The Nationals, or the National Sports Meet, is one of the most important high school basketball tournament in Japan.[1] It gathers all the Interhigh winners from each prefecture to compete in one all-star tournament. The winners of the nationals can call themselves the best of Japan.

Since the Winter Cup is still ongoing, the Nationals haven't started yet.

Nationals (Junior High)

The Junior High Nationals trophy

There is also a national competition for Junior High schools. Teikō Junior High is a strong competitor in this and dominated for three years straight, with its Generation of Miracles power team.


  1. Kuroko no Basuke chapter 113, page 1
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