The official web site for the Shin Tennis no Ōji-sama U-17 World Cup (The Prince of Tennis II: U-17 World Cup) anime sequence introduced that Tomokazu Seki is voicing each member of the Greek crew. The anime’s Twitter account acknowledges that the shocking information appears like an April Fool’s joke, however insists that it’s actual.


The seven Hellenic Republic crew members Seki is voicing are:

Zeus Iliopoulos (as beforehand introduced)

Thalatta Hercules

Papadopoulos Evangelos

Vulcan Laërtius

Hermes Kounellis

Orion Stephanopoulos

Aporon (Apollon) Stephanopoulos

The anime would be the first anime within the franchise in a couple of decade.

The new sequence options the returning solid members:

  • Junko Minagawa as Ryōma Echizen
  • Ryotaro Okiayu as Kunimitsu Tezuka
  • Hiroki Yasumoto as Hōō Byōdōin
  • Junichi Suwabe as Keigo Atobe
  • Sachiko Nagai as Seiichi Yukimura
  • Yoshimasa Hosoya as Kuranosuke Shiraishi
  • Tarusuke Shingaki as Eishirō Kite
  • Mamoru Miyano as Ryōga Echizen

New solid members embrace:

  • Hiroki Takahashi as Ralph Rhinehart
  • Kenjiro Tsuda as Dodo Obando
  • Takayuki Kondō as Kiko Balentien
  • Naru Kawamoto as Alan Hopkins
  • Masaya Onosaka as Rocky Meredith
  • Kohei Kiyasu as Maxwell
  • Kentarō Tone as Jürgen Borisovich Volk
  • Tomokazu Seki as Zeus Iliopoulos
  • Subaru Kimura as J. J. Dorgias
  • Kazuyuki Okitsu as Alexander Amadeus
  • Natsuki Hanae as Prince Ludovic Chardard

Keiichiro Kawaguchi (ISLAND) is getting back from the final 2D anime, The Prince of Tennis II Hyotei vs Rikkai Game of Future, to direct the brand new sequence at Studio KAI and M.S.C, and Mitsutaka Hirota (Anime-Gataris, Nanbaka) is once more superivising the scripts. Akiharu Ishii (Blood+, Ultramarine Magmell) is again to design the characters and serve as chief animation director.

Singer Yoshiki Ezaki and hip-hop duo Bleecker Chrome are collaborating for the anime’s opening theme music “I can fly.” TeniPri Artistars will carry out the ending theme music “Dear Friends.”

The new anime will premiere on TV Tokyo in July.

Takeshi Konomi serialized The Prince of Tennis manga‘s authentic run in Shueisha‘s Weekly Shonen Jump journal from 1999 to 2008. The manga follows center faculty tennis participant Ryōma Echizen as he battles rivals to succeed in the nationwide event. That authentic manga impressed a 2001-2005 tv anime, two anime characteristic movies and a theatrical quick, varied video anime initiatives, a live-action movie, a live-action tv sequence in China, and a well-liked stage musical sequence.

Konomi then launched The Prince of Tennis II manga sequence in Shueisha‘s Jump SQ. journal in 2009. The story picks up after the nationwide event, when Ryōma joins a choose group of center faculty gamers at Japan’s prime coaching camp for gamers beneath 17. This ongoing sequel manga spawned its personal 2012 tv anime sequence The Prince of Tennis II. The Prince of Tennis II OVA vs. Genius 10 sequence then ran for 5 volumes from October 2014 to June 2015.

The manga additionally impressed the Tennis no Ōjisama BEST GAMES!! authentic video anime (OVA) undertaking that retells the story of the franchise‘s prime matches. The undertaking contains three OVAs that launched in 2018-2019. The anime franchise additionally contains the two-part The Prince of Tennis II Hyotei vs Rikkai Game of Future anime undertaking that debuted on February 13 and April 17.

Most not too long ago, the Ryōma! Shinsei Gekijōban Tennis no Ōji-sama (Ryōma! Rebirth Movie The Prince of Tennis) 3DCG movie for The Prince of Tennis franchise opened on September 3.

Sources: The Prince of Tennis II: U-17 World Cup anime’s web site, Comic Natalie