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Earlier this week, Toei Animation and Fathom Events began streaming a pair of dub teasers for Digimon Adventure tri. – Chapter 1: Reunion. The first teaser, which hit Fathom Events’s YouTube channel on yesterday, showcases Joshua Seth’s performance as Tai.
The second trailer, which Toei uploaded to their channel, features the returning female cast members and their Digimon.
In June, Toei Animation and Eleven Arts revealed that Digimon Adventure tri. will receive a North American theatrical run. The first film, Digimon Adventure tri. – Chapter 1: Reunion, will have a one-night screening on September 15, with over 300 theaters confirmed to show the film. This will be followed by a more traditional run in major American cities.
Digimon Adventure tri. is slated to be a series of six theatrical films. Digimon Adventure tri. – Chapter 1: Reunion originally opened in Japanese theaters on November 21, 2015. The most recent film, subtitled Ketsui (Determination), opened in japanese theaters on March 12. The third film, subtitled Kokuhaku (Confession), will hit Japanese theaters on September 24.
Keitaro Motonaga (Magic Knight Rayearth OVA, Jormungand) was tapped to direct the films, while Yuuko Kakihara (Heaven’s Lost Property) served script supervisor. Character designs were provided by Atsuya Uki (Cencoroll).
The confirmed dub cast includes:
- Tai: Joshua Seth
- Matt: Vic Mignogna
- T.K: Johnny Yong Bosch
- Sora: Colleen O’Shaughnessey
- Joe: Robbie Daymond
- Mimi: Philece Sampler
- Izzy: Mona Marshall
- Kari: Tara Sands
- Meiko: Cristina Vee- Artist
- Nishijima: Doug Erholtz
- Himekawa: Kate Higgins
- Agumon: Tom Fahn
- Angemon: Dave Mallow
- Birdramon: Melodee M. Spevack
- Biyomon: Cherami Leigh
- Gabumon: Kirk Thornton
- Garurumon: Kirk Thornton
- Gatomon: Kate Higgins
- Gomamon: R. Martin Klein
- Greymon: Voice Actor Kyle Hebert
- Meicoomon: Kate Higgins
- Palmon: Anna Garduno
- Patamon: Laura Summer
- Tentomon/Kabuterimon: Jeff Nimoy
- Togemon: Mari Devon
Eleven Arts describes Digimon Adventure tri. – Chapter 1: Reunion as:
It’s been six years since the summer adventure when Tai (now in high school) and the rest of the DigiDestined crossed over to the Digital World and nearly three years since frenzied final battles between warring factions. With the gate to the Digital World closed, time continues to pass, until the adventure Digivolves once again.
In North America, Crunchyroll is currently streaming the Digimon Adventure tri. films in subtitled format. Each feature is broken into four “episodes” on their platform. Crunchyroll currently offers the movies in the following regions:
- United States
- South Africa
- New Zealand
- Latin America
Last month, Eleven Arts unveiled a 90-second teaser for the film, which includes a preview of a new theme song.