This Week In Sales: Wild Pokémon Art Academy Appears


    Period: The week of June 16th – June 22nd (2014)

    Top-seller: Pokémon Art Academy (3DS) – 31,080

    Nintendo 3DS sales: 4,852 | Total sales: 9,521,943

    Nintendo 3DS XL sales: 21,459 | Total sales: 6,176,932

    PlayStation Vita sales: 11,937 | Total sales: 2,858,587

    Vita TV sales: 1,444 | 118,348

    Wii U sales: 10,715 | Total sales: 1,801,596

    PlayStation 4 sales: 7,009 | 612,560

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    Last week was relatively slow in terms of new releases in Japan. Pokémon Art Academy debuted at 31,080 copies and was the best-selling game for the week.


    The other two new releases that managed to make an appearance in the top-20 software sales chart were Nippon Ichi’s Firefly’s Diary (9,744 copies) and Bandai Namco’s Casting Voice (7,524 copies).


    The top-20 software sales chart for last week is as follows:


    LwTwTitleWeekly SalesTotal SalesSys.Publisher
    New01.Pokémon Art Academy31,080New3DSNintendo
    02.02.Yo-kai Watch30,3941,117,6113DSLevel-5
    01.03.Mario Kart 828,112469,316WiiUNintendo
    04.04.Pro Evolution Soccer 2014: Challenge of the Blue Samurai20,600123,867PS3Konami
    03.05.Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth11,979230,3073DSAlus
    New 06.htoL#NiQ (Firefly’s Diary)9,744NewPSVNippon Ichi
    New 07.Casting Voice7,524NewPS3Bandai Namco
    07.08.Pro Evolution Soccer 2014: Challenge of the Blue Samurai7,37450,2883DSKonami
    06.09.One Piece Unlimited World: Red6,30724,333PS3Bandai Namco
    10.10.FIFA14: World Class Soccer5,86747,303PS4Electronic Arts
    05.11.The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Blue Evolution5,65725,316PSVFalcom
    13.12.Pokémon X and Y4,8284,088,0123DSPokémon Co.
    18.13.Pro Evolution Soccer 2014: Challenge of the Blue Samurai4,54123,154PSPKonami
    15.14.One Piece Unlimited World: Red4,07214,421PSVBandai Namco
    16.15.Mario Kart 73,9832,339,8203DSNintendo
    14.16.Mario Party: Island Tour3,836397,3793DSNintendo
    17.17.Monster Hunter 43,3833,296,4393DSCapcom
    09.18.Cardfight!! Vanguard Lock On Victory!!3,28442,8523DSFuRyu
    19.19.Kirby Triple Deluxe3,051602,5623DSNintendo
    06.20.Animal Crossing: New Leaf3,0043,749,7333DSNintendo


    Sales data acquired from 4Gamer and Media Create.

    Ishaan Sahdev
    Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and a contributing writer at He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.

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