Atelier Meruru Reaches the Top of Japanese Software Sales

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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