We’re almost halfway into the season now, so let’s review Stalker’s latest v1wk1 estimates. All Points/Estimates are based on Amazon Ranking Stalker. Already Released Points so far Estimate Unpenalized Est Rls Date Days to Rls Solcit Date Pts/Day Series Upcoming Releases Points so far Estimate Unpenalized Est Rls Date Days to Rls Solcit Date Pts/Day […]

Previous update: July 29, 2017 We’re farther into the season now and will soon be coming up on a lot of v1s, so time for a review of Stalker’s latest v1wk1 estimates again. All Points/Estimates are based on Amazon Ranking Stalker. Already Released Points so far Estimate Rls Date Days to Rls Solcit Date Pts/Day […]

For the 2015 JVA report post, see this post. The numbers below are for the category 日本のアニメーション(一般向け) which the official translated reports list as “Animation for Grown-ups Domestic” though 一般向け more means “general public”. I assume they’re defining the general public as “not kids”. It’d primarily, though not exclusively, cover the prime time/late night series […]

With sales of the first Summer title being reported next week, this is as good a time as any to post a review of Stalker’s latest v1wk1 estimates. All Points/Estimates are based on Amazon Ranking Stalker. Already Released Points so far Estimate Rls Date Days to Rls Solcit Date Pts/Day Series 7,690 7,690 2017/07/26 -5 […]

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 […]

With sales of the first and biggest Spring title being reported tomorrow, this is as good a time as any to post a review of Stalker’s latest v1wk1 estimates. All Points/Estimates are based on Amazon Ranking Stalker. Upcoming Releases Points so far Estimate Rls Date Days to Rls Solcit Date Pts/Day Series 62,095 62,095 2017/04/26 […]

February 7th Update Since two weeks ago there were some broken estimates, I decided to do this again. All Points/Estimates are based on Amazon Ranking Stalker. Upcoming Releases Pts so far Feb-23 Est Feb-08 Est Rls Date Days to Rls Solcit Date Pts/Day Series 1,007 1,760 1,793 2017/03/29 33 2017/01/12 25 Marginal#4: Kiss kara Tsukuru […]

Did one of these for Fall 2016, albeit at a later point in the season, I think. All Points/Estimates are based on Amazon Ranking Stalker. Over/Under assumptions and comments below the table are my own. Upcoming Releases Points so far Estimate Rls Date Days to Rls Solcit Date Pts/Day Over/Under Series 6,910 25,994 2017/03/24 43 […]

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 […]

I haven’t done one of these since Winter 2015, largely because there simply hasn’t been much of anything interesting going on in anime sales (for me anyway) in a very long time. And honestly, that holds true this season as well: I’m only watching one show that might go over 5k, and definitely none that […]