List of Digimon Adventure 02 episodes
Digimon Adventure 02 is a 50-episode sequel to the 1999 anime series Digimon Adventure. It was created by Toei Animation and aired in Japan on Fuji TV between April 2, 2000, and March 25, 2001. The series was directed by Hiroyuki Kakudō and produced by Keisuke Okuda. Music for Digimon Adventure 02 was composed by Takanori Arisawa, and characters were designed by Katsuyoshi Nakatsuru. The story, set in an alternate timeline of the real world, opens four years after the events of Digimon Adventure with the next generation of DigiDestined children.[Note 1] In their quest to maintain peace in the Digital World, the children battle both new and returning foes. In a 2001 survey published by Japanese anime and entertainment magazine Animage of its readers, Digimon Adventure 02 placed 17th, tied with the 1988 film My Neighbor Totoro, on the list of anime that should be most remembered in the 21st century.
The series has aired in many countries in Asia, Europe, and the Americas in a combination of dubbed and subtitled versions. For example, Mexican public and cable television channels aired both versions of the anime. In the United States, the English dub of Digimon Adventure 02 began airing on Fox Kids on August 19, 2000. Following the discontinuation of the programming block, it aired on ABC Family, Toon Disney, and Disney XD. During its airing on Fox Kids, the series helped push the network into first place during the February 2001 Nielsen ratings sweeps among viewers aged 6–11. The episodes of Digimon Adventure 02 have also been made available digitally through various media outlets. The first 15 episodes were made available for download on IGN's Direct2Drive service in July 2008. The subtitled version of the series has been hosted on the streaming media website Crunchyroll since October 27, 2008. In a digital partnership with Toei, Funimation Entertainment also began streaming the subtitled Digimon Adventure 02 on its online video portal on April 3, 2009. Volume DVDs have been released by Toei in Japan, and boxed sets have been released by Happinet in Japan and by Alliance Entertainment in North America.
In the original Japanese version, the opening theme of the series was "Target: Akai Shōgeki" (ターゲット～赤い衝撃～ Tāgetto: Akai Shōgeki?, lit. "Target: Red Shock") by Kōji Wada. Two ending themes by Ai Maeda (credited as AiM) were used, "Ashita wa Atashi no Kaze ga Fuku" (アシタハアタシノカゼガフク?, lit. "Tomorrow My Wind Will Blow") and "Itsumo Itsudemo" (いつもいつでも?, lit. "Always Whenever"). The English opening reuses the theme song from Digimon Adventure by Paul Gordon.
|No.||Fox Kids title (Original Japanese title translated to English)
Original Japanese title
|Director||Screenwriter||Original airdate||English airdate|
|1||"Enter Flamedramon" ("The One Who Inherits Courage")
"Yūki o Uketsugu Mono" (勇気を受け継ぐ者)
|Hiroyuki Kakudō||Atsushi Maekawa||April 2, 2000||August 19, 2000|
|The digital adventure continues 4 years later when Tai finds his way to the Digiworld when Agumon is in danger.[Note 1] Three new DigiDestined Davis, Yolei, and Cody, receive their Digivices. Izzy finds a portal to the Digiworld which T.K. and Kari along with Davis use to go help Tai. Patamon and Gatomon reunite with T.K. and Kari. Davis scared Veemon, his partner. Veemon armor digivolves into Flamedramon to fight off a Monochromon being controlled by the evil Digimon Emperor.|
|2||"The Digiteam Complete" ("Digigate Opens")
"Dejitaru Gēto Ōpun" (デジタルゲートオープン)
|Atsutoshi Umezawa||Atsushi Maekawa||April 9, 2000||August 19, 2000|
|The original group (with the exception of Mimi) unite to talk about the recent Digiworld crisis. Davis, Yolei, Cody, Sora, Izzy, T.K. and Kari go to the Digital World. Sora and Izzy reunite with Biyomon and Tentomon. Yolei and Cody meet their partners Hawkmon and Armadillomon who armor digivolve into Halsemon and Digmon. Davis and Veemon get captured by the Digimon Emperor, and the others must save him.|
|3||"A New Digitude" ("Digimental Up")
"Dejimentaru Appu" (デジメンタルアップ)
|Takao Yoshizawa||Genki Yoshimura||April 16, 2000||August 26, 2000|
|The group travels once again to the DigiWorld only to be attacked by the Digimon Emperor. As they hide from him, T.K. and Kari discover their own digi-eggs, which allow Gatomon and Patamon to armor digivolve into Nefertimon and Pegasusmon.|
|4||"Iron Vegiemon" ("Digimon Kaiser, King of Darkness")
"Yami no Ō Dejimon Kaizā" (闇の王デジモンカイザー)
|Takenori Kawada||Hiro Masaki||April 23, 2000||August 26, 2000|
|Gabumon is captured after causing an uprising in a Gazimon village. He escapes and gets badly beaten up. Matt and the rest of the new DigiDestined go to the Digiworld to save him. After a battle with RedVegiemon that cracks the nearby Control Spire, Gabumon digivolves to Garurumon and turns the tide of the battle. The Control Spire is destroyed and everyone it controlled is freed.|
|5||"Old Reliable" ("Destroy the Dark Tower")
"Dāku Tawā o Taose" (ダークタワーを倒せ)
|Hiroki Shibata||Reiko Yoshida||April 30, 2000||September 2, 2000|
|Gomamon is now hostage to the Digimon Emperor, so Joe goes with the new DigiDestined to save him. But soon after they come into the Digiworld, Cody gets hurt, and Joe stays to help him. While the others attack the Control Spire, Joe and Cody get attacked by Shellmon and Ebidramon. Digmon defeats and frees Shellmon but is no match for Ebidramon. Luckily, the others destroy the Control Spire in time and Gomamon digivolves to Ikkakumon, frees Digmon and destroys Ebidramon.|
|6||"Family Picnic" ("Dangerous Picnic")
"Kiken na Pikunikku" (危険なピクニック)
|Takahiro Imamura||Yoshio Urasawa||May 7, 2000||September 2, 2000|
|Mimi and the new DigiDestined go to have a picnic in the DigiWorld. But Mimi falls into a hole and, along with Yolei, is separated from the rest of the DigiDestined. They meet Palmon, but are then attacked by the Roachmon brothers, who are under the Digimon Emperor's control. After they trick the Roachmon Brothers into cracking the Control Spire Palmon is able to digivolve into Togemon and they defeat the Roachmon Brothers.|
|7||"Guardian Angel" ("Hikari's Memory")
"Hikari no Kioku" (ヒカリノキオク)
|Hiroyuki Kakudō||Atsushi Maekawa||May 14, 2000||September 9, 2000|
|After trying to destroy a control spire located in a city, Kari is separated from the rest of the group. Davis and T.K. return to rescue her. Kari eventually manages to free Andromon from the dark ring's control and he destroys the Control Spire.|
|8||"Ken's Secret" ("Loneliness of Digimon Kaiser")
"Dejimon Kaizā no Kodoku" (デジモンカイザーの孤独)
|Atsutoshi Umezawa||Satoru Nishizono||May 21, 2000||September 16, 2000|
|Davis' soccer team is playing against genius Ken Ichijouji's team. The DigiDestined later find out that he actually is the Digimon Emperor.|
|9||"The Emperor's New Home" ("Overdrive of the Evil Ring's Magic")
"Ībiru Ringu Maryoku no Bōsō" (イービルリング魔力の暴走)
|Takao Yoshizawa||Genki Yoshimura||May 28, 2000||September 23, 2000|
|Ken runs away from home, preferring to remain in the DigiWorld instead. He captures Agumon, and forces him to dark digivolve, resulting in the uncontrollable SkullGreymon. SkullGreymon ultimately exhausts himself and de-digivolves back to Agumon, but the Emperor gets away with him.|
|10||"The Captive Digimon" ("The Enemy is MetalGreymon")
"Teki wa MetaruGureimon" (敵はメタルグレイモン)
|Takenori Kawada||Hiro Masaki||June 4, 2000||September 30, 2000|
|Ken, angry at his inability to control SkullGreymon, works on his Dark Ring. Wormmon, in the hope that Ken might use him in his experiments, frees Agumon. However, as he reunites with Tai, Ken recaptures him with his new Dark Spiral, and makes him dark digivolve into a viral MetalGreymon and attack the DigiDestined.|
|11||"Storm of Friendship" ("Lightdramon, the Blue Thunder")
"Aoi Inazuma Raidoramon" (青い稲妻ライドラモン)
|Hiroki Shibata||Genki Yoshimura||June 11, 2000||October 7, 2000|
|Just after finding a new digi-egg, the DigiDestined are attacked by Flymon and MetalGreymon, under the control of the Emperor's improved Dark Spiral. Flymon nearly destroys Patamon, but Tentomon manages to find Garurumon who saves him. Davis eventually manage to activate the egg (after confirming his friendship to Veemon). Veemon armor digivolves to Raidramon and he and Garurumon destroy the spiral, freeing Agumon.|
|12||"The Good, the Bad, and the Digi" ("Duel on the Digimon Ranch")
"Dejimon Bokujō no Kettō" (デジモン牧場の決闘)
|Takahiro Imamura||Yoshio Urasawa||June 18, 2000||October 14, 2000|
|Biyomon goes missing and the team (minus T.K. and Kari) ends up in a town straight out of a cowboy film. Starmon, under the control of Ken, puts the DigiDestined in jail, where they find the captured rookie. The girls of the group are promptly freed by Deputymon to go and play cards with him. The boys manage to break out and Veemon digivolves to Flamedramon to fight Starmon. Flamedramon defeats Starmon and sends him flying into the Control Spire, destroying it.|
|13||"His Master's Voice" ("The Call of Dagomon")
"Dagomon no Yobigoe" (ダゴモンの呼び声)
|Hiroyuki Kakudō||Chiaki J. Konaka||June 25, 2000||October 21, 2000|
|Kari is dragged into a world that is neither the real world nor the DigiWorld. T.K., Gatomon, and Patamon follow her, and together they have to fight Airdramon. Patamon digivolves to Pegasusmon and destroys the Control Spire, but is no match for Airdramon, however destroying the Control Spire allows Gatomon to digivolve to Angewomon and she destroys Airdramon. The creatures that brought Kari there try to capture her and take her to their leader, Dagomon, but Angewomon prevents that and they escape. T.K also tells Kari how much he cares for her and Kari returns the favour.|
|14||"The Samurai of Sincerity" ("Shurimon of the Wind")
"Shippū no Shurimon" (疾風のシュリモン)
|Atsutoshi Umezawa||Genki Yoshimura||July 2, 2000||October 28, 2000|
|The new DigiDestined eat at a diner. The owner of the shop, Digitamamon, becomes angry because they do not have any money. Michael and Mimi come into the diner and pay the bill. Later, Digitamamon ends up controlled by a Dark Ring and hurts Mimi. Yolei activates the Digi-Egg of Sincerity armor digivolving Hawkmon to Shurimon (after finally giving Digitamamon the benefit of the doubt and promising to be sincere) to free the ultimate-level.|
|15||"Big Trouble in Little Edo" ("Shurimon's Martial Arts")
"Shurimon Bugeichō" (シュリモン武芸帳)
|Takao Yoshizawa||Atsushi Maekawa||July 16, 2000||November 4, 2000|
|The DigiDestined travel to a town out of the Japanese Edo period. While fleeing the controlled Floramon and Mushroomon, they meet the ruler, ShogunGekomon. Shortly after, Ninjamon puts a spiral on ShogunGekomon and the DigiDestined must stop the rampaging digimon.|
|16||"20,000 Digi-Leagues Under the Sea" ("Escape from the Bottom of the Sea")
"Sabumarimon Kaitei kara no Dasshutsu" (サブマリモン海底からの脱出)
|Takenori Kawada||Hiro Masaki||July 23, 2000||November 4, 2000|
|A MegaSeadramon gets the DigiDestined stuck under an oil platform. Cody admits to being afraid of water, so the others force Cody to get help to overcome his fear. He finds Joe, and they come back to save the rest of the group, who found the Digi-egg of Reliability, Cody's second Digi-egg. Cody can't accept the egg because he lied to his grandfather. But thanks to a pep talk from Joe about some lies that can be helpful, Cody overcomes his self doubt and ends up using the Egg. The others are rescued by Joe and a Whamon while Submarimon and Ikkakumon defeat and free MegaSeadramon. At the end, Submarimon gives Cody a tour of the sea.|
|17||"Ghost of a Chance" ("Odaiba Memorial")
"Odaiba Memoriaru" (お台場メモリアル)
|Hiroki Shibata||Genki Yoshimura||July 30, 2000||November 11, 2000|
|The DigiDestined, both old and new, come together and hold a memorial for the events that took place three years ago. Meanwhile, the TV Network has problems with their cameras and claim there is a ghost haunting the TV System. All the DigiDestined discover the ghost is really Wizardmon. Wizardmon tells them a cryptic message about how to defeat the Digimon Emperor before vanishing.|
|18||"Run Yolei Run" ("Tracking Down the Base of the Kaiser!")
"Kaizā no Kichi o Oe!" (カイザーの基地を追え!)
|Takahiro Imamura||Atsushi Maekawa||August 6, 2000||November 11, 2000|
|The DigiDestined decide to remain in the DigiWorld until they locate Ken's base and so Tai, Matt, and Izzy get Matt's dad to take them on a camping trip to give the others time to complete their task without arousing suspicion. However, it gets complicated when Davis's sister Jun decides to invite herself and decides to follow the group when they leave her behind. Meanwhile Yolei's recklessness causes Hawkmon to be hurt. Kari and Gatomon stay behind with her. Meanwhile, Ken works on creating a Digimon from the body parts of other Digimon.|
|19||"An Old Enemy Returns" ("The Amalgamated Monster")
"Gōsei Majū Kimeramon" (合成魔獣キメラモン)
|Hiroyuki Kakudō||Hiro Masaki||August 13, 2000||November 18, 2000|
|All of the new DigiDestined (except Davis, who cannot fly to the location) sneak into Ken's base. Ken goes into the Dark Whirlpool, even though Wormmon told him not to. Devimon comes out, and T.K. gets angry because of what he did to Patamon long ago and fights Ken. When Ken escapes T.K., he releases his new Digimon, Kimeramon, on the DigiDestined, and they must flee.|
|20||"The Darkness Before Dawn" ("The Miraculous Evolution! Gold Magnamon")
"Chōzetsu Shinka! Ōgon no Magunamon" (超絶進化! 黄金のマグナモン)
|Atsutoshi Umezawa||Reiko Yoshida||August 20, 2000||November 18, 2000|
|Kimeramon soundly defeats the DigiDestined. Wormmon leads Davis and Veemon to the power source of the base. It turns out to be a golden Digi-egg, which Davis uses to golden armor digivolve Veemon to Magnamon.|
|21||"The Crest of Kindness" ("Good-Bye, Ken-chan!")
"Sayonara, Ken-chan…" (サヨナラ、賢ちゃん…)
|Takao Yoshizawa||Atsushi Maekawa||August 27, 2000||November 18, 2000|
|Kimeramon and Magnamon fight. Ken's base explodes, and Wormmon gives all the power he has to help Magnamon defeat Kimeramon. Magnamon destroys Kimeramon, and Ken gets upset because Wormmon is dead like his older brother, Sam. Davis finds the Crest of Kindness on the ground and gives it to Ken, and then tells him to go back to his family. The DigiDestined return back to the real world, just as Davis's sister Jun catches up to the camp site where Matt and the others are.|
|22||"Davis Cries Wolfmon" ("The Courageous Evolution! XV-mon")
"Gōyū Shinka! EkusuBuimon" (豪勇進化! エクスブイモン)
|September 3, 2000||December 2, 2000|
|The DigiDestined return to the DigiWorld to help the Digimon with their reconstruction. While there, Davis, in an effort to catch Kari's attention, wants Veemon to digivolve naturally (without an armor digiegg) like Patamon. His effort only manages to anger a Tortomon that chases them across the land. Veemon digivolves to ExVeemon to fight him off.|
|23||"Genesis of Evil" ("When the Digivice is Tainted by Darkness")
"Dejivaisu ga Yami ni Somaru Toki" (デジヴァイスが闇に染まる時)
|September 10, 2000||December 2, 2000|
|Ken reminisces about his brother Sam, his digivice, an email he got, and when he first went into the DigiWorld (despite his temporary amnesia in the real world). He goes looking for Wormmon, and finds his baby form, Leafmon, in Primary Village.|
|24||"If I had a Tail Hammer" ("Ankylomon – Warrior of the Earth")
"Daichi no Sōkō Ankiromon" (大地の装甲アンキロモン)
|September 17, 2000||December 9, 2000|
|Davis, Kari, and T.K. find that their Digimon can't Digivolve naturally anymore, even though the control spires were seemingly eliminated along with the Digimon Emperor. Cody is attacked by Thundermon, leading to Armadillomon's unexpected digivolution into Ankylomon. Ken sees a strange woman in his room that won't tell him her name. The DigiDestined are in doubt when Thundermon is killed by Ken and a mysterious Digimon.|
|25||"Spirit Needle" ("Aquilamon – The Knight of the Sky")
"Ōzora no Kishi Akuiramon" (大空の騎士アクィラモン)
|September 24, 2000||December 9, 2000|
|The strange woman changes control spires into Digimon. She turns one into a Golemon who tries to destroy a dam. The DigiDestined cannot destroy Golemon and are forced to get Ken and Stingmon's (Wormmon's Champion form) help to destroy Golemon. After learning about the control spires and that she was wrong about Ken from Palmon who witnessed the truth, Yolei is able to help Hawkmon digivolve into Aquilamon who destroys Golemon.|
|26||"United We Stand" ("Jogress Evolve Now, Hearts Together as One")
"Joguresu Shinka Ima, Kokoro o Hitotsu ni" (ジョグレス進化 今、心をひとつに)
|October 1, 2000||February 3, 2001|
|The DigiDestined see that Ken's base is about to explode. Okuwamon, a Digimon made from 10 control spires, attacks the DigiDestined. Ken comes, and Davis talks about friendship. Suddenly, ExVeemon and Stingmon DNA digivolve to 'Paildramon'.|
|27||"Fusion Confusion" ("The Unparalleled Union! Paildramon")
"Muteki Gattai! Pairudoramon" (無敵合体! パイルドラモン)
|October 8, 2000||February 3, 2001|
|Paildramon and Okuwamon continue fighting and Paildramon ultimately destroys Okuwamon. Ken puts his crest of kindness into a slot in the base, but it does not do anything. Paildramon destroys the base entirely, and Izzy explains DNA digivolving and the story of how the original DigiDestined gave up the powers of their crests, which is why their Digimon can't digivolve to ultimate level anymore.|
|28||"The Insect Master's Trap" ("Trap of the Bug Charmer!!")
"Konchū Tsukai no Wana!!" (昆虫使いの罠!!)
|October 15, 2000||February 3, 2001|
|The DigiDestined arrive at the giant Giga House, where the strange woman lies in wait. As they draw closer to her, the group is attacked by different kinds of insect digimon. When they find the spider woman, however, she uses her flute to take control of Stingmon and Digmon as well.|
|29||"Arukenimon's Tangled Web" ("Arukenimon, the Mistake of the Spider Woman")
"Arukenimon Kumojo no Misu" (アルケニモン 蜘蛛女のミス)
|October 22, 2000||February 10, 2001|
|Yolei creates a counter to the strange woman's music (because she worked with Matt's band). She transforms into a Digimon called Arukenimon and a fight breaks. As the gang is about to defeat her, another digimon, Mummymon, sweeps in to save her.|
|30||"Ultimate Anti-Hero" ("BlackWarGreymon, Dark Ultimate Form")
"Ankoku Kyūkyokutai BurakkuWōGureimon" (暗黒究極体ブラックウォーグレイモン)
|October 29, 2000||February 10, 2001|
|While Cody's doubts towards Ken causes Ken to leave the group, Mummymon and Arukenimon combine 100 control spires to create BlackWarGreymon. Even after Yolei brings Ken back to the group so they could form Paildramon, BlackWarGreymon effortlessly defeats the DigiDestined, but refuses to finish the job, and instead leaves Mummymon and Arukenimon, to search for a "worthy opponent."|
|31||"Opposites Attract" ("Silphymon – The Storm of Love")
"Ai no Arashi Shirufīmon" (愛の嵐シルフィーモン)
|November 5, 2000||February 17, 2001|
|While searching for Gatomon's tail ring, Yolei, Kari, Ken, and their Digimon stumble into the Dark Ocean. When they are attacked by Blossomon, another of Arukenimon's creations, Gatomon and Aquilamon DNA digivolve into 'Silphymon' (only after Yolei slaps Kari in the face, something Kari did earlier in the episode) and destroys Blossomon, freeing them. However, they do not find the Tail Ring.|
|32||"If I Only had a Heart" ("Mysterious Ruins, Holy Stone")
"Nazo no Iseki Hōrī Sutōn" (謎の遺跡ホーリーストーン)
|November 12, 2000||February 17, 2001|
|BlackWarGreymon has a discussion about life with Agumon. Arukenimon and Mummymon turn their attention to the fabled Destiny Stone, destroying one and somehow causing BlackWarGreymon great pain in the process.|
|33||"A Chance Encounter" ("Miyako in Kyoto Today")
"Kyō no Miyako wa Kyō no Miyako" (今日のミヤコは京の都)
|November 19, 2000||February 24, 2001|
|Yolei, while on a school trip, encounters BlackWarGreymon and several other Digimon in the real world after the mega just destroyed a second Destiny Stone. Ken brings her Poromon, who helps her to combat the Digimon until they are suddenly brought back to the Digital World after Yolei and Hawkmon defeat Musyamon and return him there through a laptop.|
|34||"Destiny in Doubt" ("Protect the Holy Stones")
"Hōrī Pointo o Mamore" (ホーリーポイントを守れ)
|November 26, 2000||February 24, 2001|
|When BlackWarGreymon destroy the third stone, a Digimon briefly appears and BlackWarGreymon becomes convinced that this is his worthy opponent. At the next site, despite Angemon digivolving to MagnaAngemon after he touches the Stone, the DigiDestined lose the battle, although MagnaAngemon nearly succeeds but fails due to the destruction of the stone and his power source. Gabumon tells the children about Agumon's discussion with their foe.|
|35||"Cody Takes a Stand" ("Assault on BlackWarGreymon")
"Bakushin! BurakkuWōGureimon" (爆進! ブラックウォーグレイモン)
|December 3, 2000||March 3, 2001|
|Cody, worried about T.K., goes to see Matt, who tells him about how T.K. still carries the scars from the battle against Devimon. BlackWarGreymon destroys one of the final two destiny stones.|
|36||"Stone Soup" ("The Steel Angel – Shakkoumon")
"Hagane no Tenshi Shakkoumon" (鋼の天使シャッコウモン)
|December 10, 2000||March 10, 2001|
|The DigiDestined head out to eat at another Digitamamon restaurant. Arukenimon and Mummymon are already there, badgering the Digimon to tell them what his soup recipe is. When he refuses, they look for themselves, and discover the final destiny stone in the soup springs. When BlackWarGreymon shows up, Angemon and Ankylomon DNA digivolve into 'Shakkoumon', and the episode ends.|
|37||"Kyoto Dragon" ("Gigantic Ultimate Form – Qinglongmon")
"Kyodai Kyūkyokutai Chinronmon" (巨大究極体チンロンモン)
|December 17, 2000||March 17, 2001|
|While the DNA digivolved Digimon hold off BlackWarGreymon, Davis gets the idea of moving the last Destiny Stone with the D3s. Instead of moving it, this summons Azulongmon, the Digimon that appeared as earlier destiny stones were destroyed. BlackWarGreymon attacks Azulongmon but quickly is shoved off, and leaves. After explaining many such things as the true purpose of the control spires and armor digivolving, Azulongmon warns the group about their true enemy, the one controlling Arukenimon and Mummymon. Davis sees a control spire in the real world.|
|38||"A Very Digi-Christmas" ("Holy Night the Big Digimon Reunion!")
"Horī Naito Dejimon Daishūgō!" (ホーリーナイト デジモン大集合!)
|December 24, 2000||March 24, 2001|
|As Christmas approaches, the DigiDestined take on a festive mood. Ken goes so far as to throw a party (the first time he was truly happy in a long time). The younger group brings the Digimon partners of the original DigiDestined into the real world. Unfortunately a group of rogue Digimon ruin Matt's concert and both groups of DigiDestined team up to stop it. After most of the Digimon are sent back through Izzy's laptop, Paildramon, Silphymon and Shakkoumon finish the job and the DigiDestined rejoice believing its over. However, their holiday cheer ends when control spires and rampaging Digimon appear worldwide.|
|39||"Dramon Power" ("All DigiDestined, In Action! Imperialdramon!")
"Zen'in Shutsudō! Inperiarudoramon" (全員出動! インペリアルドラモン)
|January 7, 2001||March 31, 2001|
|The DigiDestined receive one of Azulongmon's Digicores, which results in Paildramon mega digivolving into '''Imperialdramon''', who helps them to join the other DigiDestined worldwide. It also restores the original 8's ability to go to ultimate level. Also, all of the Digimon in Japan are sent back by Ken and Davis who team up after Davis and Raidramon rescue Ken from one of the Digimon, Triceramon.|
|40||"Digimon World Tour, Part 1" ("New York, Hong Kong Super Melee!")
"Nyū Yōku Honkon Daikonsen!" (ニューヨーク香港大混戦!)
|January 14, 2001||April 7, 2001|
|The Japanese DigiDestined split up. Mimi and Davis team up with the American DigiDestined, while Kari and Izzy go to help those in Hong Kong.|
|41||"Digimon World Tour, Part 2" ("Coral and Versailles, the Rebel Fight")
"Sango to Berusaiyu Dairansen!" (サンゴとベルサイユ大乱戦!)
|January 21, 2001||April 14, 2001|
|In Australia, Cody and Joe meet with Derek to fight marine Digimon. In Paris, T.K. and Tai receive help from T.K.'s grandfather to save a French DigiDestined held in Versailles.|
|42||"Digimon World Tour, Part 3" ("Love and Borscht, The Ferocious Battle")
"Koi to Borushichi Daigekisen!" (恋とボルシチ大激戦!)
|January 28, 2001||April 21, 2001|
|Ken and Matt help out a Mexican DigiDestined, while Sora and Yolei helped those in Russia and Siberia. Yolei and Sora are successful in Russia, but the conditions in Siberia prove too much for them and they lose. Before anything bad can happen to them, they're rescued by Imperialdramon who returns to bring them home and discovers them in trouble. They all return back to Japan, just in time for Christmas. However, Arukenimon is still up to something.|
|43||"Invasion of the Daemon Corps" ("Onslaught of the Daemon Army")
"Dēmon Gundan no Shūrai" (デーモン軍団の襲来)
|February 4, 2001||April 28, 2001|
|A new enemy, Daemon, appears, along with his followers. With the aid of Azulongmon's power given up by the older Digimon, Imperialdramon triumphs against SkullSatamon by mode changing into his '''''Fighter Mode''''' thanks to the old DigiDestined Digimon sacrificing their power to go Ultimate and returning to the DigiWorld. Unfortunately, Fighter Mode has no choice but to destroy SkullSatamon, something the new DigiDestined deeply regret.|
|44||"Dark Sun, Dark Spore" ("The Deadly Battle Against the Dark Digimon")
"Ankoku Dejimon to no Shitō" (暗黒デジモンとの死闘)
|February 11, 2001||April 28, 2001|
|Yukio Oikawa and his cronies kidnap Ken, and use his Dark Spore to create new ones to implant in gathered children. Meanwhile, Daemon's servants engage the DigiDestined, and, in order to win, the DigiDestined must kill both of them.|
|45||"The Dark Gate" ("The Gate of Darkness")
"Ankoku no Gēto" (暗黒のゲート)
|February 18, 2001||May 5, 2001|
|Oikawa, having no more use for Ken, attempts to hand him off to Daemon, however, Davis intervenes. The other DigiDestined arrive, and with their help, Ken is able to open a gate to the Dark Ocean and send Daemon through it.|
|46||"Duel of the WarGreymon" ("BlackWarGreymon vs. WarGreymon")
"BurakkuWōGureimon VS WōGureimon" (ブラックウォーグレイモンVSウォーグレイモン)
|February 25, 2001||May 5, 2001|
|BlackWarGreymon confronts Oikawa, who tells him the truth about his creation. The Digimon tries to destroy Oikawa, but is stopped by both WarGreymon (which was the result of another power boost Agumon received from Azulongmon) and Imperialdramon. After a fierce battle, they plead with BlackWarGreymon to befriend them.|
|47||"BlackWarGreymon's Destiny" ("The Seal of BlackWarGreymon")
"BurakkuWōGureimon no Fūin" (ブラックウォーグレイモンの封印)
|March 4, 2001||May 12, 2001|
|One of the children's Dark Spores grows into a Dark Flower, which is harvested by Oikawa despite the DigiDestined's best efforts to stop him. Cody's grandfather tries to convince Oikawa to give up villainy, but fails. Before Oikawa can kill him, however, BlackWarGreymon takes the fatal blast. The dying mega uses the last remnants of power to seal the digital gate at Highton View Terrace. Also, its revealed that Oikawa is actually possessed by a dark force, one that BlackWarGreymon recognizes but doesn't identify before his death.|
|48||"Oikawa's Shame" ("The Terror of BelailVamdemon")
"Kyōfu! BeriraruVandemon" (恐怖! ベリアルヴァンデモン)
|March 11, 2001||May 12, 2001|
|Oikawa and the children infected with the Dark Spores try to go to the DigiWorld, but, due to BlackWarGreymon's sealing of the gate, travel to a different world. There, the force possessing him reveals itself and Gatomon realizes who it is when she hears its voice as its one that still haunts her: Myotismon! He is the one behind everything that happened to the new DigiDestined (except for Daemon, whom he seems to dismiss as an amateur). He is reborn as MaloMyotismon using the power of the children's Dark Spores, and destroys Arukenimon and Mummymon out of sheer cruelty.|
|49||"The Last Temptation of the DigiDestined" ("The Last Armor Evolution")
"Saigo no Āmā Shinka" (最後のアーマー進化)
|March 18, 2001||May 19, 2001|
|MaloMyotismon tempts the DigiDestined with illusions of their dreams coming true, but Davis, whose dream was that ExVeemon could grow more powerful to defeat the villain, guides them out. The others follow his example, causing the Digimon to evolve into all their forms at once. Unfortunately, the final attack of all the Digimon blows MaloMyotismon into the DigiWorld where he grows more powerful than ever by absorbing the darkness there. He starts to cover both worlds in darkness.|
|50||"A Million Points of Light" ("Our Digital World")
"Bokura no Dejitaru Wārudo" (ぼくらのデジタルワールド)
|March 25, 2001||May 19, 2001|
|The six DigiDestined, assisted by DigiDestined all over the world and Oikawa's gathered children, destroy MaloMyotismon by revealing their hopes and dreams which weaken him so much that he becomes a spirit. Everyone gives Imperialdramon Fighter Mode their power and he destroys MaloMyotismon's spirit forever with his Giga Crusher attack. Oikawa is left dying in the dream dimension and uses the power of the dimension to help restore the DigiWorld to its original state. Twenty-five years later, when everyone in the Real World has a Digimon partner, both groups of DigiDestined are grown and their children now hold the responsibility of protecting the worlds.|
Toei Video, the distribution arm of Toei Animation, released a total of 12 DVD compilations of Digimon Adventure 02 in Japan between January 21 and December 7, 2001. The series was also released as a 9-disc boxed set on December 22, 2006, by Happinet Pictures.
|Toei Video DVD releases|
|1||January 21, 2001||1||4||7||July 21, 2001||1||4|
|2||February 21, 2001||1||4||8||August 10, 2001||1||4|
|3||March 21, 2001||1||4||9||September 21, 2001||1||4|
|4||April 21, 2001||1||4||10||October 21, 2001||1||4|
|5||May 21, 2001||1||4||11||November 11, 2001||1||5|
|6||June 21, 2001||1||4||12||December 7, 2001||1||5|
North American release
New Video Group released the season on March 26, 2013.
- Digimon Digital Monsters Volume 4 (Episodes 1- 21)
- Digimon Digital Monsters Volume 5 (Episodes 22- 37)
- Digimon Digital Monsters Volume 6 (Episodes 38- 50)
Two collections of the season (each containing 25 episodes) are to be released by Madman Entertainment. The first collection was released on 5 December, 2012 with the second collection been released in 2013.
|1||5 December 2012||25 (1-25)|
|2||17 April 2013||25 (26-50)|
- In the original Japanese release, only three years have passed since the events of Digimon Adventure. All events in the series, henceforth, differ by one year between the English and Japanese versions.
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