Anyone still watching Digimon Adventure tri.? I don’t blame you if you aren’t—the original action-adventure shounen has turned into a plodding slice-of-life show about growing up, and if you aren’t into that, the pacing of this show will be extremely annoying to you. I decided to review the next two films in the series, “Determination” and “Confession”, together, as the action is fairly minimal. What the series does focus on is character development, but unfortunately, many of the character arcs seemed to retread character arcs that they had already dealt with in the original series.
When you were a kid, what cartoons did you watch after school or on Saturday mornings? If you were like me, you watched Digimon (or Card Captor Sakura, but I’ll save that for another Thursday). The 1999 cartoon was the first anime I ever watched, and to this day, it remains a nostalgic favorite. With a sequel/reboot, Digimon Adventure Tri, coming out soon, I wanted to share what I liked so much about the show’s first season, Digimon Adventure.