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
Tales of Phantasia on PS - Gamewise
Tales of Phantasia (PS)
Namco Bandai, Role-Playing
263,739 263,739 -3
2
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time on N64 - Gamewise
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (N64)
Nintendo, Adventure
163,609 643,673 2
3
Dragon Warrior Monsters on GB - Gamewise
Dragon Warrior Monsters (GB)
Enix, Role-Playing
132,783 1,053,167 10
4
Virtua Fighter 3tb on DC - Gamewise
Virtua Fighter 3tb (DC)
Sega, Fighting
110,374 110,374 1
5
 on GB - Gamewise
(GB)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
56,653 2,014,144 12
6
Cool Boarders 3 on PS - Gamewise
Cool Boarders 3 (PS)
UEP Systems, Sports
27,821 27,821 1
7
Simple 1500 Series Vol. 1: The Mahjong on PS - Gamewise
Simple 1500 Series Vol. 1: The Mahjong (PS)
D3 Publisher, Misc
27,079 121,915 6
8
International Superstar Soccer Pro '98 on PS - Gamewise
International Superstar Soccer Pro '98 (PS)
Konami, Sports
23,157 103,296 3
9
BeatMania on PS - Gamewise
BeatMania (PS)
Konami, Simulation
22,557 477,039 9
10
Godzilla Generations on DC - Gamewise
Godzilla Generations (DC)
Sega, Action
16,343 16,343 1
11
Wario Land II (GBC) on GB - Gamewise
Wario Land II (GBC) (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
15,280 127,031 6
12
PenPen TriIceLon on DC - Gamewise
PenPen TriIceLon (DC)
General Entertainment, Racing
12,955 12,955 1
13
July on DC - Gamewise
July (DC)
Fortyfive, Adventure
11,546 11,546 1
14
Metal Gear Solid on PS - Gamewise
Metal Gear Solid (PS)
Konami, Action
9,640 724,081 13
15
Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back on PS - Gamewise
Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Platform
7,919 1,019,494 50
16
 on GB - Gamewise
(GB)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
6,497 9,480,602 144
17
 on N64 - Gamewise
(N64)
Nintendo, Strategy
6,343 1,148,178 -21
18
Devil Dice on PS - Gamewise
Devil Dice (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Puzzle
5,274 926,055 24
19
Tetris DX on GB - Gamewise
Tetris DX (GB)
Nintendo, Puzzle
5,269 50,922 6
20
PaRappa The Rapper on PS - Gamewise
PaRappa The Rapper (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Misc
3,534 1,244,385 104
21
Resident Evil 2: Dual Shock Edition on PS - Gamewise
Resident Evil 2: Dual Shock Edition (PS)
Capcom, Action
3,018 223,540 17
22
Mario Kart 64 on N64 - Gamewise
Mario Kart 64 (N64)
Nintendo, Racing
2,884 1,880,945 103
23
Yoshi's Story on N64 - Gamewise
Yoshi's Story (N64)
Nintendo, Platform
2,822 886,155 49
24
Star Ocean: The Second Story on PS - Gamewise
Star Ocean: The Second Story (PS)
Enix, Role-Playing
2,658 696,421 18
25
Kirby's Dream Land 3 on SNES - Gamewise
Kirby's Dream Land 3 (SNES)
Nintendo, Platform
2,557 299,875 36
26
Gran Turismo on PS - Gamewise
Gran Turismo (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Racing
2,401 2,206,418 49
27
Hot Shots Golf on PS - Gamewise
Hot Shots Golf (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Sports
2,354 1,772,869 72
28
Resident Evil Director's Cut: Dual Shock Edition on PS - Gamewise
Resident Evil Director's Cut: Dual Shock Edition (PS)
Capcom, Action
2,271 133,881 62
29
Super Mario 64 on N64 - Gamewise
Super Mario 64 (N64)
Nintendo, Platform
2,249 1,727,654 127
30
Intelligent Qube on PS - Gamewise
Intelligent Qube (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Puzzle
2,106 922,120 96
31
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu '98 Kaimakuban on PS - Gamewise
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu '98 Kaimakuban (PS)
Konami, Sports
Pro N/A 19
32
SD Gundam G Generation on PS - Gamewise
SD Gundam G Generation (PS)
Namco Bandai, Strategy
Pro N/A 17
33
Kirby's Dream Land 2 on GB - Gamewise
Kirby's Dream Land 2 (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 193
34
Super Mario Land 3: Wario Land on GB - Gamewise
Super Mario Land 3: Wario Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 254
35
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 106
36
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
Pro N/A 17
37
Super Mario Land on GB - Gamewise
Super Mario Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 502
38
Houshinengi on PS - Gamewise
Houshinengi (PS)
Tecmo Koei, Strategy
Pro N/A 12
39
Yu-Gi-Oh! Monster Capsule Breed & Battle on PS - Gamewise
Yu-Gi-Oh! Monster Capsule Breed & Battle (PS)
Konami, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 19
40
Kirby's Dream Land on GB - Gamewise
Kirby's Dream Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 344
41
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins on GB - Gamewise
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 319
42
Kawa no Nushi Tsuri on PS - Gamewise
Kawa no Nushi Tsuri (PS)
Victor Interactive, Sports
Pro N/A 15
43
Tekken 3 on PS - Gamewise
Tekken 3 (PS)
Namco Bandai, Fighting
Pro N/A 36
44
Tetris on GB - Gamewise
Tetris (GB)
Nintendo, Puzzle
Pro N/A 494
45
Crash Bandicoot on PS - Gamewise
Crash Bandicoot (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Platform
Pro N/A 104
46
Parasite Eve on PS - Gamewise
Parasite Eve (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 35
47
Kirby's Pinball Land on GB - Gamewise
Kirby's Pinball Land (GB)
Nintendo, Misc
Pro N/A 262
48
F-Zero X on N64 - Gamewise
F-Zero X (N64)
Nintendo, Racing
Pro N/A 20
49
Monster Rancher on PS - Gamewise
Monster Rancher (PS)
Tecmo, Simulation
Pro N/A 71
50
Derby Stallion on PS - Gamewise
Derby Stallion (PS)
ASCII Entertainment, Sports
Pro N/A 72
51
Final Fantasy VII International on PS - Gamewise
Final Fantasy VII International (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 61
52
Rival Schools: United By Fate on PS - Gamewise
Rival Schools: United By Fate (PS)
Capcom, Fighting
Pro N/A 18
53
Derby Stallion 98 on SNES - Gamewise
Derby Stallion 98 (SNES)
ASCII Entertainment, Sports
Pro N/A 14
54
The King of Fighters '97 on PS - Gamewise
The King of Fighters '97 (PS)
SNK, Fighting
Pro N/A 27
55
Brave Fencer Musashi on PS - Gamewise
Brave Fencer Musashi (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 20
56
Donkey Kong Land on GB - Gamewise
Donkey Kong Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 175
57
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 5 on N64 - Gamewise
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 5 (N64)
Konami, Sports
Pro N/A 36
58
Arc the Lad on PS - Gamewise
Arc the Lad (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 179
59
Final Fantasy V on PS - Gamewise
Final Fantasy V (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 37
60
Bakusou Dekotora Densetsu: Otoko Ippiki Yume Kaidoi on PS - Gamewise
Bakusou Dekotora Densetsu: Otoko Ippiki Yume Kaidoi (PS)
Human Entertainment, Racing
Pro N/A 23
61
Tekken 2 on PS - Gamewise
Tekken 2 (PS)
Namco Bandai, Fighting
Pro N/A 140
62
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 27
63
Diddy Kong Racing on N64 - Gamewise
Diddy Kong Racing (N64)
Nintendo, Racing
Pro N/A 54
64
Densha De Go! on PS - Gamewise
Densha De Go! (PS)
Taito, Simulation
Pro N/A 50
65
Kagero: Deception II on PS - Gamewise
Kagero: Deception II (PS)
Tecmo, Strategy
Pro N/A 19
66
Chocobo no Fushigi Dungeon on PS - Gamewise
Chocobo no Fushigi Dungeon (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 49
67
Yarudora Series Vol.1: Double Cast on PS - Gamewise
Yarudora Series Vol.1: Double Cast (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
Pro N/A 23
68
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 19
69
Dr. Mario on GB - Gamewise
Dr. Mario (GB)
Nintendo, Puzzle
Pro N/A 427
70
RockMan & Forte on SNES - Gamewise
RockMan & Forte (SNES)
Capcom, Platform
Pro N/A 32
71
Resident Evil 2 on PS - Gamewise
Resident Evil 2 (PS)
Capcom, Action
Pro N/A 44
72
'98 Koshien on PS - Gamewise
'98 Koshien (PS)
Magical Company, Sports
Pro N/A 24
73
Slayers Royal 2 on SAT - Gamewise
Slayers Royal 2 (SAT)
Kadokawa Shoten, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 13
74
International Superstar Soccer '98 on N64 - Gamewise
International Superstar Soccer '98 (N64)
Konami, Sports
Pro N/A 26

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Japan Hardware by Platform

Platform Weekly (change) Total
GB 133,709(+14%) 20,416,829
DC 121,524(N/A) 121,524
N64 41,819(-16%) 3,431,287
NGP 2,306(+27%) 39,669
SAT 855(-10%) 5,708,721
SNES 390(+28%) 16,681,670
Total 300,603(+77%)  

Japan Software by Platform

Platform Weekly (change) Total
PS 426,055(+253%) 79,677,875
GB 226,045(+41%) 44,466,932
N64 179,754(-64%) 12,254,587
DC 151,218(N/A) 151,218
SNES 4,906(+7%) 112,575,241
SAT 118(-50%) 32,218,969
Total 988,096(+26%)