There is exciting news for all Slam Dunk enthusiasts. The First Slam Dunk movie, previously announced as the film in the long-running franchise has some of the most important facts that fans have been waiting for. Thus, everything has been laid out in front of them, from the cast, team, and trailer to the release date. So, what do we get from the trailer? Without further ado, here is all you need to know about the new film, The First Slam Dunk Movie!
The First Slam Dunk Movie Movie Plot
The upcoming film is based on the very successful manga developed that was serialized in Shonen Jump from 1990 to 1996, spanning 31 volumes. It is widely considered to be one of the publications that carried Shonen Jump magazine during its “Golden Age.” The anime adaptation of the series aired for 101 episodes between 1993 and 1996.
The franchise has also spawned four anime films, the first two of which were released in 1994 and the last in July 1995. The Slam Dunk tale follows Hanamichi Sakuragi, a red-haired delinquent who has a lengthy history of being rejected by the girls he likes. Sakuragi is depressed after his recent heartbreak; nevertheless, he soon meets his current sweetheart, Haruko Akagi, who is immersed in the sport of basketball.
The First Slam Dunk Movie Cast And Crews
The primary cast of the film was confirmed alongside the film’s announcement. Shugo Nakamura, who plays fan favorite Ryota Miyagi, has joined the cast of the film. Jun Kasama will co-play the role of Hisashi Mitsui with him. Kaeda Rukawa will be played by Shin’ichiro Kamio. Finally, Subaru Kimura and Kenta Miyake play Hanamichi Sakuragi and Takenori Akagi, respectively.
Inoue is directing the film at Toei Animation. Yasuyuki Ebara will design the characters for the first Slam Dunk Movie. Technical directors on the set were Katsuhiko Kitada, Naoki Miyahara, and Toshio Ohashi.
The First Slam Dunk Movie Release Date
The film’s ultimate release date has yet to be determined. However, the studio made a note to present the screening details. As a result, The First Slam Dunk Movie will begin Dolby Cinema screenings on December 10, 2022. And it will premiere in Japan on December 3, 2022. As of now, these screenings are confined to a few screens. We will update this section as soon as there is an update on its international release. As a result, keep an eye on Anime Daily for all the latest information.