News Bakuman x Sket Dance Crossover Anime Episodes Planned
posted on 2011-10-03 07:30 EDT by Egan Loo
The 43rd issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine announced on Monday that the Bakuman anime and Sket Dance anime will collaborate for three crossover episodes.
Two episodes will run in October, and one will run in November, but no further details about the episodes' release dates or story have been announced. Weekly Shonen Jump will publish the next announcement, including information about the character or characters who will hold the key to the crossover, on October 24.
Death Note creators Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata have been serializing the Bakuman manga about Moritaka Mashiro, a junior high school student who is persuaded to work towards becoming a manga creator by two classmates. Kenta Shinohara's Sket Dance manga revolves around several students in a high school who form the "Sket Group" to solve any trouble in the student body. Both manga run in Weekly Shonen Jump. The second anime season of Bakuman premiered on Saturday on NHK's E-Tele channel, while the Sket Dance anime has been running on the TV Tokyo network since April.
Weekly Shonen Jump announced last month that two crossover episodes between Gintama and Sket Dance would air on September 26 and September 29.
Images © Tsugumi Ohba, Takeshi Obata, Shueisha/NHK, NEP, Sho Pro
© Kenta Shinohara/Shueisha, Kaimei Gakuen Seikatsu Shien-Bu
Update: More background information added.
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