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
2,069,245
Pokemon: Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
7 2,069,245 2,069,245
2
1,873,416
Splatoon 2 (NS)
Nintendo, Shooter
24 1,873,416 1,873,416
3
1,790,696
Dragon Quest XI (3DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
23 1,790,696 1,790,696
4
1,641,053
Monster Hunter Double Cross (3DS)
Capcom, Action
42 1,641,053 1,641,053
5
1,466,514
Super Mario Odyssey (NS)
Nintendo, Platform
10 1,466,514 1,466,514
6
1,415,681
Dragon Quest XI (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
23 1,415,681 1,415,681
7
1,174,196
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (NS)
Nintendo, Racing
36 1,174,196 1,174,196
8
780,879
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (NS)
Nintendo, Action-Adventure
44 780,879 780,879
9
3,748,397
Pokemon Sun/Moon (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
59 461,532 3,748,397
10
398,931
Yo-kai Watch Busters 2: Legend of the Secret Treasure Banbarayar - Sword/Magnum (3DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
3 398,931 398,931
11
389,182
Resident Evil VII: Biohazard (PS4)
Capcom, Action
49 389,182 389,182
12
388,496
NieR Automata (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
45 388,496 388,496
13
359,185
1-2-Switch (NS)
Nintendo, Party
44 359,185 359,185
14
348,471
Arms (NS)
Nintendo, Fighting
29 348,471 348,471
15
1,167,726
Super Mario Maker (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
57 346,316 1,167,726
16
338,331
Call of Duty: WWII (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Shooter
9 338,331 338,331
17
4,754,731
Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
269 284,058 4,754,731
18
253,622
Horizon: Zero Dawn (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
44 253,622 253,622
19
227,556
The Snack World: TreJarers (3DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
21 227,556 227,556
20
224,415
Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission X (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
36 224,415 224,415
21
219,885
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands (PS4)
Unknown, Shooter
43 219,885 219,885
22
775,469
Yo-Kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki (3DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
55 212,739 775,469
23
209,799
Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 - Professional (3DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
47 209,799 209,799
24
208,827
Gran Turismo Sport (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Racing
11 208,827 208,827
25
208,161
Ni-Oh (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Action
47 208,161 208,161
26
207,541
Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
37 207,541 207,541
27
204,099
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
51 204,099 204,099
28
203,776
Monster Hunter Double Cross (NS)
Capcom, Action
19 203,776 203,776
29
1,209,445
MineCraft (PSV)
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, Misc
146 193,239 1,209,445
30
188,890
Pokken Tournament (NS)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
15 188,890 188,890
31
182,151
Gundam Versus (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
26 182,151 182,151
32
2,913,386
Mario Kart (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
318 181,751 2,913,386
33
176,110
Yakuza Kiwami 2 (PS4)
Sega, Action
4 176,110 176,110
34
171,972
Earth Defense Force 5 (PS4)
D3Publisher , Shooter
4 171,972 171,972
35
164,029
Hey! Pikmin (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
25 164,029 164,029
36
163,935
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (NS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
5 163,935 163,935
37
163,312
Yoshi's Woolly World (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
50 163,312 163,312
38
162,645
Everybody's Golf (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Sports
18 162,645 162,645
39
161,704
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action-Adventure
44 161,704 161,704
40
156,331
Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
25 156,331 156,331
41
151,728
Super Robot Wars V (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
45 151,728 151,728
42
147,934
Super Bomberman R (NS)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Puzzle
44 147,934 147,934
43
147,153
New Danganronpa V3: Minna no Koroshiai Shin Gakki (PSV)
Screenlife, Adventure
51 147,153 147,153
44
146,546
Layton's Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaire's Conspiracy (3DS)
Level 5, Puzzle
27 146,546 146,546
45
145,712
Kingdom Hearts 1.5 + 2.5 Remix (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
43 145,712 145,712
46
551,512
Grand Theft Auto V (PS4)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
160 145,396 551,512
47
346,883
Momotaro Dentetsu 2017: Tachiagare Nippon!! (3DS)
Nintendo, Party
54 138,003 346,883
48
134,865
Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 (PS4)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
16 134,865 134,865
49
131,593
Mario Sports Superstars (3DS)
Nintendo, Sports
40 131,593 131,593
50
129,450
Pro Baseball Famista Climax (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Sports
37 129,450 129,450
51
1,015,526
Final Fantasy XV (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
57 128,748 1,015,526
52
128,236
ARK: Survival Evolved (PS4)
Screenlife, Action
10 128,236 128,236
53
127,526
Super Robot Wars V (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
45 127,526 127,526
54
126,046
Gravity Rush 2 (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action-Adventure
50 126,046 126,046
55
123,564
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III (PS4)
Nihon Falcom Corporation, Role-Playing
14 123,564 123,564
56
122,207
Tekken 7 (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
31 122,207 122,207
57
122,170
Kirby: Battle Royale (3DS)
Nintendo, Fighting
5 122,170 122,170
58
245,478
Miitopia (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
56 120,411 245,478
59
118,665
Great Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney 2 - Naruhodou Ryuunosuke no Kakugo (3DS)
Capcom, Adventure
22 118,665 118,665
60
109,833
New Style Boutique 3 - Styling Star (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
9 109,833 109,833
61
625,891
Kirby: Planet Robobot (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
88 106,498 625,891
62
261,711
MineCraft (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Misc
109 105,908 261,711
63
365,872
Minecraft (WiiU)
Microsoft Game Studios, Adventure
80 104,316 365,872
64
103,866
Assassin's Creed Origins (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
10 103,866 103,866
65
103,609
Sumikko Gurashi: Koko, Dokonan Desu? (3DS)
Nippon Columbia, Puzzle
24 103,609 103,609
66
102,566
FIFA 18 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Sports
14 102,566 102,566
67
98,559
Dragon Quest Heroes I & II for Nintendo Switch (NS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
44 98,559 98,559
68
98,237
Destiny 2 (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Shooter
17 98,237 98,237
69
97,171
Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2 (NS)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
17 97,171 97,171
70
250,431
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege (PS4)
Ubisoft, Shooter
108 93,398 250,431
71
439,130
Dark Souls III (PS4)
From Software, Role-Playing
93 90,440 439,130
72
87,728
Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux (3DS)
Atlus, Role-Playing
10 87,728 87,728
73
83,800
Senran Kagura: Peach Beach Splash (PS4)
Marvelous Interactive, Action
42 83,800 83,800
74
83,188
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana (PS4)
Nihon Falcom Corporation, Role-Playing
32 83,188 83,188
75
82,255
New Danganronpa V3: Minna no Koroshiai Shin Gakki (PS4)
Screenlife, Adventure
51 82,255 82,255
76
78,541
For Honor (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
46 78,541 78,541
77
216,349
Sumikko Gurashi: Mura o Tsukurundesu (3DS)
Nippon Columbia, Misc
76 77,927 216,349
78
77,769
.hack//G.U. Last Recode (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
9 77,769 77,769
79
77,057
Accel World vs. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
42 77,057 77,057
80
76,297
Puyo Puyo Tetris (NS)
Sega, Puzzle
44 76,297 76,297
81
75,799
Valkyria: Azure Revolution (PS4)
Sega, Role-Playing
50 75,799 75,799
82
2,518,993
Super Smash Bros. Wii U (3DS)
Nintendo, Fighting
173 73,610 2,518,993
83
73,548
Star Wars Battlefront II (2017) (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
7 73,548 73,548
84
72,977
Yonmegami Online: Cyber Dimension Neptune (PS4)
Compile Heart, Role-Playing
47 72,977 72,977
85
72,077
Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
13 72,077 72,077
86
71,668
Fire Emblem Warriors (NS)
Nintendo, Action
14 71,668 71,668
87
71,540
The Evil Within II (PS4)
Bethesda Softworks, Action
11 71,540 71,540
88
71,263
Seiken Densetsu Collection (NS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
31 71,263 71,263
89
2,588,409
New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
284 69,811 2,588,409
90
67,630
The Alliance Alive (3DS)
FuRyu, Role-Playing
28 67,630 67,630
91
67,496
City Shrouded in Shadow (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action-Adventure
11 67,496 67,496
92
67,250
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Platform
22 67,250 67,250
93
67,211
Fortune Street: Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary (PS4)
Square Enix, Misc
11 67,211 67,211
94
64,830
Musou Stars (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Action
40 64,830 64,830
95
64,039
Dungeon Travelers 2-2: The Maiden Who Fell into Darkness and the Book of Beginnings (PSV)
Aquaplus, Role-Playing
37 64,039 64,039
96
63,933
Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum Session! (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
10 63,933 63,933
97
1,371,237
Mario Kart Wii U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Racing
188 63,763 1,371,237
98
62,732
Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers (NS)
Capcom, Fighting
32 62,732 62,732
99
62,154
Accel World vs. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
42 62,154 62,154
100
61,654
Metroid: Samus Returns (3DS)
Nintendo, Action-Adventure
16 61,654 61,654

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Japan Hardware by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
NS 3,324,657(N/A) 3,324,657
PS4 1,785,153(-1%) 5,854,731
3DS 1,699,935(-12%) 23,844,336
PSV 348,050(-59%) 5,710,429
PS3 21,037(-62%) 10,468,098
WiiU 16,327(-94%) 3,325,555
XOne 13,430(+20%) 89,172
X360 1(-99%) 1,663,139
Total 7,208,590(+46%)  

Japan Software by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
3DS 12,049,467(-26%) 118,013,678
PS4 10,341,799(-6%) 29,702,401
NS 7,832,210(-6%) 7,832,210
PSV 2,458,715(-68%) 27,260,972
WiiU 760,484(-69%) 14,313,849
PS3 304,314(-89%) 81,277,112
XOne 36,844(-81%) 496,234
Wii 17,256(-81%) 69,233,108
PSP 15,122(-59%) 77,348,326
DS 4,972(-87%) 175,205,051
PSN 2,940(-96%) 291,417
X360 1,584(-61%) 12,671,532
Total 33,825,707(-16%)