Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai (2020 TV series)

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Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai (ドラゴンクエスト ダイの大冒険, Dragon Quest: Dai no Daiboken) is a TV animated series adaptation of the 1989 Japanese comic series of the same name.

From 6th to 30th of September 2020, a "dai-gest" (ダイ!ジェスト) with 9 minutes of each of the first 6 episodes was pre-released on GyaO!, a Japanese VOD service by Yahoo![1][2]


Direct lives

V-Jump monthly magazine created "Dai Love TV" (ダイ好きTV), a series of lives hosted by chief editor assistant Saito about the anime on their YouTube channel.[3]

  1. 21 June 2020 with Dai's voice actor
  2. 21 July 2020 with series director Kazuya Karasawa
  3. 21 August 2020 with manga writer Riku Sanjo
  4. 2 October 2020 with Dai's voice actor
  5. 31 October 2020
  6. 26 November 2020 with composer Yuki Hayashi
  7. 24 December 2020 with series director Karasawa
  8. 6 February 2021 to 6 March 2021 with Dai and Popp's voice actors
  9. 13 February 2021 to 13 March 2021 with Dai and Popp's voice actors
  10. 20 February 2021 to 20 March 2021 with Dai and Popp's voice actors
  11. 27 February 2021 to 27 March 2021 with Dai and Popp's voice actors
  12. 6 March 2021 to 7 April 2021
  13. 13 March 2021 to 13 April 2021
  14. 20 March 2021 to 20 April 2021
  15. 27 March 2021 to 27 April 2021
  16. 3 April 2021 to 3 May 2021
  17. 10 April 2021 to 10 May 2021


Differences from the original

Although the director stated that this new animated version would be more faithful to the manga, numerous differences can be seen. One of then is that the pace of the story is faster, removing small details from some episodes in order to compact it. Another difference is due to the broadcast time of the show, any sexual content scenes were removed, altered or toned down, the same happening with scenes that would contain red blood (humans and Crocodine). Since all womans (with exception of Soara and Nabara) from the series have some scene with adult content and a lot of battles containg blood are present in the serie, it could be said that many will continue to be altered.


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