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Kingdom Hearts III is the Best-Selling Game in Japan in First Half of 2019

Kingdom Hearts III is the Best-Selling Game in Japan in First Half of 2019 - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 04 November 2019 / 2,272 Views

Kingdom Hearts III is the best-selling game in Japan in the first half of 2019 with sales of 838,927 units, according to Famitsu.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is the second best-selling game with sales of 778,845 units, followed by New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe with sales of 643,426 units. 

Here is the list of the 100 best-selling games in Japan in the first half of 2019:

01. [PS4] Kingdom Hearts III # (Square Enix) {2019.01.25} (¥8.800) - 838.927 / NEW
02. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate # (Nintendo) {2018.12.07} (¥7.200) - 779.845 / 3.140.500 
03. [NSW] New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (Nintendo) {2019.01.11} (¥5.980) - 643.426 / NEW
04. [PS4] Resident Evil 2 # (Capcom) {2019.01.25} (¥7.800) - 393.688 / NEW 
05. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥5.980) - 318.492 / 2.348.789 
06. [NSW] Pokemon: Let's Go, Pikachu! / Let's Go, Eevee! # (Pokemon Co.) {2018.11.16} (¥5.980) - 312.278 / 1.565.955 
07. [NSW] Minecraft # (Microsoft Game Studios) {2018.06.21} (¥3.600) - 305.640 / 830.685 
08. [NSW] Super Mario Party # (Nintendo) {2018.10.05} (¥5.980) - 284.170 / 1.049.023 
09. [PS4] Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (From Software) {2019.03.22} (¥7.600) - 260.223 / NEW
10. [NSW] Splatoon 2 # (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥5.980) - 224.791 / 3.099.211 

11. [PS4] Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown # (Bandai Namco Games) {2019.01.17} (¥7.600) - 215.421 / NEW 
12. [NSW] Super Mario Maker 2 # (Nintendo) {2019.06.28} (¥5.980) - 196.153 / NEW 
13. [NSW] Yo-kai Watch 4: We Are Looking Up at the Same Sky (Level 5) {2019.06.20} (¥5.980) - 191.097 / NEW 
14. [PS4] Devil May Cry 5 # (Capcom) {2019.03.08} (¥6.990) - 183.627 / NEW 
15. [PS4] Days Gone (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2019.04.26} (¥6.900) - 182.787 / NEW 
16. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥6.980) - 168.697 / 1.348.389
17. [NSW] Yoshi's Crafted World (Nintendo) {2019.03.29} (¥5.980) - 153.197 / NEW 
18. [NSW] Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission (Bandai Namco Games) {2019.04.04} (¥6.800) - 125.308 / NEW 
19. [PS4] Jump Force (Bandai Namco Games) {2019.02.14} (¥8.200) - 125.057 / NEW 
20. [PS4] Anthem # (Electronic Arts) {2019.02.22} (¥7.800) - 114.570 / NEW 

21. [PS4] Tom Clancy's The Division 2 # (Ubisoft) {2019.03.15} (¥8.400) - 112.238 / NEW 
22. [NSW] Dragon Quest Builders 2 (Square Enix) {2018.12.20} (¥7.800) - 109.728 / 275.146
23. [PS4] Super Robot Wars T # (Bandai Namco Games) {2019.03.20} (¥8.600) - 102.767 / NEW 
24. [PS4] Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain (D3Publisher) {2019.04.11} (¥7.800) - 84.397 / NEW 
25. [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey # (Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥5.980) - 80.407 / 1.980.613 
26. [NSW] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball (Konami) {2019.06.27} (¥6.980) - 75.505 / NEW 
27. [NSW] Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum 'n' Fun! (Bandai Namco Games) {2018.07.19} (¥6.100) - 75.318 / 345.733 
28. [PS4] Dragon Quest Builders 2 (Square Enix) {2018.12.20} (¥7.800) - 72.980 / 236.862
29. [PS4] One Piece: World Seeker (Bandai Namco Games) {2019.03.14} (¥7.600) - 70.164 / NEW 
30. [NSW] Kirby Star Allies (Nintendo) {2018.03.16} (¥5.980) - 68.085 / 732.900 

31. [PS4] Catherine: Full Body # (Atlus) {2019.02.14} (¥7.980) - 66.783 / NEW 
32. [NSW] Doraemon: Story of Seasons (Bandai Namco Games) {2019.06.13} (¥6.100) - 65.544 / NEW 
33. [PS4] Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition # (Bandai Namco Games) {2019.01.11} (¥5.700) - 64.727 / NEW 
34. [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 04: VR Kit # (Nintendo) {2019.04.12} (¥7.980) - 64.516 / NEW 
35. [NSW] Go Vacation (Bandai Namco Games) {2018.12.27} (¥4.980) - 59.428 / 72.469
36. [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD I.5 + II.5 ReMIX Kingdom Hearts HD II.5 ReMIX > (Square Enix) {2017.03.09} (¥6.800) - 57.576 / 288.550
37. [PS4] Far Cry: New Dawn (Ubisoft) {2019.02.15} (¥5.400) - 54.673 / NEW 
38. [PS4] Judgment (Sega) {2018.12.13} (¥8.290) - 54.118 / 278.166
39. [3DS] Pokemon Ultra Sun / Ultra Moon # (Pokemon Co.) {2017.11.17} (¥4.980) - 52.591 / 2.485.870 
40. [NSW] Super Robot Wars T # (Bandai Namco Games) {2019.03.20} (¥8.600) - 51.101 / NEW 

41. [NSW] Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon: Every Buddy! (Square Enix) {2019.03.20} (¥4.800) - 46.360 / NEW 
42. [PS4] NieR: Automata - Game of the YoRHa Edition (Square Enix) {2019.02.21} (¥4.800) - 45.635 / NEW 
43. [NSW] Mario Tennis Aces (Nintendo) {2018.06.22} (¥5.980) - 45.371 / 421.737
44. [PS4] Battlefield V (Electronic Arts) {2018.11.20} (¥7.800) - 43.345 / 187.655 
45. [NSW] Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster (Square Enix) {2019.04.11} (¥6.800) - 41.674 / NEW 
46. [PS4] Monster Hunter: World [Best Price] # (Capcom) {2018.08.02} (¥4.990) - 40.993 / 64.658 
47. [NSW] Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition # (Bandai Namco Games) {2019.01.11} (¥5.700) - 40.918 / NEW 
48. [NSW] Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age (Square Enix) {2019.04.25} (¥5.800) - 39.974 / NEW 
49. [PS4] Yakuza 4 (Sega) {2019.01.17} (¥3.990) - 39.434 / NEW 
50. [NSW] Fitness Boxing (Imagineer) {2018.12.20} (¥5.800) - 38.419 / 42.198

51. [PS4] Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon: Every Buddy! (Square Enix) {2019.03.20} (¥4.800) - 37.467 / NEW 
52. [PS4] Dead or Alive 6 # (Koei Tecmo) {2019.03.01} (¥7.800) - 37.380 / NEW 
53. [PS4] Left Alive # (Square Enix) {2019.02.28} (¥8.300) - 33.401 / NEW 
54. [PS4] Metro: Exodus (Spike Chunsoft) {2019.02.15} (¥7.800) - 33.106 / NEW 
55. [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.10.12} (¥7.900) - 32.211 / 511.722
56. [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2.400) - 32.127 / 393.466
57. [PS4] PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Corporation) {2019.01.17} (¥3.056) - 31.908 / NEW 
58. [PS4] Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland # (Koei Tecmo) {2019.03.20} (¥7.800) - 31.600 / NEW 
59. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf - Welcome amiibo # (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2.700) - 30.676 / 455.658
60. [NSW] FIFA 19 # (Electronic Arts) {2018.09.28} (¥5.800) - 30.494 / 89.875

61. [NSW] Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization - Deluxe Edition (Bandai Namco Games) {2019.04.25} (¥5.700) - 29.782 / NEW 
62. [PS4] God Eater 3 # (Bandai Namco Games) {2018.12.13} (¥8.200) - 28.720 / 203.554
63. [PS4] PlayStation VR Worlds |PlayStation VR| # (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2016.10.13} (¥4.900) - 28.276 / 82.095
64. [NSW] Dragon Ball FighterZ (Bandai Namco Games) {2018.09.27} (¥6.800) - 27.698 / 92.697
65. [PS4] Yakuza 5 (Sega) {2019.06.20} (¥3.990) - 27.403 / NEW 
66. [PS4] Winning Eleven 2019 (Konami) {2018.08.30} (¥7.600) - 27.294 / 182.539
67. [NSW] Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (Nintendo) {2018.07.13} (¥3.980) - 27.255 / 183.585
68. [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V [New Price Edition] (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2018.12.06} (¥3.500) - 26.472 / 31.359
69. [3DS] Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn (Nintendo) {2019.03.07} (¥4.980) - 25.509 / NEW 
70. [3DS] Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey (Nintendo) {2018.12.27} (¥4.980) - 25.345 / 34.523

71. [NSW] Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate [Best Price] (Capcom) {2018.11.15} (¥3.990) - 25.047 / 31.293
72. [NSW] Zoids Wild: King of Blast (Takara Tomy) {2019.02.28} (¥5.980) - 24.895 / NEW 
73. [PS4] Nelke & the Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of the New World # (Koei Tecmo) {2019.01.31} (¥7.800) - 24.874 / NEW 
74. [NSW] Super Run For Money Tousouchuu & Sentouchuu Double Pack (Bandai Namco Games) {2018.11.29} (¥5.300) - 24.657 / 47.831
75. [NSW] Super Bomberman R [Smile Price Collection] (Konami) {2018.11.29} (¥2.760) - 24.606 / 33.108
76. [PS4] Dead by Daylight (3goo) {2018.11.29} (¥5.600) - 24.336 / 42.007
77. [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 01: Variety Kit (Nintendo) {2018.04.20} (¥6.980) - 23.523 / 250.368
78. [NSW] Billion Road (Bandai Namco Games) {2018.11.29} (¥5.700) - 23.429 / 34.312
79. [PS4] Winning Post 9 (Koei Tecmo) {2019.03.28} (¥8.800) - 22.848 / NEW 
80. [PS4] Ys: Memories of Celceta - Kai (Nihon Falcom) {2019.05.16} (¥3.980) - 22.669 / NEW 

81. [PS4] Nobunaga's Ambition: Taishi with Power-Up Kit # (Koei Tecmo) {2019.02.14} (¥9.800) - 22.438 / NEW 
82. [PS4] Red Dead Redemption II # (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2018.10.26} (¥8.800) - 22.256 / 227.842
83. [NSW] Xenoblade Chronicles 2 # (Nintendo) {2017.12.01} (¥7.980) - 20.162 / 233.879
84. [NSW] Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen # (Capcom) {2019.04.25} (¥3.990) - 20.043 / NEW 
85. [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD II.8 Final Chapter Prologue (Square Enix) {2017.01.12} (¥6.800) - 19.631 / 224.738
86. [PS4] Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet - Complete Edition (Bandai Namco Games) {2019.01.17} (¥7.200) - 19.464 / NEW 
87. [NSW] Katamari Damacy Reroll (Bandai Namco Games) {2018.12.20} (¥3.200) - 19.349 / 34.471
88. [3DS] Luigi's Mansion (Nintendo) {2018.11.08} (¥4.980) - 18.152 / 100.729
89. [PS4] Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege - Deluxe Edition (Ubisoft) {2019.04.11} (¥3.600) - 18.095 / NEW 
90. [NSW] Sumikko Gurashi: Atsumare! Sumikko Town (Nippon Columbia) {2018.10.04} (¥5.800) - 18.072 / 47.609

91. [PS4] Rage 2 (Bethesda Softworks) {2019.06.06} (¥7.980) - 17.365 / NEW 
92. [NSW] Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland # (Koei Tecmo) {2019.03.20} (¥7.800) - 17.208 / NEW 
93. [PS4] Samurai Shodown (SNK) {2019.06.27} (¥7.200) - 16.662 / NEW 
94. [NSW] Arms (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥5.980) - 16.659 / 434.862
95. [3DS] Mario Kart 7 # (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4.571) - 16.652 / 2.874.900
96. [NSW] Beyblade Burst: Battle Zero (FuRyu) {2018.10.25} (¥6.980) - 16.371 / 34.380
97. [NSW] Pokken Tournament DX (Pokemon Co.) {2017.09.22} (¥5.980) - 16.249 / 310.946
98. [NSW] 1-2-Switch (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥4.980) - 15.953 / 456.724
99. [NSW] Doraemon: Nobita no Getsumen Tansaki (FuRyu) {2019.02.28} (¥5.980) - 15.868 / NEW 
100. [PS4] Langrisser I & II # (Kadokawa Games) {2019.04.18} (¥6.800) - 15.254 / NEW 

Thanks ResetEra.


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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7 Comments
INCITATUSBR (on 18 July 2019)

NSW: 47/100 --------- PS4: 47/100 --------- 3DS: 6/100

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Amnesia (on 18 July 2019)

Mario Kart is 5th...7 years after its release. Are you serious lol

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StriderKiwi Amnesia (on 18 July 2019)

Switch release was almost like a new entry. Even sold better than the Wiiu original.

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