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
2,486,655
Pokemon Sun/Moon (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
3 2,486,655 2,486,655
2
1,336,605
Yokai Watch 3 (3DS)
Level 5, Action
21 1,336,605 1,336,605
3
697,122
Final Fantasy XV (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
1 697,122 697,122
4
634,051
Dragon Quest Monsters Joker 3 (3DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
37 634,051 634,051
5
560,190
Yokai Sangokushi (3DS)
Level 5, Action
36 560,190 560,190
6
477,777
Kirby: Planet Robobot (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
32 477,777 477,777
7
375,232
Persona 5 (PS4)
Atlus, Role-Playing
12 375,232 375,232
8
336,805
Dark Souls III (PS4)
From Software, Role-Playing
37 336,805 336,805
9
912,531
Minecraft (PSV)
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, Misc
90 332,607 912,531
10
1,463,592
Splatoon (WiiU)
Nintendo, Shooter
80 315,429 1,463,592
11
298,794
Dragon Quest Builders: Revive Alefgard (PSV)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
45 298,794 298,794
12
286,178
Dragon Quest Heroes II: Twin Kings and the Prophecy's End (PS4)
Square Enix, Action
28 286,178 286,178
13
284,423
Monster Hunter Stories (3DS)
Capcom, Action
9 284,423 284,423
14
276,295
Ace Attorney 6 (3DS)
Capcom, Adventure
26 276,295 276,295
15
255,280
Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
42 255,280 255,280
16
2,794,205
Monster Hunter X (3DS)
Capcom, Action
54 252,221 2,794,205
17
235,804
Dragon Quest Heroes II: Twin Kings and the Prophecy's End (PSV)
Square Enix, Action
28 235,804 235,804
18
228,590
Tales of Berseria (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
16 228,590 228,590
19
226,623
Puzzle & Dragons X: God Chapter / Dragon Chapter (3DS)
GungHo, Action
19 226,623 226,623
20
222,417
Dragon Quest Builders: Revive Alefgard (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
45 222,417 222,417
21
216,788
Battlefield 1 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
7 216,788 216,788
22
939,790
Super Mario Maker (WiiU)
Nintendo, Platform
65 208,891 939,790
23
202,854
Story of Seasons: Good Friends of the Three Villages (3DS)
Marvelous Entertainment, Simulation
24 202,854 202,854
24
193,191
Kan Colle Kai (PSV)
Kadokawa Games, Action
42 193,191 193,191
25
191,159
Minecraft: Wii U Edition (WiiU)
Microsoft Game Studios, Misc
24 191,159 191,159
26
188,798
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Shooter
30 188,798 188,798
27
187,899
Dragon Ball: Fusions (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
18 187,899 187,899
28
3,097,187
Pocket Monsters Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
107 187,820 3,097,187
29
184,341
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016 (PSV)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
32 184,341 184,341
30
4,402,553
Animal Crossing: Jump Out (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
213 178,284 4,402,553
31
173,169
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016 (PS4)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
32 173,169 173,169
32
170,099
Pokken Tournament (WiiU)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
38 170,099 170,099
33
874,193
Monster Strike 3DS (3DS)
mixi, Inc, Action
51 161,949 874,193
34
161,445
Super Mario Maker (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
1 161,445 161,445
35
159,610
Yakuza: Kiwami (PS4)
Sega, Adventure
46 159,610 159,610
36
153,346
Overwatch (PS4)
Square Enix, Shooter
28 153,346 153,346
37
2,289,613
Yo-Kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team / White Dog Squad (3DS)
Level 5, Action
74 151,920 2,289,613
38
149,957
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare (PS4)
Activision, Shooter
5 149,957 149,957
39
149,714
Tom Clancy's The Division (PS4)
Ubisoft, Shooter
39 149,714 149,714
40
147,838
Star Ocean 5: Integrity and Faithlessness (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
36 147,838 147,838
41
142,176
Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final (3DS)
Atlus, Role-Playing
43 142,176 142,176
42
137,340
Mario Tennis Ultra Smash (WiiU)
Nintendo, Sports
45 137,340 137,340
43
383,017
Grand Theft Auto V (PS4)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
104 136,567 383,017
44
134,799
Dragon Quest Heroes II: Twin Kings and the Prophecy's End (PS3)
Square Enix, Action
28 134,799 134,799
45
134,725
Attack on Titan (KOEI) (PSV)
Tecmo Koei, Action
42 134,725 134,725
46
124,799
Etrian Odyssey V (3DS)
Atlus, Role-Playing
18 124,799 124,799
47
123,618
Gundam Breaker 3 (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
40 123,618 123,618
48
120,427
Dragon Quest Builders: Revive Alefgard (PS3)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
45 120,427 120,427
49
119,630
Yakuza: Kiwami (PS3)
Sega, Adventure
46 119,630 119,630
50
119,617
Tales of Berseria (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
16 119,617 119,617
51
117,523
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016 (PS3)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
32 117,523 117,523
52
115,478
Persona 5 (PS3)
Atlus, Role-Playing
12 115,478 115,478
53
114,064
Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
24 114,064 114,064
54
113,184
Toukiden 2 (PSV)
Tecmo Koei, Action
19 113,184 113,184
55
109,794
Hyrule Warriors (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
46 109,794 109,794
56
109,691
Winning Eleven 2017 (PS4)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
12 109,691 109,691
57
108,439
Attack on Titan (KOEI) (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Action
42 108,439 108,439
58
107,448
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
44 107,448 107,448
59
106,476
Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star (PS4)
Marvelous Interactive, Action
4 106,476 106,476
60
137,013
Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Misc
53 106,100 137,013
61
105,832
Taiko no Tatsujin: Don Don! Mystery Adventure (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
25 105,832 105,832
62
104,756
Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
6 104,756 104,756
63
145,133
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege (PS4)
Ubisoft, Shooter
52 103,094 145,133
64
101,883
Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X (PSV)
Sega, Misc
37 101,883 101,883
65
1,286,262
Mario Kart 8 (WiiU)
Nintendo, Racing
132 101,417 1,286,262
66
99,614
Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
6 99,614 99,614
67
2,691,436
Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
262 99,559 2,691,436
68
97,680
The Idolmaster: Platinum Stars (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Simulation
19 97,680 97,680
69
97,127
Digimon World: Next Order (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
38 97,127 97,127
70
96,722
SD Gundam G Generation Genesis (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Strategy
2 96,722 96,722
71
96,459
Gundam Breaker 3 (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
40 96,459 96,459
72
95,413
Super Robot Wars OG: The Moon Dwellers (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
23 95,413 95,413
73
95,114
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana (PSV)
Nihon Falcom Corporation, Role-Playing
20 95,114 95,114
74
95,010
Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2 (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
5 95,010 95,010
75
94,296
SD Gundam G Generation Genesis (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Strategy
2 94,296 94,296
76
357,746
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 (PS4)
Activision, Shooter
57 93,019 357,746
77
90,286
Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star (PSV)
Marvelous Interactive, Action
4 90,286 90,286
78
1,401,596
Doubutsu no Mori: Happy Home Designer (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
71 90,014 1,401,596
79
86,791
Odin Sphere: Leifdrasir (PSV)
Atlus, Role-Playing
47 86,791 86,791
80
85,419
Toukiden 2 (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Action
19 85,419 85,419
81
1,905,861
Tomodachi Life (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
191 85,158 1,905,861
82
85,119
Mario Party: Star Rush (3DS)
Nintendo, Misc
7 85,119 85,119
83
85,014
FIFA 17 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Sports
10 85,014 85,014
84
814,734
Dairantou Smash Bros. for Wii U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Fighting
105 84,708 814,734
85
84,428
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
39 84,428 84,428
86
716,585
Rhythm Heaven: The Best+ (3DS)
Nintendo, Misc
78 83,917 716,585
87
82,640
Street Fighter V (PS4)
Capcom, Fighting
42 82,640 82,640
88
81,406
Disney Art Academy (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
35 81,406 81,406
89
80,296
Sumikko Gurashi: Mura o Tsukurundesu (3DS)
Nippon Columbia, Misc
20 80,296 80,296
90
196,853
Disney Magic World 2 (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
57 79,457 196,853
91
78,266
World of Final Fantasy (PSV)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
6 78,266 78,266
92
77,478
World of Final Fantasy (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
6 77,478 77,478
93
75,733
Odin Sphere: Leifdrasir (PS4)
Atlus, Role-Playing
47 75,733 75,733
94
74,441
Star Fox Zero (WiiU)
Nintendo, Shooter
33 74,441 74,441
95
73,815
One Piece: Burning Blood (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
33 73,815 73,815
96
72,394
One Piece: Burning Blood (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
33 72,394 72,394
97
72,117
Just Cause 3 (PS4)
Square Enix, Action
46 72,117 72,117
98
2,433,108
Dairantou Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS (3DS)
Nintendo, Fighting
117 67,125 2,433,108
99
64,930
Utawarerumono: Futari no Hakuoro (PSV)
Aqua Plus, Misc
11 64,930 64,930
100
64,379
Super Robot Wars OG: The Moon Dwellers (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
23 64,379 64,379

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Japan Hardware by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
3DS 1,334,934(-38%) 21,553,624
PS4 1,324,981(+4%) 3,586,060
PSV 682,555(-31%) 5,204,151
WiiU 263,661(-69%) 3,283,888
PS3 51,440(-73%) 10,443,151
XOne 7,324(-61%) 71,857
X360 79(-91%) 1,663,133
Total 3,664,974(-33%)  

Japan Software by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
3DS 11,752,395(-35%) 101,459,730
PS4 8,508,751(+47%) 16,893,770
PSV 5,385,783(-7%) 22,614,033
PS3 2,102,177(-55%) 80,515,772
WiiU 1,972,529(-50%) 13,057,938
XOne 98,339(-38%) 365,430
Wii 54,003(-78%) 69,301,356
DS 21,115(-3%) 175,181,726
PSP 20,667(-88%) 77,317,396
X360 2,317(-87%) 12,671,369
Total 29,918,076(-23%)