Digimon Adventure 02 will have scenes shown at DigiFes

In an official statement, the Toei Animation confirms that Digimon Adventure 02 will have its first scenes shown in this year’s edition of DigiFestscheduled for July 30 in Japan.

The feature film will re-edit the collaboration between Tomohisa Taguchi (director)‎‎ ‎‎and Akatsuki Yamatoya‎‎ (screenwriter), known for the recent Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna.

For now, we only know that the plot will take place two years after Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna, and will highlight Daisuke Motomiya, better known as Davis in Brazil.

The Digimon series was originally conceived by Bandai NamcoToei Animation and WiZ at 1997 as a way to capitalize on the virtual pet craze brought on by the Tamagotchi. The franchise focuses on its “Digital Monsters”, creatures that live in a parallel digital world that came from humanity’s technology.

Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna is a 20th anniversary celebration that closes the story of the original eight DigiDestined.

Hiromi SekiToei Animation’s original producer on the Digimon anime, worked as a supervisor throughout development, while Katsuyoshi Nakatsuruanother franchise veteran, returned as character designer.

Kenji Watanabe designed the Digimon creatures for the new project, as he did for the previous ones.