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Japan's Weekly Blu-ray & CD Rankings for Jan 26 - Feb 1

by tsubasalover
Feb 3, 2015 1:54 AM | 64 Comments
Here are the weekly Blu-ray & CD rankings for January 26th - February 1st

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

Blu-ray
*1. 13,984 13,984 Sword Art Online II Vol.4 Limited Edition
*2. *7,741 *7,741 Shirobako Vol.2 Limited Edition
*3. *7,591 *7,591 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei "Kyuukousen-hen" Vol.4 Limited Edition
*4. *7,322 *7,322 Gundam: G no Reconguista Vol.2 Special Limited Edition
*5. *6,382 *6,382 Aldnoah.Zero Vol.5 Limited Edition
*6. *5,922 *5,922 Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun Vol.5
*7. *5,190 *5,190 Amagi Brilliant Park Vol.2 Limited Edition
*8. *4,281 *4,281 Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya 2wei! Vol.5
*9. *3,315 *3,315 Shingeki no Bahamut: Genesis Vol.1 Limited Edition
10. *3,288 *3,288 Kuroshitsuji: Book of Murder Vol.1 Limited Edition
11. *3,160 *3,160 Grisaia no Kajitsu Vol.2 Limited Edition
12. *3,047 *3,047 Nanatsu no Taizai Vol.1 Limited Edition
13. *2,621 *2,621 Mushishi Zoku Shou Vol.4 Limited Edition (eps.11-14)
14. *2,410 *2,410 Madan no Ou to Vanadis Vol.2
15. *2,148 *2,148 Futsuu no Joshikousei ga [Locodol] Yatte Mita. Vol.5
16. *1,995 *1,995 Log Horizon 2nd Season Vol.1
17. *1,856 64,849 Love Live! School Idol Project 2nd Season Vol.7 Special Limited Edition
18. *1,801 *1,801 Ore, Twintails ni Narimasu. Vol.2
19. *1,738 *1,738 Sora no Method Vol.1 Special Limited Edition
(cut-off 1,738)


DVD
*1. 3,574 *3,574 Nanatsu no Taizai Vol.1 Limited Edition
*2. 2,912 *2,912 Kuroshitsuji: Book of Murder Vol.1 Limited Edition
*3. 2,892 *2,892 Sword Art Online II Vol.4 Limited Edition
*4. 2,271 *2,271 Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun Vol.5
*5. 2,165 *2,165 Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei "Kyuukousen-hen" Vol.4 Limited Edition
*6. 1,419 *1,419 Gugure! Kokkuri-san Vol.2
*7. 1,303 *8,555 Haikyuu!! Vol.7
*8. 1,016 *1,016 Hybrid Child Vol.4
*9. *,828 *6,677 Free!: Eternal Summer Vol.5
10. *,812 **,812 Gundam: G no Reconguista Vol.2
11. *,801 *6,762 Yowamushi Pedal: Grande Road Vol.1
12. *,795 **,795 Aldnoah.Zero Vol.5 Limited Edition
13. *,666 **,666 Mushishi Zoku Shou Vol.4 Limited Edition (eps.11-14)
14. *,621 51,562 Youkai Watch DVD-BOX Vol.1
15. *,601 18,842 Kaguya-hime no Monogatari
16. *,594 **,594 Madan no Ou to Vanadis Vol.2
17. *,571 **,571 Amagi Brilliant Park Vol.2 Limited Edition
18. *,549 **,549 Yume no Crayon Oukoku DVD Memorial Pack
19. *,521 **,521 Grisaia no Kajitsu Vol.2 Limited Edition
20. *,520 **,520 Log Horizon 2nd Season Vol.1
21. *,506 **,506 Love Stage!! Vol.5 Limited Edition
22. *,496 **,496 Gundam Build Fighters Try Vol.2
23. *,479 **,479 Transformers Choujin Masterforce DVD-Set Vol.1
24. *,463 **,463 Transformers Choujin Masterforce DVD-Set Vol.2
25. *,461 **,461 Terra Formars Vol.2 Limited Edition
26. *,440 **,440 Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya 2wei! Vol.5 Limited Edition
27. *,405 25,467 Tonari no Totoro HD-Remaster
28. *,396 **,396 Bokura wa Minna Kawaisou Vol.7
(cut-off 396)


CD Single
*8. 11,758 *11,758 Kuroko no Basket 3rd Season OP "Punky Funky Love" by GRANRODEO
*9. 10,394 *10,394 Koufouku Graffiti OP "Shiawase ni Tsuite Watashi ga Shitteiru Itsutsu no Houhou" by Maaya Sakamoto (incl. in "Shiawase ni Tsuite Watashi ga Shitteiru Itsutsu no Houhou/Shikisai")
13. *8,519 **8,519 Fairy Tail (2014) ED "Don't let me down" by Mariya Nishiuchi (incl. in "7 WONDERS")
17. *6,040 **6,040 JoJo’s Bizarre Advanture: Stardust Crusaders 2nd Season OP "JoJo - Sono Chi no Kioku: end of THE WORLD" by JO☆STARS ~TOMMY, Coda, JIN~
21. *4,733 **4,733 Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata OP "Kimi-iro Signal" by Luna Haruna
27. *3,109 **3,109 One Piece Nippon Juudan! 47 Cruise CD in Osaka "Lost in Shinsekai" by Trafalgar Law (CV: Hiroshi Kamiya)
28. *2,946 **2,946 Brothers Conflict OVA ED "I LOVE YOU ga Kikoenai" by ASAHINA Bros.+JULI
29. *2,875 **2,875 Diamond no Ace ED "FINAL VICTORY" by Seidou High Baseball Club
25. *3,323 *53,344 Nana Mizuki "Eden" (incl. Cross Ange: Tenshi to Ryu no Rondo ED "Shuumatsu no Love Song" and Dog Days'' OP "No Limit")
30. *2,487 *83,991 "Fuyu ga Kureta Yokan" by BiBi [Eli Ayase (CV: Yoshino Nanjo), Maki Nishikino (CV: Pile), Nico Yazawa (CV: Sora Tokui) from μ's]
31. *2,366 **2,366 Prince of Tennis "Valentine Kiss" by Kunimitsu Tezuka with Seishun Gakuen Junior High
32. *2,340 **2,340 Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata ED "Colorful." by Miku Sawai
33. *2,225 **2,225 Yoru no Yatterman OP "Kyokugen Dreamer" by SCREEN mode
34. *2,124 **2,124 Juuou Mujin no Fafnir ED "Ray of bullet" by Iris Freyja (CV: Rina Hidaka) & Mitsuki Mononobe (CV: Manami Numakura)
39. *1,790 **1,790 One Piece Nippon Juudan! 47 Cruise CD in Fukushima "KATANA" Roronoa Zoro (CV: Kazuya Nakai)
40. *1,707 **1,707 One Piece Nippon Juudan! 47 Cruise CD in Kumamoto "Living Fire" by Portgas D. Ace (CV: Toshio Furukawa)
41. *1,696 *17,792 Psycho-Pass Movie OP "Who What Who What" Limited Edition by Ling Tosite Sigure
44. *1,613 *26,164 Kiseijuu: Sei no Kakuritsu OP "Let Me Hear" by Fear, and Loathing in Las Vegas
49. *1,354 **7,625 Juuou Mujin no Fafnir OP "FLYING FAFNIR" by TRUSTRICK
51. *1,255 **1,255 One Piece Nippon Juudan! 47 Cruise CD in Chiba "GO! GO! CHIBANG! by Sanji (CV: Hiroaki Hirata)
55. *1,193 *65,658 "Aki no Anata no Sora Tooku" by lily white [Umi Sonoda (CV: Suzuko Mimori), Rin Hoshizora (CV: Riho Iida), Nozomi Toujou (CV: Aina Kushida) from μ's]
61. *1,047 *69,373 "Eien Friends" by Printemps [Honoka Kousaka (CV: Emi Nitta), Kotori Minami (CV: Aya Uchida), Hanayo Koizumi (CV: Yurika Kubo) from μ's]
66. **,965 151,158 Youkai Watch OP "Geragerapou no Uta" by King Creamsoda
67. **,958 **3,613 Binan Koukou Chikyuu Bouei-bu LOVE! OP "Zettai Muteki☆Fallin' LOVE☆" by Chikyuu Bouei-bu
68. **,947 ***,947 One Piece Nippon Juudan! 47 Cruise CD in Saga "Shin Jidai no Saga" by Donquixote Doflamingo (CV: Hideyuki Tanaka)
69. **,938 ***,938 One Piece Nippon Juudan! 47 Cruise CD in Toyama "Yuujou wa Bannouyaku" by Tony Tony Chopper (CV: Ikue Ootani)
72. **,865 106,412 Youkai Watch OP "Matsuri Hayashi de Geragerapou" (incl. in "Matsuri Hayashi de Geragerapou/Hatsukoi Touge de Geragerapou")
73. **,855 ***,855 One Piece Nippon Juudan! 47 Cruise CD in Okayama "Bridge of Dreams" by Shanks (CV: Shuuichi Ikeda)
74. **,851 *20,080 Tsukimonogatari ED "border" by ClariS
76. **,814 ***,814 One Piece Nippon Juudan! 47 Cruise CD in Hokkaido "NORTH BLUE ROAD" by Kuzan [Aokiji] (CV: Takehito Koyasu)
79. **,765 **2,607 Binan Koukou Chikyuu Bouei-bu LOVE! ED "I miss you no 3 meters" by Chikyuu Seifuku-bu
82. **,741 ***,741 One Piece Nippon Juudan! 47 Cruise CD in Ehime "Mikan to Fuusha" by Nami (CV: Akemi Okamura)
84. **,729 ***,729 One Piece Nippon Juudan! 47 Cruise CD in Tottori "THE SAND BLUES" by Crocodile (CV: Ryuuzaburou Ootomo)
88. **,681 ***,681 One Piece Nippon Juudan! 47 Cruise CD in Kyoto "Hannari Fall in Love" by Boa Hancock (CV: Kotone Mitsuishi)
89. **,655 ***,655 One Piece Nippon Juudan! 47 Cruise CD in Kagawa "Ichigeki Hicchuu" by Usopp (CV: Kappei Yamaguchi)
90. **,644 *52,155 Stand By Me Doraemon ED "Himawari no Yakusoku" by Motohiro Hata
92. **,625 **2,086 Junketsu no Maria OP "Philosophy of Dear World" by ZAQ
93. **,622 101,178 Youkai Watch ED "Dan Dan Dubi Zubaa!" by Dream5 + Burii Taichou
95. **,610 ***,610 One Piece Nippon Juudan! 47 Cruise CD in Nara "Nazo ga Michibiku nara" Nico Robin (CV: Yuriko Yamaguchi)
96. **,603 **2,186 Cross Ange: Tenshi to Ryuu no Rondo OP "Shinjitsu no Mokushiroku" by Yoko Takahashi
100. *,566 **8,346 Seiken Tsukai no World Break OP "Hi no Ito Rinne no Gemini" by petit milady
(cut-off 566)


CD Album
*3. 35,589 357,725 Sekai no Owari "Tree" (incl. Crayon Shin-chan Movie 21: Bakauma! B-Kyuu Gourmet Survival Battle!! ED "RPG")
*6. 13,734 *13,734 nano "Rock on." (incl. Aoki Hagane no Arpeggio: Ars Nova DC ED "Rock on.")
*9. 10,136 *10,136 The iDOLM@STER Million Live! THE IDOLM@STER LIVE THE@TER HARMONY 07 by BIRTH
10. *9,936 **9,936 The iDOLM@STER Million Live! THE IDOLM@STER LIVE THE@TER HARMONY 08 by Mix Nuts
12. *8,651 *43,116 KANA-BOON "TIME" (incl. Naruto Shippuuden OP "Silhouette")
18. *5,424 **5,424 Aoki Hagane no Arpeggio: Ars Nova DC ED "Blue Snow" by Trident
22. *4,531 **4,531 TRUSTRICK (Kanda Sayaka & Billy) "TRUST" (incl. Juuou Mujin no Fafnir OP "FLYING FAFNIR")
26. *3,974 162,824 Ikimono-gakari "FUN! FUN! FANFARE!" (incl. Nanatsu no Taizai OP "Netsujou no Spectrum")
32. *3,329 *14,732 The iDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls Animation Project 00 ST@RTER BEST by Cinderella Project
34. *2,897 *25,460 Ling Tosite Sigure "Best of Tornado" (incl. Psycho-Pass OP "abnormalize" and Psycho-Pass 2 OP "Enigmatic Feeling")
42. *2,371 *52,034 MAN WITH A MISSION "5 Years 5 Wolves 5 Souls"
46. *1,982 **9,536 GARNiDELiA "Linkage Ring"
65. *1,533 **1,533 Strike Witches: Operation Victory Arrow Vol.1 Saint-Trond no Raimei "Hime Uta Collection" by Erica Hartmann (CV: Sakura Nogawa), Minna-Dietlinde Wilcke (CV: Rie Tanaka), Gertrud Barkhorn (CV: Mie Sonozaki)
75. *1,379 **3,847 Rolling☆Girls OP/ED "Hito ni Yasashiku" & "Tsuki no Bakugekiki" by THE ROLLING GIRLS (incl. in Theme Song Album "Hito ni Yasashiku")
(cut-off 1,379)

Source: Oricon Youtaiju

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JizzyHitler said:
ChocoBar9 said:


Could you be anymore of a damn hypocrite? Well at least all the naysayers prancing about G-Reco's v1 sales got BTFO this week though apparently it doesn't deserve to sell the same amount as your precious Shirobako apparently.
hypocritical about what? I dont love shirobako but i want it to be successful cause it shows that a slice of life can focus on working class adults and even feature uncommon subjects of interest yet still be successful. Then sword art aldnoah and mahouka undermine that by showcasing it can be just ass successful to rehash tropes. Am i immature, yeah no shit, but i never said anything conflicting with past statements. Though of course i know you dont give a fuck about any of that youre just get angry cause i shit talked G-reco. If your saying i should admit its a good show just cause it sold good then i have no words


So it's good that a show you like sells well but it's not when a show you don't like sells well. Good to know. Also it's you weren't such a complete novice you'd know that stuff like Shirobako isn't even uncommon.

You're just putting words in mouth I'm just putting out the irony considering how you behaved a month ago.

Feb 5, 2015 6:12 AM by ChocoBar9

I feel like I'm one of the few that wants a Mahouka Koukou season 2

Feb 5, 2015 1:12 AM by Protaku

I gotta watch Sword Art Online II already ahahaha.

Feb 5, 2015 12:59 AM by Tengai

ChocoBar9 said:
JizzyHitler said:
I was happy to see shirobako so high up, but then felt really sad seeing mahouka, G-reco, and aldnoah all selling as well as it then sword art being above it. Oh well at least one good show sold well is all that matters. And hey bahamut did less terrible than i expected + nozaki still being profitable(again where the fuck is my 2nd season).

Now im curious how terrible parasyte is gonna sell


Could you be anymore of a damn hypocrite? Well at least all the naysayers prancing about G-Reco's v1 sales got BTFO this week though apparently it doesn't deserve to sell the same amount as your precious Shirobako apparently.
hypocritical about what? I dont love shirobako but i want it to be successful cause it shows that a slice of life can focus on working class adults and even feature uncommon subjects of interest yet still be successful. Then sword art aldnoah and mahouka undermine that by showcasing it can be just ass successful to rehash tropes. Am i immature, yeah no shit, but i never said anything conflicting with past statements. Though of course i know you dont give a fuck about any of that youre just get angry cause i shit talked G-reco. If your saying i should admit its a good show just cause it sold good then i have no words

Feb 4, 2015 1:12 PM by JizzyHitler

Slow week.

Feb 4, 2015 7:53 AM by Agafin

tsudecimo said:
Kaioshin_Sama said:

More like it's an Aniplex show [....usual Aniplex rant drivel]



You know I can comment on this stuff specifically to make a point. If you want to dismiss it out of hand and be all MAL about it than fine but it doesn't make the point go away. Furthermore the fact that I've been able to communicate and talk just fine with others in this thread so far tells me I'm not the problem here this time so....

Feb 4, 2015 7:52 AM by PeacingOut

JizzyHitler said:
I was happy to see shirobako so high up, but then felt really sad seeing mahouka, G-reco, and aldnoah all selling as well as it then sword art being above it. Oh well at least one good show sold well is all that matters. And hey bahamut did less terrible than i expected + nozaki still being profitable(again where the fuck is my 2nd season).

Now im curious how terrible parasyte is gonna sell


Could you be anymore of a damn hypocrite? Well at least all the naysayers prancing about G-Reco's v1 sales got BTFO this week though apparently it doesn't deserve to sell the same amount as your precious Shirobako apparently.

Feb 4, 2015 7:17 AM by ChocoBar9

Kaioshin_Sama said:
tsudecimo said:
> *3,047 *3,047 Nanatsu no Taizai Vol.1

Very good. The anime was a big hit all around.

More like it's an Aniplex show [....usual Aniplex rant drivel]

Feb 4, 2015 5:27 AM by tsudecimo

I'm glad that Shirobako is selling very well. Good job P.A. Works! =)

Feb 4, 2015 4:07 AM by Meta_Yoshi

Fun fact: sum of the Fall 2014 V1s is 117279. Which means the entire Fall 2014 almost got outsold by Love Live S2 V1 which sold 116266.

Feb 3, 2015 11:54 PM by scytheavatar

I really want to start watching Sword Art online now, definitely if its in Blu Ray :)

Feb 3, 2015 11:43 PM by Smexy-Kun

EasyGo-er said:
Jet_Blackhazel said:


thank you.
But doesnt this mean there are still 3-4 volumes remaining (including the next arc)?
Wow

A normal 2-cour show gets 9 Vol normally so I guess it would be the same too.
2 eps for 1st Vol and 3 eps for each subsequent volumes and we'll get 26 eps.
So, 2 volumes for Yokohama arc.

I want it to get more adaptations too but seeing how they handled S1 without all the monologues (since Tatsuya is a stoic character on the outside and how information-heavy the show is)... I'm not really sure now. :/


but the mahouka LNs are even more information heavy.
The monologues cutting is a problem though.

Looking at the sales of LN & anime, it will get a 2nd season. Lets just hope madhouse changes the director though.

Feb 3, 2015 10:54 PM by JetNoir

I don't remember if the addition off the season shows ranking was on here before in addition to the weekly list but I like that addition. Easier to track.

Feb 3, 2015 10:14 PM by IZEROII

Shingeki no Bahamut, I'm rooting for ya.

Feb 3, 2015 9:28 PM by CG

Finally Maaya Sakamoto's new OP of Koukufuku Graffiti is out (and sells decently I guess?). And Shirobako sells solidly, all is good!

Feb 3, 2015 7:49 PM by zeroyuki92

Kaioshin_Sama said:
Hoppy said:


For video games, if you license the game to FuRyu and a couple of other companies, it won't sell at all, the only thing that even sold well from FuRyu was The Legend of Legacy which was the hardest game I've played in 18 years.


I'm talking more the big shot companies like Square Enix and Bandai Namco that seem really good at making at least as much if not more money off the game and toy end of production committee deals as the anime makes in BD sales. SAO is actually one of those very examples. If you think the anime sales are good you should see what the games pull in. That aside cell phone games...from what I hear Square Enix's Mahouka game isn't doing too badly and between the boost that Cinderella Girls is likely to see this season and the fact that the game version of the Blu-Ray package is going to carry the load it's really starting to seem like by far the better end of the deal.


I've also heard the SAO games are actually good and maybe better than the anime and I'm surprised Mahouka even sold, the game looked bland. The G4U packs are just the same deal with the last ones that I bought, they are great for a few minutes but not worth paying $700+ for the bundle (at least for this series), if only Namco-Bandai could put the Idolm@ster Channel on the PS4 and offer these (even having them on the current PS3 one would be nice), I'd just get those to mess around with because they are reasonably priced digitally.

Feb 3, 2015 7:02 PM by Hoppy

Hoppy said:
Kaioshin_Sama said:


Honestly though lately I've been thinking after seeing some cold hard numbers and how different ends of the production committee make their money back and nowadays I really wonder all the more why people make such a big deal out of anime sales, especially the ones below the 10K mark. I mean it's just so utterly piecemeal compared to the kinds of numbers you see in LN's, Video Games, Manga, Music etc. If you ask me the BD distribution end of the production committee seems like the worst possible end of the deal and like the one I'd be least interested in having since you more or less have to do the most work for the weakest overall returns while the production committee soaks up the majority of the benefits and where the real money is in merchandising and other media and in most cases where it's an original source the original publisher benefits the most from the boost in profile of the series. If you're talking anime originals where the anime studio and it's overhead (if they have one) effectively owns the brand and gets to dictate how it's used then it's a whole different story, but that's not usually the case with most companies.


For video games, if you license the game to FuRyu and a couple of other companies, it won't sell at all, the only thing that even sold well from FuRyu was The Legend of Legacy which was the hardest game I've played in 18 years.


I'm talking more the big shot companies like Square Enix and Bandai Namco that seem really good at making at least as much if not more money off the game and toy end of production committee deals as the anime makes in BD sales. SAO is actually one of those very examples. If you think the anime sales are good you should see what the games pull in. That aside cell phone games...from what I hear Square Enix's Mahouka game isn't doing too badly and between the boost that Cinderella Girls is likely to see this season and the fact that the game version of the Blu-Ray package is going to carry the load it's really starting to seem like by far the better end of the deal.

Feb 3, 2015 6:55 PM by PeacingOut

Kaioshin_Sama said:


Honestly though lately I've been thinking after seeing some cold hard numbers and how different ends of the production committee make their money back and nowadays I really wonder all the more why people make such a big deal out of anime sales, especially the ones below the 10K mark. I mean it's just so utterly piecemeal compared to the kinds of numbers you see in LN's, Video Games, Manga, Music etc. If you ask me the BD distribution end of the production committee seems like the worst possible end of the deal and like the one I'd be least interested in having since you more or less have to do the most work for the weakest overall returns while the production committee soaks up the majority of the benefits and where the real money is in merchandising and other media and in most cases where it's an original source the original publisher benefits the most from the boost in profile of the series. If you're talking anime originals where the anime studio and it's overhead (if they have one) effectively owns the brand and gets to dictate how it's used then it's a whole different story, but that's not usually the case with most companies.


For video games, if you license the game to FuRyu and a couple of other companies, it won't sell at all, the only thing that even sold well from FuRyu was The Legend of Legacy which was the hardest game I've played in 18 years.

Feb 3, 2015 6:44 PM by Hoppy

JizzyHitler said:
I was happy to see shirobako so high up, but then felt really sad seeing mahouka, G-reco, and aldnoah all selling as well as it then sword art being above it. Oh well at least one good show sold well is all that matters. And hey bahamut did less terrible than i expected + nozaki still being profitable(again where the fuck is my 2nd season).

Now im curious how terrible parasyte is gonna sell


Every other season there will be that one quiet kind of laid back show that nobody expects much from but ends up being a top 5 seller. In summer it was Nozaki-Kun, in winter 2013 it was Love Live which has since gone on to become an unstoppable juggernaut, this season it looks like that show is Shirobako.

SAO, Aldnoah and Mahouka are all Aniplex series with tons off packaged extras that are based on based on popular light novel sources with huge obsessive fanbases (bread and butter starting point) or with mega popular with otaku staffers. To not expect them to be major forces in sales is like expect the sun not to rise in the morning. Gundam is Gundam and goes without saying. Not sure what there is to be upset about, I mean I used to be but I've just kind of accepted the reality of it at this point. Otaku gonna otaku and buy popular stuff with popular people involved.

tsudecimo said:
> *3,047 *3,047 Nanatsu no Taizai Vol.1

Very good. The anime was a big hit all around.


More like it's an Aniplex show which pretty much always sell decently anyway and with an event ticket to meet fujoshi icons that star in the show. The fact that the DVD is the bigger seller should clue you in on who is supporting the anime end of things. The real test for that one will be the non-event ticketed packages because at this point it just looks like a kids show that successfully baited fujoshi into buying the disc for the event ticket even though I'm hardly convinced they'd be interested in a shonen action series. Pretty typical Aniplex tactics really.

Honestly though lately I've been thinking after seeing some cold hard numbers and how different ends of the production committee make their money back and nowadays I really wonder all the more why people make such a big deal out of anime sales, especially the ones below the 10K mark (Aka the vast majority of shows) which just don't really seem like they bare much special mention in terms of sales commentary. I mean it's just so utterly piecemeal compared to the kinds of numbers you see in LN's, Video Games, Manga, Music etc. If you ask me the BD distribution end of the production committee seems like the worst possible end of the deal and like the one I'd be least interested in having since you more or less have to do the most work for the weakest overall returns while the production committee soaks up the majority of the benefits and where the real money is in merchandising and other media and in most cases where it's an original source the original publisher benefits the most from the boost in profile of the series. If you're talking anime originals where the anime studio and it's overhead (if they have one) effectively owns the brand and gets to dictate how it's used then it's a whole different story, but that's not usually the case with most companies.

Feb 3, 2015 6:30 PM by PeacingOut

> *3,047 *3,047 Nanatsu no Taizai Vol.1

Very good. The anime was a big hit all around.

Feb 3, 2015 3:54 PM by tsudecimo