"Love Live! The School Idol Movie" Blu-ray Tops Weekly Chart with 194,000 Units

4th biggest opening sales record for an anime Blu-ray disc in Japan

According to the latest Oricon sales report, the Blu-ray of Love Live! The School Idol Movie released in Japan on December 15 topped its weekly overall Blu-ray chart selling an impressive 194,000 units in its first week. It is the biggest opening week sales in the franchise, far surpassed the previous record of 82,000 units by the 1st volume of the TV anime 2nd season released in June 2014. It also became the 7th Love Live! Blu-ray disc took the first week No.1. 

 

The disc also ranked 4th in the all-time first week anime/animation Blu-ray sales ranking, since Oricon started reporting its Blu-ray chart in July 2008. The biggest opening week seller is Frozen MovieNEX with 1.514 million units (July 2014), then followed by Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance with 357,000 (May 2010) and Evangelion 3.33: You Can {Not} Redo with 313,000 (April 2014).

 

The film opened in Japan on June 13, 2015. It attracted over 2 million audience and earned 2.8 billion yen

(about 22.7 million US dollars) from its total domestic run.

 

 

Preview for Blu-ray

  

 

Blu-ray jacket

 

 

Source: Oricon Style

 

© 2013 Project Love Live!

 

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