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Yo-kai Watch Jam - Yo-kai Academy Y: Close Encounters of the N Kind (Japanese: 妖怪ウォッチJam: 妖怪学園Y 〜Nとの遭遇〜 Yōkai Wotchi Jam - Yōkai Gakuen Y: - N to no sōgū), officially known in Japan as Y School Heroes is an animated Japanese comedy-action-adventure series. It started airing on December 27, 2019 in Japan, replacing Yo-kai Watch!.

The series takes place before and after the events of Yo-kai Watch Jam - Yo-kai Academy Y the Movie: Can a Cat be a Hero? serving as a continuation and expansion of the movie.


The super elite school Y Academy is shrouded in many mysteries. The "YSP Club" tackles those very mysteries. And not just that, they can also transform into "Yo-kai Heroes". They are entrusted with the mission of solving the greatest mysteries in Yo-kai history. An overly powerful student council, a ruthless disciplinary committee, and even an alien invasion.

What awaits Jinpei, and the other "YSP Club" members? A bright future? Or perhaps... Sudden gag overload. Touching developments that’ll move you to tears. A completely new experience is waiting for you. Unravel the biggest mystery of the Y Academy... no, the entire world.


Main article: List of Yo-kai Watch Jam - Yo-kai Academy Y: Close Encounters of the N Kind episodes


  • This is the second Yo-kai Watch anime series to be based off an Yo-kai Watch film. The first being Yo-kai Watch Shadowside.

External links

Yo-kai Academy Y Official Japanese Website

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    • I think the update might come out in May, and I think the new area will include a couple of new shops, a new form of the Y-Coin, etc.
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