Nintendo eShop Update Week 46

This week’s line-up of Nintendo eShop software coming to Japan including Kingdom Hearts, Medabots, Sakuna, Baroque, Prinny, and more.

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KINGDOM HEARTS Melody of Memory

Square-Enix / ¥7,480

The first Kingdom Hearts title for Switch is a rhythm game which features a collection of over 140 songs from both the Kingdom Hearts series and the Disney empire, along with a whole host of Disney characters. A demo is also available.

Medarot Classics Plus

Imagineer / ¥5,478

Consisting of the first first five Game Boy and Game Boy Color games and three Game Boy Advance games of the classic Medabots RPG series which are Pokémon-like in their gameplay. It’s available in both Kabuto and Kuwagata versions.

Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin

Marvelous / ¥5,478

Combining side-scrolling action with deep crafting and farming simulation. This acclaimed title from Edelweiss sees you play as Sakuna, who finds herself banished from her opulent celestial home to an island overrun with demons.


STING / ¥2,400

A Switch port of the 1998 Saturn RPG Baroque, which later ported to PlayStation and Wii. It adds in auto-save, screen setting functionality, along with a CD data file. Unfortunately it only lists Japanese language support in the eShop listing.

Also releasing this week

Arcade Archives Gradius IIHamster¥838
Cookie’s! Theory of Super EvolutionYoshimoto Kogyo¥1,000
Despotism 3KGameplay First¥1,149
Freakout: Calamity TV Showeastasiasoft¥1,000
#FuntimeThe Quantum Astrophysicists Guild¥1,480
Hidden Through TimeFlyhigh Works¥800
Just Dance 2021Ubisoft¥6,380
Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit RemasteredElectronic Arts¥4,300
OrdRatalaika Games¥500
Piofiore no Banshou -Episodio1926-Idea Factory¥7,150
Prinny: Can I Really Be the Hero?Nippon Ichi Software¥2,178
Prinny 2: Dawn of Operation Panties, Dood!Nippon Ichi Software¥2,178
Ranshima Monogatari Lair Land Story: Shoujo no Yakujou RemakeCIRCLE Ent.¥2,000
Roombo: First BloodSamurai Punk¥500
Urban Flow: Koutsuu PanicBaltoro Games¥1,499
Vampire: The Masquerade – Coteries of New YorkDMM GAMES¥3,278
Zombie’s CoolGame Museum¥400
Also scheduled for release this week is the Game & Watch: Super Mario Bros. system from Nintendo priced at ¥5,478 and available for purchase at this link.

Coming soon

Koisuru Otome to Shugo no Tate Re:boot The "SHIELD-9"

Highlights this week added to the coming soon section of the eShop include Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & The Secret Fairy which releases in Japan on December 3rd, and is priced at ¥8,580 for the standard, with a Digital Deluxe priced at ¥9,955 and Digital Deluxe with Season Pass for ¥14,465. Another highlight is the pictured Koisuru Otome to Shugo no Tate Re:boot The “SHIELD-9”, available on November 26th for ¥7,150. All upcoming Japanese Switch releases are listed here.

Playable demos

Ouchi de Rilakkuma: Rilakkuma ga Ouchi ni Yattekita

Four demos released last week were the pictured Ouchi de Rilakkuma: Rilakkuma ga Ouchi ni Yattekita from Nippon Columbia, Chinese Parents from PLAYISM, Crazy Capture from Crown Games, and Ring of Pain from Humble Games. This week’s demos are Just Dance 2021 from Ubisoft, Kairobotica from Kairosoft, Police×Senshi Lovepatrina! Love na Rhythm de Taiho Shimasu! from Nippon Columbia, and Shadowverse Champions Battle from Cygames.

Downloadable content

Taiko no Tatsujin Nintendo Switch Version

Taiko no Tatsujin Nintendo Switch Version! will see two paid DLC packs with the “Vocaloid Song Pack Vol.6” adding 5 songs for ¥550 and the “Donder Pack -Juvenile-”, again priced at ¥550 for 5 songs.

Sales highlights


This week’s top sales include 50% off DAEMON X MACHINA (¥4,290) coinciding with the recent free update adding new bosses, equipment, and more. Rune Factory 4 Special is also currently half-price (¥2,739) along with the game’s free trial for Nintendo Switch Online members. The recently released Yusha vs Dragon can also be snapped up for just ¥150 for this month only! Visit this page for a full list of every game on sale.

Download ranking

Pikmin 3 Deluxe
  1. Pikmin 3 Deluxe (Nintendo)
  2. Shin Megami Tensei 3 HD Remaster (Atlus)
  3. Rune Factory 4 Special (Marvelous)
  4. Human: Fall Flat (Teyon Japan)
  5. OCTOPATH TRAVELER (Square-Enix)
  6. Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo)
  7. Part Time UFO (Nintendo)
  8. Overcooked 2 (Team17)
  9. Pokémon Sword (Pokémon)
  10. Minecraft (Mojang/Microsoft Japan)

Notes: All prices listed are inclusive of tax and do not include discounts unless otherwise stated. Purchase your Nintendo eShop cards from here and find out how to play Japanese Switch games here.