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A new game called Yo-kai Academy Y: Waiwai Gakuen Seikatsu based off the sixth movie and it's series is slated for a digital release for the Nintendo Switch on August 13, 2020 in Japan! A PlayStation 4 and physical release are confirmed to be in the works!
A new expansion for Yo-kai Watch 4, called Yo-kai Watch 4++, has been officially confirmed, alongside the PlayStation 4 release of the game! It will come out on December 5, 2019 in Japan.
Yo-kai Watch 3 is finally out in North America, Europe, and Australia! This game contains all of the updates and Yo-kai that were originally released in Japan.
March 21, 2019 - It was announced that Yo-kai Watch: Medal Wars will be available on the app store for a limited-time week-long trial release on March 28, 2019.
March 14, 2019 - A sixth Yo-kai Watch movie was officially announced, called "Yo-kai Gakuen Y" and will be released theartically in Japanese theaters in Winter 2019.
March 13, 2019 - From a recent Corocoro magazine leak, a release date for Yo-kai Watch 4 was revealed for June 6, 2019.
February 3, 2019 - Yo-kai Watch 3 is officially released in America under a single game version.
The first episode of the Yo-kai Watch animated series was broadcasted in Japan on January 8, 2014, which was more than six months after the video game was released. It wouldn't be dubbed into English until it was aired in the United States on October 5, 2015, to coincide with the manga, video game and merchandise.
The episode focuses on Nate meeting Whisper at Mt. Wildwood after he gets unsealed from a mysterious capsule machine. To thank him, Whisper gives Nate a Yo-kai Watch, which would allow him to see Yo-kai behind regular daily occurances. Later on, he meets Jibanyan, who is determined to impress his former owner after he became a Yo-kai.
The whole premise of this episode is loosely based on the first chapter of the Yo-kai Watch video game, and serves as the overall pilot to the entire franchise.