HIROSHIMA, Japan, July 11, 2017 /Kyodo JBN/ --
Molten to Release "SLAM DUNK x Molten Basketball"
Molten Corporation based in Hiroshima, Japan, a manufacturer of competition quality sports balls and equipment, is set to release the "SLAM DUNK x Molten Basketball" at sports equipment shops across China and on online shopping websites, beginning on Tuesday, July 18.
Molten has developed and produced this special basketball in collaboration with the popular Japanese manga series "SLAM DUNK" featuring high school basketball.
Photo 1: B7X-SD (C) ITP
Photo 2: Back side (C) ITP
The "SLAM DUNK x Molten Basketball" is a specially designed ball depicting a scene in which SLAM DUNK protagonist Hanamichi Sakuragi, a star player with Shohoku High School, makes a dash in a game against Sannoh High School at the story's climax.
Molten will continue to develop and supply basketball products of outstanding functionality and design for the basketball community, and work to fulfill the Molten brand promise, "For the real game".
About manga series "SLAM DUNK"
"SLAM DUNK" is a popular Japanese manga series featuring high school basketball that was published in 276 installments on "Weekly Shonen Jump" comic magazine from 1990 to 1996 in Japan. The work published in book form has sold a total of over 120 million copies in Japan.
Name: "SLAM DUNK x Molten Basketball"
Item code: B7X-SD
Suggested retail price: 218 Chinese yuan (tax included)
Material: composite leather
Country of origin: China