The film features an original story during the 3-month time period between The Prince of Tennis, The New Prince of Tennis manga. Today we’ll let you know all the new anime Prince of Tennis 3DCG Anime, which you all have been waiting for.
It has been revealed at the Jump Festa ’21 event on Sunday that the Ryōma! Shinsei Gekijōban Tennis no Ōji-Sama (Ryōma! Rebirth Movie The Prince of Tennis) 3DCG anime film for The Prince of Tennis franchise will open in Japan on September 3, 2021. They have also revealed a key visual and a teaser video. To know all the details from the show, read the article till the end.
Prince of Tennis Details
The film is getting supervised by the Original manga creator Takeshi Konomi. Now let’s look into the basics of the anime; the series’s main character is Ryoma Echizen. He is a 12-year-old tennis prodigy who joins the Seishun Academy tennis team. Other characters include Ryoma Echizen, Kunimitsu Tezuka, Shuichiro Oishi. The opponents consist of Kippei Tachibana, the captain of Fudoumine Middle School, an unknown school with rumors of violence.
The anime was meant to be open in spring 2020, but it was delayed to 2021. All the events the film shows take place in the three-month time period between the events at the end of The Prince of Tennis manga and The New Prince of Tennis manga.
Prince of Tennis Anime Cast and Character Details
For the interested fans, we bring to you the details of the crew of the anime: Takehiko Hata (Lupin III: Goodbye Partner) is the script-writer, Patricia Hishikawa is the CG supervisor, while Kei Yoshimizu is the animation director.
Takeshi Takada is the sound director, while Kei Tsuda is the music-composer. And Takeshi Konomi, the creator of the anime himself, has written the film’s insert songs. The Prince of Tennis anime is directed by Takayaka Hamana.
This was serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine from 1999 to 2008 by Takeshi Konomi. It has given inspiration to a 2001-2005 television anime, two anime feature films and a theatrical short, various video anime projects, a live-action film, a live-action television series in China, and a popular stage musical series.
The story starts after the national tournament when Ryōma joins a group of middle school players at Japan’s top training camp for players under 17. This is the manga that gave rise to its own 2012 television The Prince of Tennis II anime series, which was: The Prince of Tennis II OVA vs. Genius 10 series. It ran for five volumes from October 2014 to June 2015.
As we come to know, recently, the franchise has inspired the Tennis no Ōjisama BEST GAMES!! Original video anime (OVA) project which retells the story of the franchise’s top matches. The first OVA began its limited two-week screening in Japan in August 2018. And shipped in Japan on Blu-ray Disc and DVD in October 2018, while the second OVA was screened in a two-week event in Japan starting in April 2019.
Prince of Tennis 3DCG Anime: Updates
This anime tells an original story featuring “Hyōtei vs. Rikkai,” which will open in two parts, between February and March 2021. Konomi is the one who is looking after the match-making for the anime. This is going to mark the first time the face-off between the two schools will take place.
From sources, we come to know that Viz Media published the 42nd and final volume of Konomi’s original Prince of Tennis manga run in North America in 2011. And Crunchyroll streamed The Prince of Tennis II television anime into several countries just as it was aired in Japan. Then it streamed the spinoff original video anime projects. Stay tuned with us for more exciting info.