Genesis World Grand Prix

Genesis World Grand Prix is an anime episode of Sket Dance that was released on 03/15/2012

Genesis World Grand Prix - "Jenesisu waarudo guranpuri" (ジェネシス・ワールド・グランプリ)

When Yamanobe receives an invitation to participate in the Genesis World Grand Prix in N'preenu Ch'p'p'sb, he asks the Sket Dan to show their pride and represent Japan.

Plot Summary

Opening Theme

"Message" by The Sketchbook

Yamanobe pays a visit to the Sket Dan and informs them about the Genesis World Grand Prix. Yamanobe talks about the fact that 16 countries are participating and that four generals spread the idea. To add on, the tournament is held in the kingdom of N'preenu Ch'p'p's'b every four years. (N'preenese is their language) Switch explains that he has asked for an invitation to the tournament. Yamanobe reminds Bossun and Hime about their training. Bossun reluctantly accepts the invitation while Hime states she would go with them, and Switch is cleaning the morning star. Hime asks Bossun to decide, and he gives them the green light. The Sket Dan crew get excited that they do a stance. However, Yamanobe realizes that they are short one teammate since he has to be their manager. They enlist the help of Chiaki who agrees to go since she loves sport and food. Sket Dan and Yamanobe arrive to the tournament and are awed by the number of people. The Wong brothers (from China) greet Yamanobe and gives them yagult. Then, the champions from East Qupi'il begin insulting the Wong Brothers and Sket Dan.

Teams

  • Sket Dan (Japan)
  • East Qupi'il
  • Gyachoan
  • Resop'kohnzland
  • Zuuluzuunuluuzunuu
  • State of Wyoming
  • Nu'preenu

Before the games start, Prince Jenelope June share some words about his little sister getting married in Italy and random stuff. Yamanobe apologizes to Chiaki for dragging her here and that they didn't teach her about the rules. The prizes for the tournament include a lion brooch and a year supply of dried scallop-sparrow-snapper. Chiaki gets fired up about the food. One more thing occurs, Momoka makes an appearance and sings. Apparently, Switch plays a role in getting Momoka singing in the tournament. In the first match, Sket Dance is pitted agains the State of Wyoming. The Sket Dan do their war dance with Chiaki confused. During the game, Chiaki gets hit, and she gets more confused at the game when her team tells to do things. The blonde lady, Joanna MacDonald, starts laughing and insulting Chiaki and her team with some jargons such as Berry. A montage begins, and Chiaki gets into the spirit of Genesis. The gang beat team Wyoming. With the final round beginning, Chiaki becomes the leader of the team by changing the plans. The rest of the team follow her orders much to Bossun's disappointment. The game is over with team Sket Dance winning the tournament. The prince tries to get Chiaki to married him due to the brooch, but Chiaki refuses after she eats all of her banquet.

Closing Theme

"Party! Hallelujah! (パーリー!ハレルヤ!)" by SKET ROCK

Points of Interest

  • 4th Wall broken: Bossun questions the validity of the history behind Genesis. Switch and Bossun states that Joanna changing her heart is such a sport cliche.

Eyecatches

Some Jargon

  • Hanpelard - No big deal or This is nothing!
  • Berry - Beginner
  • Pritz - To refuse

Joanna MacDonald makes her second appearance since the Biney's Mute Amp episode.

Manga & Anime Difference

This episode covers chapters 122 and 123 of volume 14.

  • Only in the manga, Switch reveals he has install the psst-psst phones with translators, so his teammates understand the various languages.
  • Momoka only sings in the anime while someone else sings in the manga.
  • The airplane scene where everyone goes home is only present in the anime.

Characters & Voice Actors

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Kunio Yamanobe ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Nobuyuki Hiyama ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Bossun ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Hiroyuki Yoshino (voice actor) ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Hime Onizuka ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Ryoko Shiraishi ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Kazuyoshi Usui ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Tomokazu Sugita ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Chiaki Takahashi ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Satomi Satō ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Kibitsu Momoka ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Marina Inoue ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)

Credits

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Kenta Shinohara Original Concept The mangaka behind Sket Dance.
Keiichiro Kawaguchi Director Director for Hayate the Combat Butler and Moetan.
Manabu Nakatake Character Artist/Designer He's the staff behind character design in Sket Dance and other things like key animation editor in other franchises.
Shinichi Inotsume Series Composition He's does series composition in Sket Dance and screenplay or series composition in other franchises.
Shuhei Naruse Music He's the musician in Sket Dance and other franchises.

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