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3rd Kuroko's Basketball Season's 1st Episode Synopsis, Images Unveiled

posted on by Sarah Nelkin
Seirin goes to Winter Cup semi-finals in anime premiering January 10

The official website for the third Kuroko's Basketball television anime season unveiled on Monday the synopsis and screenshots for the first episode, as well as more returning cast members.

The website lists the synopsis:

Seirin High School's basketball club has gained the right to go to the semi-finals of the Winter Cup. Seirin has become the topic of conversation after beating Aomine, a member of the Tōō Academy's "miracle generation," and Murasakibara of Yōsen Academy, and the team renews their determination for the semi-finals.

Pushed on the back by Kuroko, Kagami tries to reconcile with Himuro off the court. However, he saves Himuro and Alex when they are being attacked by a man. The man attacking them is Shōgo Haizaki of Fukuda Integrated Academy. A former student at Teikō Middle School, Shōgo was one of the starting members of the basketball team, but...

The returning cast will include:

Kensho Ono as Tetsuya Kuroko
Yūki Ono as Taiga Kagami
Chiwa Saito as Riko Aida
Yoshimasa Hosoya as Junpei Hyūga
Hirofumi Nojima as Shun Izuki
Kenji Hamada as Teppei Kiyoshi
Ryohei Kimura as Ryōta Kise
Sōichiro Hoshi as Yukio Kasamatsu
Daisuke Ono as Shintarō Midorima
Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Kazunari Takao
Junichi Suwabe as Daiki Aomine
Kenichi Suzumura as Atsushi Murasakibara
Hiroshi Kamiya as Seijūrō Akashi

New cast members include Wataru Hatano as Reo Mibuchi and Takahiro Fujiwara as Eikichi Nebuya.

The anime will premiere on January 10 in Japan.

Shueisha's Jump Next magazine announced that Fujimaki would launch a sequel manga in the magazine's next issue on December 29. Fujimaki launched the main manga series in Weekly Shonen Jump in 2008, and Shueisha will publish the 30th and final compiled volume in December. As of April, the series had more than 27 million copies in circulation.

The first anime season based on the manga ran from April to September of 2012. The second season premiered last October and ran through March. The third season is scheduled for next year, although the exact month was not announced until now. Crunchyroll streamed the anime outside of Japan as it aired.

Source: Moca News

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