The Prince of Tennis is getting a new anime in celebration of the 20th anniversary of The Prince of Tennis franchise. This new anime will be titled The New Prince of Tennis: Hyotei vs. Rikkai, and the staff revealed a brand new key visual. It features players from both Hyotei Academy and Rikkaidai Junior High School.
The staff also announced that Junya Enoki will be joining the cast. He will voice Rikkaidai Junior High School’s tennis club’s new captain, Yoshio Tamagawa.
The new anime will have an original story, and it will pit Keigo Atobe’s Hyotei Gakuen Middle School against Seiichi Yukimura’s Rikkai Junior High School. Konomi himself will be supervising this new anime’s production.
Keiichiro Kawaguchi will be directing the new anime, while Mitsutaka Hirota is writing the scripts. Meanwhile, Akihiro Ishii will be providing the character designs. As for the cast, Junichi Suwabe will be reprising his role as Keigo Atobe, while Sachiko Nagai is also returning as Seiichi Yukimura.
Expect the staff to reveal even more details about “New Prince of Tennis Hyoutei vs Rikkai Game of Future” in the days to come.
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Source: The New Prince of Tennis Twitter Page