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Ballet anime 'Dance Dance Danseur' reveals cast in main PV, airs April 2022

The main PV features the three main characters and their story. Airing begins on April 8.

By: Nicole S. Castro on March 11, 2022 at 12:58 PHT

Upcoming ballet anime Dance Dance Danseur has released its main promotional video ahead of its broadcast on April 8, 2022.

The TV anime is produced by studio MAPPA.

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As previously announced, protagonist Junpei Murao is voiced by seiyuu Daiki Yamashita. Joining him are Kōki Uchiyama as Ruō Mori and Kaede Hondo as Miyako Godai.

Below is the new key visual featuring the three main characters.

Dance Dance Danseur (Japanese: ダンス・ダンス・ダンスール) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by George Asakura. It has been serialized in Shogakukan's seinen manga magazine Weekly Big Comic Spirits since September 2015.


  • Source material: George Asakura's "Dance Dance Danseur" (serialized in Shogakukan's "Weekly Big Comic Spirits")

  • Director: Munehisa Sakai

  • Series composition: Yoshimi Narita

  • Character design: Hitomi Hasegawa

  • Animation directors: Hitomi Hasegawa, Masahiko Komino, Yumi Kuroiwa

  • Deputy director: Hisatoshi Shimizu

  • Ballet performance: Hajime Otani

  • Ballet animation directors: Takeshi Kuwahara, Atsushi Ogasawara

  • Art director: Mari Fujino

  • Cinematographer: Madoka Yagi

  • CG Director: Tomoko Washida

  • Color design: Kana Tanabe

  • Editor: Tomoki Nagasaka

  • Sound production: dugout

  • Music: MICHIRU

  • Choreography: Naoya Homan

  • Production: MAPPA


Junpei is happily snoozing away during his sister's ballet recital when a male ballet dancer steps onto the stage. Moved by the strength and skills the dancer displays, the boy discovers his love for this art.

But after a certain tragedy happens, he vows to leave his past behind and turn into the epitome of manliness! What will he do when his love for ballet reignites?! (from MyAnimeList)

Source: Dance Dance Danseur official Twitter, official website, Comic Natalie




Nicole is based in the Philippines and works as a freelance Japanese Translator/Interpreter and copywriter (English). She is a JLPT N2 passer who watches anime to "study" for N1. She has a long career history on LinkedIn (with primary focus on media and translation), but her anime watchlist is much, much longer.


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