Kuroko no Basket Manga Ends in next Shonen Jump Issue

It has been confirmed that Tadatoshi Fujimaki will end his Kuroko no Basket (Kuroko’s Basketball) manga in this year’s 40th issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump on September 1. The manga will end with a total of 275 chapters. Here is a scan of the final page in chapter 275 confirming the manga will end:

Kuroko No Basket Manga Ends in next Shonen Jump Issue haruhichan.com Kuroko's Basketball manga ends

Kuroko no Basket (Kuroko’s Basketball), known in Japan as Kuroko no Basuke, is a Japanese sports manga series written and illustrated by Tadatoshi Fujimaki. The rendering The Basketball Which Kuroko Plays also appears in the artwork of the Japanese version. It has been serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump since December 2008; the individual chapters are being published in tankōbon volumes by Shueisha, with the first released on April 3, 2009, and the 28th volume released as of July 2014. Shueisha will publish the 29th compiled volume in October. As of April, the series had more than 27 million copies in circulation.

Kuroko no Basket Volume 24 cover
Kuroko no Basket Volume 24 cover

Kuroko no Basket (Kuroko’s Basketball) tells the story of a high school basketball team trying to make it to the national tournament. The manga has been adapted into two anime series by Production I.G which aired between 2012 and 2014. A third season has also been green-lit.

Kuroko no Basket synopsis from Haruhichan:

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!

Source: manfla.liblo.jp

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