Deltora Quest

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: デルトラクエスト
English: Deltora Quest
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Type: TV
Episodes: 65
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 6, 2007 to Mar 29, 2008
Premiered: Winter 2007
Broadcast: Unknown
Studios: OLM
Source: Book
Genres: AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy
Demographic: KidsKids
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.091 (scored by 1248812,488 users)
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Ranked: #38972
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Popularity: #4081
Members: 29,563
Favorites: 207

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Long ago, the blacksmith Adin forged a belt of seven powerful gems, one from each of the seven tribes of Deltora. Wielding the belt's unparalleled power, he repelled the Shadow Lord's attempt to overthrow the kingdom. Adin was crowned king of Deltora, but he never forgot that the enemy remained unbeaten.

Centuries later, memory of the Shadow Lord has become faded and almost forgotten, and the people of Deltora see their monarchy as detached and uncaring. Much to their dismay, the Shadow Lord strikes once more, breaking the Belt of Deltora by scattering the seven gems across the continent. Jarred, a close friend of the young king Endon, assists him and his wife in escaping from the castle as the Shadow Lord takes over, and they part ways to go into hiding.

The Shadow Lord now reigns over Deltora and many years pass under his tyrannical rule. However, there is a glimmer of hope in Jarred's son Lief, whom he has lovingly raised and trained to find the scattered gemstones and reassemble the Belt of Deltora. Along with his companions Barda and Jasmine, Lief must face devious enemies and dangerous beasts to oust the Shadow Lord and return peace to Deltora.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]


Deltora Quest is based on Australian author Emily Rodda's book series of the same title. The anime series adapts the first 8 books, which comprises the first series of the saga.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Takagaki, Ayahi


Sakamaki, Ryosuke


Yara, Yuusaku


Saiga, Mitsuki


Fujita, Toshiko


Morita, Junpei


Tachiki, Fumihiko

Golden-eyed Giant







Hongou, Mitsuru
Aketagawa, Susumu
Sound Director
Tsuchiya, Hiroyuki
Episode Director
Satou, Shinji
Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
1: "HEART☆BEAT" by MARIA  (eps 1-28)
2: "Boku no Taiyou (僕の太陽)" by AKB48  (eps 29-52)
3: "In This Life~Tabidachi no made 3 Step (In This Life~旅立ちまでの3ステップ)" by Delta Goodrem (eps 53-)

Ending Theme

1: "Sakura Uta (桜唄)" by Rythem (eps 1-14)
2: "Hey Now!" by COOLON  (eps 15-26)
3: "Go To Fly" by Sunbrain  (eps 27-39)
4: "Yume x Yume (夢x夢)" by Yurika Ohyama (eps 40-52)
5: "Yubikiri Genman (ユビキリゲンマン)" by Hoifesta  (eps 53-)


Mar 29, 2011
"CLEAN NORADS HERE!!" Ehm, sorry. The adventure genre has gradually become a lost art the last couple of years in anime, but thankfully, titles like Deltora Quest can hopefully breathe life back into it. I've never read the books or even heard of them until I began to dig up information on this show, but this is pretty good and could encourage me to give the novels a gander.
While there is nothing particularly stunning about Deltora Quest plotwise early on (it goes through the motions ala Inuyasha), it's simple formula is pretty well executed and the pacing never seems to drag. Maybe it's because ...
Sep 20, 2016
Mixed Feelings
5/10 overall
PREDICTED THE WHOLE ANIME UP UNTIL THE LAST 2 EPISODES(most predicatable anime I have seen)
The reason I didn't give it a lower score is because there are animes that are for noobies to anime meaning people who have watched allot of other anime shouldnt be mad that they could predict it and yes I was one of those people this anime gave me a headache because its predicatable and not in a good way you can always tell when someones going to do something wrong instead of right. The art was fair because it was around the ...
Mar 18, 2024
Preliminary (7/65 eps)
Deltora quest is easily the worst Anime I’ve ever watched. On its face it seems like it would be phenomenal. The straightforwardness and awky writing is so cringe. No real character development or story to follow. It seems like everything is on the fly. I had forgot the name of this anime it was so bad. The artwork drew me in because it’s the genre I like ie spell casters, warriors, brutes, wizards etc. the familiar was giving popful mail vibes. When I started watching it’s like they immediately went for it. The names of the demons are so and tot bruh? Come on ...

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