Japan Weekly Chart

The week's top-selling games at retail ranked by unit sales

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Pos Game Weekly Total Week #
1
 | Gamewise
(GB)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
144,830 4,585,030 63
2
Star Fox 64 | Gamewise
Star Fox 64 (N64)
Nintendo, Shooter
60,928 338,038 2
3
Tobal 2 | Gamewise
Tobal 2 (PS)
Square, Fighting
34,231 272,103 3
4
Intelligent Qube | Gamewise
Intelligent Qube (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Puzzle
25,981 586,891 15
5
Kidou Senkan Nadesico | Gamewise
Kidou Senkan Nadesico (SAT)
Sega, Strategy
25,744 112,347 2
6
Kakyuusei | Gamewise
Kakyuusei (SAT)
Elf, Strategy
24,498 199,375 3
7
PaRappa The Rapper | Gamewise
PaRappa The Rapper (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Misc
22,051 704,374 23
8
The Conveni: Ano Machi wo Dokusen Seyo | Gamewise
The Conveni: Ano Machi wo Dokusen Seyo (PS)
Human Entertainment, Simulation
16,409 207,703 7
9
Final Fantasy VII | Gamewise
Final Fantasy VII (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
14,856 3,108,867 15
10
Mario Kart 64 | Gamewise
Mario Kart 64 (N64)
Nintendo, Racing
13,015 1,470,672 22
11
Crash Bandicoot | Gamewise
Crash Bandicoot (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Platform
10,966 561,922 23
12
DX Game of Life | Gamewise
DX Game of Life (PS)
Takara, Misc
10,609 127,426 60
13
Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble! | Gamewise
Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble! (SNES)
Nintendo, Platform
10,117 1,428,218 25
14
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night | Gamewise
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (PS)
Konami, Platform
8,203 173,262 8
15
Puyo Puyo Sun Ketteiban | Gamewise
Puyo Puyo Sun Ketteiban (PS)
Compile, Puzzle
8,060 589,698 -28
16
Super Bomberman 5 | Gamewise
Super Bomberman 5 (SNES)
Hudson Soft, Puzzle
7,761 242,920 11
17
Shin Super Robot Taisen Special Disk | Gamewise
Shin Super Robot Taisen Special Disk (PS)
Banpresto, Strategy
7,427 267,589 7
18
Kirby's Dream Land 2 | Gamewise
Kirby's Dream Land 2 (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
7,398 999,094 112
19
SD Gundam G Century | Gamewise
SD Gundam G Century (PS)
Namco Bandai, Strategy
7,267 247,106 8
20
Pro Yakyuu Greatest Nine '97 | Gamewise
Pro Yakyuu Greatest Nine '97 (SAT)
Sega, Sports
6,600 171,916 7
21
Bushido Blade | Gamewise
Bushido Blade (PS)
Square, Fighting
6,458 401,109 9
22
Final Fantasy IV | Gamewise
Final Fantasy IV (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
6,241 256,818 8
23
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 3 '97 Haru | Gamewise
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 3 '97 Haru (SNES)
Konami, Sports
5,809 137,854 8
24
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 4 | Gamewise
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 4 (N64)
Konami, Sports
5,550 238,186 9
25
Resident Evil | Gamewise
Resident Evil (PS)
Capcom, Action
5,299 1,045,702 60
26
Neon Genesis Evangelion 2nd Impression | Gamewise
Neon Genesis Evangelion 2nd Impression (SAT)
Sega, Role-Playing
5,034 396,420 10
27
Puyo Puyo Sun | Gamewise
Puyo Puyo Sun (SAT)
Compile, Puzzle
5,006 534,773 13
28
Power Stakes | Gamewise
Power Stakes (PS)
Aques, Sports
4,861 138,341 5
29
Neon Genesis Evangelion | Gamewise
Neon Genesis Evangelion (SAT)
Sega, Adventure
4,805 385,527 63
30
Blast Corps | Gamewise
Blast Corps (N64)
Nintendo, Action
4,513 152,780 8
31
Dragon Quest III: Soshite Densetsu e... | Gamewise
Dragon Quest III: Soshite Densetsu e... (SNES)
Enix, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 23
32
Choro Q2 | Gamewise
Choro Q2 (PS)
Takara, Racing
Pro N/A 12
33
Macross Digital Mission VF-X | Gamewise
Macross Digital Mission VF-X (PS)
Namco Bandai, Simulation
Pro N/A 11
34
Gameboy Gallery | Gamewise
Gameboy Gallery (GB)
Unknown, Misc
Pro N/A 5
35
Doraemon 3: Nobi Dai no Machi SOS! | Gamewise
Doraemon 3: Nobi Dai no Machi SOS! (N64)
Epoch, Platform
Pro N/A -167
36
Mega Man: Battle & Chase | Gamewise
Mega Man: Battle & Chase (PS)
Capcom, Racing
Pro N/A 8
37
Xevious 3D/G+ | Gamewise
Xevious 3D/G+ (PS)
Namco Bandai, Shooter
Pro N/A 7
38
Super Mario Land 3: Wario Land | Gamewise
Super Mario Land 3: Wario Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 173
39
Kirby's Star Stacker | Gamewise
Kirby's Star Stacker (GB)
Nintendo, Puzzle
Pro N/A 16
40
Tomb Raider | Gamewise
Tomb Raider (PS)
Victor Interactive, Action
Pro N/A 13
41
Hanagumi Taisen Columns | Gamewise
Hanagumi Taisen Columns (SAT)
Sega, Puzzle
Pro N/A 7
42
Sentimental Graffiti: First Window | Gamewise
Sentimental Graffiti: First Window (SAT)
NEC Interchannel, Adventure
Pro N/A 5
43
Clock Tower | Gamewise
Clock Tower (PS)
Human Entertainment, Adventure
Pro N/A 22
44
Shin Super Robot Taisen | Gamewise
Shin Super Robot Taisen (PS)
Banpresto, Strategy
Pro N/A 20
45
Kirby's Dream Land | Gamewise
Kirby's Dream Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 263
46
Super Mario 64 | Gamewise
Super Mario 64 (N64)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 46
47
Arc the Lad | Gamewise
Arc the Lad (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 98
48
Tetris | Gamewise
Tetris (GB)
Nintendo, Puzzle
Pro N/A 413
49
Wild ARMs | Gamewise
Wild ARMs (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 21
50
Super Mario Land | Gamewise
Super Mario Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 421
51
Formula 1 | Gamewise
Formula 1 (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Racing
Pro N/A 22
52
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins | Gamewise
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 238
53
Soul Blade | Gamewise
Soul Blade (PS)
Namco Bandai, Fighting
Pro N/A 21
54
Donkey Kong Land 2 | Gamewise
Donkey Kong Land 2 (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 25
55
Donkey Kong Land | Gamewise
Donkey Kong Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 94
56
Dynasty Warriors | Gamewise
Dynasty Warriors (PS)
Tecmo Koei, Action
Pro N/A 11
57
Kowloon's Gate | Gamewise
Kowloon's Gate (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
Pro N/A 11
58
Itoi Shigesato no Bass Tsuri No. 1 | Gamewise
Itoi Shigesato no Bass Tsuri No. 1 (SNES)
Nintendo, Sports
Pro N/A 12
59
Kirby's Pinball Land | Gamewise
Kirby's Pinball Land (GB)
Nintendo, Misc
Pro N/A 181
60
Mobile Suit Gundam Side Story III: Sabakareshi Mono | Gamewise
Mobile Suit Gundam Side Story III: Sabakareshi Mono (SAT)
Namco Bandai, Shooter
Pro N/A 10
61
Rage Racer | Gamewise
Rage Racer (PS)
Namco Bandai, Racing
Pro N/A 23
62
Princess Maker: Yumemiru Yosei | Gamewise
Princess Maker: Yumemiru Yosei (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Strategy
Pro N/A 16
63
Arc the Lad II | Gamewise
Arc the Lad II (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 47
64
Namco Museum Vol.5 | Gamewise
Namco Museum Vol.5 (PS)
Namco Bandai, Misc
Pro N/A 11
65
Shin Nippon Pro Wrestling: Toukon Retsuden 2 | Gamewise
Shin Nippon Pro Wrestling: Toukon Retsuden 2 (PS)
Tomy Corporation, Fighting
Pro N/A 21
66
Kirby Super Star | Gamewise
Kirby Super Star (SNES)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 60
67
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars | Gamewise
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars (SNES)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 62
68
Daytona USA Championship Circuit Edition | Gamewise
Daytona USA Championship Circuit Edition (SAT)
Sega, Racing
Pro N/A 16
69
Tekken 2 | Gamewise
Tekken 2 (PS)
Namco Bandai, Fighting
Pro N/A 59
70
Fighters MEGAMiX | Gamewise
Fighters MEGAMiX (SAT)
Sega, Fighting
Pro N/A 21
71
Mario's Picross | Gamewise
Mario's Picross (GB)
Nintendo, Puzzle
Pro N/A 113
72
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest | Gamewise
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest (SNES)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 77
73
Bastard!! Utsuro Naru Kamigami no Utsuwa | Gamewise
Bastard!! Utsuro Naru Kamigami no Utsuwa (PS)
Seta Corporation, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 20
74
Tengai Makyou: Daishi no Mokushiroku - The Apocalypse IV | Gamewise
Tengai Makyou: Daishi no Mokushiroku - The Apocalypse IV (SAT)
Hudson Soft, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 17
75
Dr. Mario | Gamewise
Dr. Mario (GB)
Nintendo, Puzzle
Pro N/A 346

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Japan Hardware by Platform

Platform Weekly (change) Total
GB 67,677(-26%) 15,147,302
N64 18,212(-0%) 2,129,910
SAT 9,164(-10%) 4,816,719
SNES 4,524(-11%) 16,527,717
Total 99,577(-20%)  

Japan Software by Platform

Platform Weekly (change) Total
PS 229,958(-28%) 34,721,354
GB 177,093(-27%) 31,434,255
N64 90,729(-30%) 4,962,509
SAT 82,812(-50%) 23,453,563
SNES 34,115(-21%) 111,607,744
Total 614,707(-32%)