Live Action Yo-Kai Watch

Most Bizarre 2-D/3-D Mashup Yet? (Coming this December)

Making Live-Action adaptations of anime properties has always been a struggle.  A struggle that most Western audiences agree has mostly been a failure.  And yet…they don’t seem to be slowing down.  In fact, they may be coming faster than ever.

Even anime that seem particularly difficult to adapt to live action aren’t safe – for example, the Yo-Kai Watch series is coming to life in 3 live-action glory…and weirdness.  More details below!

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Highly-anticipated anime/live-action hybrid film hits theaters December 17

The official website for Eiga Yo-Kai Watch Soratobu Kujira to Double Sekai no Daibouken da Nyan!(Yo-Kai Watch The Movie: The Great Adventure of the Flying Whale and the Double World), the third feature film from the Yo-Kai Watch anime franchise, today posted a 90-second second trailer to introduce more live-action cast, including Kenichi Endoh as Jinmenken (Human Face Dog), in addition to the previously reported Kento Yamazaki as Enma Daioh (the strongest yokai who rules the yoma world) and Takumi Saito as Nurarihyon (Enma’s close adviser).

Source: Crunchyroll News

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