Slam Dunk Movie Release Date, Trailer, Where to Watch, and All You Need to Know

Slam Dunk Movie Release Date, Trailer, Where to Watch and All You Need to Know

Slam Dunk Movie Release Date, Trailer, Where to Watch and All You Need to Know

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Slam Dunk is truly one of the best sports anime of the 90s. 27 years after its anime ended, the well-loved sports series is back with a full-length movie. So, get all the details about The First Slam Dunk movie below!

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Slam Dunk: A Classic and Timeless Sports Series

Slam Dunk: A Classic and Timeless Sports Series
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Slam Dunk was originally a sports manga illustrated and written by Takehiko Inoue.

It was serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump from 1990 to 1996 and can be collected into 31 tankobon volumes.

Eventually, the manga was adapted into an anime by Toei Animation and aired from 1993 to 1996.

Slam Dunk was famous not only in Japan but also around the world. With this, it is not surprising that its manga sold more than 120 million copies worldwide.

Toei Animation released four films, with the most recent one having been released in December 2022 in Japan.

The First Slam Dunk Movie Release Date

The First Slam Dunk was released in Japan on December 3, 2022. On its first weekend, the movie earned JPY 1.296 billion (around USD 9.5 million), making it first at the box office.

The movie also got cinema screenings in other Asian countries starting December 10, 2022.

Here are the movie's release dates in other international regions:

  • South Korea - January 4, 2023
  • Singapore - January 7, 2023
  • Hong Kong - January 12, 2023
  • Taiwan - January 13, 2023
  • Philippines - February 1, 2023
  • Singapore - February 2, 2023
  • Indonesia - February 22, 2023
  • Malaysia - February 23, 2023
  • South Korea - April 5, 2023 (re-release)
  • Vietnam - April 14, 2023
  • China - April 20, 2023
  • Italy - May 11, 2023
  • Spain - July 7, 2023
  • India - July 7, 2023
  • Estonia - August 25, 2023

According to AMC Theatres' official website, The First Slam Dunk is scheduled to release in North America on July 28, 2023.

Toei Animation announced that The First Slam Dunk will no longer be available in most theaters in Japan by August 31. So those who wish to see it still have time!

The First Slam Dunk Movie Trailer

The official trailer for the movie was released on December 24, 2022. You may check it out above.

The First Slam Dunk Movie Plot and Characters

The First Slam Dunk continues where the anime left off: Shohoku High School fights against Sannoh, a three-time defending champion.

Instead of focusing on Hanamichi Sakuragi, the movie sheds light on Ryota Miyagi's journey to become a great basketball player.

Along with the first trailer, the voice actors have been confirmed as follows:

  • Subaru Kimura (Touma Inumaru in Utopia 2022) as Hanamichi Sakuragi
  • Shin'ichirō Kamio (Koigakubo in Blue Period) as Kaede Rukawa
  • Shugo Nakamura (Gin Gagamaru in Blue Lock) as Ryota Miyagi
  • Jun Kasama (Raizou Kurima in Revenger) as Hisashi Mitsui
  • Kenta Miyake (All Might in My Hero Academia) as Takenori Akagi

Where to Watch The First Slam Dunk Movie Online

Where to Watch The First Slam Dunk Movie Online
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As of the moment, there is no official announcement yet regarding where The First Slam Dunk movie can be streamed online.

Meanwhile, those who wish to binge-watch the anime series before watching the movie can easily do so on Crunchyroll.

The platform offers a free trial for those new to the site.

The First Slam Dunk Movie Soundtrack

The First Slam Dunk Movie Soundtrack
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The First Slam Dunk released an official soundtrack on May 31, 2023, as announced by the movie's official Twitter account.

The original soundtrack contains 29 songs, including the ones added to the movie.

Among the songs included in the list is the movie's ending theme titled Dai Zero Kan by 10-Feet, along with many other fan-favorite songs from the series.

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