Following an initial announcement, Toei Animation has now delivered a new teaser for the upcoming Slam Dunk anime movie. Set to be written and directed by original creator Takehiko Inoue, the teaser for the animated film also reveals that the film will be released in 2022.
Slam Dunk original debuted in Shueisha‘s Weekly Shōnen Jump back in 1990 with a six-year serialization run. The manga series sold over 120 million volumes in Japan and beloved anime series that ran from 1993 to 1996 which led to four animated feature films. Inoue’s Slam Dunk series is credited with helping popularize basketball in Japan and progressing the sports manga/anime genre.
Watch the teaser above and look for the Slam Dunk film to be released sometime fall 2022.
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