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Synonyms: I'll / Crazy KOUZU Basketball Club, Generation basket
Japanese: I'll/CKBC
English: I'll/CKBC
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 2
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 18, 2002 to Mar 26, 2003
Licensors: Media Blasters
Studios: M.S.C
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, SportsSports
Themes: SchoolSchool, Team SportsTeam Sports
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 30 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.201 (scored by 21402,140 users)
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Ranked: #83282
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Popularity: #7989
Members: 5,614
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Pressured by his family's background and expectations, high school student Hitonari Hiiragi has been considering quitting basketball. However, after meeting Akane Tachibana, Hiiragi's love for the sport is reignited. As he joins the Kouzu High School basketball club, Hiiragi aims to pursue his own path in basketball together with his cherished teammates.

But despite having fun with his newfound comrades, Hiiragi eventually starts to question whether he can achieve his dreams with the current team and environment. As they each struggle with their differing approaches towards the sport, Hiiragi and the team ponder what it truly means to play basketball together.

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I'll/CKBC has been dubbed in English by Bang Zoom! Entertainment and in French by Studio Chinkel.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Kawasaki, Itsurou
Director, Storyboard
Pettini, Emmanuel
Theme Song Performance
Asada, Hiroyuki
Original Creator


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Ending Theme

1: "Migite" by Ellegarden
2: "Kaze no Hi" by Ellegarden


May 23, 2008
I'll / CKBC is not your typical sport anime. It's about what all those who play the sport at one time or another ask themselves... for whom or why do I play this sport for?

This OVA is pretty underground having passed by largely unnoticed and will appeal mostly to those who have read the excellent manga by Hiroyuki Asada.
One has to say that this is more drama oriented than sport, but the competitive atmosphere and the dilemma of the characters is something all sport fans have felt.

The animation is fluid and the scenes transpire at a pace fast enough to keep up with. ...

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