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Toho to Ship 1.2 Million Copies of 'Kimi no Na wa.' Blu-ray and DVD

by arsonal
Jul 20, 2017 8:50 AM | 21 Comments
Toho is expected to ship over 1.2 million discs for the Blu-ray and DVD release of the anime movie Kimi no Na wa. (Your Name.), scheduled to arrive in stores on July 26. The Nikkei Marketing Journal newspaper will publish a one-page feature on the movie in its Friday issue.

The total number of Blu-ray and DVD shipments does not necessarily equate to the number of copies sold. Shipment numbers often include copies sent to a company's business offices and to retailer warehouses. Kimi no Na wa. will be released in three versions—a Collector's Edition 4K UHD Blu-ray priced at 12,000 yen, a Special Edition Blu-ray priced at 7,800 yen, and a Standard Edition priced at 4,800 yen for Blu-ray and 3,800 yen for DVD. Retailer listings indicate the discs will include English and Chinese subtitles.

To date, Kimi no Na wa. has accumulated box office revenues of more than 24.94 billion yen in Japan since it opened in theaters in August 2016. Earlier this year, it eclipsed Sen to Chihiro no Kamikushi (Spirited Away) as the top grossing anime movie globally after setting box office records in China.

North American distributor FUNimation Entertainment announced its own Blu-ray and DVD release of the movie at Anime Expo earlier this month. No specific date has been set, but FUNimation indicated its release will occur within the year.

Blu-ray and DVD Announcement

Source: Nikkei MJ

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shanimebib said:
I think they will still need another batch after that. How often do you hear report/news on BBC of a Japanese Animation Movie?

They mostly give attention to all the mainstream anime films out there.

Jul 25, 2017 2:09 AM by R_TF

Nigami_Shin said:
people shouldn't buy this. $42 is way too much for a bluray - and 32 for a dvd, are they serious? that's the reason why so many torrent anime

You realize that in Japan to buy a full one cour series (12-13 episodes) in BD it will usually cost you 300€ right? This is rental pricing, so having it priced that high is nothing surprising.
Not like I would like it to be sold far lower than that, but anime is a niche medium that doesn't have any better way to survive than rental pricing.

Jul 24, 2017 8:01 AM by Zefyris

Make it rain baby!

Jul 24, 2017 7:41 AM by joe_g7

Goddamn finally , only time before a bdrip shows up on torrents.

Jul 21, 2017 9:36 AM by OppaiSugoi

If I had money I would try to buy it.

Jul 21, 2017 2:20 AM by Wasshio

people shouldn't buy this. $42 is way too much for a bluray - and 32 for a dvd, are they serious? that's the reason why so many torrent anime

Jul 20, 2017 11:45 PM by Nigami_Shin

I think it will not hit 100k units sold on its opening week. maybe around 10k-50k.

Jul 20, 2017 11:27 PM by crx07

i might wait for the funimation pirated release lol so that i can watch it in enlgish dub and i can focus more on the awesome visuals

Jul 20, 2017 8:32 PM by deg


Jul 20, 2017 8:28 PM by ichii_1

I won't be buying a copy, that's for sure.

Jul 20, 2017 7:39 PM by piepie

Oh god. Let this horrendous of a movie die. Hahaha.

Jul 20, 2017 7:21 PM by TheDoggoneGirl


Jul 20, 2017 3:39 PM by hide_platinum

In Poland i can only dream to buy this movie.

Jul 20, 2017 2:19 PM by _StillAlive_

Robiiii said:
I wonder how quickly the subs are gonna go up
The day the Bluray comes out. The Bluray comes with English subs, so there's no need to wait for subs.

Jul 20, 2017 2:18 PM by GoldenDevilGamer

I bought the regular Blu-ray version I am waiting to see it again.

Jul 20, 2017 1:42 PM by KamijouToumaIB

Personally bought the 4k collectors edition. Can't wait to see the movie again.

Jul 20, 2017 10:34 AM by Shuhan

I wonder how quickly the subs are gonna go up.
More importantly tho, is the 4K gonna be leaked at all or not???

Jul 20, 2017 10:32 AM by Robiiii

Wonder if the hype is still all there.

Jul 20, 2017 10:03 AM by Paulo27

Well, my predictions are that it'll sell easily over 500k BD + DVD in the first week. But they'll be shipping more soon. And considering that the Japanese release will be coming with English (and Chinese) subs, they'll be a lot of people importing it, like me.

Jul 20, 2017 9:13 AM by GoldenDevilGamer

It's been a year and still no release date for Germany announced.
I don't care anymore, you can keep your stupid movie.

Jul 20, 2017 9:09 AM by TrashDax

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