Android smart phone apps ranking in Japan by gross revenues (Feb. 18, 2015)
AppAnnie showed that in terms of combined iOS AppStore + Google Play revenues, Japan is No. 1 globally, spending more than the USA. Therefore Japan is naturally the No. 1 target globally for many mobile game companies!
Android Google Play – Japan “Top Grossing” apps ranking of February 18, 2015:
Note that the Android/Google Play ranking shown here is very similar to the iOS top grossing ranking.
- No. 1 Puzzle & Dragons by GungHo
- No. 2 Monster strike (by Mixi)
- No. 3 白猫プロジェクト (= white cat project) (by Colopl Inc.)
- No. 4 クイズRPG 魔法使いと黒猫のウィズ (= Quiz RPG (role playing game) The World of Mystic Wiz, the which and the black cat wiz) (by Colopl Inc.)
- No. 5 LINE Disney tsumu tsumu (by LINE Corporation) (ツムツム = Tsum Tsum)
- No. 6 LINE PokoPoko (by LINE Corporation)
- No. 7 Dragon Quest Monsters Superlight (by Square Enix)
- No. 8 LINE (by LINE Corporation)
- No. 9 Final Fantasy Record Keeper (by DeNA Ltd)
- No. 10 LINE Rangers (by LINE Corporation)
- No. 11 Love life! School Idol Festival (by KLab Inc.)
- No. 12 Logres of Swords and Sorcery – popular online RPG (by Marvelous Inc.)
- No. 13 Runaway lives motorcycle Tiger (by Donuts Co Ltd)
- No. 14 Clash of Clans (by Supercell)
- No. 15 Chain chronicle – real scenario RPG (ChainChro = チェンクロ) (by SEGA Corporation)
- No. 16 Actual powerful pro-baseball (実況パワフルプロ野球) (by KONAMI)
- No. 17 Schoolgirl strikers (by Square Enix)
- No. 18 Puyo puyo!! Quest (by Sega Corporation)
- No. 19 LINE POP2 (by LINE Corporation)
- No. 20 Granblue Fantasy (by Cygames Inc)
- No. 21 Drift Spirits (by Bandai Namco Games Inc)
- No. 22 Pro baseball Pride 2014 (by Colopl Inc.)
- No. 23 Sengoku Enbu – KIZNA – (by Sumzap Inc)
- No. 24 Dragon poker (by Asobism Co Ltd)
- No. 25 Gandam Conquest (by Bandai Namco Games Inc)
Japan’s iconic game companies created many game categories – this tradition carries over to mobile gaming now.
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