Brave Beats

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Brave Beats
Brave-beats-poster-small.jpg
Poster of Brave Beats, showcasing the main characters
ブレイブビーツ
(Bureibu Bītsu)
Genre Dance, Superhero fiction
Anime television series
Directed by Yūta Murano
Produced by Chieko Kusunoki (Mētele)
Akiko Hirayama (Asatsu-DK)
Isao Minegishi (BN Pictures)
Written by Atsuhiro Tomioka
Music by avex proworks
A-bee
Studio BN Pictures
Original network Nagoya TV, TV Asahi
Original run October 11, 2015 March 27, 2016
Episodes 22
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Brave Beats (ブレイブビーツ, Bureibu Bītsu) is a Japanese anime television series produced by BN Pictures. It aired from October 11, 2015 to March 27, 2016 when it was replaced by a rerun of Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn the week after.

Plot[edit]

One day, sixth grade student Hibiki Kazaguruma meets a small robot named Breakin. He discovers Breakin can talk, and Breakin tells him that he was banished from the Dance World, and to return, he must collect the Dance Stones, which are scattered all around the planet. Hibiki fuses with Breakin and becomes the dancing superhero Flash Beat. Flash Beat will collect the Dance Stones, but he is not the only one who wants them...

Characters[edit]

Brave Beats
  • Hibiki Kazaguruma (風車 響, Kazaguruma Hibiki) / Flash Beat (フラッシュビート, Furasshu Bīto)
  • Breakin (ブレイキン, Bureikin)
  • Kotone Amamiya (天宮 琴音, Amamiya Kotone) / Wink Beat (ウィンクビート, Winku Bīto)
  • Adeline (アドリーヌ, Adorīnu)
  • Charlie Tsubasa Kaneyama (鐘山・チャーリー・翼, Kaneyama Chārī Tsubasa) / Air Beat (エアビート, Ea Bīto)
  • Air Step Owl (エアステップアウル, Ea Suteppu Auru)
Villains
  • Mink (ミンク, Minku)
  • Tank (タンク, Tanku)
  • Maito Kamiya (神谷 舞人, Kamiya Maito) /Choreo (コレオ, Koreo)
  • Bunga Banga (ブンガバンガ, Bungabanga)
Others
  • Yaharta (ヤハータ, Yahāta) / Dance King (ダンス王, Dansu ō)

Media[edit]

Anime[edit]

The anime is produced by BN Pictures and aired from October 11, 2015 to March 27, 2016 with the same production team who made the 2014 dance anime series Tribe Cool Crew.[1] The opening theme is "pop that!!" performed by lol, and the ending theme is "Hana Hirku Toki" performed by Shion Miyawaki. This is the first of TV Asahi's anime in the 21st century to have an ending theme.

Episode list[edit]

No. Title Original air date
1 "The Dancing Hero?! Fall in Love with My Dance!!"
"Odoru Hīrō!? Ore no Dansu ni aretemina!!" (踊るヒーロー!?俺のダンスに惚れてみな!!) 
October 11, 2015
The Dancerian, Breakin, challenges the King of Dance and loses, getting his Dance Stones scattered across Earth. He must collect them all in order to fight the King again, but he needs the help of an Earthling, Hibiki, to do so. 
2 "Dancing Dinosaur's Attack!!!"
(踊る恐竜大進撃!!) 
October 17, 2015
Hibiki and Breakin are arguing and Breakin leaves home! Later there is a new Dance Stone on display in a museum and new villains have come to take it, but when they have a hard time getting out, they give the stone to a fake dinosaur ! The dinosaur is now as real as you and me and it is now dancing! Will Hibiki forgive Breakin and turn into Flash Beat to get the stone?! 
3 "Dancing Heroine!! Super Fluffy!"
"Odoru Hiroin!! Chō Mofurū!" (踊るヒロイン!!超モフる~!) 
October 24, 2015
Kotone is thinking about how Flash Beat always saves her and wants to repay him when a bunny falls into the room from the sky, named Adeline who claims to be a Dancerian! Adeline promises to help Kotone find him, but when they finally find him at a bazaar, he is in a pinch. And in order to save him she becomes Wink Beat! 
4 "Fidgety Dancing?! The Fingertip Dance!"
"Ijīji odore?! Yubisaki Dansu!" (イジイジ踊れ?!指先ダンス!) 
November 7, 2015
5 "Rival Appears! Dance Brave!!"
"Raibaru Awararu! Dansu Bureibu!!" (強敵(ライバル)現る!ダンスブレイブ!!) 
November 14, 2015
6 "Terror! Hell's Dancer"
"Kyōfu! Jigoku no Odoriko" (恐怖! 地獄の踊り子) 
November 21, 2015
7 "Precision Dancing! Hibiki and Maito!"
"Pitatto Odore! Hibiki to Maito" (ピタッと踊れ!響と舞人) 
November 28, 2015
8 "The Dancing President is in Elementary School!"
"Odoru Shacho wa Shogakusei!" (踊る社長は小学生!!) 
December 5, 2015
9 "The Dancing Intersection!!!!"
"Odoru Daikōsaten!!!!" (オドる大交差点!!!!) 
December 12, 2015
10 "Santa Claus is In a Hurry?"
"Santakurōsu wa Awatembō?" (サンタクロースは慌てんぼう?) 
December 20, 2015
11 "A Clash? Our First Errand"
"Gekitō!? Hajimete no Otsukai" (激闘!? はじめてのおつかい) 
December 27, 2015
12 "A Heart for Love and Dancing? Mink and Tank's Holiday"
"Odoru Koigokoro!? Minku Tanku no Kyūjitsu" (踊る恋心!? ミンク・タンクの休日) 
January 16, 2016
13 "Let's Chicken! Kotone's Weakness!"
"Rettsu Chikin! Kotone no Jakuten!" (レッツチキン! 琴音の弱点!) 
January 23, 2016
14 "Time Travel! The Cause Was a Pants Stone?!"
"Taimu Surippu! Kikkake wa Pantsu Stōn?" (タイムスリップ! きっかけはパンツストーン?) 
January 30, 2016
15 "The Dancing Prince Looks Just Like Me?!"
"Odoru Ōji wa Sokkuri-san!?" (踊る王子はそっくりさん!?) 
February 6, 2016
16 "The Dancing Woman Ninja! My Mother's Secret!?"
"Odoru Kunoichi! Kāsan no Himitsu!?" (踊るくの一!母さんのヒミツ!?) 
February 13, 2016
17 "Hustle, Tsubasa! The Dancing Birthday Party!"
"Hassuru Tsubasa! Odoru Tanjōbikai! !" (ハッスル翼!踊る誕生日会!!) 
February 20, 2016
18 "Scattering Sweat! The Dancing King of Dance!"
"Dobichiru Ase!!! Odoru Dansu Ō" (どびちる汗!!!踊るダンス王) 
February 27, 2016
19 "I Saw It! Maito's Heart is a Mystery!"
"Ore wa Mita! Maito no Kokoro wa Misuterī" (俺は見た!舞人の心はミステリー) 
March 6, 2016
20 "Hibiki and Maito"
"Hibiki to Maito" (響と舞人) 
March 13, 2016
21 "Stand Up, Hibiki! The Decisive Battle in Danceworld!"
"Tachiagare Hibiki! Kessen Dansu Wārudo!" (立ち上がれ響! 決戦ダンスワールド!!) 
March 20, 2016
22 "Step On! Fall in Love With Our Dance!!"
"Suteppuon! Oretachi no dansu ni horete mina!!" (ステップオン! 俺達のダンスに惚れてみな!!) 
March 27, 2016
The Brave Beats have their final battle with Choreo. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tribe Cool Crew Team Makes Dance Anime Brave Beats". Anime News Network. September 9, 2015. Retrieved September 25, 2015. 

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