The man who made basketball popular in Japan, transcendent artist, master of characterization, that weird guy who draws manga with brushes. All terms that can be used to describe Takehiko Inoue. A man with brilliant natural talent who still breaks his back to produce unbelievable work.
If you're an American watching cable news networks, you're probably seeing Donald Trump's campaign co-chair, Sam Clovis on a regular basis. Well, that footage travels around the globe and when it hit Japan thanks to a NYC visitor, fans of the beloved Slam Dunk found a dead-ringer for “the White-Haired Buddha” Anzai-sensi.
Crunchyroll added some new titles to its catalog, including Deltora Quest, the dubbed version of Slam Dunk, and Beyblade: Metal Fusion. Details after the jump.
Everyone wants to get faster and stronger and cooler, right!? And what better way to go about it than by training like your favorite shonen action heroes? Shane's taken the liberty of trying out five memorable ways of powering up all by himself, so hit the jump to see what sorts of life-changing discoveries he made!
Yesterday we posted a teaser for an upcoming collaboration between Nike's Jordan Brand and Takehiko Inoue's Slam Dunk manga. If you're both a fan of the series and a sneakerhead, you'll want to find a way to get your hands on the collection, which has been fully revealed in advance of its arrival. Hit the jump for pics and more.
Nike Taiwan is teasing an upcoming collaboration with the Jordan brand and Takehiko Inoue's Slam Dunk manga. The upcoming footwear release is set for an October 18 launch, with more details to come, but for now we have the brief video after the jump.
Depending on how much actual basketball you've watched, anime like Slam Dunk and Kuroko's Basketball might paint a bit of a skewed picture. Squishguin's latest video shows the difference with a quick but effective look at basketball in real life vs. basketball in anime after the jump.