Watch Yo-Kai will go through a period to breakmore detailed information about the duration of this deduction at this time or the reason for the decision, as well as video games in addition to animealthough this is a very real possibility.
To report this selection Akihiro Hino, CEO of Level-5He reported on Twitter that the Yo-Kai Watch anime will currently be paused with a production cut involving the animated series, but obviously it should also include video games, on the other hand it’s been discontinued for several years already.
No information has been released about this, but it’s pretty clear that the franchise hasn’t been a follower for a while now, and this drop in popularity has prompted the company to archive further work that is currently awaiting new ideas. and possible impulses.
I must say that Yo-Kai Watch has had moments of great success, especially in Japan, while abroad it doesn’t seem to have reached such levels of popularity, which has left the management of Western video game adaptations confused. -Kai Watch 4 has yet to be seen outside of Rising Sun.
In any case, Hino, the team’s “next great thing For the Yo-Kai Watch series”, so this is not a abandonment but a kind of strategic rework.
All of this seems to be part of the overall restructuring that has characterized Level-5, a company that has also undergone a major relaunch, given the announcement of three new games like DECAPOLICE, Fantasy Life i: The Girl Who Steals Time. and Professor Layton and Steam’s New World, as we reported on our Level-5 return special.