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The Return of Digimon from mmotony's blog

The Digi-Destined return! After many years (though nearly so long in anime time), the adventures of Taichi “Tai” Kamiya with the exceptional loyal Digimon partner Agumon continue. The story revives their beloved band of friends – Yamato “Matt” Ishida, plus Sora, Izzy, Mimi, Joe, T.K., and Taichi's sister Hikari. And of course the Digimons are back too – not only Agumon, but Gabumon, Piyomon, Gomamon, Palmon, Patamon, Tentomon and Tailmon. For the an incredible number of viewers who knew as a kid them on TV (and were travelling to anime within the process), now could be the time to trap up with old friends!

The new story is placed six years following your kids first crossed over to the Digital World and partnered making use of their Digimons (short for Digital Monsters), as seen within the original Digimon TV series. It's been 3 years since their last battle, shown within the series Digimon Adventure 02. The gate for the Digital World has become closed. On Earth, your Digimon Masters Online Currency children are becoming an adult – they're teenagers now, on and on to Tokyo high schools. At the ripe senior years of 17, Taichi needs to think about exams and the adult future. The days when he would have been a hero, fighting alongside his human and Digimon buddies, are long gone…

Until, that's, monstrously infected Digimons start entering our world to rain chaos and destruction upon Tokyo! Luckily, Agumon along with the other hero Digmons reappear close on the tails, this will let you joyful reunion using their human soulmates. But as being the battle is fought on our side from the gate, throughout the scenery of Tokyo, and so the carnage begins to mount up. There are tensions between old friends. At the same time, the Digi-Destined must deal using changing feelings for the other person (remember, they're teenagers now!), and investigate what's behind this terrifying Digimon invasion…

The first in the six-film series, Reunion begins the subsequent epic adventure for that original Digimon characters, manufactured in celebration on the fifteenth anniversary from the franchise. Unlike most Western cartoons, Reunion gives viewers the opportunity to see their friends become adults. The Digi-Destined have already been given attractive new designs by Atsuya Uki, who also designed the characters for Kenji Nakamura's striking series tsuritama.

In the Japanese voice-track, each of the Digi-Destined are actually recast, with all the new actors led by Natsuki Hanae (Inaho in Aldnoah.Zero, Kosei in Your Lie in April) as Taichi and Yoshimasa Hosoya (Sentaro in Kids around the Slope, Haru in HAL) as Matt. However, some on the original Digimon dub voice-actors are back to the new series: Joshua Seth as Taichi, Collen O'Shaghnessey as Sora, Mona Marshall as Izzy and Philece Sampler as Mimi. The new dub voices include Vic Mignogna, famed as Edward Elric from Fullmetal Alchemist, as Taichi's friend (and often rival), Matt.

As with the heroic Digimons themselves, the Japanese version revives all eight actors, including Chika Sakamoto as Agumon. (Trivia: Sakamoto have also been little Mei in My Neighbor Totoro!) The English dub revives many in the Digimons too. There's Tom Fahn as Agumon, Anna Garduno as Palmon, Jeff Nimoy as Tentomon, Kirk Thornton as Gabumon, Laura Summers as Patamon and R. Martin Klein as Gonamon.

Digimon Adventure tri.: Reunion is accessible this week on Blu-ray/DVD/Digital in English using the original English voice cast, plus Japanese audio with English sub-titles and new bonus features. Look with the second film, Determination, in August from Shout! Factory.  Well, good news! Digimon Masters Online game is available now on Steam. In order to enjoy the game better, you can buy the cheap DMO TERA at https://www.mmoah.com/digimon-masters-online to reduce the initial difficulty of the game and quickly improve your combat power.

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