Game, Set, Match! This summer, get ready as the tennis prodigy Ryoma Echizen and his friends will grand slam your heart in a thrilling new adventure. Eleven Arts and Shout! Factory will serve up the new action-packed CG anime movie adventure Ryoma! The Prince of Tennis on Blu-ray™+DVD combo pack and available digitally on July 5, 2022. Based on the blockbuster Japanese sports manga series and its sequels created by renowned manga author Takeshi Konomi, with 60 million copies sold over 22 years, Ryoma! The Prince of Tennis is the first CG anime movie from this popular franchise. Featuring an all-new storyline with music and lyrics by Konomi and directed by Hiroshi Koujina, this highly anticipated movie finally makes its long-awaited North American home entertainment debut following its nationwide theatrical release.
Available for the first time in North America, the collectible Ryoma! The Prince of Tennis Blu-ray + DVD combo pack boasts an exciting movie presentation (featuring English audio and Japanese audio with English subtitles) with special bonus content – Ryoma! The Prince of Tennis edition. This is the full-length alternative cut of the movie that includes different scenes featuring Hyotei team captain Keigo Atobe and Shitenhoji team captain Kuranosuke Shiraishi. A definitive entertainment release that will score well with anime and pop culture enthusiasts and collectors, Ryoma! The Prince of Tennis is available for pre-order now at ShoutFactory.com and will be available in stores and other fine retailers.
Ryoma! The Prince of Tennis is a kinetic action anime adventure filled with humor, a high-energy storyline, and rousing musical numbers. The film also provides a transportive amount of admiration for athletes and the sport of tennis. For the North American audiences and loyal fans of the franchise, the English dub features an exciting team of voice talent, including Ry McKeand as Ryoma Echizen, David Wald as Nanjiro Echizen, Xanthe Huynh as Sakuno Ryuzaki, Jonah Scott as Kunimitsu Tezuka, Tiana Camacho as Emerald, Edward Bosco as Wolf, William Ofoegbu as Boo, Chris Okawa as Foo, Robbie Daymond as Seiichi Yukimura, and Sarah Cravens as Rinko Echizen.
Inspired by his tennis champion father, Ryoma is determined to train in the U.S. after winning a championship in Japan. He runs into his classmate Sakuno right as she gets into trouble with street gangs, and Ryoma accepts a tennis match against the villains to save her. During the intense tennis battle, the shock of two tennis balls ramming into one another disrupts the follow of time. Ryoma and Sakuno suddenly transported back into the past, decades before, when Ryoma’s father challenged his last match at a championship in the U.S.