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Atelier Meruru Reaches the Top of Japanese Software Sales

July 1, 2011 Written by Cameron Teague

The top of the Japanese software charts for the past week is up and it is all about Sony with a jaw-dropped seven of the top 10 titles appearing on PlayStation hardware. Topping the charts is the newly released Atelier Meruru: The Alchemist of Arland 3, which in its first week sold a very respectable 82,585 copies for the PlayStation 3. Such high sales had been expected.

Other notable new releases this past week include Steins; Gate for the PSP which sold 63,558 copies, Gundam Memories: Memories of the Battle for PSP with 52,067 sold, and Bleach: Soul Ignition for the PS3 which moved 23,516 copies. Little Battle eXperience and Yakuza: Of the End continued their strong sales with the first one breaching 200K and Yakuza slaying over 370K.

See the full list below and check out the entire top 20.

[PS3] 1. Atelier Meruru: Alchemist of Arland 3 (Gust, 06.23.11): 82,585 NEW!
[PSP] 2. Steins; Gate (5pb., 06.23.11): 63,558 NEW!
[PSP] 3. Gundam Memories: Memories of the Battle (Namco Bandai, 06.23.11): 52,067 NEW!
[PSP] 4. Little Battle eXperience (Level 5, 06.16.11): 38,326 (204,513)
[N3DS] 5. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of time 3D (Nintendo, 06.16.11): 37,452 (201,563)
[NDS] 6. Tennis no Oujisama Gyutto! Doki Doki Survival Umi to Yama no Love Passion (Konami, 06.23.11): 30,234 NEW!
[PS3] 7. Yakuza Of The End (Sega, 06.09.11): 24,247 (376,738)
[PS3] 8. Bleach Soul Ignition (SCEJ, 06.23.11): 23,516 NEW!
[WII] 9. Wii Sports Resort (Wii Remote Plus Pack) (Nintendo, 11.11.10): 9,874 (362,957)
[PSP] 10. Gloria Union (Atlus, 06.23.11): 8,933 NEW!
[NDS] 11. Pokemon Black & White (Pokemon, 09.18.10): 7,086 (5,211,443)
[WII] 12. Wii Party (Nintendo, 07.08.10): 5,980 (1,923,731)
[PS3] 13. Mass Effect 2 (Electronic Arts, 06.23.11): 5,885 NEW!
[NDS] 14. Dragon Quest Monsters Joker 2 Professional (Square Enix, 03.31.11): 5,814 (543,834)
[N3DS] 15. Resident Evil The Mercenaries 3D (Capcom, 06.02.11): 5,633 (89,038)
[PSP] 16. Mother Goose no Himitsu no Kan Nursery Rhymes for You (QuinRose, 06.23.11): 5,295 NEW!
[PS3] 17. Grand Theft Auto IV Complete Edition (Take-Two, 06.23.11): 4,629 NEW!
[N3DS] 18. One Piece Unlimited Cruise Special (Namco Bandai, 05.26.11): 4,289 (116,463)
[WII] 19. Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo, 04.10.08): 4,154 (3,249,050)
[WII] 20. Earth Seeker (Kadokawa Games, 06.23.11): 4,055 NEW!

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