Synopsis: A young kid stumbles upon a sacred tree that bestows the Yo-Kai Watch upon him, allowing him to see the Yo-Kai creatures that exist on earth to cause mischief but cannot be seen by everyone.
Keita is introduced into the world of the Yo-kai when he frees the Yo-kai butler Whisper from a capsule machine and receives the Yo-kai Watch, just in time to save his parents' marriage from the unintentional disruption of the Yo-kai Donyorinne with her husband Honobōno. Whisper explains more of Yo-kai to Keita just as they find an intersection haunted by the cat Yo-kai Jibanyan, who used to be a living cat until he got hit by a truck, now wanting to prove himself to his former owner; however, Keita's kind words soon make Jibanyan finally believe in himself, and the two become friends, with Keita receiving Jibanyan's Yo-kai Medal as the symbol of their friendship.
Episode 2: The Famous One/Why Did You Say That!?/Fumi's Depression
Keita tells Whisper that people are talking about a specific Yo-kai, which Whisper says is a Nogappa; they try to find it, while the Nogappa tries to get their attention. Keita's day at school is disrupted by the Yo-kai Bakurobaa, who possesses his friend Fumi and makes her reveal a personal secret that embarrasses him. Later, when Fumi is feeling down and won't say why, Keita uses Bakurobaa to figure out what she is hiding.