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
1,599,323
Monster Hunter Double Cross (3DS)
Capcom, Action
21 1,599,323 1,599,323
2
1,467,703
Dragon Quest XI (3DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
2 1,467,703 1,467,703
3
1,183,995
Dragon Quest XI (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
2 1,183,995 1,183,995
4
898,065
Splatoon 2 (NS)
Nintendo, Shooter
3 898,065 898,065
5
623,694
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (NS)
Nintendo, Racing
15 623,694 623,694
6
563,553
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (NS)
Nintendo, Action
23 563,553 563,553
7
3,704,059
Pokemon Sun/Moon (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
38 417,194 3,704,059
8
356,158
NieR Automata (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
24 356,158 356,158
9
346,266
Resident Evil VII: Biohazard (PS4)
Capcom, Action
28 346,266 346,266
10
1,109,374
Super Mario Maker (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
36 287,964 1,109,374
11
246,916
1-2-Switch (NS)
Nintendo, Misc
23 246,916 246,916
12
227,201
ARMS (NS)
Nintendo, Fighting
8 227,201 227,201
13
222,996
Horizon: Zero Dawn (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
23 222,996 222,996
14
201,691
Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 - Professional (3DS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
26 201,691 201,691
15
201,532
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
30 201,532 201,532
16
201,497
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands (PS4)
Ubisoft, Shooter
22 201,497 201,497
17
195,039
Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia (3DS)
Nintendo, Role-Playing
16 195,039 195,039
18
183,521
Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission X (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
15 183,521 183,521
19
744,879
Yo-Kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki (3DS)
Level 5, Role-Playing
34 182,149 744,879
20
173,252
Nioh (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Action
26 173,252 173,252
21
155,010
Gundam Versus (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
5 155,010 155,010
22
4,613,746
Animal Crossing: Jump Out (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
248 143,073 4,613,746
23
142,381
Yoshi's Woolly World (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
29 142,381 142,381
24
142,254
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (WiiU)
Nintendo, Action
23 142,254 142,254
25
141,217
Super Robot Wars V (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
24 141,217 141,217
26
137,227
Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony (PSV)
Screenlife, Action
30 137,227 137,227
27
134,212
Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
4 134,212 134,212
28
1,146,086
Minecraft (PSV)
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, Misc
125 129,880 1,146,086
29
127,046
Kingdom Hearts HD I.5 + II.5 ReMIX (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
22 127,046 127,046
30
123,447
Gravity Rush 2 (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Action
29 123,447 123,447
31
122,744
Hey! Pikmin (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
4 122,744 122,744
32
331,437
Momotaro Dentetsu 2017: Tachiagare Nippon!! (3DS)
Nintendo, Misc
33 122,557 331,437
33
119,893
Super Robot Wars V (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Misc
24 119,893 119,893
34
520,695
Grand Theft Auto V (PS4)
Take-Two Interactive, Action
139 114,579 520,695
35
109,664
Mario Sports Superstars (3DS)
Nintendo, Sports
19 109,664 109,664
36
2,839,817
Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
Nintendo, Racing
297 108,182 2,839,817
37
106,297
Layton's Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaire's Conspiracy (3DS)
Level 5, Puzzle
3 106,297 106,297
38
105,746
Super Bomberman R (NS)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Puzzle
23 105,746 105,746
39
991,464
Final Fantasy XV (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
36 104,686 991,464
40
97,748
Pro Baseball Famista Climax (3DS)
Namco Bandai Games, Sports
16 97,748 97,748
41
220,995
Miitopia (3DS)
Nintendo, Strategy
35 95,928 220,995
42
93,833
Tekken 7 (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Fighting
10 93,833 93,833
43
346,421
Minecraft: Wii U Edition (WiiU)
Microsoft Game Studios, Misc
59 84,865 346,421
44
76,551
For Honor (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
25 76,551 76,551
45
75,846
Senran Kagura: Peach Beach Splash (PS4)
Marvelous Interactive, Action
21 75,846 75,846
46
424,010
Dark Souls III (PS4)
From Software, Role-Playing
72 75,320 424,010
47
73,405
Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony (PS4)
Screenlife, Action
30 73,405 73,405
48
70,226
Dragon Quest Heroes I & II for Nintendo Switch (NS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
23 70,226 70,226
49
70,133
Valkyria: Azure Revolution (PS4)
Sega, Role-Playing
29 70,133 70,133
50
223,664
Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Misc
88 67,861 223,664
51
67,272
Yonmegami Online: Cyber Dimension Neptune (PS4)
Compile Heart, Role-Playing
26 67,272 67,272
52
67,054
Accel World vs. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
21 67,054 67,054
53
585,408
Kirby: Planet Robobot (3DS)
Nintendo, Action
67 66,015 585,408
54
64,676
Great Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney 2 - Naruhodou Ryuunosuke no Kakugo (3DS)
Capcom, Adventure
1 64,676 64,676
55
221,322
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege (PS4)
Ubisoft, Shooter
87 64,289 221,322
56
62,960
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana (PS4)
Nihon Falcom Corporation, Role-Playing
11 62,960 62,960
57
61,866
Musou Stars (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Action
19 61,866 61,866
58
55,038
Accel World vs. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight (PS4)
Namco Bandai Games, Action
21 55,038 55,038
59
191,493
Sumikko Gurashi: Mura o Tsukurundesu (3DS)
Nippon Columbia, Misc
55 53,071 191,493
60
50,977
Dungeon Travelers 2-2: The Maiden Who Fell into Darkness and the Book of Beginnings (PSV)
, Role-Playing
16 50,977 50,977
61
118,047
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball Heroes (3DS)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Action
34 50,912 118,047
62
50,354
Blue Reflection: Maboroshi ni Mau - Shoujo no Ken (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Action
19 50,354 50,354
63
49,262
Seiken Densetsu Collection (NS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
10 49,262 49,262
64
48,891
Puyo Puyo Tetris (NS)
Sega, Puzzle
23 48,891 48,891
65
1,546,101
Splatoon (WiiU)
Nintendo, Shooter
115 47,775 1,546,101
66
47,671
The Alliance Alive (3DS)
FuRyu, Role-Playing
7 47,671 47,671
67
2,565,997
New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS)
Nintendo, Platform
263 47,399 2,565,997
68
175,974
Winning Eleven 2017 (PS4)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
47 46,190 175,974
69
284,407
Battlefield 1 (PS4)
Electronic Arts, Shooter
42 46,161 284,407
70
1,457,347
Yokai Watch 3 (3DS)
Level 5, Action
56 45,897 1,457,347
71
45,375
Valkyria: Azure Revolution (PSV)
Sega, Role-Playing
29 45,375 45,375
72
189,976
Mario Party: Star Rush (3DS)
Nintendo, Misc
42 44,905 189,976
73
41,475
Uta no Prince-Sama: Repeat Love (PSV)
Broccoli, Adventure
28 41,475 41,475
74
354,988
Yakuza 6 (PS4)
Sega, Action
35 41,444 354,988
75
1,346,564
Mario Kart 8 (WiiU)
Nintendo, Racing
167 39,090 1,346,564
76
2,483,857
Dairantou Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS (3DS)
Nintendo, Fighting
152 38,474 2,483,857
77
35,900
Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology (3DS)
Atlus, Role-Playing
6 35,900 35,900
78
33,648
Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood (PS4)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
7 33,648 33,648
79
33,344
Musou Stars (PSV)
Tecmo Koei, Action
19 33,344 33,344
80
396,931
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 (PS4)
Activision, Shooter
92 31,798 396,931
81
31,791
Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers (NS)
Capcom, Fighting
11 31,791 31,791
82
31,409
LEGO Worlds (PS4)
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Misc
18 31,409 31,409
83
149,228
Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization (PSV)
Namco Bandai Games, Role-Playing
41 31,205 149,228
84
30,935
Sumikko Gurashi: Koko, Dokonan Desu? (3DS)
Nippon Columbia, Puzzle
3 30,935 30,935
85
1,953,784
Tomodachi Life (3DS)
Nintendo, Simulation
226 29,716 1,953,784
86
119,833
Watch Dogs 2 (PS4)
Ubisoft, Action
36 29,535 119,833
87
998,779
Super Mario Maker (WiiU)
Nintendo, Platform
100 29,246 998,779
88
29,102
Doraemon the Movie: Nobita no Nankyoku Kachikochi Daibouken (3DS)
FuRyu, Action
23 29,102 29,102
89
28,763
The Witch and the Hundred Knights 2 (PS4)
Nippon Ichi Software, Role-Playing
24 28,763 28,763
90
28,596
Blue Reflection: Maboroshi ni Mau - Shoujo no Ken (PSV)
Tecmo Koei, Action
19 28,596 28,596
91
224,695
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016 (PSV)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
67 28,388 224,695
92
46,377
Resident Evil 6 (PS4)
Capcom, Shooter
36 27,679 46,377
93
27,518
Disgaea 5 Complete (NS)
Nippon Ichi Software, Role-Playing
23 27,518 27,518
94
27,321
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Platform
1 27,321 27,321
95
284,382
Puzzle & Dragons X: God Chapter / Dragon Chapter (3DS)
GungHo, Action
54 27,017 284,382
96
26,794
I Am Setsuna (NS)
Square Enix, Role-Playing
23 26,794 26,794
97
261,593
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (PS4)
Screenlife, Role-Playing
116 26,044 261,593
98
25,935
Romance of the Three Kingdoms 13 with Power-Up Kit (PS4)
Tecmo Koei, Misc
25 25,935 25,935
99
210,878
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016 (PS4)
Konami Digital Entertainment, Sports
67 25,748 210,878
100
25,438
Farpoint (PS4)
Sony Computer Entertainment, Shooter
7 25,438 25,438

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Japan Hardware by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
NS 1,355,664(N/A) 1,355,664
PS4 1,046,270(-42%) 5,115,848
3DS 1,019,691(-47%) 23,164,092
PSV 240,140(-71%) 5,602,519
PS3 19,649(-65%) 10,466,710
WiiU 14,789(-95%) 3,324,017
XOne 5,483(-51%) 81,225
X360 1(-99%) 1,663,139
Total 3,701,687(-25%)  

Japan Software by Platform

Platform Yearly (change) Total
3DS 6,948,885(-57%) 112,913,096
PS4 5,873,587(-46%) 25,237,189
NS 2,986,371(-46%) 2,986,371
PSV 1,721,395(-77%) 26,523,652
WiiU 517,127(-79%) 14,078,221
PS3 253,945(-91%) 81,515,220
XOne 29,706(-85%) 489,096
Wii 16,494(-82%) 69,354,716
PSP 14,544(-60%) 77,347,748
DS 4,743(-88%) 175,204,822
X360 1,552(-62%) 12,674,681
Total 18,368,349(-55%)