As you may or may not have noticed, depending on your reading ability and tolerance for vaguely irrelevant yet alluringly foreign sales charts, the Nintendo Wii enjoyed a surge in Japanese retail popularity last week. If you're looking to blame something, be sure to point your gnarled index finger at Wii Fit. That's the balancercise board, mind you, not the phenomenon perceived by someone watching you play Wario Ware: Smooth Moves.

We can't comment on the quality of the product yet, but the illustrations on the box make it seem like the perfect toy for the posers among us.

- DS Lite: 124,591 7,897 (6.77%)
- Wii: 74,764 20,402 (37.53%)
- PSP: 74,626 401 (0.53%)
- PS3: 37,092 13,472 (26.64%)
- PS2: 13,703 1,172 (7.88%)
- Xbox 360: 6,632 485 (6.81%)
- DS Phat: 36 36 (N/A)
- Gamecube: 32 12 (27.27%)
- Game Boy Micro: 20 22 (52.38%)
- GBA SP: 9 22 (70.97%)
- GBA: 4 5 (55.56%)

[Source: Media Create]

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