Slam Dunk movie is coming in the Fall of 2022, the official website for the movie revealed today. A teaser PV that features the names of the staff who worked on the project was also revealed.
You can watch the short promotional video here
In the promotional video, you can see the members of the Shohoku High School Basketball Club forming a circle while wearing their uniforms. As we previously mentioned, the staff credits are visible in the video. Takehiko Inoue, the original creator, will be directing and writing the script for the film. Toei Animation, a studio that worked on the original series, is also animating the movie.
Slam Dunk is a sports comedy manga from the Weekly Shounen Jump. It started publishing on September 18, 1990 and ended on June 4, 1996. It had a total of 31 volumes and 276 chapters. The manga won the 40th Shogakukan Manga Award for best shounen manga in 1994. The anime adaptation by Toei Animation premiered on October 1, 1993, and had a total of 101 episodes. In addition to the main anime series, the franchise also spawned 4 movies.
Slam Dunk Synopsis
Winning isn’t everything in the game of basketball, but who wants to come in second? It takes dedication and discipline to be the best, and the Shohoku High hoops team wants to be just that. They have one last year to make their captain’s dream of reaching the finals come true—will they do it? Hanamichi Sakuragi’s got no game with girls—none at all! It doesn’t help that he’s known for throwing down at a moment’s notice and always coming out on top. A hopeless bruiser, he’s been rejected by 50 girls in a row! All that changes when he meets the girl of his dreams, Haruko, and she’s actually not afraid of him! When she introduces him to the game of basketball, his life is changed forever…
(Source: Viz Media)
Source: Slam Dunk Official Website
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