Nate is an average boy who, after discovering Whisper in the woods, was given a Yo-kai Watch, a device that lets him see the normally invisible Yo-kai. He does not exceed at doing anything except at being completely average, but he overcomes it all by his bright and positive outlook.
Whisper is a Yo-kai that was sealed in a rock and appeared in front of Nate. He is a self-proclaimed “Yo-kai butler”. Whisper is determined to help Nate learn more about Yo-kai - whether Nate wants to or not!
A Yo-kai who used to be a regular cat. When he’s not lying around eating chocobars, Jibanyan likes to practice his “Paws of Fury!” on passing trucks— usually with painful results!
Komasan is a guardian lion-dog, but his shrine that he used to guard in the country was torn down. He has been struggling to adjust to the fast-paced big city where he now lives.
Komajiro is Komasan beloved little brother. He joined his elder brother to live with him in the city and seems to adapt quicker than him to the city life.
The king of beasts with a mane of fire! A hot-headed lion Yo-kai with the ability to fire people up. This hot-blooded Yo-kai fills people with hearts of flame.
Shogunyan is Jibanyan’s samurai ancestor who is in a constant in a state of war. He pushes people to fight and the only way to stop his influence is to provide him with a tasty meal. He is a legendary Yo-kai.
Robonyan is a robot that resembles Jibanyan but his knowledge, physical power, and all their abilities are greater than Jibanyan’s. Stiff movement aside, the resemblance is uncanny!