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
4,473,692
Pokemon Diamond / Pearl Version (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
15 4,473,692 4,473,692
2
3,960,355
New Super Mario Bros. (DS)
Nintendo, Platform
32 3,960,355 3,960,355
3
3,837,386
Brain Age 2: More Training in Minutes a Day (DS)
Nintendo, Misc
53 3,410,055 3,837,386
4
3,814,703
Animal Crossing: Wild World (DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
58 2,412,341 3,814,703
5
2,324,803
Final Fantasy XII (PS2)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
42 2,324,803 2,324,803
6
3,160,414
Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day (DS)
Nintendo, Misc
85 1,938,022 3,160,414
7
1,649,456
English Training: Have Fun Improving Your Skills! (DS)
Nintendo, Misc
49 1,649,456 1,649,456
8
1,935,698
Mario Kart DS (DS)
Nintendo, Racing
56 1,082,210 1,935,698
9
1,051,112
Winning Eleven: Pro Evolution Soccer 2007 (PS2)
Konami, Sports
36 1,051,112 1,051,112
10
999,891
Tetris DS (DS)
Nintendo, Puzzle
36 999,891 999,891
11
963,554
Kanshuu Nippon Joushikiryoku Kentei Kyoukai: Imasara Hito ni wa Kikenai Otona no Joushikiryoku Training DS (DS)
Nintendo, Misc
10 963,554 963,554
12
958,188
Final Fantasy III (DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
19 958,188 958,188
13
792,372
Oshare Majo Love and Berry: DS Collection (DS)
Sega, Misc
6 792,372 792,372
14
742,533
Kirby Squeak Squad (DS)
Nintendo, Platform
9 742,533 742,533
15
729,528
Tamagotchi Connection: Corner Shop 2 (DS)
Namco Bandai, Simulation
23 729,528 729,528
16
711,184
Pokemon Ranger (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
41 711,184 711,184
17
707,078
Personal Trainer: Cooking (DS)
Nintendo, Misc
24 707,078 707,078
18
627,022
Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker (DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
1 627,022 627,022
19
577,014
Wii Sports (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
5 577,014 577,014
20
860,744
Monster Hunter Freedom (PSP)
Capcom, Role-Playing
57 571,567 860,744
21
562,331
Samurai Warriors 2 (PS2)
Tecmo Koei, Action
24 562,331 562,331
22
549,924
Jump Ultimate Stars (DS)
Nintendo, Fighting
6 549,924 549,924
23
547,772
Monster Hunter 2 (PS2)
Capcom, Role-Playing
46 547,772 547,772
24
528,754
Wii Play (Wii)
Nintendo, Misc
5 528,754 528,754
25
526,681
Hot Shots Tennis (PS2)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Sports
16 526,681 526,681
26
513,265
Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII (PS2)
Square Enix, Shooter
39 513,265 513,265
27
1,441,353
Big Brain Academy (DS)
Nintendo, Misc
79 456,955 1,441,353
28
456,223
Yakuza 2 (PS2)
Sega, Adventure
4 456,223 456,223
29
440,972
Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny: Rengou vs. Z.A.F.T. II Plus (PS2)
Namco Bandai, Shooter
4 440,972 440,972
30
426,273
Mario Hoops 3 on 3 (DS)
Nintendo, Sports
23 426,273 426,273
31
425,711
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3 (PS2)
Namco Bandai, Fighting
-39 425,711 425,711
32
1,510,735
Nintendogs (DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
89 421,997 1,510,735
33
388,900
Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria (PS2)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
19 388,900 388,900
34
381,260
Mother 3 (GBA)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
37 381,260 381,260
35
351,732
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 13 (PS2)
Konami, Sports
25 351,732 351,732
36
345,146
Tales of Destiny (PS2)
Namco Bandai, Role-Playing
5 345,146 345,146
37
600,017
Yakuza (PS2)
Sega, Adventure
56 341,847 600,017
38
335,838
Zaidan Houjin Nippon Kanji Nouryoko Kentei Kyoukai Kounin: KanKen DS (DS)
Rocket Company, Misc
14 335,838 335,838
39
335,323
Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams (PS2)
Capcom, Action
20 335,323 335,323
40
639,955
Clubhouse Games (DS)
Nintendo, Misc
-15 298,079 639,955
41
1,124,753
Tamagotchi Connection: Corner Shop (DS)
Namco Bandai, Simulation
53 296,366 1,124,753
42
430,077
Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
49 293,021 430,077
43
292,205
Children of Mana (DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
36 292,205 292,205
44
290,002
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (Wii)
Nintendo, Adventure
5 290,002 290,002
45
286,141
Dragon Quest: Shounen Yangus to Fushigi no Dungeon (PS2)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
22 286,141 286,141
46
270,787
SD Gundam G Generation Portable (PSP)
Namco Bandai, Strategy
22 270,787 270,787
47
268,924
Rhythm Tengoku (GBA)
Nintendo, Misc
22 268,924 268,924
48
261,615
Sengoku Basara 2 (PS2)
Capcom, Action
23 261,615 261,615
49
248,080
Final Fantasy V Advance (GBA)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
12 248,080 248,080
50
234,506
Mobile Suit Gundam: Climax U.C. (PS2)
Namco Bandai, Action
16 234,506 234,506
51
232,467
Let's Make a Soccer Team! (PS2)
Sega, Sports
22 232,467 232,467
52
230,396
Jissen Pachi-Slot Hisshouhou! Hokuto no Ken SE (PS2)
Sega, Misc
22 230,396 230,396
53
226,306
Mega Man Star Force Dragon / Leo / Pegasus (DS)
Capcom, Role-Playing
3 226,306 226,306
54
224,048
Final Fantasy VI Advance (GBA)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
5 224,048 224,048
55
223,453
Digimon World DS (JP sales) (DS)
Namco Bandai, Role-Playing
29 223,453 223,453
56
219,387
Zaidan Houjin Nippon Kanji Nouryoku Kentei Kyoukai Koushiki Soft: 200 Mannin no KanKen: Tokoton Kanji Nou (DS)
IE Institute, Misc
8 219,387 219,387
57
217,086
Freshly-Picked: Tingle's Rosy Rupeeland (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
18 217,086 217,086
58
217,029
Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops (PSP)
Konami, Action
2 217,029 217,029
59
216,851
Jikkyou Powerful Major League (PS2)
Konami, Sports
25 216,851 216,851
60
216,485
Dawn of Mana (PS2)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
2 216,485 216,485
61
1,362,568
Classic NES Series: Super Mario Bros. (GBA)
Nintendo, Platform
151 212,379 1,362,568
62
1,118,576
Kingdom Hearts II (PS2)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
44 206,911 1,118,576
63
206,478
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 (jp sales) (PS2)
Atlus, Role-Playing
20 206,478 206,478
64
201,581
Kenkou Ouen Recipe 1000: DS Kondate Zenshuu (DS)
Nintendo, Misc
4 201,581 201,581
65
200,706
WarioWare: Smooth Moves (Wii)
Nintendo, Puzzle
5 200,706 200,706
66
198,841
Ace Combat Zero: The Belkan War (PS2)
Namco Bandai, Simulation
23 198,841 198,841
67
198,414
Super Mario Strikers (GC)
Nintendo, Sports
50 198,414 198,414
68
192,718
Super Dragon Ball Z (PS2)
Banpresto, Fighting
27 192,718 192,718
69
191,673
Suikoden V (PS2)
Konami, Role-Playing
25 191,673 191,673
70
1,082,612
WarioWare Touched! (DS)
Nintendo, Puzzle
109 188,918 1,082,612
71
188,617
Hisshou Pachinko*Pachi-Slot Kouryaku Series Vol. 5: CR Shinseiki Evangelion * Pachi-Slot Shinseiki Evangelion (PS2)
D3 Publisher, Misc
30 188,617 188,617
72
186,868
Phantasy Star Universe (PS2)
Sega, Role-Playing
18 186,868 186,868
73
179,739
A.C.E.: Another Century's Episode 2 (PS2)
Banpresto, Simulation
18 179,739 179,739
74
179,044
J-League Winning Eleven 10 + Europa League 06-07 (PS2)
Konami, Sports
6 179,044 179,044
75
1,948,808
Pokemon Emerald Version (GBA)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
120 178,890 1,948,808
76
177,291
Xenosaga Episode III: Also sprach Zarathustra (PS2)
Namco Bandai, Role-Playing
17 177,291 177,291
77
172,484
Sudoku Gridmaster (JP sales) (DS)
Hudson Soft, Puzzle
41 172,484 172,484
78
170,723
Samurai Warriors 2: Empires (PS2)
Tecmo Koei, Action
7 170,723 170,723
79
167,414
.hack//G.U. Vol.1//Rebirth (PS2)
Namco Bandai, Role-Playing
33 167,414 167,414
80
166,628
Densetsu no Stafi 4 (DS)
Nintendo, Platform
38 166,628 166,628
81
742,979
Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team (GBA)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
59 164,573 742,979
82
163,549
Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth (PSP)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
38 163,549 163,549
83
1,011,773
Super Mario 64 DS (DS)
Nintendo, Platform
110 162,579 1,011,773
84
162,471
(PS2)
Sega, Adventure
23 162,471 162,471
85
160,804
Pro Yakyuu Spirits 3 (PS2)
Konami, Sports
28 160,804 160,804
86
160,467
Tales of the Tempest (DS)
Namco Bandai, Role-Playing
10 160,467 160,467
87
159,774
Summon Night 4 (PS2)
Banpresto, Role-Playing
5 159,774 159,774
88
159,624
Winning Eleven: Pro Evolution Soccer 2007 (DS)
Konami, Sports
9 159,624 159,624
89
156,353
.hack//G.U. Vol.2//Reminisce (jp sales) (PS2)
Namco Bandai, Role-Playing
14 156,353 156,353
90
153,270
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu Portable (PSP)
Konami, Sports
31 153,270 153,270
91
153,221
Master of Illusion (DS)
Nintendo, Puzzle
7 153,221 153,221
92
152,388
Tales of the World: Radiant Mythology (PSP)
Namco Bandai, Role-Playing
2 152,388 152,388
93
149,793
Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories (PS2)
Nippon Ichi Software, Role-Playing
24 149,793 149,793
94
149,374
LocoRoco (PSP)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Platform
25 149,374 149,374
95
149,047
Okami (PS2)
Capcom, Adventure
26 149,047 149,047
96
260,210
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney (DS)
Capcom, Adventure
68 147,292 260,210
97
145,851
Battle Stadium D.O.N (PS2)
Namco Bandai, Fighting
24 145,851 145,851
98
145,463
DS Rakubiki Jiten (DS)
Nintendo, Misc
81 145,463 145,463
99
144,391
Momotarou Dentetsu 16 (PS2)
Hudson Soft, Misc
4 144,391 144,391
100
141,151
Minna no DS Seminar: Kanpeki Kanji Ryoku (DS)
TDK Core, Misc
24 141,151 141,151

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Japan Hardware by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
DS 8,403,838(+99%) 14,025,428
PSP 1,856,229(-16%) 4,545,618
Wii 958,199(-16%) 958,199
PS3 472,605(-16%) 472,605
X360 200,291(+136%) 285,314
Total 11,891,162(+82%)  

Japan Software by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
DS 37,197,466(+204%) 51,155,455
PS2 19,417,752(+31%) 114,065,267
PSP 5,272,495(+102%) 8,617,058
GBA 2,658,338(-40%) 46,146,083
Wii 2,034,443(-40%) 2,034,443
X360 736,172(+413%) 879,546
GC 583,529(-78%) 21,320,046
PS3 470,616(-78%) 470,616
Total 68,370,811(+85%)