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aired: Fri, Mar 22, 1996
The opportunity has finally presented itself for Hanamichi to show off his new move, the "Training Camp Shot." The players from the mixed team and even his own team look on in disbelief.
aired: Mon, Dec 15, 2008
Shohoku’s scrimmage with the mixed team of Fujima and Hanagata of Shoyo, with Uozumi, Sendo, and Fukuda of Ryonan changes momentum when Sendo enters the game. However, Hanamichi, who was concerned with his jump shot, focuses on his rebounding.
aired: Fri, Mar 1, 1996
Sendo joins the mixed team. They make crisp passes and continuous advanced combinations On the other hand, Hanamichi is unable to show off the results of his training, and his teammates look at him with disdain.
aired: Fri, Feb 23, 1996
The Shoyo and Ryonan mixed team consists of Fujima, Hanagata, and Hasegawa from Shoyo along with Uozumi and Ikegami from Ryonan. Shohoku does not fear the strong team. They are very aggressive, and quickly take the lead.
aired: Mon, Feb 26, 1996
Hanamichi annoyingly suggests a practice game to show off the results of his special training to Akagi and the rest of the team. Then, Shoyo’s Fujima, Hanagata, and Hasegawa who coincidently met up with Hikoichi come by to cheer them on.
aired: Fri, Feb 9, 1996
On the final day of training camp, Hanamichi makes his last jump shot to end his 20,000 jump shot training. Akagi and the team come back from Shizuoka. Haruko takes Hanamichi to the sports shop the next day.
aired: Fri, Feb 2, 1996
Haruko invites Hanamichi to the festival for a change of pace. Hanamichi makes sure Yohei and friends don’t come and disturb him. However, while they are having fun, Haruko is approached by some thugs and their good time is ruined.
aired: Mon, Dec 15, 2008
While Hanamichi is practicing his 20,000 jump shots, Akagi and the team have a practice game in Shizuoka with their fellow training camp partners, Jousei High School. Jousei is a strong team that can’t be taken for granted.
aired: Thu, Jan 19, 1995
When Akagi and his team go to Shizuoka for a combined training camp with Jousei High School, Hanamichi is told to stay behind for a special training with Anzai. Anzai wants Hanamichi to master the jump shot in a mere ten days.
aired: Fri, Jan 12, 1996
To be able to cheer Hanamichi on at the game, Yohei and his friends get part-time jobs to pay for travel expenses to the national tournament in Hiroshima. They start working in seaside shacks, but on payday they are faced with an unexpected expense.
aired: Fri, Dec 22, 1995
The Shohoku team encounters an unexpected crisis. The high school regulations state, “If you have four or more failed tests, you are not eligible to participate in the interscholastics." This applies to Hanamichi, Rukawa, Mitsui, and Ryota.
aired: Fri, Dec 15, 1995
The intensity in Rukawa and Mitsui’s one-on-one increase. However, the game ends in disagreement and Hanamichi steps in to challenge Rukawa. Meanwhile, Fukazawa Athletic University’s Coach Karasawa tries to recruit Akagi.
aired: Fri, Dec 8, 1995
With only a month left before the Nationals, Shohoku’s practice gets heated. Rukawa plays his hardest even in scrimmage games. He wants to become the number one high school player in Japan. So Rukawa challenges Mitsui to a one-on-one after practice.
aired: Fri, Dec 1, 1995
Kogure felt malaise from Rukawa, which is due to Rukawa’s wanting to go to America. However, Anzai is against Rukawa’s decision and confesses about a student, Yazawa, who felt the same way back in his Devil Coach days.
aired: Mon, Dec 15, 2008
Hanamichi bumps into Maki and Nobunaga of Kainan. He decides to follow them to Nagoya to check out the "Star of Aichi", Aiwa Academy’s Moroboshi. However, in the finals arena, Moroboshi is out of the game due to a hard check by a first year.
aired: Fri, Nov 17, 1995
Hikoichi’s big sister and reporter, Yayoi Aida has her report on Sendo nixed by the chief editor. He wants the spotlight on national level players. However, Yayoi does not want to give up on Sendo, and goes to Ryonan for an interview.
aired: Fri, Nov 10, 1995
The Shohoku team enters the Nationals. Second year, Kawai Mari, a reporter for the broadcasting club, has her eye on Rukawa. However, his attitude is unfriendly. When Mari tries to get interviews from the other players, Akagi shuts her out.
aired: Mon, Dec 15, 2008
With less than a minute, Kogure’s three-pointer gives Shohoku a four-point lead with the score 68 to 64. But Ryonan does not give up. Both teams play very hard in the final minute, until the whistle is blown.
aired: Fri, Oct 27, 1995
With Hanamichi’s performance, the momentum changes again. Shohoku holds a one point lead in the last minute and 30 seconds. While Ryonan is panicked, Shohoku wants to score another basket to secure the victory.
aired: Fri, Oct 20, 1995
In the last 2 minutes and 18 seconds, Shohoku has a two point lead. Uozumi and Sendo’s exhibit their miraculous abilities, and Shohoku feels cornered. Without Mitsui in the game, their impatience grows even larger.
aired: Fri, Sep 22, 1995
Sendo reverts back to his old self as the “Scoring Machine”, and Ryonan catches up to Shohoku. Ryonan is also fired up by the momentum. The entire arena anticipates Ryonan’s come-from-behind victory. Shohoku has the lead, but they are in panic.
aired: Fri, Sep 1, 1995
Shohoku is wielded by Ryonan’s pressure. Taoka tells Uozumi of Shohoku’s uncertain attributes. Uozumi attacks those uncertainties one by one. "Four players with three fouls", "Their player’s stratum is thin." Shohoku gradually strikes a sour note.
aired: Fri, Aug 25, 1995
With Uozumi’s intense focus, Shohoku’s one-sided game gradually changes. With five minutes left and down by thirteen, Ryonan is in a critical situation, but Uozumi leads his team and tries to overpower Shohoku.
aired: Fri, Aug 18, 1995
Ryonan is on the brink of losing. Sendo’s exhaustion has peaked and they are in a desperate situation. Though Taoka planned to bring back Uozumi into the game 5 minutes before the end, Taoka cannot bear being overpowered anymore.
aired: Mon, Dec 15, 2008
Less than nine minutes left, Shohoku leads 53 to 46. Hanamichi is fired up at getting Fukuda and there is no end to Shohoku’s energy. Uozumi who is on the bench with four fouls approaches Coach Taoka to let him back in the game.
aired: Fri, Aug 4, 1995
Last ten minutes of the second half. Hanamichi who took out Uozumi shows off his ability. Ryonan who lost Uozumi gives Shohoku a three point lead. Uozumi bites his lip at his own immaturity and remembers when he first joined the team.
aired: Fri, Jul 21, 1995
In the second half, Rukawa continues to play perfectly against Sendo. Meanwhile, Mitsui picks up his third foul. If he gets a fourth, he will be forced to sit on the bench. Uozumi with three fouls is in the same situation.
aired: Fri, Jul 14, 1995
Rukawa who was saving his energy in the first half explodes in the second half. Due to his performance, the lead is cut to one, 31 to 32. Rukawa’s superb plays, unstoppable even by Sendo, has Ryonan’s bench worried.
aired: Fri, Jul 7, 1995
Second half. Sendo has realized that Rukawa is not playing as aggressive as usual. Sendo figures that Rukawa has purposefully surpressed himself in the first half. Since Rukawa is the most active, he exhausts his stamina the fastest.
aired: Fri, Jun 30, 1995
Eyeing Hanamichi’s weak defense, Ryonan throws the ball to Fukuda who is guarded by Hanamichi. The plan is a big success and Fukuda scores basket after basket. Hanamichi who is losing to Fukuda dives into the chairs and bleeds badly.
aired: Fri, Jun 16, 1995
Being thrown down by Uozumi, Hanamichi doesn’t move. Yohei and his friends assume Hanamichi will explode and quickly react to avoid the worst situation. Akagi who puts down a gorilla dunk shows off his complete revival.
aired: Fri, Jun 9, 1995
After the collision, Akagi’s performance is compromised due to his concern for his foot. Kogure takes a timeout. Mitsui loses his calm and confronts Akagi. After receiving Hanamichi’s specialty head-butt, Akagi regains his confidence and intensity.
aired: Fri, Jun 2, 1995
The Ryonan game continues with the score tied two to two. Shohoku plays well until Uozumi and Akagi collides. Akagi starts to worry about his foot when Uozumi throws him to the floor.
aired: Fri, May 26, 1995
Ryonan scores first, but Shohoku’s Hanamichi scores right back. He makes a shot under-the-rim that he never made before. Ryonan, included the whole arena, is shocked at Hanamichi’s improvement. After the practice game, Sendo sees his improvement.
aired: Fri, May 19, 1995
The day of the Ryonan game finally comes. Ryonan, who is in their best condition, will play against Shohoku, who’s coach is hospitalized.
aired: Fri, May 12, 1995
Akagi and the team learn that Hanamichi’s quick action saved Coach Anzai’s life. The hospitalized coach does not make it to the Ryonan game. Hanamichi recalls the time his fighting prevented him from taking his fallen father to the hospital.
aired: Fri, Apr 28, 1995
Uozumi objects to the referee’s call. He picks up a fifth foul and is disqualified from the game. Meanwhile, Kainan gains the lead. Sendo tries to pick up his team and struggles against Maki. Meanwhile, Haruko receives a message from the hospital.
aired: Fri, Apr 14, 1995
With Sendo’s performance, Ryonan leads 29 to 39 into the second half. Fukuda, the other performer, puts up 20 points in his first official game, and he gradually becomes the center of excitement.
aired: Fri, Apr 7, 1995
The Ryonan and Kainan game starts. In this game, Ryonan inserts Kicchou Fukuda, who was not at the practice game against Shohoku. Hanamichi recognizes him from when he was depressed after the loss to Kainan, and is shocked at the unusual reunion.
aired: Fri, Apr 7, 1995
After losing the Kainan game, only two games remain: Takezato and Ryonan. Shohoku, who can’t lose anymore, prepares Hanamichi for the game against Takezato in three days. For that reason, Hanamichi continues to practice shots under-the-rim.
aired: Mon, Dec 15, 2008
To make a clean start, Hanamichi shaves his head but is unhappy with the spectators he attracts. Coach Anzai instructs the team to scrimmage first years against second and third years to clean out all the weaknesses from the Kainan game.
aired: Fri, Mar 17, 1995
The night after the shocking loss, Akagi and the team recover. The team decides that they can’t lose anymore. Hanamichi is the only one who has not recovered from the shock of the loss.
aired: Fri, Mar 10, 1995
In the final 46 seconds, Kainan leads 90 to 86. Rukawa leaves the game due to over-exertion, and Mitsui is also in the brink of exhaustion. Both teams fight with their last ounce of energy.
aired: Fri, Mar 3, 1995
Shohoku resorts to an all-out effort. Akagi forgets the pain in his foot, and doesn’t step back from the fierce fight. The battle of will becomes a back-and-forth game with only two minutes remaining. The crowd watches in silence.
aired: Fri, Feb 24, 1995
Coach Anzai calls a timeout in the second half. Shohoku changes its structure. While the entire team show signs of fatigue, Hanamichi demonstrates outstanding stamina. Hanamichi is laughed at for shooting underhanded.
aired: Fri, Feb 17, 1995
With Rukawa’s performance, Shohoku ties the game. Akagi returns from his injury and Shohoku gets set for the second half against Kainan. Akagi endures the pain in his foot and clings onto Kainan.
aired: Fri, Feb 10, 1995
Near the end of the first half, Kainan is in the lead. Shohoku’s Rukawa receives cheers from the younger players from his middle school. Even Mitsui and Ryota are impressed by some of Rukawa’s plays as he shows off his three-point shooting ability.
aired: Fri, Feb 3, 1995
Akagi leaves the game with a foot injury. To answer Akagi’s dream of going to the Nationals, Hanamichi unleashes his "Flyswatter" against Kainan’s shots. Hanamichi also controls the rebounds and Shohoku rides the wave of momentum.
aired: Fri, Jan 27, 1995
Shohoku is down in the first half. Hanamichi goes back to the bench. Rukawa takes it upon himself to get fired up and regain the lead. However, Akagi goes down in a collision with Takasago and he injures his foot.
aired: Fri, Jan 20, 1995
In the last 10 minutes of the first half, Kainan inserts a third year, Miyamasu, who bewilders Shohoku. This was the ingenious strategy of Kainan’s Coach Takato. Miyamasu guards Hanamichi.
aired: Fri, Jan 13, 1995
Preparing for the Nationals, Kainan and Shohoku start their first game of the district finals. Though Shohoku is in their best condition, Kainan’s first year Nobunaga dunks it for a six to nothing lead. Hanamichi feels disrespected by Nobunaga.
aired: Fri, Jan 6, 1995
The final four teams are Shohoku, Kainan, Ryonan, and Takezato. Only two of these teams will make it to the Nationals. Shohoku’s first opponent is Kainan, and Hanamichi is fired up.
aired: Fri, Dec 23, 1994
The Kainan game against Takezono High begins with Oda in the starting lineup. Kainan’s main force Maki and Takasago sit on the bench while the second string players take the floor. Oda, with his foot injury, could not play to his ability.
aired: Fri, Dec 16, 1994
Hanamichi’s 50th rejection was by Yoko. Yoko’s man of interest is Hanamichi’s rival, Oda in Takezono High. Oda intends to hide his foot injury to play in a game against Kainan. Hanamichi skips practice and takes Yohei and his gang to Takezono High.
aired: Fri, Dec 9, 1994
The day after the game against Shoyo, Hanamichi reminisces about his first ever slam dunk. He gets excited to when Haruko tells him that a picture of his slam dunk in the Shoyo game was in the newspaper.
aired: Fri, Dec 2, 1994
Near the second half, the score is tied 60 to 60. With their will to win, Shohoku takes the lead first. Hanamichi gets the ball and takes a shot.
aired: Fri, Nov 25, 1994
Mitsui closes the gap for Shohoku. His energy seems unstoppable. Shoyo switches their target to Hanamichi, who fears his fifth foul.
aired: Wed, Nov 2, 1994
Hasegawa had watched Mitsui play in junior high and practiced hard to exceed Mitsui. Though Mitsui feels his exhaustion peak, he does not yield. His junior high memories allow him to push through.
aired: Fri, Oct 21, 1994
Mitsui, who has been covered by Hasegawa’s tough defense, reaches his limits and he seems to be standing only on pure willpower. Coach Anzai believes that Mitsui and Hanamichi are the key players that will win this tough battle.
aired: Sat, Oct 15, 1994
Fujima’s play on the court amazes everyone. Hanamichi, who did not give up a single rebound to Shoyo before, begins to lose his ground as Shoyo changes into a completely different team. Coach Anzai calls a time out to help his team.
aired: Fri, Oct 7, 1994
Mitsui enters the second half, but his exhaustion reaches his limit. However, Hanamichi dominates in rebounds, and turns the game around. Shohoku regains the pace.
aired: Fri, Sep 30, 1994
The Shohoku team gains on Shoyo with the help of Ryota and Mitsui. Shoyo’s team captain and coach, Fujima, feels it’s time for him to enter the game. However, Shoyo’s center, Hanagata, tells him it’s not his time yet.
aired: Sat, Sep 24, 1994
Rukawa’s tells his team members that their movements are stiff. The team regains their pace and plays harder. Ryota explodes in the fast break, steals the ball, and cuts through the defense.
aired: Fri, Sep 16, 1994
Shohoku realizes Shoyo’s strength. The senior Hanagata, whose glasses are his trademark, shoots a fade away jump shot and shows off his skills. The Shohoku team is feeling pressure that they have never felt before.
aired: Fri, Sep 9, 1994
Shohoku’s next opponent is Shoyo High School. The team’s captain, Fujima, also serves as coach. The Shoyo players and fans cheer from the stands in a well organized matter. The Shohoku team feels nervous under this pressure.
aired: Fri, Sep 2, 1994
Hanamichi fouls out of a game for the third time. The team celebrates in their victory, but Hanamichi cannot fully join in on the celebration. Shohoku moves on as the best 8 team, yet Hanamichi remains depressed.
aired: Fri, Aug 26, 1994
On the day of the third game, Hanamichi and Mitsui have not yet arrived. Hanamichi overslept, so he rushes through a back street to make it to the game. While getting lost, Hanamichi finds Mitsui and Tetsuo surrounded by a group of thugs.
aired: Fri, Aug 19, 1994
Hanamichi is in distress from fouling out of two games. Akagi’s advice to him was no help at all. Haruko notices Hanamichi’s hesitation, and she suggests an early morning training session. Hanamichi begins his training the very next day.
aired: Fri, Aug 5, 1994
Shohoku wins their first match, even though Hanamichi fouled out of the game. Hanamichi fouls out once again in the second game, earning him the nickname "Foul King." Hanamichi seeks guidance from Akagi.
aired: Fri, Jul 15, 1994
Naito succeeds in taunting Hanamichi to get into foul trouble. Naito then turns his attention to Rukawa. However, Rukawa is not scared. Rukawa finds Naito’s weakness and attacks it.
aired: Fri, Jul 1, 1994
Rukawa’s play helps Shohoku tie the game. Shohoku takes their momentum into the second half. Miuradai brings out Naito, a skinhead who doesn’t look like he’s in high school. Miuradai plans to use their fouls to move on to the next round.
aired: Fri, Jun 24, 1994
As Miuradai leads 22 to 8, Shohoku finally sends its best players out to court. Ryonan looks on and see that the real game has begun. Outside the building, Sendo hears the crowd's cheers, and senses that Shohoku is fighting back.
aired: Fri, Jun 17, 1994
At the game against Miuradai, the key players—Hanamichi, Rukawa, Ryota, and Mitsu—are left on the bench. Miuradai realizes that Akagi is a one-man team and focuses on crushing him.
aired: Fri, May 27, 1994
Mitsui, who changes his ways, rejoins the basketball team. Shohoku’s road to the tournament begins. The Ryonan team also prepares for the tournament. Finally, the day comes, and Shohoku takes on their first challenger, Miuradai.
aired: Fri, May 20, 1994
Mitsui’s did not want to get left behind by Akagi. He was too impatient to let his leg recover. As a result, he re-aggravated his injury and disappeared from the team. However, Mitsui’s love for the game never left him.
aired: Fri, May 13, 1994
After Kogure’s confession, Hanamichi and the others learn of Mitsui’s glorious past as a star high school basketball player. However, soon after Mitsui joined the team, a devastating accident occurred during a scrimmage game.
aired: Fri, May 6, 1994
Youhei and Sakuragi’s Gang come to the rescue to defeat Mitsui and his gang. As Hanamichi, Youhei, and their friends fight , Mitsui’s gang is forced to forfeit. Akagi tells the teachers that the basketball team is undergoing a "Secret Practice."
aired: Sat, Apr 30, 1994
Rukawa engages in a bloody fight with Mitsui and his gang. A crowd rushes to the gym. The Shohoku basketball team is in trouble. Hanamichi startes to make a move, and the worst is yet to come.
aired: Fri, Apr 22, 1994
Hanamichi and Ryota become friends and prepare for the interscholastic athletic tournament. Mitsui brings the thug, Tetsuo, to the gym during practice. Mitsui wants to take down the basketball team and Ryota.
aired: Fri, Apr 15, 1994
Hanamichi and Ryota continue their battle, which Hanamichi starts by playing dirty. Later, Hanamichi learns that Ryota is in love with Ayako, but Ayako does not feel the same way.
aired: Fri, Mar 25, 1994
Ohkusu and Youhei glare at a second year guard of the basketball team, Ryota Miyagi. Ryota had been hospitalized after fighting with a senior, Mitsui Hisashi and his gang. Ryota gets in a tussle with Mitsui once again.
aired: Fri, Mar 18, 1994
Hanamichi is still shocked after the loss to Ryonan, but he gains encouragement through Haruko’s words. Haruko takes Hanamichi shopping for his first pair of basketball shoes.
aired: Fri, Mar 11, 1994
Final minute, down by 4. In a desperate attempt to hold off the raging Ryonan, Hanamichi and Rukawa double team Sendo. Hanamichi gets the chance of his lifetime for a “Slam Dunk,” but the voice of Haruko brings him back to his senses.
aired: Fri, Mar 4, 1994
With two minutes remain in the game, Akagi and Hanamichi are on the court, while Rukawa is resting on the bench. Shohoku regains momentum and takes the lead, until Sendo explodes with all his talent.
aired: Fri, Feb 25, 1994
Rukawa brings Shohoku up to 70 to 67. Coach Taoka fears the freshmen duo of Rukawa and Hanamichi. Taoka orders Uozumi to shut down Hanamichi. Hanamichi struggles with the rebounds, but soon steps his game up.
aired: Fri, Feb 18, 1994
Hanamichi enters the game with 9 minutes left in the 2nd half. With the loss of Akagi, Coach Taoka believes the game is over. However, he is shocked by Hanamichi’s unbelievable play, and Hanamichi shows off his "Funfun defense."
aired: Sat, Feb 12, 1994
Ryonan continues to overwhelm Shohoku, but they worry that they have underestimated Shohoku's talent. Hanamichi finally gets his chance to play, but he suddenly gets cold feet and causes a number of blunders.
aired: Fri, Feb 4, 1994
The Shohoku High basketball team faces a considerable opponent. Akagi and Rukawa struggle to hold their own against Ryonan. But Akagi fights to keep Shohoku in the game with his spectacular dunk.
aired: Sat, Jan 29, 1994
Akagi and Uozumi have a showdown on the basketball court. The starting lineup is announce, and the only freshman starter is Rukawa. Anzai tells Hanamichi that he is the team's secret weapon.
aired: Fri, Jan 21, 1994
A person appears in the gym where Hanamichi is practicing. A freshman from Ryonan High School named has come to spy on Shohoku, but he ends up blabbing about Ryonan's captain, Jun Uozumi, and their ace player, Akira Sendo instead.
aired: Fri, Jan 14, 1994
After studying Rukawa’s form and taking note of Akagi’s advice about “placing it on the rim,” Hanamichi succeeds at the lay-up. However, being told of the importance of practice, Hanamichi stays behind to master the most pedestrians of techniques.
aired: Fri, Jan 7, 1994
Hanamichi feels himself increasingly attracted to basketball, and begins to take the sport more seriously. He begins to secretly train early in the morning with Haruko to master the fundamentals.
aired: Fri, Dec 24, 1993
At the dojo, Hanamichi meets with Aota and is enticed into joining the club after being offered a photo of Haruko.
aired: Fri, Dec 17, 1993
Akagi learns that the Judo club is plotting to recruit Hanamichi. Since Hanamichi originally joined the basketball team just for the sake of Haruko, Akagi becomes slightly worried that Hanamichi may be swayed by the Judo club's offer.
aired: Sat, Dec 11, 1993
The pick-up game match between the freshmen and upperclassmen heats up and Hanamichi is frustrated at being left out of the game. Hanamichi’s appeals to coach and it allowed to play, but his jealously gets in the way.
aired: Sat, Dec 4, 1993
Hanamichi absorbs the lessons and continues to become a respectable member of the basketball team. Kogure expects a lot from the new player. Coach Anzai announces that they will practice game against the number four team, Ryonan High School.
aired: Fri, Nov 19, 1993
Hanamichi is accepted onto the team. He wants to bypass the practices and go straight to the slam dunks, yet despite his inclinations he can't seem to escape from practicing the basics.
aired: Fri, Nov 12, 1993
Riding high on his victory over Akagi, Hanamichi breaks into the team locker room and wears Akagi's uniform. However, Akagi refuses to acknowledge Hanamichi's spot on the team and does not take him seriously.
aired: Sat, Nov 6, 1993
Gori and Hanamichi's confrontation continues, and the condition for the 1 on 1 game is set. He needs to score only one point before Gori scores ten. It isn’t a big deal, but for a beginner like Hanamichi it is too high of a hurdle.
aired: Fri, Oct 29, 1993
Hanamichi picks a fight with the top prospect upsetting Haruko. His stress level mounting, he gets into a argument with the gorilla-faced captain of the basketball team, "Gori," This leads to a decisive 1 on 1 game with between Hanamichi and Gori.
aired: Fri, Oct 15, 1993
High School freshman, Hanamichi Sakuragi's height and red hair causes most students to write him off but a girl approaches him asking, "do you like basketball?" He tells her he loves basketball, and they head to the gym to learn about the slam dunk.