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This Week In Sales: Kirby Makes His Nintendo 3DS Debut

By Ishaan . January 15, 2014 . 1:01pm

Last week, Nintendo released Kirby Triple Deluxe in Japan, and the game sold an admirable 214,208 copies in its first week on store shelves.

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This Week In Sales: Congratulations, Namco And Level 5

By Ishaan . January 9, 2014 . 1:00pm

The first week of the year tends to be a time for spending in Japan, and a number of games benefited from that last week.

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Here’s A Peek At The Youkai Watch Anime

By Ishaan . January 3, 2014 . 2:30pm

Youkai Watch is getting an anime series next week, and it’ll begin airing in Japan on January 8th. Recently, TV Tokyo shared a short promo video for the series.

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Level-5 President Talks Future Plans

By Sato . December 6, 2013 . 5:29pm

Level 5 president Akihiro Hino discusses what kind of games we can expect to see from the developer in the future, and what’s on his mind in terms of creativity.

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Youkai Watch Manga Will Be Shoujo; Features Female Protagonist

By Ishaan . November 30, 2013 . 3:30pm

The game allows one to play as either a male or female character, so it’s interesting that Level 5 are choosing to go with a female lead for the manga series.

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Youkai Watch Anime Airs On January 8th

By Ishaan . November 15, 2013 . 11:33am

The Youkai Watch anime has an air date in Japan. Prior to the anime, a manga series based on the game will begin serializing in Shogakukan’s Ciao magazine next month.

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The Little Battlers Is The Latest Victim Of Waning Popularity In Japan

By Ishaan . November 11, 2013 . 1:04pm

This trend isn’t restricted just to The Little Battlers either. Level 5’s other established franchises have steadily been dropping in early sales, too.

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This Week In Sales: Namco Bandai Battles For Money With Ninjas

By Ishaan . October 23, 2013 . 11:30am

Sentouchuu: Survival Battle with the Legendary Ninjas is a sequel to Namco Bandai’s immensely successful Run For Money Tousouchuu, and it was released in Japan last week.

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This Week In Sales: At Last… Pokémon X And Pokémon Y

By Ishaan . October 16, 2013 . 12:30pm

Worldwide, Pokémon X and Pokémon Y sold 4 million copies in two days. Of those 4 million copies, 1.86 million were sold in Japan.

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This Week In Sales: Square Enix Uses Phoenix Down On Final Fantasy XIV

By Ishaan . September 25, 2013 . 12:35pm

After dropping out of the sales chart for a bit, Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is back. Meanwhile, Monster Hunter 4 continues to rule to roost.

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This Week In Sales: Monster Hunter 4.

By Ishaan . September 18, 2013 . 1:00pm

Last week, Capcom released the much-anticipated Monster Hunter 4 in Japan, and the game sold a whopping 1,715,060 copies in its first two days on store shelves.

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Level-5′s Ghost Raising RPG, Youkai Watch, Is Already Getting A New Game

By Sato . September 16, 2013 . 2:35pm

This week’s issue of CoroCoro magazine reveals that Youkai Watch, Level-5’s ghost raising RPG featuring protagonists with the ability to communicate with spirits, is getting a new title.

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This Week In Sales: Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate Says Hi

By Ishaan . September 11, 2013 . 1:00pm

Tecmo Koei debuted a fighting game of their own last week—Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate.

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This Week In Sales: JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Sees Bizarre Sales

By Ishaan . September 4, 2013 . 1:00pm

Last week’s best-selling game was JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle, the anime fighter developed by CyberConnect 2 and Namco Bandai.

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This Week In Sales: The Wonderful 101 Isn’t Doing So Wonderfully

By Ishaan . August 28, 2013 . 1:30pm

The Wonderful 101 didn’t even manage to crack the top 10 in Japan. The Wii U exclusive sold a mere 5,000 copies during launch week.