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Jack Cobbler (Japanese: 下町シン Shimomachi Shin) is one of the main characters that appear in the Yo-kai Watch series, first appearing as the protagonist of Yo-kai Watch: Forever Friends and as a playable character in Yo-kai Watch 4.

He owns the Yo-kai Watch Elda Zero, which was given to him by Tae's grandmother.


Video Games

Anime series

Manga series

Physical Traits

Jack is a young boy with tan skin, scruffy denim blue hair and gray eyes.

He wears a beige sweatshirt with an orange stripe on either shoulder. He also wears dark blue shorts and black shoes with white soles.


Yo-kai Watch 4



Alistair and Jack.

Alistair is Jack's best friend. The two quickly bonded after he saved him from suicide, and grew closer as they plotted to defeat Shien and bring back the stolen souls of humans. Jack feels so strongly connected with Alistair, that he wishes to become a Yo-kai so they can be together after he returns to the Yo-kai World.

Tae Arihoshi

Tae ends up marrying Jack after the main events of the movie, which implies they have gained romantic feelings for each other.

In the anime

Yo-kai Watch: Forever Friends

Jack is a poor boy from the 60s, living happily despite his poverty. However, after his mother dies, who was his only family, he falls into deep despair.

After meeting Yo-kai like Suu-san, and being saved by Alistair, who also lost his family, as well as Tae, a girl who can see Yo-kai, the group of children starts planning for a way to return the souls of the boys' lost family members.



  • Jack is the only playable Yo-kai Watch Master in Yo-kai Watch 4 from his world, unlike the rest of the playable cast, who all share a world with another playable character.

In other languages

Language Name Meaning
Flag of Japan.svg Japanese 下町シン Shimomachi Shin
Flag of France.svg French Jules
Flag of Germany.svg German Martin


Main article: Jack Cobbler/Gallery