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The Prince of Tennis II: U-17 World Cup Anime Reveals 6 New Cast Members

The Prince of Tennis II: U-17 World Cup Anime Reveals 6 New Cast Members


The Prince of Tennis II: U-17 World Cup Anime Reveals 6 New Solid Members

The Leap Festa ’22 occasion on Saturday revealed six extra solid members for the Shin Tennis no Ōji-sama U-17 World Cup (The Prince of Tennis II: U-17 World Cup) anime collection. The brand new solid members play on the U.S. workforce.

The brand new solid contains: (left to proper in high row after which in backside row, character romanizations usually are not confirmed)

  • Hiroki Takahashi as Ralph Rhinehart
  • Kenjiro Tsuda as Dodo Obando
  • Takayuki Kondō as Kiko Balentien
  • Naru Kawamoto as Alan Hopkins
  • Masaya Onosaka as Rocky Meredith
  • Kohei Kiyasu as Maxwell

The anime will premiere subsequent 12 months and would be the first tv collection within the franchise in a couple of decade.

The brand new collection options the returning solid members:

  • Junko Minagawa as Ryōma Echizen
  • Ryotaro Okiayu as Kunimitsu Tezuka
  • Hiroki Yasumoto as Hōō Byōdōin
  • Junichi Suwabe as Keigo Atobe
  • Sachiko Nagai as Seiichi Yukimura
  • Yoshimasa Hosoya as Kuranosuke Shiraishi
  • Tarusuke Shingaki as Eishirō Kite
  • Mamoru Miyano as Ryōga Echizen

Keiichiro Kawaguchi (ISLAND) is coming back from the final 2D anime, The Prince of Tennis II Hyotei vs Rikkai Recreation of Future, to direct the brand new collection at Studio KAI and M.S.C, and Mitsutaka Hirota (Anime-Gataris, Nanbaka) is once more superivising the scripts. Akiharu Ishii (Blood+, Ultramarine Magmell) is again to design the characters and function chief animation director.

Takeshi Konomi serialized The Prince of Tennis manga‘s unique run in Shueisha‘s Weekly Shonen Leap journal from 1999 to 2008. The manga follows center faculty tennis participant Ryōma Echizen as he battles rivals to achieve the nationwide event. That unique manga impressed a 2001-2005 tv anime, two anime characteristic movies and a theatrical quick, numerous video anime initiatives, a live-action movie, a live-action tv collection in China, and a well-liked stage musical collection.

Konomi then launched The Prince of Tennis II manga collection in Shueisha‘s Leap SQ. journal in 2009. The story picks up after the nationwide event, when Ryōma joins a choose group of center faculty gamers at Japan’s high coaching camp for gamers underneath 17. This ongoing sequel manga spawned its personal 2012 tv anime collection The Prince of Tennis II. The Prince of Tennis II OVA vs. Genius 10 collection then ran for 5 volumes from October 2014 to June 2015.

The manga additionally impressed the Tennis no Ōjisama BEST GAMES!! unique video anime (OVA) undertaking that retells the story of the franchise’s high matches. The undertaking contains three OVAs that launched in 2018-2019. The anime franchise additionally contains the two-part The Prince of Tennis II Hyotei vs Rikkai Recreation of Future anime undertaking that debuted on February 13 and April 17.

Most not too long ago, the Ryōma! Shinsei Gekijōban Tennis no Ōji-sama (Ryōma! Rebirth Film The Prince of Tennis) 3DCG movie for The Prince of Tennis franchise opened on September 3.

Supply: Leap Festa ’22 livestream