|“||It's Kuroshio, nice to meet 'cha!||„|
Kuroshio (黒潮?) was the third vessel to be commissioned in the 19-vessel Kagerō-class destroyers built for the Imperial Japanese Navy in the late-1930s under the Circle Three Supplementary Naval Expansion Program (Maru San Keikaku).
She has short black hair with an hairclip in the left side.
She is an informal and cheerful girl.
- Sunk in action, 8 May 1943.
- Along with Kagerou and Ooyashio, ran into a minefield, with Kuroshio sinking almost immediately. The other two would sink sometime later.
- Wreck discovered by accident by Robert Ballard, while he was searching for John F. Kennedy's PT-109 in May, 2002.
- Her name means "black tide", and refers to the north-flowing ocean current on the west side of the North Pacific (the Kuroshio Current).