New ‘Digimon Universe: Appli Monsters’ Anime And Arcade Game Revealed In Trailers [VIDEO]

The new Digimon anime will premiere this October.
The new Digimon anime will premiere this October. Toei

The official Digimon Universe: Appli Monster website has revealed the first visuals for the upcoming anime and a preview for an arcade game coming to Japan in a series of trailers.

The first trailer is for the Appli Monsters anime, where real life people are contacted by Digimon via their smartphones. They are also introduced to the first new Digimon.

Check out the trailer for the Digimon Universe: Appli Monsters anime:

Here’s the description of the anime from the website -- via Anime News Network .

“Everyone in the world uses smartphone apps. But inside them lurks unknown creatures called "Appli Monsters," or "Appmon." The Appmon are AI lifeforms with the ability to think and act, and exist in the boundary between the human world and digital space to allow people and the system to interface and function. But in the vast sea of the internet, the "last boss AI" Leviathan takes control of the Appmon with a virus and begins hacking every system, thus starting to control the human world from the world of the net.

The protagonist, Haru Shinkai, is led to acquire the Appli Drive, and uses it to materialize Gacchimon, a search app monster. What is the secret hidden within the Appli Drive? What is the mysterious field that exists between net world where the Appmon exist, and the real world? What is the "App Combine" that can combine two Appmons? What is Leviathan's true goal?”

Along with the new trailer and description, the cast for the anime was announced.

Yumi Uchiyama as Haru Shinkai, the protagonist. Kokoro Kikuchi as Gacchimon, the Agumon of this series, and Wataru Takagi as the Appli Drive.

The second trailer shows how the trading card, arcade game works and how it will look.

The Digimon Universe: Appli Monsters anime will air in Japan in October.

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