Yo-Kai Watch heads to YouTube Kids

Viz Media Europe has partnered with YouTube Kids to stream new episodes of the show.
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Hit children’s series Yo-Kai Watch is heading to YouTube Kids, following a new deal between Viz Media Europe and the streaming service.

The partnership will see YouTube Kids stream 26 new episodes throughout June, while a playlist of seven new episodes from season two will also available, with the first playlist going live on June 9th.

“We are very glad to partner up with YouTube Kids for the month of June,” said Pascal J. Bonnet, executive director at Viz Media Europe.

“We believe it will bring Yo-Kai Watch to a wider target audience and deliver a strong brand exposure across the UK.”

This news follows the release of the Nintendo game in April and the Yo-Kai Watch Wibble Wobble app that launched at the end of March.


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