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Stage plays of the 2.5 Dimension Dance Live Tsukipro franchise.

They are grouped into series by the units that make up the main casts.

  • Tsukista - Six Gravity and Procellarum; stage plays since 2016.
  • SQS - SolidS and Quell; stage plays since 2018.
  • Alivestage - SOARA and Growth; stage plays since 2019.
  • Tsukiuta Girls Side (Megasta) - Fluna and SeleaS; stage plays since 2021.
  • Vazz Sta - Vazzy and Rock Down; stage plays since 2021.

Many of the episodes feature shared Alternate Universe settings, and these should be discussed on their own pages:

The performances consist of a play in the first act, and a dance performance in the second act, thus the title of 2.5 Dimension Dance Live.

Tropes appearing in the franchise as a whole:

  • All There in the Manual: The AGF pamphlets for each "if" setting give more information about the alternate worlds, some of which will help you better understand the story. The characters who don't appear in the plays for each setting (e.g. SQ members in Tsukihana Kagura) have their settings explained in the pamphlets.
  • Bat Family Crossover: When characters from one series appear in an episode of a different series — Alivestage members in Tsukista, for example — they're known as Guest characters, and they generally don't appear in the dance live (the only exceptions so far are when the Alivestage and Tsukista members joined in for "Dear Dreamer" in SQS 4, and when the SeleaS junior pair performed their solos in Shiawase Awase (Tsukista 9) before there was a Megasta).
  • Breaking the Fourth Wall: Most installments of Ivesta, SQS and Tsukista have higawari improv comedy parts, particularly before 2021. What makes them special, is the fact characters will interact not only with audience, but also with each other's actors. Made absolutely hilarious (or cute, when the backstage staff felt like being merciful) with two instances of "Hearbreak Red" (Tsukista) and "Exposer Quell" (SQS ep3), where characters brought out embarrassing backstage talk about actors and told it to the audience. Made doubly funny in SQS' case, as the whole exposition took place in the middle of a swordfight.
  • Colon Cancer: Their tendency to have "if" settings spread out across various character-focused series leads to titles like...
  • Foreign Language Title:
    • School Revolution
    • Lunatic Party
    • Rabbits Kingdom
    • Cyber-Dive Connection
    • Tsukino Empire: Unleash Your Mind and Beginning of the World
    • ROMEO in the Darkness
    • WYD: Wake Your Dreams
    • Megasta 2: Goodbye my dear Frenemy (abbreviated Megasta GF).
    • Subtitles: SQS 1's "Thanks for the chance to meet you" and Tsukista 12's "Children are sometimes ruthless and cruel"
    • Machine Elements is not an example, since it's always called Kisosekai (Machine Elements World), but a) the English words "Machine Elements" are always prominent on the poster as if they are the title, and b) the German numbering counts.
  • Non-Indicative First Episode: The first episodes of each series tend to be Slice of Life stories, generally going back to the time when their units first formed (though that may be as long as seven years ago in Megasta's case).
  • Only One Me Allowed Right Now: When the characters Suttenkororin into other worlds, generally the visiting party's souls take over the bodies of their other-world counterparts. The souls of the other-world counterparts are simply dormant while their bodies are being used by the idol versions. This is seen in Yumemigusa, Seibou no Kanata, and Ura-Zanshin. The one notable exception seems to be Kurenai Enishi, in which all 12 Gravi and Procella members get brought into the Yokai world as themselves, even though at the same time Tsubasa and Eichi had inhabited their Yokai-version bodies.
  • Unexpected Character: An odd but wonderful Breaking the Fourth Wall example - during the second performance of "Natsuyumesai", Ichiru and Issei spotted Shiki's stage actor in the audience and pulled him up on stage for a surprise appearance during the adlib portion of the play.