The First Slam Dunk anime movie is finally coming to the Philippines after its release in Japan.

Pioneer Films, through the Anime Movies Philippines Facebook page, announced that The First Slam Dunk movie is getting a cinema release date of February 1, 2023. It is said that the movie has the title of being the second-highest first-day gross of all time in Japan.

For a quick recap, Slam Dunk creator Takehiko Inoue also served as the director and writer of the spin-off movie. This 3DCG anime movie was created with the help of Toei Animation.



The movie will also feature popular characters like Ryota Miyagi, Hisashi Mitsui, Kaede Rukawa, and Takenori Akagi.

If you’re a 90’s kid, you sure know and love Slam Dunk. The manga and anime series became an instant hit in the Philippines — a country that’s big on basketball.

The story follows Hanamichi Sakuragi, who has a long history of being bad at getting girls. After enrolling in Shohoku High School, he joined the school’s basketball team to impress a girl named Haruko.

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