Dunk: Season 1, Vol. 1 (1993/Flatiron/Cinedigm DVD)
C Sound: C- Extras: D Episodes: C+
to Shohoku High where the baskets are high and the dreams even
higher. Hanamichi Sakuragi is a high school delinquent who's joined
the basketball team to impress the girl of his dreams, Haruko.
Together they train heart, body and soul to become the perfect team
to reach the national championships in the animated series Slam
Dunk: Season 1, Vol. 1 (1993).
is high school punk who's in love with Haruko, but unfortunately for
him she love with basketball, so he does the next best thing ...he
joins basketball. And on top of that, her brother is the captain of
basketball team and she also has a one sided crush on miracle rookie
freshman Rukawa. Fortunately, Sakuragi has the potential to become a
great player... now if he can only get along with the team.
anime was a blast from the past, of a time when being 'sports heroes'
were consider cool and popular. If you like the anime, then you
would LOVE the books. The entire series is about basketball rivals,
relationships, teamwork and good sportsmanship with a bit of comedy
and romance mixed in.
1.33 X 1 image is consistent color-wise, but is limited in detail,
while the lossy English Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo track is forward and
harsh throughout. Another complaint is that they dub over the
original voice tracks without offering the original language track as
well. There are no extras.