Cartoon Network is set to air “Digimon Adventure” produced by Toei Animation for the first time in several regional languages – Hindi, Tamil and Telugu, starting October 24 and then Monday through Friday at 8 p.m.
“Digimon Adventure” follows the story of a fifth grader – Taichi Yagami, who, on his way to rescue his mother and sister, suddenly finds himself in the digital world. This unexplored virtual space where things are not what they seem is on the other side of the network and the realm with its creatures unknown to mankind. The adventures begin when Taichi and his six “chosen” friends, aided by seven Digimons, or digital monsters, navigate the unpredictable and dangerous digital world, trying to escape to return home. ‘Digimon Adventure:’ is action-packed from start to finish, and audiences will retrace the journey with their heroes – both human and Digimon – in a world that is both real and highly imagined.
The show’s main characters are popular Hindi voiceovers, including Vaibhav Thakkar for protagonist Taichi, Dev Singha for fierce digimon Agumon, Sriparna Chaterjee for young computer whiz Koshiro, Neshma Chamburkar for Taichi’s mother Yuuko Kamiya and Pooja Punjabi for the best of Taichi. friend Sora.
Speaking of the launch of the show, Uttam Pal Singh, Children’s Group Manager, South Asia, Warner Bros.. Discovery, says, “Cartoon Network led the way by being the first channel to bring Japanese anime content in local dubs to South Asia. After the overwhelming success of “Dragon Ball Super”, we are excited to bring fans a new addition to the versatile genre with “Digimon Adventure:” in three local languages, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.We’re sure this latest addition with its gripping narrative and world-class animation will be another instant favorite.
Starting October 11, Cartoon Network’s social media channels will showcase the characters and their powers through a series of fun posts and engaging content giving fans plenty of social moments to show off their fandom. Additionally, as part of the launch campaign, the channel will invite young fans to participate in the #DigiQuest – a watch-and-win contest with exciting rewards.