Top 25 Anime You Can’t Believe Sold This Badly!

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Fans of anime distressed by the pathetically poor disc sales of some much loved titles share their choice of the most disappointing sales performances, some of which are surprising – whether due to their apparent popularity or the expectation that they would ever sell at all…

The rankings, with the number of sales in brackets (unknown sales numbers are usually the result of sales so embarrassingly bad that publishers obligingly refrain from making them public below a certain threshold):

1. Astarotte no Omocha (BD+DVD 1) [1,316]

2. True Tears (DVD 1) [2,869]

3. Ben-To (BD+DVD 1) [2,101]

4. Mirai Nikki (BD+DVD 1) [2,336]

5. The World God Only Knows 2 (BD+DVD 1) [2,266]

6. Arakawa Under The Bridge x Bridge (BD+DVD 1) [2,557]

7. Chihayafuru (BD+DVD 1) [Unknown]

8. Kamisama Dolls (BD+DVD 1) [1,437]

9. Tantei Opera Milky Holmes 2 (BD+DVD 1) [2,353]

10. C (BD+DVD 1) [1,640]

11. Kill Me Baby (BD+DVD1) [696]

12. Ikoku Meiro no Croisée (BD+DVD 1) [1,486]

13. Un-Go (BD+DVD 1) [1,546]

14. Kimi to Boku (BD+DVD 1) [1,853]

15. C3 (BD+DVD 1) [2,038]

16. Kaichou wa Maid-sama (BD+DVD 1) [1,101]

17. Mitsudomoe (BD+DVD 1) [1,302]

18. Zettai Karen Children (DVD 1) [2,588]

19. Heaven’s Memo Pad (BD+DVD 1) [1,550]

20. Zero no Tsukaima F (BD+DVD 1) [Unknown]

21. Shakugan no Shana 3 (BD+DVD 1) [2,828]

22. Mitsudomoe Zouryouchuu! (BD+DVD 1) [1,158]

23. Fairy Tail (DVD 1) [Unknown]

24. Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 (BD 1) [509]

25. And Yet The Town Moves (BD+DVD 1) [1,718]

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