©Tadatoshi Fujimaki/SHUEISHA, Team Kuroko

Anime Consortium Japan, the anime company that handles the online streaming service Daisuki.net, has announced that the highly-popular sports anime Kuroko’s Basketball will be available on the service starting from early morning of Sunday, January 11.

This will be the streaming service’s second anime title this season, after The iDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls, which aired its first episode on Friday, January 09.


The anime can be seen by internet users in North and Central America, Latin America, Europe (except French-speaking areas), Oceania (except French Polynesia), Africa (except for Tunisia) and Asia (except for South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore).

The service will offer multi-language subtitles for the anime, which are in English, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and German.


Also announced by Anime Consortium Japan is the previous seasons of the popular sports anime will also be added on the service, starting Tuesday, January 13 at 11:00am JST (10:00am PHT/SGT).

The anime will be available in Japanese Audio with English subtitles, and 10 episodes will be added every week.


©Tadatoshi Fujimaki/SHUEISHA, Team Kuroko

Seirin High School makes it into the semifinals of the Winter Cup. They defeated Toô Gakuen, featuring Aomine, and Yosen, featuring Murasakibara, both from the “Generation of Miracles,” causing Seirin to be one of the more noticed schools. They firm their resolve towards the semifinals. Kagami, nudged by Kuroko, heads outside of the tournament building in order to reconcile with Himuro, but sees a guy picking a fight with Himuro and Alex, steps in to help them.

That guy is Shogo Haizaki of Fukuda Sogo Gakuen. He is a graduate of Teiko Junior High, and he was supposedly a regular player in the first-string team before Kise joined… (Synopsis from Anime Consortium Japan)

This will be the third anime adaptation of the popular Japanese sports manga series, which was written & illustrated by Tadatoshi Fujimaki.

Director Shunsuke Tada and Scriptwriter Noburo Takagi reprised their roles in the anime series, which was once again produced by Production I.G. Kensho Ono (as Tetsuya Kuroko) and Yuuki Ono (as Taiga Kagami) returns to lead the anime’s voice casts.


Kuroko’s Basketball was also aired in the Philippines on terrestrial network ABS-CBN in April 2013 and on Filipino-language anime channel HEROtv a month later.

The second season of the anime was also aired on the terrestrial network in June last year, which was also launched in 13th Philippine TOYCON, and on the anime channel a month later.


In a related story, the anime company has officially launched the DAISUKI mobile application for Android devices, which is currently on “beta” version. You may download the app on Google Play Store.

The mobile app will let you watch the service’s anime offerings, depending on your region, and you could choose the subtitle options and the video quality of your convenience.

The service has previously launched its DAISUKI mobile app for iPad users, which you can download on Apple’s App Store.

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