Simple 2000: The Japanese Software Chart

Simple 2000: The Japanese Software Chart
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wii_fit_takes_over.jpgWii Fit has already crossed the million-sold mark in Japan and it doesn’t look like it will be going away any time soon, as this past week it claimed the #1 spot, pushing a cool 90,000 copies. Not bad for a six week old game that rings up at 8,800 yen. The rest of the top ten should look awfully familiar, as the weekly releases for January 7 to 13 were… well, they were a bit light. Nonexistent-like.

You may notice, at the bottom of the top ten, that Mario Kart DS is nearing sales of 3 million copies in Japan alone. I suppose that’s respectable. More of the Nintendo love-fest after the jump.

01. Wii Fit (Wii) – 90,000 / 1,101,000
02. Mario Party DS (DS) – 43,000 / 1,527,000
03. Wii Sports (Wii) – 33,000 / 2,658,000
04. Final Fantasy IV (DS) – 32,000 / 537,000
05. Monster Hunter Portable 2nd (PSP) – 26,000 / 1,511,000
06. Professor Layton and The Devil’s Box (DS) – 25,000 / 708,000
07. Dragon Quest IV (DS) – 25,000 / 1,143,000
08. Wii Play (Wii) – 25,000 / 2,155,000
09. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (Wii) – 22,000 / 468,000
10. Mario Kart DS (DS) – 17,000 / 2,908,000

11. Super Mario Galaxy (Wii)
12. Mario Party 8 (Wii)
13. RuneFactory 2 (DS)
14. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (PS3)
15. Star Ocean: First Departure (PSP)
16. New Super Mario Bros. (DS)
17. Professor Layton and the Curious Village (DS)
18. Zaidan Houjin Nippon Kanji Nouryoku Kentei Kyoukai Koushiki Soft: 250-Mannin no KanKen (DS)
19. Super Robot Wars OG Gaiden (PS2)
20. Animal Crossing Wild World (DS)
21. World Soccer Winning Eleven 2008 (PS2)
22. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (Xbox 360)
23. My Housekeeping Diary (DS)
24. Mario Strikers Charged (Wii)
25. Tales of Innocence (DS)
26. More Brain Age (DS)
27. Gran Turismo 5 Prologue (PS3)
28. Nep League DS (DS)
29. World Soccer Winning Eleven 2008 (PS3)
30. Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles (Wii)

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  • Hi All,

    my first post. I am looking for the Kanken DS 2 game. Anyone know where to get it in OZ? I am in Sydney, but online via an OZ site would be fine. Cheers.


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