As previously reported, the new Prince of Tennis movie, Ryoma! The Prince of Tennis <Decide> is coming to theaters as part of the very first AX Cinema Nights, a collaboration between Anime Expo and Iconic Events. The premiere is set for May 12, 2022, and tickets are now on sale at the official website.
Showings will be available for both the subtitled version and an original English dub version, so keep an eye on the link above for showtimes at more than 250 participating theaters in cities across the United States. Screenings in Canadian theaters will follow at a later date.
For those who really want to get in on the action, branded light sticks will be available for a limited time via the Eleven Arts Store page soon.
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.”
Source: Press release