The world’s best-selling basketball series, SLAM DUNK is back! The creator of this legendary manga, an icon himself, Takehiko Inoue has announced SLAM DUNK’s new anime movie on his Twitter account on 7th January 2021. Post this announcement, Toei Animation officially confirmed this production news and released a teaser website and Twitter account of the movie.
There has been no announcement regarding the movie title yet. We can’t wait to hear it soon!
— 井上雄彦 Inoue Takehiko (@inouetake) January 7, 2021
SLAM DUNK is the world’s best-selling basketball series created by Takehiko Inoue. This series was followed by two other titles, lauded by critics and fans alike—Vagabond, a fictional account of the life of Miyamoto Musashi, and Real, a manga about wheelchair basketball.
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…
– VIZ media
Toei Animation is a well-renowned brand with a presence all across the globe. They are involved in the planning and production of animation series/movies, to the licensing and associated business.
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