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Yo-kai Watch’s Keita Amano Is Nathan Adams In The West


Yo-kai Watch’s protagonist, Keita Amano, has a new name in the Western release of the franchise—Nathan Adams. The information was revealed by VIZ Media, who will publish the Yo-kai Watch manga in the West. Here’s their story summary:


Nathan Adams is just an average kid until the mysterious Whisper gives him a device that allows him to see what others cannot, Yo-kai of all shapes and forms! Now, armed with the Yo-kai Watch, Nathan, Whisper and their new invisible friends embark on an all new supernatural adventure!


The Yo-kai Watch manga will be published this September under VIZ’s Perfect Square imprint. It will be available exclusively via print on a bi-monthly basis.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.