""The Final Secret is the Draconic Aura!? Protect Our Dai!" is the forty fifth episode of the 1991 anime The Adventure of Dai. It first aired on 17 September 1992.

Summary

Characters

  • Baran
  • Crocodine
  • Gomechan
  • Popp
  • Leona
  • Merle
  • Nabara
  • Hyunckel (vision)
  • Hadlar (mention)
  • Vearn (mention)
  • Velther (unnamed flashback)
  • Soala (flashback)
  • Dai
  • Maam
  • Brass

Battles & Events

Magic/Abilities/Items used

Magic

Abilities

  • Shining crest (unnamed Baran)
  • Gigabreak (mention)
  • Avan Strash (Dai)
  • Beast King Redemption Blast (Crocodine)

Items

Monsters

Manga & Anime Differences

  • Crocodine tries many axe strikes
  • Popp and Leona dive in the lake looking for Dai before Crocodine attacks Baran
  • Baran has a vison of Hyunckel when he mentions him
  • Crocodine visibly bleeds from his armour's finger holes made by Baran
  • Baran has a full flashback of his life with Soala instead of a short vison of her. He uses a spear as a crutch to go to the fountain.
  • Maam and Brass are shown when Leona casts Fullheal on Dai
  • Popp hides behind Crocodine when Baran prepares a Gigabreak

Trivia

  • The scene with Brass noticing Dai's crib when Dai is in danger seems to have been adapted back into chapter 196 of the manga

Credits

In order

Cast

  • Dai: Toshiko FUJITA
  • Gomechan: Yumi TOUMA
  • Leona: Aya HISAKAWA
  • Maam: Miina Tominaga
  • Popp: Keiichi NANBA
  • Crocodine: Banjou GINGA
  • Nabara: Hiroko EMORI
  • Merle: Chieko NANBA
  • Brass: Isamu TANONAKA
  • Baran: Unsho ISHIZUKA
  • Soala: Wakana YAMAZAKI
  • Narration: Hideyuki Tanaka

In collaboration with Aoni Production

Crew

  • Producer
    • Yoshio TAKAMI
    • Atsushi KIDO
    • Hirooshi INOUE (TBS)
  • Original Story
    • Riku Sanjo
    • Koji Inada
    • (Weekly "Shonen Jump" Serialisation)
    • (Collaboration: 18Van Planning)
  • Music: Koichi Sugiyama
    • Arrangement
      • Hayato MATSUO
      • Motoaki TAKENOUCHI
    • Music Production: Sugiyama Kobo
  • Opening Theme
  • Character Design: Yasushi Nagaoka
  • Art Design: Nobuto SAKAMOTO
  • Chief Director: Nobutaka NISHIZAWA
  • Production Manager
    • Kenkichi MATSUSHITA
    • Yuichi SUENAGA
  • Production
    • Toei
    • TBS
  • Screenplay: Junki TAKEGAMI
  • Key frame
    • Shigetaka KIYOYAMA
    • Hiroyuki YOKOTA
    • Masumi KAMEDA
    • Tetsuya SAEKI
  • In-between frames
    • Nakajima Hayato
    • Kusunoki Chizuko
    • Michiyo MATANO
  • Backgrounds
    • Hiroshi WASHIZAKI
    • Hisashi IKEDA
    • Kunihiro CHIDA
  • Finishing: Peacock
    • Takashi HANEISHI
    • Tetsuo TAGA
  • Colour Check: Hideko SAKAI
  • Special Effects: Masayuki NAKASHIMA
  • Photography: A Koboshi
  • Editing: Masaaki HANAI
  • Recording: Tanekichi IMASEKI
  • Sound Effects: Yasuyuki KONNO
  • Music Selection: Audio Yunaka
  • Recording: Noriko KURIBAYASHI
  • Recording Studio: Yubakku
  • Director Assistant: Kazutoshi Mori
  • Production Advancement: Koichi Hirose
  • Art Manager: Susumu SAITO
  • Finishing Manager: Tetsunobu MORITA
  • Promotion Programming: Yumiko Okada (TBS)
  • Development: Toei Labo
  • Art: Kunihiro CHIDA
  • Animation Director: Shigetaka KIYOYAMA
  • Episode Director: Osamu KASAI

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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 1415161718192021
Films The Adventure of Dai - Six Great Generals (partial)
Destiny Arc
Chapters 767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100101102103104105106107108109110111112113114115116117
1991 Episodes 40414243444546
2020 Episodes 22232425262728
Holy Sword Arc
Chapters 118119120121122123124125126127128129130131132133134135136137138139140141142143144145146147148149150151
Epic Challenge Arc
Chapters 152153154155156157158159160161162163164165166167168169170171172173174175176177178179180181182183184185186187188189190191192193194195196197198199200
Holy Ordeal Arc
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Halo Arc
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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
Games Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 ProfessionalDragon Quest Monsters: Super LightDragon Quest of the StarsJump Force The Adventure of Dai - Portable Adventure The Adventure of Dai - Xross Blade The Adventure of Dai - A Hero's Bonds The Adventure of Dai – Infinity Strash
Spinoffs Dai no Daibōken Yuusha Avan to Gokuen no Maou The Adventure of Dai - Xross Blade
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