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 tri. movie pamphlet interviews — Part 1: Reunion

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 1, Reunion, featuring interviews with the following:

  • Voice actors Natsuki Hanae (Taichi Yagami) and Chika Sakamoto (Agumon)
  • Director Keitarou Motonaga
  • Opening song vocalist Kouji Wada
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Digimon Adventure tri. Memorial Book — Director Keitarou Motonaga interview

Translation of an interview with Director Keitarou Motonaga Digimon Adventure tri. Memorial Book (デジモンアドベンチャーtri. メモリアルブック) from August 31, 2018, discussing production for the full series after all six parts had been released.

(Director Keitarou Motonaga interview | Lead writer Yuuko Kakihara interview | Character designer Atsuya Uki interview)

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