Digimon Adventure 02 THE BEGINNING early theater viewing audio dramas

A translation of the three audio dramas that were distributed during the first three weeks of Digimon Adventure 02 THE BEGINNING‘s theater run (October 27-November 16, 2023), featuring short stories with the movie’s characters.

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Digimon Original Story drama CD booklet text

Translations for the text found in the booklets for the “Digimon Original Story” drama CD series released on April 23, 2003, consisting of the following:

  • Digimon Adventure Original Story: Two-and-a-Half Year Break
  • Digimon Adventure 02 Original Story: 2003 -Spring-
  • Digimon Tamers Original Story: Message in the Packet
  • Digimon Frontier Original Story: Things I Want to Tell You

The CD booklets for Adventure and Adventure 02 contain commentary from series director Hiroyuki Kakudou, the booklet for Tamers includes excerpts from the CD’s respective tracks, and the booklet for Frontier contains comments from the characters’ voice actors.

Note that this translation only includes the content of the booklets and not the drama CD audio itself; for a translation of the audio, please refer to onkeikun’s translation here.

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DigiFes 2022 Digimon Frontier stage reading — Another Mysterious Message! Who’s the Culprit?!

A translated transcript of the Digimon Frontier stage reading “Another Mysterious Message! Who’s the Culprit?!” (謎のメール再び!犯人は誰だ!) read off by the main cast’s voice actors at the DigiFes 2022 night show, at the Tachikawa Stage Garden on July 30, 2022.

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Digimon Survive “Recollections”

A translation of the “Recollections” snippets on the Digimon Survive official website. The snippets are in-character short stories from the perspective of the main eight human characters, reflecting on what they were doing prior to the events of Survive.

Note that while these short stories are chronologically prequels, they contain mild spoilers for some of the information revealed in the game.

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Digimon Adventure tri. — Digimon Adventure Fes 2016 stage reading website sample

The Digimon Adventure Fes. 2016 event on July 31, 2016 at Olympus Hall Hachioji involved a Digimon Adventure tri.-themed stage reading, with the voice actors reading out a script for a skit. The official Digimon Adventure tri. website contains a snippet (posted on November 24, 2016) allegedly from the script that, for some reason, does not seem to be recorded on the official Blu-ray and DVD release.

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Digimon Adventure LAST EVOLUTION Kizuna — Blu-ray deluxe edition booklet character summaries

The Digimon Adventure LAST EVOLUTION Kizuna Blu-ray deluxe edition booklet contains summaries of the character arcs of the twelve main featured Chosen Child and Digimon pairs. For the eight pairs originating from Digimon Adventure, each paragraph recaps their character arcs across Adventure, Adventure 02, and Adventure tri., while the remaining four have a recap of their character arcs in Adventure 02.

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Digimon Adventure character song translation masterlist

This post is a masterlist for translations of the songs featured on the Digimon Adventure character songs from the following albums:

  • Digimon Adventure Character Song + Mini Drama 1 (November 5, 1999)
  • Digimon Adventure Character Song + Mini Drama 2 (December 3, 1999)
  • Digimon Adventure Character Song + Mini Drama 3 (January 7, 2000)
  • Digimon Adventure Enemy Character Song File (May 24, 2000)

For organization’s sake, this masterlist contains only the character songs and not any of the other songs featured on the albums. It also does not include the Mini Drama portions (which have already been translated by onkeikun here), but it does include the “Quotes” tracks from the Enemy Character Song File.

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Digital Monster Art Book Ver. X — Novel of X

A translation of the “Novel of X” short story that makes up Chapter 3 of Digital Monster Art Book Ver. X, originally released March 16, 2020. The story is part of the “Digimon Chronicle X” storyline, with a more detailed account of the events of Chapters 26 and 27.

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Kamen Rider Ex-Aid ~Mighty Novel X~

This is a translation of Kamen Rider Ex-Aid Novel: ~Mighty Novel X~ (小説 仮面ライダーエグゼイド ~マイティノベルX~), originally published June 27, 2018 as a tie-in novel for the tokusatsu television show Kamen Rider Ex-Aid.

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

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