A year after the events of the first season, a virus Digimon called Diaboromon appears and starts attacking the Internet. The children and their Digimon unite once more in order to prevent ... See full summary »
The older Digidestined mysteriously disappear. At the same time, a strange Digimon is seen wreaking havoc in America. The younger Digidestined travel to investigate, and team up with the ... See full summary »
After seeing Meicoomon's abrupt transformation and killing of Leomon, Agumon and the other Digimon are kept isolated in Koushiro's office in order to prevent them from infection, but signs of infection begin to appear in Patamon.
John Eric Bentley
A virtual world was created by the present-day network called the "Digital World". The "Digital Monster", which is a digital life object, was born, and the host computer Yggdrasil managed ... See full summary »
When the evil Murmuxmon tricks the Human-type Digimon and the Beast-type Digimon on the Wandering Island into going to war, it's up to the Legendary Warriors to show the Human-type Digimon and the Beast-type Digimon how to get along.
Debi Mae West,
The DigiDestined go to a nearby hot springs theme park and everyone has a good time, but Joe doesn't show up because he wants to study for his exams. Another infected Digimon, Ogremon, ... See full summary »
John Eric Bentley,
Johnny Yong Bosch
Meicoomon rampages after witnessing Meiko Mochizuki being injured by the man bearing Gennai's likeness. "It would have been better if you hadn't been born..." Meicoomon disappears into the ... See full summary »
Johnny Yong Bosch
Mephistomon is a Digimon born from the data of Apocalymon and is out to conquer both worlds after evading Omnimon, the protector of both worlds. Meanwhile, Takato is visiting his cousin Kai in Okinawa and Henry is off scuba diving the same day as computer creatures called V-Pets are created. But when Digimon start Bio-Merging in the Real World, the Tamers must stop them and protect Minami Uehara, the daughter of V-Pet inventor Takehito Uehara. Can they stop the evil plans of Mephistomon? And what does a Digimon named Seasarmon have a purpose in the battle against Mephistomon?Written by
Action-packed Digimon movie about a destructive computer virus
DIGIMON TAMERS: BATTLE OF ADVENTURERS (2001) is the fifth movie spin-off of the popular "Digimon" TV franchise, a Japanese animated program which posits kids as partners of digital monsters—Digimon—from a digital world. This movie, which I watched in its English-dubbed version on the ABC Family Channel, uses the characters from the third season of the TV series, Takato, Henry, and Rika, and follows them during their summer vacation. Takato and Henry each visit separate sites on Okinawa, while Rika stays home alone in Tokyo, waiting for her mother to come back from a business trip. They're each aware of, if not actually following, a new on-line craze called V-pets (Virtual Pets). At sea, Takato and his cousin Kai rescue a girl, Minami, from a digital sea monster and, after getting her to safety on land, gradually learn that her laptop computer contains the very first V-pet, a dog modeled on her late pet, May. We also learn that Minami's father, Takehito, had invented the V-pet to console Minami over the loss of her pet, but had watched his creation taken over by an unscrupulous partner, Tomashiro, who has other plans for it. When the V-pets begin destroying data on public computer systems, affecting transportation, water supply, electricity distribution, and air travel, among other things, the three kids and their Digimon are forced into action and eventually come together to battle the monstrous Mephistomon in an underwater digital world. These kids, unlike earlier "Digi-destined" protagonists in "Digimon," have the ability to merge with their Digimon, giving them greater control over them during a battle.
It's all quite exciting and suspenseful, packed with incident and detail throughout its 45-minute running time. There's little of the humor we often find in the "Digimon" movies and TV episodes. Season Three adopted a more serious science fiction tone than the previous seasons and is considered a favorite by many fans. That tone is evident in this movie. There are some spectacular battle sequences which more than compensate for the lack of any light touches. This was followed by two more Digimon movies, RUNAWAY LOCOMON (2002), also featuring the third season characters, and ISLAND OF LOST DIGIMON (2002), featuring the fourth season characters. While BATTLE OF ADVENTURERS is a high point of the Digimon movies, the two later ones are recommended as well.
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