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

01./00. [PS4] Gran Turismo Sport # (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.10.19} (¥6.900) – 150.286 / NEW
02./00. [PS4] Kyoei Toshi (Bandai Namco Games) {2017.10.19} (¥8.200) – 48.935 / NEW
03./00. [PS4] The Evil Within 2
(Bethesda Softworks) {2017.10.19} (¥7.980) – 42.941 / NEW
04./00. [PS4] Itadaki Street: Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary (Square Enix) {2017.10.19} (¥7.800) – 42.092 / NEW
05./00. [PSV] Uta no Prince-Sama: Amazing Aria & Sweet Serenade Love # (Broccoli) {2017.10.19} (¥6.300) – 19.904 / NEW
06./00. [PSV] Itadaki Street: Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary (Square Enix) {2017.10.19} (¥5.980) – 18.784 / NEW
07./02. [NSW] Splatoon 2 # (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥5.980) – 16.483 / 1.249.006 (-16%)
08./03. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥5.980) – 11.142 / 758.597 (-16%)
09./01. [PS4] Middle-earth: Shadow of War (Warner Entertainment Japan) {2017.10.12} (¥7.800) – 8.083 / 28.227 (-60%)
10./08. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥6.980) – 5.430 / 616.383 (-11%)
11./05. [NSW] Pokken Tournament DX (Pokemon Co.) {2017.09.22} (¥5.980) – 5.224 / 102.359 (-38%)
12./04. [3DS] Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser’s Minions (Nintendo) {2017.10.05} (¥4.980) – 5.092 / 43.094 (-58%)
13./07. [PS4] FIFA 18 # (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.29} (¥7.800) – 3.910 / 79.701 (-42%)
14./10. [PS4] No Heroes Allowed! VR |PlayStation VR| (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.10.14} (¥4.900) – 3.464 / 8.925 (-37%)
15./12. [PS4] Winning Eleven 2018 (Konami) {2017.09.14} (¥7.600) – 2.987 / 105.005 (-31%)
16./16. [3DS] The Snack World: TreJarers (Level 5) {2017.08.10} (¥4.800) – 2.882 / 183.780 (-27%)
17./15. [NSW] Monster Hunter Double Cross: Nintendo Switch Ver. # (Capcom) {2017.08.25} (¥5.800) – 2.814 / 158.448 (-29%)
18./19. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2.700) – 2.748 / 256.413 (-21%)
19./00. [NSW] NBA 2K18 (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2017.10.17} (¥7.000) – 2.689 / NEW
20./11. [PS4] The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III # (Nihon Falcom) {2017.09.28} (¥7.800) – 2.473 / 107.772 (-55%)

The latest Japanese hardware sales from Media Create are as follows:

Switch – 31,092
PS4 – 25,075
New 2DS LL – 8,449
PS4 Pro – 6,203
New 3DS LL – 6,187
Vita – 3,535
2DS – 1,367
New 3DS – 195
Xbox One – 69
PS3 – 50
Wii U – 40

For comparison’s sake, here are the hardware numbers from last week:

Switch – 40,803
PS4 – 16,933
New 2DS LL – 10,569
New 3DS LL – 8,369
PS4 Pro – 5,773
Vita – 3,938
2DS – 1,565
New 3DS – 242
Xbox One – 71
PS3 – 65
Wii U – 58

And here are the software charts:

A few new digital titles are coming to the Japanese eShop on November 2. Here’s a look at the upcoming digital download schedule:

Switch Retail

Touhou Kobuto V: Burst Battle

3DS Retail

Nintendo presents: New Style Boutique 3 – Styling Star

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As we reported previously, rhythm game Voez is getting a physical release in Japan. Among other things, this will add TV mode support, allowing the game to be played with a controller instead of just with the touchscreen. This version now has a concrete release date: January 25th, 2018. Also, the total number of downloads for the digital version now stands at 45,000, up from 40,000 last month.

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

01./00. [PS4] Middle-earth: Shadow of War (Warner Entertainment Japan) {2017.10.12} (¥7.800) – 20.144 / NEW
02./02. [NSW] Splatoon 2 # (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥5.980) – 19.622 / 1.232.523 (-12%)
03./03. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥5.980) – 13.321 / 747.454 (-1%)
04./01. [3DS] Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser’s Minions (Nintendo) {2017.10.05} (¥4.980) – 12.215 / 38.003 (-53%)
05./06. [NSW] Pokken Tournament DX (Pokemon Co.) {2017.09.22} (¥5.980) – 8.367 / 97.135 (-29%)
06./00. [PS4] Lost Sphear (Square Enix) {2017.10.12} (¥5.800) – 7.363 / NEW
07./04. [PS4] FIFA 18 # (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.29} (¥7.800) – 6.703 / 75.791 (-49%)
08./11. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥6.980) – 6.088 / 610.953 (-2%)
09./00. [NSW] Lost Sphear (Square Enix) {2017.10.12} (¥5.800) – 5.770 / NEW
10./00. [PS4] No Heroes Allowed! VR |PlayStation VR| (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.10.14} (¥4.900) – 5.462 / NEW
11./05. [PS4] The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III # (Nihon Falcom) {2017.09.28} (¥7.800) – 5.457 / 105.298 (-57%)
12./10. [PS4] Winning Eleven 2018 (Konami) {2017.09.14} (¥7.600) – 4.307 / 102.018 (-31%)
13./08. [PS4] Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 (Ubisoft) {2017.10.05} (¥7.980) – 4.093 / 14.919 (-62%)
14./09. [NSW] Fire Emblem Warriors #
(Koei Tecmo) {2017.09.28} (¥7.800) – 4.016 / 53.531 (-50%)
15./14. [NSW] Monster Hunter Double Cross: Nintendo Switch Ver. #
(Capcom) {2017.08.25} (¥5.800) – 3.966 / 155.634 (-17%)
16./18. [3DS] The Snack World: TreJarers (Level 5) {2017.08.10} (¥4.800) – 3.939 / 180.898 (-5%)
17./17. [NSW] Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch (Bandai Namco Games) {2017.09.07} (¥6.800) – 3.815 / 44.239 (-12%)
18./16. [3DS] Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age # (Square Enix) {2017.07.29} (¥5.980) – 3.659 / 1.741.582 (-16%)
19./21. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2.700) – 3.497 / 253.665
20./00. [PSV] Yoshiwara Higanbana Kuon no Chigiri (Prototype) {2017.10.12} (¥6.400) – 3.396 / NEW

The latest Japanese hardware sales from Media Create are as follows:

Switch – 40,803
PS4 – 16,933
New 2DS LL – 10,569
New 3DS LL – 8,369
PS4 Pro – 5,773
Vita – 3,938
2DS – 1,565
New 3DS – 242
Xbox One – 71
PS3 – 65
Wii U – 58

For comparison’s sake, here are the hardware numbers from last week:

Switch – 38,204
PS4 – 16,680
New 2DS LL – 12,658
New 3DS LL – 8,534
PS4 Pro – 5,869
Vita – 3,545
2DS – 1,594
New 3DS – 265
Xbox One – 186
PS3 – 72
Wii U – 45

And here are the software charts:

A couple of new 3DS themes are out now in Japan. Here’s the lineup:

Bonobono (x2) – 200 yen each

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The latest episode of Nintendo’s Japanese show Nyannyan Neko Mario Time has now gone live. We’ve included it below.

A few new digital titles are coming to the Japanese eShop on October 26. Here’s a look at the upcoming digital download schedule:

Switch Retail

Super Mario Odyssey (available October 27)

3DS Retail

12 Sai: Torokeru Puzzle Futari no Harmony
Idol Time PriPara Yume All Star Live!
Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux

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Update (10/16): In an interesting twist of fate, Atlus has released Shin Megami Tensei: Synchronicity Prologue on PC. It can be downloaded for free here until December 24.


Original (10/13): Atlus has released a rather interesting trailer for Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux, which will be released in Japan on October 26 and next year in the rest of the world. The trailer initially shows off a Metroidvania-style game featuring Jack Frost and Pyro Jack. This is a callback to Jack Bros., an action game for the Virtual Boy featuring those characters. Sadly, this apparent sequel to Jack Bros. is quickly declared “fake” by the trailer, which then moves on to actual game footage. Give it a watch: