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'Dance Dance Danseur' anime adaptation airs in April 2022

Written by: Nicole Castro

Published on: December 22, 2021 at 11:22 PHT (GMT+8)

The TV anime for George Asakura's ballet manga series Dance Dance Danseur is scheduled to air in April 2022 on MBS and TBS on their "Super Animeism" timeslot.

The story centers on Junpei Murao who discovers his love of ballet through his older sister. However, after a certain tragedy, he vows to move on from ballet and pursue a more manly craft, until an incident reignites his passion for dance.

The TV anime will be directed by Munehisa Sakai (境宗久), while Studio MAPPA will be in charge of production.

In addition, the above Tweet also announced that volume 22 of the manga will start sales in Japan on Dec. 28, 2021.


  • 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

  • Production: MAPPA

Synopsis from MAL:

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?!


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


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