Slam Dunk Anime Film Set to Slam into Indian Theaters on July 7th!

“The First Slam Dunk” anime film is coming to the big screens near you! Indian anime fans and sports enthusiasts alike are buzzing with excitement as the highly-anticipated film gears up for its release on July 7th, 2023.

On June 3, 2023, the official Instagram account of PVR Cinema announced the release of The First Slam Dunk in India.

The film is directed by Takehiko Inoue, and produced by Toei Animation and Dandelion Animation Studio. It is based on Inoue’s Slam Dunk manga series. The film was released on December 3 in Japan and won the Japan Academy Prize for Animation of the Year. The film grossed $260 million worldwide, becoming the fifth highest-grossing anime film of all time with almost $100 million in both Japan and China, beating One Piece Film Red‘s box office, which grossed around $250 million worldwide, It has also made record box office in South Korea and Taiwan, will it break records in India too? well, we’ll wait and see, anime’s popularity is soaring in India but Slam Dunk is an old title, so we can’t be sure about its reception in India.

The film is also now listed in BookMyShow, with a release date of July 7, 2023.

So, basketball enthusiasts and anime lovers, get ready to witness the magic unfold as “The First Slam Dunk” anime film makes its long-awaited debut in India on July 7th. Lace-up your shoes, grab your popcorn and get ready to cheer on the Shohoku High School team as they strive to become basketball legends in this thrilling cinematic experience.

GKIDS describes the film as:

Shohoku’s “speedster” and point guard, Ryota Miyagi, always plays with brains and lightning speed, running circles around his opponents while feigning composure.

Born and raised in Okinawa, Ryota had a brother who was three years older.

Following in the footsteps of his older brother, who was a famous local player from a young age, Ryota also became addicted to basketball.

In his second year of high school, Ryota plays with the Shohoku High School basketball team along with Sakuragi, Rukawa, Akagi, and Mitsui as they take the stage at the Inter-High School National Championship.

Now, they are on the brink of challenging the reigning champions, Sannoh Kogyo High School.

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