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Youkai Watch

Youkai Watch

Alternative Titles

English: Yo-kai Watch
Japanese: 妖怪ウォッチ


Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Dec 15, 2012 to ?
Authors: Konishi, Noriyuki (Story & Art)
Serialization: CoroCoro Comic


Score: 7.171 (scored by 60 users)
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Ranked: #69092
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Popularity: #13428
Members: 276
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While walking around town one day, 5th grader Amano Keita notices a bizarre capsule toy machine in the woods and decides to buy a toy. But when he opens the capsule he receives, a ghostly creature named Whisper materializes. Impressed that Keita neither ran away nor bombarded him with questions, he decides to give Keita the Youkai Watch. The watch is a device that allows the wearer to see youkai, which are fantastical creatures, each type possessing different kinds of magical abilities, and which are normally invisible to humans. The Youkai Watch also allows the wearer to summon any youkai he has befriended, enabling the wearer to make use of the youkai's powers. Using it, Keita and Whisper encounter many mischievous youkai around town, resolving the trouble they're causing and befriending many at the same time.

(Source: MU)


Youkai Watch won the 38th Kodansha Manga and 60th Shogakukan Awards for best children's manga in 2014 and 2015 respectively.

The series has been published in English as Yo-kai Watch by VIZ Media under the Perfect Square imprint (uses Westernized names) since November 3, 2015 and by Shogakukan Asia (uses original Japanese names) since July 1, 2015. It will be published in Spanish by Norma Editorial.

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