The official YouTube channel for the Kuroko's Basketball anime franchise had posted a 80-second trailer for a new "75.5Q" OVA episode "Saikou no Present-desu" (This is the Best Present), which will be included in the upcoming 9th DVD/Blu-ray volume of the 3rd TV anime series, to be released on December 24, 2015. Check the clip after the jump.
In the wake of the "KUROBAS CUP 2015" event which featured performances by OLDCODEX and members of the voice cast of the Kuroko's Basketball TV anime, the official home page for Kuroko's Basketball has announced that an animated movie is in production. Hit the jump to learn more.
A new collection of gashapon can badges features artwork of the cast of sports anime Kuroko's Basketball dressed up in a variety of Halloween-themed costumes. Hit the jump to check it out.
When developing characters for your action-packed sports anime, it can be pretty handy to take inspiration from some of the real-life, all-time greats. This week, Shane takes a closer look at the cast of Kuroko's Baskteball and tries to pin down just who or what might have given rise to these basketball demigods. Sink the jump-shot for all the basketball goodness!!
Lantis has posted two preview videos for the latest character song CDs from the recently-finished TV anime Kuroko's Basketball. The 18th solo series CD featuring Seijuro Akashi and 12th duet series by Tetsuya Kuroko and Taiga Kagami were just released in Japan yesterday, July 8. Check their songs after the jump.
Tiring of broad fandom-related questions on the nature of shipping and idol anime, Isaac takes a respite with some light thematic analysis of Kuroko's Basketball after watching the whole first season in two days. Hit the jump(er?) to check out his thoughts on youth and identity as filtered through the lens of hot-blooded (and hot) high school basketball prodigies.
Ah, the sweet smell of youth! Premium Bandai is releasing a line of 6 deodorant products with scents and packaging inspired by the popular sports manga and TV anime, Kuroko's Basketball. Hit the jump to check them out.
OLDCODEX, Japanese musical unit featuring voice actor Tatsuhisa Suzuki (Makoto Tachibana in Free!, Ban in The Seven Deadly Sins), released their 10th single "Lantana" on June 10. It ranks 10th in the Oricon weekly single sales chart selling 10,102 units. Hit the jump for more details.
Banpresto has revealed a new set of its popular prize lotery series Ichiban Kuji for the mid-July season, featuring deformed Chibi Kyun Chara figures of the characters from the Kuroko's Basketball anime series. Check the prize lineup after the jump.