Hanamichi Sakuragi is an ordinary middle school student, a bouncer and a badass, the owner of a loud voice, tall and red hair. The trouble of the guy is that he is not lucky in amorous affairs - already from fifty girls have rejected his courtship. Moving to the Shokhoku high school, he meets the girl of his dreams - the beautiful Haruko Akagi, who falls in love with her crazy. To impress her, Hanamichi is even ready to join the school’s basketball team, although he has no idea about this sport. But shortly after joining a team whose captain is brother Haruko - Takeenori Akagi, the guy realizes that basketball is his true calling. The same team is played by the tall handsome Kaede Rukava, the eternal rival Hanamichi both on the sports field and outside it. The fact is that Haruko is unrequitedly in love with him, and Sleeves does not even notice her. But the rivalry of the guys encourages them to achieve new achievements in basketball, and together with other children from school, they are able to turn the "Shokhoku" from a little-known outsider into the champion of Japan!