Deltora Quest is a Japanese anime series based on the series of children's books of the same name, written by Australian author Emily Rodda. It was announced by Rodda herself at Sydney's Book Council of Australia Conference and at an ABC Kids convention. The series was produced by Genco and SKY Perfect Well Think. The show is on TV Aichi every Saturday from 8:00 am to 8:30 am. It began airing on May 1, 2010 on Cartoon Network Australia and New Zealand, and premiered in the United States on The Hub, a new TV channel owned by Discovery Channel and Hasbro replacing Discovery Kids, on October 10, 2010 as part of its original programming lineup, however it was taken off the schedule for the Summer of 2011 after it had completed its 52-episode English run twice. The show returned on September 6, 2011, and was shown at 6:30am EST on The Hub until October 14, 2011 after completing its run on the network a third time. ABC3 in Australia is currently showing Deltora Quest. It made its Pakistani Debut in late 2010 on Cartoon Network and finished at start of 2012 after many reruns.