List of all Slam Dunk characters, including main characters, rival schools, and more. Vote for the top character in the basketball anime Slam Dunk. Slam Dunk follows the adventures of the Shohoku High school basketball team as it tries to win the Japanese national high school basketball tournament. Delinquent Hanamichi Sakuragi discovers his talent for basketball while trying to impress Haruko Akagi, the younger sister of the team's captain. He steadily improves his knowledge and skill at the game as he tries to surpass his rival and teammate Kaede Rukawa, a talented and versatile genius. Which character do you like the most? Is it one of the powerful frontcourt presences like Hanamichi or Captain Akagi? Do you like smooth guards like Ryota Miyagi or Kaina High's Shinichi Maki? Does either scoring sensation Kaede Rukawa or Ryonan High's Akira Sendoh get your blood pumping? Let your voice be heard here!