Dance Dance Danseur Premieres April 8th, Reveals New Key Visual & PV Trailer

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© George Asakura, Shogakukan/project Dance Dance Danseur

A new key visual and PV trailer for the upcoming anime Dance Dance Danseur has been released and will broadcast on April 8th, 2022. Crunchyroll has licensed the series and will stream the series as it airs. 

Daiki Yamashita voices lead protagonist Junpei Murao. Kouki Uchiyama plays Ruou Mori while Kaede Hondo voices Miyako Godai. 

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© George Asakura, Shogakukan/project Dance Dance Danseur

MAPPA will be in charge of animation production. Munehisa Sakai (ZOMBIE LAND SAGA REVENGE) is director of the series, Yoshimi Narita (I-Chu) is the series scriptwriter, and Hitomi Hasegawa is the chief animation director and character designer. 

The anime adaptation is based on the manga of the same name by George Asakura. The 2015 manga was first serialized in Shogakukan’s Weekly Big Comic Spirits and has published 22 tankoubon volumes so far.

Crunchyroll describes Dance Dance Danseur as: 

Danseur noble — a ballet dancer qualified to dance the role of the prince.

Second-year junior high school student Junpei Murao was fascinated by ballet as a boy, but gave up on dancing after his father’s death, as he had to become a man. However, one day, a beautiful transfer student named Godai Miyako appears before him.

Miyako takes notice in Junpei’s love of ballet and invites him to dance with her. Along with Miyako’s cousin Mori Ruou, he begins his career as a full-fledged ballet dancer, with the aim of becoming the world’s best dancer — the Danseur noble! Only those who have sacrificed everything are permitted to stand in the beautiful and harsh world of classical ballet.

What will be the fate of a total beginner like Junpei?!

Source: Dance Dance Danseur Official Twitter, Dance Dance Danseur Website

William Moo is a freelance writer who has previously written for OTAQUEST and MANGA.TOKYO. He enjoys watching lots of anime every season and reading from time to time. You can follow him on Twitter @thewriterSITB.
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