Following its Japanese cinema release, The First Slam Dunk anime movie finally has a cinema release date in the Philippines!
Specifically, the upcoming Slam Dunk movie will be released in Philippine cinemas on February 1 next year. The movie’s release date was announced by Pioneer Films through its official Anime Movies Philippines Facebook page.
If you’re unfamiliar, The First Slam Dunk is a 3DCG anime movie that’s written and directed by Takehiko Inoue, the creator of the iconic Slam Dunk series. The movie is the first new project in the beloved series in years, so it’s no surprise that lots of fans of the original manga/anime are excited for the film.
Slam Dunk is one of the most iconic anime from the 90s, especially here in the Philippines thanks to it story that’s all about baskteball.
In case you didn’t grow up watching Slam Dunk and are unfamiliar with its story, the series’ premise is described as:
THE FIRST SLAM DUNK will release in cinemas in the Philippines on February 1, 2023. Though right now, there’s no word yet on which cinemas the movie will be released in.