Due to the Toei Animation cyberattack, new episodes of Dragon Quest: Adventure of Dai will not show on March 19, March 26, or April 2. Instead, it will re-run episode 5 on March 19, TV Tokyo will broadcast a rerun of the anime’s fifth episode. Over the next two weeks, TV Tokyo will rerun two additional episodes from the anime’s best pick of episodes.
According to their Twitter account, the team will reveal what will air on April 9 at a later date and will re-broadcast episode 31 instead of the scheduled new episode 73. Toei Animation said on Friday that on March 6, an unwanted third party gained access to the company’s network, causing some of the company’s systems to be shut down.
The company is looking into the incident and has stated that the hack will have an impact on the broadcast schedules for the anime series Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai, Delicious Party Precure, Digimon Ghost Game, and One Piece, according to the Anime News Network.
Dragon Quest Adventure of Dai
Dragon Quest Adventure of Dai is a Japanese manga series written by Riku Sanjo and illustrated by Koji Inada, based on the popular video game franchise Dragon Quest. From October 1989 to December 1996, it was published in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump.
Toei Animation produced an anime series based on the manga, it was aired on TBS from July 1991 to July 1992. After Dragon Quest: Legend of the Hero Abel, the second anime adaption based on the Dragon Quest franchise. In October 2020, a second anime remake was inspired by the manga broadcast on TV Tokyo.
Following the fall of the demon lord Hadlar, all of the monsters were liberated from his evil will and moved to the island of Delmurin, where they might live in peace.
On the island, Dai is the sole human. Dai’s ambition is to become a hero after being nurtured by the benevolent monster Brass. When Hadlar is reborn and the last hero, Avan, arrives to train Dai to assist in the battle, he becomes one, as published by the Manga Thrill website.