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Slam Dunk  
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Description
From VIZ:

Winning isn't everything in the game of basketball, but who wants to come in second? It takes dedication and discipline to be the best, and the Shohoku High hoops team wants to be just that. They have one last year to make their captain's dream of reaching the finals come true--will they do it? Takehiko Inoue's legendary beloved basketball manga is finally here and the tale of a lifetime is in your hands.

Hanamichi Sakuragi's got no game with girls—none at all! It doesn't help that he's known for throwing down at a moment's notice and always coming out on top. A hopeless bruiser, he's been rejected by 50 girls in a row! All that changes when he meets the girl of his dreams, Haruko, and she's actually not afraid of him! When she introduces him to the game of basketball, his life is changed forever...

Notes:
- Includes a oneshot called 10 Days After.

- In 1995 Slam Dunk received the 40th Shogakukan Manga Award for shounen.

Type
Manga

Related Series
Kaede Purple (Alternate Story)

Associated Names
スラム ダンク
スラムダンク
灌篮高手
10 Days After
Slam Dunk!
Slamdunk

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Latest Release(s)
v.1 c.8-11 by Z Quality Scans (179d ago)
v.1 c.1-7 (v2) by Z Quality Scans (179d ago)
v.1 c.7 by Z Quality Scans (280d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
31 Volumes (Complete)
24 Volumes (Kanzenban - Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Volume 01
Ends at Volume 22

User Reviews
Slam Dunk by genre001

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User Rating
Average: 9 / 10.0 (1156 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.94 / 10.0
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Last Updated
September 24th 2014, 6:14pm PST


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Year
1990

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Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Chuang Yi (31 Volumes - Completed)
Viz (30 Volumes - Ongoing)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #726 decreased(-14)
Monthly Pos #986 increased(+50)
3 Month Pos #1163 increased(+258)
6 Month Pos #1326 decreased(-41)

List Stats
On 512 reading lists
On 615 wish lists
On 2458 completed lists
On 90 unfinished lists
On 256 custom lists

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All-Time Favourite - Forever   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by atomdreamer
January 18th, 2009, 12:02pm
This is, without a doubt, my favourite manga of all time, and I don't even like basketball. Sakuragi is a hilarious, inspirational, amazing combination of cluelessness, cockiness and talent, and he couldn't have a better supporting cast. My only complaint is the ending, although it was inspiring in its own way - the series is too short! I wanted more! I was never ready to part with the characters that I loved so much.

It made me laugh, and it came close to making me cry several times. Don't be scared off by the basketball - the sports scenes are thrilling and suspenseful even for those who have absolutely no interest in the sport, like me. This manga is for everybody, and everybody should read it.
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It's a classic   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by nightcrawler103
September 18th, 2007, 8:38pm
I don't understand why people would rate this manga 1, and no explanation on top of that. It's definitely one of the best manga ever, and one of my favorites. It's a classic, and the fact that it's not typical like other sport manga is more reason to love it. And as some comments said, the ending is absolutely amazing!

I would love if there's gonna be Slam Dunk II (I'm sure other fans also ^_^), because I want to see more team work from Sakuragi-Rukawa. I want to see Shohoku rules with those two as the pillars. As Anzai-sensei said, they could be the number one pair in the country.
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One of the greatest sports manga   
Rating: N/A
by vosh
March 10th, 2005, 3:18pm
R u sure u have not heard of Slam Dunk? Plz do urself a favour & buy this. Ok!
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Reading This Manga is an Amazing Experience   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by JHax9999
December 3rd, 2008, 8:21pm
This manga is amazing. I finished it in 3 days... (pulled two all-nighters)... just because I couldn't put it down. I normally just read comedy and shoujo manga, so it was just boredom that had me picking this up. Never thought I'd be so blown away by it. It is action-packed, touching, inspiring, hilarious, and extremely fun to read.

... Last updated on December 3rd, 2008, 8:22pm
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oustanding   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by criticman
January 26th, 2008, 7:18am
this manga is soo inspiring!!!! the best sport manga ever
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hmm   
Rating: 9.1 / 10.0
by timduncan1
October 25th, 2007, 8:27pm
well, maybe story is realistic but players
all good players come from nba
like sendoh
shot after he switched hands. it was mj s muv
of course who wants to watch untalanted players?
so many thinks nothing to do with basketball
but it was funny
thats all

... Last updated on October 25th, 2007, 8:31pm
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Simply the one of the very best   
Rating: N/A
by Annie
June 21st, 2006, 8:30am
Hilariously Funny and Gripping!
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WHY DID IT END   
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by Fearless1
November 1st, 2007, 3:19pm
incredible! this series really moved me, and is still my favorite manga series to date. the story is absolutely hilarious, and even while the games are going on, there are fantastically touching scenes. the only downside would probably be the fact there are many characters who have the potential for character development, but takehiko doesnt explore them at all. but the development for the main character outshadows that by far. Ten points!
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best manga sports ever!   
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by ichigotvxq
June 1st, 2008, 12:57am
THIS IS REALLY MY FAVE MANGA/ANIME EVER!
totally great.. im not into BB sport but because of slamdunk, i turned into a BB fanatic ^^
i hope inoue-sensei made slamdunk II
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