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2002 Top 50 Best Selling Japanese Console Games
For the 2002 financial year between April 1, 2002 - March 31, 2003


Rank

Game Title Publisher

System

Genre

Sold in 2002 Total Sold
1 Pocket Monster Sapphire Pokemon GBA RPG 2,097,129 2,097,129
2 Pocket Monster Ruby Pokemon GBA RPG 2,046,415 2,046,415
3 Final Fantasy X-2 Square PS2 RPG 1,837,887 1,837,887
4 World Soccer Winning Eleven 6 Konami PS2 SPT 1,093,635 1,093,635
5 Shin Sangoku Musou 3 Koei PS2 ACT 1,015,985 1,015,985
6 Tales of Destiny 2 Namco PS2 RPG 833,877 833,877
7 Shin Sangoku Musou 2 Mushoden Koei PS2 ACT 778,782 778,782
8 Mario Party 4 Nintendo GC ETC 762,003 762,003
9 Super Mario Sunshine Nintendo GC ACT 690,596 690,596
10 Kirby Star: Fountain of Dreams Nintendo GBA ACT 648,513 648,513
11 Legend of Zelda: Baton of WInd Nintendo GC A.RPG 631,234 631,234
12 World Soccer Winning Eleven 6 Final Evolution Konami PS2 SPT 618,767 618,767
13 SD Gundam G Generation Neo Bandai PS2 S.RPG 570,100 570,100
14 Toruneko's Grand Adventure 3: Mysterious Dungeons Enix PS2 RPG 533,692 533,692
15 Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Bandai PS2 FIG 529,086 529,086
16 Taikou no Tetsujin Namco PS2 MUS 515,456 515,456
17 Rachet & Clank Sony PS2 ACT 509,128 509,128
18 Star Ocean: Till the End of Time Enix PS2 RPG 452,105 452,105
19 Rockman EXE 3 Capcom GBA A.RPG 441,263 441,263
20 Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 9 Konami PS2 SPT 431,291 431,291
21 Devil May Cry 2 Capcom PS2 ACT 427,053 427,053
22 Kingdom Hearts ** Square PS2 A.RPG 403,707 819,617
23 Unlimited: SaGa Square PS2 RPG 401,423 401,423
24 My Summer 2: Chapter of Sea Sony PS2 AVG 400,506 400,506
25 Final Fantasy Tactics Advance Square GBA S.RPG 395,382 395,382
26 Momotarou Dentetsu 11 Hudson PS2 TBG 395,197 395,197
27 MS Gundam: Giren's Ambition - Independence War Bandai PS2 SLG 384,736 384,736
28 Mobile Suit Gundam: Lost War Chronicles Bandai PS2 ACT 383,903 383,903
29 Genso Suikoden III Konami PS2 RPG 367,865 367,865
30 Super Mario Advance 3: Yoshi's Island Nintendo GBA ACT 367,135 367,135
31 Kingdom Hearts Final Mix Square PS2 A.RPG 351,407 351,407
32 Biohazard 0 Capcom GC A.AVG 327,198 327,198
33 The 2nd Super Robot Taisen Alpha Banpresto PS2 S.RPG 322,058 322,058
34 Kamaitachi 2 Chun Soft PS2 AVG 313,787 313,787
35 Legend of Stafi Nintendo GBA ACT 311,455 311,455
36 Dragon Quest Monsters 1 & 2 Enix PS RPG 307,477 307,455
37 From TV Animation One Piece Grand Battle 2 ** Bandai PS FIG 296,650 584,301
38 Actual Combat Pachislot King of Beast S Sammy PS2 SLG 290,902 290,902
39 Lupin the 3rd: Legacy of the Magician King Banpresto PS2 A.AVG 290,287 290,287
40 Hamtarou 3: Love Love Adventure Nintendo GBA AVG 289,440 289,440
41 Sarugetchu 2 (Ape Espcae 2) Sony PS2 ACT 288,841 288,841
42 Super Robot Taisen R Banpresto GBA S.RPG 271,150 271,150
43 Starfox Adventure Nintendo GC A.AVG 255,535 255,535
44 Nechu Professional Baseball 2002 Namco PS2 SPT 254,763 254,763
45 Shinobi Sega PS2 ACT 242,734 242,734
46 Yu-Gi-Oh Duel Monsters 7: The Duelcity Legend Konami GBA RPG 236,490 236,490
47 Dark Chronicle Sony PS2 RPG 235,917 235,917
48 .Hack Vol. 1 Infection Expansion Vol. 1 Bandai PS2 RPG 232,467 232,467
49 From TV Animation One Piece: Treasure Battle Bandai GC ACT 222,098 222,098
50 Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne Atlus PS2 RPG 219,020 219,020

Notes:
1. ** denotes titles released in previous year
2. "Pokemon" is a new subsidiary of Nintendo to publish Pokemon related software

2002 Top 10 Game Publishers in Japan

Rank Publisher Number of titles
(in Top 100)
1 Nintendo 14
2 Bandai 12
3 Konami 10
3 Capcom 10
5 Square 8
6 Banpresto 7
7 Sony 6
8 Namco 5
8 Sega 5
10 Koei 4
10 Enix 4


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