2nd Kuroko's Basketball Compilation Film Unveils Visuals
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The staff of the Kuroko's Basketball film trilogy unveiled new visuals for Winter Cup Sōshū-hen ~Namida no Saki e~ (Winter Cup Compilation ~Beyond the Tears~), the second film in the trilogy, on Monday.
Like the visuals for the first film, these new visuals feature backgrounds painted by OLDCODEX member and painter Yorke. The visuals portray Kise, Yukio, Murasakibara, and Tatsuya.
In addition, the film will offer four different coasters featuring four characters while the second compilation film is screening. The coasters will feature the characters Kise, Yukio, Murasakibara, and Tatsuya.
OLDCODEX is performing the opening theme song for all three films. The new song is titled "The Experience."
The first compilation film, titled Kuroko no Basuke Winter Cup Sōshū-hen: Kage to Hikari (Winter Cup Compilation ~Shadow and Light~), screened in Japan September 3 to 16. The second compilation film is titled Winter Cup Sōshū-hen ~Namida no Saki e~ (Winter Cup Compilation ~Beyond the Tears~), and it will screen in Japan October 8 to 21. The third film is titled Winter Cup Sōshū-hen ~Tobira no Mukō~ (Winter Cup Compilation ~Crossing the Door~), and it will screen in Japan December 3 to 16. The site revealed the visuals for the second and third films in July.
Fujimaki's Kuroko no Basuke Extra Game sequel manga is also getting an anime film adaptation titled Gekijōban Kuroko no Basuke Last Game (Kuroko's Basketball The Movie: Last Game). The film will open in spring 2017.
Tadatoshi Fujimaki launched the original Kuroko no Basuke manga series in Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in 2008, and he ended the series in September 2014. Shueisha published the 30th and final compiled volume of the manga in Japan in December 2014. Shueisha published the second and final volume of the Kuroko no Basuke Extra Game sequel manga on May 2.
The original manga inspired three television anime series, in addition to the upcoming anime films. Viz Media released the first 2-in-1 omnibus editions of the original manga in North America on August 2.