The Japanese Media Create chart results are out once again, and despite an absence of major new releases this time around there's good news for Nintendo.

New releases in Japan have been on Vita, PS4 and PS3, though none have shifted significant numbers. In fact Nintendo system exclusives occupy the top three places, with Super Mario Maker moving back to the top with another solid week of sales. The top 20 is below with lifetime sales in brackets.

  1. [Wii U] Super Mario Maker (Nintendo, 09/10/15) – 52,396 (245,182)
  2. [3DS] Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon (Nintendo, 09/17/15) – 44,555 (196,379)
  3. [3DS] Yo-kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team / White Dog Squad (Nintendo, 07/11/15) – 39,468 (1,566,740)
  4. [PSV] Utawarerumono: False Mask (Aquaplus, 09/25/15) – 26,252 (New)
  5. [3DS] Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer (Nintendo, 07/30/15) – 21,785 (1,050,673)
  6. [Wii U] Splatoon (Nintendo, 05/28/15) – 20,736 (681,495)
  7. [PSV] Genkai Tokki: Moero Crystal (Compile Heart, 09/25/15) – 18,721 (New)
  8. [PS4] Utawarerumono: False Mask (Aquaplus, 09/25/15) – 18,635 (New)
  9. [3DS] Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King (Square Enix, 08/27/15) – 17,790 (776,665)
  10. [PS4] Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (Konami, 09/02/15) – 15,158 (372,233)
  11. [PS3] TV Anime The Idolmaster: Cinderella Girls G4U! Pack Vol. 5 (Bandai Namco, 09/25/15) – 13,287 (New)
  12. [PS3] Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (Konami, 09/02/15) – 11,217 (167,691)
  13. [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (SCE, 03/19/15) – 10,770 (343,434)
  14. [PS4] Utawarerumono: False Mask (Aquaplus, 09/25/15) – 10,693 (New)
  15. [3DS] Monster Hunter Diary: Poka Poka Airou Village DX (Capcom, 09/10/15) – 10,197 (83,687)
  16. [PSV] Hakuouki: Shinkai Kaze no Shou (Idea Factory, 09/25/15) – 10,064 (New)
  17. [PS4] The Witch and the Hundred Knight: Revival Edition (NIS, 09/25/15) – 8,902 (New)
  18. [PS4] Saint Seiya: Soldiers' Soul (Bandai Namco, 09/25/15) – 6,938 (New)
  19. [3DS] Rhythm Tengoku: The Best Plus (Nintendo, 06/11/15) – 6,830 (475,059)
  20. [PSV] Resident Evil Revelations 2 (Capcom, 09/17/15) – 5,765 (21,698)

Moving on to hardware, there are increases of various sizes for all Nintendo systems with the New 3DS LL (XL) leading the way. The Wii U saw a welcome increase that saw it sell over four times as many units as the PS4, with Sony's system losing over half its sales compared to last week; results are below.

  1. New 3DS LL – 21,765 (19,811)
  2. PlayStation Vita – 19,078 (19,471)
  3. Wii U – 18,024 (16,033)
  4. New 3DS – 5,069 (4,672)
  5. PlayStation 4 – 4,071 (8,375)
  6. PlayStation 3 – 2,630 (2,411)
  7. 3DS – 1,529 (1,527)
  8. PlayStation Vita TV – 790 (739)
  9. 3DS LL – 747 (729)
  10. Xbox One – 232 (737)

A solid week for Nintendo, then, with its key games and hardware showing solid momentum.

[via gematsu.com]