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
2,541,984
Monster Hunter X (3DS)
Capcom, Action
6 2,541,984 2,541,984
2
2,137,693
Yo-Kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team / White Dog Squad (3DS)
Level 5, Action
26 2,137,693 2,137,693
3
1,311,582
Doubutsu no Mori: Happy Home Designer (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
23 1,311,582 1,311,582
4
1,148,163
Splatoon (WiiU)
Nintendo, Shooter
32 1,148,163 1,148,163
5
833,735
Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King (3DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
19 833,735 833,735
6
730,899
Super Mario Maker (WiiU)
Nintendo, Adventure
17 730,899 730,899
7
712,244
Monster Strike 3DS (3DS)
mixi, Inc, Action
3 712,244 712,244
8
632,668
Rhythm Heaven: The Best+ (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
30 632,668 632,668
9
2,669,597
Youkai Watch 2 Shinuchi (3DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
56 625,272 2,669,597
10
579,924
MineCraft (PSV)
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, Adventure
42 579,924 579,924
11
507,336
Fire Emblem Fates: Black Kingdom / White Kingdom (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
28 507,336 507,336
12
481,167
Dragon Quest Heroes (PS3)
Square Enix, Action
45 481,167 481,167
13
2,909,367
Pocket Monsters Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
59 464,094 2,909,367
14
458,882
The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
47 458,882 458,882
15
444,783
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (PS4)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
18 444,783 444,783
16
406,780
Tales of Zesteria (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
50 406,780 406,780
17
353,635
God Eater 2: Rage Burst (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
46 353,635 353,635
18
2,365,983
Dairantou Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS (3DS)
Nintendo, Fighting
69 350,091 2,365,983
19
342,091
Dragon Quest Heroes (PS4)
Square Enix, Action
45 342,091 342,091
20
1,184,845
Mario Kart 8 (WiiU)
Nintendo, Racing
84 340,711 1,184,845
21
329,618
Puzzle & Dragons Z + Super Mario Bros. Edition (3DS)
Unknown, Action
36 329,618 329,618
22
307,185
Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
16 307,185 307,185
23
264,727
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 (PS4)
Activision, Shooter
9 264,727 264,727
24
252,008
Bloodborne (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
41 252,008 252,008
25
730,026
Dairantou Smash Bros. for Wii U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Fighting
57 250,934 730,026
26
2,610,484
Monster Hunter 4G (3DS)
Capcom, Role-Playing
65 245,838 2,610,484
27
4,224,269
Animal Crossing: Jump Out (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
165 240,648 4,224,269
28
236,359
Yakuza 0 (PS3)
Sega, Action
43 236,359 236,359
29
224,520
Girls Mode 3: Kirakira Code (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
38 224,520 224,520
30
215,980
Sword Art Online: Lost Song (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
41 215,980 215,980
31
212,396
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (PS3)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
18 212,396 212,396
32
207,676
Mario Party 10 (WiiU)
Nintendo, Misc
43 207,676 207,676
33
199,699
Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
5 199,699 199,699
34
193,025
Great Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Naruhodou Ryuunosuke no Bouken (3DS)
Capcom, Action
18 193,025 193,025
35
188,945
Star Wars Battlefront (2015) (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
7 188,945 188,945
36
179,652
God Eater Resurrection (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
10 179,652 179,652
37
178,816
Fallout 4 (PS4)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
3 178,816 178,816
38
176,550
One Piece: Kaizoku Musou 3 (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
41 176,550 176,550
39
172,100
3rd Super Robot Wars Z: Tengoku-Hen (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
40 172,100 172,100
40
169,394
Bravely Second (3DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
37 169,394 169,394
41
169,071
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (PS4)
Screenlife, Role-Playing
33 169,071 169,071
42
380,962
Dragon Quest X: Mezameshi Itsutsu no Shuzoku Online (WiiU)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
145 157,773 380,962
43
2,591,877
Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
214 153,280 2,591,877
44
151,139
Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
43 151,139 151,139
45
149,938
Yakuza 0 (PS4)
Sega, Action
43 149,938 149,938
46
146,296
Legend of Zelda: Triforce Heroes (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
11 146,296 146,296
47
146,246
Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butouden (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
30 146,246 146,246
48
144,584
3rd Super Robot Wars Z: Tengoku-Hen (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
40 144,584 144,584
49
144,152
Resident Evil: Revelations 2 (PS3)
Capcom, Action
42 144,152 144,152
50
140,635
Final Fantasy Type-0 (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
42 140,635 140,635
51
139,989
Theatrhythm Dragon Quest (3DS)
Square Enix, Misc
41 139,989 139,989
52
137,608
Persona 4: Dancing All Night (PSV)
Atlus, Misc
28 137,608 137,608
53
135,882
Tokyo Xanadu (PSV)
Nihon Falcom Corporation, Role-Playing
14 135,882 135,882
54
134,974
Pro Baseball Spirits 2015 (PS3)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
41 134,974 134,974
55
246,450
Grand Theft Auto V (PS4)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
56 133,123 246,450
56
131,946
Xenoblade Chronicles X (WiiU)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
36 131,946 131,946
57
131,906
Super Robot Wars BX (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
12 131,906 131,906
58
129,453
Monster Hunter Diary: Poka Poka Airou Village DX (3DS)
Capcom, Action
17 129,453 129,453
59
129,056
Battlefield: Hardline (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
42 129,056 129,056
60
127,795
Dragon Ball: Xenoverse (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
48 127,795 127,795
61
3,160,089
Youkai Watch 2 Ganso/Honke (3DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
78 126,878 3,160,089
62
120,716
Pro Baseball Spirits 2015 (PSV)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
41 120,716 120,716
63
949,564
Dragon Quest X: Mezameshi Itsutsu no Shuzoku Online (Wii)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
179 117,439 949,564
64
117,396
Disney Magic World 2 (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
4 117,396 117,396
65
116,800
Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 (PS3)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
16 116,800 116,800
66
112,787
Assassination Classroom: Grand Siege on Kuro-sensei (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
43 112,787 112,787
67
112,704
One Piece: Kaizoku Musou 3 (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
41 112,704 112,704
68
112,670
7th Dragon III Code: VFD (3DS)
Sega, Action
12 112,670 112,670
69
112,466
Etrian Odyssey x Mystery Dungeon (3DS)
Atlus, Role-Playing
44 112,466 112,466
70
109,942
Kirby and the Rainbow Curse (WiiU)
Nintendo, Platform
50 109,942 109,942
71
108,041
Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme VS Force (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
2 108,041 108,041
72
106,733
Xenoblade Chronicles (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
40 106,733 106,733
73
100,169
Yoshi's Woolly World (WiiU)
Nintendo, Platform
25 100,169 100,169
74
99,875
Dragon Ball: Xenoverse (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
48 99,875 99,875
75
99,178
Samurai Warriors 4-II (PS3)
Tecmo Koei, Action
47 99,178 99,178
76
281,949
Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission 2 (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Strategy
74 98,638 281,949
77
98,144
Picross 3D 2 (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
14 98,144 98,144
78
97,675
Taiko no Tatsujin: V Version (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
18 97,675 97,675
79
96,318
Famista Returns (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
13 96,318 96,318
80
95,285
Super Run For Money Tousouchuu Atsumare! Saikyou no Tousou Monotachi (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
26 95,285 95,285
81
95,150
The Legend of Legacy (3DS)
FuRyu, Action
50 95,150 95,150
82
94,422
Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 (PS4)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
16 94,422 94,422
83
90,270
Resident Evil: Revelations 2 (PS4)
Capcom, Action
42 90,270 90,270
84
90,128
Sumikko Gurashi: Omise Hajimerundesu (3DS)
Nippon Columbia, Action
7 90,128 90,128
85
90,065
Batman: Arkham Knight (PS4)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
25 90,065 90,065
86
89,897
Sword Art Online: Lost Song (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
41 89,897 89,897
87
89,282
One Piece: Kaizoku Musou 3 (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
41 89,282 89,282
88
89,248
Far Cry 4 (PS4)
Ubisoft, Shooter
49 89,248 89,248
89
89,233
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker (3DS)
Atlus, Role-Playing
49 89,233 89,233
90
88,788
Return to PopoloCrois: A Story of Seasons (3DS)
Marvelous Entertainment, Action
29 88,788 88,788
91
87,395
Earth Defense Force 2025.1: The Shadow of New Despair (PS4)
D3Publisher, Action
40 87,395 87,395
92
87,143
Sengoku Basara 4: Sumeragi (PS3)
Capcom, Action
16 87,143 87,143
93
2,424,546
New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
180 85,629 2,424,546
94
765,407
Kirby: Triple Deluxe (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
104 85,535 765,407
95
942,607
Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
117 85,480 942,607
96
82,599
Senran Kagura: Estival Versus (PSV)
Marvelous Interactive, Action
41 82,599 82,599
97
80,868
PriPara Mezase! Idol Grand Prix No.1! (3DS)
Takara Tomy, Action
11 80,868 80,868
98
80,529
God Eater 2: Rage Burst (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
46 80,529 80,529
99
80,359
Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai 2 (3DS)
Sega, Misc
87 80,359 80,359
100
77,523
Dying Light (PS4)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Action
38 77,523 77,523

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Japan Hardware by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
3DS 2,161,103(-32%) 20,218,690
PS4 1,268,967(+28%) 2,261,079
PSV 991,983(-12%) 4,521,596
WiiU 848,856(+43%) 3,020,227
PS3 187,307(-57%) 10,391,711
XOne 18,897(-59%) 64,533
Wii 1,402(-81%) 12,767,897
X360 868(-90%) 1,663,054
Total 5,479,383(-14%)  

Japan Software by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
3DS 18,137,798(-20%) 89,772,305
PS4 5,800,965(+124%) 8,385,019
PSV 5,772,474(+16%) 17,228,250
PS3 4,627,931(-38%) 78,413,595
WiiU 3,965,565(+22%) 11,085,409
Wii 241,289(-32%) 69,247,353
PSP 177,274(-74%) 77,296,729
XOne 157,512(+44%) 267,091
DS 21,776(-61%) 175,160,611
X360 18,243(-91%) 12,669,052
Total 38,920,827(-8%)