Recap / Digimon Tamers E 47 Save Dukemon Grani Scramble

Culumon is still unable to get a response out of Juri, to his dismay. He tries to get Beelzebumon to wake up to help, and although the mention of his name causes Juri to stir, she only sinks deeper into despair as she remembers Leomonís death. As she recalls Leomonís final words of his death being ďfateĒ, it brings to mind another memory: the death of her biological mother and her father also calling it ďfateĒ. The memory quickly transforms into a twisted vision of the doctors - and, soon, herself and her Hand Puppet - transforming into monsters and tormenting her about fate.

Takatoís father drives the other kids towards Hypnos headquarters to keep them safe from the expanding D-Reaper, while Justimon continues to fight off the Agents. At Hypnos, Daisy creates some modifications to the Ark that had brought the kids home, imbuing it with add-ons made of the virtual metal ďChrome DigizoidĒ. The Wild Bunch and Yamaki name it ďZERO-ARMS: GraniĒ.

When the kids arrive at headquarters, Shibumi borrows Jianís Ark in order to use it to Realize Grani. With an explanation of how Realization works, which involves a bit of quantum mechanics, he reveals that the Ark is what allows Realized things to have a physical form.

Guilmon comes upon Juriís depressed parents, while Megumi and Jiangyu show Hirokazu and Kenta the original form of the D-Reaper. Shaochung tells Jiangyu about how Culumon and Beelzebumon went inside the core sphere, and Curly and Dolphin speculate that it could be similar to the D-Reaperís brain. They wonder if they can take down the entire D-Reaper by attacking it, but Takato, knowing that Juri must be inside there, canít allow that.

Takato speaks with Juriís father Hajimenote , telling him not to be mad at Juri. Tadashi only says nothing and departs.

Justimon continues fighting against the Agents, with Ryou trying to get him to hold back when the fight gets futile while Cyberdramon insists on keeping it up. At Hypnos, Juriís stepmother feels insecure about her position, and as Ruki watches over her talking with her mother, she realizes that sheíd taken Juriís happy faÁade for granted.

Hajime turns out to have stolen one of the Hypnos vans in the hopes of saving his daughter from the D-Reaper. Once he gets to the D-Reaperís surface, heís only able to call for Juri, but Juri is unresponsive even when Culumon hears him.

Hajime blames himself for not having been a good enough father, especially since heíd coldly told her to come home by herself for having run off and had in fact rejected her stepmotherís offer to get her. A D-Reaper agent begins to taunt Hajime, taking on Juriís voice, repeating the word ďfateĒ over and over, and analyzing what it knows of Hajime from Juriís memories. When Hajime offers himself in place of Juri, the D-Reaper deems this to be contradictory to how Juri remembers him.

The D-Reaperís agent retreats, but Hajime pursues it and Ruki matrix evolves with Renamon to Sakuyamon in order to stop it from hurting him. Culumon recognizes Hajime as Juriís father, which barely elicits a reaction out of Juri. This causes the D-Reaper to actively scan her memory, which incenses Takato enough that he matrix evolves with Guilmon to Dukemon.

The Wild Bunch wonders why the D-Reaper is so fascinated with the prospect of a relationship between a parent and a child, and Shibumi theorizes that it must be afraid of something it doesnít know. Terriermon gets impatient, wanting to help fight with the others, but Shibumi tells him to wait as the progress of Graniís transfer reaches 70%.

Justimon joins the fight against the D-Reaper agent, but together, Dukemon, Sakuyamon, and Justimon are ineffective against its power. Culumon cheers them on, but Juri has lost all hope, saying that itís all useless because of fate.

As the D-Reaper parrots Juriís declaration of ďfateĒ, Ruki declares that they can change fate, and Hajime has the van slam into the agentís foot. This causes the D-Reaper to release Dukemon, Sakuyamon, and Justimon, but also to turn on Hajime. Dukemon manages to save Hajime at the cost of being tangled up himself. Fortunately, Guardromon and Justimon bail him out.

More D-Reaper agents arrive, shooting at the Digimon in large masses. The agents come in large numbers, and Takato realizes that they have to defeat the large one at the center. As they fight, Grani manages to Realize with the help of Shibumi slashing a Blue Card across Jianís Ark. However, Grani doesnít fully materialize until it receives some of Dukemonís energy, giving it a crimson-colored paint job and allowing it to become a vessel for Dukemon to ride on.

Now with Grani assisting him, Dukemon effortlessly slashes the Agents away. He successfully defeats the center Agent, and the Guilmon side of Dukemon identifies Grani as the Ark that had helped them.

After Dukemon splits again into Guilmon and Takato, Takato again tries to call to Juri, who manages to hear Takatoís voice. Takato promises that heíll definitely save her as the others stand behind him.