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
1,189,238
Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
5 1,189,238 1,189,238
2
1,092,219
Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
9 1,092,219 1,092,219
3
986,674
Monster Hunter 3G (3DS)
Capcom, Role-Playing
4 986,674 986,674
4
4,609,096
Monster Hunter Freedom 3 (PSP)
Capcom, Role-Playing
57 846,748 4,609,096
5
753,522
Final Fantasy Type-0 (PSP)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
10 753,522 753,522
6
716,727
Final Fantasy XIII-2 (PS3)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
3 716,727 716,727
7
672,161
Rhythm Heaven (Wii)
Nintendo, Misc
24 672,161 672,161
8
637,940
Tales of Xillia (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
17 637,940 637,940
9
610,286
Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 Professional (DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
40 610,286 610,286
10
2,805,327
Wii Sports Resort (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
132 587,815 2,805,327
11
2,236,384
Wii Party (Wii)
Nintendo, Misc
78 554,185 2,236,384
12
532,771
Kirby's Return to Dreamland (Wii)
Nintendo, Platform
10 532,771 532,771
13
489,758
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D (3DS)
Nintendo, Adventure
29 489,758 489,758
14
462,864
Dynasty Warriors 7 (PS3)
Tecmo Koei, Action
43 462,864 462,864
15
460,286
Dissidia 012: Duodecim Final Fantasy (PSP)
Square Enix, Fighting
44 460,286 460,286
16
457,475
Monster Hunter Portable 3rd HD Ver. (PS3)
Capcom, Role-Playing
19 457,475 457,475
17
457,465
Just Dance Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Misc
12 457,465 457,465
18
454,663
Nintendogs + cats (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
45 454,663 454,663
19
5,505,220
(DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
68 454,312 5,505,220
20
452,195
Kidou Senshi Gundam: Extreme VS (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
5 452,195 452,195
21
428,297
Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 (PS3)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
13 428,297 428,297
22
423,381
Dai-2-Ji Super Robot Taisen Z: Hakai-hen (PSP)
Banpresto, Strategy
38 423,381 423,381
23
420,995
Yakuza: Dead Souls (PS3)
Sega, Shooter
30 420,995 420,995
24
420,825
Dragon Quest 25 Shuunen Kinin: Famicom andamp;amp; Super Famicom Dragon Quest I-II-III (Wii)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
16 420,825 420,825
25
379,655
Dark Souls (PS3)
From Software, Role-Playing
15 379,655 379,655
26
370,646
Phantasy Star Portable 2: Infinity (PSP)
Sega, Role-Playing
45 370,646 370,646
27
3,399,382
Mario Kart Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Racing
195 366,012 3,399,382
28
365,208
Danball Senki (PSP)
Level 5, Role-Playing
29 365,208 365,208
29
354,783
Professor Layton and the Mask of Miracle (3DS)
Level 5, Adventure
45 354,783 354,783
30
352,208
Kirby: Mass Attack (DS)
Nintendo, Platform
22 352,208 352,208
31
343,096
SD Gundam G Generation World (PSP)
Namco Bandai Games, Strategy
45 343,096 343,096
32
341,333
AKB1/48: Idol to Guam de Koishitara... (PSP)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
13 341,333 341,333
33
1,012,101
Donkey Kong Country Returns (Wii)
Nintendo, Platform
56 337,957 1,012,101
34
334,517
Samurai Warriors 3Z (PS3)
Tecmo Koei, Action
47 334,517 334,517
35
315,559
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (PS3)
Square Enix, Shooter
7 315,559 315,559
36
301,809
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (Wii)
Nintendo, Adventure
6 301,809 301,809
37
283,838
Inazuma Eleven GO (3DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
3 283,838 283,838
38
281,721
Tales of the World: Radiant Mythology 3 (PSP)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
47 281,721 281,721
39
275,453
One Piece: Gigant Battle 2 Shin Sekai (DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
7 275,453 275,453
40
273,787
Musou Orochi 2 (PS3)
Tecmo Koei, Action
2 273,787 273,787
41
4,474,248
New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Wii)
Nintendo, Platform
109 271,830 4,474,248
42
271,100
Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Extend (PSP)
Sega, Misc
8 271,100 271,100
43
266,350
MonHun Nikki: Poka Poka Ailu Mura G (PSP)
Capcom, Role-Playing
21 266,350 266,350
44
262,916
(3DS)
Nintendo, Action
21 262,916 262,916
45
2,466,163
Wii Fit Plus (Wii)
Nintendo, Sports
118 249,526 2,466,163
46
249,168
Taiko no Tatsujin Portable DX (PSP)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
25 249,168 249,168
47
241,795
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2011 (PS3)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
25 241,795 241,795
48
238,110
Pro Yakyuu Spirits 2011 (PSP)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
38 238,110 238,110
49
229,254
Inazuma Eleven Strikers (Wii)
Level 5, Role-Playing
25 229,254 229,254
50
228,945
Ace Attorney Investigations 2 (DS)
Capcom, Adventure
48 228,945 228,945
51
227,119
One Piece Unlimited Cruise SP (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
32 227,119 227,119
52
226,364
(Wii)
Nintendo, Adventure
8 226,364 226,364
53
217,976
Final Fantasy IV: The Complete Collection (PSP)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
41 217,976 217,976
54
197,110
Catherine (PS3)
Atlus, Adventure
46 197,110 197,110
55
194,769
Gekijouban Macross F: Sayonara no Tsubasa - Hybrid Pack (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
11 194,769 194,769
56
194,373
Ace Combat: Assault Horizon (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
12 194,373 194,373
57
193,967
Sengoku Basara 3 Utage (PS3)
Capcom, Action
8 193,967 193,967
58
193,820
Battle andamp;amp; Get! Pokemon Typing DS (DS)
Nintendo, Misc
37 193,820 193,820
59
192,703
Valkyria Chronicles III: Unrecorded Chronicles (PSP)
Sega, Role-Playing
49 192,703 192,703
60
192,072
J-League Pro Soccer Club o Tsukurou! 7 Euro Plus (PSP)
Sega, Sports
22 192,072 192,072
61
189,547
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2011 (PSP)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
25 189,547 189,547
62
184,486
The Legend of Heroes: Ao no Kiseki (PSP)
Falcom Corporation, Role-Playing
14 184,486 184,486
63
181,375
Go Vacation (Wii)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
11 181,375 181,375
64
181,000
Samurai Warriors Chronicles (3DS)
Tecmo Koei, Action
45 181,000 181,000
65
180,972
The Last Story (Wii)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
49 180,972 180,972
66
180,598
Toriko: Gourmet Survival! (PSP)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
22 180,598 180,598
67
178,733
Pro Yakyuu Spirits 2011 (PS3)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
38 178,733 178,733
68
174,967
Steins;Gate (PSP)
Kadokawa Shoten, Adventure
28 174,967 174,967
69
174,278
Taiko no Tatsujin Wii: Ketteiban (Wii)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
6 174,278 174,278
70
174,128
Battlefield 3 (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
9 174,128 174,128
71
6,408,117
New Super Mario Bros. (DS)
Nintendo, Platform
293 167,488 6,408,117
72
167,169
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
9 167,169 167,169
73
166,601
7th Dragon 2020 (PSP)
Sega, Role-Playing
6 166,601 166,601
74
163,720
Patapon 3 (PSP)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Platform
36 163,720 163,720
75
280,283
pro evolution soccer 2011 (PSP)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
59 163,570 280,283
76
385,839
Call of Duty: Black Ops (PS3)
Square Enix, Shooter
59 161,600 385,839
77
161,456
Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 (PSP)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
9 161,456 161,456
78
159,954
Atelier Meruru: Alchemist of Arland 3 (PS3)
Gust, Role-Playing
28 159,954 159,954
79
2,332,499
Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Wii)
Nintendo, Fighting
205 159,843 2,332,499
80
156,142
Biohazard: Revival Selection (PS3)
Capcom, Action
17 156,142 156,142
81
155,077
Way of the Samurai 4 (PS3)
Acquire, Action
44 155,077 155,077
82
153,588
Ore no Shikabane o Koete Yuke (PSP)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Role-Playing
8 153,588 153,588
83
153,451
Danball Senki Boost (PSP)
Level 5, Action
6 153,451 153,451
84
153,009
Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep - Final Mix (PSP)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
50 153,009 153,009
85
152,645
Sengoku Basara: Chronicle Heroes (PSP)
Capcom, Action
24 152,645 152,645
86
150,086
Amagami (PSP)
Kadokawa Shoten, Adventure
40 150,086 150,086
87
149,488
Wii Play: Motion (Wii)
Nintendo, Misc
26 149,488 149,488
88
431,292
Tongari Boushi to Mahou no Otana (DS)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Simulation
60 149,264 431,292
89
147,110
Tongari Boushi to Oshare na Mahou Tsukai (DS)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
4 147,110 147,110
90
146,241
Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii wake ga Nai Portable (PSP)
Banpresto, Adventure
49 146,241 146,241
91
4,040,115
Mario Kart DS (DS)
Nintendo, Racing
317 145,871 4,040,115
92
144,954
Fishing Resort (Wii)
Namco Bandai Games, Sports
22 144,954 144,954
93
539,938
Ninokuni: Shikkoku no Madoushi (DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
56 144,749 539,938
94
142,442
Kenka Banchou 5: Otoko no Housoku (PSP)
Spike, Action
49 142,442 142,442
95
139,830
Dynasty Warriors 7: Xtreme Legends (PS3)
Tecmo Koei, Action
14 139,830 139,830
96
285,867
Taiko no Tatsujin Wii: Minna de Party * 3-Yome! (Wii)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
57 137,933 285,867
97
137,398
Black * Rock Shooter: The Game (PSP)
Unknown, Role-Playing
19 137,398 137,398
98
136,633
Chikyuu Boueigun 2 Portable (PSP)
D3Publisher , Action
39 136,633 136,633
99
521,439
pro evolution soccer 2011 (PS3)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
62 135,836 521,439
100
135,782
Disgaea 4: A Promise Unforgotten (PS3)
Nippon Ichi Software, Role-Playing
45 135,782 135,782

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Japan Hardware by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
3DS 4,312,326(N/A) 4,312,326
PSP 2,029,757(-30%) 18,603,972
PS3 1,521,847(-2%) 7,662,294
Wii 875,543(-47%) 12,212,595
DS 646,448(-77%) 32,913,436
PSV 438,232(-77%) 438,232
X360 114,959(-46%) 1,558,023
Total 9,939,112(+8%)  

Japan Software by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
PSP 14,799,356(-11%) 63,607,709
PS3 13,374,595(+30%) 40,608,450
Wii 8,692,336(-28%) 62,128,014
3DS 7,775,690(-28%) 7,775,690
DS 6,651,927(-70%) 170,328,544
X360 1,922,598(-6%) 10,378,524
PSV 425,230(-6%) 425,230
PS2 213,451(-72%) 134,504,198
Total 53,855,183(-15%)