Cartoon Network EMEA Feeds Acquire Yo-kai Watch Broadcasting Rights

Cartoon Network EMEA Feeds Acquire Yo-kai Watch Broadcasting Rights

Cartoon Network EMEA Feeds Acquire Yo-kai Watch Broadcasting Rights

The latest anime/video-game franchise craze from Japan – Yo-kai Watch is coming to various Cartoon Network and Boing feeds across Europe, Middle East and Africa this year. The news was confirmed by VIZ Media Europe, Yo-kai Watch’s distributor in the EMEA area. The animated show is about a boy who discovers a magical watch that introduces him to a group of spirit creatures called Yo-kai, he teams up with these creatures to battle the other troublesome Yo-kai in the town where he lives. Yo-kai Watch premiered on Toonami Asia on 27th June last year. The Nintendo 3DS video game of the same name has sold over 8 million copies in Japan since its release in 2013.

Yo-kai Watch will premiere on the following localised Cartoon Network and Boing feeds across Europe, Middle East and Africa:

United Kingdom and Ireland: On Cartoon Network premieres 23rd April 2016.
France: On Boing, premieres in April 2016 and will air on Cartoon Network in March 2017.
Africa: On Boing, premieres May 2016.
Italy: Cartoon Network in April and Boing at a later date.
Spain: Boing will premiere the show in May 2016.
Central and Eastern Europe, Nordic countries, Portugal, Turkey and Poland: Yo-kai Watch will premiere on Cartoon Network in these countries between April and May 2016.

https://www.vg247.it/2016/02/22/la-serie-animata-di-yo-kai-watch-arrivera-in-italia-ad-aprile/

http://news.yahoo.com/yo-kai-watch-anime-confirms-european-debut-dates-173120403.html

http://www.gamasutra.com/view/pressreleases/266355/VIZ_Media_Europe_reveals_broadcasters_and_release_dates_forYOKAI_WATCH_in_Europe.php