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
1,787,426
Dragon Quest XI (3DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
21 1,787,426 1,787,426
2
1,776,442
Pokemon: Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
5 1,776,442 1,776,442
3
1,639,196
Splatoon 2 (NS)
Nintendo, Shooter
22 1,639,196 1,639,196
4
1,634,835
Monster Hunter Double Cross (3DS)
Capcom, Action
40 1,634,835 1,634,835
5
1,412,334
Dragon Quest XI (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
21 1,412,334 1,412,334
6
1,152,648
Super Mario Odyssey (NS)
Nintendo, Platform
8 1,152,648 1,152,648
7
973,635
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (NS)
Nintendo, Racing
34 973,635 973,635
8
716,557
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (NS)
Nintendo, Action
42 716,557 716,557
9
3,745,947
Pokemon Sun/Moon (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
57 459,082 3,745,947
10
385,285
NieR Automata (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
43 385,285 385,285
11
377,561
Resident Evil VII: Biohazard (PS4)
Capcom, Action
47 377,561 377,561
12
1,153,776
Super Mario Maker (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
55 332,366 1,153,776
13
321,769
Call of Duty: WWII (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Shooter
7 321,769 321,769
14
316,925
1-2-Switch (NS)
Nintendo, Party
42 316,925 316,925
15
311,217
Arms (NS)
Nintendo, Fighting
27 311,217 311,217
16
4,727,251
Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
267 256,578 4,727,251
17
243,951
Horizon: Zero Dawn (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
42 243,951 243,951
18
217,884
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands (PS4)
Unknown, Shooter
41 217,884 217,884
19
215,140
Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission X (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
34 215,140 215,140
20
213,149
The Snack World: TreJarers (3DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
19 213,149 213,149
21
211,893
Yo-kai Watch Busters 2: Legend of the Secret Treasure Banbarayar - Sword/Magnum (3DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
1 211,893 211,893
22
773,093
Yo-Kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki (3DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
53 210,363 773,093
23
208,585
Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 - Professional (3DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
45 208,585 208,585
24
206,040
Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
35 206,040 206,040
25
203,943
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
49 203,943 203,943
26
203,682
Ni-Oh (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Action
45 203,682 203,682
27
199,545
Gran Turismo Sport (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Racing
9 199,545 199,545
28
191,296
Monster Hunter Double Cross (NS)
Capcom, Action
17 191,296 191,296
29
180,769
Gundam Versus (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
24 180,769 180,769
30
1,195,486
MineCraft (PSV)
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, Misc
144 179,280 1,195,486
31
2,896,796
Mario Kart (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
316 165,161 2,896,796
32
162,055
Hey! Pikmin (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
23 162,055 162,055
33
161,046
Yoshi's Woolly World (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
48 161,046 161,046
34
160,091
Everybody's Golf (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Sports
16 160,091 160,091
35
159,405
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
42 159,405 159,405
36
154,121
Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
23 154,121 154,121
37
152,084
Yakuza Kiwami 2 (PS4)
Sega, Action
2 152,084 152,084
38
150,568
Pokken Tournament (NS)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
13 150,568 150,568
39
150,495
Super Robot Wars V (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
43 150,495 150,495
40
145,924
New Danganronpa V3: Minna no Koroshiai Shin Gakki (PSV)
Screenlife, Adventure
49 145,924 145,924
41
143,717
Kingdom Hearts 1.5 + 2.5 Remix (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
41 143,717 143,717
42
143,042
Layton's Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaire's Conspiracy (3DS)
Level 5, Puzzle
25 143,042 143,042
43
547,408
Grand Theft Auto V (PS4)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
158 141,292 547,408
44
140,758
Earth Defense Force 5 (PS4)
D3Publisher , Shooter
2 140,758 140,758
45
345,659
Momotaro Dentetsu 2017: Tachiagare Nippon!! (3DS)
Nintendo, Party
52 136,779 345,659
46
136,495
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (NS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
3 136,495 136,495
47
135,044
Super Bomberman R (NS)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Puzzle
42 135,044 135,044
48
129,311
Mario Sports Superstars (3DS)
Nintendo, Sports
38 129,311 129,311
49
126,705
Super Robot Wars V (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
43 126,705 126,705
50
1,013,315
Final Fantasy XV (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
55 126,537 1,013,315
51
125,868
Gravity Rush 2 (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
48 125,868 125,868
52
124,665
Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 (PS4)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
14 124,665 124,665
53
122,102
ARK: Survival Evolved (PS4)
Screenlife, Action
8 122,102 122,102
54
121,439
Pro Baseball Famista Climax (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Sports
35 121,439 121,439
55
121,207
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III (PS4)
Nihon Falcom Corporation, Role-Playing
12 121,207 121,207
56
242,363
Miitopia (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
54 117,296 242,363
57
116,976
Tekken 7 (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
29 116,976 116,976
58
116,911
Great Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney 2 - Naruhodou Ryuunosuke no Kakugo (3DS)
Capcom, Adventure
20 116,911 116,911
59
256,622
MineCraft (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Misc
107 100,819 256,622
60
617,827
Kirby: Planet Robobot (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
86 98,434 617,827
61
97,787
Assassin's Creed Origins (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
8 97,787 97,787
62
358,211
Minecraft (WiiU)
Microsoft Game Studios, Adventure
78 96,655 358,211
63
96,505
Destiny 2 (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Shooter
15 96,505 96,505
64
95,913
FIFA 18 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Sports
12 95,913 95,913
65
92,644
Dragon Quest Heroes I & II for Nintendo Switch (NS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
42 92,644 92,644
66
247,429
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege (PS4)
Ubisoft, Shooter
106 90,396 247,429
67
438,097
Dark Souls III (PS4)
From Software, Role-Playing
91 89,407 438,097
68
84,059
Sumikko Gurashi: Koko, Dokonan Desu? (3DS)
Nippon Columbia, Puzzle
22 84,059 84,059
69
83,830
Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux (3DS)
Atlus, Role-Playing
8 83,830 83,830
70
82,890
Senran Kagura: Peach Beach Splash (PS4)
Marvelous Interactive, Action
40 82,890 82,890
71
82,442
New Style Boutique 3 - Styling Star (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
7 82,442 82,442
72
81,474
New Danganronpa V3: Minna no Koroshiai Shin Gakki (PS4)
Screenlife, Adventure
49 81,474 81,474
73
80,116
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana (PS4)
Nihon Falcom Corporation, Role-Playing
30 80,116 80,116
74
78,383
For Honor (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
44 78,383 78,383
75
76,394
Accel World vs. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
40 76,394 76,394
76
75,643
Valkyria: Azure Revolution (PS4)
Sega, Role-Playing
48 75,643 75,643
77
74,810
.hack//G.U. Last Recode (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
7 74,810 74,810
78
74,402
Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2 (NS)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
15 74,402 74,402
79
72,817
Yonmegami Online: Cyber Dimension Neptune (PS4)
Compile Heart, Role-Playing
45 72,817 72,817
80
209,639
Sumikko Gurashi: Mura o Tsukurundesu (3DS)
Nippon Columbia, Misc
74 71,217 209,639
81
70,606
Puyo Puyo Tetris (NS)
Sega, Puzzle
42 70,606 70,606
82
69,948
Kirby: Battle Royale (3DS)
Nintendo, Fighting
3 69,948 69,948
83
69,313
The Evil Within II (PS4)
Bethesda Softworks, Action
9 69,313 69,313
84
68,820
Seiken Densetsu Collection (NS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
29 68,820 68,820
85
2,586,428
New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
282 67,830 2,586,428
86
67,229
Fire Emblem Warriors (NS)
Nintendo, Action
12 67,229 67,229
87
65,836
City Shrouded in Shadow (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action-Adventure
9 65,836 65,836
88
65,253
The Alliance Alive (3DS)
FuRyu, Role-Playing
26 65,253 65,253
89
2,510,356
Super Smash Bros. Wii U (3DS)
Nintendo, Fighting
171 64,973 2,510,356
90
64,674
Musou Stars (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Action
38 64,674 64,674
91
64,281
Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
11 64,281 64,281
92
64,083
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Platform
20 64,083 64,083
93
63,964
Fortune Street: Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary (PS4)
Square Enix, Misc
9 63,964 63,964
94
62,746
Dungeon Travelers 2-2: The Maiden Who Fell into Darkness and the Book of Beginnings (PSV)
Aquaplus, Role-Playing
35 62,746 62,746
95
62,693
Star Wars Battlefront II (2017) (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
5 62,693 62,693
96
61,457
Accel World vs. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
40 61,457 61,457
97
1,367,523
Mario Kart Wii U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Racing
186 60,049 1,367,523
98
1,558,135
Splatoon (WiiU)
Nintendo, Shooter
134 59,809 1,558,135
99
126,285
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball Heroes (3DS)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
53 59,150 126,285
100
58,085
Metroid: Samus Returns (3DS)
Nintendo, Action-Adventure
14 58,085 58,085

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Japan Hardware by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
NS 3,324,657(N/A) 2,916,327
PS4 1,785,153(-1%) 5,738,795
3DS 1,699,935(-12%) 23,724,199
PSV 348,050(-59%) 5,689,079
PS3 21,037(-62%) 10,468,001
WiiU 16,327(-94%) 3,325,411
XOne 13,430(+20%) 88,091
X360 1(-99%) 1,663,139
Total 7,208,590(+46%)  

Japan Software by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
3DS 11,137,322(-31%) 117,101,533
PS4 9,883,947(-10%) 29,244,549
NS 6,669,535(-10%) 6,669,535
PSV 2,359,199(-69%) 27,161,456
WiiU 727,038(-71%) 14,280,403
PS3 301,369(-89%) 81,274,167
XOne 35,332(-82%) 494,722
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 31,155,616(-23%)