Yo-kai Watch: Enma Daiō to Itsutsu no Monogatari da Nyan!

Yo-kai Watch: Enma Daiō to Itsutsu no Monogatari da Nyan![a] is a 2015 Japanese animated fantasy adventure film directed by Shigeharu Takahashi [ja] and Shinji Ushiro [ja]. It is the second film in the Yo-kai Watch film series, following the 2014 film Yo-kai Watch: The Movie. It was released on December 19, 2015.[1][2] It was followed by Yo-kai Watch: Soratobu Kujira to Double no Sekai no Daibōken da Nyan!, which released on December 17, 2016.[3]

Yo-kai Watch: Enma Daiō to Itsutsu no Monogatari da Nyan!
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Poster
Japanese映画 妖怪ウォッチ エンマ大王と5つの物語だニャン!
HepburnEiga Yōkai Wotchi Enma Daiō to Itsutsu no Monogatari da Nyan!
Directed byShigeharu Takahashi [ja]
Shinji Ushiro [ja]
Based onYo-kai Watch
by Level-5
StarringHaruka Tomatsu
Tomokazu Seki
Etsuko Kozakura
Aoi Yūki
Kotori Shigemoto
Production
company
Distributed byToho
Release date
  • December 19, 2015 (2015-12-19)
CountryJapan
LanguageJapanese
Box office$59 million

PlotEdit

Nate, Whisper, Jibanyan, Hailey, USApyon, and all of their Yo-kai friends embark on five unique adventures that all end up tied together in the end.

Episode 1: Nate turns into a Yo-kai (エピソード1:妖怪になったケータ, Episōdo 1: Yōkai ni Natta Kēta)
On his way to school, Nate unexpectedly and mysteriously falls into a manhole, dies, and becomes the Yo-kai Fuu 2, so he becomes friends with a kid, who's the opposite of him, has trouble with his grades at school, and wishes to become a comic artist.
Episode 2: Jibanyan's Brilliant Strategy (エピソード2:ジバニャンの華麗なる作戦, Episōdo 2: Jibanyan no Kareinaru Sakusen)
Jibanyan, Shogunyan, and Robonyan F-Type are flung 8 years into the future, where Jibanyan helps Amy (his former owner before becoming a Yo-kai) at her new job.
Episode 3: Komasan Returns Home (エピソード3:コマさん 家に帰る, Episōdo 3: Komasan Ie ni Kaeru)
Komasan and Komajiro return home and discover that their mother has had a third child named Komasaburō, But much to their shock, Komasaburō is a human baby.
Episode 4: USApyon's Merry Christmas (エピソード4:USAピョンのメリークリスマス, Episōdo 4: USApyon no Merī Kurisumasu)
USApyon is chosen to be Santa Claus this year by the Yo-kai Committee, so he and Hailey go throughout town to hand out gifts, but they come across a boy who does not want one, and instead, he wants his mom cured at the hospital.
Episode 5: Let's Go to the Yo-kai World (エピソード5:妖怪ワールドへ行こう, Episōdo 5: Yōkai Wārudo e Ikō)
Whisper, Jibanyan, USApyon, Komasan, and Hovernyan go to the Yo-kai World to fight King Enma, who has suddenly declared that humans and Yo-kai should never be friends. But is it really King Enma or the head of the Yo-kai council Nurarihyon? As the journey of Whisper, Jibanyan, USApyon, Hovernyan and Komasan in Yo-kai World continues, they discovered that Nurarihyon has sealed King Enma making the citizens of the Yo-kai World believe that King Enma got his disease in the human world, and now with Nate and Hailey joining the team, they must defeat the power hungry Chairman Nurarihyon and his servants to save the King, and Nate and Hailey will use the new Yo-kai Medal the mysterious boy gave him in the first episode, which turned out to be...The Yo-kai Medal of King Enma!!

Voice castEdit

Box officeEdit

Enma Daiō to Itsutsu no Monogatari da Nyan! notably finished ahead of Star Wars: The Force Awakens on its opening weekend in terms of admissions, with 975,000 in its first two days. The Force Awakens grossed higher due to more expensive tickets, but only reached 800,000 tickets sold between December 19 and 20.[4] The film was number-one in admissions again on its second weekend, with 450,000, and grossed ¥513 million (US$4.1 million)., making it the fourth highest-grossing domestic film of 2016.[5] The film grossed a total of ¥5.53 billion ($50,845,899) at the Japanese box office.[6]

Overseas, the film grossed $7,967,212 in South Korea, France, and Spain,[7] $47,502 in the United Arab Emirates,[8] and $5,732 in Thailand,[9] bringing its worldwide gross to $58,850,969.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Yo-kai Watch: Enma Daiō to Itsutsu no Monogatari da Nyan! (映画 妖怪ウォッチ エンマ大王と5つの物語だニャン!, Eiga Yōkai Wotchi Enma Daiō to Itsutsu no Monogatari da Nyan!, lit. Yo-kai Watch the Movie: The Great King Enma and the Five Tales, Meow!)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2nd Yo-kai Watch Film Opens in Japan on December 19". Anime News Network. June 14, 2015. Retrieved November 3, 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "映画 妖怪ウォッチ エンマ大王と5つの物語だニャン!(2015)". allcinema (in Japanese). Stingray. Retrieved November 3, 2014.
  3. ^ "Yo-kai Watch: Sora Tobu Kujira to Sekai no Daibōken da Nyan Anime & Live-Action Film Opens on December 17". Anime News Network. June 18, 2016. Retrieved June 19, 2016.
  4. ^ "Japan Box Office: 'Yo-Kai Watch' Beats 'Star Wars' Ticket Sales". Variety. PMC. Retrieved 22 December 2015.
  5. ^ Schilling, Mark (December 29, 2015). "Japan Box Office: 'Yo-Kai Watch 2' Wins Second Weekend". Variety. Retrieved December 30, 2015.
  6. ^ "2016". Eiren. Motion Picture Producers Association of Japan. Retrieved 28 February 2019.
  7. ^ "Yo-Kai watch the movie 2 - International". The Numbers. Retrieved 27 February 2019.
  8. ^ "United Arab Emirates Box Office, June 8–11, 2017". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 28 February 2019.
  9. ^ "Thailand Box Office, October 6–9, 2016". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 28 February 2019.

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