Additionally, information about Inuzuma Eleven reboot and Yo-Kai Watch’s premiere in the West, as well as news of bringing over Level-5’s new IP Snack World to the west were revealed.
For fans of the Professor Layton series, it should come as good news that both an anime series as well as a new game will be out in 2018, Level-5 has confirmed. Simon Waldron, senior vice president of marketing and licensing of Level-5 shared further details regarding Level-5’s plans for the future in September’s issue of License Global Magazine.
The new anime will contain 26 episodes, however it isn’t first anime adaption of the series. The previous one was Professor Layton and the Eternal Diva from back in 2009. Additionally, Simon Waldron shared information about Level-5’s plans for its other franchises. For one, we will be seeing a reboot of Inuzuma Eleven titled Inuzuma Eleven: Ares which will feature a retelling of the original story with slight changes. As of now, we do not know what platform the game will be available on, but a Switch release looks likely.
Yo-Kai Watch’s third season will be premiering across North America and Europe in early 2018. Finally, Level-5 had recently launched a brand new IP titled Snack World and they’re looking to bring over the game to the West.