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
130,054 6,450,851 77
2
Hot Shots Golf | Gamewise
Hot Shots Golf (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Sports
77,829 441,842 5
3
Tamagotchi | Gamewise
Tamagotchi (GB)
Namco Bandai, Simulation
76,340 1,248,685 8
4
Derby Stallion | Gamewise
Derby Stallion (PS)
ASCII Entertainment, Sports
62,082 1,456,803 5
5
Monster Rancher | Gamewise
Monster Rancher (PS)
Tecmo, Simulation
34,617 171,809 4
6
Point Blank | Gamewise
Point Blank (PS)
Namco Bandai, Shooter
34,105 130,798 2
7
SaGa Frontier | Gamewise
SaGa Frontier (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
32,588 885,334 6
8
Mystical Ninja starring Goemon | Gamewise
Mystical Ninja starring Goemon (N64)
Konami, Action
27,767 102,040 2
9
DX Game of Life 2 | Gamewise
DX Game of Life 2 (PS)
Takara, Misc
24,324 102,081 4
10
Mega Man X4 | Gamewise
Mega Man X4 (PS)
Capcom, Platform
23,008 115,343 3
11
Final Fantasy Tactics | Gamewise
Final Fantasy Tactics (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
20,746 1,178,440 9
12
Time Crisis | Gamewise
Time Crisis (PS)
Namco Bandai, Shooter
19,708 274,274 8
13
Mobile Suit Gundam: Perfect One Year War | Gamewise
Mobile Suit Gundam: Perfect One Year War (PS)
Namco Bandai, Strategy
18,166 97,938 3
14
Clock Tower: The First Fear | Gamewise
Clock Tower: The First Fear (PS)
Human Entertainment, Adventure
13,131 87,710 5
15
Puyo Puyo Sun Ketteiban | Gamewise
Puyo Puyo Sun Ketteiban (PS)
Compile, Puzzle
12,911 683,699 -14
16
Lunar: Silver Star Story Complete | Gamewise
Lunar: Silver Star Story Complete (SAT)
Kadokawa Shoten, Role-Playing
11,893 186,934 7
17
PaRappa The Rapper | Gamewise
PaRappa The Rapper (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Misc
10,202 855,305 37
18
Resident Evil | Gamewise
Resident Evil (SAT)
Capcom, Action
10,058 125,538 4
19
Street Fighter EX Plus Alpha | Gamewise
Street Fighter EX Plus Alpha (PS)
Capcom, Fighting
9,978 192,657 5
20
Langrisser IV | Gamewise
Langrisser IV (SAT)
NCS, Strategy
9,336 92,570 3
21
Super Mario 64 | Gamewise
Super Mario 64 (N64)
Nintendo, Platform
8,887 1,471,058 60
22
Armored Core | Gamewise
Armored Core (PS)
From Software, Simulation
8,767 127,581 6
23
Last Bronx | Gamewise
Last Bronx (SAT)
Sega, Fighting
8,710 113,136 3
24
Marvel Super Heroes | Gamewise
Marvel Super Heroes (SAT)
Capcom, Fighting
8,683 43,808 2
25
Mini-Yonku GB: Let's & Go!! | Gamewise
Mini-Yonku GB: Let's & Go!! (GB)
ASCII Entertainment, Strategy
7,127 303,806 13
26
Mega Man X4 | Gamewise
Mega Man X4 (SAT)
Capcom, Platform
6,978 39,724 3
27
Intelligent Qube | Gamewise
Intelligent Qube (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Puzzle
6,900 734,297 29
28
Ace Combat 2 | Gamewise
Ace Combat 2 (PS)
Namco Bandai, Simulation
6,456 523,287 12
29
Crash Bandicoot | Gamewise
Crash Bandicoot (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Platform
6,325 646,488 37
30
Final Fantasy VII | Gamewise
Final Fantasy VII (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
5,975 3,228,012 29
31
Star Fox 64 | Gamewise
Star Fox 64 (N64)
Nintendo, Shooter
Pro N/A 16
32
Mario Kart 64 | Gamewise
Mario Kart 64 (N64)
Nintendo, Racing
Pro N/A 36
33
Mischief Makers | Gamewise
Mischief Makers (N64)
Enix, Platform
Pro N/A 8
34
DX Game of Life | Gamewise
DX Game of Life (PS)
Takara, Misc
Pro N/A 74
35
Kirby's Dream Land 2 | Gamewise
Kirby's Dream Land 2 (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 126
36
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 39
37
Gundam: The Battle Master | Gamewise
Gundam: The Battle Master (PS)
Namco Bandai, Fighting
Pro N/A 9
38
Real Sound: Kaze no Riguretto | Gamewise
Real Sound: Kaze no Riguretto (SAT)
Warp, Adventure
Pro N/A 5
39
Sonic Jam | Gamewise
Sonic Jam (SAT)
Sega, Platform
Pro N/A 9
40
Pet in TV | Gamewise
Pet in TV (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Strategy
Pro N/A 13
41
Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire | Gamewise
Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire (N64)
Nintendo, Action
Pro N/A 10
42
Doukyuusei 2 | Gamewise
Doukyuusei 2 (SAT)
NEC Interchannel, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 6
43
Goal Storm '97 | Gamewise
Goal Storm '97 (PS)
Konami, Sports
Pro N/A 11
44
The Conveni: Ano Machi wo Dokusen Seyo | Gamewise
The Conveni: Ano Machi wo Dokusen Seyo (PS)
Human Entertainment, Simulation
Pro N/A 21
45
Marie no Atelier: Salburg no Renkinjutsushi | Gamewise
Marie no Atelier: Salburg no Renkinjutsushi (PS)
Gust, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 13
46
Resident Evil | Gamewise
Resident Evil (PS)
Capcom, Action
Pro N/A 74
47
Super Mario Land 3: Wario Land | Gamewise
Super Mario Land 3: Wario Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 187
48
The King of Fighters '96 | Gamewise
The King of Fighters '96 (PS)
SNK, Fighting
Pro N/A 7
49
Kirby's Dream Land | Gamewise
Kirby's Dream Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 277
50
Super Bomberman 5 | Gamewise
Super Bomberman 5 (SNES)
Hudson Soft, Puzzle
Pro N/A 25
51
Puyo Puyo Sun | Gamewise
Puyo Puyo Sun (SAT)
Compile, Puzzle
Pro N/A 27
52
Kirby Super Star | Gamewise
Kirby Super Star (SNES)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 74
53
Tetris | Gamewise
Tetris (GB)
Nintendo, Puzzle
Pro N/A 427
54
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins | Gamewise
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 252
55
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars | Gamewise
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars (SNES)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 76
56
Kakyuusei | Gamewise
Kakyuusei (SAT)
Elf, Strategy
Pro N/A 17
57
Super Mario Land | Gamewise
Super Mario Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 435
58
Neon Genesis Evangelion | Gamewise
Neon Genesis Evangelion (SAT)
Sega, Adventure
Pro N/A 77
59
Kirby's Pinball Land | Gamewise
Kirby's Pinball Land (GB)
Nintendo, Misc
Pro N/A 195
60
Pro Yakyuu Greatest Nine '97 | Gamewise
Pro Yakyuu Greatest Nine '97 (SAT)
Sega, Sports
Pro N/A 21
61
Tobal 2 | Gamewise
Tobal 2 (PS)
Square, Fighting
Pro N/A 17
62
Arc the Lad | Gamewise
Arc the Lad (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 112
63
Donkey Kong Land 2 | Gamewise
Donkey Kong Land 2 (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 39
64
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night | Gamewise
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (PS)
Konami, Platform
Pro N/A 22
65
Donkey Kong Land | Gamewise
Donkey Kong Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 108
66
Dragon Quest III: Soshite Densetsu e... | Gamewise
Dragon Quest III: Soshite Densetsu e... (SNES)
Enix, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 37
67
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest | Gamewise
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest (SNES)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 91
68
Clock Tower | Gamewise
Clock Tower (PS)
Human Entertainment, Adventure
Pro N/A 36
69
Final Fantasy IV | Gamewise
Final Fantasy IV (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 22
70
Gameboy Gallery | Gamewise
Gameboy Gallery (GB)
Unknown, Misc
Pro N/A 5
71
Neon Genesis Evangelion 2nd Impression | Gamewise
Neon Genesis Evangelion 2nd Impression (SAT)
Sega, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 24
72
Choujikuu Yousai Macross: Ai Oboete Imasu ka | Gamewise
Choujikuu Yousai Macross: Ai Oboete Imasu ka (SAT)
Namco Bandai, Shooter
Pro N/A 11
73
Kirby's Star Stacker | Gamewise
Kirby's Star Stacker (GB)
Nintendo, Puzzle
Pro N/A 30
74
Shin Super Robot Taisen Special Disk | Gamewise
Shin Super Robot Taisen Special Disk (PS)
Banpresto, Strategy
Pro N/A 21
75
Soul Blade | Gamewise
Soul Blade (PS)
Namco Bandai, Fighting
Pro N/A 35

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Japan Hardware by Platform

Platform Weekly (change) Total
GB 70,079(-12%) 16,216,974
SAT 12,311(-21%) 4,971,614
N64 10,608(-30%) 2,322,488
SNES 2,953(+2%) 16,574,132
Total 95,951(-15%)  

Japan Software by Platform

Platform Weekly (change) Total
PS 454,937(-17%) 42,592,276
GB 227,121(+7%) 35,094,169
SAT 70,631(-47%) 24,739,746
N64 56,666(-47%) 5,689,887
SNES 8,714(-7%) 111,833,704
Total 818,069(-19%)