New series will follow the events of next month's upcoming film
If you're looking forward to next month's Yo-Kai Watch film, we have good news: it's going to be the basis of the new season!
The upcoming Yo-Kai Academy Y: Can a Cat Be a Hero? takes place in an alternate universe where Yo-kai are humanoid students enrolled in a prestigious academy. Rather than humans using Yo-Kai Watches to communicate with creatures, the students use a version of their own—the YSP Watch—to power up into heroes.
The series will be titled Yo-Kai Watch Jam: Yo-Kai Academy Y -Encounter with N-. Jinpei Jiba (a humanoid version of Jibanyan) will return as the leader of the YSP Club, a heroic group of transforming friends solving mysteries around campus:
The new series premieres on TV TOKYO on December 27.
Source: Anime! Anime!
Kara Dennison is the co-founder of Altrix Books and co-creator of OEL light novel series Owl's Flower, with writing credits across the Internet. She blogs at karadennison.com and tweets @RubyCosmos. Her latest book, Vanishing Tales of the City, is now available for pre-order.