The semi-final of the U-17 World Cup unveils a new trailer

The semi-final of the U-17 World Cup unveils a new trailer

A new trailer has been published for the next The Prince of Tennis II: U-17 World Cup semi-final Television animated series. The production team has announced that the anime sequel will be released in 2024.

The 55-second trailer features many of the tennis teams that were featured in the first 13 episodes U-17 World Cup season, until the sequel premiere is announced in 2024.

The production team of The Prince of Tennis II: U-17 World Cup understand Keiichiro Kawaguchi (Higurashi: When they cry – GOU, Higurashi: When they cry – Sotsu) as a director, Akiharu Ishii (Nobility) as character designer and chief animation director, Mitsutaka Hirota (EDENS ZERO) as a series scriptwriter, and Chihiro Tamaki (Ongaku Shojo) as a music composer. Kai Studio And MSc are in charge of the animation production for the series.

Meanwhile, the voice cast includes Junko Minagawa like Ryouma Echizen, Ryoutarou Okiayu like Kunimitsu Tezuka, Hiroki Yasumoto like Houou Byoudouin, Junichi Suwabe like Keigo Atobe, Sachiko Nagai like Seiichi Yukimura, Yoshimasa Hosoya like Kuranosuke Shiraishi, Tarusuke Shingaki as Eishirō Kite, and Mamoru Miyano like Ryouga Echizen.

The Prince of Tennis II: U-17 World Cup aired from July 7, 2022 to September 29, 2022. It was the first The Prince of Tennis 2 Anime TV since 2012 and took place after the events of the 2014 OVA The Prince of Tennis II OVA vs. Genius10.

The Prince of Tennis manga series by Takeshi Konomi was published in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine from July 19, 1999 to March 3, 2008. The manga sequel The Prince of Tennis 2 was first published on Jump Square on March 4, 2009, and released 38 tankoubon volumes as of February 2023. A 39th volume is scheduled for release on July 4, 2023.

The manga has also inspired several anime series, OVAs, and movies, with the first king of tennis TV anime from 2001 to 2007.

© Takeshi Konomi/Shueisha/NAS/New Prince of Tennis Project

Crunchyroll is streaming The Prince of Tennis II: U-17 World Cup and describes the anime as follows:

When tennis phenom Ryoma Echizen is expelled from Japan’s elite U-17 training camp for breaking the rules, he is despondent. But a stroke of luck hits him when he is able to try out for the USA team. Proving himself against their hardened veterans isn’t going to be easy, and if he’s accepted, he’ll have to play against his old friends. Can he help his new brothers fight their way to victory?

Source: The Prince of Tennis II: Official U-17 World Cup YouTube Channel

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