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
4,135,942
Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies (DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
26 4,135,942 4,135,942
2
3,556,510
Pokemon Heart Gold / Soul Silver Version (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
17 3,556,510 3,556,510
3
2,746,870
New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Platform
5 2,746,870 2,746,870
4
2,505,165
Tomodachi Collection (DS)
Nintendo, Misc
29 2,505,165 2,505,165
5
1,752,245
Final Fantasy XIII (PS3)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
3 1,752,245 1,752,245
6
1,632,956
Wii Sports Resort (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
28 1,632,956 1,632,956
7
1,417,374
Wii Fit Plus (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
14 1,417,374 1,417,374
8
994,840
Monster Hunter Tri (Wii)
Capcom, Role-Playing
23 994,840 994,840
9
982,512
Inazuma Eleven 2: Kyoui no Shinryokusha (DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
14 982,512 982,512
10
3,650,397
Monster Hunter Freedom Unite (PSP)
Capcom, Role-Playing
93 883,047 3,650,397
11
746,556
Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
47 746,556 746,556
12
609,752
Professor Layton and the Last Specter (DS)
Level 5, Adventure
6 609,752 609,752
13
530,181
Yakuza 3 (PS3)
Sega, Adventure
45 530,181 530,181
14
529,763
Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days (DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
32 529,763 529,763
15
499,220
Phantasy Star Portable 2 (PSP)
Sega, Role-Playing
5 499,220 499,220
16
498,057
Resident Evil 5 (PS3)
Capcom, Action
44 498,057 498,057
17
3,575,347
Wii Fit (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
110 476,237 3,575,347
18
427,904
The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks (DS)
Nintendo, Adventure
2 427,904 427,904
19
2,488,262
Mario Kart Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Racing
91 422,146 2,488,262
20
419,046
Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
38 419,046 419,046
21
398,612
Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 (PS3)
Konami, Sports
9 398,612 398,612
22
380,917
Dynasty Warriors: Strikeforce (PSP)
Tecmo Koei, Action
30 380,917 380,917
23
653,489
Taiko no Tatsujin Wii (Wii)
Namco Bandai, Misc
56 377,628 653,489
24
371,412
Mobile Suit Gundam: Gundam vs. Gundam NEXT PLUS (PSP)
Namco Bandai, Fighting
5 371,412 371,412
25
1,815,646
Rhythm Heaven (DS)
Nintendo, Misc
75 360,094 1,815,646
26
344,662
Tales of Vesperia (PS3)
Namco Bandai, Role-Playing
16 344,662 344,662
27
332,961
Tales of the World: Radiant Mythology 2 (PSP)
Namco Bandai, Role-Playing
37 332,961 332,961
28
309,679
SD Gundam G Generation Wars (PS2)
Namco Bandai, Strategy
22 309,679 309,679
29
5,862,615
New Super Mario Bros. (DS)
Nintendo, Platform
189 307,402 5,862,615
30
299,439
Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth (DS)
Capcom, Adventure
32 299,439 299,439
31
2,587,161
Pokemon Platinum Version (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
69 292,148 2,587,161
32
287,608
PokePark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure (Wii)
Nintendo, Adventure
5 287,608 287,608
33
285,028
Gran Turismo (PSP)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Racing
14 285,028 285,028
34
270,424
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time (DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
38 270,424 270,424
35
892,906
Style Savvy (DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
63 268,109 892,906
36
257,722
PES 2009: Pro Evolution Soccer (PS2)
Konami, Sports
49 257,722 257,722
37
249,182
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu Portable 4 (PSP)
Konami, Sports
16 249,182 249,182
38
246,680
Monster Hunter G (Wii)
Capcom, Role-Playing
37 246,680 246,680
39
245,593
Taiko no Tatsujin Wii: Dodon to 2 Yome! (Wii)
Namco Bandai, Misc
7 245,593 245,593
40
237,505
Mobile Suit Gundam Battlefield Record U.C.0081 (PS3)
Namco Bandai, Action
18 237,505 237,505
41
1,206,141
Animal Crossing: City Folk (Wii)
Nintendo, Simulation
59 236,241 1,206,141
42
3,724,397
Mario Kart DS (DS)
Nintendo, Racing
213 235,914 3,724,397
43
231,090
Samurai Warriors 3 (Wii)
Tecmo Koei, Action
5 231,090 231,090
44
229,410
Musou Orochi Z (PS3)
Tecmo Koei, Action
43 229,410 229,410
45
3,649,905
Wii Sports (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
162 226,559 3,649,905
46
224,547
Puyo Puyo 7 (DS)
Sega, Puzzle
23 224,547 224,547
47
223,080
Tales of VS. (PSP)
Namco Bandai, Fighting
22 223,080 223,080
48
220,425
New Play Control! Mario Power Tennis (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
51 220,425 220,425
49
211,609
Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light (DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
10 211,609 211,609
50
210,942
Dragon Ball Z: Attack of the Saiyans (DS)
Namco Bandai, Role-Playing
36 210,942 210,942
51
210,318
Star Ocean: The Last Hope (X360)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
29 210,318 210,318
52
207,169
Super Robot Taisen K (DS)
Namco Bandai, Strategy
33 207,169 207,169
53
205,168
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 Portable (PSP)
Atlus, Role-Playing
9 205,168 205,168
54
205,023
Bayonetta (PS3)
Sega, Action
10 205,023 205,023
55
204,275
The Idolm@ster SP: Wandering Star / Perfect Sun / Missing Moon (PSP)
Namco Bandai, Adventure
46 204,275 204,275
56
203,604
Sloane to MacHale no Nazo no Monogatari (DS)
Level 5, Puzzle
33 203,604 203,604
57
201,790
Love Plus (DS)
Konami, Simulation
18 201,790 201,790
58
199,922
Tales of Graces (Wii)
Namco Bandai, Role-Playing
4 199,922 199,922
59
194,962
WarioWare D.I.Y. (DS)
Nintendo, Misc
36 194,962 194,962
60
193,582
Sengoku Basara: Battle Heroes (PSP)
Capcom, Action
39 193,582 193,582
61
192,772
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games (DS)
Nintendo, Sports
7 192,772 192,772
62
5,225,573
Animal Crossing: Wild World (DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
215 181,266 5,225,573
63
180,723
Penguin no Mondai X: Tenkuu no 7 Senshi (DS)
Konami, Action
24 180,723 180,723
64
179,604
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (PS3)
Square Enix, Shooter
4 179,604 179,604
65
176,676
Kidou Senshi Gundam: Senjou no Kizuna Portable (PSP)
Namco Bandai, Strategy
29 176,676 176,676
66
449,759
Magician's Quest: Mysterious Times (DS)
Konami, Role-Playing
60 173,189 449,759
67
170,873
Hatsune Miku: Project Diva (PSP)
Sega, Misc
27 170,873 170,873
68
169,057
SaGa 2: Hihou Densetsu - Goddess of Destiny (DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
16 169,057 169,057
69
168,155
Monotaro Dentetsu 2010: Sengoku Ishin no Hero Daishuugou! no Maki (Wii)
Hudson Soft, Misc
6 168,155 168,155
70
817,147
Professor Layton and the Unwound Future (DS)
Level 5, Adventure
58 167,049 817,147
71
166,610
Tekken 6 (PS3)
Namco Bandai, Fighting
10 166,610 166,610
72
162,576
Picross 3D (DS)
Nintendo, Puzzle
43 162,576 162,576
73
2,825,055
Wii Play (Wii)
Nintendo, Misc
162 161,044 2,825,055
74
1,144,891
Kirby Super Star Ultra (DS)
Nintendo, Platform
61 159,540 1,144,891
75
641,373
Meccha! Taiko no Tatsujin Master DS: 7-tsu no Shima no Daibouken (DS)
Namco Bandai, Misc
89 158,664 641,373
76
156,001
Demon's Souls (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Role-Playing
48 156,001 156,001
77
155,141
J-League Pro Soccer Club o Tsukurou! 6: Pride of J (PSP)
Sega, Sports
8 155,141 155,141
78
153,609
Macross Ultimate Frontier (PSP)
Namco Bandai, Action
14 153,609 153,609
79
152,313
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2009 (PS2)
Konami, Sports
40 152,313 152,313
80
151,971
Dynasty Warriors 6 Empires (PS3)
Tecmo Koei, Action
32 151,971 151,971
81
910,734
Dissidia: Final Fantasy (PSP)
Square Enix, Fighting
40 151,136 910,734
82
150,817
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Heroes 3 (PSP)
Namco Bandai, Fighting
4 150,817 150,817
83
147,983
New Play Control! Pikmin 2 (Wii)
Nintendo, Strategy
43 147,983 147,983
84
146,599
Pro Yakyuu Spirits 6 (PS3)
Konami, Sports
25 146,599 146,599
85
144,224
Boku no Natsuyasumi 4: Seitouchi Shounen Tanteidan, Boku to Himitsu no Chizu (PSP)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Adventure
27 144,224 144,224
86
142,910
Street Fighter IV (PS3)
Capcom, Fighting
47 142,910 142,910
87
141,621
Okaeri! Chibi-Robo! Happy Richie Oosouji (DS)
Nintendo, Adventure
24 141,621 141,621
88
322,826
Momotarou Dentetsu 20-Shuunen (DS)
Hudson Soft, Misc
55 140,731 322,826
89
140,570
Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 (PSP)
Konami, Sports
4 140,570 140,570
90
378,471
Inazuma Eleven (DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
72 140,048 378,471
91
139,360
Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey (DS)
Atlus, Role-Playing
13 139,360 139,360
92
2,031,470
Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Wii)
Nintendo, Fighting
101 137,442 2,031,470
93
135,701
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
9 135,701 135,701
94
134,481
7th Dragon (DS)
Sega, Role-Playing
25 134,481 134,481
95
132,388
Pro Yakyuu Spirits 6 (PS2)
Konami, Sports
25 132,388 132,388
96
275,027
Power Pro Kun Pocket 11 (DS)
Konami, Sports
55 132,337 275,027
97
5,959,649
Pokemon Diamond / Pearl Version (DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
172 132,146 5,959,649
98
129,316
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona (PSP)
Atlus, Role-Playing
36 129,316 129,316
99
121,721
Power Pro Kun Pocket 12 (DS)
Konami, Sports
5 121,721 121,721
100
120,442
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor (DS)
Atlus, Role-Playing
27 120,442 120,442

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Japan Hardware by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
DS 3,980,353(-6%) 29,461,194
PSP 2,282,316(-40%) 13,690,445
Wii 2,020,780(-33%) 9,675,422
PS3 1,829,784(+72%) 4,586,809
X360 342,496(-1%) 1,231,479
Total 10,455,729(-16%)  

Japan Software by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
DS 26,371,990(-4%) 141,722,392
Wii 13,324,928(-6%) 41,399,578
PSP 8,800,538(-4%) 32,270,371
PS3 7,952,324(+44%) 16,942,692
PS2 2,727,234(-57%) 133,529,696
X360 2,236,785(+15%) 6,400,442
Total 61,413,799(-5%)