5th Anniversary for tri. & 22nd for V-Tamer!

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Anniversary time again! (Various text bits below have been partially used before.)



It's been 5 years since Digimon Adventure tri. began! Digimon Adventure tri. Part 1 Reunion was released on November 21st, 2015 with a limited theatrical run in Japan, early Blu-rays the same day in Japan, and digital releases in various countries around the world.

tri. (and it's leadup) began the big wave of Digimon stuff that's been going for a few years now. We got 6 extended episodes/films in under 3 years, all of which got theatrical runs in Japan, most of which got runs in the US, and we even got them day and date with Japan subtitled in English.

That lead to just a ton of stuff, including Kizuna earlier this year and the currently running Digimon Adventure:.

Perhaps most surprising is that we've gotten a decent small chunk of new tri. stuff in the past year. tri. was re-released in a boxset in Japan with new packaging and labels, it got a 'best of' music CD, and a promo card for the Digimon Card Game is out next month (not to mention a number of promotional products that came out in the midst of marketing for Kizuna.)


tri. can still be purchased on home video (Affiliate link.)



Digimon Adventure tri. Collection on Blu-ray



And it's also the 22nd Anniversary of V-Tamer!



Due to production leadups and marketing, V-Tamer was the first long form media that began being released for the franchise!

It's captured the imaginations of fans since it began, and the recent year has had more excitement for V-Tamer than you'd expect. ULForceV-dramon got a figure that while officially branded as Savers, had a number of V-Tamer related touches, and the manga even got a single special chapter crossover with Adventure: earlier this year (which will get a digital release soon.)

With a run of almost 5 years it's also the longest running piece of ongoing Digimon media that didn't have an extended break.

Fans still get excited when small references to V-Tamer show up elsewhere, and with things having shown up recently, one wonders if more V-Tamer bits might continue to show up.


Just some especially fun anniversaries for big things in the franchise.
 

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I wonder if something big is going to happen for the 25th anniversary of the franchise as a whole in a couple years.
 

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Happy birthday tri. and Adventure V-Tamer 01!
I never forget that time when I screamed seeing Agumon to Greymon evolution scene in Reunion 5 years ago. My inner child felt so happy that time.

Still hope for the same thing in this new digimon era: a new long running manga readable internationally.
 

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And to think that I first started to watch Tri this year.
 

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This is great. 22 years? ...Sounds about right. I remember Tri. That was fun if not a bit confusing.
 

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Well I just finished V-Tamer the other day so maybe it's time for a Tri rewatch lol.

Tri definitely gets a bad rep, but I loved it, and honestly as time goes on I appreciate even more what it tried to do. It didn't always succeed, but it definitely deserves credit for switching things to a more introspective, slow-burn storytelling.
 
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