August 1999 saw the debut of Digimon Adventure, the first entry in the Toei's anime branch of the Bandai virtual pet/game franchise. 14 years later, fans still remember the series fondly, and as such, this week's anniversary has inspired well over a thousand works on Japanese art site Pixiv alone. Check out a selection after the jump.
Last summer's PSP RPG Digimon World Re:Digitize comes to the Nintendo 3DS on June 27th in Digimon World Re: Digitize Decode. The upgraded version will feature new Digimon, two new story chapters, and a new character. A new preview features gameplay as well as cutscenes with Durarara!! novel illustrator Suzuhito Yasuda's character designs in motion.
Last summer's PSP RPG Digimon World Re:Digitize comes to the Nintendo 3DS on June 27th in Digimon World Re: Digitize Decode. The upgraded version will feature new Digimon Omnimon X and Gallantmon X, two new story chapters, The Scheming Demon Lord and The Lamentful X-Antibody, and a new character. Namco Bandai has posted adventure and training gameplay preview footage. Check it out after the jump.
New Video Group is ready to feed your anime/game franchise nostalgia this fall. Amazon has Yu-Gi-Oh Classics coming September 10th, with a full set for $44.95 and halves for $24.95 each. Digimon Frontier Season 4 DVD Set is also due on the date. Bonus features on the $79.95 package include 36-page Character Guide Booklet; Villain Photo Gallery. More after the jump.
Digimon World Re:Digitize Decode is heading to Nintendo 3DS in Japan with twice as much content as the PSP version. One of the additions is a new character who's been pulled into the digital world, Rina Shinomiya, and you can see her in the trailer after the jump.
Amazon has begun listing a June 23rd release for New Video Group's DVD set of Digimon season 3, Digimon Tamers. Meanwhile, the company has posted new information about their plans for the March 26th release of season 2. More after the jump.
Saban Brands has announced that Digimon Fusion,will air on Nickelodeon in 2013. Digimon Fusion is the sixth installment the franchise, which Saban Brands re-acquired in 2012. More after the jump.
This year, The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has spun off The International Emmy Kids Awards into its own stand-alone competition dedicated to recognizing excellence in children’s television programming produced and initially aired outside of the US. For the inaugural award, Toei Animation / TV Asahi's Digimon Xros Wars - The Young Hunters Who Leapt Through Time has been nominated in the Kids' Animation category. Survey the competition after the jump.
Digimon Adventure is due out on PSP in Japan on January 17, 2013, and with the release date fast approaching, Namco Bandai has a couple new trailers showing off various aspects of the RPG. Check 'em both out after the jump.
A pair of new promos for the Digimon Adventure PSP RPG show off the story and battles, which aren't random and include the ability to set Digimon to AI or command them manually. Hit the jump to see 'em in action.