'The New Prince of Tennis: Hyoutei vs. Rikkai' Part 2 anime film premieres April 17

Written by: Jei Beltrano | Published on: February 17, 2021 at 4:55 PM PHT (GMT+8)

The official Twitter for the new "The Prince of Tennis" franchise has revealed on Tuesday that the second part of the two-part anime film titled "The New Prince of Tennis: Hyoutei vs. Rikkai - Game of Future" is premiering on April 17 on Japan's streaming service U-NEXT.

The first part of the film debuted last February 13 in the same streaming platform. The film is a part of the 20th year anniversary celebration of Takeshi Konomi's "The Prince of Tennis" original anime series this year.

In the new anime, the match between Hyotei Tennis Team with its captain Atobe Keigo and the Rikkai Tennis Team led by Seikai Yukimura, which is not depicted in the original story, will be told.


The project will be completely supervised by Konomi, directed by Keiichiro Kawaguchi, screenplay by Kouki Hirota, and character design by Meiji Ishii.

Source: The New Prince of Tennis Official Twitter

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