Digimon isn’t quite the juggernaut it was when we kids saw it early in the morning outside school in the ’90s, but Toei has released more and more of it over the years. There was one for anime fans reboot of the original Digimon adventures Season that premiered last year and their English dubbing is currently in production. However, in addition to this anime, Toei also released two films that served as sequels to the original adventure series, and now a new movie is on the horizon to wrap up the second season.
The next movie in the adventure Series was officially titled as Digimon Adventure 02 The Beginning at DigiFes 2022. How the first two films returned to the original DigiDestined children as adults and completed their story, The beginning intended to serve as the culmination of the show’s second season. Yumeta Company who worked on the 2020s adventure Movie, Final Evolution – Kizuna, develops the film together with Toei.
Set in February 2012 not long after the events of kizuna, The film brings back the second generation of DigiDestined that made up the second season. While this group was for some kizuna, You have this movie all to yourself so fans of that particular season can see how things went for that particular group of heroes. The character graphic above shows the now 20-year-old members of the second generation of DigiDestined. Check out Daisuke/Davis (Fukujuro Katayama), Ken (Arthur Lounsbery), Yolei (Ayaka Asai), Cody (Yoshitaka Yamaya), Kari (Mao Ichimichi) and TK (Junya Enoki), complete with their Digimon. Also shown at the event was a six-minute clip of the DigiDestined meeting the film’s new character, Rui Ōwada (Megumi Ogata), whom they rescue from falling off Tokyo Tower.
Ōwada bills himself as “the first in the world to become a DigiDestined,” and while he has a Digivice on hand, albeit one the hell cracked, he’s noticeably lacking a partner by his side. The second season introduced a number of DigiDestined guest stars for the 02 A cast to spend time with, but one that claims to be ahead of Tai and the others is certainly an interesting hook for this movie. The storyline also features a new Digimon named Okkomon (Rie Kugimiya), who looks kinda cute but is this creature digimon, Looking cute is just a gateway to becoming something more monstrous after a digitation or two. You can see these two below, and who knows, maybe by the end of the film they will become partners.
As recently announced, Digimon It’s not quite as strong as it was back then, but it’s nice to see that there’s still media for it. As someone connected to this batch of more adventure Growing up kids, it will be exciting to see how their stories end. And hopefully, Toei plans to give the same treatment tamers and Border Seasons when time permits.
Digimon Adventure 02 The Beginning scheduled for release sometime in 2023.
[via Anime News Network]
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