Digimon Ghost Game Gets Main Visual, Premieres October 3

The upcoming Digimon Ghost Game anime has received a main visual and an October 3 release date in Japan.

The story takes place in the very near future, where rumors of a “hologram ghost” is spoken of on social media. Hiro Amanokawa is a first-year middle school student who is left with a “Digivice” from his father. With this device, he is able to see “Digimon.”

After meeting the mischievous “Ganmamon,” who was entrusted to him by his father, Hiro finds himself getting involved in strange happenings. Hologram ghosts, like a “Mouth-sewn Man” who steals time from people and a mummy who abducts people night after night, are targeting humans. Together with Ganmamon and his friends, Hiro enters the strange world of Digimon.

The staff includes Kimitoshi Chioka (World Trigger Season 2 episode director, Digimon Universe: App Monsters storyboarder) and Masato Mitsuka (Digimon Adventure:) as the series directors, Masashi Sogo (Digimon Adventure: scriptwriter, Fairy Tail) as the series composer, Mariko Itō (The Master of Ragnarok & Blesser of Einherjar) as the character designer, Chō Shinozuka (Digimon Adventure: Ending 3 key animator) as the Digimon character designer, and Kow Otani (Wise Man’s Grandchild) as the music composer. 

Other staff include manga artist Tenya Yabuno as the original character designer and Kenji Watanabe (Digimon Adventure: digital monster designer) as the original Digimon character designer. Akiyoshi Hongo is credited as the original creator. Toei Animation is the animation production company.

Meanwhile, the cast includes Mutsumi Tamura as Hiro, Miyuki Sawashiro as Ganmamon, Yū Kobayashi as Ruri Tsukiyono, Kazuya Nakai as Angoramon, Akira Ishida as Kiyoshirō Higashimitarai, and Yū Shimamura as Jellymon.

Source: Digimon Web Twitter

Melvyn originally wanted to write about video games, and he did so for a few years, starting from his college days. He still writes about video games sometimes, but now focuses on anime-related news content and the occasional review. Some of his free time is spent self-learning Japanese, both out of interest in the language and because English-translated light novels and manga are expensive. Every anime season, Melvyn looks forward to discovering new standout episodes and OP/ED animation sequences, as well as learning about the storyboard artists and directors behind them.
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