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
2,576,563
Youkai Watch 2 Shinuchi (3DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
17 532,238 2,576,563
2
451,996
Dragon Quest Heroes (PS3)
Square Enix, Action
6 451,996 451,996
3
411,819
The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
8 411,819 411,819
4
385,052
Tales of Zesteria (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
11 385,052 385,052
5
327,276
Dragon Quest Heroes (PS4)
Square Enix, Action
6 327,276 327,276
6
307,470
God Eater 2: Rage Burst (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
7 307,470 307,470
7
2,747,751
Pocket Monsters Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
20 302,478 2,747,751
8
2,222,116
Dairantou Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS (3DS)
Nintendo, Fighting
30 206,224 2,222,116
9
203,324
Yakuza 0 (PS3)
Sega, Action
4 203,324 203,324
10
174,531
Bloodborne (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
2 174,531 174,531
11
2,524,756
Monster Hunter 4G (3DS)
Capcom, Role-Playing
26 160,110 2,524,756
12
158,419
Sword Art Online: Lost Song (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
2 158,419 158,419
13
625,181
Dairantou Smash Bros. for Wii U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Fighting
18 146,089 625,181
14
119,680
Yakuza 0 (PS4)
Sega, Action
4 119,680 119,680
15
116,398
3rd Super Robot Wars Z: Tengoku-Hen (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
1 116,398 116,398
16
115,001
One Piece: Kaizoku Musou 3 (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
2 115,001 115,001
17
108,784
Final Fantasy Type-0 (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
3 108,784 108,784
18
107,929
Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
4 107,929 107,929
19
105,540
3rd Super Robot Wars Z: Tengoku-Hen (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
1 105,540 105,540
20
105,514
Mario Party 10 (WiiU)
Nintendo, Misc
4 105,514 105,514
21
946,866
Mario Kart 8 (WiiU)
Nintendo, Racing
45 102,732 946,866
22
101,988
Resident Evil: Revelations 2 (PS3)
Capcom, Action
3 101,988 101,988
23
94,408
Dragon Ball: Xenoverse (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
9 94,408 94,408
24
88,205
Battlefield: Hardline (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
3 88,205 88,205
25
3,121,063
Youkai Watch 2 Ganso/Honke (3DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
39 87,852 3,121,063
26
86,534
Theatrhythm Dragon Quest (3DS)
Square Enix, Misc
2 86,534 86,534
27
83,109
Etrian Odyssey x Mystery Dungeon (3DS)
Atlus, Role-Playing
5 83,109 83,109
28
78,635
Pro Baseball Spirits 2015 (PS3)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
2 78,635 78,635
29
4,061,124
Animal Crossing: Jump Out (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
126 77,503 4,061,124
30
75,864
Kirby and the Rainbow Curse (WiiU)
Nintendo, Platform
11 75,864 75,864
31
74,728
MineCraft (PSV)
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, Adventure
3 74,728 74,728
32
74,516
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker (3DS)
Atlus, Role-Playing
10 74,516 74,516
33
73,825
The Legend of Legacy (3DS)
FuRyu, Action
11 73,825 73,825
34
68,105
Samurai Warriors 4-II (PS3)
Tecmo Koei, Action
8 68,105 68,105
35
67,820
Uta no Prince-Sama: All Star After Secret (PSP)
Broccoli, Action
4 67,820 67,820
36
66,419
Dragon Ball: Xenoverse (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
9 66,419 66,419
37
66,277
Far Cry 4 (PS4)
Ubisoft, Shooter
10 66,277 66,277
38
65,461
One Piece: Kaizoku Musou 3 (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
2 65,461 65,461
39
61,912
Sword Art Online: Lost Song (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
2 61,912 61,912
40
57,368
The Seven Deadly Sins: Unjust Sin (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Adventure
12 57,368 57,368
41
169,602
Grand Theft Auto V (PS4)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
17 56,275 169,602
42
55,203
Pro Baseball Spirits 2015 (PSV)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
2 55,203 55,203
43
54,538
One Piece: Kaizoku Musou 3 (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
2 54,538 54,538
44
54,478
Senran Kagura: Estival Versus (PSV)
Marvelous Interactive, Action
2 54,478 54,478
45
270,899
Final Fantasy Explorers (3DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
16 54,387 270,899
46
53,559
Resident Evil: Revelations 2 (PS4)
Capcom, Action
3 53,559 53,559
47
52,684
God Eater 2: Rage Burst (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
7 52,684 52,684
48
52,561
Xenoblade Chronicles (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
1 52,561 52,561
49
134,293
Gundam Breaker 2 (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
16 49,738 134,293
50
2,488,149
Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
175 49,552 2,488,149
51
48,647
Far Cry 4 (PS3)
Ubisoft, Shooter
10 48,647 48,647
52
48,038
Kenka Banchou 6: Soul & Blood (3DS)
Screenlife, Fighting
12 48,038 48,038
53
43,252
Battlefield: Hardline (PS3)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
3 43,252 43,252
54
42,174
Kuroko's Basketball: Ties to Future (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
2 42,174 42,174
55
41,245
Samurai Warriors 4-II (PSV)
Tecmo Koei, Action
8 41,245 41,245
56
719,461
Kirby: Triple Deluxe (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
65 39,589 719,461
57
86,227
Gotouchi Tetsudou: Gotouchi Chara to Nihon Zenkoku no Tabi (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
19 38,319 86,227
58
894,898
Grand Theft Auto V (PS3)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
78 37,771 894,898
59
37,195
The Order: 1886 (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Shooter
7 37,195 37,195
60
104,836
Sumikko Gurashi: Koko ga Ochitsukundesu (3DS)
Nippon Columbia, Action
20 36,956 104,836
61
35,835
Assassination Classroom: Grand Siege on Kuro-sensei (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
4 35,835 35,835
62
128,671
Gundam Breaker 2 (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
16 35,312 128,671
63
34,974
Dead or Alive 5: Last Round (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Fighting
7 34,974 34,974
64
34,622
Samurai Warriors 4-II (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Action
8 34,622 34,622
65
169,978
World Soccer Winning Eleven 2015 (PS3)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
21 33,786 169,978
66
33,550
Lost Heroes 2 (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
10 33,550 33,550
67
1,777,797
Tomodachi Collection: Shin Seikatsu (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
103 32,761 1,777,797
68
32,522
Senran Kagura: Estival Versus (PS4)
Marvelous Interactive, Action
2 32,522 32,522
69
31,810
Lego City Undercover (3DS)
Unknown, Action
5 31,810 31,810
70
391,924
Shingeki no Kyojin ~Hangeki no Tsubasa~ (3DS)
Screenlife, Action
70 30,574 391,924
71
29,295
New Prince of Tennis: Go to the Top (3DS)
FuRyu, Action
5 29,295 29,295
72
29,280
Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky (PSV)
Tecmo Koei, Role-Playing
11 29,280 29,280
73
28,834
Yowamushi Pedal: Ashita he no High Cadence (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
10 28,834 28,834
74
146,594
Susume! Kinopio Taichou (WiiU)
Nintendo, Adventure
21 28,540 146,594
75
498,154
Mario Party Island Tour (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
55 28,309 498,154
76
110,256
Aikatsu! 365 Idol Days (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Adventure
18 26,928 110,256
77
375,397
Dark Souls II (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
56 26,805 375,397
78
26,630
Phantasy Star Online 2: Episode 3 Deluxe Package (PSV)
Sega, Action
3 26,630 26,630
79
26,241
Disgaea 5 (PS4)
Nippon Ichi Software, Role-Playing
2 26,241 26,241
80
237,693
Taiko Drum Master: Don and Katsu's Space-Time Great Adventure (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
41 26,090 237,693
81
100,179
One Piece: Super Grand Battle! X (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
21 25,280 100,179
82
25,151
Evolve (PS4)
Take-Two Interactive, Shooter
5 25,151 25,151
83
119,156
Shining Resonance (PS3)
Sega, Role-Playing
17 24,049 119,156
84
24,018
PriPara & Pretty Rhythm: PriPara de Tsukaeru Oshare Item 1450! (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
3 24,018 24,018
85
67,197
Taiko Drum Master: Tokumori! (WiiU)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
20 23,206 67,197
86
22,792
Tsurugi no Machi no Ihoujin: Kuro no Kyuuden (PSV)
Experience Inc., Role-Playing
11 22,792 22,792
87
176,154
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (PS3)
Square Enix, Shooter
21 22,754 176,154
88
128,318
Derby Stallion Gold (3DS)
Kadokawa Shoten, Sports
18 22,171 128,318
89
636,517
Super Mario 3D World (WiiU)
Nintendo, Platform
72 22,068 636,517
90
21,669
Earth Defense Force 2025.1: The Shadow of New Despair (PS4)
D3Publisher, Action
1 21,669 21,669
91
109,890
BioHazard Director's Cut (PS3)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
437 21,294 109,890
92
175,620
Dead or Alive 5 (PS3)
Tecmo Koei, Fighting
132 21,215 175,620
93
601,195
Call of Duty: Black Ops II (PS3)
Square Enix, Shooter
124 20,714 601,195
94
50,690
12-Sai. Honto no Kimochi (3DS)
Happinet, Adventure
16 20,199 50,690
95
2,358,252
New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
141 19,335 2,358,252
96
170,592
Phantasy Star Nova (PSV)
Sega, Action
19 18,512 170,592
97
330,713
Persona 4: The Golden (PSV)
Atlus, Role-Playing
147 18,091 330,713
98
18,008
Yuki Yuna is a Hero: Memory of the Forest (PSV)
FuRyu, Action
6 18,008 18,008
99
258,635
Yoshi's New Island (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
37 17,974 258,635
100
50,739
Samurai Warriors Chronicles 3 (3DS)
Tecmo Koei, Action
18 17,846 50,739

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Japan Hardware by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
3DS 622,438(-80%) 18,543,878
PS4 450,677(-55%) 1,345,748
PSV 360,108(-68%) 3,795,204
WiiU 150,811(-75%) 2,264,725
PS3 110,082(-74%) 10,291,526
XOne 7,714(-83%) 51,455
Wii 577(-92%) 12,766,914
X360 499(-94%) 1,662,575
Total 1,702,906(-73%)  

Japan Software by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
3DS 3,523,886(-84%) 75,158,393
PS3 2,478,861(-67%) 76,264,525
PSV 1,776,914(-64%) 13,232,690
PS4 1,648,721(-36%) 4,232,775
WiiU 714,361(-78%) 7,834,205
PSP 115,321(-83%) 77,234,776
Wii 55,575(-84%) 69,061,639
XOne 26,042(-76%) 135,621
X360 11,129(-94%) 12,661,938
DS 9,207(-83%) 175,148,042
Total 10,360,017(-75%)