Slam Dunk (Japanese: スラムダンク Hepburn: Suramu Danku) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Takehiko Inoue. Slam Dunk tells the story of a high school basketball team trying to make it to the national championships. The chapters were published in Shueisha’s Weekly Shōnen Jump from 1990 to 1996. Slam Dunk has over 121 million copies in circulation as of 2014, making it one of the best-selling manga series in history that has never been out of print. Slam Dunk has licensed by Viz Media in North America, Madman Entertainment and Chuang Yi in English-speaking countries and Chuang Yi in Asia. Slam Dunk was adapted into a 101-episode anime television series and aired on the Japanese network TV Tokyo from 1993 to 1996, with an animated film released to theaters in 1994. Slam Dunk has also had numerous video games published by Bandai Namco Entertainment. Slam Dunk received the 39th Shogakukan Manga Award for shōnen manga in 1993. Slam Dunk was voted the sixth favorite manga of Japan according to an online survey held by Japanese news magazine, Weekly Shōnen Jump in 2007. Slam Dunk has been popular with many basketball players such as Michael Jordan and Lebron James who say Slam Dunk had a big impact on their basketball careers. Slam Dunk is also the first manga to ever receive an influencer’s stamp of approval, where international basketball player Thon Maker says Slam Dunk inspired his passion for the game of basketball.
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