New The First Slam Dunk poster assembles the team after decades
Check out the new The First Slam Dunk poster which features the Shohoku Team after decades away from the spotlight!
We already saw a bunch of teaser posters in the past but its only now we see the entire team in one shot. The film is slated for release in Japan by December 3 2022. The film is written and directed by Takehiko Inoue and produced by Toei Animation and Dandelion Animation Studio.
Check out the first teaser trailer for the film below:
The movie is based on the Slam Dunk manga created by It is based on the manga Slam Dunk written and illustrated by Takehiko Inoue.
It was serialized in Shueisha’s shōnen manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump from October 1990 to June 1996, with the chapters collected into 31 tankōbon volumes. Slam Dunk has 170 million copies in circulation, making it the seventh best-selling manga series in history. In 1994, it received the 40th Shogakukan Manga Award for the shōnen category. In 2010, Inoue received special commendations from the Japan Basketball Association for helping popularize basketball in Japan.
The series follows Hanamichi Sakuragi, a delinquent and gang leader. Sakuragi is very unpopular with girls, having been rejected an astonishing fifty times. In his first year at Shohoku High School, he meets Haruko Akagi, the girl of his dreams, and is overjoyed when she is not repulsed or scared of him like all the other girls he has asked out. But to get the girl he must be good at basketball and join the Shohoku High School team which also puts him in odds with Kaede Rukawa and the rest of the team.