Digimon Tamers

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Synonyms: Digimon: Digital Monsters 03
Japanese: デジモンテイマーズ
English: Digimon Tamers
Spanish: Digimon 3
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Type: TV
Episodes: 51
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 1, 2001 to Mar 31, 2002
Premiered: Spring 2001
Broadcast: Sundays at 09:00 (JST)
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Original
Genres: AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy
Theme: IsekaiIsekai
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 7.631 (scored by 119998119,998 users)
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Ranked: #13082
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Popularity: #1149
Members: 191,637
Favorites: 1,817

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Digimon Tamers takes place in a world where the popular Digimon franchise is all the rage, consisting of a cartoon, video games, and the trading card game. Takato Matsuda is a huge Digimon fan that's particularly obsessed with the card game, and constantly daydreams about the universe therein. One day, he finds a mysterious blue card, which he slides through a scanner toy to use in the popular battle game. His toy suddenly glows and transforms into a Digivice, and Takato's fan-made design, Guilmon, materialises in front of him. Thrilled by the prospect of having a real-life Digimon, Takato embraces his new partner, and his adventures as a Digimon Tamer begin.

Takato quickly discovers that being a Digimon Tamer is not all fun and games—in reality, it's much more dangerous than the card games he's accustomed to. Wild Digimon have begun to appear all across Japan, causing rampages that result in chaos and mayhem. Armed with his Digivice, which can scan trading cards to strengthen Guilmon, Takato and his new partner set out to combat the rogue Digimon. They are tasked with protecting the world from Digimon attacks, whilst a mysterious organization determined to eliminate all Digimon and their Tamers lurks in the shadows...


Digimon Tamers is the first anime of the franchise to depart from the original storyline established in Digimon Adventure and Digimon Adventure 02. The trading cards used by the characters in the show are based on cards in the real life Digimon Trading Card Game.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Kaizawa, Yukio
Kakudou, Hiroyuki
Episode Director


Opening Theme

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"The Biggest Dreamer" by Kouji Wada

Ending Theme

1: "My Tomorrow" by AiM (eps 1-23)
2: "Days~Aijou to Nichijou~" by AiM (eps 24-51)

Apr 2, 2010
I liked the first two seasons of Digimon as a kid, they were the only ones they aired here in Finland. After some years I matured and began looking down on them.

Let's face it, the idea that ENIAC, the world's second computer, was capable of twisting space-time and created parallel dimension where computer data took physical form and gained sentience on its own, and then interacted with human kids' emotions to reconfigure the data to combat monsters, was quite silly, and the show mostly served only commercial purposes. (This creation of the Digital World is explained in the Wonder Swan games relating to Digimon ...
May 31, 2013
This is the third Digimon series and one that had a very challenging road ahead: after Digimon Adventure 02 essentially failed in the ratings department, another sequel (Adventure 03 if you might) would most likely be unable to deliver the audience the franchise so badly needed. So it was boldly decided that the best way to gain new viewers was to star over, from scratch. And there's no better way to make old viewers watch again that the concept "What if you could create your own digimon?" while also appealing to new ones. As such, Digimon Tamer triumphed and saved the franchise by denying it ...
Mar 4, 2014
"Good and Evil are not absolute. It depends on how someone see things. While the point of view shifts, everything else does as well."
-Chou Sensei

Yes, that's what I got from Digimon Tamers. Tamers isn't same like your previous digimon series, its settings are completely different and the content is also different. I can say that Digimon Tamers is the only Digimon series that cling to its original concept. I originally watch it for nostalgia when I was watching on TV when I was just 9 years old. But after I grew up, it really made me surprised of how kids show can become ...

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