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The latest issue of Famitsu has a listing of the top 100 best-selling games in Japan of 2019. It’s actually a very late release that comes out on top – that being Pokemon Sword/Shield at nearly three million copies sold.

Here’s the full lineup:

01./00. [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield # (Pokemon Co.) {2019.11.15} (¥5.980) – 2.988.134 / NEW
02./01. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate # (Nintendo) {2018.12.07} (¥7.200) – 1.092.397 / 3.453.052 (-54%)
03./00. [PS4] Kingdom Hearts III # (Square Enix) {2019.01.25} (¥8.800) – 861.226 / NEW
04./00. [NSW] Super Mario Maker 2 # (Nintendo) {2019.06.28} (¥5.980) – 800.504 / NEW
05./00. [NSW] New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (Nintendo) {2019.01.11} (¥5.980) – 747.589 / NEW
06./05. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥5.980) – 628.712 / 2.659.009 (-32%)
07./09. [NSW] Minecraft # (Microsoft Game Studios) {2018.06.21} (¥3.600) – 620.894 / 1.145.939 (+18%)
08./00. [NSW] Luigi’s Mansion 3 (Nintendo) {2019.10.31} (¥5.980) – 505.998 / NEW
09./06. [NSW] Super Mario Party # (Nintendo) {2018.10.05} (¥5.980) – 498.857 / 1.263.710 (-35%)
10./00. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo) {2019.10.18} (¥7.980) – 495.639 / NEW

This week’s expanded Japanese software sales are as follows:

1. [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield (The Pokemon Company, 11/15/19) – 71,695 (3,256,754)
2. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 21,498 (547,569)
3. [NSW] Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition (Bundle Version Included) (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 15,845 (1,208,747)
4. [NSW] Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training for Nintendo Switch (Nintendo, 12/27/19) – 15,757 (91,908)
5. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 14,129 (3,510,455)
6. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 14,100 (2,725,304)
7. [NSW] Luigi’s Mansion 3 (Nintendo, 10/31/19) – 11,639 (570,071)
8. [NSW] Super Mario Party (Nintendo, 10/05/18) – 9,560 (1,311,173)
9. [NSW] Mario & Sonic at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games (Sega, 11/01/19) – 8,774 (248,507)
10. [NSW] Splatoon 2 (Bundle Version Included) (Nintendo, 07/21/17) – 8,055 (3,288,270)

The latest Japanese hardware sales from Famitsu are as follows:

This week’s Famitsu review scores are as follows:

It’s time for the latest Famitsu’s most wanted games chart. After a week off due to the holidays, Animal Crossing: New Horizons hangs on at #3 while Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition appears for the first time.

Head past the break for the full chart. All votes were cast between December 19 and December 25.

This week’s Japanese software sales are as follows:

This week’s expanded Japanese software sales are as follows:

1. [NSW] Pokemon Sword / Shield (The Pokemon Company, 11/15/19) – 243,476 (2,988,134)
2. [NSW] Luigi’s Mansion 3 (Nintendo, 10/31/19) – 59,349 (505,998)
3. [NSW] Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo, 10/18/19) – 52,521 (495,639)
4. [NSW] Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition (Bundle Version Included) (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 40,905 (1,145,939)
5. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 40,883 (2,659,009)
6. [NSW] Mario & Sonic at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games (Sega, 11/01/19) – 40,866 (195,128)
7. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 35,385 (3,453,052)
8. [NSW] Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training for Nintendo Switch (Nintendo, 12/27/19) – 34,696 (New)
9. [NSW] Super Mario Party (Nintendo, 10/05/18) – 34,649 (1,263,710)
10. [NSW] Tsuri Spirits Nintendo Switch Version (Bandai Namco, 07/25/19) – 33,623 (336,995)

The latest Japanese hardware sales from Famitsu are as follows:

This week’s Famitsu review scores are as follows:

It’s time for the latest Famitsu’s most wanted games chart. This week, Animal Crossing: New Horizons is back up to #2 while Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 and Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition move up a few spots.

Head past the break for the full chart. All votes were cast between December 12 and December 18.