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'90s sports manga 'Slam Dunk' is set to have a new movie

The author of the '90s sports manga "Slam Dunk" announced it is set to have another movie.

Takehiko Inoue, the author of the popular manga series, tweeted the announcement, posting a video of a sketch that read, "Slam Dunk It will be a movie #slamdunkmovie."



Despite the few details about it, the movie's official website revealed that Toei Animation has something to do with the film.

Toei Animation is in charge of the animation production for the 1993 anime series adaptation of the basketball manga.

"Slam Dunk" is a Japanese sports maga series that follows the story of a basketball team from Shohoku High School.

It was published in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump from 1990 to 1996 with chapters collected into 31 volumes.

There were four "Slam Dunk" anime films released from 1994 to 1995.

— Jannielyn Ann Bigtas/LA, GMA News