While I can’t put my raw spreadsheet up online for a number of reasons, I have had requests to make the data somehow available. I’ve thus compiled a simplified version of my spreadsheet (TV anime only). Note, I do not plan to keep this updated because it’s something of a pain to reformat the 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. 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)

First, please see “Oricon extended ranking data, backlog complete! Explanation and summary” to get the background on what this data is. Comments For this latest update, I’ve gone about it a bit differently. Rather than try to keep all of the discs with their latest Oricon ranking number, I just sorted by sales and autonumbered. […]

Oricon recently released some charts with their mid-year ranking, and I’m trying to figure them out here. We’ll start with the typical mid-year ranking. 2015 Mid-Year Ranking by Volume http://katsu.ula.cc/test/read.cgi/piropiro320jp/1432224768/260 This covers the week of 2014/12/08 (12/22付) through the week of 2015/06/01 (06/15付). The following items represent new data beyond what I have as of […]

For the 2013 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”. But it’s not strictly late night anime, as the numbers really […]

First, please see “Oricon extended ranking data, backlog complete! Explanation and summary” to get the background on what this data is. The previous download, with a bunch of caveat text and explanations, is here: Oricon extended ranking data, full data download as of 2015-02-07 Comments As for why I haven’t done this more often… well […]