Eight character illustrations wearing NBA uniforms posted starting February 1st
We're now up to the final of the eight Kuroko's Basketball: Last Game x NBA team pairings, selected by manga author Tadatoshi Fujimaki and drawn by the anime character designer Yoko Kikuchi. The introduction notes that they had to make sure to include Tatsuya Himuro since he grew up in the US, and, given his passion for basketball, had to have been a long-time NBA fan. He's paired with the Knicks, which was introduced to Japanese fans as a New York City favorite.
The collaboration items are scheduled to be sold at the Seibu Ikebukuro Flagship store in Tokyo and other selected stores. Details will follow soon. The film based is set to be released in Japan on March 18, 2017.
The set also included Daiki Aomine x Cleveland Cavaliers
Atsushi Murasakibara x Phoenix Suns
Ryōta Kise in a Golden State Warriors
Seijūrō Akashi x LA Lakers
Tetsuya Kuroko x San Antonio Spurs
Shintarō Midorima x Boston Celtics
Taiga Kagami x Chicago Bulls