SKET Dance

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: スケットダンス
English: SKET Dance
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Type: TV
Episodes: 77
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 7, 2011 to Sep 27, 2012
Premiered: Spring 2011
Broadcast: Thursdays at 18:00 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Manga
Genre: ComedyComedy
Theme: SchoolSchool
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.211 (scored by 8506285,062 users)
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Ranked: #3642
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Popularity: #1082
Members: 225,918
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At Kaimei High School there is a special club dedicated to helping others known as the SKET Brigade. The brains of the group is Kazuyoshi "Switch" Usui, a tech-savvy otaku who speaks through speech synthesis software, while the brawn is provided by Hime "Himeko" Onizuka, the hockey stick-wielding girl once known as "Onihime." And last but not least, their leader is Yuusuke "Bossun" Fujisaki, whose latent ability is evoked by his goggles, allowing him to summon the awesome power of extraordinary concentration.

However, most of the school only know them as the club that handles odd jobs. Many of their days are spent in the clubroom slacking off, but when there is something to be done, they give their all to help others—usually in sincere, but unintentionally hilarious, ways. The SKET Brigade do all they can to provide support, kindness, encouragement, and troubleshooting to any students crazy enough to ask for their services.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Characters & Voice Actors


Kawaguchi, Keiichirou
Director, Sound Director
Yoshihara, Tatsuya
Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation, In-Between Animation, Animation Director, Assistant Animation Director


Opening Theme

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1: "Kakko Warui I love you! (カッコ悪いI love you!)" by French Kiss (eps 2-17)
2: "Michi (道)" by The Sketchbook (eps 18-26)
3: "Graffiti" by Gackt (eps 27-39)
4: "Message" by The Sketchbook (eps 40-46, 48-51)
5: "Reboot" by everset (eps 53-63)
6: "Clear" by The Sketchbook (eps 65-76)

Ending Theme

1: "Kakko Warui I love you! (カッコ悪いI love you!)" by French Kiss (eps 1,51)
2: "Comic Sonic" by The Pillows (eps 2-16)
3: "Funny Bunny (Rock Stock Version)" by The Pillows (eps 17)
4: "Clover (クローバー)" by The Sketchbook (eps 18-24, 26)
5: "Kioku (キヲク)" by The Sketchbook (eps 25)
6: "Milk to Chocolate (ミルクとチョコレート)" by ChocoLe (eps 27-36, 38-39)
7: "HERO" by The Sketchbook (eps 37)
8: "Party! Hallelujah! (パーリー!ハレルヤ!)" by SKET ROCK (Yusuke Fujisaki [CV: Hiroyuki Yoshino], Sasuke Tsubaki [CV: Hiro Shimono], Kazuyoshi Usui [CV: Tomokazu Sugita], Soujirou Agata [CV: Tomokazu Seki]) (eps 40-46, 49-50)
9: "Message" by The Sketchbook (eps 47)
10: "Birthday" by The Sketchbook (eps 48)
11: "Colors" by The Sketchbook (eps 52-61, 63)
12: "Sekai wa Okujou de Miwataseta (世界は屋上で見渡せた)" by SKET x Sketch (eps 65-69, 71-72, 74-75)
13: "Sekai wa Okujou de Miwataseta: Gasshou Ver. (世界は屋上で見渡せた ~合唱 Ver.~)" by Kaimei Gakuen Seitokai Shikko-bu (開盟学園生徒会執行部) (eps 70)
14: "Startup" by The Sketchbook (eps 77)

Episode Videos


Jan 5, 2024
Man, I did not expect Sket Dance to be this good—honestly, it's one of, if not the best Comedy animes of all time. Words cannot describe how much I laughed at this.

Sket Dance is about a group of 3 high schools part of the Sket-Dan club that is aimed to help people with various tasks. The premise reminded me of Violet Evergarden's way of storytelling, in that it isn't solely about the main character but in-depth telling of many supporting characters. It is like that for Sket Dance as well, I know a lot about the supporting characters too.

The 3 characters are amazing. Bossun, Onihime, ...
Nov 9, 2016
Mixed Feelings
SKET Dance is a slice of life comedy manga written and illustrated by Shinohara Kenta. In 2011, Tatsunoko, the same studio behind Kyatto Ninden Teyandee & C: The Money of Soul and Possibility Control, started airing an anime adaptation. The anime lasted for nearly eighty episodes and ran for over a year, ending in late 2012.It was introduced to me as like Gintama, but done well. So how true is that and is it worth watching?


Kaimei High School has an unusual student organisation. This is the titular SKET Dan, a support club that helps students or other clubs who need them. It has three members, ...
Jun 15, 2022
Preliminary (40/77 eps)
Ok, first of all, let's get the elephant out of the room. As many have done before me, I must compare it to Gintama.
The show is about a trio doing odd jobs. The cast of SKET Dance is almost an identical copy of Gintama's, just painted a bit differently and lacking the effort. SKET Dance is like the 4kids version.
The humor feels tame and fails to land most of the time. For me, it was the weird constant change of tone in a single episode, the bad comedic timing and the voice acting that ruined most scenes. I mention the voice acting but I rather ...

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Recent News

Sket Dance Manga Ends This July

Manganewsjapon has reported that Sket Dance will end its run in the July 8th issue of Shonen Jump at chapter 288. Source: Crunchyroll, Manganewsjapon

OVA of SKET Dance Announced

According to the official website, an OVA of SKET Dance was announced to be released in February 2013. It will animate one of the popular manga chapters and will be more

Recent Forum Discussion

Really underated
Ilhan391 - Jul 5, 2022
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May 1, 11:47 AM
Poll: SKET Dance Episode 77 Discussion ( 1 2 3 )
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SKET Dance Season 3?
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Help: SKET Dance filler episodes?
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Dec 25, 2023 9:52 PM
Poll: SKET Dance Episode 41 Discussion
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