Digimon Adventure 02 Best Partner character song translation masterlist

This post is a masterlist for translations of the songs featured on the Digimon Adventure 02-related “Best Partner” series of character songs. This includes the songs from the following albums:

  • Digimon Adventure 02 Best Partner 1: Taichi Yagami & Agumon (June 21, 2000)
  • Digimon Adventure 02 Best Partner 2: Yamato Ishida & Gabumon (June 21, 2000)
  • Digimon Adventure 02 Best Partner 3: Koushirou Izumi & Tentomon (June 21, 2000)
  • Digimon Adventure 02 Best Partner 4: Jou Kido & Gomamon (June 21, 2000)
  • Digimon Adventure 02 Best Partner 5: Mimi Tachikawa & Palmon (July 26, 2000)
  • Digimon Adventure 02 Best Partner 6: Sora Takenouchi & Piyomon (July 26, 2000)
  • Digimon Adventure 02 Best Partner 7: Daisuke Motomiya & V-mon (July 26, 2000)
  • Digimon Adventure 02 Best Partner 8: Miyako Inoue & Hawkmon (July 26, 2000)
  • Digimon Adventure 02 Best Partner 9: Iori Hida & Armadimon (August 23, 2000)
  • Digimon Adventure 02 Best Partner 10: Takeru Takaishi & Patamon (August 23, 2000)
  • Digimon Adventure 02 Best Partner 11: Hikari Yagami & Tailmon (August 23, 2000)
  • Digimon Adventure 02 Best Partner 12: Ken Ichijouji & Wormmon (August 23, 2000)
  • Digimon Adventure 02 Best Partner -Kizuna- 1: Daisuke Motomiya & V-mon (August 1, 2021)
  • Digimon Adventure 02 Best Partner -Kizuna- 2: Ken Ichijouji & Wormmon (August 1, 2021)
  • Digimon Adventure 02 Best Partner -Kizuna- 3: Miyako Inoue & Hawkmon (August 1, 2021)
  • Digimon Adventure 02 Best Partner -Kizuna- 4: Iori Hida & Armadimon (August 1, 2021)
  • Digimon Adventure 02 Best Partner -Kizuna- 5: Takeru Takaishi & Patamon (August 1, 2021)
  • Digimon Adventure 02 Best Partner -Kizuna- 6: Hikari Yagami & Tailmon (August 1, 2021)

This also includes the “Conversation for Here Only” segments from the Kizuna albums.

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Digimon Girls Festival — Bedtime and Early Morning Calls

A translation of the “Bedtime” and “Early Morning” calls included on the Digimon Girls Festival character song album (originally released February 6, 2002), featuring characters from Adventure (Sora Takenouchi and Mimi Tachikawa), Adventure 02 (Miyako Inoue and Hikari Yagami), and Tamers (Ruki Makino, Shaochung Lee, and Juri Katou).

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Tamers’ Chatroom with Hiromi Seki from V-Jump May 2002

A translation of the “Tamers’ Chatroom” section of the May 2002 issue of V-Jump, including a Q&A with Hiromi Seki, producer of Adventure through Frontier.

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Digimon Adventure 02 Best Partner -Kizuna- voice actor interview series

A translation of a series of interviews posted on the Digimon Partners website between June 22 and July 30, 2021, held with the voice actors involved in the Digimon Adventure 02 Best Partner -Kizuna- character song CDs: Fukujuurou Katayama (Daisuke Motomiya), Junko Noda (V-mon), Arthur Lounsbery (Ken Ichijouji), Naozumi Takahashi (Wormmon), Ayaka Asai (Miyako Inoue), Kouichi Tohchika (Hawkmon), Yoshitaka Yamaya (Iori Hida), Megumi Urawa (Armadimon), Junya Enoki (Takeru Takaishi), Miwa Matsumoto (Patamon), M・A・O (Hikari Yagami), and Yuka Tokumitsu (Tailmon).

Please note that, for the sake of brevity and avoiding redundancy, the following translation will omit surrounding press release flavor and promotional campaign text.

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About “The Call of Dagomon”

A translation of this post from Digimon Adventure 02 episode writer and Digimon Tamers lead writer Chiaki Konaka’s Digimon Tamers 2021 Blog, regarding the episode he wrote for Adventure 02, “The Call of Dagomon” (episode 13). (The text was originally posted on his Twitter in December 2017, and reformatted for this blog post and posted on March 31, 2021.)

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Digimon Adventure 20th Anniversary Memorial Story Project — Special Booklet interviews

A translation of two interviews from the booklet distributed for the official Digimon Adventure 20th anniversary “Memorial Story” crowdfunding project, relating to the project itself, the related Digimon Adventure LAST EVOLUTION Kizuna movie, and various development details related to Digimon Adventure and Digimon Adventure 02. The first is with producer Hiromi Seki, scriptwriter Akatsuki Yamatoya, and Digimon character designer Kenji Watanabe; the second is with voice actress Chika Sakamoto (voice of Agumon).

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Digimon THE MOVIES 1999-2006 Special Staff Comments!!

A translation of the staff comments included in the “Digimon THE MOVIES 1999-2006” Blu-ray collection released on January 9, 2015, featuring comments from the following:

  • Shigeyasu Yamauchi (director for Digimon Adventure 02: Digimon Hurricane Touchdown!!/Transcendent Evolution! The Golden Digimentals)
  • Takahiro Imamura (director for Digimon Adventure 02: Diablomon Strikes Back and Digimon Frontier: Revival of the Ancient Digimon, Ornithmon!!
  • Tetsuo Imazawa (director for Digimon Tamers: The Adventurers’ Battle)
  • Tetsuya Nagamine (director for Digimon Savers THE MOVIE: Ultimate Power! Activate Burst Mode!!)
  • Hiromi Seki (producer for the Digimon Adventure, Digimon Adventure 02, Digimon Tamers, Digimon Frontier series, and movies Digimon Adventure, Digimon Adventure: Our War Game!, and Digimon Adventure 02: Digimon Hurricane Touchdown!!/Transcendent Evolution! The Golden Digimentals)
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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 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 tri. movie pamphlet interviews — Part 5: Coexistence

Each Digimon Adventure tri. movie’s theatrical screening had a corresponding informational pamphlet sold on-site, which contained informational and art assets and a handful of cast and staff interviews.

(Part 1: Reunion | Part 2: Determination | Part 3: Confession | Part 4: Loss | Part 5: Coexistence | Part 6: Future)

This post covers the interviews for the pamphlet for Part 5, Coexistence, featuring interviews with the following:

  • Voice actresses M・A・O (Hikari Yagami) and Yuka Tokumitsu (Tailmon)
  • Voice actresses Miho Arakawa (Meiko Mochizuki) and Yukiko Morishita (Meicoomon)
  • Musicians Ayumi Miyazaki (vocalist), AiM (vocalist), Hiroshi Yamada (lyricist), and Michihiko Ohta (composer)
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