Japanese gamers evidently don't want to work; they just want to bang on the virtual drum all day. Or, more specifically, the Wii release of Namco's Taiko no Tatsujin, which barely eked out a first-place spot over Animal Crossing: City Folk in Media Create's Japanese software sales charts for December 8 through 14. In all, four Wii titles and six DS games comprised the top 10.
  1. Taiko no Tatsujin (Wii): 106K
  2. Animal Crossing: City Folk (Wii): 98K
  3. Hoshi no Kirby: Ultra Super Deluxe (DS): 95K
  4. Wagamama Fashion Girls Mode (DS): 63K
  5. Penguin no Mondai: Saikyou Penguin Densetsu! (DS): 59K
  6. Professor Layton and the Final Time Journey (DS): 58K
  7. Pokémon Platinum (DS): 58K
  8. Rhythm Tengoku Gold (DS): 45K
  9. Wii Fit (Wii): 43K
  10. Mario Kart Wii (Wii): 34K

This article was originally published on Joystiq.