Digimon Adventure 02: The Beginning

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Synonyms: Digimon Adventure 02 Movie
Japanese: デジモンアドベンチャー02 THE BEGINNING


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 27, 2023
Producers: Toei Animation
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Yumeta Company
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy
Duration: 1 hr. 20 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.771 (scored by 14911,491 users)
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Ranked: #53622
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Popularity: #6755
Members: 8,688
Favorites: 24

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Two years after the battle against Eosmon, Davis Motomiya, Ken Ichijouji, Yolei Inoue, Cody Hida, T.K. Takaishi, and Kari Kamiya meet a boy named Rui Owada, who is found with a depowered Digivice and claims to be the first Digidestined ever. In addition, a Digimon named Ukkomon appears in the real world, who wants every person in the world to have their own Digimon partner.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Taguchi, Tomohisa
Medel, Jennifer
Script, Dialogue Editing
Maeda, Ai
Theme Song Performance
Miyazaki, Ayumi
Inserted Song Performance


Opening Theme

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Amazon Music
Youtube Music
"Target: Akai Shougeki" by Kouji Wada

Ending Theme

"Various Colors" by AiM


Nov 9, 2023
Just finished watching the limited run in US theaters (Nov 9th) in Japanese with English subtitles. I went into the movie without any expectations and really enjoyed it! The movie is VERY story driven which may not be everyone's thing - but as an adult that grew up with the franchise I really enjoyed it. The new character has a very dark backstory, and while it initially comes off as 'dark'/'edgy,' I really enjoyed it as the movie continued/they fleshed out his character more and more. The animation style is modern and high quality - it was great to see the 02 gang older and ...
Feb 6, 2024
Mixed Feelings
For a movie clearly made to pander to people like me, grown-up Digimon fans, it sure spent a long time on a surprisingly depressing new character. Very dark stuff, I was honestly a little surprised.

The art was passable. I liked the song.

I still enjoyed all of the moments with the OG cast interacting with each other and their Digimon, and I liked it more then Kazuna, so that's something. There's not a ton of action, but that didn't bother me as I really care more about the characters.

If you really like the 02 cast, it's worth watching but be prepared for a kind ...
Oct 28, 2023
I went to the movie with some kinda hope after watching the trailer

Pretty soon after the movie started I got disillusioned pretty fast because the movie mostly consisted of building up the backstory for a totally boring new character (poor boy got abused in his childhood, had a rough family background) and waaaaay too much talking for a Digimon movie...

Overall the fight scenes and evolution scenes where animated in a fresh, modern style - yet this is by far not enough when you lack the overall feeling for a Digimon movie because of missing real, extended fights...

Gotta say that this movie lacks nearly everything for ...

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Recent Forum Discussion

Rui is just Gojo and Yuta combined
mechian - Mar 14
0 repliesby mechian »»
Mar 14, 4:21 AM
Poll: Digimon Adventure 02: The Beginning Episode 1 Discussion
BlichoBoy - Nov 30, 2023
2 repliesby RobertsahDHDA »»
Dec 19, 2023 10:13 PM
I'm frustrated [SPOILER underneath]
EliBat - Oct 27, 2023
25 repliesby YuriEmpress »»
Dec 16, 2023 5:17 AM
Is this movie worth watching?
AoiroBlueColor - Nov 1, 2023
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Mama_Mega - Nov 10, 2023
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