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Kuroko no Basket (Kuroko’s Basketball) Watch Order Guide

Kuroko no Basket Watch Order Guide

Kuroko no Basket is one of the excellent sports series anyone would end up binging. It keeps you on to the edge from beginning to end. However, the storyline of the high school team playing basketball and striving for the nationals for the greatest in Japan may come off as generic. Still, the series manages to be enjoyable compared to other sports anime with a similar setting.

Also, what Kuroko no Basket has going for it is so much more! With its unique and engaging developments, Kuroko no Basket shows excellent promise in the first few episodes. And it quickly becomes apparent that this anime likes to take itself seriously. It has an intricate plot and deep characters with complex struggles that you would expect in a sports anime.

If you are planning to watch Kuroko no Basket (Kuroko’s Basketball), then watch it according to this order.

Kuroko no Basket (Kuroko’s Basketball) Watch Order:

1. Kuroko no Basket (Episodes 1-13)

Kuroko no Basket (Episodes 1-13)

English Title: Kuroko’s Basketball
Episodes: 1-13
Stream/Buy On: Crunchyroll, VRV

2. Kuroko no Basket: Baka ja Katenai no yo!

Kuroko no Basket: Baka ja Katenai no yo!

English Title: Kuroko’s Basketball OVA
Episodes: 1
Stream/Buy On: Unknown

3. Kuroko no Basket (Episodes 14-22)

Kuroko no Basket (Episodes 14-22)

English Title: Kuroko’s Basketball
Episodes: 14-22
Stream/Buy On: Crunchyroll, VRV

4. Kuroko no Basket: Tip Off

Kuroko no Basket: Tip Off

English Title: Unknown
Episodes: 1 (25 min. episode)
Stream/Buy On: Crunchyroll, VRV

5. Kuroko no Basket (Episodes 23-25)

Kuroko no Basket (Episodes 23-25)

English Title: Kuroko’s Basketball
Episodes: 23-25
Stream/Buy On: Crunchyroll, VRV

Note: Each season of Kuroko no Basket has special episodes series called Oshaberi and NG-shuu. All characters come together in the Oshaberi episode and highlight the major matches during that season. NG-shuu is compilations of funny animated bloopers based on the extra section of the original manga series. Oshaberi and NG-shuu are entirely optional to watch as they are not connected to the main story.

6. Kuroko no Basket: Oshaberi Shiyokka (Optional)

Kuroko no Basket: Oshaberi Shiyokka

English Title: Unknown
Episodes: 1 (9 min. episode)
Stream/Buy On: Unknown

7. Kuroko no Basket NG-shuu (Optional)

Kuroko no Basket NG-shuu

English Title: Unknown
Episodes: 9 (4 min. episodes)
Stream/Buy On: Unknown

8. Kuroko no Basket 2nd Season (Episodes 1-16)

Kuroko no Basket 2nd Season (Episodes 1-16)

English Title: Kuroko’s Basketball 2
Episodes: 1-16
Stream/Buy On: Crunchyroll, VRV

9. Kuroko no Basket: Mou Ikkai Yarimasen ka

Kuroko no Basket: Mou Ikkai Yarimasen ka

English Title: Unknown
Episodes: 1 (24 min. episode)
Stream/Buy On: Crunchyroll, VRV

10. Kuroko no Basket 2nd Season (Episodes 17-25)

Kuroko no Basket 2nd Season (Episodes 17-25)

English Title: Kuroko’s Basketball 2
Episodes: 17-25
Stream/Buy On: Crunchyroll, VRV

11. Kuroko no Basket: Oshaberi Demo Shimasen ka (Optional)

Kuroko no Basket: Oshaberi Demo Shimasen ka

English Title: Unknown
Episodes: 1 (16 min. episode)
Stream/Buy On:

12. Kuroko no Basket 2nd Season NG-shuu (Optional)

Kuroko no Basket 2nd Season NG-shuu

English Title: Unknown
Episodes: 9 (2 min. episodes)
Stream/Buy On:

13. Kuroko no Basket 3rd Season

Kuroko no Basket 3rd Season

English Title: Kuroko’s Basketball 3
Episodes: 25
Stream/Buy On: Crunchyroll, VRV

14. Kuroko no Basket: Saikou no Present Desu

Kuroko no Basket: Saikou no Present Desu

English Title: Unknown
Episodes: 1 (23 min. episode)
Stream/Buy On: Crunchyroll, VRV

15. Kuroko no Basket: Oshaberi Shiyou ka (Optional)

Kuroko no Basket: Oshaberi Shiyou ka

English Title: Unknown
Episodes: 1 (15 min. episode)
Stream/Buy On:

16. Kuroko no Basket 3rd Season NG-shuu (Optional)

Kuroko no Basket 3rd Season NG-shuu

English Title: Unknown
Episodes: 9 (2 min. episodes)
Stream/Buy On:

Note: The three Winter Cup Highlights movies are a compilation of the first three seasons of the anime and do not contain any new story. I have not added them to the watch order as they are optional and can be watched as a refresher before Kuroko no Basket Movie 4: Last Game.

17. Kuroko no Basket Movie 4: Last Game

Kuroko no Basket Movie 4: Last Game

English Title: Unknown
Episodes: 1 (Movie)
Stream/Buy On: Crunchyroll, VRV


Kuroko no Basket is a sports anime by Studio Production I.G. The anime is an adaptation of a Japanese manga series by Tadatoshi Fujimaki.

Synopsis: There was a middle school team of basketball players known as the “Generation of Miracles” that won school championships for all three years. After graduating from middle school, these stars went to separate high schools and joined different teams.

Kuroko Tetsuya was a dark horse at Generation of Miracles and is now a freshman at Seirin High. Taiga Kagami, also a freshman is a promising player returning from the U.S. The two freshmen are on a quest to prove that they are not ordinary basketball players. The only way for them to prove is to bring Seirin to the top of Japan by winning the inter-high championships.