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 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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Digimon Adventure LAST EVOLUTION Kizuna novel (Shueisha Mirai Bunko ver.)

Digimon Adventure LAST EVOLUTION Kizuna had two novelized versions, the Dash X Bunko version and the Shueisha Mirai Bunko version. This post is a translation for the latter.

IMPORTANT: There is a possibility you might actually be looking for the Dash X Bunko version, which was translated by onkei here. Please make sure that this translation is the specific one you’re looking for before continuing.

You can buy the novel in digital and physical format here.

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Digimon Adventure LAST EVOLUTION Kizuna movie pamphlet interviews — Producer Yousuke Kinoshita

Digimon Adventure LAST EVOLUTION Kizuna‘s theatrical screening had a corresponding informational pamphlet sold on-site, which contained informational and art assets and a large number of cast and staff interviews.

(Mayu Matsuoka | Natsuki Hanae and Chika Sakamoto | Other voice actor messages | Creator group talk | Scriptwriter Akatsuki Yamatoya | BGM composer Harumi Fuuki | Music artists Ayumi Miyazaki and AiM | Producer Yousuke Kinoshita)

This post is a translation of the included interview with the movie’s producer, Yousuke Kinoshita.

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Digimon Adventure LAST EVOLUTION Kizuna movie pamphlet interviews — Music artists Ayumi Miyazaki and AiM

Digimon Adventure LAST EVOLUTION Kizuna‘s theatrical screening had a corresponding informational pamphlet sold on-site, which contained informational and art assets and a large number of cast and staff interviews.

(Mayu Matsuoka | Natsuki Hanae and Chika Sakamoto | Other voice actor messages | Creator group talk | Scriptwriter Akatsuki Yamatoya | BGM composer Harumi Fuuki | Music artists Ayumi Miyazaki and AiM | Producer Yousuke Kinoshita)

This post is a translation of the included interviews with the movie’s music vocalists, Ayumi Miyazaki and AiM.

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Digimon Adventure LAST EVOLUTION Kizuna movie pamphlet interviews — BGM composer Harumi Fuuki

Digimon Adventure LAST EVOLUTION Kizuna‘s theatrical screening had a corresponding informational pamphlet sold on-site, which contained informational and art assets and a large number of cast and staff interviews.

(Mayu Matsuoka | Natsuki Hanae and Chika Sakamoto | Other voice actor messages | Creator group talk | Scriptwriter Akatsuki Yamatoya | BGM composer Harumi Fuuki | Music artists Ayumi Miyazaki and AiM | Producer Yousuke Kinoshita)

This post is a translation of the included interview with the movie’s BGM composer, Harumi Fuuki.

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

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Digimon Adventure LAST EVOLUTION Kizuna movie pamphlet interviews — Scriptwriter Akatsuki Yamatoya

Digimon Adventure LAST EVOLUTION Kizuna‘s theatrical screening had a corresponding informational pamphlet sold on-site, which contained informational and art assets and a large number of cast and staff interviews.

(Mayu Matsuoka | Natsuki Hanae and Chika Sakamoto | Other voice actor messages | Creator group talk | Scriptwriter Akatsuki Yamatoya | BGM composer Harumi Fuuki | Music artists Ayumi Miyazaki and AiM | Producer Yousuke Kinoshita)

This post is a translation of the included interview with the movie’s scriptwriter, Akatsuki Yamatoya.

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

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