Dragon Quest: Adventure of Dai Anime to Have 100 Episodes
The official website for the new anime of Riku Sanjō and Kōji Inada's Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai (Dragon Quest: Dai no Daibōken) manga announced on Friday that the anime will have 100 episodes. Series director Kazuya Karasawa made the announcement.
The anime premiered in October 2020. Crunchyroll and Hulu are streaming the anime as it airs. The show went on hiatus after the Toei Animation hack in early March, and aired its first new episode in six weeks on April 16.
Singer-songwriter Mitei no Hanashi (Peach Boy Riverside ending theme) is performing the show's new ending theme song "Tobutori wa" (The Flying Bird is), which marked the show's entry into its seventh cours (quarter of a year) in late April. The show aired its 87th episode on Saturday.
Kazuya Karasawa (Dragon Ball Super episode director, Dragon Ball Super: Broly storyboards) is serving as series director at Toei Animation. Katsuhiko Chiba (Rune Soldier, Baby Steps, Tiger Mask W) is supervising the series' scripts. Emiko Miyamoto (Maho Girls Precure!) is designing the characters. Ayaka Fujii (Studio Pablo) is the art director. Yuki Hayashi is composing the music. Aya Mori is in charge of color design. Dragon Quest series director Yuji Horii is credited for supervising the original manga. Toei Animation is producing the anime, which is a hybrid of CG and 2D animation.
Sources: Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai anime's website, Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web