The latest theatrical entry in The Prince of Tennis series is officially making its way over to the big screen in English. Los Angeles-based film distribution and production company Eleven Arts announced the acquisition of the North American rights for Ryoma! The Prince of Tennis, the first ever 3DCG animated film in the series.
Eleven Arts will announce details on release dates and tickets at a later date.
From the masterpiece Japanese sports manga created by Takeshi Konomi, with more than 60 million copies sold over 22 years, RYOMA! THE PRINCE OF TENNIS is a new feature film about tennis prodigy Ryoma Echizen.Inspired by his tennis champion father, Ryoma is determined to take his game to the next level and train in the US. But in the middle of an intense tennis battle to save his classmate Sakuno from dangerous villains, they somehow find themselves transported back to the past, just as Ryoma’s father is about to undertake his final championship match at the US Open – when he was mysteriously forced to retire. Sing, Dance, and Play along with the innovative 3D digital animation that brings the magnificent and colorful world of The Prince of Tennis to life on the big screen.
Source: Press release
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