Jungle Points in Yo-Kai Watch 2

Check out my previous Yo-Kai Watch 2 impressions here!

Apologies in advance for the obvious photographing-the-3DS screenshots. It’s just so much faster than posting to Miiverse and pulling them from there!

Tonight I decided to pick up Yo-Kai Watch 2 again, and while playing this evening, I got a better feel for one of the currencies in the game, Jungle Points.

Like many Japanese children, your character in Yo-Kai Watch 2 is WAY INTO catching bugs. To do this, walk up to a tree (among other places) and if the magnifying glass appears over your character’s head, hit the action button!photo 1 (12)From here, you’re taken to a close-up of the area: Continue reading

A Couple of Hours With Yo-Kai Watch 2 (Honke version)

OK, so if you have no idea what Yo-Kai Watch is, watch this:

Alright, that video doesn’t do much to explain what the series is all about, but if you found it as charming as I do, keep reading.

The popular/easy explanation of Yo-Kai Watch is “Pokemon with Japanese ghosts,” but it’s more than that. Thanks to word of mouth, passionate fans, and some shrewd marketing by Level-5, Yo-Kai Watch is an absolute phenomenon in Japan right now.

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Everywhere I’ve been, from convenience stores to shrines, has had some sort of Yo-Kai Watch goods for sale.

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