Slam Dunk is back!

Fans of the mega-hit basketball-themed manga series Slam Dunk got a pleasant surprise during their lunch break (Japan time) today, January 7th, 2021, when creator Takehiko Inoue updated his Twitter account with quite the announcement.

Slam Dunk, now celebrating its 30th anniversary, is going to be made into an animated feature film!

In his Tweet, he posted a hand-sketched animation showing the logo of the series, and a Japanese phrase beneath it 映画になります! "It will be made into a film!"

We also know from this press release that the movie will be produced by Toei.

Details will be forthcoming...


By - Ben K.