Youkai Watch
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Youkai Watch

Alternative Titles

Japanese: 妖怪ウォッチ
English: Yo-kai Watch
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Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Dec 15, 2012 to ?
Genres: Action Action, Award Winning Award Winning, Supernatural Supernatural
Theme: Mythology Mythology
Demographic: Kids Kids
Serialization: CoroCoro Comic
Authors: Konishi, Noriyuki (Story & Art)


Score: 6.611 (scored by 566566 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #139982
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #10732
Members: 1,513
Favorites: 43


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Keita Amano's average elementary school life is turned on its head when he finds a capsule machine on the way to school. Upon opening a capsule-shaped rock from the machine, Keita frees the youkai Whisper, who expresses his gratitude and declares himself Keita's personal butler from then on. Whisper also bestows upon Keita the Youkai Watch, a device that allows its user to see and make contracts with the youkai around them.

Soon, Keita sees a wide variety of youkai causing mayhem in his everyday life. With the help of Whisper and his growing list of supernatural friends, Keita begins to mend the relationship between humanity and the youkai without even realizing it.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]


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

The series has been published in English as Yo-kai Watch by VIZ Media since November 3, 2015, and by Shogakukan Asia since July 1, 2015. It has also been published in Spanish by Norma Editorial since May 7, 2016. The manga was released in Italian by Panini Comics from January 26, 2017, to January 25, 2018, covering the first five volumes only.

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Jun 20, 2017
Preliminary (4/? eps)
(This review may change during time, i've only read the first volume and bit of the second volume, italian version, so it might not be a fully proper review.)

As a new fan of Yokai Watch, it happened to me that i bought the second and third volume of the italian version of this manga when i went to a comics store.
I love the character designs of the franchise, especially Jibanyan, which made me get into the franchise. I never bothered buying the game as infact the mangas costed about ten bucks or fewer, so let me get this straight on.

The manga's storytelling is fairly simple ...

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