The Real World (リアルワールド / 現実世界 Riaru Wārudo / Genjitsu Sekai?), also known as Human World (人間界 Ningen-kai?), is the home world of humans in the various Digimon anime, manga, and games. Usually, the main scenario used from the Real World is Tokyo.
Gold Coast (ゴールドコースト Gōrudo Kōsuto?) is Derek's hometown in Digimon Adventure 02. On December 25, 2002, Joe, Gomamon, Cody, and Armadillomon destroy a Control Spire in Gold Coast, then fight a Gesomon, Shellmon, and Ebidramon with Derek and Crabmon's help.
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Digimon Cram School
In the manga published in the Bandai's Official "Digital Series" - Digimon Pendulum 2: Deep Savers, the Digimon Cram School (デジモン塾 Dejimon Juku?) is a cram school located in an unspecified city. Souichirou Dejimon is its principal.
In the manga published in the Bandai's Official "Digital Series" - Digimon Pendulum: Nature Spirits, the Digimon Institute (デジモン研究所 Dejimon Kenkyūjo?) is an institute located in an unspecified city. Pen Dulum is a professor in the institute.
Ichiban Town Park
Jōsaki Electronic Engineering Institute
The Jōsaki Electronic Engineering Institute (城崎電子工学研究所 Jōsaki Denshi Kōgaku Kenkyūjo?) is an institute located in an unspecified city in C'mon Digimon: The capering monster BUN. Shin'ichirou Jōsaki is the heir to it.
MAGAMI Online Center
Kyoto (京都市 Kyōto-shi?) is a major city in Japan. It used to be the imperial capital of Japan.
Kyoto is the hometown of Toshiko Takenouchi, Sora's mother. She met her future husband, Haruhiko Takenouchi, while he was doing anthropological research in the city. After they got married and settled in Tokyo, Haruhiko transferred to work as a professor in Kyoto University.
Shuu Kido, Joe's older brother, is a student at Kyoto University.
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|When introducing herself, Miyako explains that her name uses the same character as the "Kyo" (京) in Kyoto.
In 2002, Yolei and her class arrive at Kyoto for a school trip. While she is there, she is forced to deal with an Apemon and a Musyamon who found their way out of the Digital World due to distortions caused by BlackWarGreymon. She also meets Haruhiko and Shuu while they do their research.
On March 4, 2000, Yamato "Matt" Ishida and Takeru "T.K." Takaishi are on vacation at their grandmother's house when Taichi "Tai" Kamiya calls them to help in the battle against Diaboromon. The two siblings then start searching for a computer in the nearby houses.
Tokyo is also the main Human World setting of Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth.
Chiyoda (千代田区 Chiyoda-ku?) is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo.
Central Junior High
Central Junior High (東雲東中学校 Shinonome Higashi Chūgakkō?, lit. "East Shinonome Middle School") is a fictional school in Digimon Fusion which Mikey Kudo, Tagiru Akashi, and Ewan Amano attend. Mr. Sugimoto is the school's gym teacher.
Sagomon uses the pool in the school's DigiQuartz as its base. After Tagiru and Gumdramon's first attempt to fight Sagomon, Ryouma and Astamon took them to the school's rooftop. Later, Blossomon (Pink) spreads its roots through the school in order to attack honor students while feeding of Miho's feelings, until its defeat. When Pagumon multiplies itself and forces a store owner to make food for him, Gumdramon attracts him to the pool in the school's DigiQuartz, where he mixes them into okonomiyaki batter in order to merge all Pagumon back into one. Later, in the day Makoto Tamura transfers to Central Junior High, Phelesmon brainwashes everyone in the school, save Mikey and Tagiru, and tries to digitalize and absorb them, until his defeat by Arresterdramon.
East Shinonome Shopping District
Game World is an arcade center in Digimon Fusion.
Tagiru Akashi is playing a game in the arcade when Ewan Amano finds and the two discuss about Tagiru wearing goggles to mimic his hero Mikey Kudo. Tagiru then sees a silhouetted figure and picks a fight with Ren Tobari who just stumbled on him. Ewan sees Ren's X Loader and the boy leaves saying he's busy. Tagiru then chases Ren and catches him, along with Ryouma Mogami and Airu Suzaki, jumping through a Time Shift portal then follows them through it. Ewan witnesses this and leaves to report to Mikey.
Old Clock Shop Man's clock shop
The Old Clock Shop Man takes Tagiru Akashi to his shop and gives him a crimson Fusion Loader after asking if he is determined to fight Digimon. When Mikey Kudo goes to the place where the shop was supposed to be, he doesn't find it, and the Old Clock Shop Man shows up and tells him that his shop is not on a fixed location.
Shinonome Elementary School
In Digimon Xros Wars (manga), in their way to the game against the Sumida soccer club, Mikey Kudo and Angie Hinomoto stop to take a picture under the Skytree. When they leave, a spacial warp happens near the Skytree.
Shimbashi (新橋?) is a district of Minato. In Digimon Adventure, it is the location of Wada Cram School (和田進学塾 Wada Shingakujuku?), the cram school Joe attends every day after school to prepare for exams.
On the night of August 2, 1999, Joe was kept after classes to make up for a bad grade. Because of Myotismon's attack on Odaiba, he was unable to leave Shimbashi until morning.
Tamachi (田町?) is the unofficial name of the area around Tamachi Station in Minato. In Digimon Adventure 02, is is where Ken Ichijouji and his family live. After finding out that Ken is the Digimon Emperor, the DigiDestined go to Tamachi to confront him, but find out he just went missing. On December 25, 2002, a Triceramon goes on a rampage in the neighborhood.
Tokyo Tower (東京タワー Tōkyō tawā?) is a communications and observation tower located in Minato. In Digimon Adventure, Sora and Mimi go up to the observation deck of the tower on August 2, 1999 to escape the heat. There, they were attacked by SkullMeramon. The battle causes the tip of the tower to melt and bend. Three years later, Sora and Mimi take Yolei to the tower, which is now back to normal.
Nerima (練馬区 Nerima-ku?) is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo.
One night in 1995, a Digi-Egg appears in the apartment where Taichi "Tai" Kamiya and Kari Kamiya live, and hatches into a Botamon. The following night a Parrotmon shows up causing a lot of damage, and fights Greymon. The fight is witnessed by Yamato "Matt" Ishida, Takeru "T.K." Takaishi, Sora Takenouchi, Koushiro "Izzy" Izumi, Joe Kido, and Mimi Tachikawa, who would later become DigiDestined, as well as many other children. After the fight, Greymon and Parrotmon go back to the Digital World. The damage of the battle is blamed on a terrorist bombing, causing many of the resident families to move away. The children, whose parents did not believe that they had seen monsters, eventually forgot the event or accepted that it must have been a dream.
Odaiba (お台場?) is a large artificial island in Tokyo Bay, and is part of Minato ward. It is the main Real World setting for Digimon Adventure and Digimon Adventure 02, and the home of most of DigiDestined, except for T.K. in Adventure and Ken in 02.
In the night of August 2, 1999, Myotismon launches a fog over Odaiba from the top of the station. The following day, setting up Fuji TV as his base, Myotismon meets Kari Kamiya face to face with the intent to kill her until the other DigiDestined arrive. The battle, ending with Wizardmon killed and Gatomon first digivolves into Angewomon to seemingly kill Myotismon, causes the station to eventually collapse. Three years later, the station is rebuilt, and the DigiDestined meet Wizardmon's ghost there.
Odaiba Elementary School
In Digimon Adventure, the Odaiba Elementary School (お台場小学校 Odaiba Shōgakkō?) is school Taichi "Tai" Kamiya, Yamato "Matt" Ishida, Sora Takenouchi, Koushiro "Izzy" Izumi, Joe Kido, and Mimi Tachikawa, Michelle, and Terry attend. Mr. Fujiyama is a teacher at this school. Three years later, Davis Motomiya, Yolei Inoue, Cody Hida, Takeru "T.K." Takaishi and Kari Kamiya also attend it.
In Digimon Adventure, the summer camp the children attended was sanctioned by Odaiba Elementary School. On the morning of August 3, 1999, soldiers from Myotismon's army kidnapped children who came for soccer club's morning practice from the school's soccer field, including Sora Takenouchi.
In Digimon Adventure 02, the school's computer lab was the new DigiDestined's main base, from which they departed to the Digital World every afternoon.
Odaiba Middle School
Kawada Elementary School
Kawada Elementary School (川田小学校 Shōgakkō?) is the school T.K. attends in Digimon Adventure.
Shibuya (渋谷区 Shibuya-ku?) is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo.
In Digimon Adventure, Gotsumon and Pumpkinmon shirk off their mission to find the eighth DigiDestined to enjoy the night life in Shibuya. Matt, T.K. and Gabumon encounter them while they are looking for Patamon.
Shibuya Station (渋谷駅 Shibuya-eki?) is a major train station in Shibuya, one of the busiest in the world. In Digimon Frontier, The Trailmon Terminal (渋谷駅の地下ホーム Shibuya-eki no Chika Hōmu?, lit. "Shibuya Station Underground Platform") is a terminal hidden underneath the station. It is where the Trailmon take human passengers to the Digital World.
In Digimon Frontier, Takuya Kanbara, Koji Minamoto, Tommy Himi, Zoe Orimoto, J.P. Shibayama, Katsuharu, Teppei, Chiaki, Teruo, and many other children are called by Ophanimon to the Trailmon Terminal, and go the Digital World on the Trailmon. Koichi also follows Koji to Shibuya Station, only to miss the elevator Koji and Takuya entered. He tries to run down, but falls down the stairs.
Lucemon destroys the underground platform during his invasion of the Human World.
Kagurazaka Girls' Academy
One day, students and several parents, including Rumiko Nonaka, attend a lecture. During the lecture, Rumiko has to leave for a photo shoot, much to Rika's disappointment.
In Digimon Tamers, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building (東京都庁舎 Tōkyō-to Chōsha?) houses the organization Hypnos run by Mitsuo Yamaki. Due to the weakening of the dimensional boundary caused by the Juggernaut, it is used as a gateway into the Real World by Mihiramon and the D-Reaper.
Yodobashi Elementary School
In Digimon Tamers, the Yodobashi Elementary School (淀橋小学校 Yodobashi Shōgakkō?) is the school Takato Matsuki, Henry Wong, Jeri Katou, Kenta Kitagawa, and Kazu Shioda attend. Seiji Kurosawa is the school's principal. It is named after a school that no longer exists, which Touko Aoyama attended, and by a further coincidence, the West Shinjuku Elementary School[Link?] was built in the same land. This coincidence amused Aoyama.
After winning a card game against Kazu, Takato arrives late to his class and is asked to stand outside to reflect on his tardiness. Guilmon goes to the school to look for him, and scared Kurosawa, who pushes the fire alarm in panic. Guilmon then goes to the roof, where Takato finds him. Later, when Calumon starts making large chalk drawings on the schoolyard every night, rumors about a ghost are spread. The following Sunday, Guilmon and Calumon make a large chalk drawing, and a Digital Field opens over it, from where a Vilemon shows up. Vilemon starts attacking Guilmon and Calumon, but is quickly defeated by Renamon.Two days later, when Takato is in gym class,
In Digimon Fusion, the Xros Heart United Army fights their final battle against the Bagra Army at the side of the Sumida River (隅田川 Sumida-gawa?). One year later, when Quartzmon merges the Human World with DigiQuartz, Clockmon protects the same area of the battle with his power, and the Old Clock Shop Man gathers the survivors there.
In Digimon Xros Wars (manga), on June 21, 20XX, Mikey Kudo and Angie Hinomoto rest by the side of the Sumida River after Mikey participates in two games, until Jeremy Tsurgi shows up to challenge the boy to a kendo match. Angie then starts discussing with Jeremy, while Mikey comments on how the evening sun by the river is nice that day.
Yokohama Village is a location in Digimon Masters.
Taiken Boxing Gym
Palenque is a city in southern Mexico, and the home of Rosa. It is located near the ruins of the original Palenque, a Mayan city. On December 25, 2002, Matt, Ken and their Digimon go to the ruins of Palenque after a Minotarumon and Dokugumon were spotted there. Inside the ruins, they meet Rosa and Gotsumon, who snuck out of their house to help the Japanese DigiDestined. Together, they return the Digimon to the Digital World.
Moscow is the home of Anna, Sonya and Yuri.
Stockholm Royal University of Science
In Digimon Adventure, America suffered of freezing temperatures during the summer of 1999.
Palo Alto University
Note: Despite its name, this is not based on the real life Palo Alto University, which was not named as this until 2009. In Digimon Tamers, Palo Alto University is the university at which the original Monster Makers had studied in the 1980's. It is also the site where the Monster Makers had created the Digimon prototypes for a trans-government-funded project. Dr. Rob McCoy is a professor at the university. It is a possible reference to Stanford University.
Summer Memory (サマーメモリー Samā Memorī?) is Willis's hometown in Digimon Hurricane Landing!!/Transcendent Evolution!! The Golden Digimentals. It is located in northern Colorado, near the border with Wyoming.
In Digimon Adventure 02, Imperialdramon arrives in Miami, where Davis Motomiya, Veemon, Ken Ichijouji, Wormmon, Yamato "Matt" Ishida, and Gabumon land. They then meet Michael, who tells Ken, Wormmon, Matt, and Gabumon to take a helicopter to Mexico, while Michael J. Barton takes Michael, Davis, and Veemon to New York City in a jet.
In Area 51 (エリア５１ Eria 51?), it seems they were using and building extraterrestrial technology, but the truth is shrouded in mystery. It is where Ebemon was artificially created from a captured Vademon, that had the data that configured its body analyzed and improved.
In Digimon Adventure: Our War Game!, Diaboromon hacks the Pentagon's computer and launches the Peace Keeper. A Taiwanese middle school student also hacks the Pentagon, and warns the DigiDestined about the Peace Keeper.
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