Dragon Quest Anime Based On Manga Series In The Works (VIDEO)
As long as role-playing games have been a staple in gaming, Dragon Quest has been a perennial presence for the genre. For over three decades, the series has captivated fans with its compelling RPG mechanics and storytelling. These stories have been so compelling that they have led to crossovers with games like Super Smash Bros, and have even brought the series to media outside of video games. The series has appeared in anime form, but it has been several years since this last occurred. Now, the RPG series returns to the beloved animation style with a new Dragon Quest anime series that is in the works.
As reported on Anime News Central, a new Dragon Quest anime series to be produced by Toei Animation has been greenlit. The anime series will specifically adapt the storyline from the Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai manga that first ran from 1989 to 1996. The story focus on the hero Dai, who must train under legacy hero Avan to battle the evil Hadlar.
Toei has released a short teaser for the new series, which will utilize a hybrid animation style consisting of both traditional 2D and 3D animation styles. The series is set to premiere some time in the fall of 2020, with a video game adaptation of the same storyline also confirmed to be in the works. The series is surely to be a delight for Dragon Quest fans, and will have them blue sliming themselves with excitement!
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