See here for the 2017 Mid-year ranking.   2017 Full-year Ranking by Volume • The source for all the following data is here: https://pastebin.com/YPDZQC65 • This covers the week of 2016/12/12 (12/26付) through the week of 2017/12/04 (12/18付). • If the release is one I track, the amounts added over the last known number in […]

See here for the 2016 Full-year ranking.   2017 Mid-year Ranking by Volume • The source for all the following data is here: https://pastebin.com/UgNXWBAs • This covers the week of 2015/12/12 (12/26付) through the week of 2017/06/05 (12/19付). • If the release is one I track, the amounts added over the last known number in […]

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)