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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 Xbox 360, landing in the 19th spot with 4,924 units sold.

Get the full hardware and software charts below.

Here’s the full software chart for the period. Life-to-date sales are in parentheses:

  1. [3DS] New Super Mario Bros. 2 (Nintendo, 07/28/12) – 68,547 (981,144)
  2. [PSP] Bakemonogatari Portable (Namco Bandai, 08/23/12) 34,500 (New)
  3. [NDS] Pokemon Black 2 / White 2 (Pokemon Co., 06/23/12) – 33,955 (2,678,414)
  4. [Wii] Dragon Quest X (Square Enix, 08/02/12) – 22,457 (510,374)
  5. [3DS] Demon Training (Nintendo, 07/28/12) – 12,427 (128,121)
  6. [Wii] Just Dance Wii 2 (Nintendo, 07/26/12) – 11,702 (149,126)
  7. [3DS] Taiko Drum Master: Chibi Dragon and the Curious Orb (Namco Bandai, 07/12/12) – 11,140 (177,728)
  8. [3DS] Kobitodzukan: Kobito Kansatsu Set (Nippon Columbia, 07/26/12) – 8,588 (68,783)
  9. [Wii] Wii Sports Resort (Nintendo, 11/11/10) – 8,569 (1,051,876)
  10. [PSP] Detective Opera: Milky Holmes 2 (Bushiroad, 08/23/12) – 7,842 (New)
  11. [PSV] Special Report Division (Nippon Ichi Software, 08/23/12) – 7,425 (New)
  12. [Wii] Kirby’s Dream Collection: Special Edition (Nintendo, 07/19/12) – 7,026 (186,959)
  13. [PSP] Kuroko’s Basketball: Miracle Game (Namco Bandai, 08/09/12) – 6,908 (56,434)
  14. [PS3] Rinne no Lagrange: Kamogawa Days – Game & Ova Hybrid Disc (Namco Bandai, 08/23/12) – 6,563 (New)
  15. [3DS] Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry’s Wonderland 3D (Square Enix, 05/31/12) – 6,164 (874,431)
  16. [3DS] Rune Factory 4 (Marvelous AQL, 07/19/12) – 5,263 (140,639)
  17. [WII] Mario Party 9 (Nintendo, 04/26/12) – 5,180 (534,890)
  18. [PS3] Persona 4 Arena (Atlus, 07/26/12) – 5,102 (181,578)
  19. [360] The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings (Spike Chunsoft, 08/23/12) – 4,924 (New)
  20. [3DS] Little Battlers eXperience: Explosive Boost (Level 5, 07/05/12) – 4,784 (119,350)

Here’s the hardware chart for the same period. Last week’s sales are in parentheses:

  • 3DS LL- 41,901 (66,412)
  • 3DS – 29,472 (45,445)
  • PS3 - 11,896 (16,277)
  • PSV - 10,880 (11,298)
  • PSP - 9,499 (13,285)
  • Wii - 8,810 (15,640)
  • PS2 - 1,157 (1,433)
  • DSi LL – 870 (1,187)
  • 360 - 863 (978)
  • DSi – 672 (1,069)

Thanks, Gematsu.

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