Kuroko's Basketball

Kuroko's Basketball is an anime series in the Kuroko's Basketball franchise
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An anime adaptation of Tadatoshi Fujimaki's manga "Kuroko no Basuke"


Kuroko's Basketball is an anime produced by Production I.G, Inc and directed by Shunsuke Tada. The anime began airing in Japan April 7, 2012.


Teikō Middle School's basketball team was well-known throughout Japan as the best basketball team with a prime three-perfect-seasons-in-a-row record. The regular players of the team became known as the Generation of Miracles. Once graduated, these five prodigies separated and each attended high schools with excellent basketball teams.

However, unknown to many, there was a sixth member of the Generation of Miracles, known as "the phantom sixth player". This phantom player has now joined Seirin High, which is a new high school with a strong fairly new and unknown team. Tetsuya Kuroko, who is the sixth member of the Generation of Miracles, alongside Taiga Kagami, a talented basketball player who spent most of his middle school years abroad in America, are now aiming to bring Seirin's basketball team to the top of Japan by taking down the former Generation of Miracles one by one.


Tetsuya Kuroko was the mysterious phantom sixth player of Teikō Middle School's basketball team prodigy regulars known as the Generation of Miracles. After graduating middle school, Tetsuya entered a fairly new high school, Seirin High School, with a blooming basketball team. He now plays for the high school's basketball team and aims to make his team the best in Japan alongside Taiga Kagami.
Taiga Kagami is Tetsuya Kuroko's team mate in the Seirin High School basketball team and his friend. Kagami spent most of his middle school years in America where he played basketball. He is determined to defeat the Generation of Miracles seeing that they are the best in Japan. His position is a power forward on the Seirin team.

Theme Music

Opening Themes

  1. "Can Do" by GRANRODEO
  2. "Rimfire" by GRANRODEO

Ending Themes

  1. "Start it right away" by Hyadain
  2. "Kataruizumu" by OLDCODEX
Series Credits
Person Name Episode Count
Toshiya Niidome

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Original US Poster Art

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Name Kuroko's Basketball
Name: 黒子のバスケ
Romaji: Kuroko no Basuke
Publisher Production I.G, Inc
Start Year 2012
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Aliases Kuroko no Basket
Kuroko no Basuke
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