The Yo-Kai Watch phenomenon has been confirmed for more than 100 countries across Europe and Africa, including the UK, with the first season of the show coming this Spring. Get ready for the licensed toys and videogames…
After its successful run in Japan and in the USA, the animated TV series Yo-Kai Watch will be available on popular kids’ channels, to be revealed soon.
Created by the renowned Japanese video game company LEVEL-5, Inc. (LBX: Little Battlers eXperience,Inazuma Eleven, Professor Layton), the Yo-Kai Watch franchise currently boasts a Nintendo 3DS video game series that has sold over 10 million unitsin Japan alone, a top-rated animated TV series jointly produced by LEVEL-5, Inc., Dentsu Inc., and TV Tokyo Corporation, manga and related books published by SHOGAKUKAN INC, as well as toys and other merchandise that have generated over 2 billion euro in retail sales in Japan. With an imaginative plot, great characters and hilarious comedy, Yo-Kai Watch has become one of the most popular franchises of all time in Japan, in just 2 years!
The animated TV series Yo-Kai Watch was successfully launched in the USA last year, along with video game, toys and merchandising.
The story of Yo-Kai Watch centers around a young boy, Nate, who gets a special watch empowering him to discover mysterious beings called “Yo-kai” that are everywhere to cause us little nuisances in our daily life. Nate’s role is to find out the reason for the Yo-kai’s mischievous behaviors and to talk them out of it, using his own creative wit and helped by his fellow Yo-kai that he befriends each time he solves a problem.