Anime Review: Welcome to the Ballroom Ep.1 Turns Heels and Heads

Welcome to the Ballroom Episode 1: “Welcome to Ogasawara Dance Studio” Production IG’s Welcome to the Ballroom’s blends realistic scenes of everyday Japanese life and hyper-stylized cuts of ballroom dancing to form an eye-catching introduction in what looks to be the one-of-a-kind show this summer. Based on Tomo Takeuchi’s manga of the same name, Welcome to the Ballroom follows the story of Fujita Tatara, an aimless middle schooler looking for a passion before entering high school. A DVD of a national competition sucks Tatara into ballroom dance’s mystique, goading him with the promise of an audience of thousands paying to watch him. … Continue reading Anime Review: Welcome to the Ballroom Ep.1 Turns Heels and Heads