Through his official Twitter account, author Takehiko Inoue revealed that his manga Slam Dunk has a movie in production. Although the short message from the author did not reveal details about it, the official site has listed Toei Animation studios, which confirmed that it will be an animated film.
Inoue published the manga in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine between October 1990 and June 1996, with a total of 31 compiled volumes. The play inspired a 101-episode anime adaptation produced by Toei Animation Studios, directed by Nobutaka Nishizawa and screenplays written by Nobuaki Kishima, released in October 1993.
This production was followed by four short films (less than sixty minutes) produced by Toei Animation and released between 1994 and 1995. The films included original content as the manga had not yet been finalized and since then it has not been produced again. nothing related to the franchise, besides video games.
Slam Dunk Synopsis
Hanamichi Sakuragi, infamous for his temperament, massive stature, and fiery red hair, enrolls in Shohoku High School in hopes of finally getting a girlfriend and ending his losing streak of fifty rejections. However, his notoriety precedes him, causing most students to avoid him. Shortly after, after certain events, Hanamichi is left with two unshakable ideas: "I hate basketball" and "I desperately need a girlfriend." One day, a girl named Haruko Akagi approaches him unaware of his temperament and asks him if like basketball. Hanamichi immediately falls in love with her, releasing a fervent affirmation of her. Thus, they both go to the gym, where she asks him to slam dunk (a dunk or dunk), but Hanamichi oversteps and hits the board. However, his superhuman physical abilities have opened new doors in his life.
Source: Official Twitter Account