Final Kuroko's Basketball DVD/BD to Include OVA Episode
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
This year's 30th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine is revealing on Monday that a limited edition of the ninth and final DVD and Blu-ray Disc for the 3rd season of the Kuroko's Basketball television anime series will include an OVA episode. The "75.5th Quarter" episode, which is titled "Saikō no Present Desu" (It's the Best Present), will ship on December 24.
The limited edition version will include the 74th and 75th episodes, the OVA episode a special audio drama starring the character Seijūrō Akashi, three end cards, liner notes, and the "Kuroko's Basketball NG Collection." The limited edition Blu-ray Disc will retail for 6,800 yen (about US$55), and the DVD will retail for 5,800 yen (US$47).
The 75.5th episode will tell the story of both the members of the Seirin High basketball team and the Generation of Miracles on a certain day after the end of the Winter Cup. Shueisha will reveal more details about the cast and story at a later date.
The third season premiered in Japan on January 10, and Daisuki is streaming the series as it airs outside of Japan. Crunchyroll is streaming the series two weeks after its Japanese broadcast date. The 75th and final episode will premiere in Japan on June 27.