Evangelion 2.22 has officially claimed the title of the best selling Blu-Ray disc, surpassing the record set by Michael Jackson “This is It”.

This has been confirmed by Oricon, where it recorded in the first week of sales Eva 2.22 went on to sell around 357,000 copies, a new record in Japan beating the sales of the posthumously released “This is it”, which sold around 351,000 copies.

Combined sales of both DVD and Blu-Ray has exceeded 640,000 copies, and ranked as the 14th best selling anime of all united pharmacy canada times.