The Prince of Tennis New 3DCG Film to be Released in Two Editions

by dereksawadogo

The official website for Ryoma! Sinsei Gekijyoban Tennis no Ouji-sama / Ryoma! Rebirth The Prince of Tennis: The Movie, the upcoming all-new 3DCG feature film based on Takeshi Konomi’s The Prince of Tennis manga series, is updated with a main poster visual featuring its main characters.

And it is also confirmed that the film will be released in two different editions, “Decide” and “Glory.” The “Decide” edition features the appearance of Kunimitsu Tezuka and Seiichi Yukimura. Meanwhile, Keigo Atobe and Kuranosuke Shiraishi will be featured in the “Glory” edition.

Main poster visual:

Also, Romi Park (Edward Elric in Fullmetal Alchemist) is confirmed to join as a member of the tennis gang, Emerald. She says, “I was so excited to play the wonderful role of Emerald in The Prince of Tennis, which I had been watching glitteringly. I love Emerald’s eyes…. I fought with Ryoma as much as I could, so please take a look at the splendid fight in 3DCG!”

— 『リョーマ!新生劇場版テニスの王子様』公式 (@ryoma3dtenipuri) April 1, 2021

The franchise’s first full 3DCG film tells an original story about what happened in the three months between the first manga The Prince of Tennis and its sequel The New Prince of Tennis. Its story takes place in the past in America. Three days after the finals of the National Tournament, the protagonist Ryoma Echizen goes on a tennis training trip to America by himself. When he arrives there, he encounters his classmate Sakuno Ryuzaki, who is also visiting the country on a family trip, is being tangled up with gang members. When the ball Ryoma throws to save her collides with another ball thrown by a mysterious person in a wheelchair, time and space get distorted, and the two are traveled back to the time when Ryoma’s father was known as Samurai Nanjiro in America.

Ryoma! was originally slated for the early spring of 2020 when the project was announced back in December 2018, now it is officially set to be released in Japan on September 3, 2021.

Teaser trailer:

Source: “Ryoma! Rebirth The Prince of Tennis: The Movie” official website / Twitter 

©Takeshi Konomi/Shueisha

©Rebirth Prince of The Tennis: The Movie Production Committee

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