Yuri!!! on Ice Anime’s 1st BD Volume Sells 35,453 to Rank #2 on Overall Weekly BD Chart (Updated)
The first Blu-ray Disc home video volume of the Yuri!!! on Ice anime sold 35,453 copies in its first three days, and ranked #2 on Oricon’s general Blu-ray Disc chart for December 26 to January 1 (the top spot went to SMAP‘s Clip! SMAP! Conplet Singles, which sold 188,789 copies and shipped on December 28). The volume shipped on December 30. The Blu-ray Disc volume also ranked #1 on the Blu-ray Disc animation chart.
The first DVD volume, which shipped on the same day, sold 15,425 copies and ranked #3 on the general DVD chart, while also ranking #1 in the DVD animation chart.
The show’s soundtrack also ranked #4 on the weekly CD album chart for the week of December 26-January 1, and has sold 56,878 physical copies as of January 1. The soundtrack had ranked #1 on Oricon’s weekly digital album chart for the week of December 19-25, and ranked #3 on Oricon’s weekly CD album chart for the same time period.
The anime premiered in Japan on October 6, and Crunchyroll streamed the series as it aired in Japan. Funimation began streaming an English broadcast dub on October 24.
Update: Oricon has updated its sales numbers for both the first Blu-ray Disc volume and the first DVD volume. Oricon now states that the first Blu-ray Disc volume sold 35,453 copies in first three days, while the first DVD volume sold 15,425 copies. The list had previously stated that the Blu-ray Disc volume had sold 24,513, while the DVD volume had sold 11,076. Thanks, phoenixalia.
Source: The Mainichi Shimbun’s Mantan Web via My Navi News