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Pokemon Sword And Shield Sweeps The Video Game Bestseller Charts At Major Japanese Retailers

Pokemon Sword And Shield Sweeps The Video Game Bestseller Charts At Major Japanese Retailers

On July 12, 2019, Pokemon Sword and Shield pre-orders officially kicked off in Japan, and it seems it’s off to a very great start.

On Amazon Japan, 6 out of 10 bestselling video game products are Pokemon Sword and Shield products. Coming in at No. 1 is the Nintendo Switch Lite Zacian and Zamazenta Edition:

  1. Nintendo Switch Lite Zacian and Zamazenta Edition
  2. Pokemon Sword and Shield Double Pack [Amazon Japan Exclusive]
  3. Pokemon Sword [Amazon Japan Exclusive]
  4. PS4: Proyakyu Spirit 2019
  5. Nintendo Switch Lite Zacian and Zamazenta Edition + Pokemon Sword and Shield Double Pack [Amazon Japan Exclusive]
  6. Super Mario Maker 2
  7. Fire Emblem: Three Houses
  8. Pokemon Shield [Amazon Japan Exclusive]
  9. PSV: Proyakyu Spirit 2019
  10. Nintendo Switch Lite Zacian and Zamazenta Edition + Pokemon Sword [Amazon Japan Exclusive]

Things are not looking as great at Yodobashi Camera, but the Nintendo Switch Lite Zacian and Zamazenta Edition is still holding its No. 1 spot:

  1. Nintendo Switch Lite Zacian and Zamazenta Edition
  2. PS4: Proyakyu Spirit 2019
  3. Sony PlayStation 4 1TB
  4. Super Mario Maker 2
  5. Fire Emblem: Three Houses
  6. Nintendo Switch Pro Controller
  7. Microsoft Xbox Wireless Adapter for Windows 10
  8. Sony PlayStation 4 Premium Wireless Headphones
  9. PS4 Compatible DualShock USB Wireless Adapter
  10. ELECOM MicroUSB Cable

That said, the game is doing well at Rakuten Books:

  1. Nintendo Switch Lite Zacian and Zamazenta Edition
  2. Pokemon Sword and Shield Double Pack [Rakuten Books Exclusive]
  3. Pokemon Sword [Rakuten Books Exclusive]
  4. Pokemon Sword
  5. Pokemon Sword and Shield Double Pack
  6. PS4: Proyakyu Spirit 2019
  7. Pokemon Shield
  8. Pokemon Shield [Rakuten Books Exclusive]
  9. Nintendo Switch Joy-Con(L) Neon Blue/(R) Neon Red
  10. Super Mario Maker 2

Please keep in mind all information in this article was taken as of July 13, 2019 Pacific Time / July 14 Japan Standard Time.

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