Japan Weekly Software Ranking (Oct 20 – Oct 26)

Plenty of new releases last week with Wagamama Fashion Girls Mode and Atlus’ Devil Summoner: Kuzunoha Raidou tai Abaddon Ou Plus making their debut with big numbers. PSP also has a couple of debutants but only Bleach: Soul Carnival made it to the top 10 with around 18,000 copies sold while Sega’s Garnet Chronicle only managed 6,500. Bleach: Soul Carnival’s number also significantly lower than Bleach: Heat the Soul 5, which debut with 40,000.

The best selling PSP game is still Yuusha no Kuse ni Namaikida or 2, which was released a week earlier, with another 27,000 copies sold, not surprising for such a great game.

On the hardware side, PSP-3000 is still leading the chart but early figures show that it had a sharp drop from its 150,000 units sold at launch to around 66,000 last week. Nintendo DSi’s impending launch this weekend in Japan certainly play a big role here.

Media Create

1 Wagamama Fashion Girls Mode DS Nintendo
2 Devil Summoner: Kuzunoha Raidou tai Abaddon Ou Plus PS2 Atlus
3 (2) Pokemon Platinum NDS Nintendo
4 (4) Rhythm Tengoku Gold NDS Nintendo
5 (1) Wii Music Wii Nintendo
6 (3) Yuusha no Kuse ni Namaikida or 2 PSP SCEJ
7 Devil Summoner: Kuzunoha Raidou tai Abaddon Ou Plus [Special Edition] PS2 Atlus
8 Akumajou Dracula: Ubawareta Kokuin NDS Konami
9 Bleach: Soul Carnival PSP SCEJ
10 (9) Wii Fit Wii Nintendo

Updated every Thursday, full chart viewable here.

MediaWorks

1 Wagamama Fashion Girls Mode DS Nintendo
2 Devil Summoner: Kuzunoha Raidou tai Abaddon Ou Plus PS2 Atlus
3 (2) Pokemon Platinum NDS Nintendo
4 (4) Rhythm Tengoku Gold NDS Nintendo
5 (1) Wii Music Wii Nintendo
6 (3) Yuusha no Kuse ni Namaikida or 2 PSP SCEJ
7 Akumajou Dracula: Ubawareta Kokuin NDS Konami
8 Bleach: Soul Carnival PSP SCEJ
9 (8) Shin Sangoku Musou 5 Special PS2 Koei
10 (9) Wii Fit Wii Nintendo

Updated every Friday, full chart viewable here.

Enterbrain

1 Wagamama Fashion Girls Mode DS Nintendo
2 Devil Summoner: Kuzunoha Raidou tai Abaddon Ou Plus PS2 Atlus
3 (2) Pokemon Platinum DS Nintendo
4 (1) Wii Music Wii Nintendo
5 (5) Rhythm Tengoku Gold DS Nintendo
6 (3) Yuusha no Kuse ni Namaikida or 2 PSP SCEJ
7 Akumajou Dracula: Ubawareta Kokuin NDS Konami
8 Bleach: Soul Carnival PSP SCEJ
9 Soul Eater: Medusa no Inbou DS Bandai Namco
10 Tenchu 4 Wii From Software

Updated every Wednesday, chart in Japanese viewable here.

Amazon Japan

1 Hoshi no Kirby: Ultra Super Deluxe DS Nintendo
2 LittleBigPlanet PS3 SCEJ
3 Layton Kyouju to Saigo no Jikan Ryokou DS Level-5
4 Nintendo DSi White DS Nintendo
5 Tales of The World: Radiant Mythology 2 PSP Namco Bandai
6 Aruite Wakaru: Seikatsu Rhythm DS DS Nintendo
7 Animal Crossing: City Folk (with Wii Speak) Wii Nintendo
8 Animal Crossing: City Folk Wii Nintendo
9 Nintendo DSi Black DS Nintendo
10 Grand Theft Auto IV PS3 Capcom

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

2 Responses to “Japan Weekly Software Ranking (Oct 20 – Oct 26)

  1. Jay-C

    I have checked out the new Bleach game, and it looks like fun actually… quite sad it wasnt received well in japan… thinking of buying the chinese version, which will be released next week…

    October 30th, 2008 at 4:19 pm
  2. Thien

    will get the chinese version when price drops :D Yuusha also getting a chinese release btw.

    October 30th, 2008 at 4:23 pm

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