I want to believe: Iím not the biggest fan of Appmon but Iíd love for it to do well and start a silver age for this franchise; and with Tri and the games going strong there has literally never been a better chance for being picked up for a subsequent series since Frontier ended. So this is a pretty good timeslot?
All of which is a roundabout way of saying that Appmon may very well be spared all of this nonsense, even if there was a major retooling on the production end ó which we have no reason to assume in the first place, if GoC is right. In fairness, in the modern anime industry year-long shows (outside of the four Sunday morning Toei standbys) are much rarer than they were during the golden age of this franchise. The fact that Death Generals was the only time Digimon has ever moved timeslots before ó and the fact that Appmon is doing so now ó might have less to do with anything going on with the shows themselves than with the fact that they are the first shows in this franchise to occur in an era wherein broadcasters think almost exclusively in terms of one- and two-cour blocks rather than in four-cour ones.