Koromon Rolls Out More Digimon Adventure Screenshots

By Spencer . January 15, 2013 . 1:46pm


Namco Bandai sent out more screenshots of Digimon Adventure, a RPG that covers the first Digimon anime series made by Prope. The battle system lets players do bond combos if you have a bond rank of level two or higher and the two character icons overlap on the timeline.


The timeline lets you know who’s turn is up and your position changes depending on what kind of attack you use. Normal attacks make you get your turn as quickly as possible. Digimon Adventure comes out on January 17 for PSP.


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  • Spirit Macardi

    Please Saban and Namco Bandai, this needs to be released over here. I don’t care if it has to be done as a download only or if it needs to be ported to another console for it to happen, this would be the perfect way to herald the return of the series to TV.

    • FFmax

      I’m hoping for Xseed more but I don’t really know who calls the shots on game localizing.

      • ShindoW

        Bamco… and they don’t localize sh*t.

      • Renaldi Saputra

        I doubt they will release it.. anw Bamco won’t 95% do a localization for PSP + Anime based RPG outside Japan (except DON)..
        We can only hope for fan-translation..
        And I hope they use original Japanese name..

        • yup please japanese language. their english name is just uugh
          Koushiro becomes izzy, Yamato as Matt. they’re japanese! goddammit

          • LynxAmali

            Actually, I just rewatched my DVD set of the first season to get ready for this. They keep the Japanese names in the show (most of them at least) but give the characters “English” nicknames and use them as default names, if I recall correctly.

          • Spirit Macardi

            Yeah, the names were the same, they just generally shortened them when speaking to each other to something easier to say and remember for English audiences.

            And when names were outright changed, I think they were actually for the better in most situations. Like changing Tailmon to Gatomon, since It ended up being far more clever in my opinion. Though I don’t get why Vamdemon became Myotismon.

          • LynxAmali

            That’s one I actually liked and had no problem with.

            I never did get Vamdemon (Aside from the pretty obvious DEMON reference in the name, which was understandable as why they changed it at the time considering parents and all) but I thought Myotis was pretty good. He was pretty obvious a vampire and what are vampires associated with? Bats. Myotis is actually actually a common species of bat.

          • Renaldi Saputra

            but I don’t like the MaloMyotismon name, it seems lame..
            Belialvamdemon much better and cooler, bcos the word ‘belial’ derived from the Christian mythology and looked like real demon

          • Renaldi Saputra

            ‘izzy’ is koushirou’s shortened name?? i don’t think so..
            well, I’m actually ok with shortened name, but changing someone’s surname seems rude for me.. plus in my country Tai means poop and Kari means curry..
            plus the english term of staging made me more mad..
            fresh in-training rookie champion ultimate mega.. what’s the meaning of it?? digimon is a digital living thing, not tool for war..
            that’s why I prefer Baby I Baby II Child Adult Perfect Ultimate SuperUltimate..
            bcos it made sense, telling about the phase of growth of digimon, from baby phase to adult phase, and gaining a perfect body and finally become ultimate body..
            their name changing of digimon are weird too for example Dagomon, one of the two rulers of the Deep Ones in The Shadow Over Innsmouth by author H. P. Lovecraft, but it changed into Dragomon (?) which is ‘dragon’ but it’s not a dragon..
            they seem want to keep the mythology thing not to be realized by others

          • LynxAmali

            Uh…I didn’t say anything about shortened names.
            They gave the characters nicknames and used those instead.

          • Steven Higgins

            Koushirou IZUMI. They used his last name as the basis for his nickname.

          • Renaldi Saputra

            i see.. ok I think it’s still ok, but for changing surname, I still can’t forgive it

          • Renaldi Saputra

            plus, they changed someone’s surname from yagami into kamiya, matsuda into matsuki, and makino into nonaka.. that’s rude..

  • Stuart444

    Vikemon… awesome

  • OatMatadoQuatro

    If Ikkakumon evolved to Zudomon when Joe almost drowned, the poor kid will have to kill his family or something like that to have Vikemon. Thinking it back the crests are douches.

    • Digimon is a weird series, in the fact that, most Digimon don’t belong to an exclusive Digivolution line. Look at Rosemon, belongs to both Palmon and Lalamon.

      • Steven Higgins

        Yeah but they can do that because Mimi and Yoshi don’t exist in the same universe were as Joe and Cody do so if say, theoretically in Season 2 all the Digidestend’s Digimon had Digivoled to Mega it would be confusing for there to be 2 Vikemon.

        • I see what you mean. That will be very confusing unless they create a new Mega for Armadillomon.

          • Renaldi Saputra

            armadimon’s Ultimate form is always confusing.. vikemon wasn’t the right one.. Even Brazil fangame made an unofficial digimon named ‘Vaticanmon’ for its Ultimate form

      • 浩泉張

        IIRC, the partner digimon in Digimon Adventure 01 is based on digimon pendulum v-pet. By that time, Lalamon isn’t exist yet…

      • Renaldi Saputra

        bcos digimon isn’t pokemon.. their evolution might be vary.. depends on what family they belong to, their habitat (for example, not all gabumon lives on ice land, but could be in jungle or etc) and their personality.. some might doesn’t make sense but mostly it does make sense..
        I mean, DR will usually evolve to a DR family or maybe they will belong to other family too for example: DR become DR & VB.. plus, they had subspecies..

        for the series, they didn’t focus on the evolution of digimon, but they much more into plot and characterization (except xros one, I don’t think so).. that’s why..

        • Thanks for this! I was more of a Pokémon fan growing-up, but that totally makes sense after checking the Digimon Wikia also.

          • Renaldi Saputra

            digimon wikia isn’t enough.. more further at wikimon.net, it’s more specific plus they’re using original Japanese names and terms..

            and that’s why digimon’s evolution is much much complicated comparing to pokemon’s which only had almost straightforward lines..

          • Will definitely check that site out. Thanks.

            The digivolutions were always the confusing part but also what makes the series awesome.

  • Balache

    Are those screenshots of the Mega levels new!? Those have me so much more hyped for this game!

  • konsama

    So we’ll see the megas of those that didn’t got that high in the anime, awesome.

  • Steven Higgins

    Me-Me-Me-MEGA!? For all of them!? Damn you Bamco! Stop hoarding your games in Japan! Give us this one! Wait. If Vikemon is Gomamon’s Mega then who is Armadillomon’s? All this time I thought Plesiomon was Gomamon’s Mega and Vikemon was Armadillomon’s.

    • Barzh

      Same! I mean, they both are great Megas for Gomamon but then Armadillomon is left with nothing is Vikemon is taken!

      • Renaldi Saputra

        in wikimon.net, shakkoumon becomes lampmon..

    • some of the previous news telling us the rest of 6 on your party won’t get their mega form. NOW THEY ADD IT.
      What’s next.. playable villains???

    • LynxAmali

      I always had my doubts because if I recall correctly, back when the
      original anime was made, they didn’t have ‘canon’ Megas for the
      Adventure cast, aside from Agumon and Gabumon.

      Gotta wonder why they didn’t go with Plesiomon for Gomamon too. I get the Seal motif but that’s about it.

      Still wondering if Seraphimon and Mangdramon will be Gatomon/ Tailmon’s and Patamon’s Megas.

      • Seraphimon and Holydramon actually become half-canon for them because they appeared in one of the movie for season 2

        i hope Tailmon become Ophanimon, though… It sucks for a beautiful angel (Angewomon) to become an ugly dragon

    • Renaldi Saputra

      not mega, but ultimate technically..
      IIRC until now namco only don’t like to localize PSP games especially anime based RPG, not all their games..

  • MrSirFeatherFang

    My main man Hercules Kabuterimon, my power house in Digimon World DS (and before that I’ve always wanted to get him). The Digimon designs are really cool. Too bad there isn’t an artbook afaik (for some reason I really like monster designs).

  • I really hope they continue the series with season 2 because this game is looking awesome; I wish they’d bring it over.

    • Renaldi Saputra

      I would like to see the Tamers one, bcos I believe the gameplay will be much complicated, with using cards and matrix evolution

      • I really want that one, too! I was trying to take it one step at a time.

        The Tamer series is my favourite one; not looking forward to ever seeing a Xros one.

        • Renaldi Saputra

          well, for me Xros is the worst of all series, showing less characters’ background and character development (although the MC, Taiki had an unique personality, not like the other series except Tamers, and Taiki should had more story of him)

          • I still haven’t watched all of Digimon Frontier (just seen two eps) so I can’t make a full comparison among all the series. However, I found Xros to be enjoyable, though the series was weird as a whole.

          • Frontier and Xros can be said as weird becaus it doesn’t really follow Digimon-partner formula.

            I actually think Frontier has cool story, but it doesn’t suit as digimon. it’s more for Sentai or Gundam like

          • I get what you mean, though it feels more Sentai than Gundam, to me; I’ve only seen Wing and 00.

          • Renaldi Saputra

            Xros wars looked like more into Gurren Laggan.. yea, they had sentai and super robot things.. well, after all they’re still TOEI and Bandai.. so it’s reasonable to make crossover, even Kamen Rider take a role too in the crossover

          • Renaldi Saputra

            I don’t mind of those terms, it still look cool for me.. For frontier, I like it because human are really figthing and struggling, not just stay behind their digimon, actually they actually wanted to extend Digimon Tamers’ matrix evolution in Frontier.. Also, Frontier had a good characterization especially for Kouji & Kouichi, the story had a cause and reason.. I even got touched of their family’s stories.. nah, for Xros Wars, unfortunately these things are not included in it, not really.. that’s why Xros is my least favourite digimon series.. Whereas, Taiki’s personality was unique and could have been made a deeper story of him.. Unfortunately, in Xros wars, Human characters are seem the secondary one instead of main one..

          • no, not that part.

            The biggest minus for Frontier is : “there are no human-digimon” bonds. Which is basically the main point of each digimon anime. It’s just human dominating digimon world.

            heck, most of their transformation don’t even look like Digimon. They’re just human wearing armor. They even fuse into one giant robot (Susanoomon)

            so yeah, it’s a good series. it’s just fail as a Digimon anime, since it’s mainly human-only

          • Renaldi Saputra

            i see what u mean.. human wearing armor?? well, yes, but it’s just for humanoid and fusion spirits, not their beast spirits..
            however I agree with that ‘human-digimon’ bonds.. well, actually there’s one of it, when the time they’re shaking hands to their humanoid spirits.. only that..

          • that’s only in the last episode…. and they look more like older sibling LOL

            even the beast spirit are not “monster” enough. Then again, in each season digimon becoming less “monster-like” and going more mecha-route

          • Renaldi Saputra

            I think not mecha one (except in xros wars), but technically armored humanoid monsters or knights..

    • hopefully it won’t be season 2. Daisuke is one of the worst protagonist, and V-mon got too many bonus evolution comparing to the rest of the party.

      They ruining the season 1 story because of it being a straight sequel

      • I found the second season to be a good addition to the series, in my opinion. If the second season was to be a game, it would follow the story, as well. Magnamon didn’t make too many appearances so it wouldn’t be seen too much.

      • Renaldi Saputra

        I agree that DA 02 was the worse one, it’s too MC-centric.. even I kinda hate Imperialdramon for interfering in Wargreymon vs BlackWargreymon’s battle.. V-mon is too much become stronger than others..
        However, I found it superior in characterization terms especially for Ken & Iori.. I even got cried when seeing Ken’s episode, telling about his past story.. That kind of situation usually happen in some living families in real life with more than 1 child, always comparing the older one with the younger one.. And yea, Daisuke is the worst prota..

  • Renaldi Saputra

    can’t wait…
    still 1 day more

  • FitzpatrickPhillips

    Two more days!!

  • Reiko_Chan

    Im still hoping for this. And from other screenshots I’ve seen it looks like Ophanimon is Tailmon’s Mega in this game.

    • Renaldi Saputra

      it is

  • Oh man, Tomorrow is the day for this game. I’ll prolly faint if there’ll be anime sequence for the Rosemon, Vikemon, Hououmon and HerculesKabuterimon’s evo scene whilst Brave Heart playing. That would be awesome.

  • Hinataharem

    There’s in-game evolution sequences? GIve me this game nao

  • puchinri

    My friend and I are so excited for the game. Even though we’re hoping for a release here, we’re still planning on importing (and hoping+waiting for a patch). The game just looks so fun and clean~.

  • Tiramii

    I’d love to have this, since I loved the first series. <3

  • i wonder if this picture:

    will ever be updated with Tailmon in it….
    it’s so sad the anime never change the opening despite it’s definitely for file island saga

  • ShindoW

    Waiting for AmiAmi to invoice me for my preorder… 2 more days!

  • Elvick

    Legit makes me want to cry. I want it in English so bad.

  • some of the previous news telling us the rest of 6 on your party won’t get their mega form. NOW THEY ADD IT.
    What’s next.. playable villains???

    • Renaldi Saputra

      not playable villains, but revived villains..
      means you will fight some of the previous villains in the final map, the matrix like dungeon.. after ending the game

  • Pokahontas McGuigan

    wish this was on vita

  • fyi1191

    That Leomon joining us in the battle against Devimon. Wow..

    • Renaldi Saputra

      maybe it will join too when fighting MetalEtemon but as SaberLeomon

      • seeing they don’t have sp bar, maybe they will only be NPC in your party.

        and there will probablyt more ally like orgemon, wizardmon, whamon, Gennai(?), etc

        • Renaldi Saputra

          gennai?? seems he won’t fight.. how do an old man fight?

  • Wonder if theres new story events for the newly included evolutions?
    Or will it ripple out and cause modifications to the original story?
    Digimon Adventure v1.1 :P

  • Steven Higgins

    Now I want this season to be remastered in HD and put back on TV.
    I would import this so hard If I could understand it ;(
    If we ever get a localization announcement (yeah right) I will jump up and down in my room screaming “YES! YES! OH MY GOD YES!” Not. Even. Kidding.

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