Persona 3 The Movie #3 Tops Japanese Animation Blu-ray Sales Chart in Japan

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Following the home release of Persona 3 The Movie #3: Falling Down (review here) on January 20, 2016 last week, the movie has topped Japanese animation Blu-ray sales from January 18 to 24.

According to the Oricon Inc. sales tracker, the Limited Edition Blu-ray version of Persona 3 The Movie #3 is at the top of the sales list with 17,396 copies sold during its first week in Japan. The Standard Edition Blu-ray of the film sits at rank 17, with 530 copies sold.

The full Blu-ray Japanese animation sales for January 18-24 can be seen below, provided by Anime News Network.

Rank Last 
Week
Title Weekly 
Copies
Total 
Copies
Release Date Maker
Artist/Category Highest 
Rank
Weeks 
on Chart
1 Persona 3 the Movie #3 Falling Down (Limited Complete Pressing) 17,396 17,396 16/1/20 ANX
Animation 1 1
2 Haikyu!! Second Season Vol. 1 Blu-ray 8,457 8,457 16/1/20 TOH
Animation 2 1
3 Monster Musume Vol. 5 Blu-ray 3,765 3,765 16/1/20 TOH
Animation 3 1
4 Little Witch Academia: The Enchanted Parade Blu-ray Deluxe Edition 3,752 3,752 16/1/20 TOH
Animation 4 1
5 Yuruyuri San Hai! Vol. 2 (Blu-ray) 3,200 3,200 16/1/20 PC
Animation 5 1
6 Himouto! Umaruchan Vol. 5 Blu-ray 2,918 2,918 16/1/20 TOH
Animation 6 1
7 Lupin III: Part IV Vol. 2 1,688 1,688 16/1/20 VAP
Animation 7 1
8 3 Minions Blu-ray+DVD Set 1,524 97,339 15/12/2 NUE
Animation 1 8
9 Go! Princess Precure Vol. 2 (Blu-ray) 1,167 1,167 16/1/20 MAV
Animation 9 1
10 Attack on Titan: Junior High 1 911 911 16/1/20 PC
Animation 10 1
11 Dance with Devils BD 2 (Limited First Pressing) 909 909 16/1/22 AVP
Animation 11 1
12 5 Inside Out MovieNEX 871 74,999 15/11/18 WDS
Animation 1 10
13 One-Punch Man 1 763 7,587 15/12/24 BVS
Animation 12 4
14 10 Shaun the Sheep The Movie Blu-ray Disc+DVD Set 748 9,511 15/12/16 WDS
Animation 8 6
15 7 Girls und Panzer: Kore ga Hontō no Anzio-sen Desu! 600 49,458 14/7/25 BVS
Animation 3 48
16 1 Love Live! The School Idol Movie (Limited Special Edition) 536 220,772 15/12/15 BVS
Animation 1 6
17 Persona 3 the Movie #3 Falling Down (Standard Edition) 530 530 16/1/20 ANX
Animation 17 1
18 6 Digimon Adventure tri.Part I Saikai 515 12,809 15/12/18 HAP
Animation 5 6
19 My Love Story!! Vol. 8 473 473 16/1/20 VAP
Animation 19 1
20 8 Big Hero 6 MovieNEX 466 325,665 15/4/24 WDS
Animation 1 40

Last yearPersona 3 The Movie #2: Midsummer Knight’s Dream had also topped anime Blu-ray sales in Japan during its first week with a total of 20,028 copies sold.

In May 2013Persona 3 The Movie #1: Spring of Birth topped the sales chart with 23,514 copies sold.

The Persona 3 The Movie series is produced by AIC ASTA and distributed by Aniplex. The first film, Spring of Birth, released in theaters on November 23, 2013. The second film, Midsummer Knight’s Dream, was released on June 7, 2014. The third, Falling Down, was released on April 4, 2015.

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