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⇨ Japanese
A Reptile Digimon with an appearance resembling a small dinosaur, it has grown and become able to walk on two legs. Its strength is weak as it is still in the process of growing, but it has a fearless and rather ferocious personality. Hard, sharp claws grow from both its hands and feet, and their power is displayed in battle. It also foreshadows an evolution into a great and powerful Digimon. Its Special Move is spitting a fiery breath from its mouth to attack the opponent (Baby Flame).
Digimon Reference Book
⇨ English
成長して二足歩行ができるようになった、小型の恐竜の様な姿をした爬虫類型デジモン。まだ成長途中なので力は弱いが、性格はかなり獰猛で恐いもの知らず。両手足には硬く鋭い爪が生えており、戦闘においても威力を発揮する。力ある偉大なデジモンへの進化を予測させる存在でもある。必殺技は口から火炎の息を吐き敵を攻撃する『ベビーフレイム』。
デジモン図鑑
AdventureGrandprixAdventure tri.Adventure:
⇨ Japanese
Taichi's partner. A Reptile Digimon that can walk on two legs. Its Special Move is spitting a ball of fire from its mouth, "Baby Flame". With a go-and-get-'em personality that it got (?) from Taichi, it frequently dashes impulsively into battle in order to protect Taichi. However, normally, it is laid-back and endlessly cheerful, and will often cozy up to other humans besides Taichi as well, eager to be friends. "I will... I will protect Taichi!"
Toei Animation | Digimon Adventure
⇨ English
太一のパートナー。二足歩行のハ虫類型デジモン。必殺技は口から炎の弾を吐くベビーフレイム。太一ゆずりの(?)突進型の性格で、太一を守るためなら無謀な戦いをしかけることもしばしば。でも普段はのびのびと屈託がなく、太一以外の人間にも友達感覚でよくなついている。 「ボクは……ボクは太一を守るんだ!」
東映アニメーション|デジモンアドベンチャー
⇨ Japanese
Taichi's Digimon partner. A Reptile Digimon that can walk on two legs. Normally it has a laid-back personality, but when the time calls, it will confront the enemy without even considering the danger. Its Special Move is spitting a ball of fire from its mouth, "Baby Flame".
Toei Animation | Digimon Adventure tri.
⇨ Japanese
Tsurugi's Digimon partner. As can be deduced by its appearance, its behavior and actions are both wild. The sign of an "Illegal" shines on its left hand.
Digimon Next
⇨ English
ツルギの相棒デジモン。見た目通り、性格・行動ともに粗暴。左手に変異種(イリーガル)の証が輝く。
デジモンネクスト
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⇨ Japanese
A Reptile Digimon that walks on two legs. With a go-and-get-'em personality that it got (?) from Taichi, it frequently dashes impulsively into battle in order to protect Taichi. However, normally, it is laid-back and endlessly cheerful.
Bandai Games Digimon Adventure
⇨ English
二足歩行のハ虫類型デジモン。太一ゆずりの(?)突進型の性格で太一を守るためなら無謀な戦いをしかけることもしばしば。
でも普段はのびのびと屈託がない
バンダイゲームス|デジモンアドベンチャー
⇨ Japanese
A Reptile Digimon in the shape of a small dinosaur that grew able to walk on two legs. Although its power is weak because it is still growing, it has a fierce and fearless personality. It has sharp, pointed claws on all four limbs that pack quite a punch in battle. One gets the feeling that it can evolve into a mighty and powerful Digimon.
Bandai Games Digimon Adventure
⇨ English
成長して二足歩行ができるようになった小型の恐竜の姿をしたハ虫類型デジモン。まだ成長途中なので力は弱いが、性格はかなりドウ猛で恐いもの知らず。両手足には硬く鋭い爪が生えており、戦闘においても威力を発揮する。
力ある偉大なデジモンへの進化を予感させる存在でもある。
バンダイゲームス|デジモンアドベンチャー
⇨ Japanese
A Digimon that grew to be able to walk on twos. It is very courages and knows no fear, making it very reliable. It loves to eat, but doesn't like eating vegetables.
Bandai Games Digimon Battle Chronicle
⇨ Japanese
A Digimon who snuck onto the Bandits' Digiship, in search of its missing Tamer who disappeared from the Digital World, and arrived into the Real World. A Child level Reptile Digimon who looks like a small dinosaur. It has sharp, pointed claws on all four limbs. It becomes the protagonist's very first partner.
Bandai Games Digimon Story: Lost Evolution
⇨ English
デジタルワールドから消えてしまったテイマーを探すため、バンディッツのデジシップに忍び込んでリアルワールドへやってきたデジモン。小さな恐竜のような姿をした成長期のは虫類型デジモンで、両方の手足にかたくするどいツメが生えている。主人公の最初のパートナーになる。
バンダイゲームス|デジモンストーリー ロストエボリューション
⇨ Japanese
A small Digimon who appeared in the Cyber Realm. The fearless small dinosaur, Agumon, and the timid, easily embarrassed Gabumon wearing a fur pelt, meet the protagonists at the bottom level of the Cyber Realm. Meeting these two Digimon makes the protagonists question their hacker ways, and the secret that the two Digimon hide will sweep up the protagonists towards a great destiny...
Bandai Games Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth
⇨ English
電脳空間に現れた小さきデジモン電脳空間の最下層で主人公たちが出会った、小型の恐竜の様な姿をした恐いもの知らずのアグモンと、毛皮を被った臆病で恥ずかしがり屋な性格のガブモン。2匹のデジモンとの出会いが、主人公たちのハッカーとしての在り方に疑問を投げかけると共に、2匹に隠された秘密が、主人公たちを大きな宿命に巻き込むことになる...
バンダイゲームス|デジモンストーリー サイバースルゥース
Hacker's MemoryReAriseSurvive
⇨ Japanese
A Digimon with hidden power that shares an emotional bond with a girl. Both Agumon and Gabumon wandered from the Digital World into the real world's network, and meet Nokia and co. as they were wandering lost in Eden's Network. When they are saved from a hacker's attacks, they act alongside Nokia as her Digimon partners. Agumon and Gabumon are connected to Nokia by a strong bond, which awakens the hidden power within them. They came to the real world for a very important reason, but their memory is hazy.
Bandai Games Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Hacker's Memory
⇨ English
少女と心通わせる、力を秘めしデジモンデジタルワールドから現実世界のネットワークに迷い込んだアグモンとガブモンは、EDENネットワークをさまよっている所を、ノキア達と出会う。ハッカーに狙われた所を助けられたことにより、ノキアのパートナーデジモンとして行動を共にする。 ノキアとは固い絆で結ばれており、その強い絆がアグモン、ガブモンのうちに秘めた力を呼び覚ましていく。 何か重大な目的のために現実世界にやってきたのだが、記憶が曖昧になっている。
バンダイゲームス|デジモンストーリー サイバースルゥース ハッカーズメモリー
⇨ Japanese
A Reptile Digimon that grew able to walk on two legs. This reliable Digimon faces down any opponent with its sharp, pointed claws and the "Baby Flame" it spits from its mouth.
Digimon Story: Super Xros Wars
⇨ English
成長して 2そくほこうが できるように なった
はちゅうるいがたデジモン
てあしに はえている かたいツメと
クチから はきだす「ベビーフレイム」で
どんなあいてにも たちむかう
たのもしい デジモンだ
デジモンストーリー 超クロスウォーズ
Digital MonsterPendulumAccelMini
⇨ Japanese
A Reptile Digimon which has grown and become able to walk on two legs. Its strength is weak as it is still in the process of growing, but it has a fearless and rather ferocious personality. It spits a fiery breath from its mouth to attack the opponent (Baby Flame).
Digital Monster
⇨ English
成長して二足歩行ができるようになった、は虫類型デジモン。まだまだ成長途中なので力も弱いが、性格はかなりどうもうで恐い物知らず。口から火炎の息『ベビーフレイム』をはき敵を攻撃する。
デジタルモンスター
⇨ English
成長して二足歩行ができるようになった、は虫類型デジモン。
まだまだ成長途中なので力も弱いが、性格はかなりどうもうで恐い物知らず。
口から火炎の息『ベビーフレイム』をはき敵を攻撃する。
デジモンペンデュラム
⇨ Japanese
A Reptile Digimon with an appearance resembling a small dinosaur. Its strength is weak as it is still in the process of growing, but it sports a confident personality, and this courage it possesses has gotten it out of perilous situations before. Its Special Move is spitting a fiery breath from its mouth to attack the opponent (Baby Flame).
Digimon Accel
⇨ English
小型の恐竜の様な姿をした爬虫類型デジモン。まだ成長途中なので力も弱いが強気な性格で、その勇敢さで危機を脱することもある。必殺技は、口から火炎の息『ベビーフレイム』を吐き、敵を攻撃する。
デジモンアクセル
⇨ Japanese
A Digimon who, with Gabumon, wanders from the Digital World into the real world's network. It came to the real world for a very important reason, but its memory is hazy. It is highly inquisitive and gluttonous.
Digimon Story Visual Art Book
⇨ English
ガブモンと共にデジタルワールドから現実世界のネットワークに迷い込んだデジモン。
何か重大な目的のために現実世界にやってきたのだが、記憶が曖昧になっている。好奇心が強く、食いしん坊。
デジモンストーリー ビジュアルアート画集
Sours: https://wikimon.net/Agumon

This article is about the franchise. For the creature known as a Digimon, see Digimon (creature).

Digimon (デジモン,Dejimon?), short for (デジタルモンスター,Dejitaru Monsutā?, "Digital Monster") is a popular Japanese series of media and merchandise created by Akiyoshi Hongo, which is comprised of anime, manga, toys, video games, trading card games and other media. Digimon, the lifeforms the series revolves around, are monsters of various forms living in a "Digital World," a parallel universe that originated from Earth's various communication networks.

Digimon

Main article: Digimon (creature)

Digimon hatch from eggs called Digi-Eggs. They age via a process called "Digivolution" which changes their appearance and increases their powers. The effect of Digivolution, however, is not permanent, and Digimon who have digivolved will most of the time revert back to their previous form after a battle or if they are too weak to continue. Some Digimon are feral in nature, but most possess large amounts of intelligence and human speech. They are able to digivolve by the use of Digivices that their human partners have. In some cases, as in the first season, the Tamers had to find some special items such as Crests and Tags so the Digimon could digivolve in another stage called Ultimate then Mega.

The first Digimon anime introduces the Digimon life cycle: They age in a similar fashion to real organisms, but do not die under normal circumstances because they are made of reconfigurable data. Old Digimon and Digimon who receive fatal wounds dissolve into infinitesimal bits of data. The data then recomposes itself as a Digi-Egg, which will hatch when rubbed gently, and the Digimon goes through its life cycle again. Digimon who are reincarnated in this way will sometimes retain some or all their memories of their previous life. However, if a Digimon's data is completely destroyed, they will die.

Appmon

Main article: Appmon

Appmon are an evolution of the franchise. Digital lifeforms not dissimilar to Digimon, they each represent an app on a smartphone.

Virtual Pet toy

Main article: Digimon virtual pet

Digimon started out as a digital pet called "Digital Monster", similar in style and concept to the Tamagotchi. It was planned by Wiz and released by Bandai on June 26, 1997. The toy began as the simple concept of a Tamagotchi for boys (as Bandai was also the creator of the Tamagotchi). The v-pet is similar to its predecessors, with the exceptions of being much harder and being able to connect to fight other Digimon v-pets. Every owner would start with a Baby Digimon, train it, evolve it, take care of it, and then have battles with other Digimon owners to see who was stronger. The Digimon pet had several evolution capabilities and abilities too, so many owners had many different Digimon. In December, the second generation of Digital Monster was released, followed by a third edition in 1998. Now the new Tamagotchi Digimon is Pendulum that has a total of 9 in the series. Bandai also has released a Non Related Digimon Tamagotchi.[1]

Animated series

On March 6, 1999, the franchise was given an anime as the first of the Digimon movies aired in theaters in Japan. On March 7, 1999 they began airing a television counterpart titled Digimon Adventure. 6 further series would follow, but so far not all of them have their own tie-in movies, and the series was dubbed for release in western markets in the fall of the same year. The show spawned card games, with Hyper Colosseum in Japan and later Digi-Battle in America, and more video games. The animated series is easily the best-known segment of the Digimon universe and responsible for the majority of its popularity.

"Digimon" are "Digital Monsters". According to the stories, they are inhabitants of the "Digital World", a manifestation of Earth's communication network. The stories tell of a group of mostly pre-teens, the "Chosen Children" (DigiDestined in the English version), who accompany special Digimon born to defend their world (and ours) from various evil forces. To help them surmount the most difficult obstacles found within both realms, the Digimon have the ability to evolve (Digivolve). In this process, the Digimon change appearance and become much stronger, often changing in personality as well. The group of children who come in contact with the Digital World changes from season to season.

As of 2012, there have been six series — Digimon Adventure, Digimon Adventure 02, Digimon Tamers, Digimon Frontier, Digimon Savers, and Digimon Xros Wars. As is obvious from their titles, the first two seasons take place in the same fictional universe, but the third, fourth, and fifth each occupy their own unique world (in the case of Digimon Tamers, the Adventure universe is referred to as a television and commercial enterprise). In addition, each series has spawned assorted feature films. Digimon still shows popularity, as new card series, video games, and movies are still being produced and released: new card series include Eternal Courage, Hybrid Warriors, Generations, and Operation X; the video game, Digimon Rumble Arena 2; and the previously unreleased movies Revenge of Diaboromon, Runaway Locomon, Battle of Adventurers, and Island of Lost Digimon. In Japan, Digital Monster X-Evolution, the eighth TV movie, was released, and on December 23, 2005 at Jump Festa 2006, the fifth series, Digimon Savers was announced for Japan to begin airing after a three year hiatus of the show.

Digimon is produced by Toei Animation and Bandai of Japan. The first five series were broadcast in Japan by Fuji Television, and Xros Wars by TV Asahi.

Digimon Adventure (Season One)

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Main article: Digimon Adventure

The first Digimon television series, which began airing on March 7, 1999. Its premise is a group of young humans who, while at summer camp, travel to the Digital World, inhabited by creatures known as Digimon, where they become the "DigiDestined" and are forced to save both the Digital and Real World from evil. Each child was given a "Digivice" which selected them to be "transported" to the Digital World and was destined to be paired up with a Digimon Partner, for example, Taichi "Tai" Kamiya was paired up with Agumon and Yamato "Matt" Ishida was paired up with Gabumon. The children are helped by a mysterious man/Digimon named Gennai, who helps them by hologram. The Digivices help their Digimon allies to "digivolve" into stronger creatures in times of peril. The Digimon usually reached higher forms when their human partners are placed in dangerous situations, such as fighting the evil forces of Devimon, Etemon and Myotismon. The group consisted of seven original characters: Tai Kamiya, Matt Ishida, Sora Takenouchi, Koushiro "Izzy" Izumi, Mimi Tachikawa, Joe Kido, and Takeru "T.K." Takaishi. Later on in the season, Tai's younger sister Kari Kamiya was introduced as an eighth character.

Digimon Adventure 02 (Season Two)

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Main article: Digimon Adventure 02

The second Digimon series is direct continuation of the first one, and began airing on April 2, 2000. Three years later, with most of the original DigiDestined now in high school at age fourteen, the Digital World was supposedly secure and peaceful. However, a new evil has appeared in the form of the Digimon Emperor (Digimon Kaiser) who as opposed to previous enemies is a human just like the DigiDestined. The Digimon Emperor has been enslaving Digimon with Black Rings and Control Spires and has somehow made regular Digivolution impossible. However, five set Digi-Eggs with engraved emblems had been appointed to three new DigiDestined along with T.K and Kari, two of the DigiDestined from the previous season. This new evolutionary process, dubbed Armor Digivolution, helps the new DigiDestined to defeat evil lurking in the Digital World. Eventually, the DigiDestined defeat the Digimon Emperor, otherwise known as Ken Ichijouji, only with the great sacrifice of Ken's own Digimon, Wormmon. Just when things were thought to be settled, new Digimon enemies made from the deactivated Control Spires start to appear and cause trouble in the Digital World. To atone for his past mistakes, Ken joins the DigiDestined, being a DigiDestined himself, with his Partner Wormmon revived to fight against them. They soon save countries including France and Australia from control spires and defeat Malomyotismon, the evolved form of Myotismon from the previous season

Digimon Tamers (Season Three)

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Main article: Digimon Tamers

The third Digimon series, which began airing on April 1, 2001, is set largely in a "real world" where the Adventure and Adventure 02 series are television shows, and where Digimon game merchandise (based on actual items) become key to provide power boosts to real Digimon which appeared in that world. The plot revolves around three Tamers, Takato Matsuki, Rika Nonaka, and Henry Wong. It began with Takato making his very own Digimon by sliding a mysterious blue card on his D-Arc. Guilmon took form from Takato's sketchings of a new Digimon. (Tamers' only human connection to the Adventure series is Ryo Akiyama, a character featured in some of the Digimon video games and who made an appearance in some occasions of the Adventure story-line.) Some of the changes in this season include the way the Digimon digivolve, and the way their "Digivices" work. In this season, the Tamers can slide cards through their "Digivices", which give their digimon certain advantages, such as in a card game. The same process is also used to Digivolve the Digimon. Unlike most Digimon series where the tone is set mostly in a way to appeal to young children, Tamers took a darker tone in nature.

Digimon Frontier (Season Four)

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Main article: Digimon Frontier

The fourth Digimon series began airing in Japan on April 7, 2002, though it rarely aired in the UK. After prompted to do so by unusual phone messages, the five main characters go to a subway station and take a train to the Digital World, to fight the antagonist, Cherubimon and his Legendary Warrior servants before they succeed in dominating the world. Later facing a greater ordeal and threat from Lucemon and his two Royal Knights: Crusadermon and Dynasmon. Contrary to the other Digimon series, the characters do not have Digimon Partners. Instead, they use their D-tectors to transform themselves into powerful Digimon to fight their enemies, another new feature in the series.

Digimon Data Squad (Season Five)

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Main article: Digimon Data Squad

After a three year hiatus, a fifth Digimon series began airing on April 2, 2006. Like Frontier, Savers has no connection with the previous installments, and also marks a new start for the Digimon franchise, with a drastic change in character designs and story-line, in order to reach a broader audience. The story focus on the challenges faced by the members of DATS ("Digital Accident Tactics Squad"), an organization created to conceal the existence of the Digital World and Digimon from the rest of mankind, and solve any Digimon related incidents occurred on Earth in secret. Later, the DATS team is dragged between a massive conflict between Earth and the Digital World triggered by an ambitious human scientist determined to make use of the Digimon to his own personal gains. The English dub premiered on the Jetix block of Toon Disney on October 1, 2007.

Digimon Fusion

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Main article: Digimon Fusion

After another three year hiatus, a sixth Digimon series was produced. Digimon Xros Wars (デジモンクロスウォーズ,Dejimon Kurosu Wōzu?)[2] was released in July,[3] and stars Mikey Kudo and Shoutmon as leaders of the Fusion Fighters fighting the imperialistic Bagra Army. It has two sub seasons: Digimon Xros Wars: The Evil Death Generals and the Seven Kingdoms (デジモンクロスウォーズ~悪のデスジェネラルと七人の王国~,Dejimon Kurosu Wōzu: Aku no Desu Jeneraru to Nanajin no Oukoku?) and Digimon Xros Wars: The Young Hunters Who Leapt Through Time (デジモンクロスウォーズ~時を駆ける少年ハンターたち~,Dejimon Kurosu Wōzu: Toki wo Kakeru Shounen Hantā-tachi?). Only the first two seasons were dubbed.

Digimon Adventure tri.

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Main article: Digimon Adventure tri.

A celebration of Digimon Adventure, Digimon Adventure tri. is a six-part movie series following the original eight DigiDestined as they navigate the trials and tribulations of growing older. Originally slated for a spring 2016 release, the first one was released in theaters on March 12, 2016, with subsequent releases around six months afterwards. Crunchyroll provided English subtitles near the Japanese release, while Eleven Arts handled the distribution of a dubbed version that saw Digimon in Western theaters for the first time since Digimon: The Movie.

Digimon Universe App Monsters

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Main article: Digimon Universe App Monsters

A cross media project taking the franchise in a new direction, Digimon Universe App Monsters is a television animated series featuring Appmon. Focusing on Haru Shinkai and Gatchmon, it began airing on October 1, 2016.

Digimon Adventure:

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Main article: Digimon Adventure:

A reboot of Digimon Adventure, Digimon Adventure: takes the characters of the 1999 series and reimagines them in a 2020 setting. It began airing in April 2020.

Movies

There have been multiple Digimon movies released; Digimon Fusion is the first television anime that lacked one. All of them but X-Evolution are directly based on their respective anime series, though several of them were outside of canon; Digital Monster X-Evolution originated from the Digimon Chronicle merchandise line. Furthermore, seven of them have been released and distributed internationally; those that were released only in Japan are Digital Monster X-Evolution, Digimon Savers the Movie: Ultimate Power! Activate Burst Mode!!, Digimon Savers 3D: The Digital World in Imminent Danger!, and Digimon Adventure 3D: Digimon Grandprix!. Digimon: The Movie is an American English dubbed movie that complies and connects the first three movies into one storyline and release.

Foreign Versions

In the United States, the series premiered in August 1999 on the Fox Broadcasting Company. It was dubbed by Saban Entertainment (later Sensation Animation), and was initially broadcast through Fox's Fox Kids programming block (although in many areas, it did not air on a Fox affiliate, instead airing on stations with no network, or with either The WB or UPN) and sister cable channel Fox Family. The first four series were collectively retitled Digimon: Digital Monsters.

After Disney acquired Saban during the third series, the first three series moved to the now-renamed ABC Family in reruns, while the fourth (Frontier) premiered on UPN and ABC Family simultaneously. This was due to a deal between Disney and UPN which concluded with the season Digimon Frontier aired. Frontier was reran on ABC Family after that. Digimon was rerun on the U.S. JETIX block daily on Toon Disney (thr block also aired on ABC Family prior to 2006, airing much of the programming Fox Kids once had). Digimon Data Squad premiered and aired on Jetix and after Jetix's closure had a brief run on Disney XD. Following Saban's repurchase of their properties from Disney, Digimon Fusion premiered on Nickelodeon and then aired the rest of the series on Nicktoons with reruns airing on Nicktoons and Vortexx. Adventure and Adventure 02 were also briefly syndicated on Nicktoons.

The show also premiered in other parts of North America. In Canada, the Saban version was broadcast on YTV. In the U.S. insular area of Puerto Rico, the show was redubbed in Spanish, and in Quebec (where Digimon Adventure aired on TQS, and Digimon Adventure 02 on TÉLÉTOON), the show was redubbed in French. A French version of Digimon Tamers was aired in France, but not in North America.

The series aired internationally as well; In the United Kingdom, Digimon aired on the UK Fox Kids (rebranded after 2005 as JETIX, now Disney XD) cable/satellite channel and also on CiTV. It also aired in various countries, including Ireland, South Africa, Malaysia, Australia, Mexico, Argentina, Chile and others. However, due to poor ratings and licensing mistakes in the change from Fox Kids to Jetix, Digimon Frontier (the fourth season) has not been shown in any shape or form in the UK, and has been absent from the schedules of Jetix's UK incarnation since the beginning of 2005.

The Latin American, Castilian Spanish, European Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Finnish, German and Italian versions of Digimon are completely uncensored and uncut from the original Japanese edition.

Arabic dubs of the first four Digimon shows aired in Arabic speaking countries under the name أبطال الديجيتال (Abtal El Digital; "Digital Heroes") in the Middle Eastern countries on Spacetoon, while its title was kept as "Digimon" in Lebanese TV stations, and the series kept most of its Japanese characteristcs such as the theme song tune and story-line. The dub for Adventure 02 used Butter-Fly as its theme song instead of Target ~Akai Shougeki~.[4] Rather than digivolving, Digimon call for their older brothers (older brothers being their forms) and the evolution sequences were edited to portray such.[5] In addition, the characters' names were changed to Arabic names.

Digimon Adventure also aired in the Iran under the name دیجیمون on IRIB Koodak & Nojavan. The dub changes most of the show's music and censors with paint edits. The show does not have a logo in Persian and the intro is left in instrumental.[6]

Hebrew dubs of the first four Digimon shows aired in Israel on Fox Kids and later Jetix. These were dubbed from the English dub and use the English logos and theme songs. The dub for Tamers uses the logo and theme song used in the first two series,[7] whereas Frontier used the logo and theme song from its English dub.[8]Digimon: The Movie also had a home video release in Israel.[9] More recently, they have aired on ZOOM in Israel[10] along with dubs for Data Squad[11] and Fusion.[12]

This show also aired in the Philippines in early 2000 on ABS-CBN. It would air Friday nights at 7:30PM. ABS-CBN hired Filipino voice actors to dub the show in English. This dubbing is mostly true to the original. Though they used the original Japanese show as the medium for the dub, some of the voices seem to sound like the U.S. version (e.g., Taichi having an adolescent's voice instead of a kid's) or completely original to the dubbing crew (e.g., Gabumon's deep, grumbly voice). The entire first season of Digimon Adventure was dubbed in English (in order to compete with the 4Kids version of Pokémon which aired on the rival network GMA 7 on the same day and time), along with Digimon Adventure 02. The second season aired on a new Saturday morning block at 10 A.M. two weeks after the first season finale. This season was dubbed in both English and Tagalog, so that it would be compatible with the other shows in the block. In 2003, Cartoon Network Philippines began airing Digimon Tamers around 2003, then Digimon Frontier late 2004. This time they, along with some of the other anime that aired with it, were dubbed by Singaporean voice actors. Tamers and Frontier were dubbed in Filipino when both series aired on ABS-CBN this year on its weekday morning line-up of animated shows (Tamers first followed by Frontier after a few months). The whole Digimon series was repeated last January 2008, from Adventure to Savers on Hero TV. Actually, they did not change the original voice. Digimon Savers is currently aired at ABS-CBN this September 2008.

Cast

Main article: List of Digimon cast members

Manga

Digimon first appeared in narrative form in the one-shot manga "C'mon Digimon", released in the summer of 1997. C'mon Digimon spawned the popular Digimon Adventure V-Tamer 01 manga, written by Hiroshi Izawa,which began serialization on November 21, 1998. None of the Japanese manga have been localized into English, although the Korean manhhua have.

C'mon Digimon

Main article: C'mon Digimon

Digimon Adventure V-Tamer 01

Main article: Digimon Adventure V-Tamer 01

Digimon Chronicle

Main article: Digimon Chronicle

Digimon Next

Main article: Digimon Next

Yuen Wong Yu manhua

A Chinese manhua was written and drawn by Yuen Wong Yu (余 遠鍠 Yu Yuen-wong), who based its storyline on the television series. This adaptation covers Digimon Adventure in five volumes, Digimon Adventure 02 in two, Digimon Tamers in four, and Digimon Frontier in three. The original stories are heavily abridged, though on rare occasions events play out differently than the anime.

The Cantonese language version was published by Rightman Publishing Ltd. in Hong Kong.

Two English versions were also released. The first one was published by Chuang Yi in Singapore. The second one, which was written by Lianne Sentar,[13] was released by TOKYOPOP in North America.
The three volumes for Digimon Frontier have been released by Chuang Yi in English. These have not been released by TOKYOPOP in North America or Europe. However the Chuang Yi releases of Digimon Frontier were distributed by Madman Entertainment in Australia and New Zealand.

D-Cyber

Main article: D-Cyber

Dark Horse

Dark Horse Comics published American-style Digimon comic books, adapting the first thirteen episodes of the English dub of Digimon Adventure in 2001. The story was written by Daniel Horn and Ryan Hill, and illustrated by Daniel Horn and Cara L. Niece.[14]

Panini

The European publishing company, Panini, approached Digimon in different ways in different countries. While Germany created their own adaptations of episodes, the United Kingdom reprinted the Dark Horse titles, then translated some of the German adaptations of Adventure 02 episodes. Eventually the UK comics were given their own original stories, which appeared in both the UK's official Digimon Magazine and the official UK Fox Kids companion magazine, Wickid. These original stories only roughly followed the continuity of Adventure 02. When the comic switched to the Tamers series the storylines adhered to continuity more strictly; sometimes it would expand on subject matter not covered by the original Japanese anime (such as Mitsuo Yamaki's past) or the English adaptations of the television shows and movies (such as Ryo's story or the movies that remained undubbed until 2005). In a money saving venture, the original stories were later removed from Digimon Magazine, which returned to printing translated German adaptations of Tamers episodes. Eventually, both magazines were cancelled.

Digimon Xros Wars

Main article: Digimon Xros Wars (manga)

Digimon World Re:Digitize

Main article: Digimon World Re:Digitize: Encode

Digimon World Re:Digitize Encode

Main article: Digimon World Re:Digitize: Encode

Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth

Main article: Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth (manga)

Digimon Universe Appli Monsters

Main article: Digimon Universe: Appli Monsters (manga)

Appli Monsters: Appmon Academy!!

Main article: Appli Monsters: Appmon Academy!!

Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Hacker's Memory

Main article: Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth - Hacker's Memory (manga)

Digimon Chronicle X

Main article: Digimon Chronicle X

Video games

Digimon has multiple video games over the course of the franchise, some of which form their own series, such as Digimon World and Digimon Story.

Card game

Main article: Digimon card game

The Digimon Collectible Card Game is a collectible card game based on Digimon, first introduced in Japan in 1997 and published by Bandai. The card game is also put into games. Digital Card Battle is one of them and it's also featured in Digimon World 3.

Pokémon and Digimon

The Digimon franchise has been criticized as being a clone of the more popular Pokémon title, as both properties are aimed at children and feature interaction between humans and fictional monsters. Thematically, though, they bear little in common. A Digimon human counterpart almost always has only one Digimon partner, while Pokémon trainers can have as many Pokémon as they want provided they have enough Pokéballs (however they are only allowed to have six on hand at any time); in Pokémon, this makes the focus of the series catching and training more monsters, while in Digimon, the focus is in developing friendships with them and defeating evil forces. A human will become a DigiDestined if, as the name implies, they are destined to be one or share a special bond with them, while in Pokémon, anyone can become a trainer, and can have any Pokémon they capture or buy. Some Digimon video games also center on sportsmanship, but the purpose of the fighting is to survive or otherwise become the "ultimate digital lifeform" by destroying their enemies, as opposed to Pokémon battles in which the Pokémon merely faints. In addition, with very few exceptions in recent games, once a Pokémon evolves it has no way to go back to its original state, while a Digimon can.

While both Pokémon and Digimon are wild creatures and display a degree of instinctual behavior, Digimon are anthropomorphized, possessing human speech and individuality. In the Pokémon franchise, most Pokémon only do evil things if their trainer commands them to (With a few exceptions), while in the Digimon franchise, there are many Digimon that have decided to become evil of their own accord (Devimon, for example). While some Pokémon may show some individuality, it is nothing compared to the range that Digimon exhibit. With exceptions not limited to Team Rocket's Meowth and certain legendary Pokémon (including Mewtwo), most Pokémon can only speak the syllables of their name, and are incapable of normal speech. Trainers are able to understand their Pokémon to some extent; the Pokémon can understand human speech, most notably orders from their trainers. Even more so, Pokémon and their trainers exist in a completely fictional world with no connection to the real one. In this world animals are almost completely absent, being substituted with Pokémon as their equivalents. In Digimon the Digital World is a parallel sub dimensional universe to the real one with parts of the story taking place in typically Japan and the Digital World though in rare cases the DigiDestined and their partners will travel to other countries and dimensions. Much of Digimon focuses on the interaction between the two worlds and how they effect one another. Pokémon are also organic, biological organisms typically resorting to natural abilities in battle rather than weapons (Though rare cases do have a form of weaponry which is organic or non convential). Digimon are made of data that can become physical when entering the real world. For this reason Digimon can appear in almost any form including but not limited to: machines, beasts, mythological creatures, androids, toys, human, demon, angelic and more. Because of this many Digimon carry weapons that can be anything from a sword to heat seeking laser shooting rockets.

Pokémon also has what could be considered a more episodic style where generally each new episode is different and does not have a large, elaborate plot-line that it builds into or is a part of. Digimon on the other hand uses an arc style within the show, with each episode contributing to a larger goal.

In actuality, Digimon seems to have more in common with Mecha anime and Tokusatsu superhero shows than it does with Pokémon and other monster training shows.

Notable Contributors

  • Akiyoshi Hongo: Maker of the original Digimon concept.
  • Hiroyuki Kakudo: Director of Digimon Adventure and Digimon Adventure 02.
  • Yukio Kaizawa: Director of Digimon Tamers, Digimon Frontier and Digimon Xros Wars: The Young Hunters Who Leapt Through Time.
  • Naoyuki Itō: Director of Digimon Savers.
  • Tetsuya Endō: Director of Digimon Xros Wars.
  • Jeff Nimoy: U.S. Director of Digimon Adventure, Digimon Adventure 02, and Digimon Data Squad (Savers).
  • Mary Elizabeth McGlynn: U.S. Director of Digimon Tamers and Digimon Frontier.
  • Chiaki J. Konaka: Head writer of Digimon Tamers.
  • Hiroshi Izawa: Author of the Digimon Adventure V-Tamer 01 manga.
  • Tenya Yabuno: Illustrator of the Digimon Adventure V-Tamer 01 manga.
  • Yuen Wong Wu: Writer and illustrator for the Digimon manhua series.
  • Takanori Arisawa: Composer of the Japanese versions of Digimon Adventure, Digimon Adventure 02, Digimon Tamers and Digimon Frontier.
  • Keiichi Oku: Composer of the Japanese version of Digimon Savers.
  • Kōsuke Yamashita: Composer of the Japanese version of Digimon Fusion.
  • Shuki Levy: Composer for the English language releases of Digimon Adventure, Digimon Adventure 02 and Digimon Tamers.
  • Deddy Tzur: Composer for the English language release of Digimon Frontier.
  • Thorsten Laewe: Composer for the English language release of Digimon Data Squad (Savers).
  • Noam Kaniel: Composer for the English language release of Digimon Fusion (Xros Wars).
  • Paul Gordon: Co-Composer for the English language theme song.
  • Kōji Wada: Performer of the opening themes of Digimon Adventure, Digimon Adventure 02, Digimon Tamers, Digimon Frontier and the second opening theme of Digimon Savers.
  • Ai Maeda: Performer of the ending themes of Digimon Adventure, Digimon Adventure 02, Digimon Tamers and the second ending theme of Digimon Frontier.
  • Miyazaki Ayumi: Performer of the opening and Digivolution themes of Digimon Adventure and Digimon Adventure 02.
  • Katsuyoshi Nakatsuru: Character designer for the first four seasons and their related films, before returning in 2019 for Last Evolution Kizuna and the reboot.

See also

External links

English

Japanese

Chinese

Notes

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2021
2020
  • October 8 - Digimon Survive is delayed again.
  • October 6 - Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna will release subbed/dubbed on DVD/Blu-Ray in the west.
  • September 29 - Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna will release digitally in the west subbed/dubbed.
  • August 25 - Bandai announced they would be retconning all Digimon listed as "Xros Wars" level in the Digimon Reference Book to have regular levels and attributes.
  • June 7 - Digimon Adventure:s hiatus ends, and will re-start its broadcast from the first episode, Tokyo Digital Crisis.
  • May 15 - The American English dubs of Digimon Adventure, Digimon Adventure 02, Digimon Tamers, and Digimon Frontier are added to Hulu's streaming catalogue.
  • May 9 - The upcoming English dubbed/subbed direct-to-video DVD/Blu-Ray release of Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna set to release on July 7 is delayed indefinitely.
  • April 19 - Digimon Adventure: is put on indefinite hiatus because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • April 4 - Digimon Adventure:, a reboot of Digimon Adventure, started airing in Japan and was simulcasted on Crunchyroll.
  • March 30 - The final chapter of Digimon Chronicle X, "Final Chapter" released.
  • March 17 - Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna, which was supposed to release in American theatres with English subtitles on March 25, is postponed indefinitely due to COVID-19.
  • February 21 - Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna released in Japanese theatres.
2019
2018
2017
2016
  • December 1 - Digimon Universe: Appli Monsters (3DS) releases for the Nintendo 3DS.
  • October 1 - Digimon Universe App Monsters begins airing in Japanese.
  • September 24 - Digimon Adventure tri., Confession airs in Japan.
  • September 23 - Digimon Adventure tri., Confession streams on Crunchyroll with English subtitles.
  • September 15: The English dub of Digimon Adventure tri., Reunion, airs in the west.
  • May 17 - It is announced that Yuko Mizutani, Japanese voice actress of Sora Takenouchi, died due to complications from cancer.
  • April 8 - It is announced that Kōji Wada, singer of many Digimon songs, died on April 3 due to complications from cancer.
  • March 17 - Digimon World: Next Order is released in Japan on the PlayStation Vita.
  • March 12 - Digimon Adventure tri., Determination airs in Japan.
  • March 11 - Digimon Adventure tri., Determination streams on Crunchyroll with English subtitles.
  • February 5 - Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth is released in Europe on the Playstation 4 and the PlayStation Vita.
  • February 2 - Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth is released in North America for the PlayStation 4 and the PlayStation Vita.
  • January 27 - Digimon Heroes! is released WorldWide for Smartphones.
  • January 15 - A preview of the second and third Digimon Adventure tri. films were shown on the special new years eve anniversary stream that was held on the Japanese media sharing website NicoNico
  • January 14 - The third Digimon Adventure tri. film will be titled Confession (告白,Kokuhaku?) and it will be premiered in Japanese theaters in Summer, 2016
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2012
2011
  • July 1st - Voting for the monthly Featured Article is now open. Get involved in the new system by casting your vote here.
  • June 27th - Overview of the first chapter of the Digimon Xros Warsmanga can be found here, courtesy of Vande. WARNING: Contains spoilers for the first episodes of Xros Wars. Source: [1]
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Digimon

Japanese media franchise

Digimon (Japanese: デジモン, Hepburn: Dejimon, branded as Digimon: Digital Monsters, stylized as DIGIMON), short for "Digital Monsters" (デジタルモンスターDejitaru Monsutā), is a Japanese media franchise encompassing virtual pet toys, anime, manga, video games, films and a trading card game. The franchise focuses on the eponymous creatures, who inhabit a "Digital World", a parallel universe that originated from Earth's various communication networks.

The franchise was created in 1997 as a series of virtual pets, intended as the masculine counterpart to Tamagotchi. The creatures were first designed to look cute and iconic even on the devices' small screens; later developments had them created with a harder-edged style influenced by American comics. The franchise gained momentum with its first anime incarnation, Digimon Adventure, and an early video game, Digimon World, both released in 1999. Several anime series and films based on them have been released, and the video game series has expanded into genres such as role-playing, racing, fighting, and MMORPGs.

Conception and creation

Further information: Digital Monster (virtual pet)

Virtual petmodel distributed on the Japanese market by Bandai,[1]that allowed the popularization of Digimonin Japan.

The Digimon franchise began as a series of virtual pets created by WiZ and Bandai, intended as a masculine counterpart to the more female-oriented Tamagotchi pets.[2][3] It was released in June 1997[1][4] with the name Digimon,[5] short for Digital Monster.[6][7] This device shows to players a virtual pet composed entirely of data and designed to play and fight.[1][5][8][9] In February 1998, the DigiMon fighting game, compatible with Windows 95 and developed by Rapture Technologies, Inc., was announced.[10] The one-shotmangaC'mon Digimon, designed by Tenya Yabuno, was published in the Japanese magazine V-Jump by Shueisha in 1997.[11][12]

A second generation of virtual pets was marketed six months after the launch of the first, followed by a third in 1998.[13] Each player starts with a baby-level digital creature that has a limited number of attacks and transformations[14] and to make the creature stronger by training and nourishing the creature;[1][5] when the player is successful in a workout, the Digimon becomes strong, when the player fails, the Digimon becomes weak.[1][5] Two devices can be connected, allowing two players to battle with their respective creatures, an innovation at the time,[1] however, the battle is only possible from the moment the creature is in the child level or bigger.[1] Playgrounds and subways were where the majority of users of the apparatus were concentrated; The virtual pet was banned in some Asian schools by being considered by parents and teachers as very noisy and violent.[15] The first Digimon were created by Japanese designer Kenji Watanabe, influenced by American comics, which were beginning to gain popularity in Japan, and as such began to make his characters look stronger and "cool." Other types of Digimon, which until the year 2000 totalled 279,[16][17] came from extensive discussions and collaborations between the Bandai company members.[18]

The original Digital Monster model that was released in 1997 sold 14 million units worldwide, including 13 million units in Japan and 1 million overseas, up until March 2004.[19] By 2005, more than 24 million Digital Monster units had been sold worldwide.[20]

Premise

Though most works in the franchise are contained within their own continuity, they all share basic setting and lore elements. Most Digimon stories begin with a human child coming into contact with a Digimon, either through accidentally entering the Digital World [21] or encountering a Digimon who has come into the human world.[22] The child or children will find themselves equipped with a "digivice", a device modelled after the series' virtual pets that enables them to empower their partner Digimon.

While some digimon act like wild beasts, many form small societies and follow governing bodies such as the Royal Knights[23] or Digimon Sovereign.[24] Digimon can grow through evolution (or "digivolution" in most English-language dubs) by absorbing additional data and changing forms; the process is normally linear but their are other methods. For example, "Jogress" (a portmanteau of "joint progress"; "DNA Digivolution" in most English-language dubs)[25] is when two or more Digimon combine into a single being. Though evolution can occur naturally, Digimon can progress faster and into stronger forms when partnered with a human.

Anime

See also: List of Digimon episodes and films

Television series

The Digimon anime series was produced by Toei Animation and Bandai of Japan. Beginning in 1999, an anime series was green-lit as the first of the Digimon films aired in theaters. Originally, Digimon Adventure was supposed to be a short film, but after the storyboard was finished, a request for the film to become a children's television series was made.[26] Several anime series have since been produced, with the first six series localized into English for release in Western markets.

Overview

No. TitleEpisodes Originally aired Network
First aired Last aired
1 Digimon Adventure (1999) 54 March 7, 1999 (1999-03-07)March 26, 2000 (2000-03-26)Fuji TV
2 Digimon Adventure 0250 April 2, 2000 (2000-04-02)March 25, 2001 (2001-03-25)
3 Digimon Tamers51 April 1, 2001 (2001-04-01)March 31, 2002 (2002-03-31)
4 Digimon Frontier50 April 7, 2002 (2002-04-07)March 30, 2003 (2003-03-30)
5 Digimon Data Squad48 April 2, 2006 (2006-04-02)March 25, 2007 (2007-03-25)
6 Digimon Fusion79 July 6, 2010 (2010-07-06)March 25, 2012 (2012-03-25)TV Asahi
7 Digimon Universe: App Monsters52 October 1, 2016 (2016-10-01)September 30, 2017 (2017-09-30)TV Tokyo
8 Digimon Adventure (2020) 67 April 5, 2020 (2020-04-05)September 26, 2021 (2021-09-26)Fuji TV
9 Digimon Ghost Game1 October 3, 2021 (2021-10-03)Present
Total 452 episodes

Films

Main articles: List of Digimon films and Digimon: The Movie

Several Digimon featurette films were released in Japan, with some of them seasonal tie-ins for their respective television series.

  1. Digimon Adventure / Digimon: The Movie (1999)
  2. Digimon Adventure: Our War Game! / Digimon: The Movie (2000)
  3. Digimon Adventure 02: Part 1: Digimon Hurricane Touchdown!! / Part 2: Supreme Evolution!! The Golden Digimentals / Digimon: The Movie (2000)
  4. Digimon Adventure 02: Revenge of Diaboromon (2001)
  5. Digimon Tamers: Battle of Adventurers (2001)
  6. Digimon Tamers: Runaway Locomon (2002)
  7. Digimon Frontier: Island of Lost Digimon (2002)
  8. Digital Monster X-Evolution (2004)
  9. Digimon Savers: Ultimate Power! Activate Burst Mode!! (2006)
  10. Digimon Adventure 3D: Digimon Grand Prix! (2009)
  11. Digimon Savers 3D: The Digital World in Imminent Danger! (2009)
  12. Digimon Adventure tri. Chapter 1: Reunion (2015)
  13. Digimon Adventure tri. Chapter 2: Determination (2016)
  14. Digimon Adventure tri. Chapter 3: Confession (2016)
  15. Digimon Adventure tri. Chapter 4: Loss (2017)
  16. Digimon Adventure tri. Chapter 5: Coexistence (2017)
  17. Digimon Adventure tri. Chapter 6: Future (2018)
  18. Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna (2020)[27][28]
  19. Untitled Digimon Adventure 02 film[29][30]

Distribution and localization

In the United States, Digimon Adventure premiered in August 1999 on the Fox Broadcasting Company. An English-language adaptation of the series produced by Saban Entertainment (later Sensation Animation), the series was broadcast on Fox Kids. Saban would dub the first four anime series in the franchise, which were collectively retitled Digimon: Digital Monsters.[31] Some scenes from the original version were modified or omitted in order to comply with Fox's standards and practices. The show also featured more jokes and added dialogue, along with a completely different musical score. As a cross-promotional stunt, 2001 and 2002 saw Digi-Bowl specials co-produced with Fox Sports; NFL on Fox commentator Terry Bradshaw provided interstitial segments in-between episodes as if the episodes were actually a football game.[32]

The Walt Disney Company would acquire Saban during the third series, Digimon Tamers. Reruns of the first three series began airing on the cable networkABC Family, while the fourth series, Digimon Frontier, premiered on UPN as part of a deal between Disney and UPN.[33] UPN aired the series until late August 2003, when they severed their ties to Disney.[33]Frontier aired on ABC Family concurrently, and also aired in reruns on Toon Disney under the Jetix branding. An English version of Digimon Data Squad, produced by Studiopolis, would premiere October 1, 2007, on Toon Disney.

In September 2012, Saban Brands, a successor to Saban Entertainment, announced it had acquired the Digimon anime franchise.[34][35][36] Saban would announce that they would be producing an English dub for Digimon Xros Wars, retitled Digimon Fusion, for broadcast on Nickelodeon in the United States starting September 7, 2013.[37]Saban Capital Group would later sell most of Saban Brands' entertainment properties to Hasbro in 2018 and shutter the division in July of that year.[38][39]

The Digimon Adventure tri. series would be distributed in North America by Eleven Arts. The English dub would utilize localized names from Saban's original dub, reunite several voice actors from the original cast, and feature a remixed version of the English opening theme,[40] while retaining the original Japanese score.[41]Shout! Factory would acquire the broadcast and home media distribution rights for the films.[42][43]

International

In Canada, the English versions of Digimon were broadcast on YTV, with the exception of Data Squad, which aired in Family Channel's Jetix block. YTV would eventually acquire Digimon Fusion, but only the first 26 episodes were shown.[citation needed]

In the United Kingdom, Digimon first aired on Fox Kids. ITV's children's slot CITV would broadcast Adventure, Adventure 02 and several episodes of Tamers during after school hours from 2001–2002. The rest of Tamers aired on Fox Kids from 2002–04.[citation needed]Digimon Frontier was originally announced to be broadcast on Jetix, but the series was later dropped.[citation needed] The series eventually saw a release on October 29, 2018.[44] From 2011, Digimon Data Squad airs on Kix!. According to Fox Kids' (2000–03) and Kix's (2010–) BARB Television ratings, Adventure, Adventure 02 & Tamers have been the most popular series'/seasons in the United Kingdom and was consistently in the weekly top 10 broadcasts for both channels for new episodes.[45] Broadcast rights and merchandising sub-licensing rights for Digimon Fusion in the UK have been acquired by ITV Studios Global Entertainment. Digimon Fusion has aired since Spring 2014 on digital terrestrial channel, CITV.[46][47]

Manga

Digimon first appeared in narrative form in the one-shot manga C'mon Digimon, released in the summer of 1997. C'mon Digimon spawned the popular Digimon Adventure V-Tamer 01 manga, written by Hiroshi Izawa, which began serialization on November 21, 1998.

  1. C'mon Digimon
  2. Digimon Adventure V-Tamer 01
  3. Digimon Chronicle
  4. Digimon Next
  5. Digimon Xros Wars
  6. Digimon World Re:Digitize
  7. Digimon World Re:Digitize Decode
  8. Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth
  9. Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth – Hacker's Memory
  10. Digimon Chronicle X

Yuen Wong Yu manhua

A Chinese manhua was written and drawn by Yuen Wong Yu [zh] (余 遠鍠 Yu Yuen-wong), who based its storyline on the television series. This adaptation covers Digimon Adventure in five volumes, Digimon Adventure 02 in two, Digimon Tamers in four, and Digimon Frontier in three. The original stories are heavily abridged, though on rare occasions events play out differently from the anime. The Chinese-language version was published by Rightman Publishing Ltd. in Hong Kong. Yu also wrote D-Cyber.

Two English versions were also released. The first one was published by Chuang Yi in Singapore. The second one, which was adapted by Lianne Sentar,[48] was released by TOKYOPOP in North America.
The three volumes for Digimon Frontier have been released by Chuang Yi in English. These have not been released by TOKYOPOP in North America or Europe. However, the Chuang Yi releases of Digimon Frontier were distributed by Madman Entertainment in Australia.

Dark Horse

Main article: Digimon: Digital Monsters (comics)

Dark Horse Comics published American-style Digimon comic books, adapting the first thirteen episodes of the English dub of Digimon Adventure in 2001. The story was written by Daniel Horn and Ryan Hill, and illustrated by Daniel Horn and Cara L. Niece.[49]

Panini

The Italian publishing company, Panini, approached Digimon in different ways in different countries. While Germany created their own adaptations of episodes, the United Kingdom (UK) reprinted the Dark Horse titles, then translated some of the German adaptations of Adventure 02 episodes. Eventually the UK comics were given their own original stories, which appeared in both the UK's official Digimon Magazine and the official UK Fox Kids companion magazine, Wickid. These original stories only roughly followed the continuity of Adventure 02. When the comic switched to the Tamers series the storylines adhered to continuity more strictly; sometimes it would expand on subject matter not covered by the original Japanese anime (such as Mitsuo Yamaki's past) or the English adaptations of the television shows and movies (such as Ryo's story or the movies that remained undubbed until 2005). In a money saving venture, the original stories were later removed from Digimon Magazine, which returned to printing translated German adaptations of Tamers episodes. Eventually, both magazines were cancelled.

Video games

Main article: List of Digimon video games

The Digimon series has inspired various video games, including the Digimon World and Digimon Story sub-series of role-playing games. Other genres have included life simulation, adventure, video card game, strategy, and racing games.

The player's Digimon (in the foreground) battles with an opponen's digmon in Digimon World 2.

In February 2010, a website for the MMORPGDigimon Battle Online was launched.[50] On September 22, 2011, online game publisher Joymax announced the release of an MMORPG game called Digimon Masters, which was developed by the Korean publisher DIGITALIC.[51] In June 2021 it was announced that they were developing a new MMORPG titled Digimon Super Rumble.[52]

In 2011, a new entry in the Digimon World series was announced after a seven-year hiatus, titled Digimon World Re:Digitize.[53] The game would be released in Japan on July 19, 2012, followed by an enhanced version for Nintendo 3DS released in 2013.[54]

Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth was first released in Japan in 2015.[55] It would be the first game in the Digimon Story series to be released in North America under its original title; Digimon World DS and Digimon World Dawn and Dusk were originally marketed as entries in the Digimon World series, with the latter game being the last to be released in the West for nine years until Cyber Sleuth's release on February 2, 2016.[56]

There have also been several mobile games. Digimon Linkz was active from March 2016 to July 2019, and was similar to the Story games in that the player raised digimon in a farm and fought enemies using team of three of their digimon.[57] It was succeeded by Digimon ReArise, which launched June 2018 in Japan and October 2019 in America.[58]

Card game

Cardback of the first version Digimon CCG from 1999.
Cardback of the Digimon CCG from 1999, one of several iterations of the CCG.
Cardback of the Digimon CCG from 2000, one of several iterations of the CCG.
Cardback of the Digimon CCG from 2003, the lastest iteration of the CCG.

Some examples of the different versions of the Digimon CCG.

The Digimon Collectible Card Game is a card game based on Digimon, first introduced in Japan in 1997 and published by Bandai. The third season (Digimon Tamers) utilized this aspect of the franchise by making the card game an integral part of the season. Versions of the card game are also included in some of the Digimon video games including Digital Card Battle and Digimon World 3.

During the fourth anime (Digimon Frontier), Bandai created the D-Tector Card Game to tie in to their own D-Tector virtual pet toys. This was a West-only card game. From February 25 2011 to September 28 2012, Digimon Jintrix was an online card game supported by physical card releases.[59] It was followed up by the mobile game Digimon Crusader, which lasted fom December 2012 to December 2017.[60]In 2020 a new card game was launched to coincide with Digimon Adventure: using a new system, this was released in the West in January 2021.[61]

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October 13, 2021
Shortmonand Weddinmonhave been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

October 10, 2021
Betel Gammamon, Kaus Gammamon and Wezen Gammamon have been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

September 27, 2021
Abbadomon Core has been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

September 24, 2021
Shoutmon X7: Superior Mode and Luminamon (Nene Ver.) have been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

September 21, 2021
Curimon, Gurimon, Gammamon, Pyonmon, Bosamon, Angoramon, Puyomon, Puyoyomon and Jellymon have been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

September 21, 2021
Abbadomon has been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

September 13, 2021
Negamon has been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

September 1, 2021
Modoki Betamon, Dokunemon, Raijinmon, Raidenmon and Pile Volcamon have been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

August 17, 2021
Hydramon has been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

July 21, 2021
Ajatarmon and Bloom Lordmon have been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

July 14, 2021
Bomber Nanimon, Mori Shellmon, Yanmamon, Sand Yanmamon, Pidmon, Burgamon Adult and Guardromon (Gold) have been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

June 30, 2021
Gaioumon: Itto Mode, Hagurumon (X-Antibody), Growmon (X-Antibody), Starmon (X-Antibody) and Herakle Kabuterimon (X-Antibody) have been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

June 25, 2021
Tekkamon, Assaultmon, Vermillimon, Kyukimon and Brachiomon have been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

June 11, 2021
Sunamon, Goromon and Vulturemon have been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

June 7, 2021
Burpmon has been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

May 26, 2021
Gold Numemon and Black King Numemon have been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

May 17, 2021
Culumon has been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

May 12, 2021
Shoutmon X4K and Gladimon have been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

May 10, 2021
Atamadekachimon, Minidekachimon, Yoxtu!Yoxtu!mon and Kodokugumon have been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

April 28, 2021
Trailmon has been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

April 23, 2021
Great King Scumon has been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

April 20, 2021
Shroudmon has been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

April 16, 2021
Hiyarimon, Frozomon and Fros Velgrmon have been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

April 9, 2021
Black Seraphimon has been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

April 5, 2021
Rare Raremon has been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

April 2, 2021
Climbmon and Divemon have been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

March 29, 2021
Clear Agumon and Bancho Lilimon have been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

March 19, 2021
Shoutmon EX6, Guilmon (X-Antibody), Ganimon (X-Antibody), Gottsumon (X-Antibody), Gesomon (X-Antibody), Dobermon (X-Antibody), Monochromon (X-Antibody), Thunderballmon (X-Antibody), Metal Mamemon (X-Antibody), Panjyamon (X-Antibody) and Metal Greymon (X-Antibody) have been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

March 8, 2021
Potamon, Burgamon and Torikara Ballmon have been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

March 5, 2021
Shivamon and Achillesmon have been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

February 26, 2021
Kazuchimon has been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

February 12, 2021
Tempomon and Pistmon have been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

February 5, 2021
Boutmon and Shootmon have been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

February 3, 2021
Lovely Angemon and Mitamamon have been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

January 29, 2021
Dokimon and Bibimon have been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

January 15, 2021
Namakemon, Runnermon, Exermon and Bulkmon have been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

January 12, 2021
Komondomon‎‎ has been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

December 18, 2020
Pulsemon has been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

November 20, 2020
Omegamon: Merciful Mode has been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

November 16, 2020
Done Devimon‎‎ has been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

November 2, 2020
Were Garurumon: Sagittarius Mode has been added to the Digimon Reference Book.

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