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** A sequel called ''Digimon: Force Three'' was pitched with the release of the original planned digivice, taking place 100 years after the events of ''Frontier'' in where the Digital World was split into three factions. Pretty much nothing came of it afterwards.

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** A sequel called ''Digimon: Force Three'' was pitched by Bandai USA with the release of the original planned digivice, taking place 100 years after the events of ''Frontier'' in where the Digital World was split into three factions. Pretty much nothing came of it afterwards.

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** This [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZMxOKzeIjE video]] reveals that the original idea was very different from what came out along with various concept art of the digimon. Notable examples include:
*** The plot is supposed to be a tournament story that employs VR, with the main gimmick being a FusionDance between human outside the stadium and digimon chosen as an avatar like what happened in the last third of ''Tamers'' to do battle with other combatants who done the same thing.
*** Agnimon wasn't the initial name. Not only that, some of the other digimon started out very differently from their finished counterparts.
*** Digivices are originally composed of three separate digivices called "Hyper", "Armor" and "Fusion".
*** Hippogriffomon was meant to show up in the series proper as an antagonist, not just the NonSerialMovie.
** A sequel called ''Digimon: Force Three'' was pitched with the release of the original planned digivice, taking place 100 years after the events of ''Frontier'' in where the Digital World was split into three factions. Pretty much nothing came of it afterwards.
* WorkingTitle: ''Digimon Scanners''

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** In the Italian dub, the first voice actor for Agunimon, Maurizio Romano, died after the first ten episodes and was replaced by Danilo Di Martino for the remainder of the series.


* RefittedForSequel: The idea of the digimon combining human and animal forms was originally created as a Digimental stage in ''Anime/Digimon02'', but the producers abandoned it in one of the plot's many rewrites. Sagittarimon, who might have been included in ''Frontier'' as a nod, was one of the designed candidates and can be quickly recognized as a centauroid fusion of Flamedramon and Raidramon from ''02''.

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* RefittedForSequel: The idea of the digimon combining human and animal forms was originally created as a Digimental stage in ''Anime/Digimon02'', ''Anime/DigimonAdventure02'', but the producers abandoned it in one of the plot's many rewrites. Sagittarimon, who might have been included in ''Frontier'' as a nod, was one of the designed candidates and can be quickly recognized as a centauroid fusion of Flamedramon and Raidramon from ''02''.

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* RefittedForSequel: The idea of the digimon combining human and animal forms was originally created as a Digimental stage in ''Anime/Digimon02'', but the producers abandoned it in one of the plot's many rewrites. Sagittarimon, who might have been included in ''Frontier'' as a nod, was one of the designed candidates and can be quickly recognized as a centauroid fusion of Flamedramon and Raidramon from ''02''.


* CreatorBacklash: ''Anime/DigimonSavers'' might have actually [[TakeThat taken a pot shot]] at ''Frontier'' with the [[ThePsychoRangers Bio-Hybrid Trio]]. Just like the heroes of this season, they turned into Digimon instead of being partnered with them - only they were the bad guys, and they worked for Kurata, the former detail [[Main/SkewedPriorities notably irking that season's heroes more]] than [[OmnicidalManiac the latter]]. It's hard not to see that as SelfDeprecation aimed at ''Frontier''.


* CastTheRunnerUp: Creator/CrispinFreeman was originally considered for Koji in the English dub, but ended up voicing Koichi instead.



** Creator/CrispinFreeman was originally considered for Koji in the English dub, but wound up playing Koichi instead. He would end up voicing the Lancer next season.

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** Creator/CrispinFreeman was originally considered for Koji in the English dub, [[CastTheRunnerUp but wound up playing Koichi instead. instead]]. He would end up voicing the Lancer TheLancer next season.


* ChannelHop: Because of the fact that Disney bought out Creator/FoxKids/Saban a year prior, this one ended up airing on Creator/ABCFamily and in the last season of Disney's weekday/sunday block on Creator/{{UPN}} stations, ''Disney's One Too'' (a spinoff of ''Creator/OneSaturdayMorning'' over on Creator/{{ABC}}, though by this time it had dropped that name.) It likely didn't get onto ABC because Disney was contractually obligated to dub this season, and had no interest in the show otherwise; indeed, their primary goal was the acquisition of Creator/ABCFamily, and it actually got promotion there (Disney didn't bother to make promos for UPN stations to use).
* CreatorBacklash: ''Anime/DigimonSavers'' might have actually [[TakeThat taken a pot shot]] at ''Frontier'' with the [[PsychoRangers Bio-Hybrid Trio]]. Just like the heroes of this season, they turned into Digimon instead of being partnered with them - only they were the bad guys, and they worked for Kurata, the former detail [[Main/SkewedPriorities notably irking that season's heroes more]] than [[OmnicidalManiac the latter]]. It's hard not to see that as SelfDeprecation aimed at ''Frontier''.

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* ChannelHop: Because of the fact that Disney bought out Creator/FoxKids/Saban a year prior, this one ended up airing on Creator/ABCFamily and in the last season of Disney's weekday/sunday block on Creator/{{UPN}} stations, ''Disney's One Too'' (a spinoff of ''Creator/OneSaturdayMorning'' over on Creator/{{ABC}}, though by this time it had dropped that name.) name). It likely didn't get onto ABC because Disney was contractually obligated to dub this season, and had no interest in the show otherwise; indeed, their primary goal was the acquisition of Creator/ABCFamily, and it actually got promotion there (Disney didn't bother to make promos for UPN stations to use).
* CreatorBacklash: ''Anime/DigimonSavers'' might have actually [[TakeThat taken a pot shot]] at ''Frontier'' with the [[PsychoRangers [[ThePsychoRangers Bio-Hybrid Trio]]. Just like the heroes of this season, they turned into Digimon instead of being partnered with them - only they were the bad guys, and they worked for Kurata, the former detail [[Main/SkewedPriorities notably irking that season's heroes more]] than [[OmnicidalManiac the latter]]. It's hard not to see that as SelfDeprecation aimed at ''Frontier''.



** The manga adaptation only saw English release in, of all places, Australia, and was not translated by Tokyopop, evident from the wildly inaccurate mistranslations and misnaming.

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** The manga adaptation only saw an English release in, of all places, Australia, and was not translated by Tokyopop, evident from the wildly inaccurate mistranslations and misnaming.


** Creator/CrispinFreeman was originally considered for Koji in the English dub, but wound up playing Koichi instead.

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** Creator/CrispinFreeman was originally considered for Koji in the English dub, but wound up playing Koichi instead. He would end up voicing the Lancer next season.


* CastingGag: Some of the English dub actors in ''Frontier'' had appeared in some of the older entries of the series.
** From the main children, Creator/SteveBlum (Guilmon, Kenta, and Yamaki in ''Anime/DigimonTamers'') is J.P., Creator/SteveStaley (Ryo in ''Tamers'') is Kouji, and Michael Reisz (Matt in ''Anime/DigimonAdventure'') is Takuya (however, he isn't voicing [=EmprerorGreymon=], whose duty was given to Creator/DaveWittenberg, Henry in ''Tamers''[[note]]Wittenberg [[TheOtherDarrin voices Takuya in the movie]], too[[/note]]).
** The extra four kids with Angemon are voiced by Joshua "[[Anime/DigimonAdventure Tai]]" Seth as Teppei, Brad "[[Anime/DigimonTamers Kazu]]" [=MacDonald=] as Katsuharu, Tifanie "[[Anime/DigimonAdventure02 Yolei]]" Christun as Chiaki, and Brian "[[Anime/DigimonAdventure02 Davis]]" Donovan as Teruo. Dave Mallow reprises his voice role from ''Anime/DigimonAdventure'' as (a [[{{Expy}} different]]) Angemon.
** Creator/MonaMarshall ([[Anime/DigimonAdventure Izzy]]) is the BigBad and [[Anime/DigimonSavers not for the last time either]]!
** Creator/MaryElizabethMcGlynn, was given the opportunity to play a larger role than just a digivice shouting "Digivolution" (or "Matrix Digivolution", like she also did in ''Tamers''), leading her to voice Ophanimon.
** There's an interesting case related to Cherubimon's voice actors. Paul St. Peter voiced Diaboromon in ''Anime/DigimonTheMovie'', and by extension, the Diaboromon-infected ([[DubText at least in America]]) Kokomon, and Cherubimon (Kokomon's highest form), and he is later casted as the first ''Frontier'' BigBad, Cherubimon. When he returns to Lopmon, St. Peter is taken over by Creator/MichelleRuff, who was ''Tamers''[='=] Lopmon, in a similar "former agent of darkness reverted to friendly" setting.
** And much like the aforementioned Brian Donovan did in ''Tamers'', Melissa Fahn does the narration in ''Frontier'' in her Rika voice from ''Tamers''. When she leaves, Brian Beacock continues the narration as Bokomon.


* TheOtherDarrin: Due to fear of damaging his voice from all of the [[ScreamingWarrior shouting]], Michael Reisz, Takuya's English voice actor, refused to voice [=EmperorGreymon=], giving the job to Creator/DaveWittenberg instead... only for there to be not nearly as much shouting for [=EmperorGreymon=]'s scenes. Wittenberg also replaced Reisz as Takuya for the movie.

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* TheOtherDarrin: TheOtherDarrin:
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Due to fear of damaging his voice from all of the [[ScreamingWarrior shouting]], Michael Reisz, Takuya's English voice actor, refused to voice [=EmperorGreymon=], giving the job to Creator/DaveWittenberg instead... only for there to be not nearly as much shouting for [=EmperorGreymon=]'s scenes. Wittenberg also replaced Reisz as Takuya for the movie.


** And much like the aforementioned Brian Donovan did in ''Tamers'', Melissa Fahn does the narration in ''Frontier'' in her Rika voice from ''Tamers''.

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** And much like the aforementioned Brian Donovan did in ''Tamers'', Melissa Fahn does the narration in ''Frontier'' in her Rika voice from ''Tamers''. When she leaves, Brian Beacock continues the narration as Bokomon.


* CreatorBacklash: ''Anime/DigimonSavers'' might have actually [[TakeThat taken a pot shot]] at ''Frontier'' with the [[PsychoRangers Bio-Hybrid Trio]]. Just like the heroes of this season, they turned into Digimon instead of being partnered with them - only they were the bad guys, and they worked for Kurata. It's hard not to see that as SelfDeprecation aimed at ''Frontier'', especially given ''Data Squad's'' heroes are notably more concerned with the former than the latter when this is revealed.

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* CreatorBacklash: ''Anime/DigimonSavers'' might have actually [[TakeThat taken a pot shot]] at ''Frontier'' with the [[PsychoRangers Bio-Hybrid Trio]]. Just like the heroes of this season, they turned into Digimon instead of being partnered with them - only they were the bad guys, and they worked for Kurata. Kurata, the former detail [[Main/SkewedPriorities notably irking that season's heroes more]] than [[OmnicidalManiac the latter]]. It's hard not to see that as SelfDeprecation aimed at ''Frontier'', especially given ''Data Squad's'' heroes are notably more concerned with the former than the latter when this is revealed.''Frontier''.


* CreatorBacklash: ''Anime/DigimonSavers'' might have actually [[TakeThat taken a pot shot]] at ''Frontier'' with the [[PsychoRangers Bio-Hybrid Trio]]. Just like the heroes of this season, they turned into digimon instead of being partnered with them - only they were the bad guys, and they worked for Kurata. It's hard not to see that as SelfDeprecation aimed at ''Frontier''.

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* CreatorBacklash: ''Anime/DigimonSavers'' might have actually [[TakeThat taken a pot shot]] at ''Frontier'' with the [[PsychoRangers Bio-Hybrid Trio]]. Just like the heroes of this season, they turned into digimon Digimon instead of being partnered with them - only they were the bad guys, and they worked for Kurata. It's hard not to see that as SelfDeprecation aimed at ''Frontier''.''Frontier'', especially given ''Data Squad's'' heroes are notably more concerned with the former than the latter when this is revealed.


* ChannelHop: Because of the fact that Disney bought out Creator/FoxKids/Saban a year prior, this one ended up airing on Creator/ABCFamily and in the last season of Disney's weekday/sunday block on Creator/{{UPN}} stations, ''Disney's One Too'' (a spinoff of ''Creator/OneSaturdayMorning'' over on Creator/{{ABC}}, though by this time it had dropped that name.) It likely didn't get onto ABC because Disney was contractually obligated to dub this season, and had no interest in the show otherwise; indeed, their primary goal was the acquisition of Creator/ABCFamily, and it actually got promotion there (Disney didn't bother to make promos for UPN stations to use).



* ChannelHop: Because of the fact that Disney bought out Creator/FoxKids/Saban a year prior, this one ended up airing on Creator/ABCFamily and in the last season of Disney's weekday/sunday block on Creator/{{UPN}} stations, ''Disney's One Too'' (a spinoff of ''Creator/OneSaturdayMorning'' over on Creator/{{ABC}}, though by this time it had dropped that name.) It likely didn't get onto ABC because Disney was contractually obligated to dub this season, and had no interest in the show otherwise; indeed, their primary goal was the acquisition of Creator/ABCFamily, and it actually got promotion there (Disney didn't bother to make promos for UPN stations to use).

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