Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Digimon Xros Wars pronounced Digimon Cross Wars, is the sixth series in the Digimon franchise by Akiyoshi Hongo. It debuted on July 6, 2010 on TV Asahi, making it the first series in the franchise to not air on Fuji Television in the traditional Sunday morning time slot. Three and a quarter years after the end of the fifth Digimon series, this new series was confirmed by Bandai. The official name of the show was revealed in the June issue of Shueisha''s V Jump magazine. The first Digimon to be revealed for this new series were Shoutmon, Dorulumon, Ballistamon, Shoutmon X4, Monitamon, and a new redesign of Greymon. Character designs in Xros Wars are similar to the previous Digimon series (except Digimon Data Squad), including the wearing of goggles by the main character. Xros Wars is supported with a new card game, toys, and an ongoing manga appearing in V Jump magazine. Xros Wars is the first Digimon series to be broadcast in Widescreen, 16:9 and in HD, 1080p.