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Writer:
Michael McConnohie (episode)
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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Release Date:
14 August 1999 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
Champions of the Digital World.
Plot:
A group of young teens is unexpectedly sent to the mysterious Digital World and paired up with their own powerful, morphing monster called the Digimon. Together the entire group set out on an adventure to fight evil and save the world. Full summary »
User Reviews:
Better than your average Pokemon Clone See more (92 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 33 of 74)

Steve Blum ... J.P. Shibayama / ... (138 episodes, 2000-2003)
Mona Marshall ... Izzy Izumi / ... (129 episodes, 1999-2003)
Tifanie Christun ... Yolei Inoue / ... (128 episodes, 1999-2003)
Derek Stephen Prince ... Veemon / ... (126 episodes, 1999-2003)
Philece Sampler ... Mimi Tachikawa / ... (120 episodes, 1999-2003)
Brianne Siddall ... Tommy Himi / ... (117 episodes, 1999-2003)
Michael Reisz ... Matt Ishida / ... (112 episodes, 1999-2003)
Mari Devon ... Renamon / ... (105 episodes, 1999-2003)

Brian Donovan ... Narrator / ... (102 episodes, 2000-2003)

Brian Beacock ... Takato Matsuki / ... (99 episodes, 2001-2003)

Tom Fahn ... Agumon / ... (98 episodes, 1999-2003)
Michael Sorich ... Neemon / ... (97 episodes, 1999-2003)
Melissa Fahn ... Rika Nonaka / ... (91 episodes, 2001-2003)
Wendee Lee ... T.K. Takaishi / ... (90 episodes, 1999-2003)

Laura Summer ... Patamon / ... (85 episodes, 1999-2001)
Kirk Thornton ... Gabumon / ... (85 episodes, 1999-2003)
Dave Wittenberg ... Henry Wong / ... (84 episodes, 2001-2003)

Lara Jill Miller ... Kari Kamiya / ... (80 episodes, 1999-2002)

Joshua Seth ... Tai Kamiya / ... (78 episodes, 1999-2003)
Paul St. Peter ... Wormmon / ... (77 episodes, 1999-2003)

R. Martin Klein ... Gomamon / ... (76 episodes, 1999-2003)
Doug Erholtz ... T.K. Takaishi / ... (76 episodes, 1999-2001)
Dave Mallow ... Angemon / ... (75 episodes, 1999-2003)
Mary Elizabeth McGlynn ... Digivolution Voice / ... (71 episodes, 2000-2003)
Edie Mirman ... Gatomon / ... (70 episodes, 1999-2003)
Bridget Hoffman ... Jeri Katou / ... (69 episodes, 2001-2003)
Peggy O'Neal ... Suzie Wong / ... (66 episodes, 2000-2003)
Michelle Ruff ... Zoe Orimoto / ... (64 episodes, 1999-2003)
Tom Wyner ... Narrator / ... (64 episodes, 1999-2003)

Steve Staley ... Koji Minamoto / ... (62 episodes, 2000-2003)
Neil Kaplan ... Hawkmon / ... (61 episodes, 2000-2003)
Michael Lindsay ... Joe Kido / ... (60 episodes, 1999-2001)

Jeff Nimoy ... Tentomon / ... (56 episodes, 1999-2001)
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Series Directed by
Yukio Kaizawa (100 episodes, 2001-2003)
Hiroyuki Kakudo (70 episodes, 1999-2003)
Chiaki Konaka (57 episodes, 2000-2002)
Takenori Kawada (28 episodes, 1999-2003)
Hiroki Shibata (27 episodes, 1999-2003)
Takahiro Imamura (10 episodes, 1999-2003)
Tetsuo Imazawa (9 episodes, 1999-2000)
Mamoru Hosoda (7 episodes, 1999-2001)
Takao Yoshizawa (7 episodes, 2002-2003)
Wendee Lee (6 episodes, 1999-2001)
Jeff Nimoy (6 episodes, 1999-2001)
Michael Sorich (6 episodes, 1999-2001)
Shigeyasu Yamauchi (6 episodes, 2001)
Tetsuji Nakamura (4 episodes, 2002-2003)
Kimitoshi Chioka (3 episodes, 2003)
 
Series Writing credits
Akiyoshi Hongo (204 episodes, 1999-2003)
Bob Buchholz (58 episodes, 1999-2001)
Jeff Nimoy (58 episodes, 1999-2001)
Seth Walther (40 episodes, 2000-2003)
Hiro Masaki (23 episodes, 1999-2002)
Rebecca Forstadt (22 episodes, 1999-2002)
John Ludin (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
Steve Blum (20 episodes, 2001-2003)
Terri-Lei O'Malley (20 episodes, 2001-2003)
Adele Lim (20 episodes, 2001-2002)
Atsushi Maekawa (18 episodes, 1999-2000)
Chiaki Konaka (17 episodes, 2000-2002)
Genki Yoshimura (16 episodes, 1999-2002)
Sukehiro Tomita (15 episodes, 2002-2003)
Ardwight Chamberlain (14 episodes, 1999-2000)
Michael Sorich (13 episodes, 2000-2003)
Yoshio Urasawa (12 episodes, 1999-2000)
Akatsuki Yamatoya (12 episodes, 1999-2000)
Satoru Nishizono (11 episodes, 1999-2000)
Reiko Yoshida (9 episodes, 1999-2001)
Craig Doyle (8 episodes, 2000-2001)
Michael McConnohie (7 episodes, 1999-2001)
Mark Ryan (7 episodes, 1999-2000)
Dave Wittenberg (7 episodes, 2002-2003)
Sean Abley (5 episodes, 1999-2000)
J.M. Morris (4 episodes, 1999)
Dayna Barron (3 episodes, 1999)
Alan Smith (3 episodes, 2001)
Mike Reynolds (2 episodes, 1999)
Charlotte Fullerton (2 episodes, 2000-2001)
Mary Elizabeth McGlynn (2 episodes, 2001)

Series Produced by
Daisuke Kawakami .... producer: Fuji TV (204 episodes, 1999-2003)
Kyôtarô Kimura .... producer: Yomiko Advertising (204 episodes, 1999-2003)
Hiromi Seki .... producer: Toei Animation (204 episodes, 1999-2003)
Terri-Lei O'Malley .... producer (155 episodes, 2000-2003)
Dana C. Booton .... executive producer (109 episodes, 1999-2003)
Eric S. Rollman .... executive producer (57 episodes, 1999-2002)
Rita Majkut .... producer (49 episodes, 1999-2000)
 
Series Original Music by
Takanori Arisawa (204 episodes, 1999-2003)
Deddy Tzur (204 episodes, 1999-2003)
Paul Gordon (155 episodes, 1999-2002)
Shuki Levy (104 episodes, 1999-2001)
Andrew Muson (104 episodes, 1999-2001)
Haim Saban (104 episodes, 1999-2001)
Dori Amarilio (8 episodes, 2002-2003)

Udi Harpaz (unknown episodes)
Glenn Scott Lacey (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
Kouichi Katagiri (105 episodes, 1999-2002)

Shawn Logue (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting by
Takumi Kohama (51 episodes, 2001-2002)

Paul Di Franco (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Direction by
Yoshito Watanabe (103 episodes, 1999-2003)
Yukiko Iijima (50 episodes, 2000-2001)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tetsuji Nakamura .... assistant director (18 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Sound Department
David W. Barr .... adr mixer / adr recordist (204 episodes, 1999-2003)
Mark Ettel .... sound re-recording mixer (185 episodes, 1999-2003)
Phillip Raves .... sound effects editor (143 episodes, 2000-2003)
Kevin Newson .... adr recordist (135 episodes, 1999-2002)

Omie Craden .... adr editor / adr mixer (unknown episodes)
Sean Keegan .... adr mixer (unknown episodes)
Samuel Libraty .... additional adr recordist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Shinji Aramaki .... designer: CG (51 episodes, 2001-2002)
 
Series Animation Department
Katsuyoshi Nakatsuru .... character designer (204 episodes, 1999-2003)
Naoki Miyahara .... chief animation director (54 episodes, 1999-2000)
Setsuko Nobuzane .... chief animation director (50 episodes, 2000-2001)
Tadayoshi Yamamuro .... chief animation director (49 episodes, 2002-2003)
Masahiro Naoi .... animation director (7 episodes, 1999-2000)
Yukio Ebisawa .... animation director (6 episodes, 1999-2001)
Yoshihiro Takeda .... animation director (6 episodes, 2000-2001)
 
Series Editorial Department
Dave 'Chewie' Guerrie .... post-production coordinator (153 episodes, 1999-2002)
 
Series Music Department
Jim Wheeler .... music editor (204 episodes, 1999-2003)
Juliana Bolden .... music coordinator (152 episodes, 1999-2002)
Chris Horvath .... composer: additional music / composer: theme music (48 episodes, 2002-2003)
Andrew Muson .... music supervisor (10 episodes, 1999)

Barry Kolsky .... music supervisor (unknown episodes)
Michael Rubino .... music editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Bob Buchholz .... voice director (unknown episodes)
Jeff Nimoy .... voice director (unknown episodes)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Digimon 02" - USA (second season title)
"Digimon 03" - USA (third season title)
"Digimon: Season 3" - USA (promotional title)
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USA:30 min (205 episodes)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Almost all villains in Digimon Adventure come back at least one more time after the presumed death. Devimon returned in Adventure 02 as a prisoner of the Dark Whirpool. He was released, and took over The Digimon Kaiser's creation Kimeramon. Etemon returned later in the Dark Masters arc, specifically Puppetmon's arc. He returned as MetalEtemon, and was beaten by a recently digivolved Leomon and Zudomon. Myotismon, perhaps the most infamous character when it comes to never dying, returned twice after apparently "dying". Myotismon returned in his own story arc as VenomMyotismon, and then later resurfaced as MaloMyotismon and confirmed that he was behind the events of Adventure 02. Machinedramon, the third dark master, also returned in the video game Anode/Cathode Tamer, where he merged with a dying Kimeramon in order to become Millenniummon. Devimon, Etemon, Myotismon, and Piedmon were all revived by Millenniummon in the game. Diaboromon, the main villain of Our War Game, also resurfaced later in the movie Revenge of Diaboromon. The only villains to officially die and never came back are MetalSeadramon, Puppetmon, and Apocalymon.See more »
Quotes:
Mimi:I knew I should have gone to cheerleading camp.See more »

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26 out of 28 people found the following review useful.
Better than your average Pokemon Clone, 23 November 2004
Author: Phlox

5 years ago, I'm watching a commercial break during the original Pokemon. All of a sudden, I see an interesting commercial: a new anime show named "Digimon." "Hmmm.." I think to myself. "Probably some half-baked rip-off of Pokemon. Oh well. I guess I might as well watch it anyway." To my surprise and utter delight, what I watched a week later was by no means some Pokemon clone as I had anticipated. I had found myself wrapped up in an original masterpiece that had me immediately hooked. That first season of Digimon had me engaged from the opening segment of the first episode to the last scene of the final episode in a complex web of character building, good and evil and an occasional hinted romance. Though the next 3 installments were also great, they have not surpassed the glory of season 1. Though the series is indefinitely canceled, you can still catch re-runs on Jetix or through tapes. But I must warn you: You WILL Be hooked.

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