Old castlevanias or classicvanias did not feature any sort of bigger rpg elements - they were bassically REALLY hard action platformers.
Classicvania was all about spending multiple attempts on passing through a single level and cursing those damn medusa heads or insert-monster-name-here for foiling your genius playthrough. You were this badass roman-themed character who whips through hardest stuff...
Dragon Quest: the Adventure of Dai final series (2021-22), 18 manga volumes left https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-n9kEbyVF...gjU-lTkMOfjj3bvqgCLcBGAsYHQ/s0/dai-year-2.jpg
Title: DRAGON QUESTDai's Great Adventure
Airing dates: 3/10/2020 (TV series) and 17/10/1991 (unfinished season, 46 episodes)
Release dates: 20/7/1991 (film), 7/3/1992 (Tachiagare! Avan no Shito) and 11/7/1992 (Buchiya Gare!! Shinsei 6 Daishōgun)
Title: world's end harem
Airing dates: 8/10/2021 (TV series, 11 episodes) and 24/9/2021 (pre-air)
Genres: Science fiction, Psychological, Erotic suspense, Ecchi, Harem
Original creator: LINK (Shōnen Jump+)
Original character designer: Kotaro Shōno
Director: Yū Nobuta
Written by: Tatsuya Takahashi
Character designer: Masaru Koseki
Music: Shigenobu Ōkawa
Sound director: Fumiyuki Go
Director of photography: Sota Mikami (Chiptune)...
I wouldn't mind seeing quarterly OVAs of it instead- the animation is so much more vibrant than the usual TV fare, and this series really demands all the detail with all the spirits and magic floating about.