Attractive, skilled, but often considered to be cold, Rukawa Kaede is the Super-Rookie of Shohoku High School’s Basketball Team. Even though he is only a first-year high school player, he has the height, athleticism, and drive that makes him the undisputed ace of the team. He plays Small Forward, and when he’s not playing on the court, he is often seen sleeping; even when riding his bicycle.
I didn’t think anyone would have a cosplay photo from this series! It’s one of the classics that changed a lot of people’s perspective to Japanese animation. Thanks to Fumiki for sending this in!