I was pretty bored so I just decided to check out Kuroko no Basket NG-shuu out of curiosity. Basically all this is is a 9 episode series of anime specials that rub from about 1-5 minutes per episode. It showcases bloopers within scenes from season 1 of the anime. There isn't too much to say about this except that the comedy was handled really well. The only gripe I have is the fact that these specials didn't really do any expanding for the characters and there isn't really much of a cohesive plot. But listen it's just a light hearted series of specials that you
can finish in literally no time. So I say if you liked KnB check it out it's very funny and an overall good experience.
I don't know what an NG-shuu is, sounds like some hip Japanese hair product, but this Kuroko's Basketball special series is a collection of short blooper reels ranging around 1:30-4:00 minutes each. As it sounds, it copies several scenes from the anime exactly until they deviate when something goes comically wrong.
The original Kuroko's Basketball had a decent sense of humor, even if it unfortunately used Japanese wordplay frequently, so it comes as no surprise that these bloopers do have their laugh out loud moments now that the writers are expressly focusing on the humor without having to worry about the tone of the story. These
skits are far from equal in quality, but given how short each one it is it hardly feels like time wasted. It can be frustrating how long the original scene is set up to get to the point where the joke is, but that's really all there is to say. These jokes don't give any new insight into the characters, and plenty are situational comedies that have nothing to do with the specific characters, basketball, or the original point of the scene.
With all that can be said having been said, this is easily recommended to Kuroko's Basketball fans so if you're on the fence about bothering just go ahead and watch already. You'll get at least a laugh or two.
Why am I writing a review for bloopers? Because I'm OCD, that's why. Essentially, what this set of episodes is is a bunch of animated bloopers, each ranging from 1-5 minutes long.
They're all together quite funny, and I think the thing that was enjoyable to me about them is that they really helped me to let go of the series once I had finished it. It lets you go back into the world of these characters without having to rewatch the entire series. Not to mention, you actually get to see some stuff that you wouldn't get to see in the series (like Kuroko
laughing). Other than that, though, it's just lighthearted, good fun to watch.
Obviously, there's no character development or anything that benefits the story, but it does lighten up some of the more intense moments of the anime, so it's nice to be able to let go of some of that tension.
If you wanna watch it, go ahead. It's fun at the very least.