| Gennai |
|Appears in:||Digimon Adventure/02|
|First appearance||Adventure: "The Legend of the DigiDestined" |
|Last appearance||Adventure 02: "A Million Points of Light" |
|Voice actor(s):||(Ja:) Joji Yanami (old), Hiroaki Hirata (young)|
(En:) Mike Reynolds (old), Jeff Nimoy, Steven Jay Blum (young)
Gennai's name is likely a reference to Hiraga Gennai.
Gennai is an NPC.
Hogan (ユーカリ Yūkari?, lit. "Eucalyptus") is Gennai's Australian counterpart. His English name is likely a reference to Paul Hogan, while his Japanese name, "Eucalyptus", is a reference to the Eucalyptus genus, which dominates the tree flora of Australia.
In December 24, 2002, when Ken, Wormmon, Matt, and Gabumon have trouble trying to sneak in the Mayan Ruins in Palenque, Jose shows up and distract the guards with martial arts moves. After the group has met Rosa and Gotsumon, Jose meets up with them in the ruins, scaring Wormmon. In the Japanese version, as the group goes deeper into the ruins, Jose translates Rosa and Ken's conversation to the others. After WereGarurumon, Stingmon, and Monochromon defeat the Minotarumon and Dokugumon attacking the ruins, Jose opens a laptop for Ken to send them back to the Digital World.
In December 24, 2002, after Sora, Yolei, Anna, Sonya, Yuri, and their Digimon defeat a swarm of Flymon in Moscow, Ilya shows up, apologizing for the delay, and tells Sora and Yolei to go to Siberia in the English dub, and north in the Japanese version. After the herd of Mammothmon is defeated in Siberia, Ilya bring the computer to send the Digimon back to the Digital World. He then thanks for the help and leaves.
Notes and references
|Main characters:||Taichi "Tai" Kamiya | Yamato "Matt" Ishida | Sora Takenouchi | Koushiro "Izzy" Izumi | Mimi Tachikawa | Joe Kido | Takeru "T.K." Takaishi | Kari Kamiya|
|Digimon:||Agumon | Gabumon | Biyomon | Tentomon | Palmon | Gomamon | Patamon | Gatomon|
|Villains:||Devimon | Etemon | Myotismon and DemiDevimon | Dark Masters | Apocalymon | Diaboromon | Millenniummon|
|Other characters:||Gennai | Willis, Gummymon, and Kokomon | Ryo Akiyama | Koromon | Leomon | Ogremon | Wizardmon | Other characters|
|Relationships:||Taichi "Tai" Kamiya | Yamato "Matt" Ishida | Sora Takenouchi | Koushiro "Izzy" Izumi | Mimi Tachikawa | Joe Kido | Takeru "T.K." Takaishi | Kari Kamiya|
|Other media:||Digimon: The Movie | Digimon Adventure | Our War Game! | Digimon Grandprix! | Character Song + Mini Drama 1 (2, 3) | 2½ Year Break | Anode and Cathode Tamer | Novel | Albums | PSP game|
|See also:||Digimon | Digital World | Digivice | Crests | Black Gear | Dark Network | Peace Keeper | List of episodes|