Manga Review: Slam Dunk V 20 by Takehiko Inoue @shonenjump @vizmedia



May Contain Spoilers

Shohoku is building up a double-digit lead over Ryonan, and it looks like luck may finally be on their side. They can make it to Nationals if they just hold on for eight more minutes. With Rukawa and the rest of the team on fire, things look good. Until Coach Taoka puts Uozumi back in the game. Can Shohoku hold their lead and pull off a win?

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Manga Review: Slam Dunk V 19 by Takehiko Inoue @shonenjump @vizmedia



May Contain Spoilers

It’s time for the second half of the game against Ryonan! It seems that Shohoku is starting to wake up, thanks to Mistui’s three pointers. Now if only the rest of the guys would show a little spirit. Hanamichi is furious with himself and with Fukuda for getting the best of him. Will he be able to set aside his raging emotions and concentrate on playing the game?

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Manga Review: Slam Dunk V 18 by Takehiko Inoue @shonenjump @vizmedia


May Contain Spoilers

Oh, no. Things seem to be falling apart for Shohoku faster than the shinkansan barreling down the tracks. Without Coach Anza’s steadying influence, they can’t stay focused and they are not playing to win. Akagi is too busy worrying about his ankle to make the aggressive moves he needs to go one-on-one with Uozumi. Can Koguri get their heads back in the game?

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Manga Review: Slam Dunk V 17 by Takehiko Inoue @shonenjump @vizmedia


May Contain Spoilers

While the Kainan – Ryonan game rages on, Akagi gets an unwelcome emergency phone call. Coach Anzai has collapsed, and he’s been admitted to the hospital! How will Shohoku play their most important game of the year without Anzai’s guidance?

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Manga Review: Slam Dunk V 16 by Takehiko Inoue @shonenjump @vizmedia


May Contain Spoilers

Hanamichi is still stinging after his mistake in the game against Kainan. With his new haircut and his new determination to play better ad not make more critical mistakes, Coach Anzai decides to try to up his game. When Hanamichi’s weakness – shooting – comes to light, Akagi puts together a training program to overcome Hanamichi’s Achille’s heel.

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Manga Review: Slam Dunk V 15 by Takehiko Inoue @shonenjump @vizmedia


May Contain Spoilers

The game against Kainan rages on. Two minutes to go, and Shohoku is down by two baskets. The team is running on fumes, and things aren’t looking so great. With Akagi nursing his injured ankle, Rukawa barely able to stand, and Mitsui zoning out from exhaustion, it’s up to Hanamichi to carry the team to victory. Can he do it?

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Mini Manga Review: Slam Dunk V 14 by Takehiko Inoue @shonenjump @vizmedia


May Contain Spoilers

The game against Kainan continues! Akagi’s back in the game, but can he play at 100%? His ankle looked like a pumpkin in the last volume! I don’t think an entire roll of tape is going to fix that. I hope he doesn’t do more damage and get himself knocked out of the rest of the tournament if Shohoku advances!

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Manga Review: Slam Dunk V 13 by Takehiko Inoue @vizmedia @shonenjump


May Contain Spoilers

While Hanamichi is steaming on the bench, Rukawa rallies a drive against Kainan. Everything is cruising ahead like roses – until Akagi twists his ankle landing a jump. In obvious pain, he leaves the game, and Hanamichi overhears him instructing Ayako to tape it up. She fears that it’s broken, and Akagi, in an unusual show of temper, yells at her to do as he says. He has waited three years to make it to Nationals, and a little injury is not going to stop him. Inspired by his resolve, Hanamichi is determined to cover for Akagi and lead the team to victory!

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