Digimon Adventure Film's Teaser Reveals Cast, Early Spring 2020 Debut
posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Toei Animation revealed a teaser video, teaser visual, cast, and the early spring 2020 premiere for the temporarily titled Gekijō-ban Digimon Adventure (Digimon Adventure the Movie) anime film project on Wednesday.
The cast members are reprising their roles from the Digimon Adventure tri. anime film series. The cast includes:
- Natsuki Hanae as Taichi Yagami
- Yoshimasa Hosoya as Yamato Ishida
- Suzuko Mimori as Sora Takenouchi
- Mutsumi Tamura as Kōshirō Izumi
- Hitomi Yoshida as Mimi Tachikawa
- Junya Ikeda as Jō Kido
- Junya Enoki as Takeru Takaishi
- M.A.O as Hikari Yagami
- Chika Sakamoto as Agumon
- Mayumi Yamaguchi as Gabumon
- Atori Shigematsu as Piyomon
- Takahiro Sakurai as Tentomon
- Kinoko Yamada as Palmon
- Junko Takeuchi as Gomamon
- Miwa Matsumoto as Patamon
- Yuka Tokumitsu as Tailmon
The new film project is part of the overall 20th anniversary celebration of the franchise.
Hiromi Seki, Toei Animation's original producer for the Digimon anime projects, is serving as the supervisor of the new film project. Katsuyoshi Nakatsuru is also returning from the first Digimon anime projects as the new film project's character designer. Kenji Watanabe is designing the Digimon monsters for the new project, as he has done for the previous Digimon projects.
The Digimon franchise launched in Japan in June 1997 with a line of portable virtual pet game devices. The first film and television anime project, Digimon Adventure, premiered in March 1999 and spawned six more series from the direct sequel Digimon Adventure 02 to 2016-2017's Digimon Universe: Appli Monsters. In addition, several more anime projects ran in theaters, including the recently concluded Digimon Adventure tri. film series.
Update: Added region-free video and cast. Thanks to pKjd for the embedded video.
Source: Press release
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