The Prince of Tennis has debuted the first trailer and poster for its new 3DCG movie! Originally announced for a release in Spring 2020 before being delayed to a release in 2021, a special presentation for Takeshi Konomi's The Prince of Tennis franchise during Jump Festa 2021 Online revealed that the new film is currently scheduled for a release in Fall 2021. We also got our first real look at the new movie, and big surprise, it's actually going to be the first 3DCG outing for the franchise that will bring Ryoma Echizen into a new dimension.
Titled Ryoma! Rebirth Movie The Prince of Tennis, this new film will be releasing in Japan on September 3, 2021. Series creator Takeshi Konomi will be supervising the film as it fills in the gap between the events of The Prince of Tennis and its follow up, The New Prince of Tennis. You can check out the debut trailer in the video above, and first poster for the new CG movie below from the franchise's official Twitter account:
「テニスの王子様」と「新テニスの王子様」を繋ぐ、誰も知らない空白の3か月に迫るエピソードが、原作者自らの手で紡がれる！December 20, 2020
Ryoma! Rebirth Movie The Prince of Tennis will feature a completely original story filling in the three month time period in between The Prince of Tennis and its sequel, and will be directed by Hiroshi Koujina for The Monk Studios and Keica with help from Studio KAI. Takehiko Hata is writing the scripts for the film, Patricia Hishikawa will serve as CG supervisor, Kei Yoshimizu will be the animation director, Momoko Yamada is serving as the CG director, Takeshi Takadera will serve as sound director, and Kei Tsuda will be the composer.
Unfortunately, there is no word of a release outside of Japan as of this writing but ComicBook.com will keep you up to date if there are any confirmations or announcements. What do you think of this new CG look for The Prince of Tennis franchise? Does it make you want to check out the new movie? Let us know your thoughts in the comments or you can even reach out to me directly about all things animated and other cool stuff @Valdezology on Twitter!0comments