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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

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Currently Airing
Aired: Jul 9, 2017 to ?
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

Statistics

Score: 8.071 (scored by 10,479 users)
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Ranked: #4392
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Popularity: #1101
Members: 62,498
Favorites: 318
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Synopsis

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


Staff

Itazu, Yoshimi
Director
Kikuta, Hiromi
Sound Director
Komatsu, Mikako
Theme Song Performance
UNISON SQUARE GARDEN
Theme Song Performance


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"10% roll, 10% romance" by UNISON SQUARE GARDEN

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"Maybe the next waltz" by Mikako Komatsu




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Aug 13, 2017
ShaneM (All reviews)
Anime is an imaginative medium in which the potential is endless. An anime can have nigh any subject matter; be it a merchant and his wolf-girl companion dealing in economics, or a lone otaku who finds his passion for bicycling. So, how then would I say I feel about an Anime whose chosen subject matter is ballroom dancing?

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Pretty fantastic.

Ballroom e Youkoso follows a very similar format to prior sports animes, such as: Kuroko no Basket, Haikyuu!!, Baby Steps, and many more. The primary difference being that this show takes the initiative to apply this format to an idiosyncratic subject matter; that being read more
Aug 13, 2017
susan00 (All reviews)
Now that, is seriously an unexpected but a very pleasant surprise. Damn, that is something really lighting up! Dancing TV shows have really been a trend lately, but what I’ve just witnessed is something much more impressive. The anime is 100% about ballroom dancing exclusively.

This is the very first anime series dedicated to professional ballroom dancing, if I’m correct, hell, that’s the first anime dedicated to dancing at all! There’s been lots of shows about all other kinds of sports like basketball, football, baseball, tennis, volleyball, swimming,… and tooons of others, and finally, FINALLY, we’ve got to ballroom dancing, which can’t make me anything but read more
Aug 13, 2017
riorangel21 (All reviews)
Sports shows sometimes are very hard to handle especially on the art and animation category. Some studio really pushed their limits just to achieve and match the sports for the sake of the overall production of the series. But don't you worry, Production I.G is back to save the day! before I conclude my review, let me discuss the show's fine points and noticeable flaws

This really bothers me when I watched the very first episode. The similarities between this show and Hajime no Ippo's pilot episode is insane. This is definitely interesting or rather annoying for other people but for me atleast, I read more
Aug 14, 2017
Gustraff (All reviews)
That anime is really promissing. The history begins on that old formula of standard guy that is really confused about which professional line he shall trail, because he has no real passion for anything. But, then, he discovers the world of dancing, and learns that he has talent to develops really fast.

Despite the cliche, the show has a nice pace based on the script
objectivity. The 6 episodes aired are really packed with a catching history focused on his dance development and dance studio daily activities.

The art is really good, if you watch any professional dancing video, you can see that the animation remains loyal to read more

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