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
914,933
Monster Hunter Double Cross (3DS)
Capcom, Action
1 914,933 914,933
2
318,848
Resident Evil VII: Biohazard (PS4)
Capcom, Action
8 318,848 318,848
3
3,594,490
Pokemon Sun/Moon (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
18 307,625 3,594,490
4
267,832
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (NS)
Nintendo, Action
3 267,832 267,832
5
262,505
NieR Automata (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
4 262,505 262,505
6
1,043,674
Super Mario Maker (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
16 222,264 1,043,674
7
191,703
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
10 191,703 191,703
8
181,649
Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 - Professional (3DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
6 181,649 181,649
9
167,897
Horizon: Zero Dawn (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
3 167,897 167,897
10
154,311
Nioh (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Action
6 154,311 154,311
11
696,376
Yo-Kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki (3DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
14 133,646 696,376
12
126,642
Super Robot Wars V (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
4 126,642 126,642
13
124,106
Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony (PSV)
Screenlife, Action
10 124,106 124,106
14
120,322
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands (PS4)
Ubisoft, Shooter
2 120,322 120,322
15
115,040
Yoshi's Woolly World (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
9 115,040 115,040
16
114,645
1-2-Switch (NS)
Nintendo, Misc
3 114,645 114,645
17
113,733
Gravity Rush 2 (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
9 113,733 113,733
18
315,848
Momotaro Dentetsu 2017: Tachiagare Nippon!! (3DS)
Nintendo, Misc
13 106,968 315,848
19
105,840
Super Robot Wars V (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
4 105,840 105,840
20
84,096
Kingdom Hearts HD I.5 + II.5 ReMIX (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
2 84,096 84,096
21
1,094,683
Minecraft (PSV)
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, Misc
105 78,477 1,094,683
22
74,165
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
3 74,165 74,165
23
958,106
Final Fantasy XV (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
16 71,328 958,106
24
194,697
Miitopia (3DS)
Nintendo, Strategy
15 69,630 194,697
25
69,439
For Honor (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
5 69,439 69,439
26
4,539,231
Animal Crossing: Jump Out (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
228 68,558 4,539,231
27
471,608
Grand Theft Auto V (PS4)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
119 65,492 471,608
28
62,754
Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony (PS4)
Screenlife, Action
10 62,754 62,754
29
58,570
Valkyria: Azure Revolution (PS4)
Sega, Role-Playing
9 58,570 58,570
30
55,641
Yonmegami Online: Cyber Dimension Neptune (PS4)
Compile Heart, Role-Playing
6 55,641 55,641
31
54,076
Super Bomberman R (NS)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Puzzle
3 54,076 54,076
32
51,717
Senran Kagura: Peach Beach Splash (PS4)
Marvelous Interactive, Action
1 51,717 51,717
33
2,781,143
Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
277 49,508 2,781,143
34
308,656
Minecraft: Wii U Edition (WiiU)
Microsoft Game Studios, Misc
39 47,100 308,656
35
1,450,326
Yokai Watch 3 (3DS)
Level 5, Action
36 38,876 1,450,326
36
38,808
Dragon Quest Heroes I & II for Nintendo Switch (NS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
3 38,808 38,808
37
37,486
Accel World vs. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
1 37,486 37,486
38
103,471
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball Heroes (3DS)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
14 36,336 103,471
39
35,335
Uta no Prince-Sama: Repeat Love (PSV)
Broccoli, Adventure
8 35,335 35,335
40
33,865
Valkyria: Azure Revolution (PSV)
Sega, Role-Playing
9 33,865 33,865
41
344,930
Yakuza 6 (PS4)
Sega, Action
15 31,386 344,930
42
550,757
Kirby: Planet Robobot (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
47 31,364 550,757
43
269,450
Battlefield 1 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
22 31,204 269,450
44
30,941
Accel World vs. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
1 30,941 30,941
45
175,826
Mario Party: Star Rush (3DS)
Nintendo, Misc
22 30,755 175,826
46
2,548,299
New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
243 29,701 2,548,299
47
184,836
Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Misc
68 29,033 184,836
48
165,721
Sumikko Gurashi: Mura o Tsukurundesu (3DS)
Nippon Columbia, Misc
35 27,299 165,721
49
183,963
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege (PS4)
Ubisoft, Shooter
67 26,930 183,963
50
114,487
Watch Dogs 2 (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
16 24,189 114,487
51
1,522,358
Splatoon (WiiU)
Nintendo, Shooter
95 24,032 1,522,358
52
21,158
The Witch and the Hundred Knights 2 (PS4)
Nippon Ichi Software, Role-Playing
4 21,158 21,158
53
39,745
Resident Evil 6 (PS4)
Capcom, Shooter
16 21,047 39,745
54
277,734
Puzzle & Dragons X: God Chapter / Dragon Chapter (3DS)
GungHo, Action
34 20,369 277,734
55
20,196
Puyo Puyo Tetris (NS)
Sega, Puzzle
3 20,196 20,196
56
20,030
Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 3 Ultimate (PSV)
Tecmo Koei, Adventure
4 20,030 20,030
57
1,325,898
Mario Kart 8 (WiiU)
Nintendo, Racing
147 18,424 1,325,898
58
2,462,820
Dairantou Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS (3DS)
Nintendo, Fighting
132 17,437 2,462,820
59
17,413
Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 4: Road to Boruto (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
7 17,413 17,413
60
135,435
Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
21 17,412 135,435
61
182,348
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare (PS4)
Activision, Shooter
20 17,268 182,348
62
117,495
The Last Guardian (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
15 16,067 117,495
63
15,353
Romance of the Three Kingdoms 13 with Power-Up Kit (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Misc
5 15,353 15,353
64
984,879
Super Mario Maker (WiiU)
Nintendo, Platform
80 15,346 984,879
65
328,666
Monster Hunter Stories (3DS)
Capcom, Action
24 15,113 328,666
66
144,046
Winning Eleven 2017 (PS4)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
27 14,262 144,046
67
111,917
FIFA 17 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Sports
25 14,109 111,917
68
1,938,010
Tomodachi Life (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
206 13,942 1,938,010
69
13,920
SG/ZH: School Girl/Zombie Hunter (PS4)
D3Publisher, Action
10 13,920 13,920
70
100,175
Valkyrie Drive: Bhikkhuni (PSV)
Marvelous Interactive, Action
67 13,771 100,175
71
73,307
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (PS4)
Bethesda Softworks, Role-Playing
19 13,767 73,307
72
70,138
Beyblade Burst (3DS)
FuRyu, Role-Playing
19 13,741 70,138
73
105,289
SaGa: Scarlet Grace (PSV)
Square Enix, Action
14 12,873 105,289
74
11,971
Assassin's Creed The Ezio Collection (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
4 11,971 11,971
75
11,914
Doraemon the Movie: Nobita no Nankyoku Kachikochi Daibouken (3DS)
FuRyu, Action
3 11,914 11,914
76
119,821
Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2 (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
20 11,733 119,821
77
11,618
Konoyo no Hate de Koi o Utau Shoujo: Yu-No (PS4)
5pb, Adventure
1 11,618 11,618
78
247,139
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (PS4)
Screenlife, Role-Playing
96 11,590 247,139
79
398,747
Persona 5 (PS4)
Atlus, Role-Playing
27 11,574 398,747
80
220,176
Dragon Ball: Fusions (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
33 11,237 220,176
81
11,205
BoxBoy! Hakobume Box (3DS)
Nintendo EAD Tokyo, Puzzle
7 11,205 11,205
82
10,816
Konoyo no Hate de Koi o Utau Shoujo: Yu-No (PSV)
5pb, Adventure
1 10,816 10,816
83
10,320
New Game! The Challenge Stage! (PSV)
5pb, Adventure
8 10,320 10,320
84
206,600
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016 (PSV)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
47 10,293 206,600
85
9,780
Digimon World: Next Order (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
3 9,780 9,780
86
9,689
Diabolik Lovers: Lost Eden (PSV)
Idea Factory, Adventure
5 9,689 9,689
87
9,660
Sousei no Onmyouji (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Adventure
8 9,660 9,660
88
9,544
Winning Post 8 2017 (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Misc
3 9,544 9,544
89
9,268
Kamaitachi no Yoru: Rinne Saisei (PSV)
5pb, Adventure
5 9,268 9,268
90
9,102
Future Card Buddy Fight Mezase! Buddy Champion! (3DS)
FuRyu, Misc
1 9,102 9,102
91
1,134,973
Luigi's Mansion 2 (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
209 8,769 1,134,973
92
8,730
Hana Oboro: Sengoku Denranki (PSV)
Idea Factory, Adventure
9 8,730 8,730
93
8,715
Disgaea 5 Complete (NS)
Nippon Ichi Software, Role-Playing
3 8,715 8,715
94
8,509
I Am Setsuna (NS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
3 8,509 8,509
95
8,170
Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythm: HD Edition (PS4)
Unknown, Adventure
8 8,170 8,170
96
837,577
Dairantou Smash Bros. for Wii U (WiiU)
Nintendo, Fighting
120 7,966 837,577
97
555,910
Fire Emblem: Kakusei (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
257 7,460 555,910
98
3,116,474
Pocket Monsters Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
122 7,228 3,116,474
99
278,143
Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
57 7,130 278,143
100
7,067
Black Wolves Saga: Weiss und Schwarz (PSV)
Idea Factory, Adventure
8 7,067 7,067

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Japan Hardware by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
PS4 420,859(-77%) 4,490,437
NS 392,445(-77%) 392,445
3DS 344,634(-82%) 22,489,035
PSV 131,285(-84%) 5,493,664
WiiU 9,463(-97%) 3,318,691
PS3 5,566(-90%) 10,452,627
XOne 1,938(-83%) 77,680
X360 1(-99%) 1,663,139
Total 1,306,191(-74%)  

Japan Software by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
3DS 2,827,809(-83%) 108,792,020
PS4 2,706,765(-75%) 22,070,367
PSV 944,118(-88%) 25,746,375
NS 516,584(-88%) 516,584
WiiU 262,464(-89%) 13,823,558
PS3 181,405(-94%) 81,442,680
XOne 21,973(-89%) 481,363
Wii 12,006(-87%) 69,350,228
PSP 10,318(-72%) 77,343,522
DS 3,488(-91%) 175,203,567
X360 1,122(-72%) 12,674,251
Total 7,488,052(-82%)