Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump manga magazine is aimed at young boys, but it also has a large female readership, and within its pages theres no shortage of handsome dudes for everyone to enjoy. A recent poll on goo ranking asked readers to pick their favorite "most beautiful" male characters, and the top 10 results may surprise you. Hit the jump to learn more.
It's the birthday of the all-seeing captain of Rakuzan, Akashi Seijūrō from Kuroko's Basketball! Not only is he terrifying on the court, but there's a lot of pressure behind the need to stand at the top Hit the jump to find out more!
With anime, it’s easy to get lost in the visual action on the screen. But what’s a good anime without a good soundtrack to go with it? We got to talk to Yoshihiro Ike, the man behind the music of Kuroko’s Basketball, Blood: The Last Vampire, Rage of Bahamut, and this season's To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts! If you’re curious to hear his process for composing music, working with MAPPA, and the importance of sound effects, hit the jump and read on!
Soon after the last day performance at Fukuoka Civic Hall on Sunday, the official Twitter for the stage play adaptation project based on Tadatoshi Fujimaki's popular sports manga Kuroko's Basketball confirmed that it concluded with its fourth show "ULTIMATE-BLAZE." Hit the jump for more details.
Hot on the heels of the recent Haikyu!! additions, Crunchyroll is back with another sports anime feature. This time it's Kuroko's Basketball The Movie LAST GAME, which is now live for Premium Members. Read on for details.
The official website for the stage play adaptation project based on Tadatoshi Fujimaki's popular sports manga Kuroko's Basketball is today updated with a main visual for its next fourth chapter "ULTIMATE-BLAZE." The play series' "final chapter" is set to be performed in Osaka, Aichi, Tokyo and Fukuoka from April to May 2019. Check out the visual introducing its main cast after the jump!
The official website for the stage play adaptation project based on Tadatoshi Fujimaki's popular sports manga Kuroko's Basketball announced today that its next fourth chapter "ULTIMATE-BLAZE" is scheduled for the spring of 2019 and that the stage play will conclude with it. Hit the jump for more details.
The envy of all chunibyo, cursed children, and bearers of amazing eye techniques! Characters with heterochromia are as unique as their different colored irises, a dead giveaway that they're a character of narrative importance blessed with a physical feature that sets them apart from the bland masses. Anime-Planet has put it to a vote to let fans decide which they most love and hate, so hit the jump to see the top 5 loved and hated characters with heterochromia!
To promote the ongoing third show "IGNITE-ZONE," the official YouTube channel for the stage play adaptation project inspired by Tadatoshi Fujimaki's popular sports manga Kuroko's Basketball has posted a five-minute special video to introduce its previous two shows, "THE ENCOUTER" in April 2016 and "OVER-DRIVE" in June-July 2017. Check out the history of the well-received adaptation after the jump!
The official website for the upcoming third stage play adaptation of Tadatoshi Fujimaki's popular sports manga Kuroko's Basketball, titled "IGNITE-ZONE," is today updated with a main visual featuring its six main cast, including Yosen High's Atsushi Murasakibara (Taiyo Ayukawa) and Tatsuya Himuro (Shusuke Saito), who will appear in the stage play series for the first time. Check out the latest visual after the jump.
Bandai's official online store Premium Bandai launched "KUROCORZET," a new apparel brand inspired by the characters from the Kuroko's Basketball anime series today, and started accepting pre-orders for its first nine items today. The brand name "KUROCORZET" was combined from "KUROKO" and "CLOSET", and the "C" also means "Clothes." Check out the first lineup after the jump!
The official website for the upcoming third stage play adaptation of Tadatoshi Fujimaki's popular sports manga Kuroko's Basketball has been updated with a teaser visual featuring its three main cast, including 28-year-old voice actor Kensho Ono who is again set to reprise his role as the protagonist Tetsuya Kuroko. Check out the latest information after the jump.
It was confirmed yesterday that the currently-running film Kuroko's Basketball: Last Game had earned about 1.08 billion yen from the 753,000 ticket sales by May 15, in nine weeks since its domestic release on March 18. Hit the jump for more details.
Premium Bandai today starts accepting pre-orders for a glasses set inspired by the one worn by Shintaro Midorima from the Kuroko's Basketball anime series. The under-rim glasses is recreated by a long-established glasses frame manufacturer in Sabae-city, Fukui Prefecture, where is known as Japan's top producer of glasses. Check out the product photos after the jump.
The official YouTube channel of the Kuroko's Basketball anime franchise today posted a two minute trailer for the currently-running film Kuroko's Basketball: Last Game introducing more heated battles in the court between the American street basketball team Jabberwock and the Japanese team Vorpal Swords. Watch the clip and the MVs from the film after the jump!