The Prince of Tennis New Film’s Theatergoers Receive Bonus Postcards Newly Drawn by Manga Author
The official website for Ryoma! Sinsei Gekijyoban Tennis no Ouji-sama / Ryoma! Rebirth The Prince of Tennis: The Movie, the upcoming all-new 3DCG feature film based on Takeshi Konomi's The Prince of Tennis manga series, announced today that the manga author has newly drawn 40 illustrations featuring the main characters right after the National Tournament finals. The illustrations show how they spend their days during the "blank three months" that is depicted in the film's story.
The illustrations will be introduced in the film's end credits. Furthermore, the theatergoers will receive a postcard using them as a bonus. For four weeks from the opening, one of 10 cards will be distributed at random each week.
— 『リョーマ！新生劇場版テニスの王子様』公式 (@ryoma3dtenipuri) August 3, 2021
— 許斐剛 (@konomi_takeshi) July 29, 2021
The franchise's first full 3DCG film tells an original story about what happened in the three months between the first manga The Prince of Tennis and its sequel The New Prince of Tennis. Its story takes place in the past in America. Three days after the finals of the National Tournament, the protagonist Ryoma Echizen goes on a tennis training trip to America by himself. When he arrives there, he encounters his classmate Sakuno Ryuzaki, who is also visiting the country on a family trip, is being tangled up with gang members. When the ball Ryoma throws to save her collides with another ball thrown by a mysterious person in a wheelchair, time and space get distorted, and the two are traveled back to the time when Ryoma's father was known as Samurai Nanjiro in America.
The film isset to be released in Japan on September 3, 2021.
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