See here for the 2016 Mid-year ranking.   2016 Full-year Ranking by Volume • This covers the week of 2015/12/14 (12/28付) through the week of 2016/12/05 (12/19付). • If the release is one I track, the amounts added over the last known number in parentheses. • (n/a) means we have data that is more recent […]

See Full-year per-Volume and per-Series Total charts from Oricon for the 2015 Full-year ranking. I’d originally posted these as comments but ought to go ahead with a full post.   2016 Mid-Year Ranking by Volume http://katsu.ula.cc/test/read.cgi/piropiro320jp/1432224768/389 This covers the week of 2015/12/14 (12/28付) through the week of 2016/06/06 (06/20付). The following volumes have updated data: […]

First, please see “Oricon extended ranking data, backlog complete! Explanation and summary” to get the background on what this data is. Comments Same approach as 2015-06-27. See that post for details. As explained in this post, there will be no more Extended Ranking updates. Oricon closed the loophole and there’s no extended ranking to scrape […]

There was reason to believe this past week that Oricon has killed the extended ranking exploit we’d been using to estimate sales for titles ranking 101-300 each week. It could have been a glitch, but the fact that both just happened to cut off at a clean 100 seemed too coincidental. Now I think we […]

See Mid-year per-Volume and per-Series Total charts from Oricon for the previous ranking in June.   2015 Full-Year Ranking by Volume http://katsu.ula.cc/test/read.cgi/piropiro320jp/1432224768/325 This covers the week of 2014/12/08 (12/22付) through the week of 2015/12/07 (12/21付). Normally I only list a disc if it’s got new data, but I already added the additional data when I […]

First, please see “Oricon extended ranking data, backlog complete! Explanation and summary” to get the background on what this data is. Comments Same approach as 2015-06-27. See that post for details. Download ORICON EXTENDED RANKING, CLEANED, UPDATED 2015-10-17 (Two sheets, one for BD, the other for DVD)

Been meaning to add distributors for a while, and a request about it got me to finally do it. Comments There are two companies that are involved in disc releases, and I used https://www.kinokuniya.co.jp for this at ultimatemegax’s suggestion, since they actually split the two. Other sites don’t make the distinction from what I’ve seen. […]

First, please see “Oricon extended ranking data, backlog complete! Explanation and summary” to get the background on what this data is. Comments Same approach as 2015-06-27. See that post for details. Download ORICON EXTENDED RANKING, CLEANED, UPDATED 2015-08-16 (Two sheets, one for BD, the other for DVD)

First, please see “Oricon extended ranking data, backlog complete! Explanation and summary” to get the background on what this data is. Comments Same approach as 2015-06-27. See that post for details. Download ORICON EXTENDED RANKING, CLEANED, UPDATED 2015-07-25 (Two sheets, one for BD, the other for DVD)

First, please see “Oricon extended ranking data, backlog complete! Explanation and summary” to get the background on what this data is. Comments Same approach as 2015-06-27. See that post for details. Download ORICON EXTENDED RANKING, CLEANED, UPDATED 2015-07-10 (Two sheets, one for BD, the other for DVD)