Crunchyroll Adds Digimon Adventure (2020) to Spring Line-Up

Today, Crunchyroll announced that the new Digimon Adventure series is joining its Spring 2020 simulcast line-up. The series is a reboot of the highly beloved Digimon Adventure series of the same title released in 1999. The new series is the eighth anime installment within the franchise, and is set to broadcast in Japan on Fuji TV. The series will premiere on Sunday, April 5th, but it will be broadcast/ simulcast on Crunchyroll’s service every Friday, starting tomorrow. Below is the official information and trailer for the series:

Synopsis:

It’s the year 2020.The Network has become something humans can no longer do without in their daily lives.But what humans don’t know is that on the other side of the Network is the Digital World, a realm of light and darkness.Nor are they aware of the Digimon who live there.

 

Widespread Network difficulties arise, centered around the Tokyo area.Traffic signals blink chaotically, public outdoor TVs display garbled text, and so on.The news reports it as a case of cyber-terrorism.

 

Fifth grader Taichi Yagami stayed home by himself to get ready for a weekend summer camp, but his mother and little sister Hikari went to Shibuya, and now they’re aboard a runaway train. Taichi hurries to Shibuya to save his mother and sister, but the instant he heads toward the station platform… a strange phenomenon befalls the DigiDestined, and Taichi goes to the Digital World!The DigiDestined meet their partner Digimon, and they’re faced with an adventure into the unknown…!

Digidestined Cast:

  • Taichi Yagami: Yūko Sanpei
  • Yamato Ishida: Daisuke Namikawa
  • Sora Takenouchi: Ryoko Shiraishi
  • Koshiro Izumi: Yumiko Kobayashi
  • Joe Kido: Takeshi Kusao
  • Mimi Tachikawa: Marika Kouno
  • Takeru Takaishi: Megumi Han
  • Hikari Yagami: Misaki Watada
  • Narrator: Masako Nozawa

Digimon Cast:

  • Agumon: Chika Sakamoto
  • Gabumon: Mayumi Yamaguchi
  • Piyomon: Atori Shigematsu
  • Tentomon: Takahiro Sakurai
  • Gomamon: Junko Takeuchi
  • Palmon: Shihomi Mizowaki
  • Patamon: Miwa Matsumoto
  • Tailmon: Mie Sonozaki

Launch Time: April 4 at 7:30pm PT*

Territories: North America, Central America, the Caribbean, South America, Europe, MENA, CIS, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa

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