This Week’s Japanese Software Charts

  1. Yo-kai Watch 4 (Switch) – 150,721
  2. Ryu ga Gotoku 5 (PS4) – 21,047
  3. Doraemon Story of Seasons (Switch) – 14,565
  4. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Switch) – 8,342
  5. Minecraft (Switch) – 7,071
  6. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch) – 6,758
  7. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Switch) – 4,795
  8. Pokémon: Let’s Go! Pikachu/Eevee (Switch) – 4,702
  9. Splatoon 2 (Switch) – 4,479
  10. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (Switch) – 4,044
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Yo-kai Watch 4 Scores 37/40!

Review scores in Weekly Famitsu Issue No.1595 included Yo-kai Watch 4 scoring an impressive 37/40, with one reviewer giving it a 10 and the other three giving it nines. Look out for the full translated review at Japanese Nintendo in the coming days! Check out all the Famitsu scores at this page. Buy the game here and use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off. Thanks to Ryokutya.

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Yokai Watch 4 Will Be Number One This Week

Data from all three preliminary trackers indicate that Yo-kai Watch 4 will be the best-selling game in Japan for last week. COMG! have the game at 145 pts (over 100 more than the Ryu ga Gotoku 5 Remaster), TSUTAYA don’t have points but have the same positions, as do GEO who comment that this is the first entry for three years and they hope for long term sales due to the word-of-mouth being very high. Buy the game here and use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 off (please note this changes to 5% later this week).

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Yokai Watch 4 Updated

Level-5 have updated Yokai Watch 4 Bokura wa Onajikara o Miage Tale to Version 1.1.0 which “fixes bugs to make the gameplay experience more comfortable.” Players also receive a huge consignment of goods pictured below! Buy the game here and use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 off!

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Yokai Watch 4 Now Available

The latest Yo-kai Watch game Yokai Watch 4 Bokura wa Onajikara o Miage Tale is now available for Nintendo Switch in Japan. Check out a Yokai Zundara Dance video below along with a CoroCoro pre-launch livestream featuring Level-5 President Akihiro Hino. Buy the game here and use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 off.

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This Week’s Japanese Switch Line-up!

Games currently scheduled to release in Japan this week include the pictured Yokai Watch 4 from Level-5, as well as Summer Pockets from Prototype, and My Friend Pedro from Devolver Digital. Check out all the games below. Post to be updated with the final list inclusive of price, artwork, and descriptions later in the week.

Edit: post updated with three new release. Apologies there are no time for descriptions this week.

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Level-5 Reveal World Hobby Fair Line-up

With Inazuma Eleven Ares no Tenbin no longer appearing at World Hobby Fair Summer ’19 on 29-30 June at Makuhari Messe, Japan, the only Level-5 title appearing will be Yokai Watch 4 Bokura wa Onajikara o Miage Tale. All booth visitors will receive an original fan and mini-handkerchief (both pictured below). Attendees will also receive a postcard with in-game items on the back. Photo opportunities will also be available with characters from the game.

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Yokai Watch 4 Preloads Live

Preloads are now live for Yokai Watch 4 Bokura wa Onajikara o Miage Tale on the Japanese Nintendo Switch eShop with the game launching on 20 June priced at ¥6,458 with a preload discount of 10% off (¥5,812). The game supports Japanese only, requires 5.1 GB, and requires a Nintendo Switch Online subscription to play online. Preorder a physical copy here and use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 off. Screenshots added below…

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Yokai Watch 4 Super Speed Play Video

A super speed play video of Yokai Watch 4 using the Gorunyan (Goldenyan) download code from the July issue of CoroCoro Comic, on sale 14 June 2019. Yokai Watch 4 releases in Japan on 20 June. Preorder here and use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 off.

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Yokai Watch 4 Famitsu Cover

This week’s issue (No.1592) of Weekly Famitsu magazine will feature Yokai Watch 4: Bokura wa Onajikara o Miage Tale as its cover story. Famitsu will be available on 06 June in Japan with Yokai Watch 4 releasing for Nintendo Switch on 20 June.

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Yokai Watch 4 Postponed

Level-5 have announced that Yokai Watch 4: Bokura wa Onajikara o Miage Tale has been postponed from 06 – 20 June to further improve the quality. Preorder the game here and use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 off. TV commercial, promo video, and opening movie added below…

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