According to the newest Oricon sales report, the first Blu-ray volume of the Uta no Prince-sama TV anime series' latest fourth season, Maji Love Legend Star, sold an impressive 28,000 units in its first week, becoming the top-selling Blu-ray disc of the week (January 9-15) in all genre in Japan. Hit the jump for more details.
According to the newest Oricon sales report for the week ended January 8, 2017, the 18th volume of Kazue Kato's supernatural action manga Ao no Exocist/Blue Exocist jumped up to the top of its weekly manga sales chart from the last week's 3rd. Check the top manga titles of the week after the jump.
According to the newest Oricon sales report for the week ended January 1, 2017, the 24th volume of Yana Toboso's dark fantasy manga series Kuroshitsuji/Black Butler, released on December 27, sold a very good 326,163 copies in its first week, becoming the top-selling manga in the last week of 2016 in Japan. Check the top 10 list after the jump.
According to the newest Oricon sales report, the 21st volume of Hajime Isayama's mega hit manga series Shingeki no Kyojin/Attack on Titan still holds its top position in its second week, selling 105,000 copies more than this week's top newcomer, the 91st volume of Gosho Aoyama's long-running Detective Conan. Check the latest top 10 titles after the jump.
Amazon Japan has announced its top-selling lists in each category for the year 2016 that are based on the sales data from November 16, 2015 to November 13,2016. The winner of the first half of 2016, the long-awaited 13th volume of Kiyohiko Azuma's Yotsuba&! had kept its position through the whole year. Check the full list after the jump.
Oricon today announced the 2016 best-selling book annual rankings, which were compiled between November 23, 2015 and November 20, 2016. As expected, Eiichiro Oda's One Piece dominates the yearly manga sales ranking for nine consecutive years since 2008 by selling 12 million copies in total. Hit the jump for the 10 top manga titles and 25 volumes.
According to the latest Oricon sales report, the perfect first press limited edition of the first DVD volume of the ongoing TV anime B-PROJECT (B-Project -Kodou*Ambitious-), released on August 31, sold about 8,000 units in its first week, becoming the top-selling anime DVD of the week. Hit the jump for more details.
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.