The Digimon Adventure official YouTube channel began streaming a promo video for the new Digimon anime. The series will begin to broadcast in Japan in April and take GeGeGe no Kitarō timeslot. The anime show will feature a completely new story centered around 5th grader Tai Kamiya with his Digimon partner named Agumon.
Digimon Adventure anime story begins in Tokyo when a large-scale network malfunction occurs. Taichi is preparing for his weekend summer camping trip when the incident happens. Taichi’s mother and his younger sister Hikari get stuck on a train that won’t stop moving, and Taichi heads to Shibuya in order to help them. However, on his way there, he encounters a strange phenomenon and sweeps him up into the Digital World along with the other DigiDestined.
The series will be directed by Masato Mitsuka. Toei Animation is producing the anime and Atsuhiro Tomioka (Inazuma Eleven, Pokémon, One Piece, Beyblade Burst) is the series scripts supervisor. Katsuyoshi Nakatsuru will design the characters
DIGIMON (Digimon: Digital Monsters) was created in 1997 as a series of virtual pets. Since it released the franchise has spawned several series, manga, video games, films, and trading card games.