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Full list. 197/154 DVD threshold, 255/225 BD.

2018 04/30 – 05/06 Anime DVD List

Anime Rank All Rank Last Rank Week Sales Total Sales #Wks Title
6 30 48 716 19,559 7 Mary to Majo no Hana
7 31 7 706 3,613 2 Osomatsu-san Season 2 v5
8 32 700 700 1 ONE PIECE 19th Season: Whole Cake Island v9
9 33 72 683 28,225 23 Granblue Fantasy The Animation v7
10 35 4 679 6,287 2 IDOLiSH7 v3
12 41 95 577 26,153 28 Granblue Fantasy The Animation v6
13 42 569 569 1 Violet Evergarden v2
14 44 529 21,771 37 Granblue Fantasy The Animation v5
15 45 82 526 121,556 199 Tonari no Totoro (2014 re-release)
16 49 496 21,821 41 Granblue Fantasy The Animation v4
17 50 45 494 3,868 3 Uchiage Hanabi, Shita kara Miru ka? Yoko kara Miru ka?
18 51 132 493 22,468 44 Granblue Fantasy The Animation v3
19 53 146 489 23,381 49 Granblue Fantasy The Animation v2
20 55 139 481 28,722 49 Granblue Fantasy The Animation v1
21 86 135 310 11,453 24 Soreike! Anpanman Buruburu no Takarasagashi Daibouken!
22 89 15 300 2,294 2 THE IDOLM@STER SideM v5
27 227 8,167 56 Doraemon: Shin Nobita no Daimakyou – Peko to 5-nin no Tankentai (re-release)
29 200 8,325 59 Doraemon: Shin Nobita to Tetsujin Heidan – Habatake Tenshi-tachi (re-release)
30 197 16,678 105 Doraemon: Nobita no Kyouryuu 2006 (re-release)
154 154 1 Kaijuu Girls: Ultra Kaijuu Gijinka Keikaku Season 2

Other releases (concerts etc)
14 3 1,201 10,828 2 A3! First Blooming Festival
59 19 458 2,108 2 Saitou Souma no Wagokoro no Kimi ni 2
63 11 443 2,824 2 Taniyama Kishou no Kiraku Sanpo. in Yamaguchi
70 23 394 1,730 2 Eguchi Takuya no Oretachi datte Motto Iyasaretai! 2 LE
84 12 319 3,644 2 Yuuri!!! on Concert
93 13 290 2,470 2 Tensai Gunshi Fandisc 3
96 24 280 1,597 2 Love Live! Sunshine! Aqours 2nd LoveLive! Happy Party Train Tour (Day 2)
183 1,118 2 Love Live! Sunshine! Aqours 2nd LoveLive! Happy Party Train Tour (Day 1)

2018 04/30 – 05/06 Anime BD List

Anime Rank All Rank Last Rank Week Sales Total Sales #Wks Title
1 2 5,026 5,026 1 Violet Evergarden v2
2 5 2 3,292 34,106 2 Love Live! Sunshine!! 2nd Season v5
3 18 8 1,011 9,702 2 IDOLiSH7 v3
4 20 947 947 1 citrus v2
5 25 10 833 9,202 2 THE IDOLM@STER SideM v5
6 29 21 713 3,984 2 Osomatsu-san Season 2 v5
7 33 11 614 8,681 2 Sora yori mo Tooi Basho v2
8 34 67 613 61,989 7 Girls und Panzer Finale I
9 37 16 576 5,778 2 Darling in the FranXX v1
11 44 513 513 1 Takunomi. v2
13 48 62 484 29,228 4 Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha: Reflection SLE
15 61 15 379 5,717 2 Overlord II v1
16 72 132 318 9,868 7 Mary to Majo no Hana RE
19 77 22 305 2,742 2 Kino no Tabi: The Beautiful World (2017) v3
20 80 26 297 2,287 2 Ryuuou no Oshigoto! v2
83 60 291 7,410 3 Free!: Take Your Marks LE
87 23 281 2,471 2 Steins;Gate BD Box (re-release)
90 67 268 7,129 5 Violet Evergarden v1
94 83 260 5,064 3 Uchiage Hanabi, Shita kara Miru ka? Yoko kara Miru ka? LE
96 35 255 1,631 2 Death March kara Hajimaru Isekai Kyousoukyoku v2
225 225 1 Kaijuu Girls: Ultra Kaijuu Gijinka Keikaku Season 2

Other releases (concerts etc)
8 5 2,292 22,966 2 The IDOLM@STER SideM Greeting Tour 2017: Beyond the Dream
10 4 2,033 27,744 2 Love Live! Sunshine! Aqours 2nd LoveLive! Happy Party Train Tour
17 7 1,019 10,762 2 A3! First Blooming Festival
27 12 723 7,335 2 Yuuri!!! on Concert (concert)
78 37 304 2,266 2 AD-Live 2017 v5
199 1,356 2 Love Live! Sunshine! Aqours 2nd LoveLive! Happy Party Train Tour (Day 2)
123 722 2 Love Live! Sunshine! Aqours 2nd LoveLive! Happy Party Train Tour (Day 1)

 

Winter update:
Kaijuu Girls s2 sells 225/154, total 379. One-shot release, so Series average: 379.

VEG v2 sells 5026/569, total 5,595.
v1 adds 268 BDs, total 7,843.

Citrus v2 sells 947 BDs, DVDs do not rank.

Takunomi v2, final volume, sells 513 BDs. There’s also DVDs staggered from the BD release but they won’t rank, so – Series average: 510.

Idolish7 v3 adds 1011/679, total 15,989. Depending on how future volumes hold up, we’re looking at roughly a 20k average.

Yorimoi v2 adds 614 BDs, total 9,266. Hopefully 9.5k next week if thresholds allow.

Darlifra v1 adds 576 BDs, total 6,488.

Overlord s2 v1 adds 379 BDs, total 6,457.

Ryuuou v2 adds 297, total 2,287.

Death March v2 adds 255, total 1,631.

 
Fall update:
LL Sunshine s2 v5 adds 3292, total 34,106.

Imas SideM v5 adds 833/300, total 11,496.

Osomatsu-san s2 v5 adds 713/706, total 7,597.

Kino 2017 v3, final volume, adds 305, total 2,742. Series average: 2,719.

 
Past seasons:
Granblue v1 adds 481 DVDs, total 62,543.
v2 adds 489 DVDs, total 49,658.
v3 adds 493 DVDs, total 46,981.
v4 adds 496 DVDs, total 45,543.
v5 adds 529 DVDs, total 44,670.
v6 adds 577 DVDs, total 51,125.
v7, final volume, adds 683 DVDs, total 57,074. Series average: 51,085. Another milestone passed… now it feels like passing Shingeki (52,078) and Fate/Zero (52,285) and becoming #10 since 2000 is just a matter of time. This is definitely a couple hundred GBF whales buying a whole set of DVDs every week, with occasional fluctuations higher. Meanwhile, Uma Musume has been in or around the top 10 every day since April 29 when Granblue codes were announced for it.

 
OVAs, Movies, Boxsets etc:
Garupan Finale I adds 613 BDs, total 67,802.

Nanoha Reflection adds 484 BDs, total 36,613.

Free Take Your Marks adds 291 LE BDs, total 13,411.

Steins;Gate BD Box adds 281, total 2,471.

 

Upcoming Releases for 2018 05/07 – 05/13
2018/05/09 Card Captor Sakura: Clear Card-hen v1
2018/05/09 Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel I Presage Flower

18 Responses to “2018 04/30 – 05/06 Weekly Sales List”

  1. Elio says:

    Despite Citrus’ numbers, disc sales aren’t that important in grand scheme of things for that specific title, right?

  2. yareyare says:

    um… SideM’s live events sell better than the anime, reminds me of Tourabu

    and a 20k average for I7 would be pretty good although I expected a lot more

  3. Tuna says:

    A game anime in the top 10 of modern history. Hold me. Incredible.

    Longest legs ever of a non rereleased show yet probably?

    • something something says:

      Depends how we’re defining legs. When it comes to percentage of total disc sales that happened after the first week, that’s always been Love Live’s gig. For whatever reason, it has extremely large weeks after the first (multiple thousands) rather than selling those all up front. Part of it is bumps when ticket application deadlines approach, but it goes beyond that. Maybe Bandai has trouble stocking it, I dunno.

      Here’s every show that’s averaged at least 15,000 since 2010 ranked by percentage of sales occurring after wk1, with a minimum threshold of 20% (there are 59 total so this is the top 27):

      Granblue is extremely high up there at #3, and it’s not impossible that it could get to second place. Especially if we ever get an update that fills in the huge number of weeks left unreported for the BD versions. Fully a third of its sales have already come after wk1, which is nuts.

      As far as longest legs by number of weeks ranked, yes that would go to Granblue. With 49 weeks of ranking each for Granblue v1 and v2, no other TV volume release I have on record is higher, and it’s just going to keep running up the score.

      If you include Bandai’s re-release singles for Garupan and LL s1, then those dominate. The Garupan re-release singles themselves sold 84.8% of their discs after wk1, which. is. unbelievable. Love Live s1’s re-releases sold 51.8% of their discs after wk1, also insane. In terms of total weeks, the Garupan re-release discs topped out at 60 weeks (v3) and LL topped out at 47 (v1 and v4). LL ranked a lot longer in its original release than Garupan did though, due to much better stock. So if you combined original + re-release singles, the top would be LL v1 (40 + 47 = 87 weeks). Garupan’s top would be v3 (15 + 60 = 75 weeks). Granblue won’t reach those numbers. (Uhhh… probably… shit, who knows anymore.)

      [Caveat: My # weeks ranked data is more reliable the more recent a show is, so older titles are hard to compare. Then again Oricon tracked less titles back in the day so it would have been harder for them to rank anyway.]

      • Antika says:

        These are really interesting data, especially the total number of weeks ranked. I don’t think I have seen them anywhere on this website, do you plan to publish them in the future or do you only keep them for personal use?

        • something something says:

          Unfortunately the data wouldn’t really fit anywhere in the current charts I maintain. The per-volume ranking would in theory be closest, but that shows the total sales per volume (combining all formats/editions) whereas the #weeks ranked is tracked for each individual edition of the disc (so DVD and BD weeks ranked are tracked separately, for example).

          I also wouldn’t want to add it to any charts because it’s not necessarily completely accurate. If a title ranks outside of the top 100 and doesn’t come back into the top 100 later, I’m not going to have a complete weeks count.

          The best way to see how many weeks a disc ranked is to check the entry in the Oricon database. If you go here and enter the name of the series in Japanese, you can see the number of weeks ranked under 登場回数 for each item page.

          So as an example of what I was talking about, I have 105 weeks of ranking for Garupan Anzio OVA, but it’s actually ranked 115 times – those last 10 weeks just haven’t been in the top 100 so we’ve not seen them.

          • Antika says:

            Actually there’s already a chart with the number of weeks indicated (all formats included) in the “Vol. 1 Sales by Season” so I guess it takes the best between DVD and BD. Is it not possible to have a detailed DVD/BD sales distinction like in the “Average Sales by Year” but per volume? I can see the number of weeks ranked for each format fit here.

            I don’t think accuracy is really a problem as sales are all about estimation and exact numbers can never be really tracked down, I would rather have an indication of the last time it ranked in the top 100 than no information at all (or having to go through all the weekly charts to find the last time it ranked to have an idea). It can still be a useful reference at least for recent titles even if not entirely reliable.

            I already knew about the Oricon entry page but most of the time I checked the total number of weeks per volume was clearly not updated or wasn’t indicated at all so I never use it.

            On another note, what about the total sales per series combining all formats? There are the “Mid-Year and Yearly Rankings” and the different rankings with average sales but I would like to compare series of different years in absolute sales and possibly sort them by wk1 and post-wk1 sales like shown in the table without having to add the per-volume sales as they most often don’t totally correspond with the total sales data because of the trail.

            • something something says:

              I update the vol 1 chart manually, so that wouldn’t be something I could maintain for bigger lists. Basically it’s just kind of a lot of work to add additional charts or even additional columns to existing charts, and while number of weeks ranked per can be momentarily interesting, my feeling is that it’s not illuminating enough to add it to my list of things to maintain.

              • Antika says:

                I can imagine the amount of work needed if the distinction wasn’t made from the beginning or if it’s updated manually so I won’t ask again if you judge these data not worth enough to be added. I guess I will just have to go through the current charts hoping to find the information I need to construct my own comparisons as I am only interested in specific titles.
                Thanks for your response.

                • something something says:

                  If there’s a limited number of specific shows you’re interested in I can manually dump out some of the relevant data into a google doc or something, it’d just have to be a one-time thing.

                  Also, regarding how I track weekly data: I usually track the first 10 weeks separately, and then all later weeks combined in one column with whatever the most recent total is. I do this because I don’t want to keep adding columns indefinitely to my spreadsheet for every week that something ranks.

                  This column is also used for data that isn’t explicitly tied to a specific week, such as mid-year or end-of-year lists. So say a title ranks:
                  Week 1: 10,000
                  Week 2: 2,000
                  Week 3: 1,000

                  And when ranks in the yearly list as 14,500 we’d see:
                  Adjustment: 1,500

                  (Or whatever I call the column, I forget.) We don’t actually know what weeks those 1,500 discs are from or how it’s divvied up, just that they’re from some time after week 3.

                  • Antika says:

                    I see, 10 weeks tracked separately should be sufficient for the majority of the series as the difference most often doesn’t exceed a couple hundreds afterwards for the final addition. In this case I accept your offer with pleasure. You don’t need to make an extraction of specific titles, I wouldn’t want to have forgotten any of them so I prefer to do it myself.

                    The spreadsheets I’m interested in are the ones with the weekly data you just explained, the total sales with wk1/wk2+ distinction and the number of weeks tracked per-volume and by format, for all genre including re-releases (if it isn’t too much).

  4. sam says:

    how much will fate sell next week

    • something something says:

      Well, I’d need to see the future to know that but I can say that Stalker’s estimate was 51,468. So I guess we’ll find out next Tuesday how accurate that was.

      • Whocares says:

        Is 50k good for a movie or bad?

        • something something says:

          That’s much too broad a question. We can’t say what’s good “for a movie” because movies could mean, like, a recap film for a niche late night series, or it could mean Kimi no Na wa.

          In any case, 50k seems like it would be good for Heaven’s Feel.

  5. something something says:

    Updated with the full list.

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