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The Blu-ray edition of Bakemonogatari’s second volume has sold in excess of 39,000 copies, making it the best selling Blu-ray TV anime ever, and the second best selling Blu-ray anime of all time, easily beating K-ON! and only surpassed by Evangelion 1.11.

Including normal DVD sales of 18,731, the volume has managed a staggering 58,000 copies sold. The first volume, which itself managed at least 56,000 copies, seems only to have whetted the appetites of fans…

Shaft, already rather notorious for airing incomplete episodes of the series, has made good its implied promises of a completed DVD release – below you can see a comparison of the two editons, with the BD/DVD version on the left:

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Shafted indeed.

The Blu-ray in question is available now.


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