This year, they were second in the A Block and advanced to the Winter Cup preliminaries. They managed to gain a ticket to the actual Winter Cup and will face off against all the main teams. They have lost against Rakuzan High in the semi-finals. Having managed to reach the semi-finals, Shūtoku faced Kaijō for a third place match, which they eventually won, crowning them third place in the Winter Cup. It should be noted that Kise did not play for Kaijō in the third place match due to injury.
Their official cheering squad is called Persistent and Tireless.
In the CHARACTERS BIBLE, Shūtoku High has a lot of history, their facilities are quite worn out and has strict management system.
Shutoku has been the qualifying veterans for 11 years straight at the Interhigh. They are known as the "King of Veterans". It is unknown whether they lost this title after their first defeat against Seirin in the Interhigh or against Rakuzan in the Winter Cup semifinals.
The Japanese version of the Kanji 'Toku' and the Chinese character differs by one stroke. (徳 vs. 德)