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Hero Overview


T.K., Call me T.K. and I'm not as small as I look.
~ T.K. Takaishi

Takeru "T.K." Takaishi is one of main characters of Digimon Adventure, Digimon Adventure 02, Digimon Adventure tri. and Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna. He is the younger brother of Yamato "Matt" Ishida. He is partnered with Patamon, and embodies the trait of Hope.

In Adventure 02 T.K has had a growth sport and joined the school Basketball team.

In the English version, he was voiced by Wendee Lee in Digimon Adventure, Doug Erholtz in Digimon Adventure 02 and Johnny Yong Bosch in Digimon Adventure tri. & Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna.

In the Japanese version, he was voiced by Hiroko Konishi in Digimon Adventure, Taisuke Yamamoto in Digimon Adventure 02, later voiced by Junya Enoki in Digimon Adventure tri. and returned to reprise his role for Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna.


In Digimon Adventure 01, T.K. is the youngest Digidestened. He is a sweet kid and is very well liked by the other kids. True to his nature, T.K. provides the hope needed for all of the other Digi-destined, particularly in moments of despair.

While T.K often appreciates the guidance and protection that his big brother Matt provides, T.K. can also feel suffocated from Matt’s “helicopter parenting”. He also hates it when Matt gets into a conflict or fight with Tai, the leader of the Digidestined.



  • "I'm gonna build the biggest snowman ever!"
  • "Boy, Patamon, I like swimming and everything, but the waterfall almost knocked me off my underpants!"
  • "Okay. Angemon,  I need you to hit Matt and Tai with your arrow!"
  • "Patamon, help!"
  • "Matt! Matt, help me!"
  • "Gee, Matt, you look different.  Did you do something to your hair?"
  • "Help me! I can't swim good, Patamon!"
  • "Hiya, Matt!"
  • "I want my mommy."
  • "Jellybeans. That sounds good."
  • "Matt, somebody! Get me down!"
  • "How boring. I'm not having any fun at all," ~ T.K. insulting Puppetmon 
  • "I thought I'd never see you again!"
  • "Matt, stop yelling! Aren't you—"
  • "Yipee!"
  • "Oh, no! Poor Patamon!"
  • "Matt, I'm going to tell Mom that you were fighting!"
  • "Joe! He's caught!"
  • "Smells better than broccoli. Who knows, it might taste better."
  • "Oh, you did? Did it help?"
  • "Matt!"
  • "Angemon!"
  • "But I bet it's good!"
  • "Joe? Joe?!"
  • "Matt, brother, I need you."
  • "At least kids make up pretty fast. My parents are still mad at me. For the time I painted our kittycat."
  • "But what if you get like, dead or something?"
  • "I don't know, my mom said never to take candy or rope from strangers."
  • "You sure you wanna?"
  • "Is that America?"
  • "Come on, DemiDevimon, let's go ride the roller-coaster!" ~ T.K. after disowning Tokomon as his Digimon partner due to DemiDevimon's manipulating nature 
  • "It's okay to be a pig,"
  • "Be careful!"
  • "HA! You play the same game over and over again...boring!" ~ T.K. insulting Puppetmon
  • "Is that a train? If it is, it's the most silentest, most invisibelist train I ever saw!"

Adventure 02

  • "But that was then, and this is now!"
  • "Sorry, but the floor is kind of dirty,"

Adventure tri.

  • "I think Patamon... was the first one to catch it. But... I just couldn't bring myself to tell you guys. Because... I was so afraid."
  • "Now that sounds just like the Joe I grew up with."


  • Young TK's voice actress in Adventure, Wendee Lee voices Alpha 6 from Power Rangers, MarineAngemon and Mako from Digimon Tamers, Haruhi Suzumiya from the anime series of the same name, Myōjin Yahiko from Rurouni Kenshin (Bang Zoom!) and Konata Izumi from Lucky Star.
  • His Second English voice actor, Doug Erholtz voices Squall Leonhart from Dissidia Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts 2, Daigo Nishijima from Digimon Adventure tri., Kisuke Urahara from Bleach and Asuma Sarutobi from Naruto series.
  • His Third English voice actor, Johnny Yong Bosch, voices Lelouch vi Britannia from Code Geass and Sasori from Naruto Shippuden, Kiba from Wolf's Rain, Ichigo Kurosaki from Bleach, Yukio Okumura from Blue Exorcist, Yu Narukami from Persona 4, Nobita Nobi from Doraemon, Xi-Qi from Darker than Black, Hajime Hinata from Danganronpa, and Itsuki Koizumi from Haruhi Suzumiya series. He also plays Adam Park the second black ranger in Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers, the green ranger in Power Rangers Zeo, and the first green Turbo ranger in Power Rangers Turbo.
  • His Second Japanese voice actor, Taisuke Yamamoto, voices Iruka Umino from Naruto Shippuden.
  • T.K. is 7 years old in Digimon Adventure, 12 years old in Digimon Adventure 02 and 14 years old in Digimon Adventure tri. and 19 years old in Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna.

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