Yo-kai Watch Jam The Movie: Yo-kai Academy Y - Can a Cat be a Hero? is the sixth film in the Yo-Kai Watch franchise. It comes out in Japan in Winter 2019.
Unlike the previous films, this film takes place in its own continuity. It's the first film in the Yo-Kai Watch Jam sub-brand, which exists to expand the series beyond its normal mon genre.
The plot of the film involves humanized versions of various youkai going to school together. Jibanyan, Komasan, Blazion, Blizzaria, and several other characters go to Y Academy together. While there, various hijinks happen.
This film provides examplea of:
- All-Ghouls School: Will be set in a school for Yo-kai.
- Anthropomorphic Personification: The yo-kai have all been turned into humans.
- Ascended Extra: Blizzaria and Blazion have been upgraded from amusing side-characters into main characters.
- High School A.U.: Jibanyan, Komasan, and others are human and go to an academy together.
- Moe Anthropomorphism: Jibanyan and several of the others are cute school children.