Digimon Adventure 02: The Beginning Preview at New York Comic Con 2023

Digimon Adventure 02: The Beginning to feature at New York Comic Con 2023. The panel for the original Digimon series will feature the upcoming movie this October.

Digimon Adventure 02: The Beginning is nearly here and has been revealed to feature at New York Comic Con 2023.

The latest panel for the original Digimon Adventure series will feature the latest theatrical installment. The next release will finally feature the second generation of DigiDestined Kids as they work towards their future. The latest posters for the Digimon movie have also been released, which showcase the DigiDestined pairs and their shared DNA Digimon. Although a lot of previews have already been featured, the revealed panel teases a sneak preview of the upcoming release.

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Digimon Adventure 02 was the second season sequel to the original Adventure Digimon series, featuring 4 new DigiDestined. Unlike the original DigiDestined, the group was able to access Armored Digivolutions and even DNA Digivolutions. Despite the 2020 reboot, movies continue to be released for the original series that reveal more of their story. So far, only the original 8 DigiDestined have featured in the reboot, with Davis, Yolei, Cody, and Ken exclusively appearing in the original timeline. The new movie finally features the 02 DigiDestined as they head toward their future seen in the Season 2 finale.

Digimon Adventure 02 to Feature at NYCC 2023

The original first two seasons of Digimon Adventure will feature at the upcoming New York Comic Con this October. The ‘Digimon Adventure – Past & Future’ panel will feature Toei Animation for a Q&A session, with the producer of the original anime series. This will also be followed by a special look at the upcoming new movie, Digimon Adventure 02: The Beginning. The panel will be held on October 13th at noon (EST) in Room 406.2 and will conclude at 13:00, but the content of the preview has yet to be revealed.

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Character posters have also been released that feature the DigiDestined of the movie with the DNA Digimon that each pair shares. This includes Davis and Ken with Imperialdramon Dragon Mode, Yolei and Kari with Silphymon, and Cody and TK with Shakkoumon. A poster also features the new characters in the movie, Rui Owada, and the new Digimon Ukkomon. These posters match the poster art featured at Digifes 2023, but a large collection of posters has been released to count down the days until the release. 

It’s an exciting reveal for the Digimon Adventure 02: The Beginning movie, since a preview will be shared in the US. It will be fantastic to find out about the first two original seasons of Digimon Adventure. This is also a big occasion as the only release for the movie so far is in Japan. Hopefully, this panel may finally reveal the western release of the Adventure 02 movie since distribution outside of Japan has yet to be revealed. 

The art of the new posters perfectly highlights the 02 DigiDestined that have been paired for DNA Digimon. However, it doesn’t seem that Armor Digimon will be the main feature in the movie, with visuals yet to confirm if they will appear. This would be a shame as many fans loved the Armor Digimon lines, but it’s great that TK and Kari will still have their bonds with Cody and Yolei. The most anticipated addition to the movie is whether Silphymon and Shakkoumon will ever Mega Digivolve. It will be exciting to find out when the movie finally drops, but the release does appear to be focused on Rui and Ukkomon’s story.


New York Comic Con will be held from October 12 to 15, 2023, in the Javits Center. The Digimon Adventure – Past & Future Panel will be held on Friday, October 13, 2023, in Room 406.2, which will run from 12:00 to 13:00 EST.

About Digimon Adventure 02: The Beginning

Release Date: October 27, 2023
Director: Tomohisa Taguchi
Writers: Akiyoshi Hongo, Akatsuki Yamatoya
Production: Toei Animation
Cast (Japanese): Fukujurou Katayama, Junko Noda, Arthur Lounsbery, Naozumi Takahashi, Ayaka Asai, Kôichi Tôchika, Yoshitaka Yamaya, Megumi Urawa, Junya Enoki, Miwa Matsumoto, Mao Ichimichi, Yuka Tokumitsu, Megumi Ogata, Rie Kugimiya

Daisuke, Miyako, Iori, Takeru Takashi, Hikari, and Ken must reconcile new responsibilities with their Digimon partners. But Rui Owada, a mysterious young man, appears claiming to be the first human to partner with a Digimon.

Digimon Adventure 02: The Beginning will be released on October 27, 2023, in Japan and will be a theatrical release. The release and distribution outside of Japan has yet to be revealed.

What do you think of the upcoming Digimon Adventure Panel? Are you excited to see more about Digimon Adventure 02: The Beginning? Will you be attending the New York Comic Con this year? Let us know on social media and keep following The Illuminerdi for more anime news.


Source: New York Comic Con, Digimon Channel


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Bryn Darby

Long time fan of Tokusatsu fan since Power Rangers was first released in the 90s. Whereas most Superhero fans grew up with DC Comics and Marvel, my childhood was surrounded by releases from Saban Entertainment such as Beetleborgs, along with anime, and other various fads of the generation. Anime is also a great passion with Digimon, That Time I Was Reincarnated As A Slime, and Demon Slayer being significant favorites. It was the love of both Power Rangers and Digimon that led to the path of becoming a Senior Writer for The Illuminerdi.