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  • JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure bests Final Fantasy 14 on Media Create charts

    JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle debuted in first place on the Media Create charts for the week of Augist 26 – September 1. The PS3 title moved 425,718 units, besting second place Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn and its 184,018 units sold on PS3. Ragnarok Odyssey Ace moved 31,622 on Vita, and took […]

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  • Super Robot Wars OG Saga knocks Disney Magic Castle into second place on Media Create charts

    Namco’s Super Robot Wars OG Saga: Masou Kishin III – Pride of Justice for PS3 debuted in the top slot on the Media Create charts, knocking Disney Magic Castle: My Happy Life into second place after a three-week reign at the top.

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  • Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies bests Dragon’s Crown on Media Create charts

    Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies debuted in first place on the Japanese charts this week, topping Dragon’s Crown releases on PS3 and Vita – even when combined.

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  • Mario & Luigi: Dream Team tops Media Create charts with 99,972 units

    Mario & Luigi: Dream Team was the clear winner on the Media Create charts in Japan for the week ending July 21. Full results below.

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  • Pikmin 3 bests other high profile debuts in Japan

    Pikmin 3 took the top spot on the Media Create charts its debit week in Japan, besting other high-profile debuts such as Level-5′s Yokai Watch, New Super Luigi U, Dead Island: Riptide, and Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection.

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  • Earth Defense Force 2025 storms Japanese charts

    Earth Defense Force 2025 debuted at first place on the Media Create charts with 154,689 units sold on PS3, and combined with the 360 version – which came in at number 6 – the game shifted 178,060 units. On the hardware end, Wii U was the only system to show growth over the prior week […]

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  • The Last of Us debuts on top in Japan, Vita sees slight jump in unit sales

    The Last of Us debuted at number one in Japan on the Media Create charts. The PS3 title shifted 117,465 units, knocking last week’s number one Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D to the second spot. It moved another 42,247 for the period, while Tomodachi Collection: New Life continues to thrive at the three spot. It […]

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  • Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D tops in Japan

    Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D topped the Media Create charts in Japan with 104,569 units moved, and ultimately helped provide 3DS with a much needed surge after disappointed hardware sales over the last couple of weeks. Sales of 3DS LL hit 29,533 units over the prior week’s 27,172 units, while 3DS sales saw the biggest […]

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  • Tomodachi Collection: New Life still on top in Japan

    Tomodachi Collection: New Life continued its reign on the Media Create charts in Japan for the June 3-9 period, bringing it’s life-to-date sales to the 1,090,875 mark since its April 18 release. The only new title to grace the top 20 was Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition, and it debuted at 11. Hardware sale continued to […]

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  • Tomodachi Collection: New Life back on top of Media Create charts

    After being knocked off the top of the Media Create charts for two weeks straight, Tomodachi Collection: New Life is back on top with 59,104 units sold. Life-to-date, the 3DS title has moved 1,044,088 units since its April 18 release. All hardware was down for the period, with 3DS LL showing the largest drop – […]

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  • Shin Megami Tensei 4 debut helps 3DS sales surge at Japanese retail

    Shin Megami Tensei 4 was released in Japan on May 23, and the Atlus title landed at number one of the software chart, moving 188,562 in three days. The RPG helped lagging 3DS sales surge over the prior week as well, with the system moving 40,651 units compared to 24,123 units last week.

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  • Summon Night 5 tops Media Create charts, hardware still down in Japan

    Summon Night 5 debuted on the Media Create charts at number one in Japan, knocking Tomodachi Collection: New Life off it’s cushy spot for the time being. The Namco title moved 105,511 units on PSP. Hardware was down again this week. You can get both charts below.

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  • Tomodachi Collection: New Life continues its streak on Media Create charts

    There’s seems to be no stopping the beast that is Tomodachi Collection: New Life on the Media Create charts. Once again, the title was the number one seller in Japan for the week ending May 12. Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon and Animal Crossing: New Leaf continued to be great sellers as well, the former earning […]

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  • Tomodachi Collection: New Life tops Japan's Media Create charts again

    Tomodachi Collection: New Life was once again the top earner in Japan for the week ending May 5. Last weeks’ number one, Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen fell to fourth place. Interestingly enough, there were no new releases for the period, yet sales of all hardware offerings were up over last week. Some not by much, […]

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  • Tomodachi Collection: New Life still the pips on Media Create charts

    Tomodachi Collection: New Life continued its dominance of the Media Create charts this week, moving another 144,903 units. Combined with last week when it moved 404,858 units during its debut, the title has moved 549,761 physical units in Japan.

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  • Tomodachi Collection: New Life sparks 3DS surge on Japanese charts

    Tomodachi Collection: New Life was the big seller in Japan the week of Apr 15 -21. It moved 404,858 for 3DS, while Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 debuted in second with 87,661 units sold on PS3. 3DS LL sales were up over the prior period by 28,950 units.

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  • Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon still retail king in Japan

    For the third week in a row, Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon was the top selling game on the Media Create charts in Japan. Another regular of late, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, came in second with 49,000 units moved. It has now sold over 3 million units in the region. Hardware sale across the board were […]

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  • Luigi’s Mansion reigns supreme at retail in Japan

    Luigi’s Mansion was still the number one title on the Media Create charts for the week, moving 111,000 units extra. Fate/Extra CCC debuted in second place for PSP, moving 73,000 units. On the hardware side of things, Wii and Wii U were the only offerings to show an increase over the prior week with 1,858 […]

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  • Sword Art Online and 3DS LL sales top retail in Japan

    Sword Art Online: Infinity Moment and Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix went head-to-head on Media Create’s charts for the week of March 11-17, with Namco’s debut besting Square’s by only 9,766 units.

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  • Dragon Quest VII: Warriors of Eden, Nintendo titles dominate charts in Japan

    The debut of Dragon Quest VII: Warriors of Eden in Japan has knocked Animal Crossing: New Leaf off it’s comfy perch, by moving 872,922 units on 3DS. The square title also helped 3DS and 3DS LL sales jump quite significantly over last week’s figures. Out of the top 20 on the Media Create charts, all […]

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Japanese Charts Latest

  • Animal Crossing: New Leaf still a hit in Japan

    Animal Crossing: New Leaf remains in the number one spot on the Media Create charts as does 3DS LL in the hardware sector.

  • Animal Crossing: New Leaf back on top in Japan, 3DS LL maintains

    Despite new releases from Nippon Ichi, Compile Heart and the release of Hitman: Absolution in Japan, Animal Crossing: New Leaf re-took the top spot on the Media Create charts after being bested by a brunette Dante last week. The Nintendo life sim sold an additional 82,370 units for the period, which brings its life-to-date-total to […]

  • Pokémon Black & White 2 tops in Japan during 2012, according to Media Create

    Pokémon Black & White 2 were the best-selling games in Japan during 2012, Media Create has revealed via it Top-30 of 2012 chart. The Nintendo titles were followed by Animal Crossing: New Leaf, and New Super Mario Bros. 2, respectively. The tracking retail firm also listed the best-selling hardware in the country to-date, and the […]

  • DmC takes over Japan, 3DS XL still the clear hardware winner

    DmC Devil May Cry debuted at number one on the Media Create charts last week, knocking Animal Crossing : New Leaf down a notch.

  • Animal Crossing: New Leaf, 3DS still tops on Japanese charts

    Nintendo’s Animal Crossing: New Leaf and 3DS are still the reigning champions of the Media Create charts in Japan. Hit up the break for the full thing.

  • Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Nintendo titles reign supreme on Japanese charts

    Titles for Nintendo systems dominated the Media Create’s latest sales chat, with Animal Crossing: New Lead stilling comfortable on top. There were no new releases for the period. 3DS LL and 3DS were still the number one and the number two best selling systems for the week as well, which helped push the handheld’s unit […]

  • 2nd Super Robot Wars OG, Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney top Media Create charts

    Namco’s 2nd Super Robot Wars OG debuted in the top sport on Media Cretae’s charts this week, moving 217,710 units on PS3. The title bested the Level-5 Capcom collaboration, Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney, by 88,854 units.

  • Black Ops 2 moves 219,527 units on PS3, 360 at Japanese retail

    Animal Crossing: New Leaf remained in the top spot at Japanese retail for the third week in a row, according to Media Create figures, but Treyarch’s Black Ops 2 did fairly well in its debut moving 197,350 units on PS3 and 22,177 units on Xbox 360. Combined, the shooter moved 219,527 units for the week, essentially making it the […]

  • Animal Crossing 3DS, Dynasty Warriors 7, Halo 4 debut strong at Japanese retail

    Nintendo’s Animal Crossing: New Leaf for 3DS debuted in first place on the Media Create charts, with 603,064 units sold.  Dynasty Warriors 7: Empires for PS3 , also new this week, placed second, while Halo 4 showed for third with 39,312 units sold. The 343 shooter boosted Xbox 360 sales by 1,569 units over last week. Get […]

  • Tales of Xillia 2 and Okami HD tops at Japanese retail

    Tales of Xillia 2 debuted strong on Media Create’s software chart in Japan this week with 364,439 units moved on PS3. Okami HD, another PS3 title, debuted in second place with 68,644 units moved, putting quite a large sales gap between the two titles. SEGA’s Yakuza 1&2 HD Edition and Konami’s World Soccer Winning Eleven […]

  • Little Battlers, 3DS dominate Japanese charts

    Little Battlers eXperience W was the sales topper in Japan on PSP according to the latest Media Create charts with over 77,000 units sold. Resident Evil 6 maintained its second place position with 42,234 units sold, and last week’s number one – Bravely Default: Flying Fairy – fell into third with 41,430 units moved. 3DS […]

  • Bravely Default: Flying Fairy debuts strong at Japanese retail

    Bravely Default: Flying Fairy debuted in the top spot on the Media Create charts in Japan, ousting last week’s topper, Resident Evil 6.

  • PS3 and Resident Evil 6 claim top spots on Japanese charts

    Resident Evil 6 claimed the top software spot at Japanese retail this week, and PS3 knocked 3DS LL off its top spot on the hardware charts.

  • SD Gundam G Generation Overworld, 3DS top Japanese retail charts

    Namco Bandai’s SD Gundam G Generation Overworld for PSP was the clear winner at Japanese retail this week, with 209,815 units sold. Dead or Alive 5 for PS3, also new this week, came in second place with 66,586 units sold. The Xbox 360 version of the game came in 10th, moving 14,811 copies, bringing total […]

  • Final Fantasy 3 and 3DS top Japanese charts

    Final Fantasy 3 for PSP and 3DS were the big winners on the Media Create charts in Japan, selling 44,872 and 61,382 units, respectively. We combined units sales of 3DS LL and 3DS there. Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning debuted in third place on PS3, and LittleBigPlanet Vita debuted at 17. Get the full hardware and software charts below.

  • 3DS and New Super Mario Bros. 2 reclaim top spots at Japanese retail

    3DS is back on top this week after being usurped by Vita last week thanks to the release of Hatsune Miku Project Diva f. This week, last week’s number one software title has fallen to fifth place, and has been replaced by New Super Mario Bros. 2. Nacmo’s Lost Heroes for 3DS debuted in second […]

  • Vita tops in Japan thanks to Hatsune Miku Project Diva f

    Vita has bested 3DS on the Media Create charts this week with 50,070 units sold, thanks to the debut of SEGA’s rhythm game Hatsune Miku Project Diva f. The game stormed the software chart with 159,592 units sold. Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers also debuted for 3DS this week, and the Atlus title moved 69,365 units. […]

  • New Super Mario Bros. 2 and 3DS LL maintain top spots on Japanese retail charts

    New Super Mario Bros. 2 is still the reigning champion of Japanese games retail this week, as is 3DS LL. According to Media Create figures, the latest Mario title moved 68,547 units, bringing the grand total in the region to 981,144 lifetime. The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings also debuted in Japan this week on […]

  • Nintendo rules 70% of the games market in Japan

    Nintendo products make up close to 70% of the games market in Japan, according to a Media Create report attached to the latest retail charts. This is the largest share of the Japanese hardware and software market Nintendo has acquired in the last five years. On the hardware side of things, Nintendo offerings make up […]

  • New Super Mario Bros. 2 reigns supreme on Media Create charts

    New Super Mario Bros. 2 is still tops on the Media Create charts this week, and has been since it was released has released in Japan on July 28. 3DS XL (LL in Japan) moved 66,412 units, sales of which are up 1,757 units week-over-week. Sales overall were a bit slow for the week, as […]

  • New Super Mario Bros. 2 and 3DS XL take Japanese charts by storm

    Media Create has released its weekly retail chart for Japan, and New Super Mario Bros. 2 debuted strong with 407,000 units sold and Persona 4 Arena for PS3 came in second with 128,485 units moved. 3DS XL (LL in Japan) debuted with 187,480 units sold, claiming the top spot on the hardware charts.

  • Kirby’s Dream Collection tops Japanese charts

    Media Create has released its weekly retail chart for Japan, and the debut of Kirby’s Dream Collection Special Edition knocked Pokemon Black & White 2 from its venerable perch – but just barely. The Wii title sold 100,286 units for the week, just 8,108 units more than Pokemon. Hardware fared a bit better this week, […]

  • Time Travelers debuts strong on Japanese charts, hardware comes in flat

    Media Create has released its weekly retail chart for Japan, and unsurprisingly, Pokemon Black & White 2 was once again tops with 122,242 units moved. The 3DS and Vita versions of Level-5′s Time Travelers also debuted this week with 27,754 units combined. The strongest debut of the week though, was Taiko Drum Master: Chibi Dragon […]

  • Crystal White Vita drives JP sales spike

    Japanese sales data shows a significant increase in Vita hardware sales on release of the first colour variant.

  • Japanese game industry sales up year-over-year thanks to Pokemon, 3DS

    The Japanese games market grew for the first time in two years during the first half of 2012, thanks to 3DS, according to figures released by Enterbrain and Famitsu.

  • Pokemon Black & White 2 dominates Japanese charts, Vita slips heavily

    Media Create has released its weekly retail chart for Japan, and as previously reported, Pokemon Black & White 2 dominated software with 1,561,738 units sold. Vita feel back into its usual third place spot in drastic fashion moving a paltry 13,589 units when compared to last week’s 34,459 units.

  • Strong sell-through for Persona 4 The Golden

    PS Vita JRPG, Persona 4 The Golden has topped the Japanese chart with 137,076 units sold and a sell-through rate of 84.11 percent, Andriasang has reported.

  • Vita sales surge in Japan thanks to Persona 4 The Golden

    Media Create has released its weekly retail chart for Japan, and thanks to the release of Persona 4 the Golden Vita sales surged to 34,459 units compared to last week’s 13,383 units, giving it a second place spot on the hardware charts.

  • Tokyo Jungle debuts in top spot on Japanese charts

    Media Create has released its weekly retail chart for Japan, and Tokyo Jungle debited strong, topping the software chart with 110,309 units sold. 3DS was still the top hardware offering, despite a significant sales drop of 36,200 units over last week. Get the full top 20 software chart as well as hardware figures below.

  • Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry’s Wonderland tops Japanese charts with over 500K sold

    Media Create has released its weekly retail chart for Japan, Square’s latest entry in the Dragon Quest Monsters franchise, Terry’s Wonderland 3D, topped the charts with 513,183 units sold. 3DS sales were up 45,863 units over last week thanks to the title. Get the full top 20 software chart as well as hardware figures below.