On his own Twitter account, popular voice actor Yūki Ono (Kagami Taiga from Kuroko's Basketball, Inuzuka Kyuma from Valvrave the Liberator) revealed that he is recovering from a recent surgery from an accident that broke his left collarbone. Read more after the jump.
Namco Bandai has posted the first TV commercial for Nintendo 3DS game Kuroko's Basketball: The Path to Victory, now scheduled for a February 20th release. Get a look after the jump.
The OLDCODEX official site has announced the release party for the duo's 8th single WALK, which is the ending theme of the second Kuroko's Basketball season and a themed cafe event for a limited time at Shibuya PARCO Part 1 in Tokyo has also been confirmed for November. More after the jump!
As well as GRANRODEO for the OP, OLDCODEX is back to perform the ED theme song for the 2nd season of Kuroko's Basketball TV anime. Their record label Lantis has posted a short promotional video for the song on its official YouTube channel. Check the clip after the jump!
Power forward! Crunchyroll scores with the announcement that the long-awaited second season of Kuroko’s Basketball will soon be simulcasting as part of the fall 2013 anime schedule. Read on for full details!
Surprisingly a recent survey has shown that the ratio of male to female Kuroko's Basketball fans is about 50/50. Along the lines of the evidence that would have seemed to suggest that the series is more for the latter than the former, Broccoli has scheduled a set of Atsushi Murasakibara "Goodnight Sheets" for December release. Get a look after the jump.
Figure maker Mega Hobby has announced that the great Kuroko figure from Kuroko's Basketball that will be available in January, 2014 and has also confirmed that he'll be followed figures with figures of Kagami Taiga and Kise Ryota. Also, the cover of manga vol. 24 and an interesting future collaboration teased by one particular magazine after the jump.
The Japanese edition of Shonen Jump is carrying a look ahead at the releases associated with this fall's Kuroko's Basketball season 2 anime. In addition to announcing Tatsuya Himuro and Makoto Hanamiya character song singles, the preview lists that the anime will be released across nine home video volumes, for a total of 26 new episodes of anime. More after the jump.
Besides the second season of the anime starting next month, Kuroko's Basketball will have its second game adaptation on Nintendo's 3DS which is due this Winter in Japan! The game's official site has finally opened with the first official trailer. Check it out after the jump.
Japanese basketball magazine Gekkan Basketball has revealed the cover of the November issue which features Kuroko Tetsuya and Kagami Taiga from Kuroko's Basketball along with Japanese pro basketball player Kawamura Takuya of the Wakayama Trian's basketball team. See the cover after the jump!
As the historic crisis of cancelled events can attest, Kuroko's Baketball inspires some remarkably vigorous fan engagement. And, with season 2 about to start, expect Attack on Titan's dominance of Pixiv to give way to KuroBas' and expect the doujinshi arts to already be sharpening their quills. In the meantime, fans have already compiled collections of gender swap art, as well as images of the basketball shoes that best represent the characters.
While anime sequels can prompt some complaints and trepidation, you're probably not going to see too many objections to the resumption of a long running manga's adaptation. And, after an earlier anime adapted 9 of what's now well over 20 volumes, this October is a great time to bring back Kuroko's Basketball. Get a look at the latest preview after the jump.
Following the October 5th premiere of Kuroko's Basketball season 2, rock duo GRANRODEO's new single of the anime's opening hits on October 16th. Music label Lantis hasn't listed what other tracks the disc will feature, or revealed its cover, but there is a short look at the music video for "The Other self." Check it out after the jump.
While the released image of the painted upcoming Kuroko Tetsuya figure from Mega House is keeping fans on their toes for the pre-order opening day in Japan, these found images of pirated Kuroko's Basketball figures are making fans laugh at their blatant inaccuracy in the meantime. See the images after the jump!
It’s always interesting (and a little odd) to see just how different the Japanese anime fan base is compared to us, and nothing shows that off like polls. This time, Japan voted on their most anticipated anime of the fall season. Check out the results after the jump.