VIZ Media Europe has announced the first 26 episodes of the animated TV series YO-KAI WATCH will debut on Cartoon Network in the UK on April 23, 2016.
The animated TV series will also be available in more than 100 territories (Europe & Africa) on leading kids channels to ensure maximum exposure for the show.
- France: BOING in April 2016 – Gulli on September 1st, 2016 – Cartoon Network in March 2017
- Germany and Austria: Nickelodeon on May 21st, 2016
- Italy: Cartoon Network in April 2016, later on BOING
- Spain: BOING in May, 2016
- Africa: BOING in May 2016
- Russia and Ukraine: channels to be announced soon – fall 2016
- Belgium and Netherlands: Nickelodeon on May 21st, 2016
- Central and Eastern Europe, Nordics countries, Portugal, Turkey and Poland: Cartoon Network between April and May 2016
- Israel : Noga in Summer 2016
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.