This year’s first issue of Shueisha’s Jump Next magazine will revealing on Thursday that the Kuroko no Basket anime will receieve three compilation films this year, as well as a brand-new anime film adaptation of Tadatoshi Fujimaki’s Kuroko no Basket Extra Game manga in 2017. The three compilation films will compile the Winter Cup episodes from the television anime.
The KuroBas Cup 2015 event ended with an announcement that a theatrical film had been green-lit last September.
Kuroko no Basket, is a Japanese sports manga series written and illustrated by Tadatoshi Fujimaki. The English rendering The Basketball Which Kuroko Plays also appears in the artwork of the Japanese version. It was serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump from December 2008 to September 2014, with the individual chapters collected into 30 tankobon volumes by Shueisha. It tells the story of a high school basketball team trying to make it to the national tournament.
The Teiko Middle School Basketball Team. The class that produced three perfect seasons in a row, with five once-in-a generation players, called “The Generation of Miracles”. There was another player who all of them respected… A legendary 6th player. An up-and-coming power player, Taiga Kagami, is just back from America. When he comes to Seirin High School, he meets the super-ordinary boy, Tetsuya Kuroko. Kagami is shocked to find that Kuroko isn’t good at basketball, in fact, he’s bad! And he’s so plain that he’s impossible to see. But Kuroko’s plainness lets him pass the ball around without the other team noticing him, and he’s none other than the sixth member of the Miracle Generation. Kuroko makes a pact with Kagami to defeat the other members of the Miracle Generation, who have all played basketball at other schools. A battle of light (Kagami) and shadow (Kuroko) begins!