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Youkai Watch

Youkai Watch

Alternative Titles

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

Information

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

Statistics

Score: 7.011 (scored by 130 users)
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Ranked: #89872
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Popularity: #11643
Members: 467
Favorites: 15
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Synopsis

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)

Background

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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Jun 20, 2017
sc00pj0hn (All reviews)
(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 read more

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