My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising Dominates Japan's Weekly DVD/Blu-ray Sales Charts

The second feature film earned 1.76 billion yen from its domestic run



Seven months after its theatrical release, the DVD and Blu-ray of My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising, the second feature film in the My Hero Academia anime franchise, was released in Japan on July 15, 2020. According to Oricon's latest sales report, the Blu-ray's Plus Ultra edition sold 15,000 units in its first week, becoming the top-selling Blu-ray of the week. Meanwhile, its DVD's Plus Ultra edition sold 8,000 units, also becoming the No.1 disc in the weekly chart.


Following the well-received first film My Hero Academia: Two Heroes in August 2018, My Hero Academia: Heroes: Rising was released in Japan on December 19, 2020. In its ninth weekend of release, it brought its total to 1.73 billion yen, surpassing the domestic box office gross of the first film's 1.72 billion yen. By the end of its domestic run, it earned 1.76 billion yen, becoming the eighth top-grossing Japanese animation film in 2019.


The DVD and Blu-ray's Plus Ultra edition includes a newly-recorded picture drama telling the film's sequel story, scene select visual commentary by Daiki Yamashita (Izuku Midoriya) and Nobuhiko Okamoto (Kastuki Bakugo), stage greeting event footage, a special booklet, and a postcard book featuring illustrations by the manga author Kohei Horikoshi.



Scene select visual commentary preview:


Poster visual for the theatrical release:



Source: Mantan Web


(c)2019 "My Hero Academia THE MOVIE" Production Committee (c)Kohei Horikoshi/SHUEISHA


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