The latest information on the box office of the anime movie “THE FIRST SLAM DUNK” was announced by the Toei distributor. Within 86 days of release, the domestic box office revenue exceeded 11.2 billion yen, and the mobilization exceeded 7.74 million. In addition, in the 13th week since its release, it has returned to the top of the weekend mobilization ranking.
The same work was released on 387 screens nationwide on December 3 last year. For 86 days until February 26, 7,745,549 people were mobilized, and the box office revenue was 11,276,348,740 yen. In the weekend mobilization ranking from February 24 to 26th, it regained first place for the first time in five weeks.
Based on the basketball manga “SLAM DUNK” serialized in “Weekly Shonen Jump” from 1990 No. 42 to 1996 No. 27. The main character Hanamichi Sakuragi, a basketball novice who joined Shohoku High School’s basketball club, depicts how her talent rapidly blooms in conflicts with her teammate Kaede Rukawa and matches against solid schools. there is
The thrilling depiction of the game and the characters who devoted their youth to basketball aroused sympathy from readers. They received overwhelming support, and the cumulative circulation of the series in Japan exceeded 120 million copies. A total of 101 episodes of TV anime were broadcast from 1993 to 1996.
The new movie will be directed and written by original author Takehiko Inoue, and Toei Animation/Dandelion Animation Studio will produce the animation. The voice cast of the five Shohoku members has been renewed from the TV anime version, with Sogo Nakamura as Ryota Miyagi, Jun Kasama as Hisashi Mitsui, Shinichiro Kamio as Kaede Rukawa, Subaru Kimura as Hanamichi Sakuragi, and Takenori Akagi. is in charge of Kenta Miyake.