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Viz Media unveils broadcasters and release dates for Yo-Kai Watch in Europe

Published on: 25th February 2016

The first season of the animated TV series will debut on Cartoon Network in the UK on 23rd April.

Yo-Kai-Watch-480After its successful run in Japan and in the US, 26 episodes of the animated TV series will be broadcast in more than 100 countries in Europe and Africa this spring.

European broadcasters include Boing (April 2016), Gulli and Cartoon Network (March 2017) in France; Boing in Spain and Africa (May 2016); Nickelodeon in Germany, Austria, Belgium and the Netherlands (May 2016); Cartoon Network in Italy (April 2016); Cartoon Network in Central and Eastern Europe, Nordic countries, Portugal, Turkey and Poland (April/May 2016), Noga in Israel (summer 2016) and with channels to be announced soon in Russia and Ukraine.

Created by the renowned Japanese video game company Level-5, the Yo-Kai Watch franchise currently boasts a Nintendo 3DS video game series, a top-rated animated TV series jointly produced by Level-5, Dentsu, and TV Tokyo Corporation, manga and related books published by Shogakukan as well as toys (Hasbro) and other merchandise.

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