Famitsu Readers Rate their Top RPGs

It’s always interesting to see what our counterparts in the East are enjoying. In an article in the latest Famitsu, readers were polled about their favorite RPG series. From the votes, Famitsu tallied up the results and gave us a top ten list. The final list is interest in that Japan has so many timeless RPG series. Thus the data here are fairly interesting, as not all installments on the list are in the place you’d expect.

Here’s the list:

  1. Dragon Quest series – 366 votes
  2. Final Fantasy series – 361 votes
  3. Pokemon series – 135 votes
  4. Tales of series – 84 votes
  5. Shin Megami Tensei series – 44 votes
  6. Persona series – 41 votes
  7. SaGa series – 29 votes
  8. Kingdom Hearts series – 23 votes
  9. Suikoden series – 22 votes
  10. Mother series – 19 votes