assumptions anyway, though my money is on each person buying multiple copies.

Also, Stand By Me Doraemon made more than Love Live in Box Office yet the bluray or DVD sales still lose.


Because Doraemon is targeted at the mainstream audience while LL have large otaku following who mostly buys the BD/DVD.
 
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milkydean said:
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well s2 was a big disappointment.....that's why

I see.I was kinda hoping to watch it since I heard lots of good thing about K .


Cant see why it was a disappointment, I enjoyed as much as season 1, its worth watching it so you can take your own conclusions, just dont forget to watch the movie that serves as a prelude to the second season in case you didnt watch.
 
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Because Doraemon is targeted at the mainstream audience while LL have large otaku following who mostly buys the BD/DVD.

So, my initial post is quite plausible, no? The target market is way too narrow.
 
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Dab1za9 said:
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So? I can download the game and put it to rest forever and that's me contribute 1 to the sales already. It's a free-to-play game ffs.


I didn't say that the 12 Million are active but having 220k of them being active and buying the BD is very possible

There is also the fact that the Movie made about 2.8 Billion yen in Box office so yeah LL have a lot of fans.

inb4 you say that the movie made that money because people went multiply times

There are about a million active users in School Idol Festival during events which is a pretty good indication of how many accounts are actually used. The other n-1 million are inactive or "re-rolls" where people keep starting up new accounts hoping to get a lucky Ultra Rare card of their favorite girl and/or selling those accounts to people.

But with nearly 3 billion in tickets sales I'm pretty sure more people saw the movie than play the game. Not sure how many people watched the movie over and over again to get all the bonuses (some people watched it 20 or more times) but I still think it must be in the millions. That a quarter of a million people who saw the movie, who play the game, who watched the TV anime, who buy the CDs, who go to the concerts... that a quarter million of all those fans bought the Bluray is not difficult to believe.

However, while the concert lottery ticket is one use only so not good to buy multiple copies, there were 4 special versions sold: one with a box for both TV seasons and the movie and 3 additional versions with tapestries of the sub-units (in addition to the regular edition). I personally know many friends in Japan who bought 4 copies of the movie to get the box and all 3 tapestries. I'm not sure how much of a percentage would go to such lengths but... some did for sure.

But bonuses are what sales are all about these days. It is a shorter list to write down the anime in this week's list above with no bonuses than those with bonuses. Just savvy packaging and marketing.
 
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dang, k is still dominating. that's a surprise.
 
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Man I just love that Love Live cover. Long Live LL.
 
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10. *3,420 Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry (2015/12/25)

Still not convinced but oh well I wouldn't really take this at face value to be honest.


Sales are fairly OK considering the genre it falls into. Could it have been better? Sure, but wait until the 2nd Volume and compare the sales between the two.
 
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10. *3,420 Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry (2015/12/25)

Still not convinced but oh well I wouldn't really take this at face value to be honest.


Sales are fairly OK considering the genre it falls into. Could it have been better? Sure, but wait until the 2nd Volume and compare the sales between the two.
lol what the fuck does genre have to do with sales
 
Jan 19, 2016 1:38 PM

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moodie said:
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Sales are fairly OK considering the genre it falls into. Could it have been better? Sure, but wait until the 2nd Volume and compare the sales between the two.
lol what the fuck does genre have to do with sales

Oh, I don't know, apparently a lot considering how well Idol shows consistently do in Japan ;P
 
Jan 19, 2016 2:10 PM

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nice to seeing love live still going strong, kinda curious if osomatsu-san really can sell as much as the other predicted
 
Jan 19, 2016 2:12 PM

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And as always, the Love Live hype train isn't slowing down anytime soon.
 
Jan 19, 2016 2:28 PM

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Working deserves more than those numbers, I could watch it endlessly...
All credit goes to Sacred.
 
Jan 19, 2016 2:51 PM
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Oh well.. haters gonna hate it anyway! XD
Love Live proving it's strength as usual, Glory to µ's! Long liive Love Live! Is it near the 250K BD sales now?
 
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Oh well.. haters gonna hate it anyway! XD
Love Live proving it's strength as usual, Glory to µ's! Long liive Love Live! Is it near the 250K BD sales now?


Just over 230K. It's not going to be adding 5K a week anymore though and is finally starting to slow down in it's 5th week (by Love Live standards) but could still potentially get there by years end. As of now it's past the first Macross Frontier movie (Also by Bandai Visual coincidentally), but would need to add another 24K or so to pass the second one. In terms of standalone anime movies with no game tie-in package no other anime movie has done better on Blu-Ray at this point. To put it in perspective it had 20K more sales in it's first week than the Madoka Rebellion movie had by the time it stopped charting period BD/DVD combined and is now even above Unicorn Volume 7 for Bandai Visual which was the best selling anime package for 2014.

Actually I didn't realize it myself as others probably didn't because of their curiously low profile in the west, but since the decade has started Bandai/Sunrise has only missed having the best selling domestically originated anime BD/DVD package in Japan all of once in 2013 when the 3rd Evangelion movie came out on account of Gundam, Macross, Love Live and a few other things that seem to sell really well and they have a reasonable chance of doing it again in 2016 depending on what they choose to go with package wise for Love Live Sunshine and Macross Frontier and how well Kizumonogatari manages to do on disc.
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