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
766,879
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (NS)
Nintendo, Action-Adventure
44 766,879 766,879
9
3,816,397
Pokemon Sun/Moon (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
59 529,532 3,816,397
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
394,496
NieR Automata (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
45 394,496 394,496
12
380,982
Resident Evil VII: Biohazard (PS4)
Capcom, Action
49 380,982 380,982
13
1,201,726
Super Mario Maker (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
57 380,316 1,201,726
14
338,331
Call of Duty: WWII (PS4)
Sony Interactive Entertainment, Shooter
9 338,331 338,331
15
333,185
1-2-Switch (NS)
Nintendo, Party
44 333,185 333,185
16
321,471
Arms (NS)
Nintendo, Fighting
29 321,471 321,471
17
4,754,731
Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
269 284,058 4,754,731
18
809,069
Yo-Kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki (3DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
55 246,339 809,069
19
235,022
Horizon: Zero Dawn (PS4)
Sony Interactive Entertainment, Action
44 235,022 235,022
20
227,556
The Snack World: TreJarers (3DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
21 227,556 227,556
21
224,415
Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission X (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
36 224,415 224,415
22
214,685
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands (PS4)
Unknown, Shooter
43 214,685 214,685
23
208,827
Gran Turismo Sport (PS4)
Sony Interactive Entertainment, Racing
11 208,827 208,827
24
207,541
Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
37 207,541 207,541
25
204,099
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
51 204,099 204,099
26
203,776
Monster Hunter Double Cross (NS)
Capcom, Action
19 203,776 203,776
27
201,799
Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 - Professional (3DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
47 201,799 201,799
28
189,561
Ni-Oh (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Action
47 189,561 189,561
29
188,890
Pokken Tournament (NS)
Nintendo, Fighting
15 188,890 188,890
30
1,203,445
MineCraft (PSV)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Misc
146 187,239 1,203,445
31
182,151
Gundam Versus (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
26 182,151 182,151
32
388,983
Momotaro Dentetsu 2017: Tachiagare Nippon!! (3DS)
Nintendo, Party
54 180,103 388,983
33
2,908,386
Mario Kart (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
318 176,751 2,908,386
34
176,110
Yakuza Kiwami 2 (PS4)
Sega, Action
4 176,110 176,110
35
171,972
Earth Defense Force 5 (PS4)
D3Publisher , Shooter
4 171,972 171,972
36
164,029
Hey! Pikmin (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
25 164,029 164,029
37
163,935
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (NS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
5 163,935 163,935
38
162,645
Everybody's Golf (PS4)
Sony Interactive Entertainment, Sports
18 162,645 162,645
39
161,412
Yoshi's Woolly World (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
50 161,412 161,412
40
156,331
Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
25 156,331 156,331
41
1,015,916
Final Fantasy XV (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
57 148,048 1,015,916
42
146,546
Layton's Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaire's Conspiracy (3DS)
Level 5, Puzzle
27 146,546 146,546
43
145,712
Kingdom Hearts 1.5 + 2.5 Remix (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
43 145,712 145,712
44
551,512
Grand Theft Auto V (PS4)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
160 145,396 551,512
45
144,228
Super Robot Wars V (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
45 144,228 144,228
46
143,873
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action-Adventure
44 143,873 143,873
47
134,865
Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 (PS4)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
16 134,865 134,865
48
134,634
Super Bomberman R (NS)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Puzzle
44 134,634 134,634
49
133,353
New Danganronpa V3: Minna no Koroshiai Shin Gakki (PSV)
Spike Chunsoft, Adventure
51 133,353 133,353
50
131,593
Mario Sports Superstars (3DS)
Nintendo, Sports
40 131,593 131,593
51
128,236
ARK: Survival Evolved (PS4)
Spike Chunsoft, Action
10 128,236 128,236
52
126,046
Gravity Rush 2 (PS4)
Sony Interactive Entertainment, Action-Adventure
50 126,046 126,046
53
249,778
Miitopia (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
56 124,711 249,778
54
123,564
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III (PS4)
Nihon Falcom Corporation, Role-Playing
14 123,564 123,564
55
122,170
Kirby: Battle Royale (3DS)
Nintendo, Fighting
5 122,170 122,170
56
122,026
Super Robot Wars V (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
45 122,026 122,026
57
121,950
Pro Baseball Famista Climax (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Sports
37 121,950 121,950
58
276,611
MineCraft (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Misc
109 120,808 276,611
59
118,665
Great Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney 2 - Naruhodou Ryuunosuke no Kakugo (3DS)
Capcom, Adventure
22 118,665 118,665
60
375,932
Minecraft (WiiU)
Microsoft Game Studios, Misc
80 114,376 375,932
61
109,833
New Style Boutique 3 - Styling Star (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
9 109,833 109,833
62
103,866
Assassin's Creed Origins (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
10 103,866 103,866
63
101,607
Tekken 7 (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
31 101,607 101,607
64
100,766
FIFA 18 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Sports
14 100,766 100,766
65
97,171
Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2 (NS)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
17 97,171 97,171
66
94,537
Destiny 2 (PS4)
Sony Interactive Entertainment, Shooter
17 94,537 94,537
67
94,109
Sumikko Gurashi: Koko, Dokonan Desu? (3DS)
Nippon Columbia, Puzzle
24 94,109 94,109
68
250,431
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege (PS4)
Ubisoft, Shooter
108 93,398 250,431
69
611,268
Kirby: Planet Robobot (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
88 91,875 611,268
70
439,130
Dark Souls III (PS4)
From Software, Role-Playing
93 90,440 439,130
71
1,499,941
Yokai Watch 3 (3DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
77 88,491 1,499,941
72
87,728
Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux (3DS)
Atlus, Role-Playing
10 87,728 87,728
73
78,269
Dragon Quest Heroes I & II for Nintendo Switch (NS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
44 78,269 78,269
74
74,731
For Honor (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
46 74,731 74,731
75
2,518,993
Super Smash Bros. Wii U (3DS)
Nintendo, Fighting
173 73,610 2,518,993
76
73,548
Star Wars Battlefront II (2017) (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
7 73,548 73,548
77
73,155
New Danganronpa V3: Minna no Koroshiai Shin Gakki (PS4)
Spike Chunsoft, Adventure
51 73,155 73,155
78
211,409
Sumikko Gurashi: Mura o Tsukurundesu (3DS)
Nippon Columbia, Misc
76 72,987 211,409
79
72,977
Yonmegami Online: Cyber Dimension Neptune (PS4)
Compile Heart, Role-Playing
47 72,977 72,977
80
72,440
Senran Kagura: Peach Beach Splash (PS4)
Marvelous Interactive, Action
42 72,440 72,440
81
72,369
.hack//G.U. Last Recode (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
9 72,369 72,369
82
72,077
Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
13 72,077 72,077
83
71,888
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana (PS4)
Nihon Falcom Corporation, Role-Playing
32 71,888 71,888
84
71,668
Fire Emblem Warriors (NS)
Nintendo, Action
14 71,668 71,668
85
71,540
The Evil Within II (PS4)
Bethesda Softworks, Action
11 71,540 71,540
86
71,263
Seiken Densetsu Collection (NS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
31 71,263 71,263
87
2,588,409
New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
284 69,811 2,588,409
88
381,630
Yakuza 6 (PS4)
Sega, Adventure
56 68,086 381,630
89
67,717
Accel World vs. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
42 67,717 67,717
90
67,496
City Shrouded in Shadow (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action-Adventure
11 67,496 67,496
91
67,269
Valkyria: Azure Revolution (PS4)
Sega, Role-Playing
50 67,269 67,269
92
67,211
Fortune Street: Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary (PS4)
Square Enix, Misc
11 67,211 67,211
93
133,551
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball Heroes (3DS)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
55 66,416 133,551
94
65,897
Puyo Puyo Tetris (NS)
Sega, Puzzle
44 65,897 65,897
95
64,830
Musou Stars (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Action
40 64,830 64,830
96
63,850
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy (PS4)
Sony Interactive Entertainment, Platform
22 63,850 63,850
97
1,562,142
Splatoon (WiiU)
Nintendo, Shooter
136 63,816 1,562,142
98
1,371,237
Mario Kart Wii U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Racing
188 63,763 1,371,237
99
62,732
Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers (NS)
Capcom, Fighting
32 62,732 62,732
100
62,430
The Alliance Alive (3DS)
FuRyu Corporation, Role-Playing
28 62,430 62,430

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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 12,238,859(-25%) 118,190,536
PS4 10,262,729(-6%) 29,604,421
NS 7,721,220(-6%) 7,721,220
PSV 2,414,875(-68%) 27,217,132
WiiU 756,313(-69%) 14,309,678
PS3 304,314(-89%) 81,277,112
XOne 36,244(-81%) 494,834
Wii 17,256(-81%) 69,233,108
PSP 15,122(-59%) 77,348,326
DS 8,417(-85%) 175,226,030
PSN 2,940(-96%) 291,417
X360 1,584(-61%) 12,671,532
Total 33,779,873(-17%)