It sold upward of 1.2 million units in Japan, and now WiiFit is gearing up for its western release. According to the Wall Street Journal, the body-conscious Nintendo WiiFit will launch on North American shores on May 19th for under $100. Meanwhile, our European friends will getting their hands on it a bit earlier on April 25th.

Nintendo will be touting the development side of WiiWare during a GDC Panel devoted to the subject tomorrow. Although nothing has been revealed so far, Nintendo stated that the “combination of low development barriers and unique game experiences found only on Wii should enable developers to try new ideas with lower risk in a quicker, more creative and affordable way.”