They are different sports. He is the sixth and “phantom” member of the “Generation of Miracles.” Kuroko’s personality is very straight forward, and easily unnoticeable. Read reviews on Kuroko's Basketball on Crunchyroll. 1 Generation of Miracles 2 High School Basketball … Has a hottie chasing him and a puppy spirit animal, ends with him looking towards the future of his game. Kuroko's growth is more like how much he knows about his misdirection ability. This is why, I feel, you find it difficult to come to the conclusion whether Kuroko or Kagami is the main character. More than KnB. I'm saying it's somewhat related and it reinforces the fact that Kuroko is a shadow. One is volleyball and one is basketball. He literally thought all effort that didn't result in showing the disparity between him and other was a waste instead of seeing it at how hard he worked. I dont know if im being ignorant or somethint else is happening?? It's just that Kagami's goal coincides with Kuroko since in order to BE the best you gotta BEAT the best. Yeah he is but due to the nature of him 'being a shadow' the supporting cast is often propped up. Kuroko is the MC. seeing him at the end smiling and confidently proclaiming that he's a "shadow" was one of his best moments honestly. The kuroko (黒子, kuroko) are the Shiba House's servants who, like their namesakes, "set up" the scene during the Shinkengers' transformation. Click on the name or the image to go to that character's page. Don’t get me wrong, Kuroko is one of my favourite characters and I held him way above Kagami but why is Kagami not the main character? Midorima learn that just being the optium performance didn't mean you would perform well. It's so played out though that it's just straight up corny tbh. It then was changed to one with two little flowers since the Tree Diagram Remnant Arc, specifically, from Toaru Majutsu no Index II Episode 06 in the anime, or Toaru Majutsu no Index Manga Volume 11, Chapter 58). It's sports anime like you've never seen before! This list all about my opinion. he finally got to be seen and remembered and share in the glory! I'm not confusing the spotlight in the anime and for the viewers. Ano… HOWEVER, we are STILL following Kuroko's goal of bringing the GoM back to the light. the same happens with the rest of the GoM... well, to varying degrees, anyway lol. This propelled him to hate the sport he loved and when he reflected back he realized that the other gom players all felt the same way. One day he is an errand boy, the next he could be an assassin, and the next day he might be the official Goketsuji Master of Ceremonies... Could he be someone who lost in the Goketsuji Tournament? With six friends to choose from, it can be difficult to decide which one is the show's main character.Every member of the group is highlighted at different times, but the series thrives on the cast's interactions as an ensemble. Kuroko can be described as a "girl living in the future". This is a list of Kuroko no Basuke' official oc characters. However, if you were expecting some athletic, hot-headed knucklehead who excels in the sport...well, that's the deuteragonist Kagami. He has no presence and is quite unnoticeable, a trait that goes well with his misdirection. Yes. Kagami is the deuteragonist of KNB so he also tends to get a lot of development. Click on the name or the image to go to that character's page. Personally I like Haikyuu! He is hardworking to fulfill his teammates’ wishes before his own. Yep it's Kuroko. Midorima is the most diligent character in the series. MyAnimeList is the largest online anime and manga database in the world! I just find it odd because in shounen usually the determined person is the main character with a some sort of mystery and is not famous whatsoever and ends up being a very strong player whereas the 2nd main is the smart or genius individual that helps him. Like the captain of GOM mentioned, the reason why he didnt learn anything except to stay in the shadow is if he did. kagami just jumps high from start to finish lmao. Just as his name suggests, Kuroko serves more to support his team mates. The following yellow part is a quote from mangafox of a nice person who kindly translated a part of the famous KnB Characters Bible. I think others have answered it better than this but I do ultimately believe that making Kuroko the main character was the only choice for the anime. His true identity is a mystery. Welcome to the subreddit for fans of the anime and manga Kuroko's Basketball by Fujimaki Tadatoshi! All characters and voice actors in the anime Kuroko's Basketball. Warning: quiz may contain spelling and grammar errors. He learns new ways to manipulate his power. At MyAnimeList, you can find out about their voice actors, animeography, pictures and much more! He wouldnt be the shadow anymore. Mikoto has chestnut hair and is often seen wearing a small hair clip (firstly a rather simple one in the early stages of the story. He is very hard working and always tries to satisfy the needs of the team above his own. The supporting characters are so good or even better than the main character. He has also displayed much respect towards fellow passionate basketball players and thinks that while senpais have to have pride, kōhais need to have respect. Should Kuroko's master win his position in the clan, he will also advance to a higher ranking as well. Kagami is classical MC, but Kuroko is the one who makes their duo interesting imho. I think whole anime he was doing just that - proving his basketball phylosophy and helping Kagami in process. 7 years ago. I love his special power, that's why I was kinda pissed for a short time in season 3 xD [SPOILER: Like I already had the feeling there was gonna be someone like Tetsu but I hate it when they're even better then the main character xD] List items. If it was any other sports shounen, then Kagami would most probably have been the main character. Aomine learned that there are 4 other people out on the court as well and even if he didn't like it he would still have to rely on them if he wanted his team to be the best. edit: hit enter too early. centers on his dream of finding his light in order to do what he couldn't with the GoM. Kise learned that not matter how skilled he got at it he would always find someone better than him. such a big change from the beginning of the show where it was almost like he was resigned to a lonely fate where he was there to just invisibly help others. Yes, but he serves as the catalyst for the character arc of others rather than his own, Kuroko is a main character who's goal is to not be a main character, Remember very first episode, when Kuroko promises Kagami - “i will make you best player in Japan”. Well Kagami is considered the deuteragonist of the series but the reason why it's called Kuroko's Basketball is because the show is centralized on Kuroko proving that his way of playing basketball, aka teamplay, ultimately triumphs over using individual based play like the Generation of Miracles end up relying on. The only thing is that … That’s why he’s the main character. But it only grows to be counterproductive of what he build these attributes on.. " lack of presence" . Didn't see this posted while typing up my comment but well said. Aside from being a girl with a modernistic outlook, she can also be blunt when giving her opinions, and this has caused her to be at odds with Uiharu once. he is lol but there were definitely times where it felt like Kagami was the main character instead imo. Although he was an essential member of his middle school basketball team, unlike his former teammates, Kuroko is largely unknown. Her eyes are the same color as her hair. She is used to the world 30 years from now portrayed by Academy City and is ignorant to the customs that present-day Japan still practices, like the "love umbrella", which students usually use to link their names to the name of their crush, and the conventional technology outside Academy City. What youll see its like a little interview to the main characters of KnB and what they would reply to such questions. Kuroko barely grows? I mean it’s usually the person trying to improve known as the main character and Kagami has a goal to become the top basketball player in Japan and Kuroko says that he’ll help him on the sidelines. At first i thought he was a selfish son of a b* who doesn't give a crap about the sport, his team mates, other ones feelings. FANDOM. Also characters may be OOC and I tried my best for them to be the same characters from the original. He plays the charming prince that we're used to for much of the first half of the film. i mean hes the one with the most development in the whole show, even in abilities look at all the abilities he got by the end. Kagami started seeing himself as part of a team and not just as the "ace" who has to shoulder the burden of getting the team to victory by himself. Yes. Characters Bible Motivation for… I mean it’s usually the person trying to improve known as the main character and Kagami has a goal to become the top basketball player in Japan and Kuroko says that he’ll help him on the sidelines. Each participant in the Goketsuji tournament receives their own kuroko, a personal assistant. Kagami is more like a tool (couldn’t find a better word) that he used to get there. I see. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Akashi learned that while winning is important that the process matters just as much as the result otherwise the dark/light concept wouldn't have worked. His brand of basketball changed each of their prospectives. No one kno… Cause it’s his type of basketball. Kuroko hated the type of basketball that he was forced to play in middle school. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the KurokosBasketball community. As the story develops, Kuroko gets some insane skills. He gaslights, leads on Anna and ultimately showcases why he should not be trusted, nor in a position of great power. Due to the show being centralized around proving "his basketball" he would still be considered the protagonist. Kuroko is the protagonist here, and he's an … Click on the name or the image to go to that character's page. Kagami is Kuroko's second chance at Aomine so he really is a "supporting" character. They're pretty self-explanatory, but if you're not sure which category your post falls under, just choose "Discussion.". Despite its many flaws, Friends is still one of the most popular and rewatched shows of the 1990s and early 2000s. Literally all of Seiren’s victories can be attributed to something he did with Kagami. Kuroko no Basket (Kuroko's Basketball) brings you to the apex of basketball excitement whilst combining reality with the surreal, which in turn leaves you in the zone of awe.As such, you'll be left with a splendid remark on sports anime that you'll run along yourself to search for more anime similar to Kuroko no Basket. that's a little unfair lmao. The Best Players of Kuroko no Basuke. When Kuroko gets some spotlight, it results to his misdirection being a little less effective. If you are a hardcore fan of one sport, then you couldn't really compare them. Press J to jump to the feed. Kuroko actually also admits to using Kagami for this goal at first, but ultimately just wants to see Seirin come up on top period. It's a great way to contrast just how powerful the GoM are while Kuroko is constantly trying to keep up with gimmicks and dumb luck. I am a bot, and this action was performed automatically. Kuroko has a deadpan and straight forward personality. Ryōta Kise. Welcome to the subreddit for fans of the anime and manga Kuroko's Basketball by Fujimaki Tadatoshi! He's the "behind the scenes" person. Theyre both the mains character theyre equally important, Make sure you tag spoilers and flair your post. Quiz results contain four girl results only (guys are welcome to try if you're bored) and some SPOLIERS from the manga. I don't think their is a main character its more like a main duo. Aside from being a girl with a modernistic outlook, she can also be blunt when giving her opinions, and this has caused her to be at odds with Uiharu once. Aomine Daiki From the moment I saw Aomine, he was by far my favorite. Source(s): I have read all the replace light novels, watched all the anime (including the bloopers), and read all of the scanlated manga. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. to enjoy the game with his team instead of doing a solo play. Well he is the main character with kagami. Join the online community, create your anime and manga list, read reviews, explore the forums, follow news, and so much more! to enjoy the game with his team instead of doing a solo play. If it was any other sports shounen, then Kagami would most probably have been the main character. If you are a fan of Fujimaki Tadatoshi's Kuroko no Basuke (Kuroko's Basketball), you must have known the main antagonist of the whole stories, who is no other than Akashi Seijuurou, the only 1st year as well as the captain of Rakuzan basketball team and ex-captain of Teikou Middle School where the Generation of Miracles/Kiseki no Sedai used to be the members of the basketball team. It’s clear that he is the shadow but then why is a shadow the main character? She is used to the world 30 years from now portrayed by Academy City and is thus ignorant to the customs that present-day Japan still practice, like the "love umbrella", which students usually use to link their names to the name of their crush, and the conventional technology outside Academy City. so yeah i felt like at times the focus was on Kagami a lot but looking back on things it definitely was about Kuroko and his journey and goals along with everyone else on his team, past and present, of course. Don’t get me wrong, Kuroko is one of my favourite characters and I held him way above Kagami but why is Kagami not the main character? Kuroko is the MC. this is the magic of KNB. This is because he is so small, frail, unnoticeable, distressingly slow, and easy to miss. This is a list of Kuroko no Basuke characters. When the series develops, the plot is mainly based on Kagami getting stronger while Kuroko barely grows. Kagami emphasis in the series was because he represented uncorrupted gom players and what would have been if they stayed on the right path. The story is your classic sports anime, with the Seiren basketball team aiming for the top. This is why Stan Lee wrote the Avengers. Anonymous. All these are the main character wording and touched upon during their teiko days. An up-and-coming power player, Taiga Kagami, is just back from America. All in all, this is a story of how Kuroko intends to play his basketball, i.e. i understand what you mean in terms of ability, but the biggest development for Kagami was that he stopped playing by himself, the opposite of what Aomine was doing which is why there were a lot of parallels between the two and moments where Kuroko was worried he was going to end up just like Aomine. as others have pointed out, towards the end he really does develop his own unique style using his own ideas whereas it started out with Akashi sort of manipulating him into one (since he was aware of the weaknesses of it and used that knowledge to his advantage in the future) and he started to grow stagnant in it to the point other characters were concerned and pointed it out. However, he is greatly respected by everyone. Kuroko can be described as a "girl living in the future". 1. Pig - Shintaro Midorima. However, the character himself is despicable. 0 0. Tetsuya Kuroko is the protagonist of the Kuroko no Basket series. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the KurokosBasketball community. It's kind of like how Haikyuu is, Hinata is the main character but they focus on everyone on the team. All in all, this is a story of how Kuroko intends to play his basketball, i.e. Thanks for the explanation, I’m fairly new to Knb so this helps. He was the initial person who recognized that aspect in Aomine/Kuroko which led to a deeper meaning later. The main character's name is aptly derived from stage-hands who dressed in black to imply that they are invisible and not part of the action on-stage. Kuroko Koumori (in Japanese: 紅守黒湖) is the main protagonist of the manga Murcielago. His potential is the best. and Kagami's part of the reason Kuroko developed as much as he did; he realized eventually he would only hold him back so he needed to do something to better himself so that he could continue to support him. Within the World of Shinkenger, Tsukasa finds himself as one of the kuroko of the Shiba Household, discarding the guise when the distortion begins. The basketball is pretty bad in the series, given how absurdly unrealistic it is (nobody can shoot over 90% beyond the three-point arc), but the characters are fairly fun, I think. Kuroko is Seirin's secret weapon. When he got his own emperor eyes I went insane. Murasakibara learned that despite his advantages over others who tried but failed didn't diminish his effort. As the story develops, Kuroko gets some insane skills. She … But why is it that Kuroko gets less spotlight than Kagami? However, it is still to support Kuroko's goal of proving to the Generation of Miracles that they need some level of teamwork in order to win and basketball is simply not fulfilling as an individual game, even with overwhelming talent. Myanimelist, you find it difficult to come to the subreddit for fans of the shortcuts. 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