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Episode #51 - We Were on a Break Posted on 11/16/2019
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We're back after an extended break! So much crazy stuff happened that we could probably do entire episodes each for V-Pets, Video Games, Anime, but we're doing it all at once! There's a lot to cover from Appmon, to Kizuna, to Cyber Sleuth, to ReArise, and figures, and the X3, and even tri. and Fusion! This is gonna be a long and fun one!


Digimon X3:
Up to pre-order! Plus details and the 1st look at a few Digimon.
US Pre-Orders
MonMon Memo Teasers
More from MonMon Memo
Preview Video & Early art of Gankoomon X and Examon X

Artwork and Profiles for more Digimon (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12)

There have been a bunch of updates to the story ofDigimon Chronicle X!

Digital Monster Version X Artbook Announced! We also have some details from MonMon Memo including a first look at the final cover!

A few things to do in Japan are coming up:
Ayumi Miyazaki's Show You My Brave Hearts Vol. 5 concert event will be on December 7th
Digimon ended up on the 2020 Anime Pilgrimage Sites list twice!
November 30th is the Digimon Talk at MegaHobby Expo 2019 Autumn! Chiaka Matsuzawa, Kenji Watanabe, and Tenya Yabuno will be on hand to discuss Megahouse Digimon products. Precious GEM ULForceV-dramon in full color will be on display

The GEM Taichi & Agumon 20th Anniversary Figure went up to pre-order!:
Early color photos
A preview of the figure
US based pre-orders

A few products are getting re-released:
DigiFes 2019 Items at Toei Store, plus a couple of new items! These items were also (mostly) available at the recent AFFT screening.
Various plushies, shirts, a keychain, plus Digivolving Spirits WarGreymon

The Postcard from the AFFT Screening had new artwork!

From nearly 20 years ago in the UK comes a breakdown and scans of the UK Digimon File (Personal Organizer) from Funfax

The Leadup has also been continuing!:
Week 7 (Devkyu Guest Slot!)- That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime
Week 8- Laid-Back Camp
Week 9- Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai
Week 10- Yowamushi Pedal
Week 11- Demon King Daimao
Week 12 (onkei Guest Slot!)- Aggretsuko
Week 13- Kill la Kill
Week 14- Super Gals
Week 15- Yu Yu Hakusho

Guinness World Records Lists Largest Collection of Digimon Memorabilia

We've had a few great pieces of social media art from Bandai! There was a fun one involving glasses plus 2 for Halloween!

Digimon ReArise launched! (2)- Everyone got Veemon thanks to the fan poll, and everyone also got the Pumpkinmon egg!

Cyber Sleuth Complete Edition is out!:
We did a full review with scans, screenshots, and some technical details.
The Steam version got released a bit early.

A few updates for Digimon Survive:
Volcano Ota is in the game!
A preview of the game from Famitsu
A few more story details

Appmon is 3 years old! Plus it's finally available for most of us to watch!

Digimon Fusion leaving Netflix on December 1st

tri. Blu-ray & DVD Boxes in February for Japan- We already have a look at the packaging!

Hatsune Miku Collaboration Shop Details:
Shop Dates and Locations
Product Details
Rubber keychains were added later
Fan submitted Song/music remixes and art
Second Store is open

Memorial Story Crowdfunding Ended! It hit 383% of the goal! We also get a nice CGI preview of the Angemon figure!

Story Details and Storyboards for a few of the Memorial Stories:
Medical Student, Jou Kido
The Coveted Jogress Evolution
The Shibuya-ish Heroic Saga of Pump and Gotsu

Digimon Pop-Up Shop at LB Pop-Up Theater- We have all the details for the newest pop-up shop! Product info and images (with quite a bit of new art!), plus details for the Memorial Story screenings!

Last Evolution Kizuna will have a collaboration with the popular mobile game The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls: Starlight Stage.

Plus we finish we a few Last Evolution Kizune updates!:
An English Website opened!
Toei USA is listing the movie at 94 minutes
The clip from DigiFes of the 02 kids and Digimon! We get to hear the new voices for the kids!

We finish with some questions from the audience, plus quite a few that you guys sent in ahead of time.

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This episode was recorded on November 16th, 2019.

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