Top-Selling Anime CD Albums: 2018

This list covers sales surveyed from December 11, 2017 to December 9, 2018.

RankEstimated Sales
in Discs
TitleMakerRelease Date
>Artist
1223,135Bootleg (includes songs from My Hero Academia, March comes in like a lion, Fireworks)SR17/11/1
Kenshi Yonezu
2115,766Mad Trigger Crew VS Matenrō (Hypnosis Mic)K18/11/14
Mad Trigger Crew/Matenrō
3104,426Izanaware Traveller (includes songs from Atom The Beginning, Clockwork Planet)NUE18/9/5
After the Rain (Soraru + Mafumafu)
495,448Fling Posse VS Matenrō (Hypnosis Mic)K18/7/18
Fling Posse/Matenrō
587,368GREATEST HITS 2011-2017“ALTER EGO” (includes songs from The Empire of Corpses, Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress, Fate/Apocrypha, Genocidal Organ, Guilty Crown, Harmony, Psycho-Pass)SC17/12/27
EGOIST
675,301V-enusNUE18/7/4
Urashimasakatasen
774,784LiSA BEST -Way- (includes songs from Sword Art Online, Fate/Zero, Nisekoi, Qualidea Code)SC18/5/9
LiSA
873,635Buster Bros!!! VS MAD TRIGGER CREW (Hypnosis Mic)K18/5/16
Buster Bros!!!/MAD TRIGGER CREW
973,190LiSA BEST -Day- (includes songs from Sword Art Online, The irregular at magic high school, My Hero Academia, Qualidea Code)SC18/5/9
LiSA
1067,612THE MUSEUM III (includes songs from Symphogear, Blood-C: The Last Dark, Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha, This Art Club Has a Problem!, Basilisk: The Ouka Ninja Scrolls, Valvrave the Liberator)K18/1/10
Nana Mizuki
1156,032Ensemble Stars! Album Series KnightsFTW18/5/30
Knights
1255,357Ensemble Stars! Album Series UNDEADFTW18/8/29
UNDEAD
1347,638A3! VIVID SPRING EPPC18/10/3
Various Artists
1445,266Anfang (BanG Dream!)HKM18/5/2
Roselia
1544,327YANKEEUM14/4/23
Kenshi Yonezu
1643,195BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! Cover Collection Vol. 1HKM18/6/27
Poppin’Party Afterglow Pastel*Palettes Roselia Hello, Happy World!
1743,038A3! VIVID AUTUMN EPPC18/11/7
Various Artists
1842,619A3! VIVID SUMMER EPPC18/10/3
Various Artists
1940,776Sore wa Kitto Koi Deshita. (includes songs from Digimon Universe: Appli Monsters, Tomodachi Game)K18/6/27
Amatsuki
2037,361A3! VIVID WINTER EPPC18/11/7
Various Artists
2136,578Fate/Grand Order Original Soundtrack IIANX18/3/28
Soundtrack
2233,255Ensemble Stars! Album Series Ryūseitai FTW18/3/7
Ryūseitai
2331,006MAMORU MIYANO presents M&M THE BEST (includes songs from Devils’ Line, Ultraman Retsuden, Uta-Pri, Wooser’s Hand-to-Mouth Life, Cardfight!! Vanguard G, Ajin)K18/6/8
Mamoru Miyano
2428,286SPLATOON 2 ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK -Octotune-KKA18/7/18
Soundtrack
2528,283IDOLiSH7 Collection Album Vol. 1LAN18/9/26
Re:vale, TRIGGER, IDOLiSH7
2627,522The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Original SoundtrackC18/4/25
Soundtrack
2727,419Watashi o Someru i no Uta (includes songs from After the Rain, Gintama., PriPri Chii-chan!!)MRA18/2/28
CHICO with Honeyworks
2827,118Re:al AxisLAN18/12/5
Re:vale (Idolish 7)
2927,020Uta no Prince Sama Shining Masterpiece Show Lost Alice BGE18/1/17
Cast
3026,662TOKIMEKI RunnersLAN18/11/21
Nijigasaki Academy School Idol Appreciation Club (Love Live! School Idol Festival ALL STARS)

Other anime-related albums to rank in the top 500 albums of the overall CD album chart include:

Rank on
Overall Chart
Estimated Sales
in Discs
TitleMakerRelease Date
Artist
17126,108BremenUM15/10/7
Kenshi Yonezu
17226,054Chihō Toshi no Memento MoriASR17/12/13
amazarashi
17326,039Uta no Prince Sama Shining Masterpiece Show Lycoris no MoriBGE18/2/28
Cast
17825,462Suteki na 15-SaiES18/1/31
YUKI
18924,670BLUE COMPASSK18/5/23
Inori Minase
19623,965Uta no Prince Sama Shining Masterpiece Show Trois -Ken to Kizuna no Monogatari-BGE18/2/7
Cast
20123,418dioramaRSU17/7/5
Kenshi Yonezu
20423,298Gintama. BEST4ANX17/12/13
Various Artists
21622,199Shōnan no Kaze ~Ichigoichie~TF18/6/13
Shōnan no Kaze
21921,933Uta no Prince Sama Duet Drama CD Fiction Reiji & AiBGE18/10/17
Cast
22121,900Uta no Prince Sama Duet Drama CD Non-Fiction Ranmaru & CamusBGE18/10/17
Cast
22521,312Musical Touken Ranbu ~Musubi no Hibiki Hajimari no Oto~ EUA18/11/14
Touken Danshi team Bakumatsu with Tomoegata Naginata
22620,933Touken Ranbu-ONLINE-Kinjikyoku-Shū IK17/12/27
Akiko Shikata, Haruki Mori (Elements Garden)
22720,840Mai Kuraki×Detective Conan Collaboration Best 21NTH17/10/25
Mai Kuraki
22820,807KING of CASTE ~Sneaking Shadow~5PB18/11/14
B-PROJECT
22920,731Ensemble Stars! Album Series ValkyrieFTW18/11/28
Valkyrie
23220,381Ensemble Stars! Album Series AkatsukiFTW18/6/27
Cast
23420,262Ashita-Iro World EndNUE17/10/18
Mafumafu
24519,408Ensemble Stars! Album Series SwitchFTW18/10/24
Switch
25318,797 Karakai Jōzu no Takagi-san Cover Song CollectionTOH18/3/28
Takagi-san (Rie Takahashi)
25618,510Ensemble Stars! Album Series Ra*bitsFTW18/4/25
Ra*bits
25818,382Coco Original SoundtrackWDJ18/3/14
Various Artists
26318,240ELZASC18/7/4
Elza Kanzaki starring ReoNa
26718,037Touken Ranbu – Tsuwamono Domo ga Yume no AtoEUE18/7/25
Touken Danshi formation of Tsuhamono
26817,839Disney Koe no Ōji-sama Voice Stars Dream SelectionWDJ18/9/19
Various Artists
27017,540Pop Team Epic ALL TIME BESTK18/3/28
Gin (BUSTED ROSE)
27317,420Senki Zesshō Symphogear XD UNLIMITED Character Song Album 1K18/8/29
Various Artists
27417,371Magic HourPC18/4/25
Maaya Uchida
27517,280THE [email protected] MILLION LIVE! [email protected] SPARKLE 08LAN18/4/4
Cast
27916,979DARLING in the FRANXX Ending Collection Vol. 1ANX18/3/28
XX:me
28316,697Weekly Shonen Jump 50th Anniversary BEST ANIME Mix Vol. 1ES18/1/10
Various Artists
28716,429THANK YOU BLUETF17/12/20
DAOKO
28916,287Splatoon2 ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK -Splatune2-KKA17/11/29
Soundtrack
29116,252Xenoblade 2 Original SoundtrackLEI18/5/23
Soundtrack
29216,166infinite synthesis 4NUE18/10/10
fripSide
30915,125FantomeUM16/9/28
Hikaru Utada
31414,766Peachy!MRA18/10/3
Momo Asakura
32314,353JapamyuWMJ18/9/26
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu
32514,312Fairy PartySC18/11/21
ClariS
33313,722Kalafina All Time Best 2008-2018SC18/10/24
Kalafina
33713,639STORMBLOOD:FINAL FANTASY ⅩIV Original Soundtrack (Blu-ray Disc Music)SQE18/7/4
Various Artists
34113,503THE [email protected] MILLION LIVE! [email protected] SPARKLE 05LAN18/1/10
Cast
34513,252Four the CNUE17/7/5
Urashimasakatasen
35412,651THE [email protected] MILLION LIVE! [email protected] SPARKLE 07LAN18/3/7
Cast
35812,554THE [email protected] MILLION LIVE! [email protected] SPARKLE 06LAN18/2/7
Cast
36412,369THE MEMORIES Apartment -Anime-NUE18/7/18
Yoshino Nanjō
37212,144TV Anime Love Live! Sunshine!! 2nd Season Original Soundtrack Journey to the Sunshine LAN18/1/31
Tatsuya Katō
37412,088CINDERELLA PartY! DerePa Ondo\Dondonkatsu/C18/8/1
Cast
37612,043NARUTO FINAL BESTANX17/12/13
Various Artists
37911,940Mekakucity ReloadUM18/11/7
Jin
38111,907TV Anime Laid-Back Camp Original Soundtrack5PB18/3/21
Akiyuki Tateyama
38811,563G.R.N.D.SC18/3/28
GARNiDELiA
39411,334DARLING in the FRANXX Ending Collection Vol. 2ANX18/6/27
XX:me
39911,042BEST SELECTION“blanc”SER17/5/3
Aimer
41210,572THE MEMORIES Apartment -Original-NUE18/7/18
Yoshino Nanjō
41410,499Love Live!Solo Live! collection Memorial Box IIILAN18/3/28
μ’s
42110,074tone.PC18/6/27
Suzuko Mimori
4439,481Mobile Suit Gundam 00 10th Anniversary BESTSC18/4/11
Various Artists
4439,481Weekly Shonen Jump 50th Anniversary BEST ANIME Mix Vol. 2ES18/4/4
Various Artists
4489,310NatteNUE18/1/17
Nagi Yanagi
4509,236No Future VacanciesK18/8/1
Sumire Uesaka
4648,866 Revue Starlight Insert Album Vol. 1 La Revue De Matinez PC18/8/22
Starlight Kuku-gumi
4668,851Detective Conan: Zero the Enforcer Original SoundtrackBG18/4/11
Katsuo Ono
4678,850Ensemble Stars! Album Series MaMFTW18/10/24
MaM
4738,706NieR: Automata Original SoundtrackSQE17/3/29
Various Artists
4748,696Symphony Suite Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age Kōichi SugiyamaK18/1/24
Kōichi Sugiyama
4778,639PPP in The Sky!V18/4/25
PPP
4798,616Fate/Prototype Sōgin no Fragments Drama CD & Original Soundtrack 2 -Yūsha-tachi-ANX18/1/24
Various Artists
4858,539Duel Gig!Vol. 3ANX18/11/21
BLAST, OSIRIS, Cure2tron, Fairy April
4868,531Ensemble Stars! On Stage Original Song CDMAV18/9/12
Various Artists
4888,510Hatsune Miku Magical Mirai 2018 OFFICIAL ALBUMKAR18/7/25
Hatsune Miku
4898,491 Revue Starlight Insert Album Vol. 2 La Revue De Sowaret PC18/10/17
Starlight Kuku-gumi
4938,462Fifty~FiftyK18/3/30
Megumi Hayashibara
4978,335Stage Play Mr. Osomatsu on STAGE ~SIX MEN’S SONG TIME2~AVP18/7/27
Cast

Source: Oricon

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