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y separately published work icon デルトラクエスト. 1(秘密のベルト編) single work   graphic novel   children's   adventure   fantasy   manga  
Alternative title: デルトラ クエスト. 1 ヒミツ ノ ベルト ヘン; Deltora Quest 1
Is part of Deltora Quest Emily Rodda , Makoto Niwano , 2011 series - author children's fiction (number 1 in series)
Note: Story by Emily Rodda, manga by Makoto Niwano.
Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 デルトラクエスト. 1(秘密のベルト編)
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The kingdom of Deltora is turned upside down when the King and Queen both die mysteriously and their young son, Endon, is given the Belt of Deltora and pronounced kind. Endon's best friend, the orphaned Jarred, then discovers a plot to strike at the royal household from within! Before he can warn his new kind, Jarred is accused of murder and barely escapes the castle with his life, but this does not stop the intrepid warrior from pledging his allegiance to Endon and the Kingdom of Deltora. Now, with the nefarious Shadow Lord's army preparing for invasion, Deltora has never needed Jarred more– will he answer the call?


  • This title is book one in a manga series adaptation of the Deltora Quest series by Emily Rodda. The original series is 8 volumes, but this manga series was extended across 10 volumes.
  • Reads from right to left in traditional Japanese format.
  • Graphic novel (manga).

Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it is a Japanese manga adaptation of an Australian text, and is in Japanese.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Language: Japanese
    • Tokyo, Honshu,
      East Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
      Kodansha ,
      2006 .
      Extent: 181p.
      Description: illus. (b & w); chiefly illus.
      • This publication is #1048 in the Kodansha Comics series, but #1 in the Deltora Quest sub-series.
      ISBN: 4-06-332048-0
      Series: y separately published work icon 講談社コミックスボンボン Kodansha Comics Tokyo : Kodansha , 2000-2006 5975553 2000 series - publisher graphic novel children's manga 講談社コミックスボンボン is a series of manga publications by Kodansha (Japan) Number in series: 1048
Note: Adapted by Michael Braff and lettered by North Market Street Graphics
Alternative title: Deltora Quest. Volume 1, The Secret Belt
Language: English

Graphic novel (manga).

Reads from right to left.

Translated from Japanese.
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      United States of America (USA),
      Kodansha Comics ,
      2011 .
      Description: illus. (b & w)
      ISBN: 9781935429289
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