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SKET Dance (Manga)

SKET Dance

Alternative Titles

Japanese: スケットダンス


Type: Manga
Volumes: 32
Chapters: 288
Status: Finished
Published: Aug 28, 2006 to Jul 8, 2013
Authors: Shinohara, Kenta (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen Jump (Weekly)


Score: 8.371 (scored by 3926 users)
Ranked: #2822
Popularity: #356
Members: 9,616
Favorites: 453
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comedy shounen


The manga focuses on the misadventures of the "Campus Support Group" or "Sket-Dan," of Kaimei Gakuen, a club devoted to solving any and all problems brought to it by the staff or student body for the general improvement of campus life. Due to its general lack of meaningful assignments and unglamorous "group of handymen" reputation, the organization is treated with widespread contempt and it is composed of only three members.

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Related Manga

Alternative version: SKET Dance
Side story: SKET Dance: Extra Dance
Character: Gintama, Inumarudashi
Adaptation: SKET Dance OVA, SKET Dance


Fujisaki, Yusuke
Onizuka, Hime
Usui, Kazuyoshi

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Mar 25, 2012
( Sorry english isn't my first language (; 3 ;) )

With endless sequel of comedy, sket dance is one of the best gag manga I've ever seen. This manga is a great choice if you want to relax from your busy time or when you want to read together with your friends. This is the manga that can make you laught as hard as you can, bwahaha....

Story 8 :
Sket dance's story tells about an activity of highschool club that accept all the request of the other students. But, the request is not an average request. Every chapter have their read more
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Jul 26, 2009
This review is by me as of chapter 97, so its actually up to date...

The manga is essentially comedy based; its shounen after all. However, the characters themselves are what truly make the manga.

In the series you'll find several characters each with their own trials and tribulations they are trying to overcome. And in between the AMAZING comedy (I laugh out loud IRL like every chapter) which includes many inside jokes from the series itself, and gets more funny as it goes on, there is a level of drama that is unexpected at all for a series like this.

The way the characters and stories are read more
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Oct 21, 2009
To be honest, when my brother told me about this manga i was a little skeptical on the grounds that it sounded a lot like another SJ title known as Gintama. That (to this day) is true. In fact the main cast is composed of three leads as well. But there's a reason as to why the two series's share similarities, Kenta Shinohara(the author) oppenly stated that used to work as an assistant under Hideaki Sorachi (the author of Gintama). So it's natural for the influence to be there and ,to be honest, aside from the plot (Three leads do all sorts of nonsensical read more
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Dec 9, 2007

Reviewing the Cases
by radiantfire

For this review, I will be analysing Sket Dance by Shinohara Kenta. I have read 18 chapters at the time of this writing.

Sket Dance revolves around 'Sket Dan' - a campus support group established to help students and staff with their problems. The chapters are generally episodic, in which they are simply referred to as a "Case." One-off cases are simply that. Some cases, however, span 2 to 3 chapters. These are often my favourite to read.

The art is decent. It's nothing special but it isn't bad either. I have no qualms about it. In fact, I'm quite impressed by the number read more
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User Recommendations

The main characters in both series are involved in taking requests and helping others out. Not only do they situate themselves in often comedic events, but also ones in which emotional threads are tugged.
The premise of both series is similar in the sense that they revolve around school situations that are often comedic in nature. Characters also share the same purpose - that is, to help out students.
Both of these series revolve around school clubs whose members generally involve themselves in helping others. A spirit of comradery is presented, alongside lots of comedy and hints of romance.
The Sket Dan take requests from students to help them out, and Medaka, student council president, has vowed to take all suggestions put in the suggestion box seriously, 24/7, 365/year.
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When you need help, there may be someone that will reach out. For both series, there's a group of characters that help the helpless. Sket Dance and Ookami-san to Shichinin no Nakama-tachi has a characters with a diverse range of personalities. However, their motives are the same - to solve problems for others. The main female protagonists from both series are also tomboys who isn't afraid to speak their minds. Throughout both series, there is also noticeable relationship development between certain characters. However, Sket Dance is more well known for its parody while Ookami-san presents action.
Sket Dance and Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru. takes place in a school life setting (with club gimmick) with a main cast of contrasting personalities While comedy isn't a major factor in SNAFU, Sket Dance portrays that exclusively with its gimmicks. But despite that, both series has a decent amount of drama relating to events in their lives. There's also realism portrayed in both series when it comes to relationships. At the same time, both series are well known for their memorable dialogues.

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