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Wii Music tops Japanese chart

Nintendo's anticipated music game debuts at number one

Wii Music has debuted atop the Japanese software sales chart for the week ended October 19, according to data provided by Media Create.

The Nintendo Wii title broke into the chart with 92,000 units, followed by Pokemon Platinum for the Nintendo DS, which holds onto its position from last week at second place with 72,000 units.

Sony's Dungeon Keeper-like title, Yuusha no Kuse ni Namaikida Or 2, for the PlayStation Portable sold 59,000 units in its first week on sale and secured its position at number three on the chart. Rhythm Tengoku Gold for the DS sold 51,000 units and dropped a place from last week to number four.

Sega's Culdcept DS and Namco Bandai's Kidou Senshi Gundam 00: Gundam Meisters for the PlayStation 2 both debut on the chart at fifth and sixth place with 50,000 and 43,000 units respectively.

The PS2 title, Shin Sangoku Musou 5 Special, came in seventh at 27,000 units, while Macross Ace Frontier for the PSP fell from first place last week to eighth, with 26,000 units

Wii Fit saw sales hit 18,000 units and came in at number nine, down from number six last week, and Super Robot Wars Z for the PS2 dropped five places from last week to number ten, selling 13,000 units.

Japanese software chart follows:

  • 01. Wii Music (Wii)
  • 02. Pokémon Platinum (DS)
  • 03. Yuusha no Kuse ni Namaikida Or 2 (PSP)
  • 04. Rhythm Tengoku Gold (DS)
  • 05. Culdcept DS (DS)
  • 06. Kidou Senshi Gundam 00: Gundam Meisters (PS2)
  • 07. Shin Sangoku Musou 5 Special (PS2)
  • 08. Macross Ace Frontier (PSP)
  • 09. Wii Fit (Wii)
  • 10. Super Robot Wars Z (PS2)