New Yo-kai Watch Merchandise Hits Retail


SANTA MONICA: New products based on the hit animated series Yo-kai Watch are slated to become available at such retailers as Walmart, Target, Kmart, Toys “R” Us and Hot Topic.

A variety of merchandise is launching now for back-to-school, including backpacks, accessories, apparel, sleepwear, footwear and plush. A new Yo-kai Watch video game for Nintendo 3DS will hit shelves on September 30, with two versions, Yo-kai Watch 2: Bony Spirits and Yo-kai Watch 2: Fleshy Souls. Hasbro’s new Yo-kai Watch items, including the Yo-kai Watch Model Zero and Yo-Motion Yo-kai Medals, will become available on October 1.

The second season of Yo-kai Watch from LEVEL-5 abby is due to debut on Disney XD on Monday, August 1, with ten consecutive new episodes airing weekdays through Friday, August 12, at 12:30 p.m. On August 27, the show will move to its regular time slot on Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. The sophomore season comprises 50 episodes and introduces viewers to more than 90 new Yo-kai.