Media Create has released the Japan sales chart for the week ending September 19th (9/13-9/19). Lots of new games on the chart, but the real kicker is Pokemon Emerald for the GBA, which sold a whopping 790,527 copies in ONE WEEK to outdo the second place game by a margin of 75%

Hardware (Units Sold Week / 2004 to date)

1. GameBoy Advance SP – 68,014 / 1,837,035
2. PlayStation 2 – 28,340 / 1,806,987
3. GameCube – 4,976 / 475,961
4. GameBoy Advance – 1,527 / 183,064
5. Xbox – 326 / 25,308
6. PSone – 70 / 13,264
7. Swan Crystal – 19 / 6,757

Software (Units Sold Week / 2004 to date)

1. (GBA) Pokemon Emerald – Nintendo – 790,527 / 790,527
2. (PS2) Sengoku Musou Mushouden – Koei – 196,275 / 196,275
3. (PS2) Final Fantasy XI: Chains of Promathia – SquareEnix – 104,144 / 104,144
4. (PS2) BioHazard Outbreak File 2 – Capcom – 29,889 / 121,096
5. (PS2) Prince of Tennis: Saikyou Team o Kessei Seyo! – Konami – 27,332 / 27,322
6. (GBA) Famicom Mini: Super Mario Brothers 2 – Nintendo – 20,692 / 206,391
7. (PS2) Kowloon Youma Gakuen Ki – Atlus – 20,113 / 20,113
8. (PS2) World Soccer Winning Eleven 8 – Konami – 14,941 / 1,045,739
9. (PS2) Angelique Etoile – Koei – 13,909 / 13,909
10. (PS2) Jissen Pachislot: Fist of the North Star – Sammy – 12,952 / ?

You can't stop that Pachi-slot game; you can only hope to contain it. Media Create hasn't been keeping a running tally for Jissen Pachislot: Fist of the North Star, but the game has been raking at least 10,000 copies sold per week on every chart for the past few months.

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