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Skip Beat!

Skip Beat!

Alternative Titles

Japanese: スキップ・ビート!

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 25
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 6, 2008 to Mar 30, 2009
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 8.411 (scored by 49172 users)
Ranked: #1492
Popularity: #238
Members: 80,243
Favorites: 3,245
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2 based on the top anime page.

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Synopsis

The story revolves around a young girl named Kyouko who went with her childhood friend, Shou, to Tokyo to pursue his dream of becoming an idol. Despite her supporting him, she overhears him dismissing her as a boring wallflower. Furious, Kyouko vows to get her revenge by defeating him in the entertainment world.

Related Anime

Adaptation: Skip Beat!

Characters & Voice Actors

Fuwa, Shoutarou
Fuwa, Shoutarou
Main
Miyano, Mamoru
Japanese
Miyano, Mamoru
Choi, Won Hyeong
Korean
Choi, Won Hyeong
Mogami, Kyoko
Mogami, Kyoko
Main
Inoue, Marina
Japanese
Inoue, Marina
Hostekint, Justine
French
Hostekint, Justine
Tsuruga, Ren
Tsuruga, Ren
Main
Konishi, Katsuyuki
Japanese
Konishi, Katsuyuki
Darumaya Owner
Darumaya Owner
Supporting
Satou, Haruo
Japanese
Satou, Haruo

Staff

Sayama, Kiyoko
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Animation Director
Motoyama, Satoshi
Sound Director
Osedo, Satoshi
Episode Director, Storyboard
Odaka, Yoshinori
Episode Director



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Jul 16, 2013
hinahinaxxchoco
Lovers of comedy, dynamic characters, and stories with the realistic backdrop of a dog-eat-dog show biz world, rejoice! There is a perfectly enjoyable and ultimately very satisfying anime in store for you called Skip Beat!.

Skip Beat! follows the endearing young Kyoko Mogami as she travels 200-something miles across Japan to support her childhood friend Sho in his debut as a pop singer. She continues to bail him out until she finds out he's only been using her for her delicious cooking and wife-like, hardworking traits. And he's allowed to because he is THE Fuwa Sho? Kyoko doesn't think so.

Here's where the anime read more
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Nov 15, 2008
Silberkralle
Story:
Based around a character that wants to become an idol I really didn't expect much from this series. Starting out with that prejudice I was surprised to see new approaches in this business and was instantly drawn by this anime. Unlike other storys full of clichéd stuff, our protagonist (Kyoko) isn't driven by the wish of fame, money or power as it is common. No, all she wants is revenge on her former ... well ... "boyfriend"... kind of... not.

With this the anime's story thrives very much from character developement and I mean REAL character developement. Additionally it is well rounded up with a read more
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Recommendations

Forceful main girls, and both have a vulnerable sides. They also can't stand a certain guy.
Both main characters go into show business and have to over come many challenges in order to act well. They both have trouble finding out how to act out characters as well.

Opening Theme

#1: "Dream Star" by the generous (ep 1-19)
#2: "Renaissance" by the generous (ep 20-25)

Ending Theme

#1: "Namida (ナミダ)" by 2BACKKA (ep 1-19)
#2: "Eien (永遠)" by Yuusaku Kiyama (ep 20-24)
#3: "Dream Star" by the generous (ep. 25)

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