Japan Yearly Chart

The year's top-selling games at retail ranked by unit sales

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Pos Game Weeks Yearly Total
1
2,444,900
Dragon Quest VI: Maboroshi no Daichi (SNES)
Enix, Role-Playing
4 2,444,900 2,444,900
2
2,004,566
Chrono Trigger (SNES)
Square, Role-Playing
43 2,004,566 2,004,566
3
1,656,054
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island (SNES)
Nintendo, Platform
22 1,656,054 1,656,054
4
1,270,494
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest (SNES)
Nintendo, Platform
6 1,270,494 1,270,494
5
2,906,968
Donkey Kong Country (SNES)
Nintendo, Platform
58 1,145,695 2,906,968
6
1,128,694
Derby Stallion III (SNES)
ASCII Entertainment, Sports
50 1,128,694 1,128,694
7
1,068,414
Romancing SaGa 3 (SNES)
Square, Role-Playing
8 1,068,414 1,068,414
8
938,077
Virtua Fighter 2 (SAT)
Sega, Fighting
5 938,077 938,077
9
847,564
Seiken Densetsu 3 (SNES)
Square, Role-Playing
14 847,564 847,564
10
832,267
Donkey Kong Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
23 832,267 832,267
11
757,863
Tekken (PS)
Namco Bandai, Fighting
40 757,863 757,863
12
679,206
Super Bomberman 3 (SNES)
Hudson Soft, Puzzle
36 679,206 679,206
13
676,022
Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together (SNES)
Quest, Role-Playing
13 676,022 676,022
14
642,471
Kirby's Dream Land 2 (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
41 642,471 642,471
15
597,222
Front Mission (SNES)
Square, Strategy
32 597,222 597,222
16
763,437
Virtua Fighter (SAT)
Sega, Fighting
58 584,211 763,437
17
553,064
Virtua Cop (SAT)
Sega, Shooter
6 553,064 553,064
18
550,842
Daytona USA (SAT)
Sega, Racing
40 550,842 550,842
19
544,307
Mario's Picross (GB)
Nintendo, Puzzle
42 544,307 544,307
20
529,227
Battle Arena Toshinden (PS)
Takara, Fighting
52 529,227 529,227
21
511,111
Air Combat (PS)
Namco Bandai, Simulation
27 511,111 511,111
22
737,452
Ridge Racer (PS)
Namco Bandai, Racing
57 486,315 737,452
23
485,878
Tokimeki Memorial: Forever with You (PS)
Konami, Simulation
12 485,878 485,878
24
482,248
Ridge Racer Revolution (PS)
Namco Bandai, Racing
4 482,248 482,248
25
464,171
Arc the Lad (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Role-Playing
27 464,171 464,171
26
451,335
J-League Excite Stage '95 (SNES)
Epoch, Sports
36 451,335 451,335
27
440,264
SimCity 2000 (SNES)
Imagineer, Simulation
32 440,264 440,264
28
419,363
Mobile Suit Gundam (PS)
Namco Bandai, Action
21 419,363 419,363
29
418,555
Super Famista 4 (SNES)
Namco Bandai, Sports
38 418,555 418,555
30
379,117
Dai-4-Ji Super Robot Taisen (SNES)
Banpresto, Strategy
30 379,117 379,117
31
377,557
Mario no Super Picross (SNES)
Nintendo, Puzzle
16 377,557 377,557
32
367,796
Panzer Dragoon (SAT)
Sega, Shooter
43 367,796 367,796
33
1,654,794
Super Puyo Puyo (SNES)
Banpresto, Puzzle
108 344,564 1,654,794
34
335,499
Iron Storm (SAT)
Sega, Shooter
15 335,499 335,499
35
334,288
Sega Rally Championship (SAT)
Sega, Racing
1 334,288 334,288
36
325,684
Boxer's Road (PS)
New, Fighting
17 325,684 325,684
37
323,915
Beyond The Beyond (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Role-Playing
9 323,915 323,915
38
299,548
Blazing Heroes (SAT)
Sega, Role-Playing
24 299,548 299,548
39
298,216
Winning Post 2 (SNES)
Tecmo Koei, Sports
33 298,216 298,216
40
293,029
Shin Nippon Pro Wrestling: Toukon Retsuden (PS)
Tomy Corporation, Fighting
14 293,029 293,029
41
288,008
Puyo Puyo Sun (SAT)
Compile, Puzzle
-58 288,008 288,008
42
286,072
Fushigi no Dungeon 2: Fuurai no Shiren (SNES)
ChunSoft, Role-Playing
5 286,072 286,072
43
901,610
Super Momotarou Dentetsu III (SNES)
Hudson Soft, Simulation
56 280,139 901,610
44
268,942
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2 (SNES)
Konami, Sports
34 268,942 268,942
45
266,954
Super Momotarou Dentetsu DX (SNES)
Hudson Soft, Misc
4 266,954 266,954
46
266,312
SimCity 2000 (SAT)
Sega, Simulation
14 266,312 266,312
47
247,350
Super Nazo Puyo: Ruruu no Ruu (SNES)
Banpresto, Puzzle
32 247,350 247,350
48
246,807
Nichibutsu Arcade Classics (SNES)
Nichibutsu, Misc
32 246,807 246,807
49
242,577
Galactic Attack (SAT)
Taito, Shooter
16 242,577 242,577
50
241,616
Super Puyo Puyo 2 (SNES)
Compile, Puzzle
4 241,616 241,616
51
813,947
Kamaitachi no Yoru (SNES)
ChunSoft, Adventure
50 240,206 813,947
52
236,446
Mobile Suit Gundam (SAT)
Namco Bandai, Action
2 236,446 236,446
53
235,910
Mega Man X3 (SNES)
Capcom, Platform
5 235,910 235,910
54
234,894
Mega Man 7 (SNES)
Capcom, Platform
31 234,894 234,894
55
229,459
Tales of Phantasia (SNES)
Namco Bandai, Role-Playing
3 229,459 229,459
56
227,047
The King of Fighters '95 (CD) (NG)
SNK, Fighting
14 227,047 227,047
57
212,969
Kanzen Chuuki Pro Yakyuu Greatest Nine (SAT)
Sega, Sports
32 212,969 212,969
58
207,584
Street Fighter Alpha: Warriors' Dreams (PS)
Capcom, Fighting
2 207,584 207,584
59
207,040
Jumping Flash! (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Platform
28 207,040 207,040
60
205,875
Kileak: The DNA Imperative (PS)
Sony Music Entertainment, Shooter
21 205,875 205,875
61
223,406
Wonder Project J: Kikai no Shonen Pino (SNES)
Enix, Simulation
30 203,353 223,406
62
203,189
Namco Museum Vol.1 (PS)
Namco Bandai, Misc
6 203,189 203,189
63
202,726
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner (SAT)
Atlus, Role-Playing
1 202,726 202,726
64
199,932
The King of Fighters '95 (NG)
SNK, Fighting
18 199,932 199,932
65
191,932
Wing Arms (SAT)
Sega, Shooter
14 191,932 191,932
66
190,122
X-Men: Children of the Atom (SAT)
Capcom, Fighting
6 190,122 190,122
67
185,337
Super Real Mahjong P V (SAT)
Seta Corporation, Misc
32 185,337 185,337
68
182,918
Kirby's Block Ball (GB)
Nintendo, Puzzle
3 182,918 182,918
69
168,808
Battle Arena Toshinden 2 (PS)
Takara, Fighting
1 168,808 168,808
70
168,077
Ganbare Goemon: KiraKira Douchuu - Boku ga Dancer ni Natta Riyuu (SNES)
Konami, Platform
2 168,077 168,077
71
165,534
F1 Challenge (SAT)
Sega, Racing
9 165,534 165,534
72
164,951
Parodius (SAT)
Konami, Shooter
26 164,951 164,951
73
532,015
Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV: Wall of Fire (SNES)
Tecmo Koei, Strategy
33 163,678 532,015
74
152,445
International Superstar Soccer Deluxe (SNES)
Konami, Sports
15 152,445 152,445
75
150,205
J-League Victory Goal (SAT)
Sega, Sports
24 150,205 150,205
76
149,817
Super Fire ProWrestling X (SNES)
Human Entertainment, Fighting
2 149,817 149,817
77
146,650
StarBlade α (PS)
Namco Bandai, Shooter
21 146,650 146,650
78
236,355
A. IV Evolution: A Ressha de Ikou 4 (PS)
ArtDink, Strategy
49 139,347 236,355
79
130,727
Doukyuusei (TG16)
NEC, Adventure
6 130,727 130,727
80
128,288
Cyber Sled (PS)
Namco Bandai, Action
18 128,288 128,288
81
126,558
Mystic Ark (SNES)
Enix, Role-Playing
25 126,558 126,558
82
126,349
Wizardry VII: Gadeia no Houshu (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Role-Playing
12 126,349 126,349
83
125,491
Tetris Attack (SNES)
Nintendo, Puzzle
10 125,491 125,491
84
300,346
Daikaijyuu Monogatari (SNES)
Hudson Soft, Role-Playing
25 124,000 300,346
85
363,135
Super Fire ProWrestling Special (SNES)
Human Entertainment, Fighting
22 121,380 363,135
86
119,751
Space Griffon VF-9 (PS)
Panther Software, Role-Playing
21 119,751 119,751
87
119,301
Detana TwinBee Yahho! Deluxe Pack (SAT)
Konami, Shooter
14 119,301 119,301
88
118,602
The Raiden Project (PS)
Seibu Kaihatsu, Shooter
21 118,602 118,602
89
115,395
High Velocity: Mountain Racing Challenge (SAT)
Atlus, Racing
8 115,395 115,395
90
114,750
SD Gundam GNext (SNES)
Namco Bandai, Strategy
2 114,750 114,750
91
114,336
Namco Soccer Prime Goal (PS)
Namco Bandai, Sports
14 114,336 114,336
92
112,183
Far East of Eden Zero (SNES)
Hudson Soft, Role-Playing
2 112,183 112,183
93
306,698
Parodius (PS)
Konami, Shooter
44 112,024 306,698
94
110,556
Sentou Kokka Air Land Battle (PS)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Strategy
5 110,556 110,556
95
108,622
Nobunaga no Yabou: Tenshoki (SAT)
Tecmo Koei, Strategy
14 108,622 108,622
96
107,520
Battle Arena Toshinden Remix (SAT)
Sega, Fighting
6 107,520 107,520
97
358,600
Breath of Fire II (SNES)
Capcom, Role-Playing
35 107,243 358,600
98
105,651
Virtual Hydlide (SAT)
Sega, Role-Playing
24 105,651 105,651
99
105,531
Center Ring Boxing (SAT)
Victor Interactive, Fighting
11 105,531 105,531
100
1,156,982
Super Mario Land 3: Wario Land (GB)
Nintendo, Platform
102 104,935 1,156,982

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Japan Hardware by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
SNES 1,793,174(-31%) 15,141,298
SAT 1,619,631(+524%) 1,879,017
GB 1,093,716(+3%) 11,714,969
Total 4,506,521(+14%)  

Japan Software by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
SNES 22,363,009(-16%) 94,240,381
SAT 8,859,028(+2,785%) 9,166,073
PS 8,706,658(+1,195%) 9,379,216
GB 2,648,027(-8%) 23,934,290
NG 659,726(-0%) 1,321,638
TG16 145,959(-0%) 145,959
GEN 100,583(-93%) 2,211,540
3DO 86,426(-93%) 86,426
Total 43,569,416(+34%)