Idiots Can't Win! (OVA)
Episode OVA
Episode OVA
Title Idiots Can't Win! (OVA)
Baka ja Katenai no yo!
Air date December 4, 2013
Manga chapters Idiots Can't Win!
Episode guide
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Idiots Can't Win! (OVA) (バカじゃ勝てないのよ!, Baka ja Katenai no yo!) is an ova episode of the Kuroko no Basuke anime included with Volume 25.


The proficiency tests are coming up and Riko checks the first years' marks for their midterm results. If one of them places in the bottom 100 of their year, they have to sit remedial classes on the day of the finals, meaning that they won't be able to participate in the finals. Seirin finds out about Kagami's atrocious midterm results; they work together to help Kagami study.

Characters in order of appearance

Manga and Anime Differences

  • Tetsuya 2, Kise, Midorima and Takao are spectated in anime.
  • Kise texting Kagami is not shown in the anime, however was featured in the manga.
  • The scene where Kagami throws a pencil that Kuroko gave him is different than the manga. In the anime, the point of the pencil landed on Kagami's forehead, making him bleed is shown; while in the manga, this scene was omitted.
  • Some of the members of the Kagamidiot Special Tuition Team have different specialities between the manga and anime:
    • Tsuchida teaches Science in the manga while he teaches English in the anime.
    • Mitobe teaches English in the manga while he teaches Science in the anime.
    • Kuroko teaches Humanities in the manga while he teaches Language in the anime.
    • Hyūga teaches Language in the manga while he teaches Humanities in the anime.