The Media Create data for the Japanese multiformat charts is in, hot off the digital presses, and it shows Kirby Star Allies arriving on Japanese shores with quite the impressive debut. It enters the charts at number one, with 222,031 copies sold in its first week.

Splatoon 2 has also had a great week, surging back up the charts to number two 30,471 copies sold last week. Attack On Titan 2 entered the chart at number three on PS4 with 28,480 copies sold, with the Switch version coming in not too far behind with 22,941. Here's the top 20, with lifetime sales shown in brackets:

 [Switch] Kirby Star Allies – 222,031 (New)
2 [Switch] Splatoon 2 (Bundle Version Included) – 30,471 (2,136,957)
3 [PS4] Attack on Titan 2 (Limited Edition Included) – 28,480 (New)
4 [Switch] Attack on Titan 2 (Limited Edition Included) – 22,941 (New)
5 [PS4] Hokuto ga Gotoku (Limited Edition Included) – 20,448 (143,563)
6 [PS4] Monster Hunter: World (Limited and Bundle Editions Included) – 166,614 (1,970,886)
7 [Switch] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 15,408 (1,415,211)
8 [PSV] Attack on Titan 2 (Limited Edition Included) – 15,621 (New)
9 [Switch] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Limited Edition Included) – 10,434 (918,501)
10 [Switch] Super Mario Odyssey (Bundle Version Included) – 9,076 (1,657,931)
11 [PS4] Winning Post 8 2018 – 8,459 (New)
12 [3DS] Pokemon Ultra Sun / Ultra Moon – 7,708 (1,592,916)
13 [PS4] Devil May Cry HD Collection – 6,280 (New)
14 [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege Advanced Edition – 5,978 (22,211)
15 [3DS] Future Card Buddyfight: Tanjou! Oretachi no Saikyou Body! – 5,362 (New)
16 [PS4] Gal Gun 2 (Limited Edition Included) – 5,362 (New)
17 [PSV] Winning Post 8 2018 – 3,837 (New)
18 [Switch] Winning Post 8 2018 – 3,745 (New)
19 [Switch] Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle – 3,728 (167,333)
20 [PS4] The Silver 2425 - 3,550 (New)

In hardware, Switch remained on top of the charts, with Kirby and Splatoon 2 driving new units sales well beyond PS4 and PS4 Pro:

1 Switch – 54,342 (45,084)
2 PlayStation 4 – 14,349 (14,251)
3 PlayStation 4 Pro – 8,278 (14,112)
4 New 2DS LL – 4,937 (5,413)
5 New 3DS LL – 3,664 (4,074)
6 PlayStation Vita – 3,644 (5,476)
7 2DS – 547 (761)
8 Xbox One – 80 (78)
9 Xbox One X – 74 (104)

What do you make of this week's Japanese charts? A great debut for Kirby and AOT2, and Splatoon 2 riding high again. Be sure to share your thoughts with the community below...

[via gematsu.com]