How Manga Changed Basketball in Japan – Anime Explained

Who would have guessed a single manga had the ability to change the future of a sport for a whole country? Tim dives into how Slam Dunks’s release in Shonen Jump was able to popularize Basketball in Japan.

NOTE: Spoilers in the second half of the video for Slam Dunk Manga and Anime!

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Writing and Research by Rebecca Mock
Shot by Chris Lightbody
Hosted and Script by Tim Lyu (@tlyudacris)
Edited by Braith Miller
Produced by Jesse Gouldsbury & Chris Lightbody
End Screen Animation by Rebecca Mock
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