Friday, September 22, 2023

The Anime Nostalgia Podcast - ep 123: The First Slam Dunk with Tricia

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Last month in North America, the first new Slam Dunk anime in over 20 years AND Takehiko Inoue's directorial debut finally arrived in theaters: The First Slam Dunk! So who better to talk to me about this exciting event but my friend and fellow Slam Dunk fan, Tricia! For the first part of this episode, we talk a bit about Slam Dunk's history, its importance in Japanese sports, fandom, & BL culture, why it's such a beloved piece of work, and our general (spoiler-free!) thoughts on this new edition to it. Then, at around the 1:26:35 mark, we go total spoiler-zone & do a deep-dive of our thoughts on the work, along with sneaker talk, anime character Toon Squad Dream Teams, and your listener questions!

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