The spring 2020 season is seeing the debut of a new entry in this franchise with Digimon Adventure. The new series is set to debut in Japan soon and Crunchyroll has picked up the streaming rights for it. It’s set for a 10:30 pm ET debut tonight with new episodes arriving every Saturday. Crunchyroll has it for streaming for viewers in North America, Central America, the Caribbean, South America, Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, the Commonwealth of Independent States, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.
The new series takes over the Gegege no Kitaro slot on Sundays at 9:00 am JST. Masato Mitsuka is on board as the series director with ATsuhiro Tomioka supervising the scripts. Katsuyoshi Nakatsuru is handling the character designs while Akihiro Asanuma is serving as the chief animation director with Toei Animation naturally handling the production.
As is to be expected, the release of the anime will come with other products, including a new TCG that’s set to launch in the spring.
Plot Concept: The new anime will take place in 2020 and will feature an all-new story centering on Taichi Yagami when he is in his fifth year in elementary school. His partner is Agumon. The story begins in Tokyo when a large-scale network malfunction occurs. Taichi is preparing for his weekend summer camping trip when the incident happens. Taichi’s mother and his younger sister Hikari get stuck on a train that won’t stop moving, and Taichi heads to Shibuya in order to help them. However, on his way there, he encounters a strange phenomenon and sweeps him up into the Digital World along with the other DigiDestined.