If you like Bandai's 14cm 20th Anniversary Sailor Moon S.H. Figuarts. you'll love their 19cm FiguartsZero, set to be released in Japan in March and North America in April. The figure line also has two more Kuroko's Basketball figures added to the schedule for March. Get a look after the jump.
Seirin High School's cute mascot dog, Tetsuya 2 Go from Kuroko's Basketball has become a neck warmer that you can wear! Pre-orders are now open at Movic Japan and its long body and adorable face that reminds you of certain shadow is sure to get your attention. How about a pair of very wearable KuroBasu school branded socks or a new fall-themed clear file set? All of that follows after the jump!
Kuroko's Basketball is in the midst of a magazine tour that sees the sports series stopping by Gekkan Basketball, Da Vinch (magazine about books) and Web Sportiva (Shueisha's sports magazine web site), and Weekly Playboy Magazine for a "Miracle (Kiseki) Collaboration Gravure" with pin-up models in cosplay. Get a look after the jump.
Many figure prototypes and upcoming merchandise came out of the Animate Girls Festival in Japan over the weekend and I have to say this one must be one of the most stunning figure prototype unveiled. The Mega House Kagami Taiga figure from Kuroko's Basketball perfectly captures Seirin's ace player and Kuroko's current light in mid-air. See it after the jump!
Doujinshi circles are lining up up their fan manga for the winter edition of mega event Comic Market. Two of the three top subjects aren't too well known among English fans, but their positions at the apex are unsurprisingly never the less. The perennially popular Kuroko's Basketball is joined by the expansive material around bullet hell doujin shooter Touhou Project and the battleship girls of Kan Colle. See the numbers after the jump.
Following the ranking for the summer season, NEC BIGLOBE's Anime Engine (β) reported the result of their Twitter research for the 2013 fall TV anime's 1st episodes. The most tweeted anime was the 1st episode of the 2nd season of Kuroko's Basketball, followed by IS -Infinite Stratos- 2 and TeeKyu 3rd season. Hit the jump for more results.
Back in March of this year, the Kuroko's Basketball Character Song DUET series was revived with the delayed releases of vol. 4 (Kuroko Tetsuya & Anomine Daiki) and vol. 5 (Hyuuga Junpei & Kiyoshi Teppei). Now with series two of the anime up and running, Shonen Jump is set to announce the next two volumes for release January 8, 2014. See who will be singing after the jump.
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.