Kuroko's Basketball, known in Japan as Kuroko no Basuke (黒子のバスケ?), is a Japanese sports manga series written and illustrated by Tadatoshi Fujimaki. The rendering The Basketball Which Kuroko Plays also appears in the artwork of the Japanese version. 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 29th volume released as of October 2014. The series concluded on September 1, 2014, however a sequel to the manga will appear in Jump Next starting on December 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 two anime series by Production I.G which aired between 2012 and 2014. A third season will be released January 2015.