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
123,874 5,300,583 68
2
Ace Combat 2 [Gamewise]
Ace Combat 2 (PS)
Namco Bandai, Simulation
42,989 377,022 3
3
Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire [Gamewise]
Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire (N64)
Nintendo, Action
33,340 33,340 1
4
Pet in TV [Gamewise]
Pet in TV (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Strategy
21,284 277,460 4
5
Mini-Yonku GB: Let's & Go!! [Gamewise]
Mini-Yonku GB: Let's & Go!! (GB)
ASCII Entertainment, Strategy
20,944 198,743 4
6
Star Fox 64 [Gamewise]
Star Fox 64 (N64)
Nintendo, Shooter
18,314 475,752 7
7
Choujikuu Yousai Macross: Ai Oboete Imasu ka [Gamewise]
Choujikuu Yousai Macross: Ai Oboete Imasu ka (SAT)
Namco Bandai, Shooter
16,702 76,033 2
8
Marie no Atelier: Salburg no Renkinjutsushi [Gamewise]
Marie no Atelier: Salburg no Renkinjutsushi (PS)
Gust, Role-Playing
15,630 174,912 4
9
Goal Storm '97 [Gamewise]
Goal Storm '97 (PS)
Konami, Sports
11,613 38,054 2
10
PaRappa The Rapper [Gamewise]
PaRappa The Rapper (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Misc
9,437 766,618 28
11
Intelligent Qube [Gamewise]
Intelligent Qube (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Puzzle
8,478 659,206 20
12
Final Fantasy VII [Gamewise]
Final Fantasy VII (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
7,112 3,159,353 20
13
Tobal 2 [Gamewise]
Tobal 2 (PS)
Square, Fighting
6,358 326,767 8
14
Crash Bandicoot [Gamewise]
Crash Bandicoot (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Platform
5,779 592,653 28
15
Mario Kart 64 [Gamewise]
Mario Kart 64 (N64)
Nintendo, Racing
5,750 1,508,334 27
16
Kakyuusei [Gamewise]
Kakyuusei (SAT)
Elf, Strategy
5,444 251,784 8
17
The Conveni: Ano Machi wo Dokusen Seyo [Gamewise]
The Conveni: Ano Machi wo Dokusen Seyo (PS)
Human Entertainment, Simulation
5,249 254,625 12
18
Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble! [Gamewise]
Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble! (SNES)
Nintendo, Platform
5,221 1,465,820 30
19
Super Bomberman 5 [Gamewise]
Super Bomberman 5 (SNES)
Hudson Soft, Puzzle
5,123 270,345 16
20
DX Game of Life [Gamewise]
DX Game of Life (PS)
Takara, Misc
4,724 160,866 65
21
Turok: Dinosaur Hunter [Gamewise]
Turok: Dinosaur Hunter (N64)
Acclaim Entertainment, Shooter
4,663 34,957 3
22
Kirby's Dream Land 2 [Gamewise]
Kirby's Dream Land 2 (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
4,450 1,028,307 117
23
Pro Yakyuu Greatest Nine '97 [Gamewise]
Pro Yakyuu Greatest Nine '97 (SAT)
Sega, Sports
3,728 194,082 12
24
Neon Genesis Evangelion [Gamewise]
Neon Genesis Evangelion (SAT)
Sega, Adventure
3,551 408,897 68
25
Puyo Puyo Sun Ketteiban [Gamewise]
Puyo Puyo Sun Ketteiban (PS)
Compile, Puzzle
3,325 613,701 -23
26
Resident Evil [Gamewise]
Resident Evil (PS)
Capcom, Action
3,036 1,061,978 65
27
Puyo Puyo Sun [Gamewise]
Puyo Puyo Sun (SAT)
Compile, Puzzle
2,964 553,057 18
28
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night [Gamewise]
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (PS)
Konami, Platform
2,887 194,613 13
29
Kidou Senkan Nadesico [Gamewise]
Kidou Senkan Nadesico (SAT)
Sega, Strategy
2,844 143,628 7
30
Neon Genesis Evangelion 2nd Impression [Gamewise]
Neon Genesis Evangelion 2nd Impression (SAT)
Sega, Role-Playing
2,619 412,954 15
31
Shin Super Robot Taisen Special Disk [Gamewise]
Shin Super Robot Taisen Special Disk (PS)
Banpresto, Strategy
Pro N/A 12
32
Final Fantasy IV [Gamewise]
Final Fantasy IV (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 13
33
SD Gundam G Century [Gamewise]
SD Gundam G Century (PS)
Namco Bandai, Strategy
Pro N/A 13
34
Bushido Blade [Gamewise]
Bushido Blade (PS)
Square, Fighting
Pro N/A 14
35
Dragon Quest III: Soshite Densetsu e... [Gamewise]
Dragon Quest III: Soshite Densetsu e... (SNES)
Enix, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 28
36
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 3 '97 Haru [Gamewise]
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 3 '97 Haru (SNES)
Konami, Sports
Pro N/A 13
37
Super Mario 64 [Gamewise]
Super Mario 64 (N64)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 51
38
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 4 [Gamewise]
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 4 (N64)
Konami, Sports
Pro N/A 14
39
Gameboy Gallery [Gamewise]
Gameboy Gallery (GB)
Unknown, Misc
Pro N/A 5
40
Blast Corps [Gamewise]
Blast Corps (N64)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 13
41
Arc the Lad [Gamewise]
Arc the Lad (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 103
42
Super Mario Land 3: Wario Land [Gamewise]
Super Mario Land 3: Wario Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 178
43
Kirby's Dream Land [Gamewise]
Kirby's Dream Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 268
44
Wild ARMs [Gamewise]
Wild ARMs (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 26
45
Choro Q2 [Gamewise]
Choro Q2 (PS)
Takara, Racing
Pro N/A 17
46
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars [Gamewise]
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars (SNES)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 67
47
Kirby's Star Stacker [Gamewise]
Kirby's Star Stacker (GB)
Nintendo, Puzzle
Pro N/A 21
48
Formula 1 [Gamewise]
Formula 1 (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Racing
Pro N/A 27
49
Clock Tower [Gamewise]
Clock Tower (PS)
Human Entertainment, Adventure
Pro N/A 27
50
Tomb Raider [Gamewise]
Tomb Raider (PS)
Victor Interactive, Action
Pro N/A 18
51
Tetris [Gamewise]
Tetris (GB)
Nintendo, Puzzle
Pro N/A 418
52
Super Mario Land [Gamewise]
Super Mario Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 426
53
Shin Super Robot Taisen [Gamewise]
Shin Super Robot Taisen (PS)
Banpresto, Strategy
Pro N/A 25
54
Xevious 3D/G+ [Gamewise]
Xevious 3D/G+ (PS)
Namco Bandai, Shooter
Pro N/A 12
55
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins [Gamewise]
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 243
56
Doraemon 3: Nobi Dai no Machi SOS! [Gamewise]
Doraemon 3: Nobi Dai no Machi SOS! (N64)
Epoch, Platform
Pro N/A -162
57
Macross Digital Mission VF-X [Gamewise]
Macross Digital Mission VF-X (PS)
Namco Bandai, Simulation
Pro N/A 16
58
Mega Man: Battle & Chase [Gamewise]
Mega Man: Battle & Chase (PS)
Capcom, Racing
Pro N/A 13
59
Soul Blade [Gamewise]
Soul Blade (PS)
Namco Bandai, Fighting
Pro N/A 26
60
Kirby Super Star [Gamewise]
Kirby Super Star (SNES)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 65
61
Donkey Kong Land 2 [Gamewise]
Donkey Kong Land 2 (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 30
62
Arc the Lad II [Gamewise]
Arc the Lad II (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 52
63
Power Stakes [Gamewise]
Power Stakes (PS)
Aques, Sports
Pro N/A 10
64
Princess Maker: Yumemiru Yosei [Gamewise]
Princess Maker: Yumemiru Yosei (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Strategy
Pro N/A 21
65
Shin Nippon Pro Wrestling: Toukon Retsuden 2 [Gamewise]
Shin Nippon Pro Wrestling: Toukon Retsuden 2 (PS)
Tomy Corporation, Fighting
Pro N/A 26
66
Donkey Kong Land [Gamewise]
Donkey Kong Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 99
67
Tekken 2 [Gamewise]
Tekken 2 (PS)
Namco Bandai, Fighting
Pro N/A 64
68
Kirby's Pinball Land [Gamewise]
Kirby's Pinball Land (GB)
Nintendo, Misc
Pro N/A 186
69
Rage Racer [Gamewise]
Rage Racer (PS)
Namco Bandai, Racing
Pro N/A 28
70
Dynasty Warriors [Gamewise]
Dynasty Warriors (PS)
Tecmo Koei, Action
Pro N/A 16
71
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest [Gamewise]
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest (SNES)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 82
72
Itoi Shigesato no Bass Tsuri No. 1 [Gamewise]
Itoi Shigesato no Bass Tsuri No. 1 (SNES)
Nintendo, Sports
Pro N/A 17
73
Mario's Picross [Gamewise]
Mario's Picross (GB)
Nintendo, Puzzle
Pro N/A 118
74
Mobile Suit Gundam Side Story III: Sabakareshi Mono [Gamewise]
Mobile Suit Gundam Side Story III: Sabakareshi Mono (SAT)
Namco Bandai, Shooter
Pro N/A 15
75
Kowloon's Gate [Gamewise]
Kowloon's Gate (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
Pro N/A 16

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Japan Hardware by Platform

Platform Weekly (change) Total
GB 64,497(-7%) 15,487,984
N64 10,561(+5%) 2,191,581
SAT 8,340(-11%) 4,866,114
SNES 3,300(-12%) 16,546,729
Total 86,698(-6%)  

Japan Software by Platform

Platform Weekly (change) Total
PS 175,852(-33%) 36,213,898
GB 160,877(-18%) 32,460,436
N64 68,364(+48%) 5,254,358
SAT 40,035(-55%) 23,716,917
SNES 17,917(-11%) 111,724,751
Total 463,045(-25%)