Ryoma! Rebirth The Prince of Tennis: The Movie was initially announced to come out in Spring 2020
Last December, during Jump Festa 2019, it was announced that a new Prince of Tennis anime film, titled Ryoma! Rebirth The Prince of Tennis: The Movie, would be released in Spring 2020. During the series' panel at Jump Festa 2020 on December 21, it was announced that the film would be delayed until 2021.
Ryoma! Rebirth The Prince of Tennis: The Movie will tell an original story set in the three months between the original The Prince of Tennis manga and its sequel, The New Prince of Tennis. Takeshi Konomi, the creator of the manga, is supervising the film as an executive producer.
The stage also announced that a special event for The Prince of Tennis franchise will be happening at Tokyo TSUTAYA O-EAST on February 29. The event, titled TeniPuri Artists Special Live 2020 -THE PRINCE OF TENNIS-, will feature artists from the series performing theme songs from the series, these include, KIMERU, Masataka Fujishige, IKUO, Yuhki Shirai, and UZA.
Tickets for the event go on sale on December 22 at 6 PM for 6,600 yen (US$60) or can be bought on the day at the door for 7,700 yen (US$70).
Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs the YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza and posts photos of his travels on Instagram.