Popular Japanese role-playing game Youkai Watch could be coming West next year, developer Level-5’s president Akihiro Hino told Japanese publication Zakzak.
Youkai Watch launched for Nintendo 3DS in Japan in July, 2013. The game follows the player character — a young boy or girl — and their pet ghost Whisper throughout their quiet hometown, solving mysteries and capturing ghosts for use in battle against other ghosts.
Speaking with Zakzak, Hino said Level-5 is currently evaluating Western markets in hopes of bringing the well-loved series to international territories. He noted that the popularity of Japanese culture could mean the game will be successful in non-Japanese regions.
“Our plan for next year includes worldwide…