Digimon Adventure LAST EVOLUTION Kizuna drama CD — Where Should We Go?

A translation of the drama CD included with the deluxe edition of the Digimon Adventure LAST EVOLUTION Kizuna Blu-ray, “Where Should We Go?” (ぼくらはどこへ行く?).

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Digimon Adventure LAST EVOLUTION Kizuna — Blu-ray deluxe edition booklet director interview

An interview with director Tomohisa Taguchi on Digimon Adventure LAST EVOLUTION Kizuna, included in the Blu-ray deluxe edition booklet, released on September 2, 2020.

Please note that the below content has major LAST EVOLUTION Kizuna spoilers.

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DigiFes 2019 20th Anniversary Memorial Pamphlet — Cast and staff comments

(Animation Play Back!! | Kizuna staff and cast comments)

The official DigiFes 2019 event (held at the Maihama Amphitheater on July 28, 2019) had a “20th Anniversary Memorial Pamphlet” sold on-site. The second section contained comments from cast and staff for Digimon Adventure LAST EVOLUTION Kizuna, with the following:

  • Comments from the Chosen Children and Digimon voice actors
    • Natsuki Hanae (Taichi Yagami) and Chika Sakamoto (Agumon)
    • Yoshimasa Hosoya (Yamato Ishida) and Mayumi Yamaguchi (Gabumon)
    • Suzuko Mimori (Sora Takenouchi) and Atori Shigematsu (Piyomon)
    • Mutsumi Tamura (Koushirou Izumi) and Takahiro Sakurai (Tentomon)
    • Hitomi Yoshida (Mimi Tachikawa) and Kinoko Yamada (Palmon)
    • Junya Ikeda (Jou Kido) and Junko Takeuchi (Gomamon)
    • Junya Enoki (Takeru Takaishi) and Miwa Matsumoto (Patamon)
    • M・A・O (Hikari Yagami) and Yuka Tokumitsu (Tailmon)
    • Fukujuurou Katayama (Daisuke Motomiya) and Junko Noda (V-mon)
    • Arthur Lounsbery (Ken Ichijouji) and Naozumi Takahashi (Wormmon)
    • Ayaka Asai (Miyako Inoue) and Kouichi Tohchika (Hawkmon)
    • Yoshitaka Yamaya (Iori Hida) and Megumi Urawa (Armadimon)
  • An interview with director Tomohisa Taguchi
  • Comments from musicians Ayumi Miyazaki and AiM
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Digimon Adventure LAST EVOLUTION Kizuna — Translations for text on screen

There were a number of blink-and-you’ll-miss-it frames in Digimon Adventure LAST EVOLUTION Kizuna with pertinent plot-relevant information, so I’ve taken the liberty of translating some of the more important or lore-heavy frames here.

Please note that there are spoilers for the movie below.

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DigiFes 2019 20th Anniversary Memorial Pamphlet — Animation Play Back!!

(Animation Play Back!! | Kizuna staff and cast comments)

The official DigiFes 2019 event (held at the Maihama Amphitheater on July 28, 2019) had a “20th Anniversary Memorial Pamphlet” sold on-site. The first section, “Animation Play Back!!”, contained comments from staff for all of the Digimon animated series released to date:

  • Digimon Adventure: Hiromi Seki (producer) and Hiroyuki Kakudou (series director)
  • Digimon Adventure 02: Hiromi Seki (producer) and Hiroyuki Kakudou (series director)
  • Digimon Tamers: Hiromi Seki (producer) and Yukio Kaizawa (series director)
  • Digimon Frontier: Hiromi Seki (producer) and Yukio Kaizawa (series director)
  • Digimon Savers: Atsutoshi Umezawa (producer), Hiroaki Shibata (producer), and Naoyuki Itou (series director)
  • Digimon Xros Wars: Hiroyuki Sakurada (producer), Tetsuya Endou (series director), and Yukio Kaizawa (series director)
  • Digimon Universe Appli Monsters: Daichi Nagatomi (producer) and Gou Koga (series director)
  • Digimon Adventure tri.: Yousuke Kinoshita (producer) and Keitarou Motonaga (director)
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Digimon Frontier Blu-ray Box — Special Cast Interview 2019

A translation of the voice cast interview from the booklet included with the Digimon Frontier Blu-ray Box (released April 2, 2019), which featured a group interview with the voice cast: Junko Takeuchi (Takuya Kanbara), Hiroshi Kamiya (Kouji Minamoto), Sawa Ishige (Izumi Orimoto), Michael Shitanda (Junpei Shibayama), Kumiko Watanabe (Tomoki Himi), and Kenichi Suzumura (Kouichi Kimura).

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Digimon Tamers Blu-ray Box — Special Cast and Staff Interview 2018

A translation of the voice cast and staff interviews from the booklet included with the Digimon Tamers Blu-ray Box (released April 3, 2018), which featured group interviews with the following:

  • Voice actors Masako Nozawa (Guilmon), Makoto Tsumura (Takato Matsuda), Aoi Tada (Terriermon), Mayumi Yamaguchi (Jianliang Lee), Fumiko Orikasa (Ruki Makino), Youko Asada (Juri Katou), and Susumu Chiba (Mitsuo Yamaki)
  • Staff members Hiromi Seki (producer), Chiaki Konaka (lead writer), Yukio Kaizawa (series director), and Hiroyuki Kakudou (unit director)
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WHAT’s IN? tokyo interview with Hiroyuki Sakurada and Masato Mitsuka on Digimon Adventure:

(Original title: “Digimon Adventure: — The Meaning of Broadcasting Again on Sunday Mornings, the Appearance of Omegamon, and OP Production…The Production Team Discusses “The Weight of 20 Years” and Their Aims for a New Work”)

A translation of this WHAT’s IN? tokyo interview from August 15, 2020, with Digimon Adventure: producer Hiroyuki Sakurada and director Masato Mitsuka.

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Digimon Adventure 02 15th Anniversary Blu-ray Box — Special Interview 2016

A translation of the voice cast and staff interviews from the booklet included with the Digimon Adventure 02 15th Anniversary Blu-ray Box (released March 2, 2016), which featured comments from the following:

  • Voice actors for the main six Chosen Children and their Digimon partners
  • Producer Hiromi Seki
  • Director Hiroyuki Kakudou
  • Lead writers Atsushi Maekawa and Genki Yoshimura
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Digimon Adventure 15th Anniversary Blu-ray Box — Special Talk and Comment 2015

A translation of the voice cast interviews from the booklet included with the Digimon Adventure 15th Anniversary Blu-ray Box (released March 3, 2015), which featured the following:

  • A group interview with voice actors Mayumi Yamaguchi (Gabumon), Junko Takeuchi (Gomamon), Atori Shigematsu (Piyomon), and Kinoko Yamada (Palmon)
  • Short individual comments from voice actors Chika Sakamoto (Agumon) and Takahiro Sakurai (Tentomon)
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