Yagami Taichi (Adventure)

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Yagami Taichi
Yagami TaichiYagami Taichi
Kanji/Kana 八神 太一
Dub Name Tai Kamiya
Age 11 (Adventure)
14 (02)
17 (tri.)
School Odaiba Elementary (Adventure)
Odaiba Junior High School (02)
Tsukishima Sogo High School (tri.)
Partner Digimon Agumon
Digivice Grey Digivice (Orange when activated)
Crest Courage
Family Yagami Susumu (father)
Yagami Yuuko (mother)
Yagami Hikari (younger sister)
Unnamed son
Unnamed nephew
Voice Actor Japanese Fujita Toshiko (藤田 淑子), Hanae Natsuki (花江 夏樹) (tri.)
English Joshua Seth, Jason Spisak (Movie 4)

Yagami Taichi is the lead protagonist of Digimon Adventure and Digimon Adventure tri., and one of the supporting characters in Digimon Adventure 02.

Profile[edit]

Taichi is an adventurous boy who acts as the leader of the Chosen Children in Digimon Adventure and the leader of the senior group in Digimon Adventure 02. He is the older brother to fellow Chosen Child Yagami Hikari, and can be extremely protective of her, just like how Ishida Yamato is with Takaishi Takeru. Taichi wears a pair of goggles, a characteristic that is shared among most of the main characters of other Digimon adaptations and is synonymous with leadership in the Digimon franchise as a whole.

As a leader, he often acts first without realizing the consequences of his actions. This has led him to moments of friction and guilt between his friends, as well as his Digimon partner Agumon. However, he manages to do whatever is necessary to rectify the situation, and in times of need, save friends and family from certain doom.

He lives with his father, Susumu, a businessman, his mother, Yuuko, a housewife, and his younger sister, Hikari. In Adventure, they also had a cat, Meeko. Taichi is a talented soccer player, and is so good at the game that he became a regular in his elementary school's soccer club when he was just in the fifth grade. He might have had feelings for Sora as seen in A very Digi-Christmas.

Appearances[edit]

Anime[edit]

Prelude to Digimon Adventure[edit]

When they were young, Taichi and Hikari lived with their parents in Hikarigaoka. Taichi attended Dai-san Elementary School, and was in the same first grade class as Takenouchi Sora. In 1995, they discovered a DigiTama that came out of their father's PC. Before long, it hatched into Botamon and evolved into Koromon, and the two children befriended it. However, it became feral when it evolved into Agumon, and then Greymon. A Parrotmon that also crossed over from the Digital World challenged the aggressive Greymon and defeated it. However, Hikari revived it with her whistle, allowing it to overpower Parrotmon and causing both Digimon to vanish from the human world. Following this incident, which was appropriated to a "terrorist bombing", the Yagami family moved to Odaiba.

Digimon Adventure[edit]

The adventurous leader of the group, Taichi was always the first to jump into action though it often throws him into the path of danger. He soon realized to be a true leader he must the others' confidence and use empathy rather than reckless courage.

Digimon Adventure: Our War Game![edit]

Taichi was writing an e-mail to Sora to apologize after a fight they had concerning his birthday present to her, and accidentally put a heart at the end of the letter. Taichi's letter, however, wasn't to be received after Hikari sent it because of a strange Digimon who had appeared on the Internet. Izumi Koushiro came over to Taichi's house and they contacted Gennai, who sent Agumon and Tentomon into the Internet to battle the rapidly evolving Digimon. Yamato, Takeru and their partners joined Taichi and Koushiro's partners in battling the Digimon, who had become Diablomon. The letters being sent to the Chosen Children to encourage them were slowing their partners down and allowed Diablomon to defeat them and escape. War Greymon and Metal Garurumon tracked Diablomon, who was rapidly multiplying, and were again plagued by the e-mails. Taichi and Yamato entered the Internet to revive their Digimon and they jogress-evolved to become Omegamon. Taichi, Yamato and Omegamon then fought Diablomon in the Internet, destroying him at the last possible second. Taichi's e-mail to Sora finally got through and the two eventually made up.

Between Digimon Adventure & Digimon Adventure 02[edit]

During May of 2000, Taichi arrived in the Digital World and gave up his Crest power to free the Four Holy Beasts. As a result, Agumon lost the ability to become Metal Greymon and War Greymon.

Digimon Adventure 02[edit]

Taichi has grown emotionally by this time, becoming calmer and less likely to jump right into action without thinking, though he was still a soccer player. Having more free time on his hands than most of the older Chosen, he often helped out the younger Chosen Children in their quest. He was the idol of Motomiya Daisuke, who inherited the trait of Courage from him.

Digimon Adventure 02: Digimon Hurricane Touchdown!! Supreme Evolution!! The Golden Digimentals[edit]

Digimon Adventure 02: Diablomon Strikes Back[edit]

During the events of this movie, he was the leader of both generations of Chosen Children, though Koushiro had more of an understanding of what was going on. Taichi and Yamato went into the Internet to defeat Diablomon once and for all. After they defeated Diablomon, Omegamon blasted his way out of the Internet to fight Armagemon. The gargantuan Digimon managed to deplete Omegamon's strength and defeat him, causing Taichi to nearly lost hope until Imperialdramon came. After Imperialdramon became Imperialdramon Paladin Mode by way of the last of Omegamon's strength and defeated Armagemon. When the Kuramon started to appear following Armagemon's defeat, Taichi and the others used their Digivices, along with the spectators' cellphones, to delete the Kuramon.

25 Years Later[edit]

Taichi has become a United Nations diplomat for the Digital World. He is married and has a son, who has a Koromon for a partner.

Digimon Xros Wars: The Young Hunters Who Leapt Through Time[edit]

Taichi and Agumon, on the Watch Man's boat in DigiQuartz.

Taichi and Agumon were recruited by the Watch Man through as-yet unspecified means alongside the other five prior Digimon lead heroes and their partners; the Watch Man suggested that they were his backup plan in case no-one else successfully captured Volcdramon, and promises that "that day" in which they will take action will soon come.[1] Taichi here appears to still be eleven years old and from 1999, unusual given the additional presence of Motomiya Daisuke (also eleven years old, but from 2002).

Digimon Adventure tri.[edit]

Being seventeen years old, Taichi has grown to be more mature. He becomes less rash and starts questioning the reason and the consequence of fighting, which potentially would cause casualties and collateral damages.

Taichi is also shown to be uncertain about what he will be doing after graduation as he has not handed his career planning form. Taichi mentions that his friends "living far away", having the Digimon in mind. His homeroom teacher, however, misinterprets Taichi's remark as his friends living overseas and advises Taichi to study languages.

Manga[edit]

Digimon Xros Wars[edit]

Drama CDs[edit]

Digimon Adventure - Character Song - Mini Drama 1[edit]

Digimon Adventure - Character Song - Mini Drama 2[edit]

Digimon Adventure - Character Song - Mini Drama 3[edit]

Digimon Adventure Original Story: 2½ Year Break[edit]

Digimon Adventure 02: Armor Evolution to the Unknown[edit]

Digimon Series 1-4: Original Story Special ~with~[edit]

Video Games[edit]

Digimon Adventure: Anode Tamer & Cathode Tamer[edit]

Digimon Adventure 02: D1 Tamers[edit]

Digimon World: Digital Card Arena[edit]

Digimon Tamers: Digimon Medley[edit]

Digimon Tamers: Battle Spirit[edit]

Digimon Tamers: Battle Evolution[edit]

Digimon Masters[edit]

Digimon Collectors[edit]

Digimon World Re:Digitize[edit]

Digimon Adventure[edit]

Digimon World Re:Digitize Decode[edit]

TCG[edit]

Hyper Colosseum

CD-1
Re-14
Re-72
Re-03t


Yagami Taichi is one of the Generals in the Super Digica Taisen card game.

Image Gallery[edit]

Artwork[edit]

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Digimon Adventure Digimon Adventure Digimon Adventure (Movie) Digimon Adventure: Our War Game!
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Digimon Adventure 02 Digimon Adventure 02: Diablomon Strikes Back (Lineart) Digimon World Re:Digitize Digimon 20th Anniversary Project
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Digimon Adventure tri. Digimon Adventure tri. Digimon Adventure tri. Digimon Adventure tri.
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Digimon Adventure tri. Digimon Adventure tri. Digimon 20th Anniversary Project Theatrical Version Digimon Adventure

Anime[edit]

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Taichi's Digivice
Digimon Adventure tri.
Taichi's Goggles
Digimon Adventure tri.

Video Games[edit]

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Digimon Masters Digimon Collectors
(Special Card with his partner War Greymon)

Miscellaneous[edit]

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Digimon Xros Wars Super Digica Taisen
(Promo Art with his partner War Greymon)

Additional Information[edit]

References Notes