Digimon is a Japanese anime television series. It is about digital creatures called Digimon (Digital Monsters). Digimon also has movies, manga, toys, video games and card games about these creatures. Digimon was created by the Bandai company. The Digimon are often used for evil by the main villain, depending on what season of Digimon. In the first season, the Digimon are controlled by Black Gears, whom are being controlled by the powerful Digimon, Devimon. To defeat the darkness king, the band of chosen DigiDestined (chosen children in the Japanese dub), a band of chosen kids for their compatibility to Digimon, usually fight this evil.