Japan’s Top 500 Used Game Sales in 2014

July 12, 2015 Written by Heath Hindman

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Every week, Media Create releases sales data for brand new games in Japan. But what about used games? Well, if you want to know not just how many copies something sold, but how many people played it, here ya go.

It goes like this:
Rank [System] Game Title <Genre> (Publisher) {Release Date} (¥Retail Price) – #2014 Used Sales in thousands / Lifetime Used Sales (Total Used + New Sales <% of total sales which were used)

1. [3DS] Monster Hunter 4   <ACT> (Capcom ) {2013.09.14} (¥5.990) – 489.111 / 810.928 (4.164.625 <24,18%>)
2. [3DS] Yo-kai Watch <RPG> (Level 5 ) {2013.07.11} (¥4.800) – 272.827 / 351.924 (1.666.116 <26,78%>)
3. [3DS] Puzzle & Dragons Z <RPG> (GungHo Online Entertainment ) {2013.12.12} (¥4.400) – 262.509 / 281.085 (1.785.153 <18,69%>)
4. [3DS] Dragon Quest Monsters 2: Iru to Ruka no Fushigi na Fushigi na Kagi   <RPG> (Square Enix ) {2014.02.06} (¥5.490) – 260.217 / 260.217 (1.062.390 <32,44%>)
5. [3DS] Pokemon X   <RPG> (Pokemon Co. ) {2013.10.12} (¥4.800) – 249.200 / 408.200 (2.615.683 <18,49%>)
6. [3DS] Pokemon Y   <RPG> (Pokemon Co. ) {2013.10.12} (¥4.800) – 233.195 / 380.273 (2.343.948 <19,37%>)
7. [PS3] Grand Theft Auto V <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan ) {2013.10.10} (¥7.770) – 227.830 / 344.563 (1.131.796 <43,77%>)
8. [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS <FTG> (Nintendo ) {2014.09.13} (¥5.616) – 225.355 / 225.355 (2.227.290 <11,26%>)
9. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf   <ETC> (Nintendo ) {2012.11.08} (¥4.800) – 222.557 / 673.216 (4.541.665 <17,40%>)
10. [3DS] Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate   <ACT> (Capcom ) {2014.10.11} (¥6.264) – 186.969 / 186.969 (2.532.229 <7,97%>)
11. [3DS] Kirby Triple Deluxe <ACT> (Nintendo ) {2014.01.11} (¥4.800) – 185.986 / 185.986 (863.306 <27,46%>)
12. [WIU] Mario Kart 8   <RCE> (Nintendo ) {2014.05.29} (¥6.156) – 166.529 / 166.529 (1.018.305 <19,55%>)
13. [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 2: Honke <RPG> (Level 5 ) {2014.07.10} (¥4.968) – 157.535 / 157.535 (1.755.154 <9,86%>)
14. [3DS] Dragon Quest VII: Warriors of Eden <RPG> (Square Enix ) {2013.02.07} (¥6.090) – 155.790 / 533.255 (1.784.723 <42,61%>)
15. [PSV] God Eater 2   <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games ) {2013.11.14} (¥5.980) – 154.709 / 190.650 (614.186 <45,01%>)
16. [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 2: Ganso <RPG> (Level 5 ) {2014.07.10} (¥4.968) – 148.158 / 148.158 (1.590.639 <10,27%>)
17. [3DS] The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds   <ADV> (Nintendo ) {2013.12.26} (¥4.800) – 147.738 / 149.004 (573.737 <35,08%>)
18. [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo ) {2011.12.01} (¥4.800) – 147.727 / 772.157 (3.209.544 <31,68%>)
19. [PS3] Yakuza: Ishin! <ADV> (Sega ) {2014.02.22} (¥8.600) – 131.358 / 131.358 (374.713 <53,98%>)
20. [3DS] Tomodachi Life   <ETC> (Nintendo ) {2013.04.18} (¥4.800) – 125.766 / 408.322 (2.170.874 <23,17%>)
21. [WII] Super Smash Bros. Brawl <FTG> (Nintendo ) {2008.01.31} (¥6.800) – 121.417 / 1.504.006 (4.013.473 <59,93%>)
22. [3DS] New Super Mario Bros. 2   <ACT> (Nintendo ) {2012.07.28} (¥4.800) – 117.005 / 669.653 (2.995.896 <28,79%>)
23. [3DS] Mario Party: Island Tour <ETC> (Nintendo ) {2014.03.20} (¥4.800) – 115.018 / 115.018 (582.108 <24,62%>)
24. [PSV] Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment   <RPG> (Bandai Namco Games ) {2014.04.24} (¥6.664) – 113.511 / 113.511 (382.787 <42,15%>)
25. [PS3] Samurai Warriors 4   <ACT> (Koei Tecmo ) {2014.03.20} (¥7.560) – 113.240 / 113.240 (356.110 <46,63%>)
26. [WIU] Super Mario 3D World <ACT> (Nintendo ) {2013.11.21} (¥5.985) – 112.706 / 136.313 (743.067 <22,47%>)
27. [PS3] Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII <RPG> (Square Enix ) {2013.11.21} (¥7.770) – 109.964 / 149.645 (570.975 <35,52%>)
28. [PS3] World Soccer Winning Eleven 2014 <SPT> (Konami ) {2013.11.14} (¥7.980) – 109.449 / 150.065 (483.111 <45,06%>)
29. [3DS] Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate   <ACT> (Capcom ) {2011.12.10} (¥5.800) – 109.438 / 757.504 (2.352.700 <47,49%>)
30. [3DS] Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains <ACT> (Spike Chunsoft ) {2013.12.05} (¥6.090) – 108.888 / 122.936 (440.199 <38,75%>)
31. [3DS] Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon <ACT> (Nintendo ) {2013.03.20} (¥4.800) – 105.990 / 400.314 (1.464.283 <37,62%>)
32. [PSP] Monster Hunter Freedom 3   <ACT> (Capcom ) {2010.12.01} (¥5.800) – 105.297 / 1.738.188 (6.271.046 <38,35%>)
33. [3DS] Harvest Moon: Linking the New World <SLG> (Marvelous AQL ) {2014.02.27} (¥5.040) – 102.404 / 102.404 (358.487 <39,99%>)
34. [PS3] Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster <Final Fantasy X \ Final Fantasy X-2> <RPG> (Square Enix ) {2013.12.26} (¥7.140) – 102.352 / 103.329 (403.273 <34,45%>)
35. [PSV] Persona 4: Golden <RPG> (Atlus ) {2012.06.14} (¥7.329) – 102.350 / 271.574 (600.625 <82,53%>)
36. [PS3] Dark Souls II <RPG> (From Software ) {2014.03.13} (¥7.800) – 97.197 / 97.197 (438.277 <28,50%>)
37. [PS3] Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games ) {2013.12.19} (¥7.980) – 93.859 / 99.040 (321.002 <44,62%>)
38. [PS3] Call of Duty: Ghosts – Subtitled Edition <ACT> (Square Enix ) {2013.11.14} (¥7.980) – 91.970 / 128.931 (413.796 <45,26%>)
39. [PS3] Resident Evil 6 <ADV> (Capcom ) {2012.10.04} (¥7.990) – 91.467 / 506.871 (1.358.330 <59,53%>)
40. [3DS] Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry no Wonderland 3D   <RPG> (Square Enix ) {2012.05.31} (¥5.490) – 91.456 / 539.996 (1.499.793 <56,26%>)
41. [PS3] Sengoku Basara 4   <ACT> (Capcom ) {2014.01.23} (¥6.990) – 89.553 / 89.553 (333.880 <36,65%>)
42. [3DS] Taiko no Tatsujin: Don to Katsu no Jikuu Daibouken <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games ) {2014.06.26} (¥5.119) – 89.513 / 89.513 (289.927 <44,66%>)
43. [PSV] Freedom Wars <ACT> (Sony Computer Entertainment ) {2014.06.26} (¥6.264) – 88.917 / 88.917 (378.204 <30,74%>)
44. [3DS] Battle For Money Sentouchuu: Densetsu no Shinobi no Survival Battle! <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games ) {2013.10.17} (¥4.980) – 87.843 / 120.002 (460.676 <35,22%>)
45. [3DS] Super Mario 3D Land   <ACT> (Nintendo ) {2011.11.03} (¥4.800) – 87.328 / 611.364 (2.658.037 <29,87%>)
46. [PS3] World Soccer Winning Eleven 2014: Samurai Blue Challenge <SPT> (Konami ) {2014.05.22} (¥8.208) – 85.999 / 85.999 (249.808 <52,50%>)
47. [PSV] Toukiden: The Age of Demons   <ACT> (Koei Tecmo ) {2013.06.27} (¥6.090) – 84.805 / 169.297 (407.838 <70,97%>)
48. [PSV] Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster Twin Pack <Final Fantasy X \ Final Fantasy X-2>   <RPG> (Square Enix ) {2013.12.26} (¥7.140) – 82.550 / 83.077 (336.703 <32,76%>)
49. [PS3] Battlefield 4 <ACT> (Electronic Arts ) {2013.11.07} (¥7.665) – 80.837 / 108.835 (369.731 <41,72%>)
50. [WII] New Super Mario Bros. Wii <ACT> (Nintendo ) {2009.12.03} (¥5.800) – 80.756 / 1.501.659 (6.144.945 <32,34%>)
51. [NDS] Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies <RPG> (Square Enix ) {2009.07.11} (¥5.980) – 77.733 / 1.932.983 (6.076.981 <46,65%>)
52. [NDS] Pokemon Black 2 <RPG> (Pokemon Co. ) {2012.06.23} (¥4.800) – 76.466 / 441.246 (2.070.371 <27,08%>)
53. [PS3] Drakengard 3 <RPG> (Square Enix ) {2013.12.19} (¥7.980) – 74.304 / 80.407 (253.267 <46,52%>)
54. [PSV] Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games ) {2013.12.19} (¥6.980) – 73.232 / 75.898 (197.852 <62,23%>)
55. [PS3] Yakuza 5   <ADV> (Sega ) {2012.12.06} (¥8.800) – 72.075 / 338.624 (933.153 <56,96%>)
56. [3DS] Yoshi’s New Island <ACT> (Nintendo ) {2014.07.24} (¥4.937) – 70.370 / 70.370 (307.137 <29,72%>)
57. [WII] Mario Kart Wii <RCE> (Nintendo ) {2008.04.10} (¥5.800) – 70.070 / 1.277.568 (5.060.883 <33,77%>)
58. [NDS] Pokemon White 2 <RPG> (Pokemon Co. ) {2012.06.23} (¥4.800) – 68.907 / 379.555 (1.827.131 <26,22%>)
59. [NDS] Pokemon Black   <RPG> (Pokemon Co. ) {2010.09.18} (¥4.800) – 68.095 / 803.112 (3.690.437 <27,82%>)
60. [3DS] Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth   <RPG> (Atlus ) {2014.06.05} (¥7.538) – 67.505 / 67.505 (326.246 <26,09%>)
61. [PS3] The Last of Us <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment ) {2013.06.20} (¥5.980) – 64.952 / 159.184 (422.608 <60,43%>)
62. [PS3] Final Fantasy XIII   <RPG> (Square Enix ) {2009.12.17} (¥9.240) – 62.789 / 1.023.879 (2.938.168 <53,49%>)
63. [3DS] One Piece: Unlimited World Red   <ADV> (Bandai Namco Games ) {2013.11.21} (¥5.980) – 62.516 / 78.259 (340.293 <29,87%>)
64. [NDS] Tomodachi Collection <ETC> (Nintendo ) {2009.06.18} (¥3.800) – 61.678 / 1.036.780 (4.773.140 <27,75%>)
65. [NDS] New Super Mario Bros. <ACT> (Nintendo ) {2006.05.25} (¥4.800) – 60.907 / 2.349.845 (8.723.810 <36,87%>)
66. [3DS] Mario & Luigi: Dream Team   <RPG> (Nintendo ) {2013.07.18} (¥4.800) – 60.313 / 141.158 (565.503 <33,26%>)
67. [PS3] One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2   <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games ) {2013.03.20} (¥8.190) – 60.193 / 230.842 (651.360 <54,89%>)
68. [PSV] Samurai Warriors 4 <ACT> (Koei Tecmo ) {2014.03.20} (¥7.140) – 59.073 / 59.073 (162.688 <57,01%>)
69. [PS3] 3rd Super Robot Wars Z: Jigoku-Hen <SLG> (Bandai Namco Games ) {2014.04.10} (¥8.716) – 59.007 / 59.007 (264.184 <28,76%>)
70. [3DS] Run For Money Tousouchuu: Shijou Saikyou no Hunter-Tachi Kara Nigekire! <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games ) {2012.07.05} (¥5.040) – 58.911 / 242.459 (858.343 <39,37%>)
71. [NDS] Pokemon White   <RPG> (Pokemon Co. ) {2010.09.18} (¥4.800) – 58.733 / 758.308 (3.387.525 <28,84%>)
72. [PS3] Earth Defense Force 2025 <ACT> (D3 Publisher ) {2013.07.04} (¥6.980) – 58.567 / 160.019 (419.778 <61,60%>)
73. [PS3] Nobunaga’s Ambition: Sphere of Influence   <SLG> (Koei Tecmo ) {2013.12.12} (¥9.240) – 58.309 / 63.441 (178.756 <55,02%>)
74. [PS3] Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme Vs. Full Boost   <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games ) {2014.01.30} (¥7.980) – 57.575 / 57.575 (425.248 <15,66%>)
75. [3DS] Taiko no Tatsujin: Chibi Dragon to Fushigi na Orb <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games ) {2012.07.12} (¥5.040) – 57.560 / 292.852 (915.295 <47,05%>)
76. [NDS] Animal Crossing: Wild World <ETC> (Nintendo ) {2005.11.23} (¥4.800) – 57.545 / 1.994.447 (7.279.165 <37,74%>)
77. [PS3] Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX <Kingdom Hearts \ Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories> <RPG> (Square Enix ) {2013.03.14} (¥6.980) – 56.301 / 152.382 (399.715 <61,61%>)
78. [WIU] New Super Mario Bros. U <ACT> (Nintendo ) {2012.12.08} (¥5.985) – 56.032 / 155.762 (737.759 <26,76%>)
79. [PSV] 3rd Super Robot Wars Z: Jigoku-Hen <SLG> (Bandai Namco Games ) {2014.04.10} (¥7.690) – 55.880 / 55.880 (231.533 <31,81%>)
80. [PS3] JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle   <FTG> (Bandai Namco Games ) {2013.08.29} (¥7.980) – 54.704 / 106.854 (612.599 <21,13%>)
81. [PS3] Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag <ACT> (Ubisoft ) {2013.11.28} (¥7.770) – 54.624 / 66.205 (172.490 <62,29%>)
82. [PS3] Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance   <ACT> (Konami ) {2013.02.21} (¥6.980) – 54.575 / 200.364 (629.222 <46,72%>)
83. [3DS] Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies <ADV> (Capcom ) {2013.07.25} (¥5.990) – 54.464 / 133.213 (503.029 <36,02%>)
84. [PSP] God Eater 2 <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games ) {2013.11.14} (¥5.980) – 54.029 / 80.442 (312.276 <34,70%>)
85. [PS3] Final Fantasy XIII-2   <RPG> (Square Enix ) {2011.12.15} (¥7.980) – 53.744 / 402.260 (1.262.025 <46,79%>)
86. [3DS] Pokemon Alpha Sapphire <RPG> (Pokemon Co. ) {2014.11.21} (¥4.937) – 53.145 / 53.145 (1.278.237 <4,34%>)
87. [PS3] Dynasty Warriors 8   <ACT> (Koei Tecmo ) {2013.02.28} (¥7.560) – 52.952 / 203.973 (524.254 <63,69%>)
88. [3DS] Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D <ACT> (Nintendo ) {2013.06.13} (¥4.800) – 52.902 / 142.776 (494.744 <40,57%>)
89. [3DS] Fire Emblem: Awakening <SLG> (Nintendo ) {2012.04.19} (¥4.800) – 52.835 / 306.988 (788.853 <63,71%>)
90. [PS3] Gundam Breaker <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games ) {2013.06.27} (¥7.980) – 51.985 / 130.991 (399.325 <48,82%>)
91. [PS3] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2013 <SPT> (Konami ) {2013.10.24} (¥3.980) – 51.938 / 81.425 (319.157 <34,25%>)
92. [PSV] Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc <ADV> (Spike Chunsoft ) {2013.10.10} (¥5.229) – 51.635 / 68.481 (219.231 <45,43%>)
93. [3DS] Disney Magic World   <ETC> (Bandai Namco Games ) {2013.08.01} (¥5.480) – 51.523 / 116.972 (612.476 <23,61%>)
94. [3DS] Pokemon Omega Ruby <RPG> (Pokemon Co. ) {2014.11.21} (¥4.937) – 51.281 / 51.281 (1.109.533 <4,85%>)
95. [PS3] One Piece: Pirate Warriors   <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games ) {2012.03.01} (¥8.190) – 50.787 / 535.967 (1.366.321 <64,55%>)
96. [PS3] Pro Baseball Spirits 2014 <SPT> (Konami ) {2014.03.20} (¥7.600) – 50.739 / 50.739 (173.833 <41,22%>)
97. [3DS] Shin Megami Tensei IV   <RPG> (Atlus ) {2013.05.23} (¥6.980) – 50.008 / 147.500 (409.650 <56,27%>)
98. [WIU] Pikmin 3 <ACT> (Nintendo ) {2013.07.13} (¥5.985) – 49.653 / 98.072 (353.342 <38,42%>)
99. [PS3] Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes <ADV> (Konami ) {2014.03.20} (¥2.980) – 49.639 / 49.639 (291.430 <20,53%>)
100. [3DS] Paper Mario: Sticker Star <ADV> (Nintendo ) {2012.12.06} (¥4.800) – 48.777 / 200.455 (800.883 <33,39%>)

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