Digimon Frontier

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Director Kaizawa Yukio
Studio Toei Animation
Network Fuji TV
Duration Jap.png April 7, 2002 - March 30, 2003
Usa.png September 9, 2002 - July 14, 2003
Official Site Digimon Frontier Official Site
Next Series Digimon Savers
Previous Series Digimon Tamers
Episodes

Digimon Frontier[N 1] (デジモンフロンティア, Dejimon Furontia) is the fourth series of Digimon.

News about this first came when it was officially announced by Toei in December 2001, when it was given the tentative title "Digimon Scanners" (デジモンスキャナーズ). The first images of the protagonists as well as their names, their respective Digimon evolutions and the title of the series was released in the March 2002 edition of the V-Jump.

This season aired 50 episodes which were broadcasted on Sundays at 9:00 AM - 9:30AM UTC+9 on Fuji TV, replacing Digimon Tamers (デジモンテイマーズ) commencing on April 7, 2002 and ending on March 30, 2003. Its timeslot was replaced by Konjiki no Gash Bell!! (金色のガッシュベル!!) on April 6, 2003. In the United States, episodes were aired on the United Paramount Network (UPN) commencing September 9, 2002 and ending July 14, 2003.

This was originally announced to be the last series of Digimon, however due to successes in franchise sales particularly during the release of Digital Monster X-Evolution two years later, this gave the potential to produce another possible series, which would be launched three years later.


Story[edit]

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The Digital World was in danger of perishing. A world governed by the 3 Great Angel Digimon. But one of them, Cherubimon, revolted. The balance of the Digital World was destroyed, and it began to disintegrate. The 10 legendary warriors, who in ancient times had saved the Digital World in exchange for their own lives, no longer existed. In this most dangerous time, the spirits of the legendary warriors are presenting a new power to the inhabitants of a different world...the Real World. A group of human children enter the Digital World and themselves become Digimon, embarking on a journey of battle and adventure.

Overview[edit]

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In ancient times, the Digital World was wracked by a major conflict between human-type and beast-type Digimon. Lucemon appeared and brought the war to an end, leading to a period of peace. Lucemon, however became corrupted by power, resulting in him becoming a tyrannical dicator. To combat this, Warrior Ten were able to defeat Lucemon and imprisoned him in the "Dark Area" deep within the center of the Digital World. After this they were separated into two spirits each, likely due to the injuries they sustained during the battle.

After the defeat of Cherubimon, deep from within the Dark Area, Lucemon sends forth his two Royal Knights, Dynasmon and Lord Knightmon, to obtain the Digital World's remaining data in order to fully break the seal in which he was contained. The Chosen encountered the two on multiple occasions as they tore across the Digital World, being defeated countless times as they successfully managed to obtain each area's Digicode until the entire Digital World disappeared.


Characters[edit]

Main Characters[edit]

Kanbara Takuya
神原 拓也
Kanbara takuya.png Voice Actor Digimon
Jap.png Junko Takeuchi Agnimon, Vritramon, Aldamon, Kaiser Greymon, Susanoomon
Usa.png Michael Reisz, Dave Wittenberg
Takuya Kanbara is one of the ones chosen to inherit the Legendary Spirits in Digimon Frontier. He is the gogglehead leader of the season. He has some disputes with Kouji early on.
Minamoto Kouji
源 輝二
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Jap.png Hiroshi Kamiya Wolfmon, Garmmon, Beowulfmon, Magna Garurumon, Susanoomon
Usa.png Steve Staley
Kouji Minamoto is one of the ones chosen to inherit the Legendary Spirits in Digimon Frontier. He is the lone-wolf of the season. Like most of the lone-wolves, he likes to keep to himself. He has some disputes with Takuya early on.
Shibayama Junpei
柴山 純平
Shibayama junpei.png Voice Actor Digimon
Jap.png Masato Amada Blitzmon, Bolgmon, Susanoomon
Usa.png Steven Blum
The oldest of the group. He had a hard time making friends in the past and usually resorted to doing magic tricks or giving people candy to draw attention to himself.
Orimoto Izumi‎
織本 泉
Orimoto izumi.png Voice Actor Digimon
Jap.png Sawa Ishige Fairymon, Shutumon, Susanoomon
Usa.png Michelle Ruff
Izumi Orimoto is one of the ones chosen to inherit the Legendary Spirits in Digimon Frontier. She is the only female of the season. Like most of the main girls, she has a crush on the gogglehead (which in this case, is Takuya). Junpei has a crush on her, but she doesn't return his feelings.
Himi Tomoki‎
氷見 友樹
Himi tomoki.png Voice Actor Digimon
Jap.png Kumiko Watanabe Chakkumon, Blizzarmon, Susanoomon
Usa.png Brianne Siddall
The youngest of the gang. He was a crybaby at first because his parents had just given him anything he wanted. He resented his older brother Yutaka at first because he kept saying Tomoki could not do anything on his own. But Tomoki later learned that he was only trying to teach him to do things himself.
Kimura Kouichi‎
木村 輝一
Kimura kouichi.png Voice Actor Digimon
Jap.png Kenichi Suzumura Löwemon (formerly Duskmon), Kaiser Leomon (formerly Velgrmon)
Usa.png Crispin Freeman
He was the twin brother of Kouji separated from Kouji when they were young when their parents divorced. For unknown reasons, neither twin was told of his brother's existence. Kouichi lived with just his mother and grandmother up until his grandmother's death. It has been indicated that his mother is often working, even though she is sick.

Other Characters[edit]

Kanbara Family[edit]

Minamoto Family[edit]

Himi Family[edit]

Other Humans[edit]

Digimon[edit]

Enemies[edit]

Episodes[edit]

see List of Digimon Frontier episodes

Movie[edit]

Staff[edit]

Cast[edit]

Theme Songs[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Rental DVD Box Art[edit]

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DVD Box Art[edit]

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Promo[edit]

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Additional Information[edit]

References Notes
  1. Seki Hiromi: "There are two meanings to "Frontier": the first is to 'trailblaze'; in order words, taking the first step into an unknown world...! [...] Another one is "foremost line". We put enthusiasm to rip the anime's foremost line!"[1]

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