Shohoku’s point guard, Ryota Miyagi, always plays with brains and lightning speed, running circles around his opponents while feigning composure. Ryota had become addicted to…
Takehiko Inoue was born in 1967 in Kagoshima Prefecture. In 1988, he was selected for the 35th Tezuka Award with Kaede Purple and made his debut as a manga artist.
From 1990 to 1996, Slam Dunk was serialised in Weekly Shonen Jump, becoming an unprecedented hit and causing a social phenomenon. Other serialised works include Chameleon Jail (1989), Buzzer Beater (1997-1998), Vagabond (1998-) and Real (1999-).
Inoue made his film debut as writer-director with The First Slam Dunk (2022).
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