I am so cheap and lazy when it comes to cosplay, but that doesn’t mean my cosplays are of low quality (they’re at least decent).
If a cosplay is an unusual fantasy-style or if I’m particularly lazy, I will just buy a cheap-ish cosplay on eBay, but if the costume is easily put together with real clothes, of course I will opt for that option.
Also, disclaimer, I’m not a professional cosplayer by any means, but it’s a fun hobby for me, but something I want to do more of.
We also compiled a list of our favourite characters per episode, you can find this spreadsheet here.
How about an entire season episode list ranking? Check out our Appli Ranking which Jay and I compiled when we were first covering Appmon on the podcast!
Speaking of podcast, want to hear our overall thoughts on Appmon in podcast form? You can find the episode here, or, if you want to hear our thoughts episode by episode, you can find the playlist compiling all the Appmon podcast episodes below.
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What are your thoughts on Digimon Appli Monsters on Crunchyroll? Are you excited or have you already seen it? What are your thoughts on Appmon in general? I’d love to know!
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When Digimon Universe Appli Monsters was first announced I was pessimistic to say the least; the show seemed so different from the Digimon series that I loved as a child and the concept just seemed so dumb and ‘Quick! We need to keep up with YoKai Watch!’. However, from the first episode Appmon surprised and interested me, despite me being not the target demographic. The show quickly captured my heart very quickly with not only a clever and, at times, meta, plot, but endearing and unique characters that made me care from them even if, in Astra’s case, I hated them initially. Appmon really brings you back to the feeling you had when you first sat down to watch Digimon.
I had some cool arrivals yesterday. I’m going through and trying different forwarding services to suss out which is the best. This time I used Buyee. So far tenso is the best since there’s no charge for making the order since you make the order yourself.
First up we have some Appmon chips. I’m trying to complete my collection of Appmon chips. It’s really hard. Also pictured is a guide for the Digimon Championship DS Game. It’s one of my favourite Digimon games because it’s just so different. It also has Dracomon. I love Dracomon. Next up we have the Digimon Adventure manga books. They’re basically just cinemanga. I’m not sure if there are any others available. The first four cover the file island arc and the second two cover the Etemon arc. I’ve never seen any Vamdemon or Dark Masters arc ones. It seems to just finish with Taichi returning to the real world like at the end of the Etemon arc. I’m not even sure if any continuation from there exists.
Next is a new OUTDOOR bag! I previously discussed the Digimon OUTDOOR tote and backpack on this blog but now I have another one! It’s got a nice subtle Digimon design so I can wear it out and people will just think I have a cool blue Camo backpack. I love subtle Digimon things that I can use in public! I also got the Digimon Adventure Tri Taichi and Agumon figure that nobody likes. Because I felt empty without it.
Laatly, and this is something I’ve wanted for awhile…
The Mimi Nutella glass!! I’ve always wanted it and now I have it. Now I can make my Digimon pop-up cafe recreated drinks in a cool new glass!
We will be discussing these in depth in our Appmon final overall discussion episode we’re recording shortly! I just thought it would be good to get a post together about it first! Up first, we asked people in our ‘Best of Digimon’ survey (which is still running, by the way) what their favourite seasons of Digimon were. Since the survey is still running, I’ll only go over the Appmon-related bits. 191 people have completed this survey so far and all questions were compulsory.
Amazingly, Digimon Universe Appli Monsters was the third favourite overall to Digimon Adventure and Digimon Tamers. Only 6 people (3.1%) thought that it was their least favourite season making it the third least least liked season. Haru ranked as the third most popular leader, again, behind Tamers and Adventure and only 10 people (5.2%) said that Haru was their least favourite leader.
The last question on the currently running ‘Best of Digimon’ survey that relates to Appmon is the ‘favourite episode’ question. While 55% of respondents hadn’t watched it yet, 4.7% didn’t remember their favourite episode and 10.5% didn’t remember their least favourite episode, the majority of the ones said that their favourite episodes were Episode 52 “Our Singularity” (14 or 7.3%), Episode 19 “The Net Ocean in a Big Pinch!” (11 or 5.8%), or 45 “The Big Clash!? Gatchmon vs Gatchmon” (9 or 4.7%) and their least favourite episodes were 26 “I am the Protagonist!? Encounter with Gatchmon (16 or 8.4%), 30 “Dokamon’s Love!? Gourmet App” (7 or 3.7%), or 29 “Buddies no More!? Gatchmon’s Run Away From Home” (4 or 2.1%). Only one person agreed with me that Episode 4 was the best episode of Appmon! Outrageous! You can find my ranking here! Next up, is the survey I put up yesterday which is about favourite characters in Appmon. 31 people responded.
Haru is the most popular character at 41.9% and Eri is second at 25.8%! For least favourite, Yuujin takes the crap cake at 39.3% and Astra was the second least favourite at at 32.1%. The least least favourit was Eri. My girl.
For favourite buddy Appmon, Hackmon wins with 38.7% and Offmon comes in second at 32.3%! For least favourite, nobody picked Gatchmon! However 40% said Musimon was their least favourite and Offmon came second again with 26.7% with Dokamon coming close behind.
For Non-Appli Drivers, I forgot to put Knight so we have a fewwww Knight entries in the ‘Other’ option. However, of course, the favourite non-appli drive character is ‘Caught up man’ who won the question with 41.9%. Ai also did suprisingly with 19.4% and Knight had a combined count of 16.1%. I’m happy to see UMA Hunter J up there. Hajime also did well with 9.7%. As for least favourite, Watson got 64.5% and Caught Up Man and Hajime were tied for second at 12.9%. As for OUR favourite characters as specified by us in our coverage, listener Noam put together a count which I put together in graphs yesterday! You can find this here! Alright! On to recording our summary episode. -May