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VIZ Media Delivers Exciting Sports Action With Prince of Tennis Anime

Posted 16 May 2011 — by Nicole P
Category Anime, Essay, Film Industry News

By Rachel Menendez “The Prince of Tennis” is available from May 18 on Amazon Instant Video.

Viz Media seems to be on fire lately, with a number of great releases coming out of their headquarters. Next up out of the blocks is “The Prince of Tennis”, which is available from May 18 on Amazon Instant Video.

Season one of the sports anime hit, including episodes 1-13 is available for purchase at 1.99 each. The Prince of Tennis series is based on the smash hit manga (graphic novel) series created by Takeshi Konomi that has sold more than 30 million copies in Japan, and is also published exclusively in North America by VIZ Media (Rated ‘A’ for All Ages).

The dubbed series follows the on and off court adventures of Ryoma Echizen, the 12-year-old son of a famous tennis player and a prodigy in his own right. Looking to make a mark, he joins his junior high school tennis team, known as one of the most competitive in Japan. Read More