Slam Dunk is widely considered to be the best sports manga ever.
Great non-shojo romance title that men wouldnt be ashamed to read.
From the award-winning creator of Vagabond (available from VIZ Medias Signature Manga line)
Everything and anything Takehiko Inoue creates hits the Top Ten Tohan sales list in Japan.
Vagabond has sold over 48 million copies, Real has sold 8 million copies, and Slam Dunk has sold over 100 million copies worldwide.
Takehiko Inoue has won numerous awards, including the Tezuka Award, and has been nominated for an Eisner Award in Best Writer/Artist category for Vagabond.
Real is part of a 2008 initiative to push the manga masterpieces from Inoue.
One of the most popular manga in the history of manga! Winning isn't everything in basketball, but who wants to comein second? It takes dedication and discipline to be the best, and the Shohoku High hoops team wants to be just that--thebest. They have one last year to make their captain's dream of reaching the finals come true--will they do it? TakehikoInoue's legendary basketball manga is finally here, and the tale of a lifetime is in your hands!
He may be a pain in the butt, but Hanamichi's athletic prowess and monstrous strength have not gone unnoticed by thecaptain of Shohoku's judo team. Hoping to take his troupe to a national title, the judo captain is willing to go to greatlengths to lure Hanamichi away from the court and get him on the sparring mat. Will out-and-out bribery convinceHanamichi that judo's the way to go, or will he stay a basketball man to the very end?