Maniac jd2 gameplay

Manic jdnow gameplay

Game(s) Just Dance 2 (DLC)
Just Dance: Summer Party
Artist Michael Sembello*
(Studio Allstars)
From the
Year 1983
2010 (Studio Allstars)
Release Date(s) October 28, 2010
Difficulty 2
Effort 3
No. of Gold Moves 4
No. of Shake Moves
Dancer Gender(s)
Alternate Routines
Dance Mode Solo
Menu Color(s)
Pictogram Color Cardinal Pink
Glove Color Red Ribbon
My Sin (Arrows)
Lyrics Color
Pictogram Count 55
Total Calories
Burnable (kCal)
Code Name Maniac
Preview Audio
Choreographed By
Performed By Julia Spiesser[citation needed]

"Maniac" by Michael Sembello (covered by Studio Allstars in-game), is featured on Just Dance 2 as a downloadable track. It later appeared on Just Dance: Summer Party.

Appearance of the Dancer

Just Dance 2

Coach jd2es maniac
Maniac extract

The coach is a woman. She wears a red cap over her purple curly hair, a one-piece leotard, a blue blouse, and a pair of sport boots. She has a red outline.


In the remake, the dancer stays the same but she is more realistic and a bit of her glowing was removed.


Just Dance 2

The background is a blue room with lighting bulbs. Random light spots appear throughout the routine. Sometimes, rain falls from the ceiling in multiple directions.


In the remake, the room is darker, there are more floating light dots, and the light bulbs glow more. The dust rain is red again and it fades away slower, and a special sound plays whenever it falls.

Gold Moves

There are 4 Gold Moves in the routine:
Gold Moves 1, 2 and 4: Make a circle with both of your hands and bend backwards.
Gold Move 3: With your right arm, making an arc starting from the bottom while leaning back.

Appearances in Mashups

Maniac is featured in the following Mashups:


  • There is a photo that shows the dancers from Professor Pumplestickle dancing in front of this background.
  • The line "Between will and what will be" first appears divided as "Between/will and what will be". However, the second time it is sung, the line is divided as "Between will/and what will be".
  • In Just Dance 2, the coach is outlined in red and the dust rain is red too, but in Just Dance: Summer Party, she is no longer outlined, and the dust is yellow.
  • Along with Flashdance... What A Feeling, Maniac is featured in Flashdance’s official soundtrack.
    • These songs also appeared in the movie.
    • Coincidentally, both songs are covered.
  • The pictograms have yellow arrows, which do not match up with the coach's red glove.
  • In Just Dance Now, the coach fades away while she's performing the split move.



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