Film adds new scenes & recounts Keita’s first Yo-kai encounter, Jibanyan’s origin, shorts
Level 5 revealed on Thursday that Yo-kai Watch ♪, the new television anime series in the Yo-kai Watch franchise, will have a compilation film titled Yo-kai Watch ♪ Keita to Orecchi no Deiai-hen da Nyan ♪ Wa, Watashi mo~ ♪♪ (Yo-kai Watch ♪ How Me and Keita Met ♪ M–Me Too~ ♪♪) with new added scenes. The film will open in Japan on November 12.
The film will incorporate Keita’s first meeting with Whisper and Jibanyan (from television episode 1), the story of why Jibanyan became a Yo-kai (from episode 25) , and the popular “4-Koma-san” (Mr. Four-Panel) shorts.
The anime premiered on April 9. The new show features unique and returning Yo-kai. The comedy also centers on the original series’ main characters: fifth-grader Keita (Nate in the English version), ghost butler Whisper, and popular Yo-kai like Jibanyan and Komasan. The original cast members for these four characters are returning for this new series.
The previous anime series to feature Keita was titled Yo-kai Watch (with an exclamation mark), which premiered on April 2019. That anime brought back Keita as the main character.
Yo-kai Gakuen Y: N to no Sōgū (Yo-Kai Academy Y: An Encounter With N), the most recent Yo-kai Watch anime series, premiered in December 2019 with the protagonist Jinpei Jiba on TV Tokyo and its affiliates. The Eiga Yo-kai Watch Jam: Yo-kai Gakuen Y – Neko wa Hero ni Nareru ka anime film opened in Japan in December 2019.
Source: Comic Natalie