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STORE INTELLIGENCE · JULIA CHAN · MAY 2019

Top Apps Worldwide by Publishers Based in Japan for Q1 2019

See the top apps worldwide by publishers based in Japan for Q1 2019 by downloads, according to Sensor Tower data.

Top Apps Worldwide by Publishers based in Japan for Q1 2019

The most downloaded app worldwide for Q1 2019 by a publisher based in Japan was Snowball.io from Geisha Tokyo Inc. with close to 14 million new installs. Its largest share of installs in Q1 came from the United States at 26 percent, followed by China at 10 percent and South Korea at 9 percent. The full top 10 ranking of apps by publishers based in Japan by downloads for Q1 2019 is above. App download estimates are from Sensor Tower’s Store Intelligence platform.

Super Mario Run from Nintendo was the second most installed app worldwide by a publisher based in Japan last quarter with close to 12 million estimated downloads. The largest percentage of its installs for the quarter came from the United States at 17 percent, followed by Brazil at 11 percent. SonyLIV from Sony Pictures Networks, PAC-MAN from Bandai Namco, and Winning Eleven 2019 from Konami made up the rest of the top five most downloaded apps last quarter from publishers in Japan.

Store Intelligence users can see app download estimates for the above apps in addition to historical performance metrics on the Sensor Tower platform. Our estimates include downloads for the App Store and Google Play worldwide between Jan. 1, 2019 and Mar. 31, 2019. Apple apps and Google pre-installed apps are excluded. We report unique installs only. Android estimates do not include third-party stores. Figures represent aggregate installs of all app versions, ex: Facebook and Facebook Lite.


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Julia Chan

Written by: Julia Chan, Mobile Insights Analyst

Date: May 2019

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