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]
(N64)
Nintendo, Strategy
66,930 951,528 -34
2
Black/Matrix [Gamewise]
Black/Matrix (SAT)
NEC Interchannel, Strategy
65,581 65,581 1
3
Derby Stallion 98 [Gamewise]
Derby Stallion 98 (SNES)
ASCII Entertainment, Sports
44,922 44,922 1
4
SD Gundam G Generation [Gamewise]
SD Gundam G Generation (PS)
Namco Bandai, Strategy
42,560 483,478 4
5
Star Ocean: The Second Story [Gamewise]
Star Ocean: The Second Story (PS)
Enix, Role-Playing
27,958 590,739 5
6
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu '98 Kaimakuban [Gamewise]
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu '98 Kaimakuban (PS)
Konami, Sports
27,403 424,350 6
7
Devil Dice [Gamewise]
Devil Dice (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Puzzle
25,261 741,506 11
8
 [Gamewise]
(GB)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
23,776 9,390,415 131
9
Kawa no Nushi Tsuri [Gamewise]
Kawa no Nushi Tsuri (PS)
Victor Interactive, Sports
22,742 71,512 2
10
The King of Fighters Kyo [Gamewise]
The King of Fighters Kyo (PS)
SNK, Fighting
22,473 22,473 1
11
Resident Evil 2: Dual Shock Edition [Gamewise]
Resident Evil 2: Dual Shock Edition (PS)
Capcom, Action
17,565 138,919 4
12
Dancing Blade II: Tears of Eden [Gamewise]
Dancing Blade II: Tears of Eden (PS)
Konami, Adventure
14,631 14,631 -28
13
Kagero: Deception II [Gamewise]
Kagero: Deception II (PS)
Tecmo, Strategy
14,090 173,590 6
14
Grand Theft Auto [Gamewise]
Grand Theft Auto (PS)
Syscom, Action
13,838 13,838 1
15
Yu-Gi-Oh! Monster Capsule Breed & Battle [Gamewise]
Yu-Gi-Oh! Monster Capsule Breed & Battle (PS)
Konami, Role-Playing
11,509 194,589 6
16
Rival Schools: United By Fate [Gamewise]
Rival Schools: United By Fate (PS)
Capcom, Fighting
10,753 230,010 5
17
PaRappa The Rapper [Gamewise]
PaRappa The Rapper (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Misc
10,749 1,166,169 91
18
Echo Night [Gamewise]
Echo Night (PS)
From Software, Adventure
10,711 49,626 3
19
Gran Turismo [Gamewise]
Gran Turismo (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Racing
10,297 2,147,194 36
20
Pachi-Slot Kanzen Kouryaku 3: Universal Koushiki Gaido Volume 3 [Gamewise]
Pachi-Slot Kanzen Kouryaku 3: Universal Koushiki Gaido Volume 3 (PS)
Syscom, Misc
10,227 84,910 4
21
Brave Fencer Musashi [Gamewise]
Brave Fencer Musashi (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
10,106 619,379 7
22
Bakusou Dekotora Densetsu: Otoko Ippiki Yume Kaidoi [Gamewise]
Bakusou Dekotora Densetsu: Otoko Ippiki Yume Kaidoi (PS)
Human Entertainment, Racing
10,040 318,303 10
23
Resident Evil Director's Cut: Dual Shock Edition [Gamewise]
Resident Evil Director's Cut: Dual Shock Edition (PS)
Capcom, Action
9,215 76,758 49
24
Yarudora Series Vol. 2: Kisetsu wo Dakishimete [Gamewise]
Yarudora Series Vol. 2: Kisetsu wo Dakishimete (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
7,412 166,201 6
25
Hot Shots Golf [Gamewise]
Hot Shots Golf (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Sports
7,409 1,724,449 59
26
F-Zero X [Gamewise]
F-Zero X (N64)
Nintendo, Racing
6,973 232,881 7
27
World Soccer Jikkyou Winning Eleven 3: World Cup France '98 [Gamewise]
World Soccer Jikkyou Winning Eleven 3: World Cup France '98 (PS)
Konami, Sports
6,430 723,746 14
28
'98 Koshien [Gamewise]
'98 Koshien (PS)
Magical Company, Sports
6,146 105,589 11
29
Yarudora Series Vol.1: Double Cast [Gamewise]
Yarudora Series Vol.1: Double Cast (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
5,493 322,715 10
30
Kirby's Dream Land 3 [Gamewise]
Kirby's Dream Land 3 (SNES)
Nintendo, Platform
5,385 253,055 23
31
Intelligent Qube [Gamewise]
Intelligent Qube (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Puzzle
Pro N/A 83
32
Dragonseeds [Gamewise]
Dragonseeds (PS)
Jaleco, Action
Pro N/A 4
33
Ojyousama Express [Gamewise]
Ojyousama Express (PS)
Media Works, Strategy
Pro N/A 5
34
Crash Bandicoot [Gamewise]
Crash Bandicoot (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Platform
Pro N/A 91
35
The King of Fighters '97 [Gamewise]
The King of Fighters '97 (PS)
SNK, Fighting
Pro N/A 14
36
Bakusou Kyoudai Let's & Go!! Eternal Wings [Gamewise]
Bakusou Kyoudai Let's & Go!! Eternal Wings (PS)
Jaleco, Racing
Pro N/A 5
37
Fighter Maker [Gamewise]
Fighter Maker (PS)
ASCII Entertainment, Fighting
Pro N/A 5
38
Tekken 3 [Gamewise]
Tekken 3 (PS)
Namco Bandai, Fighting
Pro N/A 23
39
International Superstar Soccer '98 [Gamewise]
International Superstar Soccer '98 (N64)
Konami, Sports
Pro N/A 13
40
Angelique Duet [Gamewise]
Angelique Duet (PS)
Tecmo Koei, Strategy
Pro N/A 5
41
Lunar 2: Eternal Blue [Gamewise]
Lunar 2: Eternal Blue (SAT)
Kadokawa Shoten, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 6
42
OverBlood 2 [Gamewise]
OverBlood 2 (PS)
Riverhillsoft, Action
Pro N/A 6
43
Breeding Stud 2 [Gamewise]
Breeding Stud 2 (PS)
Konami, Sports
Pro N/A 5
44
RockMan & Forte [Gamewise]
RockMan & Forte (SNES)
Capcom, Platform
Pro N/A 19
45
Combination Pro Soccer: J-League no Kantoku ni Natte Sekai wo Mezase!! [Gamewise]
Combination Pro Soccer: J-League no Kantoku ni Natte Sekai wo Mezase!! (PS)
Axela, Sports
Pro N/A 11
46
Final Fantasy VII International [Gamewise]
Final Fantasy VII International (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 48
47
Kirby's Dream Land 2 [Gamewise]
Kirby's Dream Land 2 (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 180
48
Mario Kart 64 [Gamewise]
Mario Kart 64 (N64)
Nintendo, Racing
Pro N/A 90
49
Parasite Eve [Gamewise]
Parasite Eve (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 22
50
Densha De Go! [Gamewise]
Densha De Go! (PS)
Taito, Simulation
Pro N/A 37
51
Yoshi's Story [Gamewise]
Yoshi's Story (N64)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 36
52
Ojyousama Express [Gamewise]
Ojyousama Express (SAT)
Media Works, Strategy
Pro N/A 5
53
Super Mario 64 [Gamewise]
Super Mario 64 (N64)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 114
54
Deep Fear [Gamewise]
Deep Fear (SAT)
Sega, Adventure
Pro N/A 7
55
Choro Q 64 2: Hacha Mecha Grand Prix Race [Gamewise]
Choro Q 64 2: Hacha Mecha Grand Prix Race (N64)
Takara, Racing
Pro N/A -68
56
FIFA: Road to World Cup 98 [Gamewise]
FIFA: Road to World Cup 98 (PS)
Electronic Arts Victor, Sports
Pro N/A 16
57
Super Robot Spirits [Gamewise]
Super Robot Spirits (N64)
Banpresto, Fighting
Pro N/A 7
58
Medarot: Kabuto / Kuwagata Version [Gamewise]
Medarot: Kabuto / Kuwagata Version (GB)
Imagineer, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 40
59
Arc the Lad [Gamewise]
Arc the Lad (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 166
60
Highschool Terra Story [Gamewise]
Highschool Terra Story (SAT)
KID, Adventure
Pro N/A 6
61
B.L.U.E.: Legend of Water [Gamewise]
B.L.U.E.: Legend of Water (PS)
Unknown, Adventure
Pro N/A 5
62
Radiant Silvergun [Gamewise]
Radiant Silvergun (SAT)
ESP, Shooter
Pro N/A 6
63
Tokimeki no Houkago [Gamewise]
Tokimeki no Houkago (PS)
Konami, Misc
Pro N/A 7
64
Kirby's Dream Land [Gamewise]
Kirby's Dream Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 331
65
Super Mario Land 3: Wario Land [Gamewise]
Super Mario Land 3: Wario Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 241
66
Madou Monogatari [Gamewise]
Madou Monogatari (SAT)
Compile, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 6
67
Choro Q Marine: Q Boat [Gamewise]
Choro Q Marine: Q Boat (PS)
Takara, Racing
Pro N/A 10
68
Diablo [Gamewise]
Diablo (PS)
Electronic Arts Victor, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 8
69
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 93
70
Final Fantasy V [Gamewise]
Final Fantasy V (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 24
71
Shinseiki Evangelion- Eva: Yukai na Nakama Tachi [Gamewise]
Shinseiki Evangelion- Eva: Yukai na Nakama Tachi (PS)
Gainax Network Systems, Misc
Pro N/A 6
72
Derby Stallion [Gamewise]
Derby Stallion (PS)
ASCII Entertainment, Sports
Pro N/A 59
73
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins [Gamewise]
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 306
74
Resident Evil 2 [Gamewise]
Resident Evil 2 (PS)
Capcom, Action
Pro N/A 31
75
Monster Rancher [Gamewise]
Monster Rancher (PS)
Tecmo, Simulation
Pro N/A 58

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Japan Hardware by Platform

Platform Weekly (change) Total
GB 26,017(+84%) 19,331,065
N64 13,728(-40%) 3,271,809
SAT 4,940(+2%) 5,681,815
SNES 1,706(+100%) 16,672,941
Total 46,391(+9%)  

Japan Software by Platform

Platform Weekly (change) Total
PS 420,308(-8%) 76,060,902
N64 87,505(-31%) 11,260,398
SAT 79,758(+314%) 32,095,432
SNES 53,730(+404%) 112,470,291
GB 34,327(-2%) 41,030,023
Total 675,628(+4%)