The hit anime sensation Yo-Kai Watch is finally coming to the United Kingdom this spring, following an announcement that Cartoon Network will be broadcasting the series from 23rd April 2016. The news came from the recently opened Yo-Kai Watch UK Twitter account; prompting speculation that we may hear about the long-awaited release of Level-5’s Nintendo 3DS game soon.
An adaptation of LEVEL-5’s best-selling Nintendo 3DS video game and a vital cornerstone of the franchise’s continued success, Yo-Kai Watch tells the story of Nate, a young boy who gains the ability to see a variety of mysterious creatures called “Yo-Kai” after obtaining the titular timepiece. Ranging from benevolent to malevolent, these creatures are the secret source of many unusual events, such as fighting families, unusual truth-tellings and even flatulence!
Following the launch of its inaugural role-playing game in July 2013 and the première of a television anime the following January, the franchise because a national phenomenon spawning multiple sequels, spin-offs and theatrical movies. The franchise made its North American debut with the television anime on Disney XD in October 2015. Nintendo of America published the Yo-Kai Watch Nintendo 3DS game the following month.
Are you looking forward to Yo-Kai Watch?