Digimon fans prepare yourselves; the English Dub of the Digimon Adventure Reboot is on the way! Fans who have been waiting to watch the dubbed version of the rebooted series in 2020 can finally relax. This is the reboot of the 1999 anime series in the collection, and fans have been eager to watch it. Digimon is one of the most popular franchises worldwide, so international fans have been waiting patiently for the English Dub of this version. So in preparation for the release, here is everything you need to know.
In 1997, Akiyoshi Hondo, with Bandai and Toei Animation, created a media franchise, Digital Monsters, or Digimon. It was a series of virtual pets, films, merch, television anime series, video games, and more. Hiroyuki Kakudo directed the 1999 anime series Digimon Adventure. It ran till 2001 for 54 episodes. This series got a reboot in 2020. Masato Mitsuka directed it at Toei Animation. It went up to 67 episodes till the broadcast ended in 2021. This television anime series is getting an English Dub.
Digimon Adventure Reboot: Official Announcement!
In the recent DigimonCon Online Event, Digimon Adventure revealed that there is an English dubbed release for Digimon Adventure Reboot that is in the works. They went ahead to release a video trailer that gives fans an idea of what to expect in the dubbed version. The video had shots of dialogue from the new voice cast as well. International fans were delighted at this news because the original version of the anime wrapped up a while back, and they had been waiting for the English Release. This also opens up chances for more television networks to air the anime series.
As of now, the voice actor for the narrator is still a secret. Zeno Robinson has bagged the role for the lead, Taichi Kamiya. He has worked before as Hawkes in My Hero Academia and Genya in Demon Slayer. Ben Diskin will be joining him as the voice for Agumon. He was the actor behind the roles of Shoutmon in Digimon Fusion and Sai in Naruto Shippuden. Fans are sure that both of these actors will do a good job together in the anime series.
The 2020 Digimon Adventure Reboot series plot is very different from the original 1999 version series. As a part of the 20th anniversary of the franchise, the creators promoted a new anime series that showed the original eight children. The story happens in the year 2020. Because of the things happening in the Digital World, many attacks are happening in Tokyo. The hero of the series, Taichi, gets sent to the Digital World where he meets Agumon. He meets various other characters in this world, including humans and creatures.
Similarly, the other characters also get into the Digital World, where they have a lot of adventures before they all eventually come together to defeat the villains. And in that process, they become good friends and make strong bonds. The finale of the anime series had a lot of fans crying because of the strong emotions.
Digimon Adventure Reboot: Release Date
The creators did not give a confirmation date. However, since they revealed that the English Dubbed Version is in the works, the process has started. It will likely be released by the end of this year, 2022. There is not much information about the different platforms yet, but fans can safely assume Crunchyroll will host it. So continue keeping an eye on this page for more details as they come.