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Let me explain the crests: in my country (Portugal) Mimi has the crest of Innocence and Jou has Sincerity (Adventure) and Loyalty (Zero Two). I don't exactly follow my country's dub because I grew up with the japanese raws I found online, but I decided to follow it here.

In Japan
1) Mimi has the "Junshin no monshou (純真の紋章 ) - crest of Purity
2) Jou has the "Seijitsu no monshou" (誠実の紋章 ) - crest of Loyalty/ Sincerity/ Reliability/ Honestly. Jou's crest is actually hard to translate in other languages.

I'm aware the U.S. version has different names for the crests, but I don't have reasons to follow it. I've watched this version once and I dislike the general changes of it. I'm sorry.

I hope this clear things up.
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hotwar696 Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2015
In the Swedish version Mimi's had crest of honesty and Joe the crest of trust.
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Combo89 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
T.K. looks too adorable ;w;.
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kennedy92 Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2014
Out of all the crests, I think I preferred Tai's Crest of Courage. While the orange scheme represented his courage and sometimes hot blooded recklessness, the symbol also represented the sun and the element of fire. Which is evident in Tai's digimon partner Agumon especially when he digivolves to Greymon or War Greymon.
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RW09 Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:D I love the symbology of this symbol the most; not only it's related to my favourite element fire, the Sun is also an old symbol for leadership. (and I'm way too obsessed about this haha)
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kennedy92 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014
Given that the Sun is also related to the Zodiac Astrology, that may in fact hint at Tai being a Leo. He may have been reckless and hot-blooded, he ultimately was a very loyal friend to his teammates and had the courage neccesary as a leader. Even if sometimes the choices and actions he took didn't always sit lightly with his friends particularly Matt. But because of an incident when he was younger in which his sister Kari nearly died of Pneumonia, he always finds himself in need to help others even his actions speak much louder than his words.
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raptorrex07 Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014
Purity? Really you seen character right
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Breanarugrat Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Beautiful!
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LtSprinkles Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Isn't Joe's crest supposed to be reliability?
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SocialEnigma2nd Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2013
fantástico..., devias ter feito Matt como o bad ass que ele é...
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AnOptimisticSnarker Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist

Amazing! I always wondered why Mimi's crest was changed though. It made no sense to me, but oh well.


Straight to Favorites! :D

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moonrays64 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013
great!
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KariTBB Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2013  Student General Artist
Germany used reliability for Jou, which is "Zuverlässigkeit" in German. I always found that... weird :D It's such a long and strange word compared to the other crests.
As for Mimi, she had "Aufrichtigkeit" which I guess is equal to sincerity... Purity surprises me though, I always thought Hikari's "light" was a symbol for purity and innocence :hmm:
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RW09 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I don't blame you, it took me a while to get it how can Light be a virtue the same way the others are. That was until Taoism took over my mind and I finally realized this 'Light' is supposed to be the manifestation of the being. This light is the manifestation of one's True Will so to speak. Suddenly Hikari's talk of «Light and Darkness are too sides of a coin» on episode 45 started to make sense all of a sudden. But this isn't a cult to our typical western Machiavellianism either. The way Taoism looks at duality is very different indeed...
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KariTBB Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2013  Student General Artist
Oh, so that's where it comes from.
It would have been nicer if they had "darkness" as a crest then, too. They could have worked with Ken. Having him struggle with his dark side would have made a great plot. He could have realized at some point that darkness is part of this world just as light is, and by this understanding finally activated his crest.

Thank you for the explanation :)

I still love your art by the way. I'm not as active on dA anymore, but I am always so happy when I see new art of yours :hug:
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RW09 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
*«Light and Darkness are two sides of a coin» I mean.
Actually, she says something like «If there's Light, there has to be Shadows. The problem rises when darkness takes over.» which implies the problem isn't the fact darkness exists. It's just the fact there's too much of it. We need both to balance the world though.
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starfire9467 Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2013
I love digimon check out my collection on my page :D
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Zora-Moyashi Featured By Owner May 16, 2013
wow I didn't notice this until now but all my favorites here have no high-lights in there eyes.
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kallennome Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow great job :love:
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linarestomas Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2013
muy buena imagen!
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novawolx Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
This looks awesome :D
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Mark0852 Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2012
wooow!! very good! this is the best picture that i have ever seen!!
there are style, emotions, import and more more other thinks!
you, YOU! are the best for me! you have expressed my emotions and i think you are the best this time! :)
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DingoPatagonico Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:clap: excellent!
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pandacriss Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2012
you speak japanese ??
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pandacriss Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2012
i love how sora looks here
<3
*fall in love*
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takutofangirl101 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2012
This is completely adorable. :) <3
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Xros-Hero Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2012
Very amazing!
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Natsumi-Ryugu Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
what programme did you used it looks great ?
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TkieSai Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2012
Yeah I was about to ask why Mimi's crest here says innocence when in the US verson its cencerity(sp) but that cleared it up:3 so nevermind I guessXD

Cool drawings by the way:3
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i like it but mimi is sincerity and joe is reliability
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JadedFeather Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012
Not necessarily, in the Japanese version Jyou had Sincerity and Mimi had Purity. In the U.S. version Sincerity was given to Mimi and Jyou's crest was re-named Reliability.

Like RW09 said in the description, it's difficult to translate those two into other languages. So in other countries, they have different names for the crests.
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ok
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ShadowCrisis09 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2012
Umm. I'm not sure what it was in the original Japanese but I know in the dub Mimi is Sincerity and Joe is Reliability.
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VulpixEmberStar Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Mimi is sincerity
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cappydarn Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2012
I love this.
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voiced-otter Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Straight to the nostalgia. I love it.
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kyamato666 Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
nice!! I love this!!
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landra15 Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
so cute.
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zoni-k Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2012  Professional Artist
Genial
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gravi-chan Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
AMAZING!!!!
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EvanescencesAngel Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012  Student
Ken should be in the middle. But sadly that's the reason O2 was created. The lost Ninth child. q a q

But this is still good, nonetheless! :D
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IchigoDustfinger Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012
awesome awsome awsome. your style is perfect for the chosen children <3
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Alvini Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2012
omg!! so look really cool!!! :dummy:
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Grand-Summoner Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2011
Wow, how long did it take you to make this?
What programs did you use? O:
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Fragaria14 Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2011
this reminds me of my childhood.. love the digidestined :D
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naomilen Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2011
this sure brings back my childhood memories. :)) hehe
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hornedangel04 Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2011
I love it so much, thanks Rayana-sama for making this :D
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CitrusCactus Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2011
Very cute!
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MerzWorks Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2011  Student Interface Designer
Perfeito...
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KandyHenrik Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2011  Student Interface Designer
Gorgeous!! Nice colors!!! :D I love it!!! You are a real master of fanart!!! Congratulations!!!
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Bee-Rock Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2011
I feel that in the longrun, some of them betrayed their crests. Firstly, I'm a solid Taiora fan, but I'll admit that Sora ending up with Tai was a 50/50 thing. She had a lot in common with both of them. I think Tai and her still had a greater connection, and believe she may have chosen lust for the popular guy in the band over the one that very obviously cared for her, possibly loved her. Secondly, I don't buy that Tai simply "grew up." I sadly think that Tai commited the worst act of cowardess in his life at the christmas concert. It could've made the difference in the future had he stayed his stubborn self and said something to Sora. Matt... Friend-zone bro.
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