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The Media Create Japanese chart results have been later than normal this week, but the eventual outcome certainly has some positives for Nintendo.

For starters, Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon has claimed top spot in its début week, with the 3DS title sneaking past 150,000 sales. Super Mario Maker claims second spot in its second week in the chart, with two more Japan-only 3DS titles in the Yo-Kai Watch and Dragon Quest franchises following close behind. All told there are positives for Nintendo in the software stakes - results are below with lifetime sales in brackets.

  1. [3DS] Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon (Nintendo, 09/17/15) – 151,823 (New)
  2. [Wii U] Super Mario Maker (Nintendo, 09/10/15) – 54,544 (192,785)
  3. [3DS] Yo-Kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team / White Dog Squad (Nintendo, 07/11/15) – 36,979 (1,527,272)
  4. [3DS] Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King (Square Enix, 08/27/15) – 24,758 (758,874)
  5. [PSV] World Trigger: Borderless Mission (Bandai Namco, 09/17/15) – 23,334 (New)
  6. [PS4] Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (Konami, 09/02/15) – 20,635 (357,075)
  7. [3DS] Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer (Nintendo, 07/30/15) – 18,627 (1,028,888)
  8. [Wii U] Splatoon (Nintendo, 05/28/15) – 16,772 (660,759)
  9. [PS3] Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (Konami, 09/02/15) – 16,288 (156,474)
  10. [PSV] Resident Evil Revelations 2 (Capcom, 09/17/15) – 15,932 (New)
  11. [PS3] Samurai Warriors 4: Empires (Koei Tecmo, 09/17/15) – 14,297 (New)
  12. [3DS] Monster Hunter Diary: Poka Poka Airou Village DX (Capcom, 09/10/15) – 14,034 (73,490)
  13. [PSV] Saki: The Nationals (Kaga Create, 09/17/15) – 13,698 (New)
  14. [PSV] Samurai Warriors 4: Empires (Koei Tecmo, 09/17/15) – 13,056 (New)
  15. [PS4] Samurai Warriors 4: Empires (Koei Tecmo, 09/17/15) – 11,360 (New)
  16. [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (SCE, 03/19/15) – 8,244 (332,663)
  17. [PS4] Destiny: The Taken King (SCEJ, 09/17/15) – 6,643 (New)
  18. [3DS] Rhythm Heaven: The Best+ (Nintendo, 06/11/15) – 5,866 (468,228)
  19. [PSV] Yunohana SpRING! (Idea Factory, 09/17/15) – 4,561 (New)
  20. [Wii U] Mario Kart 8 (Nintendo, 05/29/14) – 4,095 (1,126,412)

Moving onto hardware, the New 3DS LL (XL) holds off a strong challenge from Vita, and notably the Wii U leads the way in home consoles for the second week in a row. Though both Wii U and PS4 saw a decline compared to last week, it's Nintendo's system that holds firmer and maintains sales in five figures. The results are below with last week's sales in brackets.

  1. New 3DS LL – 19,811 (21,504)
  2. PlayStation Vita – 19,471 (9,018)
  3. Wii U – 16,033 (20,891)
  4. PlayStation 4 – 8,375 (18,555)
  5. New 3DS – 4,672 (4,214)
  6. PlayStation 3 – 2,411 (2,628)
  7. 3DS – 1,527 (1,275)
  8. PlayStation Vita TV – 739 (462)
  9. Xbox One – 737 (207)
  10. 3DS LL – 729 (836)

Another positive week for Nintendo in its homeland, and it'll be interesting to see how Super Mario Maker fares in the next set of US NPD results.

[via gematsu.com]