In a popular account of the Weibo social network, a video was shared showing the entrance of the Japan Representative Basketball team at the Tokyo Olympic Games, at the match against Romania in the category "Basketball 3 × 3". What caught the attention is that the background song is "Kimi Ga Suki da to Sakebitai" by Baad, which is the aperture issue of the popular animated adaptation of Slam Dunk manga. By the way, Japan won the party with a score 20-8.
Inoue published Manga Slam Dunk in the magazine Weekly Shonen Jump of the Shueisha publisher between October 1990 and June 1996, with a total of 31 compilation volumes. The work inspired an adaptation to the anime of 101 episodes produced by the Toei Animation studies, under the direction of Nobutaka Nishizawa and scripts written by Nobuaki Kishima, premiered in October 1993.
To this production followed four short films (minors at sixty minutes) produced by Toei Animation and premiered between 1994 and 1995. The films included original content by not having finished the manga and since then there had nothing new For the franchise, until in January of this year, the production of a new animation film was confirmed.
Synopsis of Slam Dunk
Hanamichi Sakuragi, infamous for his temper, huge stature and red hair, is inscribed at Shohoku High School with the hope of finally getting a girlfriend and ending with his bad streak of fifty rejections. However, the notoriety of it precedes it, which makes most students avoid it. Shortly after, after certain events, Hanamichi stays with two unwavering ideas: "I hate basketball" and "I desperately need a girlfriend." A day, a girl named Haruko Akagi is approaching him without knowledge about his temper and asks him if he Like basketball. Hanamichi immediately falls in love with her, letting go a fervent affirmation of her. Thus, both come to the gym, where she asks you to make a Slam Dunk (a mate or nailed), but Hanamichi is over and hits against the blackboard. However, the superhuman physical abilities of him have opened new doors in his life.