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Top 15 Best Dancing Anime That You Should Not Miss

(Last Updated On: January 15, 2023)

I think dance is an activity that makes us feel happy. When we dance, our all stress and problems goes away. What if this pleasurable activity is the part of our most favourite pastime……. Yeah, I’m talking about anime ヾ(≧▽≦*)o…. Anime are widely known for their beautiful opening and closing themes or you can say OSTs.

Top 15 Best Dancing Anime That You Should Not Miss

I think most you people knows about ‘Nippon Egao Hyakkei’…..yes I’m talking about our five cutie ladies. Most of us knows this song but maybe not the name of anime it belongs to (this song belongs to the ending theme of an anime ‘Joshiraku’).[T/N suddenly remembers ‘Buri Buri dance of shinchan] So let go know about some awesome Dance Anime(s)…(≧∇≦)ノ

15. Hanayamata

So this title name comes from first two letters of our five little angel’s name: Hana, Naru, Yaya, Machi and Tami. Naru Sekiya is a 14 years old girl who is in love with fairy tale that….that one day she saw a fairy? *rubs eyes* Oh no no that’s the new transfer sweetie…Haru who is a foreigner. Naru who doesn’t have interest in things for long time (yeah except her fairy tales) find herself attracted to enticement of Haru towards Yosakai (a type ofJapanese festive dance).

This story contains the information about alluring dance form of Yosakai and how Naru’s friends help her, encourage her, motivate her and stood with her to help Hana learning about Yosakai and to let Naru stick with her new found interest that she really wants to explore (really heart warming ah(❁´◡`❁))

14. Brave beats

This is the story about bunch of kids (I mean literally ‘kids’) helping some adorable alien robots to collect Dance Stones…. Hibiki Kazaguruma who studies in 6th grade found a robot Bureikin on the way to home. Bureikin who wanted the throne challenged dance king but was lost in the battle˚‧º·(˚ ˃̣̣̥⌓˂̣̣̥ )‧º·˚ so his dance stones were taken and scattered in human world.

So he was sent on Earth to retrieve those stones. Hibiki decided to help Bureikin in his journey and fused with Bureikin to form Flash beats. Retrieve a stone *boom* power is coming *boom* new moves are coming….. But what happens when there are some villians who wants that stone too 😰….oh not that serious it will be dance battles and believe me their dance moves are so amazing that I’ve become a fan of it(✪ω✪)/

13. Tribal Cool Crew

What is the most happiest moment that can happen in a fan’s life…..obviously it’s to share the same stage with your idol (≧﹏≦). Haneru Tobitayu a middle school student has a great passion for dancing influenced by his idol Jey El (famous dancer of the world and a hottie too🥵🥵*cough). So he practiced everyday outside the memorial hall unknown to that a girl who is as passionate as him for dance but shy to show her dance in front of others is watching him.

This is our famous online dancer Kanon Otosaki. After knowing each other they readily teams up and go for street performances where they met thier other team members Kumonosuke, Mizuki and Yuzuru (T/N 👀they look like goons…umm anyways) and begin their journey to make thier Tribal crew famous worldwide…. OMG their amazing hip hop moves have enchanted me… I’m going to dance too😉✌

12. IDOLiSH7

As the name suggested, you can guess this is a idol drama. The story revolves around a little manager of company’s new idol group, Tsumugi Takanashi. She was moved by the trust shown by her father and decided to do everything she can to support the seven young guys…..Yeah you’re read right our male idol consist of 7 charmers (T/N oh my my this level of cuteness and hotness this single one can’t handle *wipes my drool and nosebleed*). Each guy is having his own uniqueness. This anime shows their struggle with their manager to strive hard in this entertainment world and become popular with their hard work and determination. I’m telling you, you won’t regret watching this (ノ´∀`*).

11. Dance Dance Danseur

Tell me does a man doing ballet means he’s feminine? Do only girls can perform ballet?….. No a man van also perform ballet very gracefully. This is what this anime is about. The mai character Junpei Murao was fascinated by ballet from childhood after watching the elegance of a male ballet dancer…. But due to fear of his friends thinking him as a boy with girly interests, he kept is as secret and decided to join soccer club and Jeet Kune Do (a type of modern martial arts) so as to seen as manly…..

But his classmate Miyako Godai saw him imposing a splendid kick combining elegance of ballet and Jeet Kune Do and decided to persuade him to join her mother’s ballet club. Junpei who has once left ballet decided to pursue it again with full commitment…… This anime is soo good… Their big duo eyes OMG(✿ ♥‿♥)

10. AKB0048

If you have interest in interstellar, then this drama is for you….After a cosmic war on Earth, it was impossible for humans to live so they left Earth to live on other planets🥺… The tyrannical and repressive The Deep Galactic Trade Organization banned ‘the source disturbance’ that is music and dance. At that time there was the emergence of a dance group AKB0048 who consists of people from an original dance group AKB48 from Earth.

So they began to perform concerts which soon was discovered by organization and were chased down. So AKBP048 started going to different planets to perform and to avoid being arrested and to let humans regain their passion of dance. So let’s go to join them in their journey (≧∇≦)/

9. Pripara

Pripara (Prism Paradise) is a magical place for becoming idols. It is a world of music, fashion and daily auditions… Ticket to Pripara is the dream of every girl (≧﹏≦) . Laala Manaka and her friends also want to join this dreamland but tooo sad their school inhibits students to join Pripara (◞‸◟ㆀ)…. But destiny…no one can stop it.

Laala Manaka due to some coincidences get her way in Paripara world where she can sing to all her heart’s content unknown to that this path will lead ger to the top of world and she will become people’s most beloved Pripara idol…. Oh my you have to see these cute angelic dollsヾ(*´∀`*)ノ

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8. The Idolm@ster

So here is another anime having idol thingy…… And the good news is that we have got 12 adorable cuties o((>ω< ))o. The story revolve around 765 productions which is a small idol agency. Here in this anime you will somewhat like see the growth of characters. What makes this anime special is that it consist of slice-of-life element in it. It surely will show the hardwork of idols for becoming famous but it also include how this diligent practise keeps them away from their family or any entertaining activities…

You know everyone has their own fears, our ladies have to…and how they will overcome it, you will witness it too. But what makes this anime realistic is the small hints of jealousy and sadness in background….like as the saying goes…Your idols are gorgeous on stage but behind the stage they are still humans (AAAHHHH!!! I feel like crying(>﹏<)). Between this anime has great cinematography as you feel like watching dolls dancing in sreen(☆▽☆)

7. Sket Dance

Well umm…though it’s name is having the word dance but this anime is is not that much related to it. What makes it hooking is it’s both opening and ending music and it’s epic dialogue “Please I need your help…. and ‘they’ would be like “Sure! what’s the problem brother?” Now let’s talk about ‘they’ which are our sweet protagonists.

So Sket dance is a helping group of Kaimai High school consists of three people: Yuusuke Fujisaki (Bossun) is leader, Hime Onizuka (Himeko) the only girl in group and a otaku Kazuyoshi Usui (Switch)… Their main motive was to make life of students easy by providing a helping hand. They give their all to help and support them, encourage them which is really warm😌 ….And the side characters are really really really funny.. How so?? You will know when you watch it😉😉

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6. Wake up, girls!

So it is the story about a small production company i.e. Green Leaves Entertainment which is on the verge of bankruptcy will give second chance to 7 girls who form a band. A company which once popularised fortune tellers, photo idols, magicians and other idols have pin their hopes on this band with no audience….

But as it goes Success doesn’t come easily for anyone…no one is born with talent…if you want people to recognise you, you have to earn that recognition. This is the motto of our girls which help them to go from no audience to a full stadium….The animation is quite good and the story is really motivational {{{(>_<)}}}

5. Aikatsu Stars!

So this is about a girl name Yume Nijino who got admitted into her her dream academy Yotsuboshi Gakuen (Four Star Academy) to become a member of her most admired S4 idol group….Yeah it is another idol drama *sigh*…But it’s all not about dancing as it also includes singing, beauty talent and acting talent. So she with other group members will head on the journey of hard work and teamwork to find their own unique strengths.

She will meet new people and will become popular together..This typically consists of daily idol life and competitions. There will be failures but only to be stepped on for a bright future. The story is a bit intense, darker and romantic which is worth watching. Sooo….go on watch it(●ˇ∀ˇ●)

4. Dance In The Vampire Bund

Well as the name suggest, this anime have vampires but not the normal ‘dance’ but the dance of blood (hahahaha *evil smile*). The story revolves around the vampire princess Mina Tepes who was hiding with her people but due to an incident she has to announce the world about the existence of vampires. So she asked ask for peace between vampires and humans in exchange of paying national debt with her inheritance money and form ‘The Bund’.

But as we all know humans were not happy with this(╥_╥) and this led to conflict between them. In this quest, Mina met a Akira Kaburagi who doesn’t believe in vampires and they both forms a great bonding. But there’s a secret of Akira which he himself doesn’t know awaiting to get revealed (Ah Ah Ah not the vampire thingy (>ᴗ•).

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3. Yuri!!! On Ice

This story revolves around Yuri Katsuki who was once a rising star in figure skating but has to put on hold everything and return back to his hometown ( so sad ( ╥ω╥ )). He went to meet his childhood friend and performs some moves of skating which got uploaded on internet and got the attention of Russian figure skating champion Victor Nikiforov who is the idol of Yuri.

Victor proposes to become the coach of yuri to which Yuri readily agrees. Then we got a new Yuri, Yuri Plisetsky who also wants Victor to become his coach. This led to both the Yuris to compete with each other. This anime is really fun to watch (especially for a fujoshi ψ( ` ∇ ´ )ψ…….(ノ´ з `)ノ).This ends leads to the Yuri Katsuki to buy gold rings and living with Victor practising alongside Yuri P.\( ̄▽ ̄)/.

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2. Princess Tutu

Ahiru is a young and innocent duck ψ( ` ∇ ´ )ψ who lives a simple life in a small pond. One day, she is approached by a mysterious figure known as Drosselmeyer, who grants her the ability to transform into a human girl. With this newfound power, Ahiru discovers her true purpose in life – to bring happiness to others through the art of ballet.

As Princess Tutu, Ahiru uses her graceful dance moves to heal the hearts of those who are burdened by sadness and pain. She quickly becomes known as the “Dancing Princess” and her legend spreads far and wide, inspiring hope and joy in the hearts of all who witness her performances. \( ̄▽ ̄)/.

1. Welcome to the Ballroom

Welcome to the Ballroom is an anime about competitive ballroom dancing (⌒ω⌒)✧✧✧✧✧. It follows Tatara Fujita, a shy and awkward high school student who is introduced to the world of ballroom dancing (⌒ω⌒)✧. With the help of his mentor, Sengoku, and the other members of the dance club, Tatara starts to learn the steps and techniques of ballroom dancing (⌒ω⌒)✧. As he improves and becomes more confident in his dancing (⌒ω⌒)✧, Tatara starts to compete in local and national dance tournaments (⌒ω⌒)✧, where he faces off against other skilled dancers and teams (⌒ω⌒)✧.


The series is known for its realistic and detailed depiction of ballroom dancing (⌒ω⌒)✧, as well as its compelling character development and emotional storytelling (⌒ω⌒)✧. It has received praise for its animation and music (⌒ω⌒)✧, and has been widely popular among anime fans (⌒ω⌒)✧. If you’re a fan of dance or sports anime (⌒ω⌒)✧, or just enjoy a good coming-of-age story (●ˇ∀ˇ●)✧, you might enjoy Welcome to the Ballroom.

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