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Japanese Charts: Xbox 360 Anime Bar Maid Game Debuts At No. 4

Japanese Charts: Xbox 360 Anime Bar Maid Game Debuts At No. 4

September 3, 2009 | By Kris Graft

September 3, 2009 | By Kris Graft
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Tomodachi Collection, Dragon Quest IX, and Wii Sports Resort remained frontrunners this week on Japanese video game sales charts, while a new voyeuristic Xbox 360 game featuring anime girls was able to break the top five.

D3 Publisher's Dream Club debuted at number four with 46,000 in unit sales for the week ended August 30, tracking firm Media Create said Thursday. Dream Club features young, bouncy, and buxom female anime characters who serve and entertain patrons at a virtual club.

Nintendo's Tomodachi Collection for DS led the charts for the second week in a row. Released in June, the game has sold 890,000 units to date, and lets users take care of their Mii characters on their handhelds.

Sales of Square Enix's hit DS RPG Dragon Quest IX fell week-on-week to 71,000 units from 79,000. The game has sold 3.8 million units since its July release in Japan. Wii Sports Resort rose two spots to number three selling 46,000 units, up from the prior week's 32,000.

Another new title debuting on the Japanese charts during the week was the uniquely-titled DS trivia game, Shiranai Mama dewa Son wo Suru Mono ya Okane no Shikumi, or You'll Incur Losses If You Remain Ignorant: How Money and Things Work DS.

Dropping off from last week were Melty Blood: Actress Again, SD Gundam G Generation Wars, Okami Kakushi, Puyo Puyo 7, and Kin-iro no Corda 2 f Encore.

Below are the Japanese sales charts for the week ended August 30, 2009:

LW TW Title Publisher Platform Weekly Sales
1 1 Tomodachi Collection Nintendo DS 80,000
2 2 Dragon Quest IX Square Enix DS 71,000
5 3 Wii Sports Resort Nintendo Wii 46,000
NEW 4 Dream Club D3 Publisher 360 46,000
3 5 Monster Hunter 3 Capcom Wii 34,000
NEW 6 Soul Calibur: Broken Destiny Namco Bandai PSP 29,000
NEW 7 Super Robot Gakuen Namco Bandai DS 28,000
NEW 8 Shiranai Mama dewa Son wo Suru Mono ya Okane no Shikumi Nintendo DS 21,000
8 9 Monster Hunter Portable 2G (PSP the Best) Capcom PSP 18,000
NEW 10 Hakuouki: Zuisouroku Idea Factory PS2 17,000


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