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Ballroom e Youkoso

Alternative Titles

English: Welcome to the Ballroom
Japanese: ボールルームへようこそ


Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 9, 2017 to Dec 17, 2017
Premiered: Summer 2017
Broadcast: Sundays at 02:08 (JST)
Licensors: Ponycan USA
Studios: Production I.G
Source: Manga
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.321 (scored by 53,607 users)
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Ranked: #2142
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Popularity: #686
Members: 128,325
Favorites: 1,442
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A professional dancer named Sengoku rescues Tatara, an introverted third-year middle school student who is being harassed by delinquents. Tatara ends up at Sengoku's dance studio where he meets Shizuku Hanaoka, a schoolmate he comes to secretly idolize. From this defining moment when Tatara enters the world of dance. Sengoku is a free-spirited, dynamic international dancer who recognizes Tatara's potential and begins to coach him. Through dance, Tatara meets another schoolmate, a dance prodigy named Kiyoharu. Through these new friendships, Tatara develops a passionate desire to improve as a dancer and be accepted by his peers and rivals, which nurtures his own native talent. And through interaction with Tatara, other dance members are encouraged to take steps to overcome their own challenges and issues.


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Characters & Voice Actors


Itazu, Yoshimi
Kikuta, Hiromi
Sound Director
Okuno, Haruo
Episode Director, Storyboard, Animation Director
Komatsu, Mikako
Theme Song Performance

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#1: "10% roll, 10% romance" by UNISON SQUARE GARDEN (eps 1-11)
#2: "Invisible Sensation" by UNISON SQUARE GARDEN (eps 12-24)

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#1: "Maybe the next waltz" by Mikako Komatsu (eps 1-11)
#2: "Swing heart direction" by Mikako Komatsu (eps 12-24)

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Dec 16, 2017
Pipe (All reviews)
"This adaptation is like a painting, it has a beautiful frame that could be the story itself presented and maintained throughout the show, and the remarkable artistic quality of the main characters enclosed in this frame that is compared to the hypnotic and vivid sunset that fascinates our eyes and earns our total attention."

At first, you may be a bit skeptical after reading the summaries of this anime, the central theme is a bit unusual, a ballroom anime. Also, you can consider, a dance competition, another anime about some championships or tournaments that could be similar to any other sports anime, but you could be read more
Dec 16, 2017
Stark700 (All reviews)
Competition is a beautiful thing. It makes us strive to accomplish, to win, and hope that we can simply be good at something in our lives. When it comes to expressing talent, we try to be the show-off and express it like a form of art. For a guy named Tatara Fujita, he just wants to prove to the world that he can be good at something. That is, one day…he discovers the world of ballroom dancing.

Watching Ballroom e Youkoso (Welcome to the Ballroom) feels like taking a journey down memory lane. I’m talking about the type of memory lane where you were once a read more
Dec 16, 2017
TrdFergasn (All reviews)
Have I properly read the manga for Welcome to the Ballroom? No, but I have seen it; I’ve seen more than enough to know that the original creator put a ton of work and passion into his manga. While you could make the same argument for the anime, you can’t argue about the anime’s budget. Yup, that’s right ladies and gentlemen. Production I.G. themselves finally made what I think we can all agree to be a BAD ADAPTATION.

This anime has the sleek character designs of Haikuu!, the art style of Haikyuu!, the score of Haikuu!, but not the animation. What made sports shows read more
Dec 16, 2017
Aman_Bhaskar (All reviews)
Anime Has often surprised me with the fact that how unpredictable it can really get. We often think to ourselves, that having watched so many shows, nothing can really surprise us anymore, But yet again, we are proved wrong with every new season. Take Fune wo amu for example, I never thought i will watch an anime about dictionaries, And yet I found myself loving it more and more. And now we have Ballroom, An anime which explores the world of ballroom dancing, A sport which is perhaps is one of the most peculiar one out there , and perhaps the most read more


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