In Jan 2021, artist of Slam Dunk manga announced on his twitter account that a new Slam Dunk film project will be coming. Slam Dunk fans were eagerly waiting for further information about the film and a release date.
Slam Dunk fans prayers have been answered. We finally have the release date for the film. Through the official twitter account of Slam Dunk, a teaser visual was released announcing that Slam Dunk film will be released in Japan in Fall 2022. No further information about the cast or the studio have been revealed yet.
Teaser video reveals that Takehiko Inoue (Original Creator) is writing and directing the film. Keep in mind that the movie title is still to be announced.
Slam Dunk (stylized as SLAM DUNK) is a Japanese sports series written and illustrated by Takehiko Inoue. It tells the story of a rooky basketball team from Shōhoku High School in the Shonan area of Japan. It was serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump from October 1990 to June 1996, with the chapters collected into 31 volumes.
Manga was also adapted into anime series by Toei Animation Studio, which aired from 1993 to 1996. Slam Dunk was quite popular in Japan and many other Asian countries.