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Digimon Adventure


Alternative Titles

English: Digimon: Digital Monsters
Synonyms: Digimon Adventure 01
Japanese: デジモンアドベンチャー

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 54
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 7, 1999 to Mar 26, 2000
Premiered: Spring 1999
Broadcast: Sundays at 09:00 (JST)
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Original
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children

Statistics

Score: 7.891 (scored by 119,545 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #6882
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #256
Members: 181,601
Favorites: 2,822
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Ranked #688Popularity #256Members 181,601
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Episodes: /54

Synopsis

When a group of kids head out for summer camp, they don't expect it to snow in the middle of July. Out of nowhere, the kids receive strange devices which transport them to a very different world to begin their Digimon Adventure! Led by the plucky Taichi Yagami, the seven children must now survive in a realm far from home, filled with monsters and devoid of other humans.

Luckily, they're not alone: each child is paired off with a companion digital monster called a Digimon. Together, the children and their new friends must overcome their insecurities, discover their inner strengths, and evolve into stronger fighters - literally.

A force of evil is spreading through the Digital World, corrupting all the Digimon. The DigiDestined have arrived and it’s up to them to save the Digital World, if they ever want to see their home world again.

Background

Digimon Adventure was originally planned to be a short film, but it was expanded into a full-fledged series before production could begin.

Episode Videos


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Characters & Voice Actors

Yagami, Taichi
Yagami, Taichi
Main
Fujita, Toshiko
Japanese
Fujita, Toshiko
Ishida, Yamato
Ishida, Yamato
Main
Kazama, Yuuto
Japanese
Kazama, Yuuto
Takaishi, Takeru
Takaishi, Takeru
Main
Konishi, Hiroko
Japanese
Konishi, Hiroko
Yagami, Hikari
Yagami, Hikari
Main
Araki, Kae
Japanese
Araki, Kae

Staff

Seki, Hiromi
Seki, Hiromi
Producer
Kimura, Kyotaro
Kimura, Kyotaro
Producer
Kakudou, Hiroyuki
Kakudou, Hiroyuki
Director, Episode Director
Hosoda, Mamoru
Hosoda, Mamoru
Episode Director


Edit Opening Theme

"Butter-Fly" by Kouji Wada

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "I Wish" by AiM (eps 1-26)
#2: "Keep On" by AiM (eps 27-54)




More reviewsReviews

Lil-Bird
Mar 9, 2015
Constantly accused of being a Pokémon rip-off, Digimon has struggled to find a big audience, particularly in the West—it doesn't help that its marketing never really took off out here. However, despite it never gaining a huge fanbase like its rival, Digimon continues to be a strong—if not struggling—franchise that still has a foothold in countries outside of Japan complete with its own loyal fanbase. So when most people think of Fox Kids or Saban Entertainment, they fondly think of either Power Rangers or Digimon (usually the first season), and not so much of the network itself. But for years, it meant risking an all-out read more
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Astamon
May 1, 2009
Story: The storyline of Adventure evolves (no pun intended) into something wonderful as the series goes on, however, the beginning is very shaky, and, for some audiences, a weak beginning is an automatic turn-off. It starts off very episodic, and, aside from the fact that the kids want to get home and have to fight a guy called Devimon, there is not much else for plot. However, after they get home, the series jumps into one of my favorite anime story arch of all times: The Eight Child arch. That part (which largely takes up the middle of the series) was masterfully done, and if read more
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Objective
Jan 16, 2015
“Remember? How could I ever forget?”

Digimon Adventure 01, a household name, a childhood memory, what did this blast from the past have in store for us?

That one time at band camp... I mean summer camp. Seven children dubbed the Digi-Destined find themselves in an alternate world, filled with bizarre creatures and a luscious ecosystem, where they soon discover the inevitable path they must walk, together. Although initially hostile, they are each partnered with one of these bizarre creatures known as ‘Digimon’ whom they must work together with to not only save the Digital world, but human world as well. Digimon is best described read more
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Zyro
Jun 6, 2010
If you were to ask me what it was that possessed me with such a desire to re-watch the Digimon Adventure series I saw when I was younger, I couldn't tell you. Before now my memories of Digimon were not fond, the dubbing in the show was terrible, to the point were I hated the vast majority of the entire cast. I was a lot younger back then so I didn't understand that the occasional stupid things characters did/said were because the script was being hacked up. But beyond the negatives of the show there was a strange charm that reached me, and having re-watched read more
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