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
137,760 6,198,574 75
2
Derby Stallion [Gamewise]
Derby Stallion (PS)
ASCII Entertainment, Sports
102,417 1,311,407 3
3
Tamagotchi [Gamewise]
Tamagotchi (GB)
Namco Bandai, Simulation
91,048 1,103,560 6
4
Last Bronx [Gamewise]
Last Bronx (SAT)
Sega, Fighting
84,692 84,692 1
5
Hot Shots Golf [Gamewise]
Hot Shots Golf (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Sports
67,411 290,990 3
6
Langrisser IV [Gamewise]
Langrisser IV (SAT)
NCS, Strategy
65,679 65,679 1
7
Mega Man X4 [Gamewise]
Mega Man X4 (PS)
Capcom, Platform
62,256 62,256 1
8
Mobile Suit Gundam: Perfect One Year War [Gamewise]
Mobile Suit Gundam: Perfect One Year War (PS)
Namco Bandai, Strategy
56,467 56,467 1
9
SaGa Frontier [Gamewise]
SaGa Frontier (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
44,859 813,766 4
10
Monster Rancher [Gamewise]
Monster Rancher (PS)
Tecmo, Simulation
43,242 104,219 2
11
DX Game of Life 2 [Gamewise]
DX Game of Life 2 (PS)
Takara, Misc
27,509 56,699 2
12
Lunar: Silver Star Story Complete [Gamewise]
Lunar: Silver Star Story Complete (SAT)
Kadokawa Shoten, Role-Playing
26,677 159,422 5
13
Resident Evil [Gamewise]
Resident Evil (SAT)
Capcom, Action
26,199 101,122 2
14
Mega Man X4 [Gamewise]
Mega Man X4 (SAT)
Capcom, Platform
23,183 23,183 1
15
Final Fantasy Tactics [Gamewise]
Final Fantasy Tactics (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
22,060 1,135,775 7
16
Street Fighter EX Plus Alpha [Gamewise]
Street Fighter EX Plus Alpha (PS)
Capcom, Fighting
19,376 170,789 3
17
Puyo Puyo Sun Ketteiban [Gamewise]
Puyo Puyo Sun Ketteiban (PS)
Compile, Puzzle
13,490 658,963 -16
18
Time Crisis [Gamewise]
Time Crisis (PS)
Namco Bandai, Shooter
13,215 236,093 6
19
Super Mario 64 [Gamewise]
Super Mario 64 (N64)
Nintendo, Platform
10,683 1,452,397 58
20
Armored Core [Gamewise]
Armored Core (PS)
From Software, Simulation
10,542 110,089 4
21
Mini-Yonku GB: Let's & Go!! [Gamewise]
Mini-Yonku GB: Let's & Go!! (GB)
ASCII Entertainment, Strategy
10,148 288,034 11
22
Ace Combat 2 [Gamewise]
Ace Combat 2 (PS)
Namco Bandai, Simulation
8,550 509,328 10
23
Mischief Makers [Gamewise]
Mischief Makers (N64)
Enix, Platform
8,235 33,681 6
24
PaRappa The Rapper [Gamewise]
PaRappa The Rapper (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Misc
7,817 836,446 35
25
Real Sound: Kaze no Riguretto [Gamewise]
Real Sound: Kaze no Riguretto (SAT)
Warp, Adventure
7,694 56,028 3
26
Clock Tower: The First Fear [Gamewise]
Clock Tower: The First Fear (PS)
Human Entertainment, Adventure
7,644 63,535 3
27
Star Fox 64 [Gamewise]
Star Fox 64 (N64)
Nintendo, Shooter
6,969 536,405 14
28
Intelligent Qube [Gamewise]
Intelligent Qube (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Puzzle
6,621 721,058 27
29
Final Fantasy VII [Gamewise]
Final Fantasy VII (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
6,020 3,215,764 27
30
DX Game of Life [Gamewise]
DX Game of Life (PS)
Takara, Misc
5,833 207,166 72
31
Mario Kart 64 [Gamewise]
Mario Kart 64 (N64)
Nintendo, Racing
Pro N/A 34
32
Sonic Jam [Gamewise]
Sonic Jam (SAT)
Sega, Platform
Pro N/A 7
33
Gundam: The Battle Master [Gamewise]
Gundam: The Battle Master (PS)
Namco Bandai, Fighting
Pro N/A 7
34
Doukyuusei 2 [Gamewise]
Doukyuusei 2 (SAT)
NEC Interchannel, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 4
35
Crash Bandicoot [Gamewise]
Crash Bandicoot (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Platform
Pro N/A 35
36
Pet in TV [Gamewise]
Pet in TV (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Strategy
Pro N/A 11
37
Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble! [Gamewise]
Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble! (SNES)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 37
38
Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire [Gamewise]
Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire (N64)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 8
39
Kirby's Dream Land 2 [Gamewise]
Kirby's Dream Land 2 (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 124
40
The King of Fighters '96 [Gamewise]
The King of Fighters '96 (PS)
SNK, Fighting
Pro N/A 5
41
The Conveni: Ano Machi wo Dokusen Seyo [Gamewise]
The Conveni: Ano Machi wo Dokusen Seyo (PS)
Human Entertainment, Simulation
Pro N/A 19
42
Goal Storm '97 [Gamewise]
Goal Storm '97 (PS)
Konami, Sports
Pro N/A 9
43
Marie no Atelier: Salburg no Renkinjutsushi [Gamewise]
Marie no Atelier: Salburg no Renkinjutsushi (PS)
Gust, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 11
44
Resident Evil [Gamewise]
Resident Evil (PS)
Capcom, Action
Pro N/A 72
45
Super Bomberman 5 [Gamewise]
Super Bomberman 5 (SNES)
Hudson Soft, Puzzle
Pro N/A 23
46
Neon Genesis Evangelion [Gamewise]
Neon Genesis Evangelion (SAT)
Sega, Adventure
Pro N/A 75
47
Super Mario Land 3: Wario Land [Gamewise]
Super Mario Land 3: Wario Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 185
48
Puyo Puyo Sun [Gamewise]
Puyo Puyo Sun (SAT)
Compile, Puzzle
Pro N/A 25
49
Kakyuusei [Gamewise]
Kakyuusei (SAT)
Elf, Strategy
Pro N/A 15
50
Pro Yakyuu Greatest Nine '97 [Gamewise]
Pro Yakyuu Greatest Nine '97 (SAT)
Sega, Sports
Pro N/A 19
51
Tobal 2 [Gamewise]
Tobal 2 (PS)
Square, Fighting
Pro N/A 15
52
Kirby's Dream Land [Gamewise]
Kirby's Dream Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 275
53
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins [Gamewise]
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 250
54
Super Mario Land [Gamewise]
Super Mario Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 433
55
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night [Gamewise]
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (PS)
Konami, Platform
Pro N/A 20
56
Tetris [Gamewise]
Tetris (GB)
Nintendo, Puzzle
Pro N/A 425
57
Kirby Super Star [Gamewise]
Kirby Super Star (SNES)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 72
58
Arc the Lad [Gamewise]
Arc the Lad (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 110
59
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars [Gamewise]
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars (SNES)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 74
60
Donkey Kong Land 2 [Gamewise]
Donkey Kong Land 2 (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 37
61
Choujikuu Yousai Macross: Ai Oboete Imasu ka [Gamewise]
Choujikuu Yousai Macross: Ai Oboete Imasu ka (SAT)
Namco Bandai, Shooter
Pro N/A 9
62
Dragon Quest III: Soshite Densetsu e... [Gamewise]
Dragon Quest III: Soshite Densetsu e... (SNES)
Enix, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 35
63
Clock Tower [Gamewise]
Clock Tower (PS)
Human Entertainment, Adventure
Pro N/A 34
64
Final Fantasy IV [Gamewise]
Final Fantasy IV (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 20
65
Donkey Kong Land [Gamewise]
Donkey Kong Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 106
66
Neon Genesis Evangelion 2nd Impression [Gamewise]
Neon Genesis Evangelion 2nd Impression (SAT)
Sega, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 22
67
Kirby's Pinball Land [Gamewise]
Kirby's Pinball Land (GB)
Nintendo, Misc
Pro N/A 193
68
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 3 '97 Haru [Gamewise]
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 3 '97 Haru (SNES)
Konami, Sports
Pro N/A 20
69
Kidou Senkan Nadesico [Gamewise]
Kidou Senkan Nadesico (SAT)
Sega, Strategy
Pro N/A 14
70
Turok: Dinosaur Hunter [Gamewise]
Turok: Dinosaur Hunter (N64)
Acclaim Entertainment, Shooter
Pro N/A 10
71
Bushido Blade [Gamewise]
Bushido Blade (PS)
Square, Fighting
Pro N/A 21
72
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 4 [Gamewise]
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 4 (N64)
Konami, Sports
Pro N/A 21
73
Wild ARMs [Gamewise]
Wild ARMs (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 33
74
Kirby's Star Stacker [Gamewise]
Kirby's Star Stacker (GB)
Nintendo, Puzzle
Pro N/A 28
75
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest [Gamewise]
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest (SNES)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 89

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Japan Hardware by Platform

Platform Weekly (change) Total
GB 93,617(+11%) 16,067,487
SAT 13,279(+2%) 4,943,695
N64 11,799(-0%) 2,296,758
SNES 2,645(-9%) 16,568,275
Total 121,340(+8%)  

Japan Software by Platform

Platform Weekly (change) Total
PS 564,662(-10%) 41,588,033
SAT 253,501(+3%) 24,536,478
GB 252,742(+4%) 34,654,235
N64 37,840(-10%) 5,526,344
SNES 10,070(-6%) 111,815,617
Total 1,118,815(-4%)