SKET Dance
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SKET Dance

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Japanese: SKET DANCE


Type: Manga
Volumes: 32
Chapters: 288
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 14, 2007 to Jul 8, 2013
Genres: ComedyComedy, DramaDrama, SchoolSchool, ShounenShounen
Authors: Shinohara, Kenta (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen Jump (Weekly)


Score: 8.381 (scored by 91259,125 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #1762
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Popularity: #420
Members: 22,505
Favorites: 1,237
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Kaimei High School is full of eccentric individuals, students, and teachers alike. Amongst the school's many clubs is the SKET Brigade, officially known as the Living Assistance Club. Comprised of the somewhat idiotic Yuusuke "Bossun" Fujisaki, the gallant Hime "Himeko" Onizuka, and the silent but surprisingly popular Kazuyoshi "Switch" Usui, the SKET Brigade is dedicated to solving various problems on campus. However, the club rarely receives requests, so the members spend most of their time messing around with random, trivial matters. Both hilarious and heartwarming, SKET Dance is a lighthearted comedy following the daily high school lives of an odd trio of friends.

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SKET Dance won the 55th Shogakukan Manga Award for best shounen manga in 2009.

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Mar 23, 2015
fodderchara18 (All reviews)
Note: More than a review, this is more like a short, personal reflection after reading the entire manga, so if you are looking for a very specific or detailed review, you won't find it here.

Nonetheless, it would make me happy if you still decide to give it a try after reading this^^

Having said that, on to the actual review:

It's always sad when a story that you like a lot eventually comes to an end. I must say that chapter 286 made me tear up a bit, which is something that I rarely do whenever i'm reading/watching something, even if I like it an awful read more
Apr 2, 2018
iMysteriousAura (All reviews)
This is my review for SKET Dance. I'll be referring to the characters by what they are most commonly called in the manga. Please note that this review is structured around how I personally felt about the manga: objectively, it deserves an overall rating of 9 (individual ratings being 8/8/10 for story, art, and character, respectively), but subjectively, I give it a 10.

Story: 9/10

As this is a mostly a comedy shounen series, it does not have much of a plot. We get chapter and chapter of hilarious moment by the SKET Dan. So why did I give the story a 9? That's because of the read more
Dec 12, 2014
dratsab (All reviews)
Fujisaki Yuusuke (bossun) creates a club to help people, SKET-Dan with 2 of his friends, Onizuka Hime (himeko) and Usui Kazuyoshi (switch). this club takes a lot of kind request, from taking care of monkey until find a missing item.

it didn't sound very good, didn't it? but i promise you, your time to read this is really worth it. it toys with your emotion. this manga can make you laugh so hard, whether it's because Bossun's ridiculous action or Himeko's tsukkomi that usually comes because of Bossun's action. it also can make you sad, especially at switch's or bossun's background story. but most of the read more
Mar 5, 2017
megarock327 (All reviews)
I think this may be a series that you will either love or hate, since it is not the traditional series a person would see in Weekly Shonen Jump. The plot is based on a group of high school students, known as the Sket-Dan, and they assist the people in the community by doing odd jobs. Immediately, you may think that this is a rip-off of the series Gintama, but it does have a few similarities to Gintama. For one, it has a 3 person group that consist of 2 boys and a girl. One being the main character of the story, the other being read more

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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

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Japan's Weekly Manga Rankings for November 12th - 18th

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