What’s Keeping Japanese Gamers Pre-Occupied These Past Few Days?

Sales charts say a lot about a nation and its people. That’s why we keep featuring them as soon as we can. They help us understand how the rest of the world thinks.  Take the top ten video games (March 20th – 26th) our Japanese allies are playing. It says the Japanese just wanna have fun like us. They also want to bash open skulls like they were coconuts. Slice and dice opponents the way Julia Child does tomatoes. Pump enemy bodies with bullets till those suckers are nothing more than a collection of holes held together by slivers of flesh.  They’re just like us!  See, world peace is entirely possible!

Top Selling Game Titles in Japan for the Week (Total number units sold in parenthesis):

1. Final Fantasy XII PS2 – 238,000 (2,002,000)
2. Pokemon Ranger DS – 193,000
3. Ace Combat Zero: The Belkin War PS2 – 109,000
4. Animal Crossing: Wild World DS – 83,000 (2,271,000)
5. Brain Training 2 DS – 77,000 (1,649,000)
6. Dynasty Warriors Mosou 4: Empires PS2 – 54,000
7. English Training DS – 46,000  (703,000)
8. Brain Training DS – 46,000  (1,769,000)
9. Harukanaru Jikuu no Uchi de 3 PS2 – 46,000
10. Mario Kart DS – 22,000  (1,211,000)
Sales charts say a lot about a nation and its people. That’s why we keep featuring them as soon as we can. They help us understand how the rest of the world thinks.  Take the top ten video games (March 20th – 26th) our Japanese allies are playing. It says the Japanese just wanna have fun like us. They also want to bash open skulls like they were coconuts. Slice and dice opponents the way Julia Child does tomatoes. Pump enemy bodies with bullets till those suckers are nothing more than a collection of holes held together by slivers of flesh.  They’re just like us!  See, world peace is entirely possible!

Top Selling Game Titles in Japan for the Week (Total number units sold in parenthesis):

1. Final Fantasy XII PS2 – 238,000 (2,002,000)
2. Pokemon Ranger DS – 193,000
3. Ace Combat Zero: The Belkin War PS2 – 109,000
4. Animal Crossing: Wild World DS – 83,000 (2,271,000)
5. Brain Training 2 DS – 77,000 (1,649,000)
6. Dynasty Warriors Mosou 4: Empires PS2 – 54,000
7. English Training DS – 46,000  (703,000)
8. Brain Training DS – 46,000  (1,769,000)
9. Harukanaru Jikuu no Uchi de 3 PS2 – 46,000
10. Mario Kart DS – 22,000  (1,211,000)

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