It was announced during Jump Festa 2020 that there will be a new anime adaptation that will premiere in Fall 2020. The anime will be produced by Toei Animation and will be a hybrid of 2D and CG animation. The series will premiere on TV Tokyo and other affiliates on 3 October 2020. The band Macaroni Enpitsu (Macaroni Pencil) will perform the series' opening theme song "Ikiru o Suru" and the ending theme song "Mother". Crunchyroll will premiere the simulcast for the 2020 remake in North America, Latin America, New Zealand, Africa, Australia, Europe, and the Middle East, while Hulu will premiere it in North America. Muse Communication licensed the second series in Southeast Asia.

# Episodes Script Episode Director Animation Director Chief Animation Director Art Release date
Birth Arc (誕生の章, Tanjo no Shō)
1 Dai, the Tiny Hero
小さな勇者、ダイ Chīsana Yūsha, Dai
Katsuhiko CHIBA Kazuya Karasawa Atsuko KAWAMURA Emiko Miyamoto Ayaka Fujii 2020/10/03
2 Dai and Princess Leona
ダイとレオナ姫 Dai to Reona-hime
Katsuhiko CHIBA Yoshihiro UEDA Takara Isamu Emiko MIYAMOTO
Shuuichirou MANABE
Ayaka FUJII 2020/10/10
3 The Hero's Tutor
勇者の家庭教師 Yūsha no Kateikyoshi
Katsuhiko CHIBA Tsunekichi Omori
Kazuya KARASAWA
Hiroyuki KAWANO Emiko MIYAMOTO
Shuuichirou MANABE
Ayaka FUJII 2020/10/17
4 The Dark Lord Hadlar's Return
魔王ハドラーの復活 Maō Hadlar no Fukkatsu
Katsuhiko CHIBA Tetsuya Wakano Ishikawa Tetsuya Emiko MIYAMOTO
Shuuichirou MANABE
Ayaka FUJII 2020/10/24
5 The Insignia of Avan
アバンのしるし Aban no Shirushi
Katsuhiko CHIBA Kazuya KARASAWA Yuya Takahashi
Shuuichirou MANABE
Emiko MIYAMOTO Ayaka FUJII 2020/10/31
Gathering Arc (集結の章, Shūketsu no Shō)
6 Crocodine, The Beast King
獣王クロコダイン Jūō Kurokodain
Katsuhiko CHIBA Yoshihiro UEDA Atsuko KAWAMURA Emiko MIYAMOTO
Shuuichirou MANABE
Ayaka FUJII 2020/11/07
7 Maam's Turmoil
マァムの想い Maamu no Omoi
Katsuhiko CHIBA TBA TBA TBA TBA 2020/11/14
8 Furfang Full Assault
百獣総進撃 Hyakujū so-shingeki
TBA TBA TBA TBA 2020/11/21
9 A Single Shard of Courage
ひとかけらの勇気 Hito kakera no Yūki
TBA TBA TBA TBA 2020/11/28
10 Onto Papnica Kingdom
パプニカをめざせ Papunika o Mezase
TBA TBA TBA TBA 2020/12/05
11 Hyunckel, The Dark Swordsman
魔剣戦士ヒュンケル Maken Senshi Hyunkeru
TBA TBA TBA TBA 2020/12/12
12 The Collaborative Zapple
ふたりのライデイン Futari no Raidein
TBA TBA TBA TBA 2020/12/19
13 The Deciding Moment
決着の瞬間 Ketchaku no Toki
TBA TBA TBA TBA 2020/12/26
Clash Arc (激闘の章, Gekitō no Shō)
14 Blizzblaze General Flazzard
氷炎将軍フレイザード Hyōen Shōgun Fureizādo
TBA TBA TBA TBA 2021/01/09
15 The Terrifying Curse Field
恐怖の結界呪法 Kyōfu no Kekkai Juhō
TBA TBA TBA TBA 2021/01/16
16 The Great Mage Matoriv
大魔道士マトリフ Dai Madōshi Matorifu
TBA TBA TBA TBA 2021/01/23
17 Immortal Saviour
不死身の救世主 Fujimi no Kyūseishu
TBA TBA TBA TBA 2021/01/30
18 Hyunckel VS Hadlar
ヒュンケル対ハドラー Hyunkeru Tai Hadorā
TBA TBA TBA TBA 2021/02/06

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Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai Story Arcs
Birth Arc
Chapters 123456789101112131415
1991 Episodes 123456789
2020 Episodes 123456
Films The Adventure of Dai The Adventure of Dai - Avan's Disciples (partial)
Gathering Arc
Chapters 1617181920212223242526272829303132333435363738394041424344454647
1991 Episodes 91011121314151617181920212223242526
2020 Episodes 678910111213
Films The Adventure of Dai - Avan's Disciples (partial)
Clash Arc
Chapters 48495051525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
1991 Episodes 27282930313233343536373839
2020 Episodes 1415
Films The Adventure of Dai - Six Great Generals (partial)
Destiny Arc
Chapters 767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100101102103104105106107108109110111112113114115116117
1991 Episodes 40 • 41 • 42 • 43 • 44 • 45 • 46
Holy Sword Arc
Chapters 118119120121122123124125126127128129130131132133134135136137138139140141142143144145146147148149150151
Epic Challenge Arc
Chapters 152153154155156157158159160161162163164165166167168169170171172173174175176177178179180181182183184185186187188189190191192193194195196197198199200
Holy Ordeal Arc
Chapters 201202203204205206207208209210211212213214215216217218219220221222223224225226227228229230231232
Halo Arc
Chapters 233234235236237238239240241242243244245246247248249250251252253254255256257258259260261262263264265266267268269270271272273274275276277278279280281282
Blood Fight Arc
Chapters 283284285286287288289290291292293294295296297298299300301302303304305306307308309310311312313314315316317318319320321322323324325326327328329330331332333
Flash of Light Arc
Chapters 334335336337338339340341342343344345346347348349
Misc.
Chapters Avan, The Hero — Side Story
Films The Adventure of Dai - Avan's Disciples The Adventure of Dai - Six Great Generals
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