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Crunchyroll Adds Kuroko’s Basketball OVAs


Kurokos Basketball Visual 001 - 20151130Crunchyroll takes it down the paint. They shoot, they score a pair of OVAs!

Earlier today, Crunchyroll announced that two Kuroko’s Basketball OVAs to their streaming library. The company started streaming the following:

  • Episode 22.5, Tip Off
  • Episode 41.5, Mō Ikkai Yarimasen ka

Both episodes are available for users in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden.

The Kuroko’s Basketball anime series is based on Tadatoshi Fujimaki’s manga of the same name. The title, which ran from April 2012 through July 2015, was directed by Shunsuke Tada (STARMYU) at Production I.G. Noboru Takagi handled series composition on the project, while Yoko Kikuchi (Junjō Romantica, Noir) provided character designs.

Crunchyroll streams all three seasons of the Kuroko’s Basketball TV series on their digital platform. A theatrical film based on the property was green-lit for production in September.

Source: Crunchyroll

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