SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A robust mobile app experience for the hit anime series YO-KAI WATCH™ – dubbed YO-KAI WATCH LAND™ -- is now available for download on compatible iOS and Android devices in the US, Canada, and Australia, it was jointly announced today by LEVEL-5 abby Inc. and Hasbro, Inc.
The app was developed by LEVEL-5, in collaboration with Hasbro. The app features virtual games and other fun experiences as well as integration with collectible Yo-kai Medals developed by Hasbro as part of its YO-KAI WATCH product line, available in stores now in U.S. and Canada.
In the app, the fun and crazy atmosphere of YO-KAI WATCH has been distilled into a virtual theme park called YO-KAI WATCH LAND. You can play games and take pictures with more than 200 Yo-kai characters, and fans can also look forward to sections of the park opening up in the future.
The current version of the imaginative, multi-featured YO-KAI WATCH LAND app allows fans to:
- Explore character bios of over 200 Yo-kai, and play with 2D and 3D character models in the WIKI
- Take a picture with your favorite Yo-kai in the PHOTOBOOTH
- Watch your Yo-kai Medals from Hasbro "come to life" using the Augmented Reality BEFRIEND ZONE
- Register your Yo-kai Medals to unlock Yo-kai for use in the PHOTOBOOTH and in MINI GAMES
Games in the app include:
- MANJI MESS, a fun pinball style game where your medals come to life
- CAPSULE ESCAPE, where you help your Yo-kai roll out of a giant Capsule Machine
- ROBO CHOCO, where you guide Robonyan's robo-arm to gather cocoa and make chocolate bars
To download the app, please visit:
- iOS -- https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/yo-kai-land/id1031121030?mt=8
- Android -- https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.Level5.YokaiLand
For more information about the app, please visit:
YO-KAI WATCH currently airs on Disney XD (Monday nights at 5:00 p.m., ET/PT) and is based on an original concept by LEVEL-5. Fans can also enjoy complete episodes on the official YO-KAI WATCH YouTube channel -- https://www.youtube.com/c/YOKAIWATCH – and on VOD services from Disney, or play the critically acclaimed Nintendo 3DS game as well!
About YO-KAI WATCH™
YO-KAI WATCH™ is a cross-media universe, following the hilarious misadventures of an average human boy and his involvement with the mischievous Yo-kai (invisible beings that are the cause of life's daily annoyances) all around him. Our young hero obtains a special watch, empowering him to discover and summon the mysterious Yo-kai, befriend them and then work together to solve everyday problems… problems that are often caused by other trouble-making Yo-kai! Discover the adventures of Nate and his Yo-kai companions via video game, animated comedy series, comics, toys and video on demand. View full episodes on the official YO-KAI WATCH YouTube channel -- www.youtube.com/c/YOKAIWATCH -- and visit the official website at www.Yo-Kai-World.com.
About LEVEL-5 abby Inc.
LEVEL-5 abby Inc. is a multi-media, cross-platform global entertainment company, operating at the frontier where new technology and great story telling intersect. The company creates, produces and distributes highly engaging content for children, adults and game/anime fans worldwide, and brings universally themed popular game and animation content from Japan to fans globally. The company's tentpole franchises – YO-KAI WATCH™, Little Battler's eXperience™ (LBX™) and SNACK WORLD™, the latter currently in production– are debuting before western audiences via multiple touch points, including animation, toys, manga/comics, music, and live entertainment. As the company expands, LEVEL-5 abby will also develop original entertainment content designed specifically for Western and global markets. LEVEL-5 abby Inc. is headquartered in Santa Monica, CA. To learn more, please visit www.level5.co.jp/abby.
Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS) is a global company committed to Creating the World's Best Play Experiences, by leveraging its beloved brands, including LITTLEST PET SHOP, MAGIC: THE GATHERING, MONOPOLY, MY LITTLE PONY, NERF, PLAY-DOH and TRANSFORMERS, and premier partner brands. From toys and games, television programming, motion pictures, digital gaming and lifestyle licensing, Hasbro fulfills the fundamental need for play and connection with children and families around the world. The Company's Hasbro Studios and its film label, ALLSPARK PICTURES, create entertainment brand-driven storytelling across mediums, including television, film, digital and more. Through the company's commitment to corporate social responsibility, including philanthropy, Hasbro is helping to build a safe and sustainable world and to positively impact the lives of millions of children and families. Learn more at www.hasbro.com, and follow us on Twitter (@Hasbro & @HasbroNews) and Instagram (@Hasbro).
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