The teaser visual for “The New Prince of Tennis Hyotei vs. Rikkai Game of Future” the new anime in Takeshi Konomi’s Prince of Tennis franchise has been released. The anime series will be released in early spring 2021 in two parts. “The New Prince of Tennis Hyotei vs. Rikkai Game of Future” was announced for the 20th anniversary of “The Prince of Tennis” anime series. The visual was unveiled during a live stream with staff and cast on Sunday.
Studio KAI and M.S.C are animating the series and Keiichiro Kawaguchi (ISLAND) is directing. Nanbaka’s anime writer Mitsutaka Hirota is in charger of composing the series, and Akiharu Ishii (Blood+, Ultramarine Magmell) is designing the characters.
After the U-17 World Cup, a confrontation between Hyotei Gakuen led by Keigo Atobe and Rikkai Daisuke led by Seiichi Yukimura will be held as an exhibition match at the tennis court newly established in Shonan by Atobe. The anime will mark the first time that the two schools are facing off against each other.