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
2,884,946
Pokemon Sun/Moon (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
5 2,884,946 2,884,946
2
1,362,955
Yokai Watch 3 (3DS)
Level 5, Action
23 1,362,955 1,362,955
3
813,303
Final Fantasy XV (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
3 813,303 813,303
4
639,047
Dragon Quest Monsters Joker 3 (3DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
39 639,047 639,047
5
565,111
Yokai Sangokushi (3DS)
Level 5, Action
38 565,111 565,111
6
496,120
Kirby: Planet Robobot (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
34 496,120 496,120
7
429,007
Super Mario Maker (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
3 429,007 429,007
8
380,158
Persona 5 (PS4)
Atlus, Role-Playing
14 380,158 380,158
9
945,944
Minecraft (PSV)
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, Misc
92 366,020 945,944
10
341,645
Dark Souls III (PS4)
From Software, Role-Playing
39 341,645 341,645
11
336,358
Yo-Kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki (3DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
1 336,358 336,358
12
1,478,043
Splatoon (WiiU)
Nintendo, Shooter
82 329,880 1,478,043
13
302,256
Dragon Quest Builders: Revive Alefgard (PSV)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
47 302,256 302,256
14
295,371
Monster Hunter Stories (3DS)
Capcom, Action
11 295,371 295,371
15
291,116
Dragon Quest Heroes II: Twin Kings and the Prophecy's End (PS4)
Square Enix, Action
30 291,116 291,116
16
281,267
Ace Attorney 6 (3DS)
Capcom, Adventure
28 281,267 281,267
17
261,049
Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
44 261,049 261,049
18
260,082
Yakuza 6 (PS4)
Sega, Action
2 260,082 260,082
19
2,799,146
Monster Hunter X (3DS)
Capcom, Action
56 257,162 2,799,146
20
240,759
Dragon Quest Heroes II: Twin Kings and the Prophecy's End (PSV)
Square Enix, Action
30 240,759 240,759
21
235,935
Puzzle & Dragons X: God Chapter / Dragon Chapter (3DS)
GungHo, Action
21 235,935 235,935
22
233,508
Tales of Berseria (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
18 233,508 233,508
23
226,554
Battlefield 1 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
9 226,554 226,554
24
226,389
Dragon Quest Builders: Revive Alefgard (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
47 226,389 226,389
25
949,851
Super Mario Maker (WiiU)
Nintendo, Platform
67 218,952 949,851
26
218,073
Minecraft: Wii U Edition (WiiU)
Microsoft Game Studios, Misc
26 218,073 218,073
27
207,774
Story of Seasons: Good Friends of the Three Villages (3DS)
Marvelous Entertainment, Simulation
26 207,774 207,774
28
4,428,758
Animal Crossing: Jump Out (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
215 204,489 4,428,758
29
197,623
Kan Colle Kai (PSV)
Kadokawa Games, Action
44 197,623 197,623
30
196,301
Dragon Ball: Fusions (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
20 196,301 196,301
31
192,837
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Shooter
32 192,837 192,837
32
3,101,988
Pocket Monsters Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
109 192,621 3,101,988
33
189,306
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016 (PSV)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
34 189,306 189,306
34
178,127
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016 (PS4)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
34 178,127 178,127
35
175,072
Pokken Tournament (WiiU)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
40 175,072 175,072
36
879,183
Monster Strike 3DS (3DS)
mixi, Inc, Action
53 166,939 879,183
37
163,582
Yakuza: Kiwami (PS4)
Sega, Adventure
48 163,582 163,582
38
158,083
Overwatch (PS4)
Square Enix, Shooter
30 158,083 158,083
39
2,294,535
Yo-Kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team / White Dog Squad (3DS)
Level 5, Action
76 156,842 2,294,535
40
156,839
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare (PS4)
Activision, Shooter
7 156,839 156,839
41
154,377
Tom Clancy's The Division (PS4)
Ubisoft, Shooter
41 154,377 154,377
42
152,600
Star Ocean 5: Integrity and Faithlessness (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
38 152,600 152,600
43
146,336
Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final (3DS)
Atlus, Role-Playing
45 146,336 146,336
44
390,576
Grand Theft Auto V (PS4)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
106 144,126 390,576
45
142,020
Mario Tennis Ultra Smash (WiiU)
Nintendo, Sports
47 142,020 142,020
46
139,730
Dragon Quest Heroes II: Twin Kings and the Prophecy's End (PS3)
Square Enix, Action
30 139,730 139,730
47
139,497
Attack on Titan (KOEI) (PSV)
Tecmo Koei, Action
44 139,497 139,497
48
129,749
Etrian Odyssey V (3DS)
Atlus, Role-Playing
20 129,749 129,749
49
128,399
Gundam Breaker 3 (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
42 128,399 128,399
50
124,692
Dragon Quest Builders: Revive Alefgard (PS3)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
47 124,692 124,692
51
124,540
Tales of Berseria (PS3)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
18 124,540 124,540
52
123,701
Yakuza: Kiwami (PS3)
Sega, Adventure
48 123,701 123,701
53
122,454
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016 (PS3)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
34 122,454 122,454
54
120,428
Persona 5 (PS3)
Atlus, Role-Playing
14 120,428 120,428
55
119,018
Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
26 119,018 119,018
56
118,110
Toukiden 2 (PSV)
Tecmo Koei, Action
21 118,110 118,110
57
116,487
Winning Eleven 2017 (PS4)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
14 116,487 116,487
58
114,165
Hyrule Warriors (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
48 114,165 114,165
59
112,704
Attack on Titan (KOEI) (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Action
44 112,704 112,704
60
112,251
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
46 112,251 112,251
61
143,078
Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Misc
55 112,165 143,078
62
111,624
Mario Party: Star Rush (3DS)
Nintendo, Misc
9 111,624 111,624
63
2,703,486
Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
264 111,609 2,703,486
64
110,749
Taiko no Tatsujin: Don Don! Mystery Adventure (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
27 110,749 110,749
65
110,179
Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star (PS4)
Marvelous Interactive, Action
6 110,179 110,179
66
109,719
Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
8 109,719 109,719
67
1,294,112
Mario Kart 8 (WiiU)
Nintendo, Racing
134 109,267 1,294,112
68
149,785
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege (PS4)
Ubisoft, Shooter
54 107,746 149,785
69
107,097
SD Gundam G Generation Genesis (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Strategy
4 107,097 107,097
70
105,745
Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X (PSV)
Sega, Misc
39 105,745 105,745
71
104,314
Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
8 104,314 104,314
72
104,303
Sumikko Gurashi: Mura o Tsukurundesu (3DS)
Nippon Columbia, Misc
22 104,303 104,303
73
102,607
The Idolmaster: Platinum Stars (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Simulation
21 102,607 102,607
74
102,370
SD Gundam G Generation Genesis (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Strategy
4 102,370 102,370
75
102,039
Digimon World: Next Order (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
40 102,039 102,039
76
100,366
Super Robot Wars OG: The Moon Dwellers (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
25 100,366 100,366
77
100,201
Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2 (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
7 100,201 100,201
78
99,959
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana (PSV)
Nihon Falcom Corporation, Role-Playing
22 99,959 99,959
79
99,921
Gundam Breaker 3 (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
42 99,921 99,921
80
360,801
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 (PS4)
Activision, Shooter
59 96,074 360,801
81
95,183
Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star (PSV)
Marvelous Interactive, Action
6 95,183 95,183
82
1,406,350
Doubutsu no Mori: Happy Home Designer (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
73 94,768 1,406,350
83
1,912,874
Tomodachi Life (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
193 92,171 1,912,874
84
90,799
Odin Sphere: Leifdrasir (PSV)
Atlus, Role-Playing
49 90,799 90,799
85
90,373
Toukiden 2 (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Action
21 90,373 90,373
86
820,060
Dairantou Smash Bros. for Wii U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Fighting
107 90,034 820,060
87
207,365
Disney Magic World 2 (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
59 89,969 207,365
88
89,944
FIFA 17 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Sports
12 89,944 89,944
89
89,125
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
41 89,125 89,125
90
721,659
Rhythm Heaven: The Best+ (3DS)
Nintendo, Misc
80 88,991 721,659
91
87,072
Street Fighter V (PS4)
Capcom, Fighting
44 87,072 87,072
92
86,248
Disney Art Academy (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
37 86,248 86,248
93
84,495
The Last Guardian (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
2 84,495 84,495
94
83,012
World of Final Fantasy (PSV)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
8 83,012 83,012
95
82,412
World of Final Fantasy (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
8 82,412 82,412
96
80,205
Odin Sphere: Leifdrasir (PS4)
Atlus, Role-Playing
49 80,205 80,205
97
79,396
Star Fox Zero (WiiU)
Nintendo, Shooter
35 79,396 79,396
98
78,773
One Piece: Burning Blood (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
35 78,773 78,773
99
77,330
One Piece: Burning Blood (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
35 77,330 77,330
100
76,012
Just Cause 3 (PS4)
Square Enix, Action
48 76,012 76,012

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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 13,593,472(-25%) 103,300,807
PS4 9,668,137(+67%) 18,053,156
PSV 6,156,642(+7%) 23,384,892
PS3 2,343,368(-49%) 80,756,963
WiiU 2,147,690(-46%) 13,233,099
XOne 127,093(-19%) 394,184
Wii 63,687(-74%) 69,311,040
DS 29,839(+37%) 175,190,450
PSP 24,331(-86%) 77,321,060
X360 2,727(-85%) 12,671,779
Total 34,156,986(-12%)