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3 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2015
Jul. 30, 2015
Document and Entity Information    
Document Period End Date Jun. 30, 2015  
Entity Registrant Name KEMET CORP  
Entity Central Index Key 0000887730  
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --03-31  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   45,776,566
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2016  
Document Fiscal Period Focus (Q1,Q2,Q3,FY) Q1