17+ Classic Slam Dunk Quotes Fans Will Appreciate!

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Written by Anime Motivation

Slam Dunk quotes taken from characters:

  • Hanamichi Sakuragi.
  • Mitsuyoshi Anzai.
  • Haruko Akagi.
  • Kaede Rukawa.
  • Ryota Miyagi.
  • Hisashi Mitsui.
  • Takenori Akagi.

Slam Dunk is a classic sports anime series from the 1990’s, and one of the early influences for the basketball types of anime series years later.

It’s a classic and is revered by anime fans who grew up with it.

With meaningful episodes, strong writing, and a special focus o quality, it only makes the quotes and the life lessons that much better.

Let’s focus on the best quotes from Slam Dunk!

 

1. Hanamichi Sakuragi Quotes

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“It’s not too late to change ourselves and have a meaningful life.” – Hanamichi Sakuragi

 

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“A Genius is 99% of talent, and 1% of effort.” – Hanamichi Sakuragi

 

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“Old man, I was finally able to do what you told me to, I was finally able to change the game, to be decisive, needed.” – Hanamichi Sakuragi

 

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“I’m Tensai Sakuragi Hanamichi. I’m going to play basketball, because I’m the best basketball player.” – Hanamichi Sakuragi

 

2. Kaede Rukawa Quotes

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“Who do you think Japan’s #1 player is? Must be the person who can lead the team to be the #1 in Japan! I will become that guy. I won’t be #2 or 3.” – Kaede Rukawa

 

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“No matter what, I will be #1, and I’ll beat anyone who stops me from achieving that.” – Kaede Rukawa

 

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“Everyone knows that an amateur like you will make mistakes. Like paying taxes, it’s unavoidable.” – Kaede Rukawa

 

3. Hisashi Mitsui Quotes

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“This guy always thinks he is the best. He is annoying, doesn’t like to talk, and has no respect for the others. But I have to admit it, he is really strong.” – Hisashi Mitsui

 

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“My goal is to lead Shohoku High to dominate the National Championship! And be the best basketball player in Japan!” – Hisashi Mitsui

 

4. Ryota Miyagi Quotes

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“I want to make the basketball team strong… To win the match… If this is able to make her happy, then I’ll be satisfied.” – Ryota Miyagi

 

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“Keep practicing, never let somebody tell you you’re too small or too slow.” – Ryota Miyagi

 

5. Takenori Akagi Quotes

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“We might not be best friends, and you guys always piss me off. However, this team is the best… thanks to you.” – Takenori Akagi

 

6. Haruko Akagi Quotes

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“Normally, people are like trains that halt at every stop. However, Sakuragi-kun is like the Shinkansen bullet train that never stops… It makes others envious.” – Haruko Akagi

 

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“No one can ever know how to do everything without learning it first.” – Haruko Akagi

 

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“Even geniuses make mistakes.” – Haruko Akagi

 

7. Mitsuyoshi Anzai Quotes

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“Until the very end, never lose hope. It’s when you give up that the match is over.” – Mitsuyoshi Anzai

 

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“I didn’t want to put senseless pressure on everyone or affect the morale ! Because no matter who the opponent is, the most important part is still our own selves.” – Mitsuyoshi Anzai

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