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Youkai Watch Movie 1: Tanjou no Himitsu da Nyan!

Alternative Titles

English: Yo-kai Watch the Movie: It's the Secret of Birth, Meow!
Synonyms: Yokai Watch Movie, Eiga Youkai Watch, Youkai Watch the Movie: The Secret of Birth, Nyan!
Japanese: 映画 妖怪ウォッチ 誕生の秘密だニャン!


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 20, 2014
Producers: GYAO!, BIGFACE
Studios: OLM
Source: Unknown
Duration: 1 hr. 36 min.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 7.201 (scored by 1,013 users)
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Ranked: #28952
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Popularity: #7237
Members: 2,191
Favorites: 4
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The movie will feature special guests such as popular familiar characters from the TV anime series and the latest Youkai from the upcoming Youkai Watch 2 sequel games.


Winner of the 2016 Japan Movie Critics Awards for Best Family Animation of the Year.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Endou, Aya
Imada, Kanchi
Satou, Chie
Kodama, Fumika
Endou, Aya
Bando, Naoki


Takahashi, Shigeharu
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
King Creamsoda
Theme Song Performance
Nagano, Takuzou
Original Character Design
Alcântara, Pedro
ADR Director

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Jul 11, 2017
CatSoul (All reviews)
Yokai Watch is, in a nutshell, a Pokemon imitator that actually tries a few new things, which is why it stands out from the crowd of Pokemon imitators and has become such a success in Japan. Of course, much like Pokemon, they had to have their opportunity to show off their success on the big screen!

That success has partially translated over to the international side, however not to the same extent as Japan. That's probably why this movie was only in theaters for a single day in America, and wound up quickly popping up on television and Netflix.

It's clear from the beginning of this movie read more


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