[NEW ANIME] Yo-Kai Watch gets 4th movie this December, to feature ‘lightside’ and ‘Shadowside’ transformations
Yo-Kai Watch is currently one of Japan’s most popular franchises. Now, it’s already even getting its fourth anime movie, which is titled o-kai Watch Shadowside: Oni-ou no Fukkatsu (Yo-kai Watch Shadowside: The Return of the Oni King). According to an advance copy of the July 2017 edition of Shogakukan’s CoroCoro Comic Magazine, this new anime movie will premiere in December 16, 2017.
According to ANN, the movie will feature the ability for yo-kai to transform into “lightside” and “shadowside” forms. With these new forms, the yo-kai will show different personalities, abilities, and appearances. The magazine also shows lightside and shadowside forms for Jibanyan, Komasan, and Whisper.
The movie will also add three new human characters who each have their own Yo-Kai watches. The first character is Akinori, a boy who can see yo-kai whose family manages a shrine. The second character is Natsume, a lively middle-school girl who is friends with yo-kai. The third character is Touma, a boy with a mysterious air that attracts yo-kai. The movie will also feature Nurarihyon, Lord Enma, and Slimamander. More details about the new movie will be revealed in the days to come.
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