Digimon and Other Characters from the Digital World
- Voiced by: Joji Yanaminote / Hiroaki Hiratanote (JP), Mike Reynolds (EN, old), Jeff Nimoy (EN, young, regular voice), Steve Blum (EN, young, last episode of 02), Alberto de la Plata (Latin America), Rafael Calvonote / Jorge Teixeiranote (Spain, Adventure), Rais David Báscones (Spain, Adventure 02)
Debut: "The Legend of the DigiDestined"
An old man who lives in the Digital World, who actually admits to being made of data. Essentially, he's like a Digimon, but with none of the powers or attributes of them. Appears to run the place from behind the scenes, or at least used to...
- Ancient Keeper: He has been in the Digital World since its creation and had the mission to protect the main Digimon's Digi-Eggs and the Crests.
- Big Good: The only person (or something) the children can trust in the Digital World and provides them with help in their mission, even if it's in the form of clues.
- Eccentric Mentor: Throughout Adventure, his advice to the kids tends to be puzzling, full of tangents, idiosyncrasies and peculiar jokes and often barely helpful at all.
- Eyes Always Shut: As an old man. He always has them shut... until Tai brings up the possibility of mixing different combinations of cards (see OOC is Serious Business below).
- Fountain of Youth: Azulongmon was able to restore Gennai to his prime in 02.
- It Is Pronounced Tropay: In the dub, his name is pronounced like "Jedi." In the original, it sounds a bit more like "Gamma." For Tri., the dub team took their cue from the Japanese team for the first few films, before switching back to the original dub pronunciation.
- I Was Quite a Looker: Compare both Gennai pictured above. He has a more lady fainting appearance during his youth.
- The Mentor: To the Digi-Destined. He tells the kids about the existence of the Crests gives some clues how to use them. He is very close to Izzy, as he is the expert in technology, and provides him with useful computer programs to understand the Digital World.
- Miniature Senior Citizens: Rather short guy, more or less at the height of Tai. When he was young, he was taller.
- Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: Dropping Gatomon's Digi-Egg and never bothering to look for it led to years of abuse and depression for the poor Digimon, not to mention her becoming an enemy of the very group she was meant to aid! He doesn't ever apologize for that screw-up, either.
- O.O.C. Is Serious Business: When Tai suggests mixing up at random the Digimon cards, Gennai breaks his wise and only mildly eccentric image and strangles Tai while putting crazy eyes. This is because apparently the consequences for doing what Tai proposed would have been stuff of nightmares.
- What Happened to the Mouse?: In one flashback episode that explains the origins of the Digi-Destined, Piedmon is shown attacking the headquarters of Gennai's order. When Gennai attempts to fight back, Piedmon dodges around behind him and implants some kind of object into Gennai's back. This is never explained, nor is it mentioned again, although some suspect it to be the explanation for why Gennai looks like an old man in the first season (the novelization implies that it limited his mobility, however). This received a Fandom Nod in Izzy's track in 2-and-a-half Year Break, which has him briefly wonder what that object could have been... then immediately go back to talking about something else. You can almost hear the writers laughing at us.
A humanoid Digimon whose body is fully made of fire and flames. He is the guardian of Mihirashi Mountain and a good friend of the Yokomon from Gear Savannah who are dependent on the water from the mountain. One day a mysterious Black Gear gets introduced inside him and turns him crazy. Meramon comes down the mountain to attack the Yokomon village where the Chosen Children happen to be there too. Biyomon digivolves to Birdramon to protect Sora and frees him from the gear. He joins Mimi and Joe to fight the Dark Masters later in the series.
- Ax-Crazy: He becomes a complete pyromaniac after the Black Gear possesses him and runs like crazy towards the Yokomon village.
- Creepy Blue Eyes: When possessed by the Black Gear, they become this, with a lack of glowing reflections◊.
- Elemental Punch: On of his attacks is lobbing a ball of fire from his fist.
- Make My Monster Grow: Every time he is attacked by Biyomon's Spiral Twister, also based on fire, he grows and grows to a large version of himself. Though Birdramon's attacks remained much more useful to free him.
- Mouth Stitched Shut: The only part of his body that is not made of fire. Like Wizardmon he can still talk despite the stitches.
- Playing with Fire: Obviously. As his body is made of fire, his attacks rely entirely on the flame element.
- Wreathed in Flames: His body is entirely burst into flames.
The first Ultimate-level Digimon the children meet, he's an android in charge of a factory in File Island. Andromon gets brainwashed by one of Devimon's Black Gears and tries to kill the children but Kabuterimon attacks his right leg and the Digimon returns to his original personality. Later in the series, Andromon joins the children to fight the Dark Masters and becomes a useful ally against Machinedramon and Piedmon. After the final battle, everyone rejoins before the children part away from the Digital World and Andromon takes a last picture.
Andromon returns in Digimon Adventure 02 as the leader of a hi-tech city and is possessed by one of Digimon Emperor's Dark Rings until Kari reminds him in tears of his past as a friend and ally.
- Brainwashed and Crazy: The poor guys has this happen to him twice.
- When possessed by one of Devimon's Black Gears, he pursues Tai, Sora and Joe through his factory and tries to kill them with his Lightning Sword.
- He gets possessed again in Adventure 02 by the Digimon Emperor but not for long, as the Dark Ring isn't very effective on Ultimate-level Digimon.
- Chekhov's Gun: In the final episode, he takes a picture as a keepsake after a long battle against dark Digimon. In Adventure 02, three years later, Andromon is brainwashed again but Kari reminds him of the photo he took and he's freed from Digimon Emperor's influence.
- Cyborg: He's a chiefly robotic android with organic components in his face, right leg, left thigh and left arm.
- Glowing Mechanical Eyes: Whenever Andromon activates his night vision, his eyes glow in the dark with a clear turquoise light.
- Heroic Sacrifice: He stops Piedmon from chasing the rest of the children to gain some time but is transformed into a toy keychain by the evil clown. Luckily he didn't have the same fate as other friendly Digimon and MagnaAngemon reverts him back.
- Implacable Man: When brainwashed by the Black Gear, he is an unstoppable Ultimate Digimon, something the children must run from immediately and can't easily defeat at the start of the series.
- More Dakka: His Gatling Attack launches two missiles from his chest, in a similar fashion that of MetalGreymon, which contain said gatlings, gunning at its target.
- Night-Vision Goggles: Not exactly goggles, but one of his robotic functions is seeing through the dark.
- Sword Beam: His Lightning Blade attack consists in Andromon throwing an energy slash by quickly spinning his right hand. In Japanese, the attack receives the proper name of Spiral Sword. In German, his attack is called Spiralschwert, which is a direct translation of Spiral Sword
- Voiced by: N/A (JP), Melodee Spevack (EN), José Luis Mc Connell (Latin America), Rais David Báscones (Spain)
Debut: "Togemon in Toy Town"
The series' Com Mons. Slug-like Digimon whose attacks rely on... throwing poop. Though they are fairly neutral, they join a faction depending on the situation, and will even pull a Heroic Sacrifice if someone they are fond of is in danger.
- Abhorrent Admirer: To Mimi. They developed a taste for her like Sukamon and Chuumon.
- Com Mons: Along with Bakemon, Gekomon and Otamamon they are the most numerous Digimon the children ever meet. They live everywhere.
- Heroic Sacrifice: Twice. Once when Mimi was being attacked by the brainwashed Monzaemon. Second. When they protected Kari from the very Machinedramon, which at least prompted the little girl to give energy to Agumon.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: For the most part, Numemon can be territorial and extremely unpleasant. Once they take a shine to someone, like Mimi or Kari, they'll gladly take a Hearts Attack or Giga Cannon for them.
- Made a Slave: After the rise of the Dark Masters, they work for Machinedramon's Metal Empire under the cruel watch of WaruMonzaemon. Luckily Kari appeared and freed them.
- A few Numemon also worked for Kokatorimon apparently under this condition, with the bird controlling their food rations. They were glad to run away after he was defeated.
- Toilet Humor: Once of the many things that they are very hated are... their poop-based attacks.
- Zerg Rush: One Numemon alone is completely ineffectual. This is usually why they attack in groups.
A teddy bear Digimon, he is the mayor of Toy Town and rules the city as a place for toys that were abandoned by children. He gets possessed by a Black Gear and turns most of the children into brainwashed toys and imprisons the Digimon, except for Mimi and Palmon. Palmon digivolves to Togemon and frees him. He returns for making a raft for the children to cross the ocean to the Server Continent.
- Bears Are Bad News: When Brainwashed and Crazy by the Black Gears, throwed eye beams at anyone and a dark variant of his Hearts Attack.
- Care-Bear Stare: His real Hearts Attack are red heart bubbles that makes anyone feel happy and cheerful.
- Punny Name: His name is one on Chikamatsu Monzaemon, a famed Japanese puppeteer (Monzaemon himself is a puppet Digimon).
- Red Eyes, Take Warning: Behold or you will suffer his Eye Beams.
- What Happened to the Mouse?: He is the only ally from File Island who didn't make an appearance nor wasn't even mentioned. He was either killed by the Dark Masters, hid somewhere or became Machinedramon's WaruMonzaemon. Who knows.
- Though in Digimon Adventure tri., his figure is seen returning to the Digital World when the Digimon regain their memories. So it's likely that he was in hiding before the reboot.
- Zipperiffic: He has a zip on his back and that was where the Black Gear was hidden.
A (at first) friendly wild lion-like Digimon who fights for the weak and helps the kids, though without entirely trusting them. He appears again during the Dark Masters Arc as the powerful SaberLeomon. He dies protecting Mimi during a fight with MetalEtemon, kickstarting the tradition of killing Leomon every time he shows up in a series. Leomon returns as an ally in Digimon Tri, only to die once again when Meicoomon goes crazy.
His digivolutions are as follows:
- Champion: Leomon, his default form.
- Mega: SaberLeomon, a large quadrupedal lion with saber teeth.
- Back for the Dead: He comes back as their ally in Tri, only to be killed again.
- Brainwashed and Crazy: Thrice in one arc!
- The Comically Serious: He tries to keep a straight face when the digimon partners bug him about going to the festival in Tri.
- Cruel and Unusual Death: Leomon is torn to shreds by a feral Meicoomon, after he had just saved her.
- Cuteness Overload: In tri, Meicoomon has this effect in him when they others wanted to go to the festival.
- Elemental Punch: His Fist of the Beast King, throwing a flaming lion head at his target.
- Fountain of Expies: Leomon started a trend in the many Digimon series of Sacrificial Lions in the franchise, including Leomon from Digimon Tamers.
- Gentle Giant: Despite his intimidating appearance, he is a noble and kind warrior.
- Half-Dressed Cartoon Animal
- Heroic Sacrifice: Though he lives long enough to finish off MetalEtemon.
- Heroic Willpower: In tri, he feels the effects of the infection start to take him over, but shrugs it off.
- Killed Off for Real: He is torn to shreds by Meicoomon in Tri, and, because he was in the real world, he is as dead as Wizardmon. He's not coming back this time.
- King of Beasts: As a lion, and it is even the name of his main attack, Fist of the Beast King.
- Madness Mantra: While brainwashed by Devimon: "Destroy the Children!"
- Martyr Without a Cause: Becomes his recurring purpose in each show.
- Mega Neko: He is a tall anthropomorphic lion and his Mega evolution is a giant saber tooth large enough for four human-sized beings to ride comfortably.
- Reverse Grip: Wields his sword in this manner.
- Sacrificial Lion: Quite literally as well as fitting the character type. He was also the first in the franchise's long Running Gag line of dead Leomon or evolutions thereof, though it didn't definitively start until Digimon Tamers. He is this again in Tri.
- Surprisingly Sudden Death: In tri, after he had just helped Vikemon and Rosemon beat Imperialdramon, and gotten past his infection, assuring Meicoomon it is ok. In less than a second he has been torn to shreds and killed.
- Taking the Bullet: Does this for Mimi, saving her from MetalEtemon's attack. In the novelization, he takes a blow from MetalSeadramon that was meant for the children.
- Too Many Belts: On his arms and waist.
- Walking Shirtless Scene: Leomon doesn't wear a shirt.
- Worthy Opponent: To Ogremon.
Leomon's rival and foil, an uncouth brute with a sense of humour. As his name indicates, he resembles an ogre.
He joins up with Mimi and Joe during the Dark Masters Arc after he is beaten by MetalEtemon.
- Antagonist in Mourning: He even says that if he did beat Leomon, he wouldn't know what to do with himself. Then Leomon dies the same episode. Cue the waterworks from the goblin in leather. You were a good rival...
- Brainwashed and Crazy: In Tri, he is brainwashed this time, having become an infected digimon.
- But Now I Must Go: After the world is saved at the end of Adventure, Ogremon decides to take his leave, claiming that a Virus type just doesn't belong with a group of Data and Vaccine types.
- Carry a Big Stick: A large mace made of bone is his weapon of choice.
- Characterization Marches On: He has an Ogremon Honor Code in the final arc, while back in the first arc he was simply evil and willing to do anything to stop the children, even threaten to hurt a baby Digimon!
- Dark Is Not Evil: Following his HeelFace Turn.
- The Dragon: For Devimon in the File Island arc.
- Dumb Muscle: He is powerful but doesn't have a great intelligence though he has some heart in the last arc.
- HeelFace Turn: During the Dark Masters arc. He helps the children to find Digimon who are against the tyranny of the Dark Masters.
- Honor Before Reason: He only agrees to help Mimi and Joe because his own Honor Code says so, after they had saved him.
- Our Ogres Are Different: Cartoonishly evil, green-skinned, horned and almost demonic in appearance, in this case.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Again, after his HeelFace Turn. Joe lampshaded it.
- Not Brainwashed: He was the only one who served Devimon out of his own free will.
- Rapid-Fire Fisticuffs: One of the incarnations of his signature Pummel Whack.
- The Rival: He holds a legendary rivalry with Leomon that dominates both their lives.
- Slasher Smile: A massive and constant one adorns his face, meaning his eyes are where he does most of his emoting.
- Worthy Opponent: Underneath his antagonism, he genuinely respects Lemon snd sheds tears of sorrow when his old rival dies from a wound inflicted by MetalEtemon.
A Digimon with the shape of a snowman. Tai and Agumon meet him after being separated by Devimon, and is another of the victims of the Black Gears. They free him and he helps them to find Matt and Gabumon in the nearest island with his icy powers. After finding Matt and Gabumon, he fights against a rogue Mojyamon and helps them to get back to File Island. When Devimon is finally defeated he comes back to create a raft for the children to cross the ocean and reach the Server Continent.
Frigimon is later recruited by Joe, Mimi and Ogremon, among other Digimon, to fight the evil Dark Masters.
- An Ice Person: His body and powers are made of freezing ice and snow. Tell that to a shivering Tai.
- Badass Boast: "I am the great Frigimon!" He says it even without being brainwashed.
- Elemental Punch: One of his attacks is lobbing a ball of ice from his fist, freezing whatever he hits.
- No Mouth: His most distinctive facial features are his button nose and his large innocent black eyes. He still talks without it.
- Snowlems: When possessed he temporally becomes Type III (hostile). But he is always Type I, a friendly snowman who will help you when needed and has a great knowledge of healing herbs to cure a cold, much to Gabumon's displeasure.
Two Virus type Digimon always seen together. Chuumon is a Rookie level Digimon similar to a rat that serves as the brains for Sukamon a... well, poop-shaped Digimon. At first, they acted as robbers but then they touched Mimi's Digivice, becoming much better individuals.
- Abhorrent Admirer: To poor Mimi again. She has some attraction magnet for the worst Digimon.
- Adapted Out: The duo are nowhere to be seen in the novelization.
- Animate Inanimate Object: Sukamon is literally one big pile of shit.
- Disney Villain Death: In a non villain way. Sukamon fell to his doom after the earth shattered because of the rise of the Dark Masters.
- Heroic Sacrifice: Chuumon received a fatal Trump Sword from Piedmon when the clown tried to kill Mimi.
- Those Two Guys: Sukamon and Chuumon are almost always seen together. Until the Dark Masters began their reign of terror and an earthquake shattered File Island. It caused Sukamon to fall into a black hole to his doom, leaving Chuumon all alone.
- Toilet Humor: As you probably can figure out, Sukamon's attacks are based on his shape more than any Digimon whose attacks are poop based.
A centaur Digimon. He is the guardian of an old temple's ruins and lives in its labyrinth. He becomes brainwashed by the Black Gears until Izzy and Mimi arrive after being separated by Devimon. Then Centarumon explains both about the meaning of their Digivices and their usefulness. Centarumon returns after Devimon's demise to help the children to create a raft to cross the ocean.
During the Dark Masters Arc, he explains to his old friend Gennai the prophecy about a greater evil crossing the Wall of Fire: Apocalymon, the true Big Bad.
- Ancient Keeper: He guards some ancient ruins in File Island related to the true mission of the Chosen Children and some dark prophecies.
- Arm Cannon: His attack, Solar Ray, consists on morphing his right hand into a cannon shape and firing it.
- Cool Helmet: He wears one Ancient Grome style, that hides his face except for his one red eye.
- Our Centaurs Are Different: He has quite a few Cyborg parts, wielding an Arm Cannon on his right and propulsion tubes on his back. Also, some blue protuberances spawn all over his body.
Elecmon is the guardian of Primary Village, a place where baby level Digimon are born and where deceased Digimon reincarnate again. He protects them with his life. When Devimon split File Island into smaller pieces of land, he became more overprotective than ever, and attacked Patamon and T.K. after their arrival. But T.K. came with a non-violent idea to finish his dispute with Patamon and they became friends.
When the Dark Masters rose to power, they destroyed Primary Village and Elecmon became depressed. It wasn't until Joe and Mimi arrived, to tell him to join the fight against the villains and restore the place. With their defeat, he happily returned to his old job in the new Digital World.
- Badass Adorable: Don't let his size and appearance confuse you, he is very protective to his precious babies and Digi-Eggs.
- Cartoon Creature: A giant, red furball with bunny ears and electric powers. It almost resembles Pikachu in that regard.
- Defeat Means Friendship: After Patamon defeated him in a tug of war / sumo match, Elecmon came to respect him.
- Papa Wolf: Despite his small size and Rookie level, he will defend the baby Digimon from anyone. When Devimon broke File Island he became more papa wolf than ever.
- Shock and Awe: As his Meaningful Name states, his powers rely on electricity. He opens his tail in peacock style and charges all his energy towards its target.
- Voiced by: Masafumi Kimura (JP), Peter Spellos (EN), Jose Luis McConnell (Latin America), Rais David Báscones / Rafael Calvonote (Spain)
Debut: "Departure for a New Continent"
A gigantic sea animal Digimon the Digi-Destined first encountered on their way to the Continent of Server. Under the influence of a Black Gear he swallowed the gang, but once freed, becomes a powerful ally in the Net Ocean.
Even if he is a Champion level Digimon, he can stand against Ultimate level Digimon like Divermon and tackled MetalSeadramon, a Mega level Dark Master, twice with great success!
- Back from the Dead: He happily returns in Adventure 02. Under the instruction of Joe, he saves most of the new DigiDestined from being trapped in an offshore oil rig, which was being attacked by a MegaSeadramon. This only applies in the dub, though, as it was a completely different Whamon or the original Japanese version however.
- Composite Character: In the English dub, the Whamon from the first series is combined with the one from the sequel, making them the same character. In the original dub, they are different members of the same species.
- Cyborg: Has some metal tubes on his body, and Izzy is able to hook his laptop up to his central nervous system and display on-screen what Whamon sees.
- Eyeless Face: He has no eyes, yet can see just fine.
- Family-Unfriendly Death: Metal Seadramon's attack rips a hole through his skull, fatally injuring him.
- Gentle Giant: He's a big sweetheart and apologizes for any disturbance he caused, even though he doesn't look it.
- Heroes Gone Fishing: The Digi Destined take a break from battling and travelling in a tropical bay, fishing from the great whale's back.
- Heroic Sacrifice: He repeatedly saves the kids from MetalSeadramon, though his efforts to protect them, cost him his life.
- Lightning Bruiser: Despite his large size, he can throw himself out of the water with great power and charge against enemies like MetalSeadramon.
- Living Ship: He's a temporary home and sanctuary for the kids, protecting them from the ocean's pressure-crushing depths and various attacking water Digimon working for MetalSeadramon.
- Making a Splash: Some of his attacks, like Tidal Wave.
- Monster Sob Story: Subverted, since he's a sea monster, but not evil. As he slowly died from MetalSeadramon's River of Power attack, he implores the Digi Destined to save the world.
- Must Make Amends: Even though it wasn't his fault, he feels terrible for smashing the children's raft and nearly digesting them. To make it up to them, he happily carries the gang across the ocean to Server.
- Punny Name: His name (and design) is derived from a real-life blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus).
- Swallowed Whole: Whamon was infected with a Black Gear and he swallowed the gang in his rampaging.
A cute but powerful Digimon trainer living in a hidden oasis in the desert. He helps the Chosen Children train to combat Etemon.
- Badass Adorable: Cute as two buttons, even while lobbing bombs at things. Hau, omochikaeri!!
- Barrier Warrior: What he uses before his Heroic Sacrifice to leave the children to safety.
- Big Damn Heroes: Is introduced this way and dies this way.
- Blade on a Stick: It's actually called Fairy Tale.
- "Facing the Bullets" One-Liner: "Just call me a crazy little Digimon."
- Famous Last Words: "Just call me a crazy little Digimon."
- Heroic Sacrifice: Holds off the Dark Masters to let the kids escape. That's FOUR Megas (Ultimate Level) versus ONE Ultimate (Perfect Level). In the novelization, he's killed by Apocalymon.
- Killer Rabbit: You wouldn't know it from looking at him, but he's an Ultimate-Level Digimon.
- Made of Iron: Smal and fuzzy, yet able to endure giant fire blasts.
- Mentor Occupational Hazard: Is killed by the Dark Masters while holding them off.
- Pint-Sized Powerhouse: He's as small as a Fresh level digimon but is an Ultimate level.
- Ridiculously Cute Critter: Big button eyes, cat mouth, ball sized body, pink fur... yet still Badass Adorable.
- Training from Hell: Drops Tai and Agumon off in a cave and has everyone else wash his floors.
- Verbal Tic: In the original version, he ends his sentences with "-pi." In the dub, he occasionally ends them with a quick "yep yep."
- You Shall Not Pass!: He stops the Dark Masters from chasing the children in his invisible sphere by facing them himself.
Amphibian Digimon that live and serve in a castle to its lord, ShogunGekomon. Otamamon is the Rookie level tadpole, while Gekomon is the Champion level frog. When the lord went to sleep out of shock for listening a much better song than his, the Gekomon and Otamamon began a music festival each other with disastrous results. One day, DemiDevimon told them a girl with a nice voice would arrive soon, so they welcomed Mimi as their savior and princess. But Mimi turned more and more selfish much to the Digimon's displeasure. Thanks to Joe and Tai's arrival, Mimi returned to herself and finally sang for the sake of Gekomon and Otamamon... but ShogunGekomon was very angry to be awaken and was put to sleep again.
When the Dark Masters rose to power, the Gekomon castle was destroyed and their lord killed. All the servants scattered away without a home and hiding from the villains, until Mimi found them again and they joined the fight. After the defeat of the Dark Masters, they now live at a Edo Period type village in Digimon Adventure 02.
- Bizarre Instrument: Gekomon are frogs who have wind instruments surrounding their necks that spawn from their scapula.
- Com Mons: Like Numemon and Bakemon they live in great numbers, but much more sympathetic and loyal.
- Frog Men: Gekomon, obviously. Otamamon are giant tadpoles.
- Make Me Wanna Shout: How Gekomon attacks.
- Making a Splash: How Otamamon attacks.
- Servant Race: They seem to only live for serving a lord, either Mimi or ShogunGekomon.
A minion of Myotismon who is more than he seems, and has strange powers even by Digimon standards. He's also an old friend of Gatomon's and her only real friend, and turns out to greatly influence the story.
- Almost Dead Guy: He keeps himself alive to ensure that he fulfills his destiny.
- Back from the Dead: Sort of in the novelization. Hikari holds onto his staff, and his voice is the one to deliver the prophecy regarding Vamdemon's defeat, rather than Gennai like in the original anime; the prophecy is also much more explicit about what has to be done.
- Badass Cape: Complete with Instant Runes.
- Black Mage: With various forms of Black Magic.
- Calling Your Attacks: Averts this when necessary.
- Cats Are Magic: An interesting variation, in that Gatomon is the cat associated with Wizardmon. Its like a classic Wizard-Familiar relationship, except that they are just good friends.
- Combat Medic: He healed Lilymon from petrification. When he and Gatomon fight Myotismon in the PSP game, he knows a move that can heal 1000 HP.
- Dark Is Not Evil: He has dark powers and is recruited by Myotismon as his minion. But he is really a good fellow to trust.
- Dead Hat Shot: There is a lingering shot on Wizardmon's tattered hat when he takes the bullet for Kari and Gatomon.
- Determinator: Oh, yes indeed. See Squishy Wizard below.
- Dying Moment of Awesome: His Heroic Sacrifice.
- Eccentric Mentor: More so in the Japanese version.
- Enigmatic Minion: His reason to be in Myotismon's army was to be near Gatomon and help her, though the vampire didn't know it until the last moment.
- Exactly What It Says on the Tin: Hes a wizard. Go figure. He plays most of the tropes associated with the fantasy archetype incredibly straight. Also note that this trope is subverted in the episode named after him. We don't find out what "Wizardmon's Gift" is until he sacrifices himself for Tailmon and Kari.
- Fountain of Expies: Wizardmon gets some references in further series, just like Leomon. This Wizardmon gets an Expy in the future thanks to Sorcerimon, who looks exactly like him (except for a Palette Swap of blue and white instead of his Orange/Blue Contrast), is An Ice Person and more of a White Mage, sacrifices himself in a similar way, and even returns as a ghost in a similar way. Another actual Wizardmon also shows up in Frontier, but has different powers, is a Monster of the Week, and has very little personality resemblance with this one.
- Foil: To Gatomon and Myotismon. Gatomon is his female counterpart, who is more of a physical fighter than a magical one, and with a tough personality but cute looks, all of which are the inverse of Wizardmon's traits. Similarly, Myotismon is a tall, blonde, blue-eyed and menacing magic user with extreme toughness and power, but Wizardmon also has blonde hair, blue eyes, uses magic, is of smaller size, and his gentle ways, as well as his noble and honorable sacrifice, highlight their similarities and contrasting differences... and just how evil the vampire really was.
- For Halloween, I Am Going as Myself: Like a few members of Myotismon's crew, Wizardmon was able to walk in broad daylight without drawing attention to himself. He poses as a street magician, producing balloons and doves with sleight of hand.
- Frothy Mugs of Water: In the Japanese dub, he bribes DemiDevimon with a bottle of Sake. In the English dub, this becomes "a bottle of green chili sauce".
- Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: One of the first visual hints that hes not actually evil. Goes well with his blue eyes.
- Healing Hands: He's the one who manages to cure Lilymon when she's petrified by Myotismon.
- Heroic Sacrifice: For Gatomon and Kari.
- Heroic Second Wind: He gets two of these. Notable in that it would take incredible speed for him to have been able to block the last, fatal attack with his body as a shield, after he was blasted several meters away and knocked down moments ago.
- In the Back: A rare, heroic example when he manages to draw first blood against Myotismon in the final battle. Also counts as an inversion of Backstab Backfire.
- Instant Runes: He has a few in the inner parts of his Badass Cape.
- I Owe You My Life: Gatomon once saved him from starving to death and from his crushing loneliness. Ever since then, he became completely devoted to her.
- Killed Off for Real: Whilst Adventure 02 reveals he can sometimes appear as a ghost in the real world, he can never reconfigure in the Death Is Cheap manner other Digimon do due to dying in the real world.
- Loners Are Freaks: He was this before he met Gatomon, though he subverts the Ineffectual Loner trope as well later on.
- Magicians Are Wizards: An interesting variation in that while he poses as a stage magician at first, he still wears his full wizard outfit.
- Magic Wand: Look closely and you'll see it's in the shape of a Digi-Egg, or a Tamagotchi. Word of God says it's a Mythology Gag and a Shout-Out to the original Digital Monsters.
- Martyr Without a Cause: See also Expy. Generally he averts this by actually having something important to die for. Next to Leomon, however, hes the Digimon most likely to sacrifice himself.
- The Mentor: To Gatomon. He teaches her how to open her locked heart to the light.
- Morality Chain: For a long time, only his presence kept Gatomon from being a full-blooded villainess.
- Mouth Stitched Shut: His mouth is obscured by his coat, but the only time we see his mouth we discover that his lips are stitched together. It doesn't prevent him from eating or speaking, though.
- Mysterious Past: A CD Drama set before the series revealed that he's not a native of the Digital World, but we don't know more than that, like why he left his world or how he wound up the the Digital World.
- Mythology Gag: See Magic Wand, Expy and Martyr Without a Cause. Also, in Digimon Frontier, a Wizardmon and a Gatomon are seen together in a crowd in one episode, as a reference to the relationship of these characters in Adventure.
- New Powers as the Plot Demands: Holy crap. No one can find the Eighth child? Found her ten minutes ago. Can't get there soon enough? Let's fly you over there. No one can heal Lilymon from petrification? Give me a challenge. No one can harm Myotismon? First blood. None of the superfast, superpowerful, Ultimate level Digimon can save Gatomon and Kari? Got there just in time. How did I do it? I'm magic.
- No One Should Survive That: Myotismon fails to kill him with his most powerful spells, which would be certain death to most Digimon beyond Wizardmon's level. As Badass as Wizardmon is, though, it doesn't last forever.
- No-Self Buffs: He could heal Lilymon, but apparently could not heal himself from the injuries caused by Myotismon.
- Not Quite Dead: A heroic version. Myotismon's rage and fear upon seeing him alive said it all.
- Our Ghosts Are Different: Evidence suggests he's tied to the place where he died, unable to be reborn either because he died in the Real World, or because he's unable to move because he feels like he still has to protect Gatomon.
- Our Souls Are Different: See Our Ghosts Are Different above, though Wizardmon brings up the question on what a exactly Digimon's soul could be.
- Pint-Sized Powerhouse: He's about TK's size! But survived attacks that would One-Hit Kill higher level Digimon, defied the arc's Big Bad and was the first to harm him in the final battle, though Wizardmon was unarmed, and took incredible amounts of damage before dying like a man, complete with Famous Last Words.
- Platonic Life-Partners: He and Gatomon were each other's only friends for a while. Needless to say they seemed quite close.
- Psychic Link: Gatomon thinks he can read her mind. Subverted, as it's really her Thinking Out Loud.
- Psychic Powers: Specifically, levitation and mind-reading.
- The Red Mage: While most Digimon have one or two attacks and maybe one special ability, Wizardmon is arguably the most versatile character in the series. He could heal curses, fly unaided (or levitate, because he had various psychic powers), control the weather, dish out lightning and fire, and, in the English and Spanish dubs, read minds. Not to mention he was incredibly hard to kill and could return as a ghost. Being based on Wizards as a fantasy concept, it's not a stretch to see he had a lot of different magical powers at his disposal. He gets even more powers in the Expanded Universe and in Digimon Frontier, including the ability to create copies of himself and produce fear gas. All of this on top of being a hunter, a spy, and an expert in stealth.
- Reincarnation: Averted. Unlike other good Digimon, he isn't reborn.
- Reverse Mole: Proud of it, too!Wizardmon: How can I betray you when I was never on your side to begin with!?
- Scarily Competent Tracker:
- He was the first one in Myotismon's crew to successfully locate the Eighth Child, then brought Gatomon to her. Take note, he was racing against an army of supernatural creatures while looking for the kid in Odaiba, Japan. Thats not easy. He also manages to locate the true Crest of Light. Handwaved by the fact that A Wizard Did It.
- The Crest of Light was in Myotismon's coffin. It wasn't that amazing that he knew where it was one. Also technically Gatomon was the first one to pretty much figure out that Kari was the Eighth child.
- Shock and Awe: His element of choice. When fighting Vamdemon he calls up a thunderstorm.
- Sinister Silhouettes: His is clearly visible among Myotismon's army before they enter the portal to the human world. He also gets another moment with this trope when he returns as a ghost in 02.
- Squishy Wizard: Subverted. He's small, but man, he took a lot of punishment before dying: surviving two One-Hit Kill attacks, being tossed into the ocean, blasted by magic into a wall by a superpowerful vampire and then using his body as a shield to block a third One-Hit Kill spell, and even lasting long enough after that to say his last words. Also played straight in that he's a bit of a Glass Cannon, but he manages to get up after he's been hit by something insanely powerful.
- Stage Magician: He poses as one of these to avoid drawing attention to himself in the Real World. His disguise is much more effective than SkullMeramon's creepy Badass Longcoat.
- Taking the Bullet: Is killed when he takes an attack meant for Gatomon and Kari.
- Undying Loyalty: To Gatomon and Gatomon alone. Well, Kari too, by extension.
- White Mage: With some White Magic, namely immortality (see Wizards Live Longer, below), invulnerability, and healing powers.
- Why Won't You Die?: The outraged look on Myotismon's face in the final battle when he realized Wizardmon was still alive and powerful enough to hurt him was priceless. Subverted when Wizardmon actually dies.
- Wizard Classic: His English voice invokes this, sounding much older and wiser than the original Japanese laidback guy.
- Zipperiffic: Just look at his outfit!
Two Digimon from Shibuya! ...They aren't actually evil. They were recruited by Myotismon to search for the Eighth Child in the district of Shibuya. But the energetic and cheerful ambience of the place and their mischievous personalities make them forget about their real mission.
Matt and T.K. meet them while searching for a disappointed Patamon, being involved in their jokes and mayhem until Myotismon appears and kills them for disobeying his orders and protecting the children.
In Digimon Adventure 02, a different Gotsumon appears. The original ones are remembered when Matt and T.K. pass through the same store in Shibuya.
- Dishing Out Dirt: Gotsumon can create rocks to throw at his opponents.
- Disproportionate Retribution: Gotsumon tries to pay the security guard of the casino back... threatening to pee in the casino's stairs.
- Family-Unfriendly Death: They die offscreen and screaming, presumably bitten to death by Myotismon's bats. Matt even warns T.K. not to watch. Zigzagged in the dub, where they're instead sent to a dungeon, but the next season confirms that yes, those two are dead.
- For Halloween, I Am Going as Myself: Though it's August, not October. Pumpkinmon and Gotsumon's size make people into thinking they are two mischievous kids in costumes and because Shibuya is a place for fun it doesn't seem unusual for peasants. Bonus points for Pumpkinmon having a Jack-O'-Lantern for a head.
- Glowing Eyes: Pumpkinmon's eyes shine from the inside of his carved pumpkin.
- Green Thumb: One of Pumpkinmon's attacks involves creating a giant pumpkin and throwing it at his opponent.
- Heroic Sacrifice: When Myotismon appear and he knows that both are trying to protect their new friends, they face the vampire but not for long.
- Minion with an F in Evil: Naughty children, certainly; evil minions, not so much. The worst they do is mess with traffic.
- Pint-Sized Powerhouse: Pumpkinmon might not look it, but it's the same level as WereGarurumon despite being Gotsumon's size, something made very clear when you fight them in the PSP game.
- Plucky Comic Relief: For the episode. They try to play in a casino only for the security guard thinking they are children in disguise and gets them out. They also pick a young woman's nose piercing, try some new clothes and take some ice cream... without paying.
- Pumpkin Person: Pumpkinmon. He is a Halloween based Digimon, with a Jack O'Lantern as a head and his attack is called Trick 'r Treat.
- Rock Monster: Gotsumon, but much more affable of course.
- Those Two Guys: Always seen together to have fun, learn something and play tricks.
- You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: Myotismon gets tired of their fooling around, and when they try to protect Matt and T.K., he kills them offscreen.
- Debut: Playing Games
- The Dog Bites Back: Their job was to always be available for Puppetmon to hurt and terrify whenever he was bored. When the Digidestined show up to take him down, they betray him in a heartbeat, let them into his mansion and volunteer to take potshots at him with his own cannon when he returns home.
- HeelFace Turn: They start out as Puppetmon's minions, but eagerly turn against their master and help the Digidestined infiltrate his mansion and fight against him.
- Planimal: Deramon is a penguin with a bush growing from his back.
- Plant Person: Floramon is a humanoid flower with smaller flowers for hands.
- What Happened to the Mouse?: They're last seen fleeing deeper into Puppetmon's mansion to avoid their master, and it's not made clear if they managed to exit it before its transformation into a Giant Mecha and ensuing destruction or, if they did, whether they got out of the forest zone before it disintegrated after Puppetmon's death.
A being who wishes for balance in the Digital World, it consists of data like Digimon, but unlike them it is unable to take physical form.
In Digimon Adventure it uses Kari as a conduit to tell the Digidestined why they were chosen and how the Digivices, Crests and the Partner Digimon were created. It may have also used her again in order to allow the tired Digimon to digivolve when in Machinedramon's sewers.
It uses her body again in tri to inform the partner Digimon that it will reboot the Digital World if Meicoomon and the infection aren't stopped.
- All There in the Manual: It was never named in Digimon Adventure, but it was named in its novel adaption. It was later named in an animated work in Digimon Adventure tri.. Even more supplementary materials have intertwined its story with Yggdrassil, the host computer for the Digital World introduced in the X-Evolution arc of the franchise which was later ret-conned into existing in the Adventures continuity: Homeostasis is the secondary server and host computer for the Digital World, brought online because Yggdrassil was deemed too violent and unpredictable.
- The Chooser of The One: Or Chooser of the Many, in this case. It explains it helped select the Digidestined.
- Demonic Possession: While not a demonic entity, and it does do it for benevolent reasons, it does take control of Kari's body on two different occasions in order to do reveal important information, and after the possession ends, Kari is left unconscious. Loss reveals that it also did this to Maki to give the original DigiDestined the power to defeat the Dark Masters when the battle was going against their favor.
- God's Hands Are Tied: It says it had wanted to talk to the kids when they reached File Island, but since Kari wasn't there, it couldn't.
- A God I Am Not: When asked by Sora, it denies being the god of the Digital World, though Maki tells the Digimon to think of it as such in tri, muddying the waters to whether it is or not.
- Hologram: Uses these in order to show the Digidestined why they were chosen, amongst other things.
- Light 'em Up: In its first appearance, it creates a massive light that reverts WarGreymon and MetalGarurumon to Koromon and Tsunomon, and sends Puppetmon hurtling away from the treetop that he was watching them battle from.
- Mr. Exposition: In its first appearance, it uses its exposition to end Tai and Matts fight.
- Power Glows: Kari glows when possessed by it in tri, and it may be what caused her to glow in Machinedramon's sewers. Maki also glowed when it possessed her in the flasback at the start of Loss.
- Power Nullifier: RevertsWarGreymon and MetalGarurumon back to Koromon and Tsunomon, in order to end their fight.
- Super Empowering: It may be what allowed Kari to do this in Machinedramon's sewers. It also empowered four of the partner Digimon of the Original Chosen Children, turning them into the Four Holy Beasts.
- Voices Are Mental: In the dub, it speaks through Kari, but sounds much older than her.
- Well-Intentioned Extremist: Revealed to be this in tri. It will do anything to protect the balance and harmony of both worlds from calamitous threats, even if it means sacrificing others to do so.
The Children's predecessors, they are mentioned by Gennai to have defeated an sealed away a great evil which came from the Wall of Fire, which turns out to be Apocalymon. In Digimon Adventure tri., it's revealed that they were the origin of the Digimon Sovereigns and that Daigo Nishijima and Maki Himekawa were part of it.
- Adaptational Heroism: Four of their partners' Perfect forms are from species who have been mostly known as antagonists within the franchise. But in tri., they were heroes.
- Adapted Out: References to them are omitted in the manga adaptation.
- Astonishingly Appropriate Appearance:
- The only image given in the series shows five shadowy figures resembling Tai, Yamato, Takeru, Sora and Koushirou. Indeed, tri reveals one of them wore goggles and other was a female with a haircut somewhat similar to Sora's.
- By either coincidence or intention, their Digimon partners were also thematically equivalent to the Four Sacred Beasts they would become. They had a LoaderLiomon as the White Tiger, a Triceramon as the Azure Dragon, a Hippogriffomon as the Vermillion Sparrow and an Orochimon as the Black Tortoise (which is often portrayed in art as having snakelike attributes). Even their remnant member, a Megadramon, is significant for being a dragon, as the Chinese-exclusive "fifth" member of this order would be precisely the Yellow Dragon.
- The Chosen Many: If the flashback shown is an accurate representation, they were five instead of the more numerous eight (or nine, counting on Ken) who were chosen the next time. It is later confirmed in tri. However, only four of them were chosen to become the Four Gods, with the fifth becoming a sacrifice to make it possible.
- Cryptic Background Reference: What their only appearance in the original series amounted to. The novelization implied they were partners to the Digimon who became the Four Holy Beasts, which tri. confirmed, but not many a Western fan would know this, since the novelizations were only released in Japan.
- Elite Four: Except that they weren't meant to be four.
- The Faceless: The flashback at tri. portraying the original five reveals who two of them are, but there aren't many details for the other three and you can barely see their faces. One of them, however, has never his face shown.
- Fat Best Friend: Surprisingly enough, Hippogriffomon/Zhuqiaomon's partner was a fat boy.
- Five-Man Band: Subverted, as one of their Digimon made a Heroic Sacrifice and left the rest to become a quartet.
- The Four Gods: They became the digimon counterpart to the Four Sacred Beasts of Chinese/Japanese folklore: Azulongmon, the Azure Dragon of the East; Zhuquiaomon, the Vermillion Bird of the South; Ebonwumon, the Black Tortoise of the North; and Baihumon, the White Tiger of the West. They only lack the pseudo-fifth member, who would have been Huanglongmon had he not been sacrified to win their battle.
- The Ghost: They were first mentioned in Adventure as just a Cryptic Background Reference, and their identity or mere appearance were a mystery and a source of speculations for decades. Two of them finally appeared in tri.
- Heroic Sacrifice: Maki Himekawa's Megadramon was used as a human bomb to defeat the Dark Masters.
- Hero of Another Story: A previous generation of Digidestined who drove Apocalymon back the first time he appeared.
- Meganekko: Orochimon/Ebonwumon's partner was a girl wearing glasses.
- Precursor Heroes: Played straight, down to the physical resemblance (their silhouettes in Adventure only, although a few traits still remain).
- Sealed Good in a Can: They defeated the Dark Masters with the help of a sacrifice, but the next time they faced off they were defeated in turn and locked away by them.
- The Team: Like their sucessors.
- Time Skip: Played with. Gennai's narrative introduced them as an obscure legend, thus implying those children came and lived in the digital world at least centuries ago. However, it turned out that they were merely a fifteen years or so behind the main characters, though it could be both as the Digital World still ran on Year Inside, Hour Outside rules.
- Two Girls to a Team: While their placeholder silhouettes show only Sora's silhouette and four of the boys, tri. reveals that they were three boys and two girls.
Relatives and Family Members of the Chosen Children
Matt and T.K.'s divorced father. He works at the Fuji TV station and is usually in the thick of whatever Digimon goings-on end up in the real world, either because he works for local television news or because his kids sucker him into it. He's a slightly distant parent, but he proves to be one of the most helpful adults, readily accepting of his kids' destiny and quick-thinking enough to help.
- Action Dad: He's one of the most proactive parents involved in the climax of the Myotismon arc, fighting off evil Digimon and helping out by driving the kids into battle.
- Adapted Out: He's absent in the Tokyopop Manga.
- Amicable Exes: They aren't on speaking terms much, but they're on civil terms regardless.
- Badass Normal: He survived the attack from a group of Gizamon and even fought a few of them.
- Butt-Monkey: There's a ghost haunting the TV station? He's there. The kids need a camping trip alibi? That too.
- Intrepid Reporter: He and his team went to investigate the mysterious mist created by Myotismon, but had to avoid a DarkTyrannomon and were attacked by a group of Gizamon.
- Men Can't Keep House: Matt says it was their mom who kept them in line.
Natsuko Takaishi (Nancy Takaishi)
Matt and T.K.'s divorced mother, she is a newspaper journalist. She has a rough relationship with Matt since the divorce, but T.K. follows in her footsteps as a writer. She proves extremely valuable to the team, using her investigation and research skills to help them track down Oikawa and the Dark Spore children.
After the series, her ex-husband arranges for her and Sora's father to be the "Digimon experts," allowing the children some protection while still keeping the public informed.
- Amicable Exes: They aren't on speaking terms much, but they're on civil terms regardless. Natsuko also privately (when no one's around, that is) addressed as her ex-husband "dear" while hoping for him to protect their children after she got separated from Takeru in the Odaiba arc.
- But Not Too Foreign: Adventure 02 reveals she's half-French with her father named Michel.
- Intrepid Reporter: Like her ex-husband, although she's a print journalist.
- When You Coming Home, Dad?: Her workload is pretty heavy, she apologizes for not being able to take her kid to school and in the Japanese version of Guardian Angel, while the others had to go make excuses to their families for why they were getting home late, Takeru mentions his mom wasn't going to be home until later herself.
Tai and Kari's parents.
- Adult Fear:
- Yuko was visibily worried about her kids when the Bakemon separated her from them. It wasn't exactly aiding matters that the Big Bad was looking for her daughter.
- In flashbacks, Kari almost died from illness when trying to play outside with Tai. No wonder Yuko was furious with the latter.
- Alcoholic Parent: Susumu is clearly this in the pilot much to Yuko's dismay. Seems like he got over it by the time the series really begins. Well, your kids being in danger and nearly dying in a "terrorist attack" can probably make you snap out of it.
- The Generic Guy: They are the most unremarkable of the lot, aside from the dub's gag of Mrs. Kamiya and her health food, but they don't have any familial drama or extreme personality quirks to set them apart. The iconic scene of them is Yuko sitting with Tai while he finishes a late supper while Kari and Susumu watch TV together.
- Good Parents: They are void of any negative quirks and are looked on in high regard by their kids.
- Mum Looks Like a Sister: In Tri, Yuko doesn't seem to age much compared to her appearance in the previous two seasons.
- Open-Minded Parent: In Digimon Adventure tri., while the news is going crazy over the Digimon, Yuko is cheerfully hanging up laundry and is sure that everyone will realize Agumon and Tailmon aren't going to cause trouble.
- Parents as People: In a flashback, when Kari gets sent to the emergency room because of Tai's disobedience, Yuko slaps him in the face out of anger and yells at him. It's not a case of Abusive Parent and she didn't mean anything beyond scolding him, and almost anyone with a mom and had made a big mistake in the past can attest to this being Truth in Television.
- What the Hell, Hero?: Yuko gives one to Tai in the form of yelling and slapping him in the face for making Kari play outside with him against what she and his father told him not to do.
- Yoshie voiced by: Kae Araki (JP), Mari Devon (EN), Anabel Méndez (Latin America), Pepa Agudo (Spain, Adventure), Blanca Rada (Spain, Adventure 02)
Masami voiced by: Masami Kikuchi (JP), Jeff Nimoy (EN, regular voice), Dan Lorge (EN, two episodes) Francisco Andres Valdivianote (Spain, Adventure), Rafael Calvo (Spain, Adventure 02)
Izzy's adoptive parents. Masami was his birth father's cousin. They were given the chance to adopt Izzy shortly after his parents and their own baby died. While they initially kept this a secret from him, they were forced to confront the idea of losing him during the mess in Odaiba and came clean shortly afterward. Both are very doting, and out of gratitude, Izzy goes well out of his way to be the "perfect" child.
- Outliving One's Offspring: Had a baby of their own, who died not long after being born.
- Running Gag: In Adventure 02 she comes inside Izzy's room bringing some food right before the children could enter the Digital World.
- Team Mom: Yoshie is the mom among moms. When the other parents are all doing hard investigative work, she's desperate to help, too, and insists on making snacks.
The reason why Mimi is spoiled. Keisuke is the father and an office employee while his wife Satoe is a full dedicated housewife.
- Camp Straight: Keisuke is this in the Japanese original.
- Car Fu: Keisuke Took a Level in Badass when he tried to drive a cart towards the menacing DarkTyrannomon to protect the women and his family. He tried.
- Children Raise You: Mimi may be a cloudcuckoolander, but she's still the Only Sane Man in her family.
- Cloudcuckoolander's Minder: Mimi is this for them.
- Cool Shades: Mimi's father. He is never seen without them.
- Happily Married: Keisuke and Satoe are the only parents who love to show how happy they are as a couple, and never seem to have any arguments.
- Housewife: Satoe is a perfect 1950s style dedicated housewife taken to the extreme. She loves to see how her husband eats the food she made especially for him.
- Mood-Swinger: Mimi's mother can go from crying her eyes out, to smiling calmly, much like her daughter.
- Spoiled Sweet: Satoe is as spoiled as Mimi and has some heart for other people like... her husband.
- Tareme Eyes: Satoe. With such cheerful and spoiled personality it fits her very much and she probably has the biggest pupils for a human character in the series. Just look at her reaction when she was told that her husband would be going with her instead of fighting Myotismon's minions.
Sora's cold but caring mother. She excels in ikebana (or Japanese flower arrangement) and wants her daughter to inherit her position.
- Adapted Out: Nowhere to be seen in the manga adaptation.
- All There in the Manual: The novelization mentions that the flower business has been a part of her family for generations, and that Haruhiko, Sora's father, married into the family.
- Brainwashed and Crazy: Like the rest of the Odaiba population, she was put to sleep by DemiDevimon to serve as food for VenomMyotismon and awoke with the rest calling for "master Myotismon".
- Education Mama: She wants Sora to study ikebana, even though her daughter prefers to be tomboyish and play soccer.
- Hartman Hips: Being more evident in this character design sketch, she does have pretty wide hips that her pedal pusher pants cling to.
- Mama Bear: Along with Biyomon, Toshiko went to search for Sora after Myotismon's mist rises and fought some Bakemon.
- The Stoic: She doesn't seem to reveal many emotions and remains a strict person. But a genuine one was when Biyomon fought the Bakemon invaders and Toshiko freaked out because she thought the bird Digimon was a plush.
- Sugar-and-Ice Personality: What she actually is, once she and Sora understand each other better. Already implied before she formally appeared: Sora had thought that her mom was too severe on her when she was injured, but then she realized that she was worried.
- Tsurime Eyes: Fits a lot with her cold personality and contrasts with Sora's cheerful Tareme Eyes.
- Yamato Nadeshiko: She is a dedicated housewife, but remains quite cold and dignified. She's seen with her hair in a Prim and Proper Bun and wearing a kimono in Sora's flashbacks.
Jim Kido (Shin Kido & Shuu Kido)
Joe's two older brothers, who are combined into one character for the English dub.
Eldest brother Shin appears in season one. He is also studying medicine in the university to become a doctor like his father but has different plans for the future. With that philosophy of life he teaches Joe to be himself and follow his own path.
Middle brother Shuu appears in season two. While he originally went to college to be a doctor, too, he took a class with Sora's father and ended up changing his major. He drives the kids around during the final episodes and becomes a researcher with Sora's father and Izzy.
While Shin is much calmer and more laid back than Joe, Shuu shares more than few of his personality quirks.
- Adapted Out: Both brothers are excised from the Tokyopop manga.
- Cool Big Bro: Shin definitely has a geek-chic vibe, is mostly chill, and cares a lot about his little brother's happiness, while Shuu is nice enough to drive his brother's friends all around Tokyo.
- The Medic: Shin looks after the people knocked out by Myotis/Vamdemon.
- Megane: He is an attractive young man with glasses, looking at his brothers and parents, it seems to be a familial trait.
- Official Couple: Shuu and Davis's sister, June. In the CD dramas, they're dating.
Dr. and Mrs. Kido
Parents of Joe, Shin, and Shuu. They don't have any scenes until the Michi e no Armor Shinka Radio Drama, and aren't seen until Digimon Adventure tri.: Determination. Still, Dr. Kido's presence is definitely felt, as the main source of conflict for Joe. Being himself a doctor, he wanted the same for all three of his sons, but none of them were entirely happy with that. Once he's made to understand that, he's reserved, but supportive.
- Education Mama: Dr. Kido in the backstory, and Mrs. Kido in tri.
- Empty Nest: In 2 and a Half Year Break, Joe says his mom likes when Gomamon visits because she always ends up cooking too much food, now that her two older sons have moved out.
- The Ghost: Dr. Kido until Michi e no Armor Shinka, while Mrs. Kido's existence is merely inferred up until that point. We don't actually see them in animation until tri.
- Mum Looks Like a Sister: Mrs. Kido looks about mid-thirties, which is pushing it for someone who has an eighteen-year-old son... let alone two other sons well into their twenties by then.