Like the pokemon, the Japanese digimon (digital monsters) are adorable critters that evolve into battle-ready beasts that are controlled by little children. It's a shame that the digimon are generally perceived as pokemon knockoffs, because the
"digidestined" youngsters fated to enter a parallel digital world and bond with the digimon to save the world from destruction have fairly well-developed personalities and relationships with each other and their digi-friends. But this picture is such a hyperactive hodgepodge that
it's hard to tell, mostly because it's cobbled together from three short Japanese movies. Digimon Adventure
(which preceded th...