This Week In Sales: Inazuma 3 Scores High

No surprises here. Another key Level-5 title debuts with fantastic numbers as Inazuma Eleven 3 released in Japan last week, outselling its predecessor by double. Close behind it were Taiko no Tatsujin for DS and BlazBlue: Continuum Shift.

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World Cup fever still seems to be having its effect on Japan’s gaming populace. Not only did Inazuma 3 do great, Konami’s two recent Winning Eleven games soared back into the top-ten yet again.

 

The top-ten for the week of Julne 28th – July 4th was as follows:

 

Lw Tw Title Tw. Sales Sys. Publisher
New 01. Inazuma Eleven 3: Challenge the World! Spark / Bomber 505,161 DS Level-5
New 02. Taiko no Tatsujin Dororon! The Great Yokai Battle 69,767 DS Namco Bandai
New 03. BlazBlue: Continuum Shift 49,871 PS3 Arc System Works
05. 04. Super Mario Galaxy 2 34,645 Wii Nintendo
New 05. Digimon Story: Lost Evolution 34,409 DS Namco Bandai
02. 06. LovePlus + 21,567 DS Konami
04. 07. Tokimeki Memorial Girl’s Side 3rd Story 19,726 DS Konami
12. 08. World Soccer Winning Eleven 2010: Aoki Samurai no Chousen 19,227 PS3 Konami
02. 09. Art Academy 18,759 DS Nintendo
03. 10. World Soccer Winning Eleven 2010: Aoki Samurai no Chousen 16,432 PSP Konami

 

A mere week after enjoying the #1 spot in the top-ten list, Monster Hunter Frontier dropped to the #14 position, just below Atelier Totori at #12. Meanwhile, Ghost Trick and Xenoblade occupied the #21 and #22 spots respectively.

 

Oh, and Idea Factory released another otome game. This week, it was Hanayaka Kana, Ware ga Ichizoku, a title that puts you in the role of a country girl hired as a maid into the rich Miyanomori family during the Taisho period. Your selection of guys includes the six potential family heirs, with whom you can aim for a happy ending. This one debuted way down at #35. You can find screenshots of it here.


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