Dragon Quest: Dai no Daibouken (TV)
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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Dragon Quest: Dai's Great Adventure, Dragon Quest: Adventure of Dai
Japanese: ドラゴンクエスト・ダイの大冒険

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 46
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 17, 1991 to Sep 24, 1992
Premiered: Fall 1991
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Manga
Genres: AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, DemonsDemons, MagicMagic, Martial ArtsMartial Arts, FantasyFantasy, ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages

Statistics

Score: 7.661 (scored by 74077,407 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #11422
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Popularity: #3733
Members: 15,873
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Synopsis

After the defeat of the demon lord Hadlar all of the monsters were unleashed from his evil will and moved to the island of Delmurin to live in peace. Dai is the only human living on the island. Having been raised by the kindly monster Brass, Dai's dream is to grow up to be a hero. He gets to become one when Hadlar is resurrected and the previous hero, Avan, comes to train Dai to help in the battle. But Hadlar, announcing that he now works for an even more powerful demon lord, comes to kill Avan. To save his students Avan uses a Self-Sacrifice spell to attack, but is unable to defeat Hadlar. When it seems that Dai and Avan's other student Pop are doomed a mark appears on Dai's forehead and he suddenly gains super powers and is able to fend off Hadlar. The two students then go off on a journey to avenge Avan and bring peace back to the world.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Dai
Main
Fujita, Toshiko
Japanese
Pop
Main
Nanba, Keiichi
Japanese
Hyunckel
Main
Hori, Hideyuki
Japanese
Maam
Main
Tominaga, Miina
Japanese
Avan
Supporting
Tanaka, Hideyuki
Japanese
Crocodine
Supporting
Ginga, Banjou
Japanese
Hadlar
Supporting
Aono, Takeshi
Japanese
Leona
Supporting
Hisakawa, Aya
Japanese
Gome
Supporting
Touma, Yumi
Japanese
Vearn
Supporting
Utsumi, Kenji
Japanese

Staff

Kakudou, Hiroyuki
Episode Director
Shibata, Hiroki
Episode Director
Nitta, Yoshikata
Episode Director, Storyboard
Kasai, Osamu
Episode Director


Edit Opening Theme

"Yuusha yo Isoge!!" by Sugiyama Kouichi

Edit Ending Theme

"Kono Michi Waga Tabi (My Road, My Journey) (この道わが旅(My Road,My Journey)) by Dan Jirou



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Feb 15, 2008
mimas (All reviews)
Overall, this anime is a classic, very much worth watching, and if the DVDs of this series come out in Japan I will jump to buy them in a heart beat (even if they suffer the same problems as the VHS release: one op and ed per two episodes, and the preview for the next episode replaced by one done by some unknown narrator who likes to spoil the plot for the next two episodes.) What makes this anime work well is a strong story carried by likable, believable characters who grow and change as the story progresses. read more
Feb 26, 2020
Kino_The_Nomad (All reviews)
How can Dragon Quest: Dai no Daibouken (TV)
serie have only 2 reviews and 15,262 members
Ranked at 1132 with a score of 7.67 and with a popularity ranking at 3696
while some bad anime from the same studio like dragon ball are so popular with high ranking They are just screaming in Dragon Ball and they get Power Up, as a fan of the old version of HxH and classical anime
I can see that Togashi has inspired a lot from this anime we all know his is in fact a fan of dragon quest game, making a remake for this anime was a good Idea read more
Dec 3, 2014
Shura-shurato (All reviews)
IT WAS ALL WORTH IT!!!!this gem is too rare, and something thats Toei animation's 3rd biggest asset after the hokuto no ken and dragonball franchise i'll say that by seeing dragonquest , my childhood can be thrown straigt out the window......you saw it?? there it goes. My childhood needed something like this but sadly it seems like Dragonquest is like a ' japan anime exclusive' something VERY HARD to collect on dvd or elsewere in the western world wich i would die for, and proves for me that once again Toei is my favorite anime studio.
Dragonquest a.k.a Dragon warrior started out in read more

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