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
Dragon Warrior Monsters on GB - Gamewise
Dragon Warrior Monsters (GB)
Enix, Role-Playing
71,451 615,126 3
2
BeatMania on PS - Gamewise
BeatMania (PS)
Konami, Simulation
51,337 286,838 2
3
 on GB - Gamewise
(GB)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
43,919 1,767,817 5
4
Metal Gear Solid on PS - Gamewise
Metal Gear Solid (PS)
Konami, Action
26,300 625,261 6
5
 on N64 - Gamewise
(N64)
Nintendo, Strategy
16,803 1,106,965 -28
6
Devil Dice on PS - Gamewise
Devil Dice (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Puzzle
13,446 866,845 17
7
SD Gundam G Generation on PS - Gamewise
SD Gundam G Generation (PS)
Namco Bandai, Strategy
11,268 622,537 10
8
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu '98 Kaimakuban on PS - Gamewise
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu '98 Kaimakuban (PS)
Konami, Sports
8,148 510,969 12
9
Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back on PS - Gamewise
Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Platform
7,211 974,029 43
10
Star Ocean: The Second Story on PS - Gamewise
Star Ocean: The Second Story (PS)
Enix, Role-Playing
6,595 666,769 11
11
PaRappa The Rapper on PS - Gamewise
PaRappa The Rapper (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Misc
6,159 1,209,990 97
12
Houshinengi on PS - Gamewise
Houshinengi (PS)
Tecmo Koei, Strategy
6,156 103,149 5
13
Resident Evil 2: Dual Shock Edition on PS - Gamewise
Resident Evil 2: Dual Shock Edition (PS)
Capcom, Action
5,802 195,160 10
14
 on GB - Gamewise
(GB)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
5,257 9,442,059 137
15
Kawa no Nushi Tsuri on PS - Gamewise
Kawa no Nushi Tsuri (PS)
Victor Interactive, Sports
5,230 125,868 8
16
Yu-Gi-Oh! Monster Capsule Breed & Battle on PS - Gamewise
Yu-Gi-Oh! Monster Capsule Breed & Battle (PS)
Konami, Role-Playing
5,026 235,274 12
17
Gran Turismo on PS - Gamewise
Gran Turismo (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Racing
4,394 2,185,863 42
18
Resident Evil Director's Cut: Dual Shock Edition on PS - Gamewise
Resident Evil Director's Cut: Dual Shock Edition (PS)
Capcom, Action
4,282 111,841 55
19
Kirby's Dream Land 3 on SNES - Gamewise
Kirby's Dream Land 3 (SNES)
Nintendo, Platform
4,262 279,787 29
20
Pachi-Slot Kanzen Kouryaku 3: Universal Koushiki Gaido Volume 3 on PS - Gamewise
Pachi-Slot Kanzen Kouryaku 3: Universal Koushiki Gaido Volume 3 (PS)
Syscom, Misc
3,980 117,289 10
21
Hot Shots Golf on PS - Gamewise
Hot Shots Golf (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Sports
3,630 1,753,941 65
22
Rival Schools: United By Fate on PS - Gamewise
Rival Schools: United By Fate (PS)
Capcom, Fighting
3,357 258,586 11
23
F-Zero X on N64 - Gamewise
F-Zero X (N64)
Nintendo, Racing
2,923 258,393 13
24
Intelligent Qube on PS - Gamewise
Intelligent Qube (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Puzzle
2,864 905,524 89
25
Kagero: Deception II on PS - Gamewise
Kagero: Deception II (PS)
Tecmo, Strategy
2,446 206,415 12
26
Bakusou Dekotora Densetsu: Otoko Ippiki Yume Kaidoi on PS - Gamewise
Bakusou Dekotora Densetsu: Otoko Ippiki Yume Kaidoi (PS)
Human Entertainment, Racing
2,366 345,552 16
27
Derby Stallion 98 on SNES - Gamewise
Derby Stallion 98 (SNES)
ASCII Entertainment, Sports
2,214 69,199 7
28
Crash Bandicoot on PS - Gamewise
Crash Bandicoot (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Platform
2,071 884,475 97
29
Mario Kart 64 on N64 - Gamewise
Mario Kart 64 (N64)
Nintendo, Racing
2,015 1,866,393 96
30
Yoshi's Story on N64 - Gamewise
Yoshi's Story (N64)
Nintendo, Platform
1,975 871,501 42
31
Super Mario 64 on N64 - Gamewise
Super Mario 64 (N64)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 120
32
World Soccer Jikkyou Winning Eleven 3: World Cup France '98 on PS - Gamewise
World Soccer Jikkyou Winning Eleven 3: World Cup France '98 (PS)
Konami, Sports
Pro N/A 20
33
Tekken 3 on PS - Gamewise
Tekken 3 (PS)
Namco Bandai, Fighting
Pro N/A 29
34
Brave Fencer Musashi on PS - Gamewise
Brave Fencer Musashi (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 13
35
The King of Fighters '97 on PS - Gamewise
The King of Fighters '97 (PS)
SNK, Fighting
Pro N/A 20
36
Yarudora Series Vol.1: Double Cast on PS - Gamewise
Yarudora Series Vol.1: Double Cast (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
Pro N/A 16
37
Doki Oki on PS - Gamewise
Doki Oki (PS)
Banpresto, Adventure
Pro N/A 147
38
Yarudora Series Vol. 2: Kisetsu wo Dakishimete on PS - Gamewise
Yarudora Series Vol. 2: Kisetsu wo Dakishimete (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
Pro N/A 12
39
Slayers Royal 2 on SAT - Gamewise
Slayers Royal 2 (SAT)
Kadokawa Shoten, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 6
40
Kirby's Dream Land 2 on GB - Gamewise
Kirby's Dream Land 2 (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 186
41
Grand Theft Auto on PS - Gamewise
Grand Theft Auto (PS)
Syscom, Action
Pro N/A 7
42
Parasite Eve on PS - Gamewise
Parasite Eve (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 28
43
Final Fantasy VII International on PS - Gamewise
Final Fantasy VII International (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 54
44
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins on GB - Gamewise
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 312
45
Densha De Go! on PS - Gamewise
Densha De Go! (PS)
Taito, Simulation
Pro N/A 43
46
The King of Fighters Kyo on PS - Gamewise
The King of Fighters Kyo (PS)
SNK, Fighting
Pro N/A 7
47
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 99
48
'98 Koshien on PS - Gamewise
'98 Koshien (PS)
Magical Company, Sports
Pro N/A 17
49
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 5 on N64 - Gamewise
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 5 (N64)
Konami, Sports
Pro N/A 29
50
Arc the Lad on PS - Gamewise
Arc the Lad (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 172
51
Super Mario Land on GB - Gamewise
Super Mario Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 495
52
Super Mario Land 3: Wario Land on GB - Gamewise
Super Mario Land 3: Wario Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 247
53
RockMan & Forte on SNES - Gamewise
RockMan & Forte (SNES)
Capcom, Platform
Pro N/A 25
54
Echo Night on PS - Gamewise
Echo Night (PS)
From Software, Adventure
Pro N/A 9
55
Kirby's Dream Land on GB - Gamewise
Kirby's Dream Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 337
56
Derby Stallion on PS - Gamewise
Derby Stallion (PS)
ASCII Entertainment, Sports
Pro N/A 65
57
International Superstar Soccer '98 on N64 - Gamewise
International Superstar Soccer '98 (N64)
Konami, Sports
Pro N/A 19
58
Dancing Blade II: Tears of Eden on PS - Gamewise
Dancing Blade II: Tears of Eden (PS)
Konami, Adventure
Pro N/A -22
59
Dragonseeds on PS - Gamewise
Dragonseeds (PS)
Jaleco, Action
Pro N/A 10
60
Final Fantasy V on PS - Gamewise
Final Fantasy V (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 30
61
Monster Rancher on PS - Gamewise
Monster Rancher (PS)
Tecmo, Simulation
Pro N/A 64
62
Tetris on GB - Gamewise
Tetris (GB)
Nintendo, Puzzle
Pro N/A 487
63
Combination Pro Soccer: J-League no Kantoku ni Natte Sekai wo Mezase!! on PS - Gamewise
Combination Pro Soccer: J-League no Kantoku ni Natte Sekai wo Mezase!! (PS)
Axela, Sports
Pro N/A 17
64
Medarot: Kabuto / Kuwagata Version on GB - Gamewise
Medarot: Kabuto / Kuwagata Version (GB)
Imagineer, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 46
65
Diddy Kong Racing on N64 - Gamewise
Diddy Kong Racing (N64)
Nintendo, Racing
Pro N/A 47
66
Ojyousama Express on PS - Gamewise
Ojyousama Express (PS)
Media Works, Strategy
Pro N/A 11
67
Kirby's Pinball Land on GB - Gamewise
Kirby's Pinball Land (GB)
Nintendo, Misc
Pro N/A 255
68
Choro Q Marine: Q Boat on PS - Gamewise
Choro Q Marine: Q Boat (PS)
Takara, Racing
Pro N/A 16
69
Resident Evil 2 on PS - Gamewise
Resident Evil 2 (PS)
Capcom, Action
Pro N/A 37
70
Donkey Kong Land on GB - Gamewise
Donkey Kong Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 168
71
Black/Matrix on SAT - Gamewise
Black/Matrix (SAT)
NEC Interchannel, Strategy
Pro N/A 7
72
Chocobo no Fushigi Dungeon on PS - Gamewise
Chocobo no Fushigi Dungeon (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 42
73
Angelique Duet on PS - Gamewise
Angelique Duet (PS)
Tecmo Koei, Strategy
Pro N/A 11
74
Ojyousama Express on SAT - Gamewise
Ojyousama Express (SAT)
Media Works, Strategy
Pro N/A 11
75
Deep Fear on SAT - Gamewise
Deep Fear (SAT)
Sega, Adventure
Pro N/A 13

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Japan Hardware by Platform

Platform Weekly (change) Total
GB 34,058(+14%) 19,497,980
N64 7,097(+82%) 3,310,278
SAT 1,670(-30%) 5,698,071
SNES 930(-4%) 16,678,017
Total 43,755(+18%)  

Japan Software by Platform

Platform Weekly (change) Total
PS 211,928(-50%) 78,319,120
GB 128,210(-48%) 43,514,684
N64 28,492(-3%) 11,504,415
SNES 8,499(-1%) 112,536,082
SAT 3,490(-41%) 32,214,341
Total 380,619(-47%)