|Natsume Amano *|
Design of the female protagonist Natsume Amano from the Shadowside animation series.
|Relatives||Nathan Adams (father)|
Katie Forester (mother)
Keisuke Amano (brother)
Lily Adams (grandmother)
Aaron Adams (grandfather)
Nathaniel Adams (great grandfather)
Lucy Adams (great grandmother)
|Japanese voice||Mone Kamishiraishi|
(The Return of the Oni King)
|Anime debut||Phantom Gangleader|
|Movie debut||Yo-kai Watch Shadowside: The Return of the Oni King|
Natsume Amano ( Japanese : 天野ナツメ Amano Natsume) is the main protagonist of the Shadowside animation series as well the protagonist of the fourth movie Yo-kai Watch Shadowside: The Return of the Oni King.
She is a member of the Yo-kai Detective Team alongside with Touma Tsukinami and Akinori Arihoshi, that investigates strange occurrences in their hometown caused by Yo-kai. She is the daughter of the former Yo-kai Watch holder Nathan Adams and Katie Forester* and the older sister of Keisuke Amano. Natsume is the current holder of the Yo-kai Watch Elder.
Natsume Amano has the appearance of a young girl with a pale skin color, dark brown colored eyes and brown braided hair which is similar to her great grandmother in her younger years. She was first shown in Yo-kai Watch Shadowside: The Return of the Oni King with her school uniform, that consists of blue blazer with yellow buttons with beneath a pale yellow vest with gray lines and a white shirt with a pink bowtie wrapped around her collar. She wears a black skirt and black kneesocks with brown loafers. During the summer period, she doesn't wear her blazer or her pale yellow vest with gray lines, but she wears a white t-shirt that consists of a pocket on the left side of her chest and white buttons, with the t-shirt being tucked into her skirt. Natsume also sometimes wears a blue jacket with brown buttons.
She is also seen wearing other clothing in her leisure, as seen in Phantom Gangleader were she wears a t-shirt with red sleeves that contains white stripes and the body being white colored with a black-colored heart symbol that represents her mother Katie in the times that she was young. Further she wears blue ripped short jeans with the inside being light-blue. Below she wears black socks and red colored sneakers. However, in The Bicycle Ridden by the Dead she is seen wearing a liberty colored sleeveless shirt with blue stripes with below a red skirt with white sandals. In Red Head the Plunder Demon She wears a red short sleeved vest with a white colored bowtie logo that is open from beneath and closed togheter on the top, and beneath her vest she wears a short sleeved white-colored skirt with the colar being rigged. Below she wears white socks and red colored ballerina shoes.
She wears her Yo-kai Watch Elder on the left side of her arm.
The Return of the Oni King
Yo-kai Watch Shadowside
After the events in The Return of the Oni King, Natsume first appears in Phantom Gangleader, were she is seen leaving her home to go to the Yo-kai Detective Agency not noticing that her younger brother was following her. Once arrived at the agency, she learns about the Phantom Gangleader and after she discovered that her younger brother was following her, she, Touma and Akinori are leaving the agency to find the Phantom Gangleader. After they have found him, she summons Jibanyan and alongside Slimamander the two fought with the Phantom Gangleader. After that the Phantom Gangleader left, they arrived at a park were she was trying to summon a Yo-kai to aid help to the Phantom Gangleader until her watch floats off to Keisuke Amano. She gives Keisuke's Ark and tells him to summon Komasan and tells him to unlock its shadowside. After the defeat of the unindentified Yo-kai, the next day at school, Natsume's class receives a new student.
"Natsume" ( Japanese : ナツメ) is a Japanese name that can be taken from "natsume" (Japanese: 棗 jujube), among other things. Her last name "Amano" means "heaven field".
- Her second voice actress, Aoi Yuki, also portrays the character of Hailey Anne in the Japanese version of the original Yo-kai Watch animation series.
- Her first name Natsume is close to the localized name of her father Keita Amano, which is Nathan Adams.