New Dragon Quest Games Are Based On Best-Selling Manga

Square Enix has announced a trio of new Dragon Quest games in Japan, based on the popular Adventure of Dai manga series.


Square Enix has announced a new set of Dragon Quest games based on a classic manga series, which itself is based on Dragon Quest. This ouroboros of video game and manga fusion is actually three games, all based on the manga Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai.

The headliner is called Infinity Strash - Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai, due in 2021. It debuted with a lovely trailer, but platforms haven't been detailed, and it hasn't been announced for a Western release. You can check out the trailer below.

The other two games, which also haven't been announced for release in the West, are called Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai – Spirit of Bonds, and Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai – Xross Blade. Those are a smartphone and arcade game, respectively.

Infinity Strash is being developed by the studio Game Project. The Adventure of Dai ran in the Shonen Jump publication from 1989-1996, and stands as one of Shonen's best-selling manga series of all time. The announcement was made as part of Dragon Quest Day to celebrate the game's 34th anniversary.

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