Nintendo, Level-5 and Hasbro will bring a new video game, toys to North America.
The game launch follows the premiere of the second season of the “Yo-Kai Watch” animated TV show, which is scheduled to air on Disney XD this summer.
To complement the “Yo-Kai” franchise update, toy partner Hasbro will add new items to its “Yo-Kai Watch” line this fall, including the “Yo-Kai Watch” Model Zero, which is designed to look like the watch worn by Nate in season two of the TV series. Hasbro will also launch a new series of Yo-Motion Yo-Kai Medals, which are compatible with the new watch, as well as custom accessories, plush toys, electronic figures and a new trading card game.
“After being such a massive sensation in Japan, it’s great to see the U.S. start to embrace the mischievous and lovable Yo-Kai,” says Scott Moffitt, executive vice president, sales and marketing, Nintendo of America. “We’re excited to continue brining fun Yo-kai experiences
The video game “Yo-Kai Watch 2” will offer new areas to explore outside of Springdale, more than 100 new Yo-kai, a new in-game Yo-kai Watch and the ability to travel back in time. The game will also launch with two versions–“Yo-Kai Watch 2: Bony Spirits” and “Yo-Kai Watch 2: Fleshy Souls–that will feature exclusive Yo-kai that can only be found their respective games.
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