Anime, Action help drive Blu-ray sales in Japan

  • Posted June 29th, 2008 at 04:28 EDT by

According to Amazon Japan, Blu-ray sales have seen a prominent increase over the last year. Curiously enough, five of the top 10 best-selling movies are animated titles.

With the list also including other movies such as Resident Evil: The High Definition Trilogy and I Am Legend, Amazon Japan went on record to state, "Many software manufactures consider that 'action' is the genre that can make the most of BD. The BD share is expected to grow among new titles especially in this genre from now on." 


Here is the complete top 10 list:

1. Resident Evil: The High Definition Trilogy
2. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
3. 5 Centimeters Per Second
4. I Am Legend
5. .hack//G.U. Trilogy
6. Mobile Suit Gundam Char's Counterattack
7. The Place Promised in Our Early Days
8. The Phantom of The Opera
9. Ratatouille
10. Mobile Suit Gundam F91

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