Slam Dunk Anime Movie Gets First Official PV Teaser and Release Window

The movie is scheduled to come out in 2022.

By Shivam Gulati

August 13, 2021

Written and illustrated by Takehiko Inoue, Slam Dunk is a popular Japanese manga series. Shueisha serialized the manga back in 1990, and with a total of 31 volumes, the manga concluded in 1996. Toei Animation also released its anime adaptation in 1993, and it ended three years later, in March 1996.

The manga series follows the journey of Shōhoku High School’s basketball team. With more than 157 million copies sold, it is one of the best-selling manga. That’s why the entire community got excited when Takehiko Inoue announced that a new Slam Dunk anime movie is in production.

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Slam Dunk Anime Movie: Release Window and Trailer

Toei Animation, the studio that worked on the original Slam Dunk anime series, is producing the upcoming anime movie. Interestingly, author Takehiko Inoue is personally working on the script and is directing the film.

Very little is known about the plot, and we still don’t have an official title for the movie. However, recently, the official website for the Slam Dunk movie released the first PV teaser. Along with the new teaser, the website also confirmed that the film would release sometime in 2022. However, we’ll have to wait a little longer for an exact release date.

Talking about the first teaser, it doesn’t reveal any characters from the movie. Instead, it features incredible music and lists all the staff members working hard on the project. In case you’re wondering what the PV teaser actually looks like; here you go, take a look at it:

Of course, the studio would give us more details about the upcoming movie in the future. So, we’ll definitely update you as soon as more information pops up. Meanwhile, you can read the manga’s English version on Viz. Also, all episodes of the Slam Dunk anime are available to watch on Crunchyroll.

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Shivam Gulati

Shiv is a video game enthusiast who loves exploring everything happening in the gaming community. He enjoys competitive games in particular, even though he loses most of the time. He is an entertainment and gaming reporter at DualShockers.

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