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
1,402,362
Animal Crossing: Wild World (DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
6 1,402,362 1,402,362
2
1,222,392
Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day (DS)
Nintendo, Misc
33 1,222,392 1,222,392
3
1,088,738
Nintendogs (DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
37 1,088,738 1,088,738
4
984,398
Big Brain Academy (DS)
Nintendo, Misc
27 984,398 984,398
5
911,665
Kingdom Hearts II (PS2)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
2 911,665 911,665
6
905,934
Dynasty Warriors 5 (PS2)
Tecmo Koei, Action
33 905,934 905,934
7
897,044
World Soccer Winning Eleven 9 (PS2)
Konami, Sports
22 897,044 897,044
8
853,488
Mario Kart DS (DS)
Nintendo, Racing
4 853,488 853,488
9
828,387
Tamagotchi Connection: Corner Shop (DS)
Namco Bandai, Simulation
16 828,387 828,387
10
688,053
Kouchuu Ouja Mushi King (GBA)
Sega, Action
28 688,053 688,053
11
651,419
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 (PS2)
Namco Bandai, Fighting
26 651,419 651,419
12
594,346
Dai-3-Ji Super Robot Taisen α: Shuuen no Ginga e (PS2)
Banpresto, Strategy
21 594,346 594,346
13
578,406
Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team (GBA)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
7 578,406 578,406
14
529,467
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi (PS2)
Namco Bandai, Fighting
13 529,467 529,467
15
1,150,189
Classic NES Series: Super Mario Bros. (GBA)
Nintendo, Platform
99 498,521 1,150,189
16
487,987
Mega Man Battle Network 6: Cybeast Falzar / Gregar (GBA)
Capcom, Role-Playing
6 487,987 487,987
17
486,220
Jump Super Stars (DS)
Nintendo, Fighting
21 486,220 486,220
18
480,466
Tales of the Abyss (PS2)
Namco Bandai, Role-Playing
3 480,466 480,466
19
469,101
Romancing SaGa (PS2)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
27 469,101 469,101
20
467,764
World Soccer Winning Eleven 8: Liveware Evolution (PS2)
Konami, Sports
29 467,764 467,764
21
452,971
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 12 (PS2)
Konami, Sports
25 452,971 452,971
22
436,095
Mobile Suit Gundam: One Year War (PS2)
Namco Bandai, Action
34 436,095 436,095
23
427,331
Brain Age 2: More Training in Minutes a Day (DS)
Nintendo, Misc
1 427,331 427,331
24
1,094,137
Gran Turismo 4 (PS2)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Racing
53 420,253 1,094,137
25
418,970
Gundam SEED: Federation vs. Z.A.F.T. (PS2)
Namco Bandai, Shooter
7 418,970 418,970
26
893,694
WarioWare Touched! (DS)
Nintendo, Puzzle
57 402,728 893,694
27
393,600
Resident Evil 4 (PS2)
Capcom, Action
5 393,600 393,600
28
366,651
Mario Party 7 (GC)
Nintendo, Misc
8 366,651 366,651
29
346,370
Tales of Legendia (PS2)
Namco Bandai, Role-Playing
16 346,370 346,370
30
344,603
Dynasty Warriors 5: Xtreme Legends (PS2)
Tecmo Koei, Action
16 344,603 344,603
31
849,194
Super Mario 64 DS (DS)
Nintendo, Platform
58 341,914 849,194
32
341,876
Clubhouse Games (DS)
Nintendo, Misc
-67 341,876 341,876
33
325,447
Rogue Galaxy (PS2)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Role-Playing
4 325,447 325,447
34
1,769,918
Pokemon Emerald Version (GBA)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
68 316,750 1,769,918
35
307,050
Tekken 5 (PS2)
Namco Bandai, Fighting
20 307,050 307,050
36
295,425
Pokemon XD: Gale of Darkness (GC)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
22 295,425 295,425
37
475,694
Hot Shots Golf: Open Tee (PSP)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Sports
55 293,319 475,694
38
289,177
Monster Hunter Freedom (PSP)
Capcom, Role-Playing
5 289,177 289,177
39
288,331
Radiata Stories (PS2)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
25 288,331 288,331
40
287,836
Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening (PS2)
Capcom, Action
17 287,836 287,836
41
286,814
Kirby: Canvas Curse (DS)
Nintendo, Platform
41 286,814 286,814
42
266,224
Naruto: Gekitou Ninja Taisen! 4 (GC)
Tomy Corporation, Fighting
6 266,224 266,224
43
262,206
Naruto: Ultimate Ninja 3 (JP sales) (PS2)
Namco Bandai, Fighting
2 262,206 262,206
44
258,170
Yakuza (PS2)
Sega, Adventure
4 258,170 258,170
45
257,972
A.C.E.: Another Century's Episode (PS2)
Banpresto, Simulation
24 257,972 257,972
46
252,300
Mario Party Advance (GBA)
Nintendo, Misc
51 252,300 252,300
47
240,218
Pokemon Trozei! (DS)
Nintendo, Puzzle
11 240,218 240,218
48
237,162
Mario Superstar Baseball (GC)
Nintendo, Sports
24 237,162 237,162
49
234,874
Grandia III (PS2)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
22 234,874 234,874
50
232,375
Monster Hunter G (PS2)
Capcom, Role-Playing
31 232,375 232,375
51
3,604,145
Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King (PS2)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
58 229,188 3,604,145
52
219,477
Naruto: Ninja Council 2 - European Edition (DS)
Tomy Corporation, Fighting
37 219,477 219,477
53
218,948
World Soccer Winning Eleven 9 (JP & Others sales) (PSP)
Konami, Sports
16 218,948 218,948
54
216,915
Tales of Eternia (PSP)
Namco Bandai, Role-Playing
44 216,915 216,915
55
215,823
Resident Evil 4 (GC)
Capcom, Action
22 215,823 215,823
56
205,635
Yoshi Touch & Go (JP sales) (DS)
Nintendo, Platform
49 205,635 205,635
57
202,769
Touhoku Daigaku Mirai Kagaku Gijutsu Kyoudou Kenkyuu Center Kawashima Ryuuta Kyouju Kanshu: Nou Ryoku Trainer Portable (PSP)
Sega, Misc
11 202,769 202,769
58
2,889,631
Pokemon FireRed / LeafGreen Version (GBA)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
101 201,097 2,889,631
59
195,749
Shadow of the Colossus (PS2)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
10 195,749 195,749
60
194,402
Star Fox: Assault (GC)
Nintendo, Shooter
34 194,402 194,402
61
192,632
Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime (DS)
Square Enix, Adventure
5 192,632 192,632
62
188,488
Ratchet: Deadlocked (PS2)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Shooter
6 188,488 188,488
63
183,923
Dragon Ball Z: Supersonic Warriors 2 (DS)
Namco Bandai, Fighting
5 183,923 183,923
64
177,466
Super Robot Taisen J (GBA)
Banpresto, Strategy
16 177,466 177,466
65
177,220
Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny: Generation of C.E. (PS2)
Namco Bandai, Action
13 177,220 177,220
66
171,446
Mario Tennis: Power Tour (GBA)
Nintendo, Sports
16 171,446 171,446
67
167,275
Devil Kings (PS2)
Capcom, Action
24 167,275 167,275
68
165,790
Global Defence Force (PS2)
D3 Publisher, Shooter
23 165,790 165,790
69
164,899
Momotarou Dentetsu 15 (PS2)
Hudson Soft, Misc
4 164,899 164,899
70
301,414
Dynasty Warriors (PSP)
Tecmo Koei, Action
55 158,066 301,414
71
155,790
Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance (GC)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
18 155,790 155,790
72
154,861
Summon Night EX-Thesis: Yoake no Tsubasa (PS2)
Banpresto, Role-Playing
22 154,861 154,861
73
151,726
Super Princess Peach (DS)
Nintendo, Platform
11 151,726 151,726
74
151,523
Final Fantasy IV Advance (GBA)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
3 151,523 151,523
75
300,145
Ridge Racer (PSP)
Namco Bandai, Racing
55 146,200 300,145
76
145,870
Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love (PS2)
Sega, Role-Playing
26 145,870 145,870
77
137,056
Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
1 137,056 137,056
78
135,300
Dr. Mario / Puzzle League (GBA)
Nintendo, Puzzle
16 135,300 135,300
79
133,023
Front Mission 5: Scars of the War (PS2)
Square Enix, Strategy
1 133,023 133,023
80
131,918
Hisshou Pachinko*Pachi-Slot Kouryaku Series Vol. 1: CR Shinseiki Evangelion (PS2)
D3 Publisher, Misc
11 131,918 131,918
81
129,203
SoulCalibur III (PS2)
Namco Bandai, Fighting
6 129,203 129,203
82
366,719
Pokemon Dash (DS)
Nintendo, Racing
57 128,992 366,719
83
815,507
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (PS2)
Konami, Action
45 127,485 815,507
84
126,921
Naruto RPG 2: Chidori vs Rasengan (DS)
Tomy Corporation, Role-Playing
25 126,921 126,921
85
122,465
Harvest Moon DS (jp sales) (DS)
Marvelous Interactive, Simulation
42 122,465 122,465
86
59,179
Taiko no Tatsujin: Go! Go! Godaime (PS2)
Namco Bandai, Misc
56 118,079 59,179
87
116,728
Kouchuu Ouja Mushi King: Greatest Champion e no Michi DS (DS)
Sega, Action
4 116,728 116,728
88
116,220
Trace Memory (DS)
Nintendo, Adventure
30 116,220 116,220
89
115,507
Ape Escape: On the Loose (PSP)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Platform
42 115,507 115,507
90
762,778
Kirby & the Amazing Mirror (GBA)
Nintendo, Platform
90 113,596 762,778
91
112,918
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney (DS)
Capcom, Adventure
16 112,918 112,918
92
599,691
Mario Party 6 (GC)
Nintendo, Misc
41 112,856 599,691
93
108,361
Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence (PS2)
Konami, Action
2 108,361 108,361
94
131,057
Ape Escape Academy (jp sales) (PSP)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Misc
53 107,557 131,057
95
5,275,953
Pokemon Ruby / Sapphire Version (GBA)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
163 104,679 5,275,953
96
426,404
Naruto: Gekitou Ninja Taisen! 3 (GC)
Tomy Corporation, Fighting
43 104,457 426,404
97
104,313
J-League Winning Eleven 9: Asia Championship (PS2)
Konami, Sports
7 104,313 104,313
98
494,272
Kingdom Hearts: Final Mix (PS2)
Square, Role-Playing
158 99,592 494,272
99
99,501
Power Pocket Koushien (DS)
Konami, Sports
22 99,501 99,501
100
97,899
Yu-Gi-Oh! Nightmare Troubadour (JP sales) (DS)
Konami, Action
24 97,899 97,899

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Japan Hardware by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
DS 4,227,808(+203%) 5,621,590
PSP 2,220,501(+374%) 2,689,389
X360 85,023(++374%) 85,023
Total 6,533,332(+251%)  

Japan Software by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
PS2 14,827,513(-9%) 94,647,515
DS 12,248,464(+616%) 13,957,989
GBA 4,456,758(-65%) 43,487,745
PSP 2,603,848(+252%) 3,344,563
GC 2,601,164(-26%) 20,736,517
X360 143,374(-26%) 143,374
XB 6,536(-97%) 1,232,488
Total 36,887,657(+5%)