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 pamphlet — Cast and staff comments

The official DigiFes 2022 event (held at the Tachikawa Stage Garden on July 30, 2022) had a pamphlet sold on-site, containing comments from various members of Digimon Frontier and Digimon Adventure 02 THE BEGINNING cast and staff:

  • Comments from the Digimon Frontier voice actors
    • Junko Takeuchi (Takuya Kanbara)
    • Hiroshi Kamiya (Kouji Minamoto)
    • Michael Shitanda (Junpei Shibayama)
    • Sawa Ishige (Izumi Orimoto)
    • Kumiko Watanabe (Tomoki Himi)
    • Kenichi Suzumura (Kouichi Kimura)
  • Comments from the Digimon Adventure 02 THE BEGINNING voice actors
    • Fukujuurou Katayama (Daisuke Motomiya)
    • Junko Noda (V-mon)
    • Megumi Ogata (Rui Owada)
    • Rie Kugimiya (Ukkomon)
  • Comments from other event attendees
    • Hiromi Seki (Digimon Frontier producer)
    • Ayumi Miyazaki (musician)
    • AiM (musician)
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October 2002 Animedia Digimon Frontier interviews with Junko Takeuchi and Hiromi Seki

A translation of an interview with Digimon Frontier voice actress Junko Takeuchi (voice of Takuya Kanbara) and a short Q&A with producer Hiromi Seki, from the October 2002 issue of Animedia.

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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 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 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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Digimon Adventure LAST EVOLUTION Kizuna movie pamphlet interviews — Voice actor messages

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 short questionnaire messages with the voice actors for the Chosen Children and their Digimon (with the exception of Natsuki Hanae and Chika Sakamoto):

  • Chosen Children voice actors: Yoshimasa Hosoya (Yamato Ishida), Suzuko Mimori (Sora Takenouchi), Mutsumi Tamura, (Koushirou Izumi). Hitomi Yoshida (Mimi Tachikawa), Junya Ikeda (Jou Kido), M・A・O (Hikari Yagami), Fukujuurou Katayama (Daisuke Motomiya), Arthur Lounsbery (Ken Ichijouji), Ayaka Asai (Miyako Inoue), Yoshitaka Yamaya (Iori Hida)
  • Digimon partner voice actors: Mayumi Yamaguchi (Gabumon), Atori Shigematsu (Piyomon), Takahiro Sakurai (Tentomon), Kinoko Yamada (Palmon), Junko Takeuchi (Gomamon), Miwa Matsumoto (Patamon), Yuka Tokumitsu (Tailmon), Junko Noda (V-mon), Naozumi Takahashi (Wormmon), Kouichi Tohchika (Hawkmon), Megumi Urawa (Armadimon)
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Digimon Adventure tri. movie pamphlet interviews — Part 6: Future

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 6, Future, featuring the following:

  • Short messages from the following 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)
    • Miho Arakawa (Meiko Mochizuki) and Yukiko Morishita (Meicoomon)
  • Full interviews with:
    • Voice actors Natsuki Hanae (Taichi Yagami) and Chika Sakamoto (Agumon)
    • Voice actors Yoshimasa Hosoya (Yamato Ishida) and Mayumi Yamaguchi (Gabumon)
    • Digimon franchise designer Kenji Watanabe
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Digimon Adventure tri. voice cast comments — Part 6: Future

A translation of all of the voice cast comments from the Digimon Adventure tri. website. Each set of comments was posted right before the premiere of the corresponding movie.

This post covers the comments given right before Part 6, Future.

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

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Digimon Adventure tri. voice cast comments — Part 5: Coexistence

A translation of all of the voice cast comments from the Digimon Adventure tri. website. Each set of comments was posted right before the premiere of the corresponding movie.

This post covers the comments given right before Part 5, Coexistence.

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

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