Japan Top Weekly Video Game Ranking: January 13, 2020 ~ January 19, 2020

Looks like Playstation is back in the game folks! Famitsu has released the weekly ranking for video games sold nationwide Japan for the period between January 13 and January 19 available through their site here. Make sure to pay the awesome folks at Famitsu a visit yeah!

Yakuza: Like a Dragon tops the week’s chart with 156,993 copies sold in Japan followed by Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot at number 2 while Pokémon Sword and Shield, which occupied the number 1 spot the week before slipped 2 places to number 3. The top 10 list also saw a few new titles making into the list, which included Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIV (No. 5) and Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore (No.6). Apart from that, you may want to take note of Kandagawa Jet Girls at number 12 on the list.

We are still carrying out the polls for best Summer and Fall Anime of 2019 available here (Summer) and here (Fall) as we are far from our 100 target. So please do take your picks! We would greatly appreciate if you could do so! Anyways, the full list is as follows:

1. Yakuza: Like a Dragon


Sales: 156,993
Total Sales: 156,993
Platform: PS4
Link (JPN): Yakuza: Like a Dragon

2. Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot


Sales: 89,537
Total Sales: 89,537
Platform: PS4
Link (JPN): Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot
Link (ENG): Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot

3. Pokémon Sword and Shield
61WCNfhNbYL._SL1000_Sales: 55,604
Total Sales: 3,312,358
Platform: Switch
Link (JPN): Pokémon Sword and Shield
Link (ENG): Pokémon Sword and Shield

4. Ring Fit Adventure
81KA4gVoLmL._SL1500_Sales: 35,860
Total Sales: 583,429
Platform: Switch
Link (JPN): Ring Fit Adventure
Link (ENG): Ring Fit Adventure

5. Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIV


Sales: 20,095
Total Sales: 20,095
Platform: PS4
Link (JPN): Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIV
Link (ENG): Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIV

6. Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore


Sales: 18,797
Total Sales: 18,797
Platform: Switch
Link (JPN): Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore
Link (ENG): Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore

7. Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training For Nintendo Switch


Sales: 15,790
Total Sales: 107,698
Platform: Switch
Link (JPN): Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training For Nintendo Switch

8. Minecraft
71vtquB4LXL._AC_UL320_Sales: 13,919
Total Sales: 1,222,666
Platform: Switch
Link (JPN): Minecraft (JPN)
Link (ENG): Minecraft (ENG)

9. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe 71H5KLn0c1L._AC_UL320_Sales: 12,370
Total Sales: 2,737,674
Platform: Switch
Link (JPN): Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

10. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate 71utlQnFxOL._AC_UL320_Sales: 12,347
Total Sales: 3,522,802
Platform: Switch
Link (JPN): Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (JPN)
Link (ENG): Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (ENG)

Special Column

Video Game Sales Top 11 – Top 30 (Title *Sales **Total Sales)

11. Luigi’s Mansion 3 *8,676 **578,747
12. Kandagawa Jet Girls *7,749 **7,749
13. Super Mario Party *7,690 **1,318,863
14. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 *7,193 **255,700
15. Splatoon 2 *7,023 **3,295,293
16. Super Mario Maker 2 *5,096 **839,314
17. Fishing Spirits *4,738 **377,671
18. The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild *4,488 **1,502,526
19. 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim *4,329 **57,681
20. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe *3,202 **768,672
21. Dragon Quest XI S Echoes of an Elusive Age *2,927 **477,782
22. Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! *2,599 **437,278
23. Fire Emblem: Three Houses *2,371 **281,032
24. Disney Tsum Tsum Festival *2,354 **148,013
25. Monster Hunter World: Iceborn Master Deluxe Edition *2,247 **426,945
26. Super Mario Odyssey *2,244 **2,062,855
27. Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town *2,040 **128,562
28. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare *1,984 **219,733
29. Yokai Watch 4++ (PuraPura) *1,958 **60,890
30. Grand Theft Auto V: Premium Online Edition [Low-priced Edition] *1,946 **13,431

Blue = PS4
Red = Switch

Any thoughts on the list? Do share your thoughts in the comment section below!

Source: Famitsu

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