With the release of Infinity Strash: DRAGON QUEST – The Adventure of Dai, there needs to be more clarity around the latest game and its connection to the Dragon Quest franchise.
The latest DRAGON QUEST spinoff comes as a game adaption of the hit anime and manga DRAGON QUEST: The Adventures of Dai. Removed from its traditional JRPG roots into a more action-orientated experience, drawing from 35 years of monsters and spells.
What can you tell me about The Adventures of Dai?
In the world of manga and anime, DRAGON QUEST: The Adventure of Dai is a masterpiece that has resonated with fans all over the globe. The series takes inspiration from the Dragon Quest game franchise, captivating audiences worldwide.
It is set in a universe where humans coexist alongside monsters. The story revolves around Dai, a young boy raised by the wise monster Brass. Dai possesses abilities, including an aptitude for magic and the bravery to face off against the monsters that inhabit his world.
At its core, DRAGON QUEST: The Adventure of Dai embodies the tale of a hero’s journey. Accompanied by his companions, Dai begins a quest to save their world from the malevolent Demon Lord Hadlar. The series takes from the rich tapestry of memorable monsters, spells and artefacts from the DRAGON QUEST franchise.
This series has garnered praise for its captivating storyline, memorable characters and ability to capture the essence of the DRAGON QUEST franchise. Its influence and popularity in Japan have led to various adaptations.
Where can I watch this timeless masterpiece?
Thankfully, Square Enix has already put together a convenient guide on where you can watch the series. For those in the UK, you can watch all 100 episodes in English now on BBC iPlayer.