2019 Fall Vol 1 Rankings
Please note: Volume 1 sales are not the best, or even a particularly good, way to evaluate a series’ performance. Sometimes one of two formats doesn’t rank in volume 1, but ranks in a later volume. Often times volume 1 sales are inflated with bonuses like event tickets or bundled manga, etc. Always, always use the average sales when evaluating anime, not volume 1 sales. I only provide these because it takes many months before we have a final average and people like to be able to ballpark a season early on. Just be intelligent about it!

Sales #Weeks Title Release Date Formats Partial Ranking
24,136 6 Urashimasakatasen no Nichijou 2019/12/25 DVD
19,177 7 Granblue Fantasy The Animation Season 2 2019/12/13 BD/DVD
11,720 3 Fate/Grand Order: Zettai Majuu Sensen Babylonia 2020/01/29 BD/DVD
10,141 3 Sword Art Online: Alicization – War of Underworld 2019/12/25 BD/DVD
8,877 12 Azur Lane 2019/12/04 BD
3,473 1 Stand My Heroes Piece of Truth 2019/11/27 BD/DVD
3,024 1 Psycho-Pass 3 2020/01/22 BD/DVD
2,196 1 Phantasy Star Online 2: Episode Oracle 2019/11/20 BD/DVD
1,905 1 Boku no Hero Academia 4th 2020/01/22 BD/DVD
1,660 1 High Score Girl II 2020/03/25 BD
1,298 1 Bokutachi wa Benkyou ga Dekinai! 2019/12/25 BD/DVD
1,251 1 Chihayafuru 3 2019/12/25 BD/DVD
1,015 1 Ore wo Suki nano wa Omae dake ka yo 2019/12/25 BD/DVD
977 1 Actors: Songs Connection 2019/12/18 BD/DVD
893 1 Kandagawa Jet Girls 2020/01/24 BD/DVD
759 1 Watashi, Nouryoku wa Heikinchi de tte Itta yo ne! 2019/12/20 BD
746 1 Honzuki no Gekokujou: Shisho ni Naru Tame ni wa Shudan wo Erandeiraremasen 2019/12/27 BD/DVD
743 1 Nanatsu no Taizai: Kamigami no Gekirin 2020/02/12 BD/DVD
724 1 Shokugeki no Souma: Shin no Sara 2020/04/29 BD-Box/DVD-Box
683 1 Shinchou Yuusha: Kono Yuusha ga Ore Tueee Kuse ni Shinchou Sugiru 2020/01/24 BD/DVD
579 1 Keishichou Tokumubu Tokushu Kyouakuhan Taisakushitsu Dainanaka: Tokunana 2019/12/25 BD/DVD
544 1 Val x Love 2019/12/20 BD
463 1 Houkago Saikoro Club 2020/01/08 BD
401 1 Kabukichou Sherlock 2020/01/24 BD/DVD
382 1 Assassins Pride 2019/12/20 BD
371 1 Dorufuro: Iyashi-hen 2020/02/19 BD-Box
361 1 Z/X Code Reunion 2020/02/04 BD
320 1 Hataage! Kemono Michi 2020/01/24 BD/DVD Yes
280 1 Choujin Koukousei-tachi wa Isekai demo Yoyuu de Ikinuku you desu! 2020/01/08 BD
250 1 Rifle Is Beautiful 2020/02/27 BD
206 1 Mairimashita! Iruma-kun 2019/12/20 BD/DVD Yes
167 1 Mugen no Juunin: Immortal 2020/08/19 BD-Box
117 1 Babylon 2020/04/22 BD-Box
74 1 No Guns Life 2020/02/26 BD/DVD Yes
63 1 Ahiru no Sora 2020/02/26 BD/DVD Yes
62 1 Africa no Salaryman 2020/01/24 BD/DVD Yes
Chuubyou Gekihatsu Boy 2019/12/25 BD/DVD
Kono Oto Tomare! 2nd Season 2019/12/25 BD
Shin Chuuka Ichiban! 2020/02/26 BD-Box

Partial Ranking means a release came out on more than one video format, but only one of the two ranked.

Season-specific notes

Vol. 1 Unranked, Later Vol. Ranked
Kono Oto Tomare did not rank for v1, but sold 521 for v2.

8 Responses to “2019 Fall Seasonal Vol 1 Rankings”

  1. Arukasa says:

    Just a question: for Hoshiai no Sora, will the sales be tracked by Oricon?

    • something says:

      I don’t see it listed in their database yet, so probably not. Store exclusives often don’t get tracked.

      • Arukasa says:

        Oh, ok. Thank you for your reply. As Animate cooperates with Oricon, I thought that we may have some information but if not, I don’t see how to know about it.

        • something says:

          Yep they do report, but for some reason when they’re the only major retailer offering a title, we don’t necessarily get numbers (but it’s not guaranteed one way or the other). I recall this being a big thing when it came to, say, Utapri concert discs as well.

  2. sifadil says:

    Were did you get the number of sales for Shinchou Yuusha: Kono Yuusha ga Ore Tueee Kuse ni Shinchou Sugiru?

    • something says:

      All of the data (for every show, not just this one) comes from leaks of Oricon’s sales estimates. It sold 581 BDs (#13 on the animation charts for the week) and 102 BDs (the standard leaks from outside the top 50 posted on 5ch).

      • sifadil says:

        Thanks for answering. Why ‘leaks’? aren’t the sales estimates available on Oricon’s website? I did find the weekly top 10 there.
        Also, thanks for writing the FAQ. I read some parts of it and I’m starting to get the whole picture.

        • something says:

          Oricon only publishes a very small portion of their weekly data on their website. They actually track far more than that, so that’s why we have to rely on leaks from their paid services (Youtaiju and Biz).

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