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
Derby Stallion on PS - Gamewise
Derby Stallion (PS)
ASCII Entertainment, Sports
172,242 1,208,990 2
2
Lunar: Silver Star Story Complete on SAT - Gamewise
Lunar: Silver Star Story Complete (SAT)
Kadokawa Shoten, Role-Playing
132,745 132,745 4
3
 on GB - Gamewise
(GB)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
116,371 6,060,814 74
4
Tamagotchi on GB - Gamewise
Tamagotchi (GB)
Namco Bandai, Simulation
100,327 1,012,512 5
5
Hot Shots Golf on PS - Gamewise
Hot Shots Golf (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Sports
85,238 223,579 2
6
Resident Evil on SAT - Gamewise
Resident Evil (SAT)
Capcom, Action
74,923 74,923 1
7
SaGa Frontier on PS - Gamewise
SaGa Frontier (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
71,092 768,907 3
8
Monster Rancher on PS - Gamewise
Monster Rancher (PS)
Tecmo, Simulation
60,977 60,977 1
9
Street Fighter EX Plus Alpha on PS - Gamewise
Street Fighter EX Plus Alpha (PS)
Capcom, Fighting
32,545 151,413 2
10
Final Fantasy Tactics on PS - Gamewise
Final Fantasy Tactics (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
30,155 1,113,715 6
11
DX Game of Life 2 on PS - Gamewise
DX Game of Life 2 (PS)
Takara, Misc
29,190 29,190 1
12
Clock Tower: The First Fear on PS - Gamewise
Clock Tower: The First Fear (PS)
Human Entertainment, Adventure
20,723 55,891 2
13
Time Crisis on PS - Gamewise
Time Crisis (PS)
Namco Bandai, Shooter
16,642 222,878 5
14
Armored Core on PS - Gamewise
Armored Core (PS)
From Software, Simulation
13,518 99,547 3
15
Real Sound: Kaze no Riguretto on SAT - Gamewise
Real Sound: Kaze no Riguretto (SAT)
Warp, Adventure
12,380 48,334 2
16
Mini-Yonku GB: Let's & Go!! on GB - Gamewise
Mini-Yonku GB: Let's & Go!! (GB)
ASCII Entertainment, Strategy
11,962 277,886 10
17
Super Mario 64 on N64 - Gamewise
Super Mario 64 (N64)
Nintendo, Platform
11,851 1,441,714 57
18
Mischief Makers on N64 - Gamewise
Mischief Makers (N64)
Enix, Platform
10,441 25,446 5
19
Ace Combat 2 on PS - Gamewise
Ace Combat 2 (PS)
Namco Bandai, Simulation
8,991 500,778 9
20
PaRappa The Rapper on PS - Gamewise
PaRappa The Rapper (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Misc
8,591 828,629 34
21
Doukyuusei 2 on SAT - Gamewise
Doukyuusei 2 (SAT)
NEC Interchannel, Role-Playing
7,958 107,249 3
22
Intelligent Qube on PS - Gamewise
Intelligent Qube (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Puzzle
7,339 714,437 26
23
Puyo Puyo Sun Ketteiban on PS - Gamewise
Puyo Puyo Sun Ketteiban (PS)
Compile, Puzzle
7,287 645,473 -17
24
Gundam: The Battle Master on PS - Gamewise
Gundam: The Battle Master (PS)
Namco Bandai, Fighting
7,169 102,899 6
25
Star Fox 64 on N64 - Gamewise
Star Fox 64 (N64)
Nintendo, Shooter
6,950 529,436 13
26
Sonic Jam on SAT - Gamewise
Sonic Jam (SAT)
Sega, Platform
6,946 97,520 6
27
DX Game of Life on PS - Gamewise
DX Game of Life (PS)
Takara, Misc
6,491 201,333 71
28
Final Fantasy VII on PS - Gamewise
Final Fantasy VII (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
6,331 3,209,744 26
29
Pet in TV on PS - Gamewise
Pet in TV (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Strategy
5,999 343,711 10
30
Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire on N64 - Gamewise
Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire (N64)
Nintendo, Action
5,505 95,179 7
31
Mario Kart 64 on N64 - Gamewise
Mario Kart 64 (N64)
Nintendo, Racing
Pro N/A 33
32
Crash Bandicoot on PS - Gamewise
Crash Bandicoot (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Platform
Pro N/A 34
33
Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble! on SNES - Gamewise
Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble! (SNES)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 36
34
The King of Fighters '96 on PS - Gamewise
The King of Fighters '96 (PS)
SNK, Fighting
Pro N/A 4
35
Kirby's Dream Land 2 on GB - Gamewise
Kirby's Dream Land 2 (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 123
36
The Conveni: Ano Machi wo Dokusen Seyo on PS - Gamewise
The Conveni: Ano Machi wo Dokusen Seyo (PS)
Human Entertainment, Simulation
Pro N/A 18
37
Goal Storm '97 on PS - Gamewise
Goal Storm '97 (PS)
Konami, Sports
Pro N/A 8
38
Marie no Atelier: Salburg no Renkinjutsushi on PS - Gamewise
Marie no Atelier: Salburg no Renkinjutsushi (PS)
Gust, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 10
39
Neon Genesis Evangelion on SAT - Gamewise
Neon Genesis Evangelion (SAT)
Sega, Adventure
Pro N/A 74
40
Super Bomberman 5 on SNES - Gamewise
Super Bomberman 5 (SNES)
Hudson Soft, Puzzle
Pro N/A 22
41
Resident Evil on PS - Gamewise
Resident Evil (PS)
Capcom, Action
Pro N/A 71
42
Kakyuusei on SAT - Gamewise
Kakyuusei (SAT)
Elf, Strategy
Pro N/A 14
43
Puyo Puyo Sun on SAT - Gamewise
Puyo Puyo Sun (SAT)
Compile, Puzzle
Pro N/A 24
44
Pro Yakyuu Greatest Nine '97 on SAT - Gamewise
Pro Yakyuu Greatest Nine '97 (SAT)
Sega, Sports
Pro N/A 18
45
Tobal 2 on PS - Gamewise
Tobal 2 (PS)
Square, Fighting
Pro N/A 14
46
Super Mario Land 3: Wario Land on GB - Gamewise
Super Mario Land 3: Wario Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 184
47
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night on PS - Gamewise
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (PS)
Konami, Platform
Pro N/A 19
48
Choujikuu Yousai Macross: Ai Oboete Imasu ka on SAT - Gamewise
Choujikuu Yousai Macross: Ai Oboete Imasu ka (SAT)
Namco Bandai, Shooter
Pro N/A 8
49
Kirby's Dream Land on GB - Gamewise
Kirby's Dream Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 274
50
Dragon Quest III: Soshite Densetsu e... on SNES - Gamewise
Dragon Quest III: Soshite Densetsu e... (SNES)
Enix, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 34
51
Tetris on GB - Gamewise
Tetris (GB)
Nintendo, Puzzle
Pro N/A 424
52
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins on GB - Gamewise
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 249
53
Final Fantasy IV on PS - Gamewise
Final Fantasy IV (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 19
54
Neon Genesis Evangelion 2nd Impression on SAT - Gamewise
Neon Genesis Evangelion 2nd Impression (SAT)
Sega, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 21
55
Super Mario Land on GB - Gamewise
Super Mario Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 432
56
Arc the Lad on PS - Gamewise
Arc the Lad (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 109
57
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars on SNES - Gamewise
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars (SNES)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 73
58
Kirby Super Star on SNES - Gamewise
Kirby Super Star (SNES)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 71
59
Kirby's Pinball Land on GB - Gamewise
Kirby's Pinball Land (GB)
Nintendo, Misc
Pro N/A 192
60
Donkey Kong Land 2 on GB - Gamewise
Donkey Kong Land 2 (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 36
61
Turok: Dinosaur Hunter on N64 - Gamewise
Turok: Dinosaur Hunter (N64)
Acclaim Entertainment, Shooter
Pro N/A 9
62
Clock Tower on PS - Gamewise
Clock Tower (PS)
Human Entertainment, Adventure
Pro N/A 33
63
Shin Super Robot Taisen Special Disk on PS - Gamewise
Shin Super Robot Taisen Special Disk (PS)
Banpresto, Strategy
Pro N/A 18
64
Donkey Kong Land on GB - Gamewise
Donkey Kong Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 105
65
Soul Blade on PS - Gamewise
Soul Blade (PS)
Namco Bandai, Fighting
Pro N/A 32
66
SD Gundam G Century on PS - Gamewise
SD Gundam G Century (PS)
Namco Bandai, Strategy
Pro N/A 19
67
Wild ARMs on PS - Gamewise
Wild ARMs (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 32
68
Bushido Blade on PS - Gamewise
Bushido Blade (PS)
Square, Fighting
Pro N/A 20
69
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 3 '97 Haru on SNES - Gamewise
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 3 '97 Haru (SNES)
Konami, Sports
Pro N/A 19
70
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 4 on N64 - Gamewise
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 4 (N64)
Konami, Sports
Pro N/A 20
71
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest on SNES - Gamewise
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest (SNES)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 88
72
Arc the Lad II on PS - Gamewise
Arc the Lad II (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 58
73
Kirby's Star Stacker on GB - Gamewise
Kirby's Star Stacker (GB)
Nintendo, Puzzle
Pro N/A 27
74
Tomb Raider on PS - Gamewise
Tomb Raider (PS)
Victor Interactive, Action
Pro N/A 24
75
Kidou Senkan Nadesico on SAT - Gamewise
Kidou Senkan Nadesico (SAT)
Sega, Strategy
Pro N/A 13

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Japan Hardware by Platform

Platform Weekly (change) Total
GB 84,641(+11%) 15,973,870
SAT 12,970(+8%) 4,930,416
N64 11,825(+19%) 2,284,959
SNES 2,893(-7%) 16,565,630
Total 112,329(+11%)  

Japan Software by Platform

Platform Weekly (change) Total
PS 625,209(-62%) 41,023,371
SAT 245,303(+247%) 24,282,977
GB 241,998(+21%) 34,401,493
N64 42,039(-23%) 5,488,504
SNES 10,737(-9%) 111,805,547
Total 1,165,286(-41%)