“Dance” refers to the rhythmic movement of the body, which is sometimes accompanied by music. But that doesn’t mean you can’t dance without music. Dance allows you to express feelings that cannot be expressed in words.
Dance as an art form has evolved over time in response to culture and environment. This evolution has resulted in the emergence of various dance forms all over the world.
Dance has evolved into one of the most popular forms of entertainment and expression throughout the world. As a result, I’ve compiled a list of the thirteen best Dance Anime you should watch.
13. Tribe Cool Crew
Haneru Tobitatsu is a hyperactive middle schooler who loves to dance. Haneru practises outside Memorial Hall every day after school, inspired by his idol Jey El, the hottest star in the world of dancing. Unbeknownst to him, his “secret” practise sessions are being watched by Kanon Otosaki, whose true identity is the famous online dancer, Rhythm, and who also practises at the same location. When Haneru learns of this, he expresses an immediate desire to collaborate with her.
Slowly realising the joy of performing in front of others, the duo enters the world of street dancing, where they meet Kumonosuke, Mizuki, and Yuzuru, eventually forming the dance group “Tribe Cool Crew.” As they face tough competition, they strive to one day realise their dream of performing on the same stage as Jey El.
12. Brave Beats
Hibiki Kazaguruma, a sixth-grader, meets an amusing little robot named Bureikin one day on her way home from school. Bureikin, a dancer from another dimension, challenged the dance king for the throne and lost. He was stripped of his Dance Stones (the stones of dance power) and banished to the human world. Bureikin must collect all of the Dance Stones scattered around Earth in order to regain his power.
11. Pop in Q
The plot starts the day before the graduation ceremony. Each of the five middle school girls is preoccupied with her real life. These girls meet in a fantasy world after being sent there by a random occurrence. They learn about the impending crisis that the world is facing there. The only way to avoid this crisis is for the five to work together and unite their five hearts as one through dance.
However, because the five are unable to love the world and are unable to express their true feelings to one another, their hearts are unable to unite. The deadline is quickly approaching. Can the five girls’ dance save the world? Will they be able to complete their studies?
10. Dance Dance Danseur
Junpei Murao was enthralled by ballet as a child, but when his father died in his second year of middle school, he decided he needed to become more “masculine,” and he abandoned his dreams. While still a ballet fan, he learns the martial art of Jeet Kune Do and quickly becomes popular in his class. Then, one day, a new transfer student named Miyako Godai enters Junpei’s class; her mother owns a ballet studio. Miyako notices Junpei’s interest in ballet and invites him to join her for a ballet class.
Tsumugi Takanashi did not expect to be named manager of the agency’s new male idol group on her first day of work at her father’s small production agency. Tsumugi, though surprised that her father is entrusting her with such a large project so soon, vows to do everything she can to help the seven young boys. Tsumugi meets with her father after seeing how well the boys work together and learns that her first job as manager will be to cut four boys from the group. This is due to her father’s belief that managing seven idols is too difficult, and the current top group, TRIGGER, only has three members.
Tsumugi returns to her father after an impromptu audition and boldly declares that she will not cut anyone from the group because each member has a unique allure that collectively enhances the group’s appeal. She returns to the boys, who are overjoyed that none of them will have to give up on their dreams. They form IDOLiSH7 and prepare to face the fiercely competitive world of idols.
8. Aikatsu Stars!
Yume Nijino has been accepted into Four Stars Academy, which is home to the stunning and talented S4 idol group. She and the other newcomers are determined to find their talent, with options such as beauty, singing, dancing, or drama. They face a difficult road ahead of them, and they must rely on one another to overcome their weaknesses and develop their unique strengths.
Yume performs brilliantly at the first-years’ opening performances, but faints and has no recollection of being on stage at all. Struggling to find her talent, she meets Rola “Laura” Sakuraba, and the two form a friendly rivalry while learning and improving together.
Despite their differences, all of the students share a common goal: to become the next S4 idol. However, if they want to join the elite S4, they must work hard, be determined, and work well with others.
7. The [email protected]
765 Production Studio manages the distinct talents of 13 professional idols as they gradually rise to the top and become national celebrities. But the girls’ journey is not all fun and games: hard work, sweat, and tears are some of the requirements for success in this industry—and for 765 Pro in particular, keeping a close eye on their rival, the infamous 961 Production.
However, as the girls’ fame grows, so does their time together as a family, and the very popularity they sought is now threatening to tear them apart. A difficult balance of work and bonding must be achieved, or everyone risks drifting apart. These idols’ personal and professional trials cannot be overcome alone, but with each other’s loving support, any obstacle or hardship can be overcome!
6. Love Live! School Idol Project
Otonokizaka High School is in trouble! With the number of students enrolling decreasing year after year, the school is set to close after the current first-year class graduates. Honoka Kousaka, a second-year student, isn’t going down without a fight. In her search for a solution, she discovers popular school idol group A-RISE and decides to form her own school idol group. Honoka forms’s (pronounced “muse”) with the help of her childhood friends Umi Sonoda and Kotori Minami in order to raise awareness and popularity of her school.
Unfortunately, all of this is easier said than done. Eri Ayase, president of the student council, is adamantly opposed to the formation of a school idol group and will do everything in her power to prevent it from being formed. Furthermore, Honoka and her friends are having difficulty recruiting new members. However, the Love Live, a competition to determine the best and most popular school idol groups in Japan, may be able to help them gain the much-needed attention. With the contest quickly approaching, Honoka must act quickly and diligently to form a school idol group and win the Love Live in order to save Otonokizaka High School.
5. One Piece: Django’s Dance Carnival
Luffy and his crew are at a dance carnival on Mirror Ball Island. Marines spot them just as Jango the hypnotist flees from them. Jango hypnotises the entire island to dance the night away in his desperate attempt to escape, trapping Luffy and the others in the dance carnival.
Naru Sekiya is a typical 14-year-old girl with typical intelligence, athleticism, and talents. She had hoped that starting high school would change everything. Unfortunately, this is not the case, and she continues to be a wallflower. Why can’t real life be like a fairy tale, with a handsome prince rescuing a poor girl from obscurity and transforming her into a dazzling princess?
Her ordinary student life is turned upside down when she meets a blonde girl dancing on top of a shrine’s gate.
Naru believes the girl is a fairy, but she is also a regular girl. But she’s also a transfer student from America named Hana who fell in love with yosakoi, a type of dance, and came to Japan with the intention of starting her own club! Hana, ecstatic that she’s classmates with the girl she met the night before, tries to persuade Naru to join the brand new yosakoi club. Unfortunately, the thought of dancing in front of everyone frightens her!
Will Hana be able to persuade Naru to join the club? Is Naru going to fall in love with Yosakoi? Discover the answer in Hanayamata!
3. Hula Fulla Dance
Hiwa Natsunagi is a hula dance novice who accepts a job as a hula dancer at the Spa Resort Hawaiians hotel.Hiwa, a recent high school graduate who is unsure of what she wants to do with her life, decides to follow in the footsteps of her late sister and become a professional Hula dancer. When she joins a group of four other girls, it quickly becomes clear that she is the weak link in the group—and that if she wants to make Hula her career, she must grow as a dancer and as a person.
2. Princess Tutu
Princess Tutu is a storey about heroes and their fight against fate. Their beliefs, feelings, and, ultimately, actions will determine whether or not this fairy tale can end happily ever after.
The clumsy, sweet, and gentle Ahiru (Japanese for “duck”) appears to be an unlikely protagonist in a fairy tale come to life. In reality, Ahiru is just as magical as the town’s talking cats and crocodiles—after all, Ahiru is a duck! Ahiru, who has been transformed into a human girl by the mysterious Drosselmeyer, soon discovers the reason for her existence. Ahiru can transform into Princess Tutu, a beautiful and talented ballet dancer whose dances soothe people’s hearts, by using her magical egg-shaped pendant. Ahiru accepts the challenge of collecting the lost shards of her prince’s heart, which he had shattered long ago in order to seal an evil raven away for all eternity.
1. Welcome to the Ballroom
Tatara Fujita is a shy middle schooler with no plans for the future. He has gotten by in life by avoiding conflict and blending in with the crowd. However, blending in isn’t enough to keep him out of trouble because some bullies harass him for money. Fortunately, he is rescued by a man named Kaname Sengoku.
Tatara is invited to Kaname’s dance studio. Tatara is captivated by Sengoku’s commanding presence, despite the fact that he would never normally set foot in such a place. When Tatara is given the opportunity to dance with fellow classmate Shizuku Hanaoka, who frequently practises at the studio, he realises there’s something about the idea of being in the spotlight and dancing in front of people that keeps him coming back. Tatara embarks on his journey into the world of competitive dance with a sincere and passionate desire to improve.