Ryoma! The Prince of Tennis (2022)

Director: Hiroshi Kōjina Run Time: 100 min. Release Year: 2022

Starring: Junko Minagawa, Takashi Matsuyama

Country: Japan
Language: Japanese

About the film:

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.

A new feature film about tennis prodigy Ryoma Echizen from the masterpiece sports manga created by Takeshi Konomi.

About the filmmaker:

Hiroshi Kōjina debut film Ryoma! The Prince of Tennis (2022) features innovative digital animation that brings the magnificent and colorful world of the tennis prodigy to life on the big screen. He is a Japanese animator, character designer, and director. Some of his projects as director include the series Grenadier, Kiba, Neuro: Supernatural Detective, Rainbow: Nisha Rokubō no Shichinin, Hunter × Hunter (second series), and The Vampire Dies in No Time.

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