Booklista and eBookJapan, two of the major online bookstores in Japan, have released their top-selling book list for the first half of 2016. In both rankings, Hajime Isayama's Shingeki no Kyojin/Attack on Titan series is listed as the most popular manga title. Hit the jump for more details.
According to the latest Oricon report, "The [email protected] Cinderella [email protected] Cute jewelries! 003," the newest album from The [email protected] Cinderella Girls social game franchise released on June 1, makes its debut at No.1 in the Oricon weekly album charts, selling 33,000 units in its first week. Hit the jump for more details.
Amazon Japan has announced its top-selling lists in each category for the first half of 2016. The most popular print manga volume at the largest online store in Japan during the period was the long-awaited 13th volume of Kiyohiko Azuma's Yotsuba&! from Kadokawa/Ascii Media Works. Check the lists for manga and anime after the jump.
According to the latest Oricon report, the special limited edition Blu-ray of Girls und Panzer der Film sold an impressive 162,000 units in its first week, ranking No.1 in the weekly overall Blu-ray sales chart. This is the second No.1 Blu-ray disc for the franchise following the fifth volume of the TV series released in May 2013. Hit the jump for more details.
Also according to the Oricon report, the top-selling light novel series in the first half of this year was Natsume Akatsuki's Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo!/KonoSuba: God's Blessing on This Wonderful World! published from Kadokawa Shoten's Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko imprint. It didn't rank even in the top 10 last year. Check the series/volume rankings after the jump.
Oricon has posted the top-selling book lists in each category for the first half of 2016. While Eiichiro Oda's One Piece regains top place in the manga sales ranking, the top-selling title in the same period of the last year, Nakaba Suzuki's The Seven Deadly Sins drops to 6th, losing a huge 60 percent of its sales. Check the list after the jump.
According to the latest Oricon report, the regular edition of the 19th tankobon volume of Nakaba Suzuki's fantasy manga series The Seven Deadly Sins, released on February 17 in Japan, sold 350,720 copies in its first week, becoming the top-selling manga of the week. Hit the jump for more details.
According to the latest Oricon report, six-member Japanese idol unit AouP's 5th single "Zenryoku Batankyu," released on February 10, sold 25,000 copies in its first week, ranking second in the weekly single sales chart. It is now used as the OP theme for the second cour of the Osomatsu-san/Mr. Osomatsu TV anime. Hit the jump for more details and MVs.
"Six Same Faces ~Konya wa Saikou!!!!!!," the 1st ED theme song for the ongoing TV anime Osomatsu-san/Mr. Osomatsu, is officially certificated as "Gold Disc" by The Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ), which is given to music CDs sold 100,000 copies. Hit the jump for more details.