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
R4: Ridge Racer Type 4 [Gamewise]
R4: Ridge Racer Type 4 (PS)
Namco Bandai, Racing
343,430 343,430 1
2
Tales of Phantasia [Gamewise]
Tales of Phantasia (PS)
Namco Bandai, Role-Playing
112,912 376,651 -2
3
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time [Gamewise]
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (N64)
Nintendo, Adventure
93,436 737,109 3
4
Dragon Warrior Monsters [Gamewise]
Dragon Warrior Monsters (GB)
Enix, Role-Playing
72,598 1,125,765 11
5
Banjo-Kazooie [Gamewise]
Banjo-Kazooie (N64)
Nintendo, Platform
56,582 56,582 0
6
 [Gamewise]
(GB)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
45,842 2,059,986 13
7
Virtua Fighter 3tb [Gamewise]
Virtua Fighter 3tb (DC)
Sega, Fighting
27,495 137,869 2
8
Simple 1500 Series Vol. 1: The Mahjong [Gamewise]
Simple 1500 Series Vol. 1: The Mahjong (PS)
D3 Publisher, Misc
22,980 144,895 7
9
International Superstar Soccer Pro '98 [Gamewise]
International Superstar Soccer Pro '98 (PS)
Konami, Sports
19,679 122,975 4
10
BeatMania [Gamewise]
BeatMania (PS)
Konami, Simulation
16,837 493,876 10
11
Cool Boarders 3 [Gamewise]
Cool Boarders 3 (PS)
UEP Systems, Sports
10,731 38,552 2
12
Wario Land II (GBC) [Gamewise]
Wario Land II (GBC) (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
10,564 137,595 7
13
 [Gamewise]
(GB)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
9,218 9,489,820 145
14
Godzilla Generations [Gamewise]
Godzilla Generations (DC)
Sega, Action
9,094 25,437 2
15
Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back [Gamewise]
Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Platform
8,569 1,028,063 51
16
July [Gamewise]
July (DC)
Fortyfive, Adventure
8,045 19,591 2
17
PenPen TriIceLon [Gamewise]
PenPen TriIceLon (DC)
General Entertainment, Racing
7,301 20,256 2
18
 [Gamewise]
(N64)
Nintendo, Strategy
6,336 1,154,514 -20
19
Metal Gear Solid [Gamewise]
Metal Gear Solid (PS)
Konami, Action
6,314 730,395 14
20
Devil Dice [Gamewise]
Devil Dice (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Puzzle
5,091 931,146 25
21
Mario Kart 64 [Gamewise]
Mario Kart 64 (N64)
Nintendo, Racing
4,093 1,885,038 104
22
Yoshi's Story [Gamewise]
Yoshi's Story (N64)
Nintendo, Platform
3,703 889,858 50
23
Tetris DX [Gamewise]
Tetris DX (GB)
Nintendo, Puzzle
3,655 54,577 7
24
Kirby's Dream Land 3 [Gamewise]
Kirby's Dream Land 3 (SNES)
Nintendo, Platform
3,362 303,237 37
25
PaRappa The Rapper [Gamewise]
PaRappa The Rapper (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Misc
3,300 1,247,685 105
26
Hot Shots Golf [Gamewise]
Hot Shots Golf (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Sports
2,790 1,775,659 73
27
Gran Turismo [Gamewise]
Gran Turismo (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Racing
2,679 2,209,097 50
28
Resident Evil 2: Dual Shock Edition [Gamewise]
Resident Evil 2: Dual Shock Edition (PS)
Capcom, Action
2,498 226,038 18
29
Kirby's Dream Land 2 [Gamewise]
Kirby's Dream Land 2 (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
2,446 1,242,658 194
30
Super Mario 64 [Gamewise]
Super Mario 64 (N64)
Nintendo, Platform
2,361 1,730,015 128
31
Star Ocean: The Second Story [Gamewise]
Star Ocean: The Second Story (PS)
Enix, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 19
32
Resident Evil Director's Cut: Dual Shock Edition [Gamewise]
Resident Evil Director's Cut: Dual Shock Edition (PS)
Capcom, Action
Pro N/A 63
33
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 107
34
Super Mario Land 3: Wario Land [Gamewise]
Super Mario Land 3: Wario Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 255
35
Intelligent Qube [Gamewise]
Intelligent Qube (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Puzzle
Pro N/A 97
36
Super Mario Land [Gamewise]
Super Mario Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 503
37
SD Gundam G Generation [Gamewise]
SD Gundam G Generation (PS)
Namco Bandai, Strategy
Pro N/A 18
38
Kirby's Dream Land [Gamewise]
Kirby's Dream Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 345
39
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu '98 Kaimakuban [Gamewise]
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu '98 Kaimakuban (PS)
Konami, Sports
Pro N/A 20
40
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins [Gamewise]
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 320
41
Derby Stallion [Gamewise]
Derby Stallion (PS)
ASCII Entertainment, Sports
Pro N/A 73
42
Pachi-Slot Kanzen Kouryaku 3: Universal Koushiki Gaido Volume 3 [Gamewise]
Pachi-Slot Kanzen Kouryaku 3: Universal Koushiki Gaido Volume 3 (PS)
Syscom, Misc
Pro N/A 18
43
Tetris [Gamewise]
Tetris (GB)
Nintendo, Puzzle
Pro N/A 495
44
Yu-Gi-Oh! Monster Capsule Breed & Battle [Gamewise]
Yu-Gi-Oh! Monster Capsule Breed & Battle (PS)
Konami, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 20
45
Kirby's Pinball Land [Gamewise]
Kirby's Pinball Land (GB)
Nintendo, Misc
Pro N/A 263
46
Houshinengi [Gamewise]
Houshinengi (PS)
Tecmo Koei, Strategy
Pro N/A 13
47
Tekken 3 [Gamewise]
Tekken 3 (PS)
Namco Bandai, Fighting
Pro N/A 37
48
Crash Bandicoot [Gamewise]
Crash Bandicoot (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Platform
Pro N/A 105
49
F-Zero X [Gamewise]
F-Zero X (N64)
Nintendo, Racing
Pro N/A 21
50
Kawa no Nushi Tsuri [Gamewise]
Kawa no Nushi Tsuri (PS)
Victor Interactive, Sports
Pro N/A 16
51
Monster Rancher [Gamewise]
Monster Rancher (PS)
Tecmo, Simulation
Pro N/A 72
52
Rival Schools: United By Fate [Gamewise]
Rival Schools: United By Fate (PS)
Capcom, Fighting
Pro N/A 19
53
Parasite Eve [Gamewise]
Parasite Eve (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 36
54
Donkey Kong Land [Gamewise]
Donkey Kong Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
Pro N/A 176
55
Final Fantasy VII International [Gamewise]
Final Fantasy VII International (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 62
56
Diddy Kong Racing [Gamewise]
Diddy Kong Racing (N64)
Nintendo, Racing
Pro N/A 55
57
The King of Fighters '97 [Gamewise]
The King of Fighters '97 (PS)
SNK, Fighting
Pro N/A 28
58
Tekken 2 [Gamewise]
Tekken 2 (PS)
Namco Bandai, Fighting
Pro N/A 141
59
Dr. Mario [Gamewise]
Dr. Mario (GB)
Nintendo, Puzzle
Pro N/A 428
60
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 5 [Gamewise]
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 5 (N64)
Konami, Sports
Pro N/A 37
61
Bakusou Dekotora Densetsu: Otoko Ippiki Yume Kaidoi [Gamewise]
Bakusou Dekotora Densetsu: Otoko Ippiki Yume Kaidoi (PS)
Human Entertainment, Racing
Pro N/A 24
62
Brave Fencer Musashi [Gamewise]
Brave Fencer Musashi (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 21
63
Arc the Lad [Gamewise]
Arc the Lad (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 180
64
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 28
65
Kagero: Deception II [Gamewise]
Kagero: Deception II (PS)
Tecmo, Strategy
Pro N/A 20
66
Densha De Go! [Gamewise]
Densha De Go! (PS)
Taito, Simulation
Pro N/A 51
67
Final Fantasy V [Gamewise]
Final Fantasy V (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 38
68
Yarudora Series Vol. 2: Kisetsu wo Dakishimete [Gamewise]
Yarudora Series Vol. 2: Kisetsu wo Dakishimete (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
Pro N/A 20
69
Derby Stallion 98 [Gamewise]
Derby Stallion 98 (SNES)
ASCII Entertainment, Sports
Pro N/A 15
70
RockMan & Forte [Gamewise]
RockMan & Forte (SNES)
Capcom, Platform
Pro N/A 33
71
Yarudora Series Vol.1: Double Cast [Gamewise]
Yarudora Series Vol.1: Double Cast (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
Pro N/A 24
72
Chocobo no Fushigi Dungeon [Gamewise]
Chocobo no Fushigi Dungeon (PS)
Square, Role-Playing
Pro N/A 50
73
Resident Evil 2 [Gamewise]
Resident Evil 2 (PS)
Capcom, Action
Pro N/A 45

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Japan Hardware by Platform

Platform Weekly (change) Total
GB 116,808(-13%) 20,533,637
DC 38,100(-69%) 159,624
N64 33,393(-20%) 3,464,680
NGP 1,946(-16%) 41,615
SAT 770(-10%) 5,709,491
SNES 528(+35%) 16,682,198
Total 191,545(-36%)  

Japan Software by Platform

Platform Weekly (change) Total
PS 583,369(+37%) 80,261,244
N64 168,587(-6%) 12,423,174
GB 154,585(-32%) 44,621,517
DC 51,935(-66%) 203,153
SNES 5,955(+21%) 112,581,196
Total 964,431(-2%)