Japan Weekly Software Ranking (Nov 19 – Nov 25)

Plenty of new faces in this week’s chart with Dragon Quest IV for the DS the runaway winner, selling almost 600,000 copies in Japan. Konami’s famed soccer series World Soccer: Winning Eleven 2008 has it’s sales split by three consoles with the PlayStation 2 version coming out on top. Prototype’s adventure game AIR was the only new PSP game released last week, selling around 7,000 copies based on figures by Enterbrain.

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1 Dragon Quest IV: Michibikareshi Monotachi NDS Square Enix
2 World Soccer: Winning Eleven 2008 PS2 Konami
3 World Soccer: Winning Eleven 2008 PS3 Konami
4 (1) Mario Party DS NDS Nintendo
5 Final Fantasy XI: Wings of the Goddess PS2 Square Enix
6 Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Wii Nintendo
7 Kodai Ouja: Kyouryuu King – 7-tsu no Kakera NDS Sega
8 Ryuusei no RockMan 2: Berserk x Shinobi NDS Capcom
9 Ryuusei no RockMan 2: Berserk x Dinosaur NDS Capcom
10 Pachitte Chonmage Tatsujin 13: Pachinko Hissatsu Shigotojin III PS2 Hackberry

Updated every Thursday, full chart viewable here.

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1 Dragon Quest IV: Michibikareshi Monotachi NDS Square Enix
2 World Soccer: Winning Eleven 2008 PS2 Konami
3 World Soccer: Winning Eleven 2008 PS3 Konami
4 (1) Mario Party DS NDS Nintendo
5 Final Fantasy XI: Wings of the Goddess PS2 Square Enix
6 Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Wii Nintendo
7 Kodai Ouja: Kyouryuu King – 7-tsu no Kakera NDS Sega
8 Ryuusei no RockMan 2: Berserk x Dinosaur NDS Capcom
9 Ryuusei no RockMan 2: Berserk x Shinobi NDS Capcom
10 Pachitte Chonmage Tatsujin 13: Pachinko Hissatsu Shigotojin III PS2 Hackberry

Updated every Friday, full chart viewable here.

Enterbrain

1 Dragon Quest IV: Michibikareshi Monotachi NDS Square Enix
2 World Soccer: Winning Eleven 2008 PS2 Konami
3 World Soccer: Winning Eleven 2008 PS3 Konami
4 (1) Mario Party DS NDS Nintendo
5 Ryuusei no RockMan 2: Berserk x Shinobi & Ryuusei no RockMan 2: Berserk x Dinosaur NDS Capcom
6 Final Fantasy XI: Wings of the Goddess PS2 Square Enix
7 Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Wii Nintendo
8 Kodai Ouja: Kyouryuu King – 7-tsu no Kakera NDS Sega
9 Pachitte Chonmage Tatsujin 13: Pachinko Hissatsu Shigotojin III PS2 Hackberry
10 (6) Super Mario Galaxy Wii Nintendo

Updated every Wednesday, chart in Japanese viewable here.

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1 Dragon Quest IV: Michibikareshi Monotachi NDS Square Enix
2 World Soccer: Winning Eleven 2008 PS2 Konami
3 World Soccer: Winning Eleven 2008 PS3 Konami
4 Final Fantasy XI: Wings of the Goddess PS2 Square Enix
5 Pachitte Chonmage Tatsujin 13: Pachinko Hissatsu Shigotojin III PS2 Hackberry
6 (3) Mario Party DS NDS Nintendo
7 (4) Pro Yakyuu Famista DS NDS Bandai
8 Kodai Ouja: Kyouryuu King – 7-tsu no Kakera NDS Sega
9 (2) Biohazard Umbrella Chronicles Wii Capcom
10 (8) Super Mario Galaxy Wii Nintendo

Updated every Tuesday, chart in Japanese viewable here.

Amazon Japan

1 Layton Kyouju to Akuma no Hako NDS Level-5
2 SD Gundam G Generation Spirits PS2 Banpresto
3 Sengoku Basara 2 Heroes PS2 Capcom
4 Dragon Quest IV NDS Square Enix
5 Assassin’s Creed 360 Ubisoft
6 Nintendo Wii (with Wii Jacket) Wii Nintendo
7 Super Robot Taisen OG: Original Generations Gaiden (Limited Edition) PS2 Banpresto
8 Super Smash Bros. Brawl Wii Nintendo
9 Tales of Innocence NDS Namco
10 Wii Fit (with Wii Board) Wii Nintendo

Amazon Japan chart is updated hourly, the latest chart can be viewed here.

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