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Ryoma! The Prince of Tennis Coming to U.S. Theaters in May

If you’ve been wanting to see the new Prince of Tennis movie, Ryoma! The Prince of Tennis <Decide> in theaters, the wait is almost over! Anime Expo and Iconic Events are going to be putting on the very first AX Cinema Nights with this movie.

A press release explained: “AX Anime Expo Cinema Nights is an in-person movie event series celebrating the best new and classic anime films by bringing them to theaters across North America. Leveraging the brand power of Anime Expo, the largest Japanese culture event in North America, AX Cinema Nights will bring passionate fans together for immersive and unforgettable community experiences.”

So Ryoma! The Prince of Tennis <Decide> will be coming to theaters across America, starting on May 12. Theaters and on-sale dates still need to be revealed, but that information is supposed to come out soon.

Iconic Events is streaming an English subtitled trailer of the movie.

Iconic Events gave this description of the movie:

“From the masterpiece Japanese sports manga created by Takeshi Konomi, with over 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.”

Are you interested in seeing the new Prince of Tennis movie in theaters?

Source: Press Release


Danica Davidson is the author of the bestselling Manga Art for Beginners with artist Melanie Westin. She is also the author of its upcoming sequel, Manga Art for Everyone, and the first-of-its-kind manga chalk book Chalk Art Manga, both illustrated by professional Japanese mangaka Rena Saiya. Check out her other comics and books at www.danicadavidson.com.