Digimon belongs to the genre of Japanese animated shows that involve kids and their creatures that they control and battle. Digimon means “Digital Monsters” and they are byte size. They creatures came to tv in 1999 and quickly found a popularity among kids who liked that other show about amazing pets from Japan. Like other Japanese shows, there’s been various incarnations with slightly altered titles and plots. For the 15th anniversary of the series, the producers created a six part movie series instead of just another batch of TV episodes. Digimon Adventure Tri.: Reunion is the first of the series.
Tai and his old pals are drifting apart since they’re now in high school. Life changes and you can’t be playing with your Digimon forever. Or can you? The city has been having various electrical malfunctions and things get worse. The malfunctions lead to major ugliness including the appearance of new digital monsters. It’s not too long before the gang begins hooking up since something is after their digimons. They need to defend their creatures and city from the attackers. The film brings together the old gang so that it feels natural that they’ve changed a bit yet still feel their bond when tested. Digimon Adventure Tri.: Reunion starts the movie series off right.
Here’s Josie’s review of Digmon Adventure Tri.: Reunion
The videos is 1.78:1 anamorphic. The transfer brings out the detail in the animation elements. The audio is DTS-HD MA 5.1 that swirls the digimon fights around the room. There’s also the original Japanese soundtrack in DTS-HD MA Stereo. The movie is subtitled in English.
DVD with all the bonus features. Also there’s a digital download so you can watch the film on laptop and other devices.
Interviews with Members of the English Voice Cast lets them talk about their involvement with the Digimon series over the years.
A Look at the Reunion Screening is a short view of the fans getting to see the movie on the big screen.
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