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
BeatMania [Gamewise]
BeatMania (PS)
Konami, Simulation
41,389 328,227 3
2
Dragon Warrior Monsters [Gamewise]
Dragon Warrior Monsters (GB)
Enix, Role-Playing
39,098 654,224 4
3
 [Gamewise]
(GB)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
32,827 1,800,644 6
4
Metal Gear Solid [Gamewise]
Metal Gear Solid (PS)
Konami, Action
23,053 648,314 7
5
Devil Dice [Gamewise]
Devil Dice (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Puzzle
12,577 879,422 18
6
 [Gamewise]
(N64)
Nintendo, Strategy
12,134 1,119,099 -27
7
SD Gundam G Generation [Gamewise]
SD Gundam G Generation (PS)
Namco Bandai, Strategy
10,503 633,040 11
8
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu '98 Kaimakuban [Gamewise]
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu '98 Kaimakuban (PS)
Konami, Sports
6,967 517,936 13
9
PaRappa The Rapper [Gamewise]
PaRappa The Rapper (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Misc
6,702 1,216,692 98
10
Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back [Gamewise]
Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Platform
6,118 980,147 44
11
Star Ocean: The Second Story [Gamewise]
Star Ocean: The Second Story (PS)
Enix, Role-Playing
5,757 672,526 12
12
Resident Evil 2: Dual Shock Edition [Gamewise]
Resident Evil 2: Dual Shock Edition (PS)
Capcom, Action
5,306 200,466 11
13
 [Gamewise]
(GB)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
4,627 9,446,686 138
14
Pachi-Slot Kanzen Kouryaku 3: Universal Koushiki Gaido Volume 3 [Gamewise]
Pachi-Slot Kanzen Kouryaku 3: Universal Koushiki Gaido Volume 3 (PS)
Syscom, Misc
4,287 121,576 11
15
Gran Turismo [Gamewise]
Gran Turismo (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Racing
4,204 2,190,067 43
16
Houshinengi [Gamewise]
Houshinengi (PS)
Tecmo Koei, Strategy
4,174 107,323 6
17
Kawa no Nushi Tsuri [Gamewise]
Kawa no Nushi Tsuri (PS)
Victor Interactive, Sports
4,164 130,032 9
18
Kirby's Dream Land 3 [Gamewise]
Kirby's Dream Land 3 (SNES)
Nintendo, Platform
4,057 283,844 30
19
Resident Evil Director's Cut: Dual Shock Edition [Gamewise]
Resident Evil Director's Cut: Dual Shock Edition (PS)
Capcom, Action
4,028 115,869 56
20
Hot Shots Golf [Gamewise]
Hot Shots Golf (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Sports
3,551 1,757,492 66
21
Yu-Gi-Oh! Monster Capsule Breed & Battle [Gamewise]
Yu-Gi-Oh! Monster Capsule Breed & Battle (PS)
Konami, Role-Playing
3,170 238,444 13
22
Rival Schools: United By Fate [Gamewise]
Rival Schools: United By Fate (PS)
Capcom, Fighting
2,732 261,318 12
23
Intelligent Qube [Gamewise]
Intelligent Qube (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Puzzle
2,680 908,204 90
24
F-Zero X [Gamewise]
F-Zero X (N64)
Nintendo, Racing
2,445 260,838 14
25
Kagero: Deception II [Gamewise]
Kagero: Deception II (PS)
Tecmo, Strategy
2,096 208,511 13
26
Crash Bandicoot [Gamewise]
Crash Bandicoot (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Platform
2,084 886,559 98
27
Yoshi's Story [Gamewise]
Yoshi's Story (N64)
Nintendo, Platform
1,890 873,391 43
28
Derby Stallion 98 [Gamewise]
Derby Stallion 98 (SNES)
ASCII Entertainment, Sports
1,800 70,999 8
29
Bakusou Dekotora Densetsu: Otoko Ippiki Yume Kaidoi [Gamewise]
Bakusou Dekotora Densetsu: Otoko Ippiki Yume Kaidoi (PS)
Human Entertainment, Racing
1,688 347,240 17
30
Mario Kart 64 [Gamewise]
Mario Kart 64 (N64)
Nintendo, Racing
1,657 1,868,050 97
31
Super Mario 64 [Gamewise]
Super Mario 64 (N64)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 121
32
Kirby's Dream Land 2 [Gamewise]
Kirby's Dream Land 2 (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 187
33
Tekken 3 [Gamewise]
Tekken 3 (PS)
Namco Bandai, Fighting
Pro N/A 30
34
World Soccer Jikkyou Winning Eleven 3: World Cup France '98 [Gamewise]
World Soccer Jikkyou Winning Eleven 3: World Cup France '98 (PS)
Konami, Sports
Pro N/A 21
35
The King of Fighters '97 [Gamewise]
The King of Fighters '97 (PS)
SNK, Fighting
Pro N/A 21
36
Yarudora Series Vol.1: Double Cast [Gamewise]
Yarudora Series Vol.1: Double Cast (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
Pro N/A 17
37
Brave Fencer Musashi [Gamewise]
Brave Fencer Musashi (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 14
38
Yarudora Series Vol. 2: Kisetsu wo Dakishimete [Gamewise]
Yarudora Series Vol. 2: Kisetsu wo Dakishimete (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
Pro N/A 13
39
Parasite Eve [Gamewise]
Parasite Eve (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 29
40
Grand Theft Auto [Gamewise]
Grand Theft Auto (PS)
Syscom, Action
Pro N/A 8
41
Doki Oki [Gamewise]
Doki Oki (PS)
Banpresto, Adventure
Pro N/A 148
42
RockMan & Forte [Gamewise]
RockMan & Forte (SNES)
Capcom, Platform
Pro N/A 26
43
Kirby's Dream Land [Gamewise]
Kirby's Dream Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 338
44
Derby Stallion [Gamewise]
Derby Stallion (PS)
ASCII Entertainment, Sports
Pro N/A 66
45
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 5 [Gamewise]
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 5 (N64)
Konami, Sports
Pro N/A 30
46
Arc the Lad [Gamewise]
Arc the Lad (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 173
47
Final Fantasy VII International [Gamewise]
Final Fantasy VII International (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 55
48
Densha De Go! [Gamewise]
Densha De Go! (PS)
Taito, Simulation
Pro N/A 44
49
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 100
50
Super Mario Land 3: Wario Land [Gamewise]
Super Mario Land 3: Wario Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 248
51
Slayers Royal 2 [Gamewise]
Slayers Royal 2 (SAT)
Kadokawa Shoten, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 7
52
Final Fantasy V [Gamewise]
Final Fantasy V (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 31
53
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins [Gamewise]
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 313
54
Echo Night [Gamewise]
Echo Night (PS)
From Software, Adventure
Pro N/A 10
55
'98 Koshien [Gamewise]
'98 Koshien (PS)
Magical Company, Sports
Pro N/A 18
56
Super Mario Land [Gamewise]
Super Mario Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 496
57
Monster Rancher [Gamewise]
Monster Rancher (PS)
Tecmo, Simulation
Pro N/A 65
58
Diddy Kong Racing [Gamewise]
Diddy Kong Racing (N64)
Nintendo, Racing
Pro N/A 48
59
Chocobo no Fushigi Dungeon [Gamewise]
Chocobo no Fushigi Dungeon (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 43
60
The King of Fighters Kyo [Gamewise]
The King of Fighters Kyo (PS)
SNK, Fighting
Pro N/A 8
61
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 18
62
Dancing Blade II: Tears of Eden [Gamewise]
Dancing Blade II: Tears of Eden (PS)
Konami, Adventure
Pro N/A -21
63
International Superstar Soccer '98 [Gamewise]
International Superstar Soccer '98 (N64)
Konami, Sports
Pro N/A 20
64
Kirby's Pinball Land [Gamewise]
Kirby's Pinball Land (GB)
Nintendo, Misc
Pro N/A 256
65
Tetris [Gamewise]
Tetris (GB)
Nintendo, Puzzle
Pro N/A 488
66
Resident Evil 2 [Gamewise]
Resident Evil 2 (PS)
Capcom, Action
Pro N/A 38
67
Dragonseeds [Gamewise]
Dragonseeds (PS)
Jaleco, Action
Pro N/A 11
68
Fighter Maker [Gamewise]
Fighter Maker (PS)
ASCII Entertainment, Fighting
Pro N/A 12
69
Donkey Kong Land [Gamewise]
Donkey Kong Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 169
70
OverBlood 2 [Gamewise]
OverBlood 2 (PS)
Riverhillsoft, Action
Pro N/A 13
71
Angelique Duet [Gamewise]
Angelique Duet (PS)
Tecmo Koei, Strategy
Pro N/A 12
72
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 -61
73
Bakusou Kyoudai Let's & Go!! Eternal Wings [Gamewise]
Bakusou Kyoudai Let's & Go!! Eternal Wings (PS)
Jaleco, Racing
Pro N/A 12
74
Ojyousama Express [Gamewise]
Ojyousama Express (PS)
Media Works, Strategy
Pro N/A 12
75
Medarot: Kabuto / Kuwagata Version [Gamewise]
Medarot: Kabuto / Kuwagata Version (GB)
Imagineer, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 47

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Japan Hardware by Platform

Platform Weekly (change) Total
GB 21,614(-37%) 19,519,594
N64 4,724(-33%) 3,315,002
SAT 1,544(-8%) 5,699,615
SNES 989(+6%) 16,679,006
Total 28,871(-34%)  

Japan Software by Platform

Platform Weekly (change) Total
PS 180,384(-15%) 78,499,504
GB 83,342(-35%) 43,598,026
N64 22,541(-21%) 11,526,956
SNES 7,848(-8%) 112,543,930
SAT 1,748(-50%) 32,216,089
Total 295,863(-22%)