‘Dance Dance Danseur’ TV anime from MAPPA announces 2022 premiere

Written by: Miguel Galang

Published on: September 8, 2021 at 15:13 PHT (GMT+8)


The ballet manga Dance Dance Danseur by George Asakura is set to receive a television (TV) anime adaptation in 2022, its official website announced Wednesday.


Animation studio MAPPA is in charge of production with Munehisa Sakai (One Piece, Zombie Land Saga) serving as the series director. Character designs are handled by Hitomi Hasegawa and series composition by Yoshimi Narita.


Along with the broadcast and staff announcement, the TV anime also revealed a first-look teaser visual and logo.

Dance Dance Danseur teaser visual
Dance Dance Danseur teaser visual. Photo credit: George Asakura Shogakukan / Dance Dance Danseur Production Committee


Dance Dance Danseur official logo. Photo credit: George Asakura Shogakukan / Dance Dance Danseur Production Committee

Dance Dance Danseur is based on the manga of the same name written and illustrated by Asakura which has been serialized in Shogakukan’s Weekly Big Comic Spirits since 2015.


It follows junior high school student Junpei Murao who has admired the art of ballet dancing since he was young until his father’s death which forces him to give up on his past dreams in pursuit of “becoming a man.” But one day he meets a transfer student who reopens his eyes once again to the beautiful world of ballet.


Junpei Murao character designs by Hitomi Hasegawa. Photo credit: MAPPA (@MAPPA_info)


Junpei Murao character designs by Hitomi Hasegawa.
Junpei Murao character designs by Hitomi Hasegawa. Photo credit: MAPPA (@MAPPA_info)

To date, there is no specified date of the TV anime's broadcast as well as its cast.


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Source: Dance Dance Danseur official Twitter, official anime website

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