On the latest with the Digimon Adventure Tri, the official website revealed that the cast and the singers from the original series, Digimon Adventure, will return to reprise their roles in the upcoming series.
Pairing up with Taichi is the short dinosaur-like Digimon, Agumon, voiced by Chika Sakamoto, whose notable voice credits include Nuriko in Fushigi Yuugi and Sanae Nakazawa in Captain Tsubasa. Piyomon, the Digimon partner of Sora Takenouchi is voiced by Katori Shigematsu .
Known for her roles as Uzumaki Naruto in Naruto franchise and Gon Freecs in Hunter x Hunter , veteran seiyuu Junko Takeuchi voices Gomamon, Jou’s partner. Fellow Naruto-alumni, Mayumi Yamaguchi, is back to voice the wolf-like Digimon, Gabumon, Yamato Ishida’s partner. Mayumi Yamaguchi also does the voices Orochimaru in Naruto franchise and Envy in Fullmetal Alchemist.
Other returning casts are Kinoko Yamada (Jinko Komori in Itazura na Kiss) as Palmon, Mimi’s partner, Miwa Matsumoto (Chiharu Mihara in Card Captor Sakura) as Patamon, Yuka Tokumitsu (Princess Silver in Yume no Crayon Oukoku) as Tailmon and Takahiro Sakurai (Suzaku Kururugi in Code Geass ) as Tentomon.
The series will also see the return of Kouji Wada who will perform a new rendition of the opening song “Butter-Fly”, as well as Ayumi Miyazaki who will also perform a new rendition of the insert song, “Brave Heart”.
The series is set to open on April 2015.
Director: Keitaro Motonaga (Rayearth, Jormugand)
Anime production: Toei Animation, Bandai
Series composition: Yuuko Kakihara (Chihayafuru)
Character design: Atsuya Uki (Cencoroll, Tsuritama)
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