In the early 1990s, Japanese anime became popular in North America. One of the most popular series is Slam Dunk. This is a basketball anime series that was made by TMS Entertainment, which is a subsidiary of Toei Company Ltd. which is a Japanese film studio.
The main characters in this series are Harukaze Tenma and Sugawara Minoru. They are both high school students who play basketball and also have other activities such as studying and going to school.
The classic anime series is bringing the modern version of the classic film series as The First Slam Dunk.
The production staff has been tight-lipped about any plot details, but they have indicated that they’re keeping things under wraps to make sure they don’t spoil anything for viewers who haven’t read the manga yet.
However, they were able to share some information about how they plan on adapting certain scenes in the manga into CG animation styles. The film is here with a fresh trailer and you should not miss it.
The New ‘The First Slam Dunk’ Trailer is Here!
The announcement of the latest Slam Dunk film has brought a rage of excitement among the fans. There have been so many speculations about the movie doing true justice to the franchise.
Finally, the much awaited trailer has been counted among the best films to be released this year. One of the bright things for all the fans who are going to revisit their memories from the old mangas they read in the 90s.
The movie is here with a refreshing trailer revealing a lot about the plot and characters of the upcoming anime film. The trailer takes introduces us to Haruko Akagi who can be seen in the trailer practising a song and sitting on the beach.
Later, children are shown practising and a scene of Shōhoku is pensively stood in an open space ready for the game. The new film is different from previous ones in the series in that it offers a fresh take on both audio and visuals.
The trailer provides a taste of the fast pace editing, as well as examples of some colourful artsy shots. This is the first film in the Slam Dunk series since 1995, and judging by the trailer, it will be an updated approach to the franchise. It uses computer-generated animation and also previews who will be composing music for it.
Meet the cast of the film
The diverse cast voicing for the upcoming anime film includes Subaru Kimura as Hanamichi Sakuragi, Shin’ichirō Kamio as Kaede Rukawa, Kenta Miyake will play the captain of the Shohoku Basketball Team, Takenori Akagi Shugo Nakamuracast as Ryota Miyagi and Jun Kasama in the role of Hisashi Mitsui.
The First Slam Dunk is written and directed by the original Slam Dunk manga artist Takehiko Inoue with Toei Animation and CG company Dandelion Animation Studio producing the film.
When is the film releasing?
The film is preparing to release in Japan on December 3rd.