Kuroko's Basketball, known in Japan as Kuroko no Basuke (黒子のバスケ, officially translated as The Basketball Which Kuroko Plays) , is a Japanese sports manga series written and illustrated by Tadatoshi Fujimaki. It has been serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump since December 2008; the individual chapters are being published in tankōbon volumes by Shueisha, with the first released on April 3, 2009, and the 26th volume released as of March 2014.
Kuroko's Basketball tells the story of a high school basketball team trying to make it to the national tournament. The manga has been adapted into an anime series by Production I.G which began airing on April 7, 2012. The first season ran for 25 episodes before the season finale on September 22, 2012. The anime was renewed for a second season which premiered on October 6, 2013.