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Kuroko no Basket: Baka ja Katenai no yo!

Kuroko no Basket: Baka ja Katenai no yo!

Alternative Titles

English: Kuroko's Basketball OVA
Synonyms: Kuroko no Basket OVA, Kuroko no Basket OAD, Kuroko's Basketball: A Monkey Can't Win!
Japanese: 黒子のバスケ バカじゃ勝てないのよ!


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 4, 2013
Producers: Production I.G
Duration: 23 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company


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Bundled with the 25th volume of Kuroko no Basket manga. The anime based on the Baka Ja Katenai no yo (バカじゃ勝てないのよ) story that was featured in the manga's fifth volume.

(Source: ANN)

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Adaptation: Kuroko no Basket
Parent story: Kuroko no Basket

Characters & Voice Actors

Kagami, Taiga
Kagami, Taiga
Ono, Yuuki
Ono, Yuuki
Kuroko, Tetsuya
Kuroko, Tetsuya
Ono, Kensho
Ono, Kensho
Aida, Riko
Aida, Riko
Saito, Chiwa
Saito, Chiwa
Fukuda, Hiroshi
Fukuda, Hiroshi
Sasaki, Hiroo
Sasaki, Hiroo


Theme Song Performance
Fujimaki, Tadatoshi
Original Creator

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Dec 30, 2013
I don't usually make reviews, in fact, this is my first one ever. I decided to review this OVA in particular because of one reason, it was a very simple yet enjoyable episode.

Inter-Highs aren't far away, and in order to participate on the starting lineup a certain halfwit , Kagami, has to face tough study session with Riko and the rest of the gang in order to pass the upcoming profiency test. In a matter of days, everyone tries their best to drill as much knowledge into Kagami's head.

Kagami has to overcome this "difficult" challenge in order to have a chance of defeating the read more
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Aug 3, 2014
This is not even about the basketball. Of course here are your typical shonen overcoming for the sake of being stronger (or smarter) than before. But overall it's a poor comedy that intends to set you laughing but instead you may find yourself glancing at the clock, or at the gun on the wall. Or what you usually look at in moments like this. Yes, you need to laugh now, at the very least, it's the only chance to laugh due to this product.
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