Even though there were lots of big sequels released last year (like almost every year before it!), 2008 did see its share of original titles.

Magazine Famitsu listed the top 2008 original games for April 1, 2008 to March 22, 2009 — the 2008 financial year.

Here's the data:

1. Wagamama Fashion Girls Mode (DS) 784,037 units sold
2. Wii Music (Wii) 383,076
3. White Knight Chronicles (PS3) 326,239
4. Tongari Boushi no Mahou no 365 Nichi (DS) 325,647
5. Inazuma Eleven (DS) 308,017
6. Boura wa Kaseki Holder (DS) 252,085
7. The Last Remnant (Xbox 360) 148,739
8. Valkyria Chronicles (PS3) 141,589
9. Infinite Undiscovery (Xbox 360) 113,195
10. LittleBigPlanet (PS3) 111,160
11. Seventh Dragon (DS) 108,570
12. Demon's Souls (PS3) 93,274
13. World Destruction (DS) 93,104
14. Afrika (PS3) 69,976
15. Ken To Mahou To Gakuen Mono (PSP) 67,774
16. Avalon Code (DS) 66,207
17. 428: Fuusa Sareta Shibuya de (Wii) 64,188
18. Sigma Harmonics (DS) 62,480
19. Nanashi no Game (DS) 61,927
20. Saihai no Yukue (DS) 34,644

Famitsu also listed the top ten original titles its readers were most looking forward to in 2009:

1. Ninokuni (DS) TBA 2009
2. Bayonetta (PS3/Xbox 360) Fall 2009
3. Ni-oH (PS3) TBA
4. Blood of Bahamut (DS) TBA
5. Project O (Wii) TBA
6. X-Blades (PS3/Xbox 360) April 30, 2009
7. Infinite Space (DS) June 11, 2009
8. Yuusha 30 (PSP) May 30, 2009
9. Dream C Club (Xbox 360) Summer 2009
10. Tom Clancy's HAWX (PS3/Xbox 360) April 23, 2009

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Wagamama Fashion Girls Mode Tops 2008 Original IPs Sales [DS Hyper]