Yo-kai Watch is a monster collecting RPG in the vein of Pokemon and Monster Rancher, but focused more on the supernatural aspect of Japanese culture, of which Yo-kai are an actual thing that is talked about.
The series recently came to America, and became pretty popular, whereas it continues to be popular in Japan. The series has already had successful games, a manga, and an anime. And now, it’s getting an American comic book via IDW.
The series will start in April with a 32-page comic to kick it all off. IDW has describe the comic thusly:
“The hit anime, manga and toy sensation from Japan comes to North American comics! Join Nate and his Yo-Kai, Whisper, as they battle against ill-intentioned Yo-Kai causing terrible trouble in their hometown!”
So, if you’re a Yo-Kai Watch fan, you’ll definitely want to pay attention IDW as April rolls around.