List of best-selling Japanese role-playing game franchises

This is a list of best-selling Japanese role-playing game (JRPG) franchises. For inclusion on the list, a franchise must have sold at least one million copies. For the purpose of this article, a JRPG is defined as a franchise which: (1) is considered a role-playing game by reliable sources and was made in Japan, or (2) made in another country, but otherwise the franchise would be difficult to differentiate from a JRPG due to having common traits found in JRPGs such as: anime/manga character designs, RPG elements, fantasy setting and widely considered as being inspired or influenced by a JRPG. Sales numbers are based on the most recent available sourced numbers and often may not include non-video game sales or more recent sales; actual total sales numbers may be higher.

ListEdit

Franchise Publisher Total sales Platform of origin Latest release
Pokémon Nintendo, The Pokémon Company 346,000,000 (as of 2019)[1] 1996, Game Boy 2019, Pokémon Sword & Shield
Final Fantasy[2] Square Enix 156,000,000 (as of 2020)[a] 1987, NES[2] 2020, Final Fantasy VII Remake
Dragon Quest[2] Square Enix 82,000,000 (as of 2020)[5] 1986, NES[2] 2019, Dragon Quest XI S
Monster Hunter Capcom 64,000,000 (as of 2020)[6] 2004, PS2 2019, Monster Hunter World: Iceborne
Kingdom Hearts[2] Square Enix 30,000,000 (as of 2019)[7] 2002, PS2[2] 2019, Kingdom Hearts III
Souls Bandai Namco 28,700,000 (as of 2020)[b] 2009, PS3 2018, Dark Souls: Remastered
Tales Bandai Namco 20,000,000 (as of 2019)[10] 1995, SNES 2019, Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition
Dragon Ball Bandai Namco 19,200,500 (as of 2020)[c] 1988, NES 2020, Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot
Mario RPG Nintendo 19,079,000 (as of 2014)[e] 1996, SNES 2020, Paper Mario: The Origami King
Super Robot Wars Bandai Namco 16,000,000 (as of 2014)[26] 1991, Game Boy 2019, Super Robot Wars T
Yo-kai Watch Level-5 14,000,000 (as of 2019)[27] 2013, 3DS 2019, Yo-kai Watch 4
Persona[f] Atlus 13,000,000 (as of 2020)[28] 1996, PS1 2020, Persona 5 Scramble
SaGa[2] Square Enix 9,900,000 (as of 2015)[2] 1989, Game Boy[2] 2019, Romancing SaGa 3
Fire Emblem Nintendo 8,040,741 (as of 2019)[g] 1990, NES 2019, Fire Emblem: Three Houses
Inazuma Eleven Level-5 8,000,000 (as of 2016)[32] 2008, DS 2021, Inazuma Eleven: Heroes' Great Road
Megami Tensei[h] Atlus 7,200,000 (as of 2017)[33] 1987, NES 2017, Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux
Mana[2] Square Enix 6,201,930 (as of 2020)[i] 1991, Game Boy[2] 2020, Trials of Mana
Drakengard[j] Square Enix 6,177,344 (as of 2020)[k] 2003, PS2 2017, Nier: Automata
The Legend of Zelda Nintendo 5,541,333 (as of 2018)[l] 1987, NES 2018, Hyrule Warriors DX
Chrono[2] Square Enix 5,400,000 (as of 2015)[2] 1995, SNES[2] 1999, Chrono Cross[2]
Dragon's Dogma Capcom 5,300,000 (as of 2020)[6] 2012, PS3/X360 2017, Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen
Dragon Slayer[m] Nihon Falcom 4,879,270 (as of 2019)[n] 1984, PC-88/PC-98 2020, The Legend of Heroes: Hajimari no Kiseki
Ys Nihon Falcom 4,800,000 (as of 2017)[50] 1987, PC-88/PC-98 2019, Ys IX: Monstrum Nox
Sakura Wars Sega 4,500,000 (as of 2010)[51][o] 1996, Sega Saturn 2019, Sakura Wars
The Legend of Heroes[p] Nihon Falcom 4,300,000 (as of 2019)[49] 1989, PC-88/PC-98 2020, The Legend of Heroes: Hajimari no Kiseki
Xenoblade Chronicles Nintendo 4,023,434 (as of 2020)[q] 2010, Wii 2020, Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition
Mega Man Battle Network Capcom 3,838,544 (as of 2009)[r] 2001, GBA 2009, Rockman EXE Operate Shooting Star
Star Ocean[2] Square Enix 3,782,807 (as of 2016)[s] 1996, SNES 2016, Star Ocean: Anamnesis
Arc the Lad Working Designs 3,700,000 (as of 2018)[82][t] 1995, PS1 2004, Arc the Lad: End of Darkness
Breath of Fire Capcom 3,200,000 (as of 2016)[83] 1993, SNES 2015, Breath of Fire 6
Digimon Bandai Namco 3,179,858 (as of 2019)[u] 1998, Sega Saturn 2019, Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Complete Edition
Parasite Eve[2] Square Enix 3,149,744 (as of 2011)[v] 1998, PS1 2010, The 3rd Birthday
Phantasy Star Sega, Sonic Team 3,085,849 (as of 2019)[w] 1987, Master System 2014, Phantasy Star Nova
RPG Maker Agetec, ASCII, Enterbrain 3,072,177 (as of 2018)[x] 1992, PC 2015, RPG Maker MV
Front Mission Square Enix 3,000,000 (as of 2007)[91] 1995, SNES 2019, Left Alive
God Eater Bandai Namco 2,819,674 (as of 2019)[y] 2010, PSP 2018, God Eater 3
Ni no Kuni Bandai Namco, Level-5 2,800,000 (as of 2018)[z] 2010, DS 2018, Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom
Atelier Koei Tecmo 2,488,974 (as of 2019)[aa] 1997, PS1 2019, Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout
Valkyria Chronicles Sega 2,470,868 (as of 2018)[ab] 2008, PS3 2018, Valkyria Chronicles 4
Suikoden Konami 2,388,339 (as of 2013)[ac] 1995, PS1 2012, Genso Suikoden: Tsumugareshi Hyakunen no Toki
Shiren the Wanderer Chunsoft 2,298,098 (as of 2015)[ad] 1995, SNES 2015, Fushigi no Dungeon: Furai no Shiren 5 Plus
Disgaea Nippon Ichi Software 2,230,211 (as of 2018)[ae] 2003, PS2 2019, Disgaea 4 Complete+
Monster Rancher Tecmo 2,156,731 (as of 2014)[af] 1997, PS1 2008, Monster Rancher DS
Ogre Battle Quest, Square Enix 2,135,145 (as of 2014)[ag] 1993, SNES 2010, Tactics Ogre: Wheel of Fate
Hydlide T&E Soft 2,000,000 (as of 2015)[114] 1984, PC-60/PC-88 1995, Virtual Hydlide
Grandia Game Arts 2,000,000 (as of 2009)[115][ah] 1997, Sega Saturn 2019, Grandia HD Collection
Hyperdimension Neptunia Idea Factory 2,000,000 (as of 2014)[117] 2010, PS3 2020, VVVTunia
Etrian Odyssey Atlus 1,900,000 (as of 2018)[118] 2007, DS 2018, Etrian Odyssey Nexus
Medabots Imagineer 1,869,411 (as of 2017)[ai] 1997, Game Boy 2014, Medabots 8
Wild Arms Sony Computer Entertainment 1,856,391 (as of 2014)[aj] 1996, PS1 2007, Wild Arms XF
Golden Sun Nintendo 1,847,607 (as of 2010)[ak] 2001, GBA 2010, Golden Sun: Dark Dawn
Xenosaga Bandai Namco 1,681,955 (as of 2007)[al] 2002, PS2 2006, Xenosaga Episode III
Valkyrie Profile Square Enix 1,587,000 (as of 2009)[am] 1999, PS1 2016, Valkyrie Anatomia: The Origin
Summon Night Bandai Namco 1,500,659 (as of 2013)[an] 2000, PS1 2016, Summon Night 6: Lost Borders
Shining Sega 1,470,955 (as of 2018)[ao] 1991, Sega Genesis 2018, Shining Resonance Refrain
Mother Nintendo 1,459,081 (as of 2006)[ap] 1989, NES 2015, EarthBound Beginnings
.hack Bandai Namco 1,445,437 (as of 2017)[aq] 2002, PS2 2017, .hack//G.U. Last Recode
Sword Art Online Bandai Namco 1,371,329 (as of 2020)[ar] 2013, PSP 2020, Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris
Popolocrois Epics, Marvelous 1,253,140 (as of 2015)[as] 1996, PS1 2015, Return to PoPoLoCrois: A Story of Seasons Fairytale
Soul Blazer Series Square Enix 1,145,000 (as of 2020)[at] 1992, SNES 1995, Terranigma
Little Battlers Experience Level-5 1,126,523 (as of 2013)[au] 2011, PSP 2013, Little Battlers Experience Wars
Bravely Square Enix 1,116,692 (as of 2015)[av] 2012, 3DS[2] 2015, Bravely Second: End Layer
Famicom Jump Bandai 1,100,000 (as of 2012)[137] 1988, NES 1991, Famicom Jump II: Saikyō no Shichinin
Chaos Rings Square Enix 1,100,000 (as of 2015)[138] 2010, Android, iOS[2] 2014, Chaos Rings III
Lunar Game Arts 1,084,218 (as of 2009)[aw] 1992, Sega CD 2009, Lunar: Silver Star Harmony
Rune Factory Xseed Games 1,022,412 (as of 2020)[ax] 2006, DS 2019, Rune Factory 4 Special

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Final Fantasy franchise:
  2. ^ Souls franchise:
    • Demon's Souls- 1.7 million[8]
    • Dark Souls series- 27 million[9]
  3. ^ Dragon Ball role-playing games:
  4. ^ Combined with worldwide and European sales.
  5. ^ Mario RPG series:
    [20][21][d]
  6. ^ Persona a sub-series of the Megami Tensei franchise, which is listed separately.
  7. ^ Fire Emblem franchise:
    • Total sales of Fire Emblem franchise in Japan- 2,250,741[29]
      • DS Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon Nintendo August 2008- 252 309[29]
      • DS Fire Emblem hero - a mystery - light and shadow of New coat of arms Nintendo 2010/07/15- 250 592[29]
      • GBA Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones Nintendo 2004/10/07- 233 280[29]
      • GBA Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade Nintendo 2002/03/29- 345 574[29]
      • GBA Fire Emblem Flame Sword Nintendo 2003/04/25- 265 286[29]
      • GC Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance Nintendo 2005/04/20- 156 413[29]
      • SFC Fire Emblem Thrace 776 Nintendo 1999/08/28- 145 600[29]
      • SFC Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War Nintendo 1996/05/14- 429 763[29]
      • Wii Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn Nintendo 2007/02/22- 171 924[29]
    • 3DS Fire Emblem Awakening Nintendo 2012/04/19- 1.9M[30]
    • 3DS Fire Emblem Fates Nintendo 2015/06/15- 1.6M[30]
    • Switch Fire Emblem: Three Houses Nintendo 2019/07/26- 2.29M[31]
  8. ^ Persona, which is a sub-series of the Megami Tensei franchise, is listed separately.
  9. ^ Mana series:
  10. ^ Drakengard franchise includes Nier and Nier: Automata.
  11. ^ Drakengard franchise:
  12. ^ The Legend of Zelda role-playing games:
  13. ^ Includes Dragon Slayer and the following sub-series: Xanadu, The Legend of Heroes, Monarch and Sorcerian. The Legend of Heroes is also listed separately on this list.
  14. ^ Dragon Slayer franchise:
    • Xanadu series
      • Xanadu sales in Japan – 400,000[48]
      • {30/09/2015} Tokyo Xanadu [PSV] – 137.522 (123.778 retail + 13.744 digital)
      • {08/09/2016} Tokyo Xanadu eX+ [PS4] – 24.271 (20.462 retail + 3.809 digital)
    • Sorcerian
      • {27/04/2000} Sorcerian: Shichisei Mahou no Shito [DC] – 17.477
    • The Legend of Heroes – 4,300,000[49]
  15. ^ Sakura Taisen series:
  16. ^ The Legend of Heroes is a sub-series of the Dragon Slayer franchise.
  17. ^ Xenoblade Chronicles series:
  18. ^ Total sales of Mega Man Battle Network / Rockman.EXE series in Japan:
    • {21/03/2001} MegaMan Battle Network [GBA] – 208.346
    • {14/12/2001} MegaMan Battle Network 2 [GBA] – 446.939
    • {06/12/2002} MegaMan Battle Network 3: White [GBA] – 500.001
    • {06/03/2003} MegaMan Network Transmission [GC] – 79.360
    • {28/03/2003} MegaMan Battle Network 3: Black [GBA] – 168.946
    • {08/08/2003} MegaMan Battle Chip Challenge [GBA] – 44.844
    • {12/12/2003} MegaMan Battle Network 4: Red Sun / Blue Moon [GBA] – 928.850
    • {06/08/2004} MegaMan Battle Network 4.5: Real Operation [GBA] – 75.809
    • {09/12/2004} MegaMan Battle Network 5: Team ProtoMan [GBA] – 415.630
    • {24/02/2005} MegaMan Battle Network 5: Team Colonel [GBA] – 194.472
    • {21/07/2005} MegaMan Battle Network 5: Double Team DS [DS] – 106.526
    • {23/11/2005} MegaMan Battle Network 6: Cybeast Gregar / Cybeast Falzar [GBA] – 595.447
    • {12/11/2009} MegaMan Battle Network: Operate Shooting Star [DS] – 73.374
  19. ^ Star Ocean series:
  20. ^ Total sales of Arc the Lad franchise in Japan:[47]
    • {30/06/1995} Arc the Lad [PS] – 1,090,000
    • {12/07/1996} Arc the Lad (PlayStation the Best) – 497,253
    • {01/11/1996} Arc the Lad II [PS] – 816,949
    • {31/07/1997} Arc Arena: Monster Tournament [PS] – 27,579
    • {28/10/1999} Arc the Lad III [PS] – 379,040
    • {04/07/2002} Arc the Lad: Kijin Fukkatsu [WSC] – 28,157
    • {20/03/2003} Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits [PS2] – 185,862
    • {03/11/2004} Arc the Lad: End of Darkness [PS2] – 48,667
  21. ^ Digimon console game retail sales in Japan:[84]
  22. ^ Parasite Eve series:
  23. ^ Total sales of Phantasy Star games – 3,085,849[84]
  24. ^ RPG Maker franchise:
    • Total sales up until 2005 – 2 million[89]
    • Japan sales on DS since 2010 – 92,177[90]
  25. ^ Total sales of God Eater franchise in Japan:[47]
    • {04/02/2010} God Eater [PSP] – 617,828
    • {28/10/2010} God Eater: Burst [PSP] – 458,490
    • {15/09/2011} God Eater: Burst (PSP The Best) [PSP] – 110,074
    • {06/06/2013} God Eater: Burst (PSP The Best reprint) [PSP] – 49,858
    • {14/11/2013} God Eater 2 [PSV] – 425,352 (395,483 retail + 29,869 digital)
    • {14/11/2013} God Eater 2 [PSP] – 206,388
    • {10/07/2014} God Eater 2 (PlayStation Vita the Best) [PSV] – 2,511
    • {19/02/2015} God Eater 2: Rage Burst [PSV] – 366,628 (342,983 retail + 23,645 digital)
    • {19/02/2015} God Eater 2: Rage Burst [PS4] – 55,460 (48,700 retail + 6,760 digital)
    • {29/10/2015} God Eater: Resurrection [PSV] – 178,277 (164,361 retail + 13,916 digital)
    • {29/10/2015} God Eater: Resurrection [PS4] – 47,171 (40,649 retail + 6,522 digital)
    • {13/12/2018} God Eater 3 [PS4] – 269,649 (203,554 retail + 66,095 digital)
    • {11/07/2019} God Eater 3 [SWI] – 31,988 (28,770 retail + 3,218 digital)
  26. ^ Total sales of the Ni no Kuni series – 2.8 million[92]
  27. ^ Total sales of Atelier franchise in Japan:[47]
    • {23/05/1997} Atelier Marie: The Alchemist of Salburg [PS] – 212,578
    • {11/12/1997} Atelier Marie Ver.1.3: The Alchemist of Salburg [SAT] – 27,321
    • {04/06/1998} Atelier Marie Plus: The Alchemist of Salburg [PS] – 42,654
    • {17/12/1998} Atelier Elie: The Alchemist of Salburg 2 [PS] – 161,576
    • {08/01/2000} Atelier Marie GB / Elie GB [GBC] – 59,226
    • {21/06/2001} Atelier Lilie: The Alchemist of Salburg 3 [PS2] – 90,203
    • {25/10/2001} Marie & Elie: Atelier Pair [WSC] – 5,106
    • {15/11/2001} Atelier Marie & Elie: The Alchemist of Salburg 1 + 2 [DC] – 2,892
    • {04/04/2002} Atelier Lilie: The Alchemist of Salburg 3 Plus [PS2] – 3,655
    • {27/06/2002} Atelier Judie: The Alchemist of Gramnad [PS2] – 66,925
    • {24/01/2003} Atelier Marie, Elie & Anis: Message on the Gentle Breeze [GBA] – 12,900
    • {26/06/2003} Atelier Violet: The Alchemist of Gramnad 2 [PS2] – 58,566
    • {27/05/2004} Atelier Iris: Eternal Mana [PS2] – 80,969
    • {26/05/2005} Atelier Iris 2: The Azoth of Destiny [PS2] – 57,642
    • {27/10/2005} Atelier Marie + Elie: The Alchemist of Salburg 1 + 2 [PS2] – 5,747
    • {29/06/2006} Atelier Iris 3: Grand Phantasm [PS2] – 45,418
    • {19/04/2007} Atelier Lise: The Alchemist of Orde [DS] – 40,542
    • {21/06/2007} Mana Khemia: Alchemists of Al-Revis [PS2] – 46,563
    • {29/05/2008} Mana Khemia 2: Fall of Alchemy [PS2] – 48,394
    • {25/09/2008} Mana Khemia: Student Alliance [PSP] – 25,974
    • {12/03/2009} Atelier Annie: Alchemists of Sera Island [DS] – 38,103
    • {25/06/2009} Atelier Rorona: The Alchemist of Arland [PS3] – 75,063
    • {01/10/2009} Mana Khemia 2: Portable+ [PSP] – 16,540
    • {22/12/2009} Atelier Lina: The Alchemist of Strahl [DS] – 22,404
    • {08/04/2010} Atelier Judie: The Alchemist of Gramnad - Imprisoned Guardian [PSP] – 25,802
    • {24/06/2010} Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland [PS3] – 104,711
    • {23/09/2010} Atelier Rorona: The Alchemist of Arland (PlayStation 3 the Best) [PS3] – 8,617
    • {03/02/2011} Atelier Violet: The Alchemist of Gramnad 2 - The Memories of Ultramarine [PSP] – 15,685
    • {26/05/2011} Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland (PlayStation 3 the Best) [PS3] – 21,049
    • {23/06/2011} Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland [PS3] – 137,764
    • {12/04/2012} Atelier Elkrone: Dear for Otomate [PSP] – 13,352
    • {31/05/2012} Atelier Rorona: The Alchemist of Arland (PlayStation 3 the Best reprint) [PS3] – 10,552
    • {31/05/2012} Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland (PlayStation 3 the Best reprint) [PS3] – 7,735
    • {31/05/2012} Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland (PlayStation 3 the Best) [PS3] – 7,234
    • {28/06/2012} Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk [PS3] – 103,375
    • {29/11/2012} Atelier Totori Plus [PSV] – 56,643
    • {20/03/2013} Atelier Meruru Plus [PSV] – 45,563
    • {23/05/2013} Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk (Gust Best Price) [PS3] – 2,230
    • {27/06/2013} Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky [PS3] – 91,538
    • {21/11/2013} Atelier Rorona Plus: The Alchemist of Arland [PSV] – 33,393
    • {21/11/2013} Atelier Rorona Plus: The Alchemist of Arland [PS3] – 27,462
    • {27/03/2014} Atelier Ayesha Plus [PSV] – 19,702 (14,373 retail + 5,329 digital)
    • {17/07/2014} Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea [PS3] – 72,811 (70,324 retail + 2,487 digital)
    • {22/01/2015} Atelier Escha & Logy Plus [PSV] – 19,877
    • {04/06/2015} Atelier Rorona Plus [3DS] – 10,773 (9,908 retail + 865 digital)
    • {19/11/2015} Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book [PS4] – 39,601 (35,654 retail + 3,947 digital)
    • {19/11/2015} Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book [PSV] – 36,966
    • {19/11/2015} Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book [PS3] – 11,643
    • {03/03/2016} Atelier Shallie Plus [PSV] – 22,911 (20,403 retail + 2,508 digital)
    • {02/11/2016} Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey [PS4] – 34,745 (29,832 retail + 4,913 digital)
    • {02/11/2016} Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey [PSV] – 22,239 (20,186 retail + 2,053 digital)
    • {21/12/2017} Atelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious Paintings [PS4] – 31,092 (26,982 retail + 4,110 digital)
    • {20/09/2018} Atelier Arland Series - Deluxe Pack [PS4] – 4,451
    • {20/09/2018} Atelier Arland Series - Deluxe Pack [SWI] – 2,339
    • {31/01/2019} Nelke & the Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of the New World [PS4] – 31,832 (24,874 retail + 6,958 digital)
    • {31/01/2019} Nelke & the Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of the New World [SWI] – 11,608 (9,654 retail + 1,954 digital)
    • {31/01/2019} Nelke & the Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of the New World [PSV] – 4,044
    • {20/03/2019} Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland [PS4] – 40,594 (31,600 retail + 8,994 digital)
    • {20/03/2019} Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland [SWI] – 17,208
    • {26/09/2019} Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout [PS4] – 63,798
    • {26/09/2019} Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout [SWI] – 28,074
  28. ^ Valyria Chronicles series total sales:
  29. ^ Suikoden series:
    • Japan – 1,934,720
      • {15/12/1995} Suikoden [PS] – 167,000
      • {29/11/1996} Suikoden (PlayStation the Best) [PS] – 9,767
      • {17/12/1998} Suikoden II [PS] – 374,319
      • {13/09/2001} Suikoden: Card Stories [GBA] – 7,676
      • {11/07/2002} Suikoden III [PS2] – 377,729
      • {11/07/2002} Suikoden II (PSOne Books) [PS] – 42,471
      • {11/07/2002} Suikoden (PSOne Books) [PS] – 33,167
      • {19/08/2004} Suikoden IV [PS2] – 311,815
      • {02/09/2004} Suikoden III (Konami Palace Selection) [PS2] – 19,693
      • {22/09/2005} Suikoden Tactics [PS2] – 64,472
      • {23/02/2006} Suikoden V [PS2] – 194,780
      • {23/02/2006} Suikoden I & II [PSP] – 28,271
      • {18/12/2008} Suikoden: Tierkreis [DS] – 155,777
      • {05/11/2009} Suikoden I & II (Konami the Best) [PSP] – 20,320
      • {15/07/2010} Suikoden I & II (Best Selection) [PSP] – 26,597
      • {15/07/2010} Suikoden: Tierkreis (Best Selection) [DS] – 5,026
      • {09/02/2012} Suikoden: Tsumugareshi Hyakunen no Toki [PSP] – 93,773
      • {07/02/2013} Suikoden: Tsumugareshi Hyakunen no Toki (PSP the Best) [PSP] – 2,067
    • United States – 453,619
  30. ^ Total sales of Shiren the Wanderer franchise in Japan:[47]
    • {19/09/1993} Fūrai no Shiren [SFC] – 850,000
    • {01/12/1995} Fushigi no Dungeon 2: Fūrai no Shiren [SFC] – 196,195
    • {22/11/1996} Fushigi no Dungeon 2: Fūrai no Shiren GB [GB] – 103,238
    • {27/09/2000} Fushigi no Dungeon: Fūrai no Shiren 2 - Oni Shūrai! Shiren-jō! [N64] – 283,991
    • {19/07/2001} Fushigi no Dungeon: Fūrai no Shiren GB2 - Sabaku no Majou [GBC] – 174,317
    • {07/02/2002} Fushigi no Dungeon: Fūrai no Shiren Gaiden [DC] – 50,750
    • {14/12/2006} Fushigi no Dungeon: Fūrai no Shiren DS [DS] – 195,052
    • {05/06/2008} Fushigi no Dungeon: Fūrai no Shiren 3 [Wii] – 97,227
    • {13/11/2008} Fushigi no Dungeon: Fūrai no Shiren DS2 [DS] – 99,814
    • {28/01/2010} Fushigi no Dungeon: Fūrai no Shiren 3 Portable [PSP] – 31,373
    • {25/02/2010} Fushigi no Dungeon: Fūrai no Shiren 4 [DS] – 89,576
    • {09/12/2010} Fushigi no Dungeon: Fūrai no Shiren 5 [DS] – 63,269
    • {15/12/2011} Fushigi no Dungeon: Fūrai no Shiren 5 (Chun Selection) [DS] – 5,398
    • {18/10/2012} Fushigi no Dungeon: Fūrai no Shiren 4 Plus [PSP] – 19,018
    • {11/07/2013} Fushigi no Dungeon: Fūrai no Shiren 3 Portable (Spike Chunsoft the Best) [PSP] – 5,021
    • {04/06/2015} Fushigi no Dungeon: Furai no Shiren 5 Plus [PSV] – 33,859
  31. ^ Disgaea series:
    • Up until November 2011 – 1,700,000[101]
    • Japan console game sales since December 2011 – 280,211[102]
  32. ^ Total sales of Monster Rancher franchise in Japan – 2,156,731[103]
    • DS I wrote to will Hajimeyo talking! Monster Farm DS Tecmo, Ltd. 2007/07/12 – 43 328[103]
    • DS Monster Farm DS2 revived! Master breeder legend Tecmo, Ltd. August 2008 – 33 440[103]
    • GB Monster Farm Battle Card GB Tecmo, Ltd. 1999/12/14 – 97 995[103]
    • GBA Monster Rancher Advance Tecmo, Ltd. 2001/12/07 – 140 003[103]
    • GBA Monster Rancher Advance 2 Tecmo, Ltd. 2002/10/25 – 55 135[104]
    • PS Monster Farm Tecmo, Ltd. 1997/07/24 – 729 069[103]
    • PS Monster Farm 2 Tecmo, Ltd. 1999/02/25 – 640 245[103]
    • PS Monster Farm Battle Card Tecmo, Ltd. 2000/03/23 – 48 240[103]
    • PS2 Monster Farm Tecmo, Ltd. 2001/03/22 – 125 945[103]
    • PS2 Monster Farm 4 Tecmo, Ltd. 2003/08/14 – 183 783[104]
    • PS2 Monster Rancher EVO Tecmo, Ltd. 2005/12/08- 59 548[103]
  33. ^ Total sales of Ogre games - 2,135,145
  34. ^ Total sales of Grandia series in Japan – 1,068,131[116]
    • SAT Grandia Game Arts 1997/12/18 – 344,154[84]
    • SAT Grandia: Digital Museum 1998/05/28 – 32,226[84]
    • DC Grandia II Game Arts 2000/08/03 – 185,191[84]
    • PS Grandia Game Arts 1999/06/24 – 130,520[116]
    • PS2 Grandia II Enix 2002/02/21 – 51,535[116]
    • PS2 Grandia III square Enix 2005/08/04 – 236,116[84]
    • PS2 Grandia Xtreme Enix 2002/01/31 – 236,369[116]
  35. ^ Total sales of Medabots franchise in Japan:[47]
    • {28/11/1997} Medarot: Kabuto / Kuwagata [GBC] – 14,119
    • {20/03/1998} Medarot: Parts Collection [GBC] – 23,796
    • {29/05/1998} Medarot: Parts Collection 2 [GBC] – 4,931
    • {23/07/1999} Medarot 2: Kabuto / Kuwagata [GBC] – 485,259
    • {29/10/1999} Medarot 2: Parts Collection [GBC] – 45,490
    • {25/11/1999} Medarot R [PS] – 64,594
    • {10/03/2000} Medarot: Card Robottle [GBC] – 10,915
    • {16/03/2000} Medarot R: Parts Collection [PS] – 5,975
    • {23/07/2000} Medarot 3: Kabuto / Kuwagata [GBC] – 235,616
    • {24/11/2000} Medarot 3: Parts Collection – Z Kara no Chousenjou [GBC] – 39,316
    • {23/03/2001} Medarot 4: Kabuto / Kuwagata [GBC] – 115,672
    • {07/09/2001} Medarot Navi: Kabuto / Kuwagata [GBA] – 59,226
    • {14/12/2001} Medarot 5: Susutake Mura no Tenkousei - Kabuto / Kuwagata [GBC] – 44,918
    • {19/07/2002} Medarot G: Kabuto / Kuwagata [GBA] – 49,270
    • {18/04/2003} Medarot Ni Core: Kabuto / Kuwagata [GBA] – 8,627
    • {28/11/2003} Medarot G Brave [GC] – 21,298
    • {16/12/2004} Shingata Medarot: Kabuto / Kuwagata [GBA] – 3,256
    • {27/05/2010} Medarot DS: Kabuto / Kuwagata [DS] – 114,401
    • {13/09/2012} Medarot 7: Kabuto Ver. / Kuwagata Ver. [3DS] – 126,914
    • {14/11/2013} Medarot Dual: Kabuto Ver. / Kuwagata Ver. [3DS] – 48,453
    • {28/08/2014} Medarot 8: Kabuto Ver. / Kuwagata Ver. [3DS] – 52,838 (49,262 retail + 3,576 digital)
    • {24/12/2015} Medarot 9: Kabuto Version / Kuwagata Version [3DS] – 31,138
    • {10/03/2016} Medarot: Girls Mission - Kabuto Version / Kuwagata Version [3DS] – 24,658 (23,004 retail + 1,654 digital)
    • {21/12/2017} Medarot Classics: Kabuto Ver. / Kuwagata Ver. [3DS] – 26,659 (25,767 retail + 892 digital)
  36. ^ Total sales of Wild Arms series:
    • In Japan – 1,492,033[119]
      • PS Wild Arms SCE 1996/12/20 415 138[119]
      • PS Wild Arms 2nd Ignition SCE 1999/09/02 280 037[119]
      • PS2 Wild Arms 3 SCE 2002/03/14 273 318[119]
      • PS2 Wild Arms Alter Code: F SCE 2003/11/27 167 254[119]
      • PS2 Wild Arms 5 SCE December 14, 2006 117 975[119]
      • PS2 Wild Arms 4 SCE 2005/03/24 186 221[119]
      • PSP Wild Arms XF SCE August 2007 52 090[119]
    • Wild Arms and Wild Arms 2 in the United States – 364,358[99]
  37. ^ Total sales of Golden Sun franchise:
    • Golden Sun 1 – 740,000 (United States)[120] and 338,000 (Japan).[121]
    • Golden Sun 2 – 437,000 (United States) and 249,000 (Japan)[122]
    • Golden Sun: Dark Dawn – 83,607 (Japan)[47]
  38. ^ Xenosaga series:
  39. ^ Valkyrie Profile series: 1.537 million as of 2009
  40. ^ Summon Night total sales in Japan – 1,500,659[132]
    • DS Summon Night Bandai Namco Games 2008/04/24 – 69 076[132]
    • DS Summon Night 2 Bandai Namco Games August 2008 – 51 568[132]
    • DS Summon Night X ~ Tears Crown ~ Bandai Namco Games 2009/11/05 – 46 129[132]
    • DS Summon Night Twin Age ~ spirits of resonance (voice) – Banpresto Aug 2007- 48 162[132]
    • GBA Summon Night: Swordcraft Story Banpresto 2003/04/25 – 75 106[132]
    • GBA Summon Night: Swordcraft Story 2 Banpresto 2004/08/20 – 101 248[132]
    • GBA Summon Night: Swordcraft Story beginning of stone Banpresto 2005/12/08 – 53 690[132]
    • PS SUMMON NIGHT (Summon Night) Banpresto 2000/01/06 – 58 743[132]
    • PS Summon Night 2 Banpresto 2001/08/02 – 138 986[132]
    • PS Summon Night (PSone Books) Banpresto 2002/12/05 – 49 988[132]
    • PS2 Summon Night 3 Banpresto 2003/08/07 – 230 299[132]
    • PS2 Summon Night 4 Banpresto 2006/11/30 – 182 669[132]
    • PS2 Summon Night Ekusuteze Tsubasa ~ of dawn Banpresto 2005/08/04 – 153 962[132]
    • PS2 Knight promised sword of destruction Summon Night Gran thesis Bandai Namco Games Mar 2010 – 16 848[132]
    • PSP Summon Night 3 Bandai Namco Games 2012/10/04 – 56 726[132]
    • PSP Summon Night 4 Bandai Namco Games 2012/11/15 – 37 902[132]
    • PSP Summon Night 5 Bandai Namco Games 2013/05/16 – 129 557[132]
  41. ^ Total sales of Shining franchise in Japan:[47]
    • {20/12/1996} Shining the Holy Ark [SAT] – 83,641
    • {11/12/1997} Shining Force III: Scenario 1 – 67,516
    • {29/04/1998} Shining Force III: Scenario 2 [SAT] – 37,592
    • {23/09/1998} Shining Force III: Scenario 3 [SAT] – 38,372
    • {28/03/2002} Shining Soul [GBA] – 72,997
    • {24/07/2003} Shining Soul II [GBA] – 13,928
    • {05/08/2004} Shining Force: Resurrection of the Dark Dragon [GBA] – 34,794
    • {03/11/2004} Shining Tears [PS2] – 104,762
    • {24/03/2005} Shining Force Neo [PS2] – 96,013
    • {18/01/2007} Shining Force EXA [PS2] – 130,763
    • {17/05/2007} Shining Wind [PS2] – 126,561
    • {19/02/2009} Shining Force Feather [DS] – 67,341
    • {16/12/2010} Shining Hearts [PSP] – 162,885
    • {22/12/2011} Shining Hearts (PSP the Best) [PSP] – 6,185
    • {15/03/2012} Shining Blade [PSP] – 161,868
    • {28/02/2013} Shining Ark [PSP] – 106,585
    • {11/12/2014} Shining Resonance [PS3] – 109,238 (105,496 retail + 3,742 digital)
    • {26/11/2015} Blade Arcus from Shining EX [PS4] – 10,637
    • {26/11/2015} Blade Arcus from Shining EX [PS3] – 8,707
    • {29/03/2018} Shining Resonance Refrain [PS4] – 34,932 (32,342 retail + 2,590 digital)
    • {12/07/2018} Shining Resonance Refrain [SWI] – 3,645
    • {14/03/2019} Blade Arcus Rebellion from Shining [PS4] – 3,111
  42. ^ Total sales of Mother franchise in Japan:[84]
  43. ^ Total sales of .hack franchise in Japan:[47]
    • {20/06/2002} .hack//Infection [PS2] – 254,844
    • {19/09/2002} .hack//Mutation [PS2] – 191,463
    • {12/12/2002} .hack//Outbreak [PS2] – 163,010
    • {10/04/2003} .hack//Quarantine [PS2] – 119,881
    • {23/11/2005} .hack//frägment [PS2] – 8,916
    • {18/05/2006} .hack//G.U. Vol.1//Rebirth [PS2] – 162,047
    • {28/09/2006} .hack//G.U. Vol.2//Reminisce [PS2] – 177,074
    • {18/01/2007} .hack//G.U. Vol.3//Redemption [PS2] – 168,562
    • {18/01/2007} .hack//G.U. Vol.1//Rebirth (Welcome Price!) [PS2] – 2,592
    • {04/03/2010} .hack//Link [PSP] – 104,868
    • {28/06/2012} .hack: Sekai no Mukou ni + Versus – Hybrid Pack [PS3] – 23,530
    • {01/11/2017} .hack//G.U. Last Recode [PS4] – 68,650 (60,847 retail + 7,803 digital)
  44. ^ Total sales of Sword Art Online franchise in Japan:[47]
    • {14/03/2013} Sword Art Online: Infinity Moment [PSP] – 203,442
    • {24/04/2014} Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment [PSV] – 255,008
    • {26/03/2015} Sword Art Online: Lost Song [PSV] – 192,047
    • {26/03/2015} Sword Art Online: Lost Song [PS3] – 75,301
    • {19/11/2015} Sword Art Online: Game Director's Edition [PS4] – 26,299
    • {27/10/2016} Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization [PSV] – 138,720
    • {27/10/2016} Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization [PS4] – 98,644
    • {16/03/2017} Accel World VS Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight [PSV] – 60,447
    • {16/03/2017} Accel World VS Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight [PS4] – 39,478
    • {08/02/2018} Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet [PS4] – 133,108
    • {17/01/2019} Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet - Complete Edition [PS4] – 19,464
    • {25/04/2019} Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization - Deluxe Edition [SWI] – 29,782
    • {08/08/2019} Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet - Complete Edition [SWI] – 18,427
    • {09/07/2020} Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris [PS4] – 81,162
  45. ^ Total sales of Popolocrois franchise:[84]
    • PS – PoPoLoCrois Monogatari – 1996/12/07 – 406,454
    • PS – PoPoLoCrois Monogatari (PlayStation the Best) – 1997/06/27 – 26,298
    • PS – PoPoRoGue – 1998/11/26 – 247,758
    • PS – PoPoLoCrois Monogatari II – 2000/01/27 – 186,848
    • PS2 – PoPoLoCrois: Hajimari no Bouken – 2002/06/20 – 160,487
    • PS2 – PoPoLoCrois: Tsuki no Okite no Bouken – 2004/03/18 – 70,631
    • PSP – PoPoLoCrois Monogatari: Pietoro Ouji no Bouken – 2005/02/10 – 79,756
    • 3DS – Return to PoPoLoCrois: A Story of Seasons Fairytale – 2015/06/18 – 74,190
  46. ^ Total sales of Soul Blazer franchise:[84]
    • SNES– Soul Blazer – 1992/01/31 – 295,000[133]
    • SNES– Illusion of Gaia – 1993/11/29 – 650,000[134]
    • SNES– Terranigma – 1995/10/20 – 200,000[135]
  47. ^ Total sales of Little Battlers Experience franchise in Japan:[47]
    • {16/06/2011} Little Battlers eXperience [PSP] – 328,323
    • {23/11/2011} Little Battlers eXperience: Boost [PSP] – 192,189
    • {05/07/2012} Little Battlers eXperience: Explosive Boost [3DS] – 205,922
    • {18/10/2012} Little Battlers eXperience W [PSP] – 183,582
    • {18/10/2012} Little Battlers eXperience W [PSV] – 35,373
    • {18/07/2013} Little Battlers eXperience W: Super Custom [3DS] – 80,773
    • {31/10/2013} Little Battlers eXperience Wars [3DS] – 100,361
  48. ^ Total sales of Bravely franchise:
  49. ^ Lunar franchise – 1,084,218
  50. ^ Rune Factory franchise – 1,022,412
    • {24/08/2006} Rune Factory: A Fantasy Harvest Moon [DS] – 145,346 in Japan[47]
    • {03/01/2008} Rune Factory 2: A Fantasy Harvest Moon [DS] – 116,287 in Japan[47]
    • {27/11/2008} Rune Factory: Frontier [Wii] – 41,170 in Japan[47]
    • {22/10/2009} Rune Factory 3: A Fantasy Harvest Moon [DS] – 85,648 in Japan[47]
    • {24/02/2011} Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny [PS3] – 47,619 in Japan[47]
    • {24/02/2011} Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny [Wii] – 22,177 in Japan[47]
    • {24/03/2011} Rune Factory: Frontier (Wii Select) [Wii] – 8,650 in Japan[47]
    • {26/01/2012} Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny (PlayStation 3 the Best) [PS3] – 6,601 in Japan[47]
    • {26/01/2012} Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny (Best Collection) [Wii] – 3,047 in Japan[47]
    • {19/07/2012} Rune Factory 4 [3DS] – 177,454 in Japan;[47] 200,000 in North America[141]
    • {26/10/2017} Rune Factory 4 (Best Collection) [3DS] – 5,991 in Japan[47]
    • {25/07/2019} Rune Factory 4 Special [SWI] – 62,412 in Japan;[47] 100,000 in North America[142]

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