Ranking update summary for the weeks of 2014 12/15, 12/22, 12/29

The following rankings have been updated to reflect the full data released this week.

» Weekly sales for 12/15 – 12/21
» Weekly sales for 12/22 – 12/28
» Weekly sales for 12/29 – 01/04

» 2000-Present, TV Anime Sales over 10k
» 2000-Present, Long-running franchises, Average and Per-volume sales
» TV Anime BD Boxsets over ¥100m
» Box Office Gross, TV Anime Adaptations
» Series Data – Quick View

» 2013 Total Average Sales Ranking
» 2013 Per-volume Sales Ranking

» 2014 Total Average Sales Ranking
» 2014 Per-volume Sales Ranking
» 2014 Summer Vol. 1 Ranking
» 2014 Fall Vol. 1 Ranking

Other posts this week:
» New Rankings: Long-running franchises
» All Oricon-tracked DVD/BDs by rank (rank only, no sales number)
» Fall 2014 viewing update #5 (final), and Winter 2015 viewing plans
» 2014 Anime Watching Year in Review

I kept putting this off to spend more time plowing through the full Oricon rankings to populate older data, but an update is waaaay past due now.

I did save a copy of the Quick View list with the averages from before I started adding extended ranking data. My plan is to take the list when I finish (don’t hold your breath, could be 2-3 more weeks) and compare the average before the update to the average after. I’ll show the amount increased or decreased and what percentage of sales that accounts for. Obviously I’ll need to remove anything that had a new volume released in the past few weeks considering that’d skew the results, so it’ll mostly be for already completed series.

The 10k list has seen a good boost today:
Initial D Fifth Stage – Fall 2012, only just realized I missed it.
Hyouka – Extended ranking puts it over the line.
Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru. – Ditto above.
Free! -Eternal Summer- – The question is if it’ll hit 20k, not 10k, so it’s a lock.
Sword Art Online II- – Ditto above.
Jojo no Kimyou na Bouken Stardust Crusaders – Now that I’m splitting it and Egypt-hen, the second season of Jojo gets 10k. Egypt-hen will probably slip a bit below.

Three 2014 titles not in the above list are currently over 10k: Nozaki-kun, Mahouka, and P4GA. The first two are all but a lock, but they’re close enough that I’ll wait until they’re either done or only have one volume left. P4GA is a very long shot, three volumes left and only about 10.5k even with extended list additions. It’ll probably end mid-9s.

The only 10k from Fall is going to be UBW. Even if G Reco was indeed a case of Oricon not adding the Amazon edition it’s still going to be closer to 7k than 10k. Yuyuyu is the dark horse but I think only v1 will hit 10k. Maybe 8k average.

So we’re probably looking at 10 10ks in 2014. Lowest since 2007, but not drastically lower than the 11-12 most of those years have had.

5 Responses to “Ranking summary for the weeks of 2014 12/15, 12/22, 12/29”

  1. moonnya says:

    Some shows, like Seitokai Yakuindomo*, the average and the sales per volume doesnt fit with each others
    Which one is correct ?

    • something says:

      Oh, right, Yakuindomo is a special problem because the title ends in a * and thus messes up my formulas, which read that as a wildcard. I need to do a custom formula for that one… should be 4,066. Updated the averages and quick view lists.

      I recently changed my formula for calculating totals to be more maintainable (not needing to select specific ranges for every single series) but there are a handful that need special attention for various reasons. I think I caught almost all of them except weird cases like this. For the most part I’ve needed to fix titles where there’s multiple versions of a format (REs, or both singles and box for the same show) and this is the only show with a literal * in the title.

      Do let me know if you or anyone else see anything else weird.

  2. moonnya says:

    Well I think you have a problem in Gundam Build Fighter (Fall 2013). And I remember you used to have data for Aoki Hagane no Arpeggio too.

    • something says:

      Got it, thanks, fixed the BF issue. Swore I’d done that one specifically! Should be just about everything now.

      The latter was removed along with all other 3DCGI-only film as not being relevant to this site.

  3. Natapori says:

    Yeah.it’s nice to see Hyouka on 10K Chart.I’m waiting for along.It deserver for this.

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