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
3,286,865
Pokemon Sun/Moon (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
7 3,286,865 3,286,865
2
1,411,450
Yokai Watch 3 (3DS)
Level 5, Action
25 1,411,450 1,411,450
3
886,778
Final Fantasy XV (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
5 886,778 886,778
4
821,410
Super Mario Maker (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
5 821,410 821,410
5
646,167
Dragon Quest Monsters Joker 3 (3DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
41 646,167 646,167
6
572,125
Yokai Sangokushi (3DS)
Level 5, Action
40 572,125 572,125
7
562,730
Yo-Kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki (3DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
3 562,730 562,730
8
519,393
Kirby: Planet Robobot (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
36 519,393 519,393
9
1,016,206
Minecraft (PSV)
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, Misc
94 436,282 1,016,206
10
387,173
Persona 5 (PS4)
Atlus, Role-Playing
16 387,173 387,173
11
1,498,326
Splatoon (WiiU)
Nintendo, Shooter
84 350,163 1,498,326
12
348,690
Dark Souls III (PS4)
From Software, Role-Playing
41 348,690 348,690
13
313,553
Monster Hunter Stories (3DS)
Capcom, Action
13 313,553 313,553
14
313,544
Yakuza 6 (PS4)
Sega, Action
4 313,544 313,544
15
309,225
Dragon Quest Builders: Revive Alefgard (PSV)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
49 309,225 309,225
16
298,126
Dragon Quest Heroes II: Twin Kings and the Prophecy's End (PS4)
Square Enix, Action
32 298,126 298,126
17
288,274
Ace Attorney 6 (3DS)
Capcom, Adventure
30 288,274 288,274
18
271,013
Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
46 271,013 271,013
19
2,806,400
Monster Hunter X (3DS)
Capcom, Action
58 264,416 2,806,400
20
261,556
Minecraft: Wii U Edition (WiiU)
Microsoft Game Studios, Misc
28 261,556 261,556
21
257,365
Puzzle & Dragons X: God Chapter / Dragon Chapter (3DS)
GungHo, Action
23 257,365 257,365
22
247,758
Dragon Quest Heroes II: Twin Kings and the Prophecy's End (PSV)
Square Enix, Action
32 247,758 247,758
23
4,470,673
Animal Crossing: Jump Out (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
217 246,404 4,470,673
24
240,525
Tales of Berseria (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
20 240,525 240,525
25
969,533
Super Mario Maker (WiiU)
Nintendo, Platform
69 238,634 969,533
26
238,246
Battlefield 1 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
11 238,246 238,246
27
234,063
Dragon Quest Builders: Revive Alefgard (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
49 234,063 234,063
28
214,789
Story of Seasons: Good Friends of the Three Villages (3DS)
Marvelous Entertainment, Simulation
28 214,789 214,789
29
208,939
Dragon Ball: Fusions (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
22 208,939 208,939
30
208,880
Momotaro Dentetsu 2017: Tachiagare Nippon!! (3DS)
Nintendo, Misc
2 208,880 208,880
31
205,029
Kan Colle Kai (PSV)
Kadokawa Games, Action
46 205,029 205,029
32
3,109,246
Pocket Monsters Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
111 199,879 3,109,246
33
197,894
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Shooter
34 197,894 197,894
34
196,307
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016 (PSV)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
36 196,307 196,307
35
185,130
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016 (PS4)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
36 185,130 185,130
36
182,078
Pokken Tournament (WiiU)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
42 182,078 182,078
37
886,175
Monster Strike 3DS (3DS)
mixi, Inc, Action
55 173,931 886,175
38
169,303
Yakuza: Kiwami (PS4)
Sega, Adventure
50 169,303 169,303
39
165,326
Overwatch (PS4)
Square Enix, Shooter
32 165,326 165,326
40
165,080
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare (PS4)
Activision, Shooter
9 165,080 165,080
41
2,301,547
Yo-Kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team / White Dog Squad (3DS)
Level 5, Action
78 163,854 2,301,547
42
161,630
Tom Clancy's The Division (PS4)
Ubisoft, Shooter
43 161,630 161,630
43
159,702
Star Ocean 5: Integrity and Faithlessness (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
40 159,702 159,702
44
406,116
Grand Theft Auto V (PS4)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
108 159,666 406,116
45
154,251
Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final (3DS)
Atlus, Role-Playing
47 154,251 154,251
46
149,276
Mario Tennis Ultra Smash (WiiU)
Nintendo, Sports
49 149,276 149,276
47
146,742
Dragon Quest Heroes II: Twin Kings and the Prophecy's End (PS3)
Square Enix, Action
32 146,742 146,742
48
146,589
Attack on Titan (KOEI) (PSV)
Tecmo Koei, Action
46 146,589 146,589
49
145,071
Mario Party: Star Rush (3DS)
Nintendo, Misc
11 145,071 145,071
50
2,731,635
Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
266 139,758 2,731,635
51
138,422
Sumikko Gurashi: Mura o Tsukurundesu (3DS)
Nippon Columbia, Misc
24 138,422 138,422
52
136,758
Etrian Odyssey V (3DS)
Atlus, Role-Playing
22 136,758 136,758
53
135,736
Gundam Breaker 3 (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
44 135,736 135,736
54
132,660
Dragon Quest Builders: Revive Alefgard (PS3)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
49 132,660 132,660
55
131,555
Tales of Berseria (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
20 131,555 131,555
56
131,492
Yakuza: Kiwami (PS3)
Sega, Adventure
50 131,492 131,492
57
129,784
Winning Eleven 2017 (PS4)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
16 129,784 129,784
58
129,466
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016 (PS3)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
36 129,466 129,466
59
127,433
Persona 5 (PS3)
Atlus, Role-Playing
16 127,433 127,433
60
127,069
Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
28 127,069 127,069
61
125,121
Toukiden 2 (PSV)
Tecmo Koei, Action
23 125,121 125,121
62
125,067
Miitopia (3DS)
Nintendo, Strategy
4 125,067 125,067
63
155,803
Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Misc
57 124,890 155,803
64
1,307,474
Mario Kart 8 (WiiU)
Nintendo, Racing
136 122,629 1,307,474
65
120,191
Hyrule Warriors (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
50 120,191 120,191
66
119,576
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
48 119,576 119,576
67
118,671
Attack on Titan (KOEI) (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Action
46 118,671 118,671
68
118,023
Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
10 118,023 118,023
69
117,768
Taiko no Tatsujin: Don Don! Mystery Adventure (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
29 117,768 117,768
70
116,259
Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star (PS4)
Marvelous Interactive, Action
8 116,259 116,259
71
157,033
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege (PS4)
Ubisoft, Shooter
56 114,994 157,033
72
114,780
SD Gundam G Generation Genesis (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Strategy
6 114,780 114,780
73
113,283
Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X (PSV)
Sega, Misc
41 113,283 113,283
74
111,552
Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
10 111,552 111,552
75
109,620
The Idolmaster: Platinum Stars (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Simulation
23 109,620 109,620
76
108,992
Digimon World: Next Order (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
42 108,992 108,992
77
108,088
Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2 (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
9 108,088 108,088
78
107,509
SD Gundam G Generation Genesis (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Strategy
6 107,509 107,509
79
107,368
Super Robot Wars OG: The Moon Dwellers (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
27 107,368 107,368
80
107,001
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana (PSV)
Nihon Falcom Corporation, Role-Playing
24 107,001 107,001
81
106,890
Gundam Breaker 3 (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
44 106,890 106,890
82
1,924,068
Tomodachi Life (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
195 103,365 1,924,068
83
220,099
Disney Magic World 2 (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
61 102,703 220,099
84
102,100
Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star (PSV)
Marvelous Interactive, Action
8 102,100 102,100
85
1,413,601
Doubutsu no Mori: Happy Home Designer (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
75 102,019 1,413,601
86
101,428
The Last Guardian (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
4 101,428 101,428
87
365,133
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 (PS4)
Activision, Shooter
61 100,406 365,133
88
829,611
Dairantou Smash Bros. for Wii U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Fighting
109 99,585 829,611
89
98,468
Odin Sphere: Leifdrasir (PSV)
Atlus, Role-Playing
51 98,468 98,468
90
97,808
FIFA 17 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Sports
14 97,808 97,808
91
97,476
Toukiden 2 (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Action
23 97,476 97,476
92
96,426
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
43 96,426 96,426
93
729,024
Rhythm Heaven: The Best+ (3DS)
Nintendo, Misc
82 96,356 729,024
94
2,518,598
New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
232 94,052 2,518,598
95
93,290
Disney Art Academy (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
39 93,290 93,290
96
92,862
Street Fighter V (PS4)
Capcom, Fighting
46 92,862 92,862
97
92,416
SaGa: Scarlet Grace (PSV)
Square Enix, Action
3 92,416 92,416
98
90,298
Watch Dogs 2 (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
5 90,298 90,298
99
90,205
World of Final Fantasy (PSV)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
10 90,205 90,205
100
89,428
World of Final Fantasy (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
10 89,428 89,428

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Japan Hardware by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
3DS 1,925,711(-11%) 22,144,401
PS4 1,808,499(+43%) 4,069,578
PSV 840,783(-15%) 5,362,379
WiiU 289,001(-66%) 3,309,228
PS3 55,350(-70%) 10,447,061
XOne 11,209(-41%) 75,742
X360 84(-90%) 1,663,138
Total 4,930,637(-10%)  

Japan Software by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
3DS 16,256,876(-10%) 105,964,211
PS4 10,978,583(+89%) 19,363,602
PSV 7,574,007(+31%) 24,802,257
PS3 2,847,680(-38%) 81,261,275
WiiU 2,475,685(-38%) 13,561,094
XOne 192,299(+22%) 459,390
Wii 90,869(-62%) 69,338,222
DS 39,468(+81%) 175,200,079
PSP 36,475(-79%) 77,333,204
X360 4,077(-78%) 12,673,129
Total 40,496,019(+4%)