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
1,560,781
Monster Hunter Double Cross (3DS)
Capcom, Action
13 1,560,781 1,560,781
2
494,056
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (NS)
Nintendo, Racing
7 494,056 494,056
3
491,077
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (NS)
Nintendo, Action
15 491,077 491,077
4
3,667,117
Pokemon Sun/Moon (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
30 380,252 3,667,117
5
337,810
Resident Evil VII: Biohazard (PS4)
Capcom, Action
20 337,810 337,810
6
334,055
NieR Automata (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
16 334,055 334,055
7
1,093,835
Super Mario Maker (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
28 272,425 1,093,835
8
223,131
1-2-Switch (NS)
Nintendo, Misc
15 223,131 223,131
9
216,943
Horizon: Zero Dawn (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
15 216,943 216,943
10
200,431
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
22 200,431 200,431
11
199,010
Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 - Professional (3DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
18 199,010 199,010
12
192,312
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands (PS4)
Ubisoft, Shooter
14 192,312 192,312
13
188,870
Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
8 188,870 188,870
14
732,161
Yo-Kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki (3DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
26 169,431 732,161
15
167,958
Nioh (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Action
18 167,958 167,958
16
162,924
Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission X (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
7 162,924 162,924
17
137,525
Super Robot Wars V (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
16 137,525 137,525
18
136,322
Yoshi's Woolly World (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
21 136,322 136,322
19
133,937
Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony (PSV)
Screenlife, Action
22 133,937 133,937
20
130,465
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
15 130,465 130,465
21
122,322
Gravity Rush 2 (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
21 122,322 122,322
22
118,874
Kingdom Hearts HD I.5 + II.5 ReMIX (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
14 118,874 118,874
23
117,271
Super Robot Wars V (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
16 117,271 117,271
24
325,713
Momotaro Dentetsu 2017: Tachiagare Nippon!! (3DS)
Nintendo, Misc
25 116,833 325,713
25
4,582,837
Animal Crossing: Jump Out (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
240 112,164 4,582,837
26
1,124,300
Minecraft (PSV)
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, Misc
117 108,094 1,124,300
27
96,565
Mario Sports Superstars (3DS)
Nintendo, Sports
11 96,565 96,565
28
502,020
Grand Theft Auto V (PS4)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
131 95,904 502,020
29
93,074
Super Bomberman R (NS)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Puzzle
15 93,074 93,074
30
978,445
Final Fantasy XV (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
28 91,667 978,445
31
214,675
Miitopia (3DS)
Nintendo, Strategy
27 89,608 214,675
32
2,818,769
Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
289 87,134 2,818,769
33
83,941
Pro Baseball Famista Climax (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Sports
8 83,941 83,941
34
75,726
For Honor (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
17 75,726 75,726
35
74,387
Tekken 7 (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
2 74,387 74,387
36
334,736
Minecraft: Wii U Edition (WiiU)
Microsoft Game Studios, Misc
51 73,180 334,736
37
72,668
Senran Kagura: Peach Beach Splash (PS4)
Marvelous Interactive, Action
13 72,668 72,668
38
69,873
Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony (PS4)
Screenlife, Action
22 69,873 69,873
39
66,825
Valkyria: Azure Revolution (PS4)
Sega, Role-Playing
21 66,825 66,825
40
413,671
Dark Souls III (PS4)
From Software, Role-Playing
64 64,981 413,671
41
63,957
Yonmegami Online: Cyber Dimension Neptune (PS4)
Compile Heart, Role-Playing
18 63,957 63,957
42
63,375
Dragon Quest Heroes I & II for Nintendo Switch (NS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
15 63,375 63,375
43
63,336
Accel World vs. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
13 63,336 63,336
44
60,452
Musou Stars (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Action
11 60,452 60,452
45
573,092
Kirby: Planet Robobot (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
59 53,699 573,092
46
51,703
Accel World vs. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
13 51,703 51,703
47
208,095
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege (PS4)
Ubisoft, Shooter
79 51,062 208,095
48
204,722
Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Misc
80 48,919 204,722
49
114,782
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball Heroes (3DS)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
26 47,647 114,782
50
47,371
Blue Reflection: Maboroshi ni Mau - Shoujo no Ken (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Action
11 47,371 47,371
51
45,435
Dungeon Travelers 2-2: The Maiden Who Fell into Darkness and the Book of Beginnings (PSV)
, Role-Playing
8 45,435 45,435
52
183,353
Sumikko Gurashi: Mura o Tsukurundesu (3DS)
Nippon Columbia, Misc
47 44,931 183,353
53
1,456,305
Yokai Watch 3 (3DS)
Level 5, Action
48 44,855 1,456,305
54
43,951
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana (PS4)
Nihon Falcom Corporation, Role-Playing
3 43,951 43,951
55
281,272
Battlefield 1 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
34 43,026 281,272
56
42,030
Puyo Puyo Tetris (NS)
Sega, Puzzle
15 42,030 42,030
57
2,560,388
New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
255 41,790 2,560,388
58
41,526
Valkyria: Azure Revolution (PSV)
Sega, Role-Playing
21 41,526 41,526
59
186,592
Mario Party: Star Rush (3DS)
Nintendo, Misc
34 41,521 186,592
60
40,483
Uta no Prince-Sama: Repeat Love (PSV)
Broccoli, Adventure
20 40,483 40,483
61
1,537,905
Splatoon (WiiU)
Nintendo, Shooter
107 39,579 1,537,905
62
351,890
Yakuza 6 (PS4)
Sega, Action
27 38,346 351,890
63
167,563
Winning Eleven 2017 (PS4)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
39 37,779 167,563
64
37,670
Seiken Densetsu Collection (NS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
2 37,670 37,670
65
1,340,112
Mario Kart 8 (WiiU)
Nintendo, Racing
159 32,638 1,340,112
66
2,476,259
Dairantou Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS (3DS)
Nintendo, Fighting
144 30,876 2,476,259
67
29,491
Musou Stars (PSV)
Tecmo Koei, Action
11 29,491 29,491
68
119,072
Watch Dogs 2 (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
28 28,774 119,072
69
27,761
The Witch and the Hundred Knights 2 (PS4)
Nippon Ichi Software, Role-Playing
16 27,761 27,761
70
145,498
Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
33 27,475 145,498
71
27,468
LEGO Worlds (PS4)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Misc
10 27,468 27,468
72
45,384
Resident Evil 6 (PS4)
Capcom, Shooter
28 26,686 45,384
73
26,422
Doraemon the Movie: Nobita no Nankyoku Kachikochi Daibouken (3DS)
FuRyu, Action
15 26,422 26,422
74
283,423
Puzzle & Dragons X: God Chapter / Dragon Chapter (3DS)
GungHo, Action
46 26,058 283,423
75
25,399
Blue Reflection: Maboroshi ni Mau - Shoujo no Ken (PSV)
Tecmo Koei, Action
11 25,399 25,399
76
994,744
Super Mario Maker (WiiU)
Nintendo, Platform
92 25,211 994,744
77
24,524
Romance of the Three Kingdoms 13 with Power-Up Kit (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Misc
17 24,524 24,524
78
24,027
Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 3 Ultimate (PSV)
Tecmo Koei, Adventure
16 24,027 24,027
79
24,007
Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers (NS)
Capcom, Fighting
3 24,007 24,007
80
187,985
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare (PS4)
Activision, Shooter
32 22,905 187,985
81
22,695
Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 4: Road to Boruto (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
19 22,695 22,695
82
123,675
The Last Guardian (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
27 22,247 123,675
83
218,387
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016 (PSV)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
59 22,080 218,387
84
21,628
Disgaea 5 Complete (NS)
Nippon Ichi Software, Role-Playing
15 21,628 21,628
85
78,022
Beyblade Burst (3DS)
FuRyu, Role-Playing
31 21,625 78,022
86
1,945,683
Tomodachi Life (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
218 21,615 1,945,683
87
21,563
Future Card Buddy Fight Mezase! Buddy Champion! (3DS)
FuRyu, Misc
13 21,563 21,563
88
119,079
FIFA 17 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Sports
37 21,271 119,079
89
229,999
Dragon Ball: Fusions (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
45 21,060 229,999
90
20,943
I Am Setsuna (NS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
15 20,943 20,943
91
334,345
Monster Hunter Stories (3DS)
Capcom, Action
36 20,792 334,345
92
255,685
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (PS4)
Screenlife, Role-Playing
108 20,136 255,685
93
79,226
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (PS4)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
31 19,686 79,226
94
19,462
Winning Post 8 2017 (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Misc
15 19,462 19,462
95
105,824
Valkyrie Drive: Bhikkhuni (PSV)
Marvelous Interactive, Action
79 19,420 105,824
96
406,464
Persona 5 (PS4)
Atlus, Role-Playing
39 19,291 406,464
97
110,725
SaGa: Scarlet Grace (PSV)
Square Enix, Action
26 18,309 110,725
98
18,152
Assassin's Creed The Ezio Collection (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
16 18,152 18,152
99
17,698
Konoyo no Hate de Koi o Utau Shoujo: Yu-No (PSV)
5pb, Adventure
13 17,698 17,698
100
1,143,898
Luigi's Mansion 2 (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
221 17,694 1,143,898

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Japan Hardware by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
NS 926,163(N/A) 926,163
PS4 709,207(-61%) 4,778,785
3DS 654,368(-66%) 22,798,769
PSV 199,867(-76%) 5,562,246
PS3 18,014(-67%) 10,465,075
WiiU 13,296(-95%) 3,322,524
XOne 3,987(-64%) 79,729
X360 1(-99%) 1,663,139
Total 2,524,903(-49%)  

Japan Software by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
3DS 4,661,618(-71%) 110,625,829
PS4 3,879,075(-65%) 23,242,677
NS 1,536,871(-65%) 1,536,871
PSV 1,499,321(-80%) 26,301,578
WiiU 447,762(-82%) 14,008,856
PS3 242,359(-91%) 81,503,634
XOne 28,458(-85%) 487,848
Wii 15,775(-83%) 69,353,997
PSP 13,898(-62%) 77,347,102
DS 4,554(-88%) 175,204,633
X360 1,480(-64%) 12,674,609
Total 12,331,171(-70%)