Japan Top 10 Weekly Light Novel Ranking: October 19, 2020 ~ October 25, 2020

Sales of Kimetsu no Yaiba related products have risen here as well with the novelization of its theatrical film leading the way, recording above 40% increase in the number of copies sold week-to-week. Titles of the series which were not present in the Top 10 chart the week before have also crawled their way back Continue reading Japan Top 10 Weekly Light Novel Ranking: October 19, 2020 ~ October 25, 2020

Japan Top Weekly Manga Ranking: October 19, 2020 ~ October 25, 2020

Well… exactly what can I say about the week’s chart? Ever since the release of the film, Kimetsu no Yaiba has been on an unstoppable streak in pretty much any of the charts you see. Sales have picked up considerably for the series, doubling its revenue from 1,078.7 million yen (~USD 10 million) it accumulated Continue reading Japan Top Weekly Manga Ranking: October 19, 2020 ~ October 25, 2020

Japan Top Weekly Anime Blu-ray and DVD Ranking: October 19, 2020 ~ October 25, 2020

Before we go into the details, I would like to point out a mistake I made on the post for the week between October 12 to 18 (I wonder what was I smoking at the time). They have all been fixed especially the part where I said that “…the week between October 23 to October Continue reading Japan Top Weekly Anime Blu-ray and DVD Ranking: October 19, 2020 ~ October 25, 2020

Japan Top 10 Weekly Light Novel Ranking: October 12, 2020 ~ October 18, 2020

It is quite interesting that certain Light Novel titles improve in their second week, something we rarely see happening in the Manga chart (with the exception of Kimetsu no Yaiba, that is a special case). For the week between October 12 to October 18, we can see that titles such as Zoku Mahouka Koukou no Continue reading Japan Top 10 Weekly Light Novel Ranking: October 12, 2020 ~ October 18, 2020

Japan Top Weekly Manga Ranking: October 12, 2020 ~ October 18, 2020

Business must be good for Shueisha for the week between October 12 to October 18 seeing Kimetsu no Yaiba’s volumes selling 1,689,182 copies in total. Although the 22nd volume is continuing to decline, the rest of the catalogue have recorded positive growth. Volume 1 to Volume 21 of the series sold a cumulative of 1,406,332 Continue reading Japan Top Weekly Manga Ranking: October 12, 2020 ~ October 18, 2020

Japan Top Weekly Anime Blu-ray and DVD Ranking: October 12, 2020 ~ October 18, 2020

A very slow week indeed, sales of Anime Blu-rays could not make much of an impact in Japan’s top Blu-ray chart according to Oricon here, with only four titles making the list. Sales of Sword Art Online remain strong and steady with the release of Alicization – War of Underworld’s 6th volume. However, the latest Continue reading Japan Top Weekly Anime Blu-ray and DVD Ranking: October 12, 2020 ~ October 18, 2020

Japan Top 10 Weekly Light Novel Ranking: October 5, 2020 ~ October 11, 2020

There is no beating Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei, isn’t it? It was only recently that the latest volume of the main Light Novel was released, and sales were great. In total, the title sold 97,400 copies in just three weeks. But author, Tsutomu Satou is showing no signs of stopping with yet another release of Continue reading Japan Top 10 Weekly Light Novel Ranking: October 5, 2020 ~ October 11, 2020