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Sket Dance  
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The hilarious misadventures of the "Sket Dan"; a couple of high schoolers who help out people as part of their club activity: Himeko, the hot-headed ex-delinquent with a soft spot for cute things and a taste for strange food; Switch, the brainy otaku who only talks via a computerized speech-application; and Bossun, the atypical leader of this looney bunch, with the amazing power to... concentrate very hard!

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


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Associated Names
สเก็ต ดานซ์ (Thai)

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Latest Release(s)
v.30 c.269 by Soldier Hero (10d ago)
v.30 c.268 by Soldier Hero (12d ago)
v.30 c.266-267 by Soldier Hero (15d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
32 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Vol 21, Chap 182

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User Rating
Average: 8.5 / 10.0 (411 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.38 / 10.0
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Last Updated
July 8th 2014, 7:14pm PST

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Weekly Pos #467 increased(+148)
Monthly Pos #270 decreased(-40)
3 Month Pos #360 increased(+250)
6 Month Pos #548 increased(+129)

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On 1966 reading lists
On 1127 wish lists
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Sket Dance Enters Climax in 32nd Volume 396 days, 9 hours, 39 minutes ago
Is there a flashback/prologue type chapter? 428 days, 2 hours, 26 minutes ago
What chapter does the anime end on 656 days, 9 hours, 10 minutes ago
Funny part. 773 days, 3 hours, 20 minutes ago
Do you like the romance? 987 days, 3 hours, 37 minutes ago

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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by JHax9999
April 22nd, 2009, 3:32pm
This is like Gintama in a high school setting:
--We have three kids (2 boys, 1 girl) who form a club (the sket-dan), which takes on odd jobs for students and teachers around the school.
--The girl is crazy violent and skilled in fighting.
--One of the boy wears glasses. (A handsomer/cooler version of Shinpachi)
--The leader has curly hair.
--The sket-dan's rival group is the student council, which is kinda like the Shinsegumi in this manga.
--The std. council vice-president is arch-rival to our main character.
--The std. council secretary is a verbally abusive sadist.
--Heck, even the council president looks kinda like Kondo, except he's smarter.
--And throughout the manga, they either reference or do parodies of other shounen manga (bleach, naruto, one piece, etc.), kinda like... you guessed it! Gintama!

(If you read/watch Gintama at all, you'd understand the similarities I'm describing)

Anyway, if you like Gintama, chances are you're gonna find this manga pretty awesome. It's stupidly funny, refreshingly witty, and fun as all heck. Now I'm just waiting for someone to animate this so I can enjoy it on the big screen.

... Last updated on April 25th, 2009, 2:35am
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I very love this..   
Rating: N/A
by Lexiand the 12
March 25th, 2009, 3:02am
This one is freaking hilarious! a laugh until I cry. but there's part that pretty dark, I don't dislike it but its a part of the story. all the character's are cute especially Momoka=) I will give that a perfect 10!!

... Last updated on March 28th, 2009, 7:14am
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Rating: N/A
by Kratos330
June 11th, 2008, 2:35pm
This manga is sooooo funny, mocking all the other shonen series. But i love how they make it so serious even when it looks so stupid. But the latest arc is pretty dark....
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Great XD   
Rating: N/A
by Seyram
April 21st, 2008, 3:32pm
I totally love this manga!!! I find myself suffocating from laughing all the time XD
It has also a nice art and the characters are very likable and kind of original (just look at the guy speaking through a computer instead of his mouth... biggrin).

Personally I especially recommend chapter 14 from vol 2...sooooooooooo CUUUUUUUUUTEEE!!!!!!!!!! <3
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Love it!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Saexel
April 6th, 2008, 3:15pm
This is one of those rare manga that actually has me laughing out loud. The characters are great, as is the art and especially the humor. This series has high potential, and I think it's too bad that it doesn't get all too much recognition. I have no idea why anyone would give it a low score.

... Last updated on April 6th, 2008, 3:16pm
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i love it!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by lys
April 1st, 2008, 8:20pm
I don't read much shounen manga. But this is so good. It fulfills its intentions perfectly: it's absolutely hilarious, makes fun of all the things I love and love-to-hate about manga (both shounen and shoujo cliches have their turns), and despite the heavy emphasis on humour it has enough thoughtfulness to make the characters seem real and interesting and sympathetic to the reader (rather than two-dimentional characters simply there to fill a role or carry out a gag). Gives me a big smile every time there's a new release biggrin
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Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by lime123
October 26th, 2007, 5:51am
love the comedy. This manga as barbapapa said is refreshing. It's probably the only manga i look forward to in jump as of now.
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Fun reading   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by barbapapa
October 12th, 2007, 7:16am
Quite the breath of fresh air in a clichéd magazine such as Shonen Jump. The comedy's great, dramatic scenes are well executed, and it seems to handle the day-to-day stories with verve so far.
Similar to Gintama that it doesn't take itself serious at all, endlessly mocking all that you can expect from a shonen manga.

... Last updated on April 2nd, 2008, 8:19am
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