Nintendo 3DS continues to dominate Japan

Whilst a lack of new releases meant that there was minor movement amidst Media Create’s weekly sales chart, the Nintendo 3DS continues to show strong sales.

Kingdom Hearts 3D remained in second, with Super Mario 3D Land, Monster Hunter 3G and Mario Kart 7 also staying within the top ten.

The Nintendo 3DS itself also managed strong sales of 63,796 units, appearing atop the hardware chart.

The software chart, for April 9th – 15th, is as follows:

1. 2nd Super Robot Wars Z Saisei Volume, Namco Bandai
2. Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance, Square Enix
3. Super Mario 3D Land, Nintendo
4. Pro Baseball Spirits 2012, Konami
5. Kid Icarus Uprising, Nintendo
6. Monster Hunter 3G, Capcom
7. Pro Baseball Spirits 2012, Konami
8. Mario Kart 7, Nintendo
9. Pokemon + Nobunaga’s Ambition, Nintendo/Tecmo Koei
10. Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games, Nintendo
11. Atelier Elkrone: Dear of Otomate, Idea Factory
12. Yakuza Black Panther 2, SEGA
13. Harvest Moon Hajimari no Daichi, Marvelous AQL
14. Wii Sports Resort Wiimote Plus Pack, Nintendo
15. Monster Hunter Portable 3rd PSP the Best, Capcom
16. Devil May Cry HD Collection, Capcom
17. Mario Kart Wii, Nintendo
18. Wii Party, Nintendo
19. Hatsune Miku and Future Stars Project Mirai, SEGA
20. Armen Noir Portable, Idea Factory

Below, you’ll also find the hardware sales chart for the same week. Previous week sales are bracketed:

1. Nintendo 3DS: 63,796 (72,115)
2. PlayStation 3: 17,765 (19,370)
3. PSP: 13,166 (14,804)
4. PS Vita: 8,250 (8,931)
5. Wii: 6,837 (7,099)
7. Xbox 360: 1,373 (3,764)
6. PlayStation 2: 1,212 (1,355)
8. Nintendo DSi LL: 800 (793)
9. Nintendo DSi: 633 (743)

[Thanks Andriasang]

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After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.

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