The “Ichigeki Kaimei Variety: Hitome de Wakaru!!” (Instant Unraveling Variety: Understand at a Glance) variety show debuted on NTV on Tuesday. The concept behind the program is simple: Educate audiences about various topics using easy-to-understand photos and graphics. The first episode had a segment on video game console market share in Japan over the past decade, which shows at a glance the sheer dominance that the Nintendo Switch has come to occupy within the last few years.
A clip of the segment has been circulating on social media:
Meant to post this last night but forgot and others beat me to it – cool visual showing how Japan’s market share evolved over the years leading up to Switch basically wiping the floor with everyone else pic.twitter.com/cBdGpGnGe8
— John Ricciardi (@johntv) October 20, 2021
The hybrid home and handheld console debuted on March 3, 2017. As of June 30, Nintendo has shipped a total of 89.04 million Switch units worldwide, surpassing the Nintendo 3DS and Game Boy Advance’s lifetime numbers. The Switch is the company’s fourth best-selling console behind the Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, and Game Boy.
Source: Ichigeki Kaimei Variety: Hitome de Wakaru!! October 19 episode
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