Prince of Tennis

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  • TV-PG
  • 2001
  • 7 Seasons
  • 7.5  (718)

Prince of Tennis or "TeniPuri," for short, is a sports anime series that focuses on the future prospects of Ryoma Echizen, a tennis prodigy attending Tokyo's private Seishun Academy. While the institution has a reputation for its leading tennis influences, Ryoma quickly soars past his rivals to a guaranteed spot on the club team. While striving to attain the Championship, teammates must learn to make new friends and experiment with new signature moves. As the series progress, Ryoma gains a stronger, fuller sense of his style and an awareness of just how much he cares for the sport of tennis.

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Good Bye, Prince
24. Good Bye, Prince
March 30, 2005
Last episode of the series, which shows how Ryoma defeated Tezuka and the world's number one seed, Lleyton Hewitt. The Opening Rites of The All-Japan Nationals are also shown.
Not forgettable promise
23. Not forgettable promise
March 30, 2005
Ryoma goes back to Japan to play a game with Tezuka because he wants to put an end to the rivalry that he left so he can mentally move on to the US Open.
Climax
22. Climax
March 16, 2005
Once Fuji starts playing his hardest, Tezuka starts to get pushed back. With heart and soul completely in the match, the two battle at their hardest. Tezuka wins by using Zero-Shiki Drop Shot with his right hand in mid-air, surprising Fuji and everyone else.
Seriousness of a third Year
21. Seriousness of a third Year
March 9, 2005
Tezuka and Fuji's match intensifies as they each gradually begin to reveal their best moves (Tezuka's Zero-Shiki Drop/Tezuka Zone and Fuji's Triple Counters). Tezuka slowly begins to surpass Fuji. As he begins to struggle, Fuji reminisces about their first year match (which included the promise of a rematch) and their developing friendship. He then realizes that he is afraid of finding out the results of both of them playing to their full potential and that this is quite possibly the last match they will ever have against each other, and he concludes that if he doesn't play his hardest, he will regret it. His hits suddenly get sharper, and Tezuka comments that the true Fuji has awakened.
Tezuka Kunimitsu VS Fuji Syusuke
20. Tezuka Kunimitsu VS Fuji Syusuke
March 2, 2005
Tezuka and Fuji have a match to determine Seigaku's number one in the intraschool ranking. This match, which lasts until episode 176, truly awakens Fuji's full potential as a tennis player. Flashbacks reveal a match between the two when they were first years, their subsequent friendship, and the implications of Tezuka's injury. Fuji takes an early lead, but the match is far from over.
Samurai New York
19. Samurai New York
February 23, 2005
Ryoma Echizen at New York at last! He's adjusting to the place and he even met with Kevin Smith there and played tennis with him.
Goodbye Seigaku
18. Goodbye Seigaku
February 16, 2005
Ryoma is about to leave Japan for the US Open. Everybody is doing something for Ryoma.
Deep affection for a friend
17. Deep affection for a friend
February 9, 2005
Momoshiro is still angry with Ryoma. Meanwhile, Ryoma is moping and having conflicting feelings about going to the U.S. Open. Eventually, the two make up and play a friendly match. Even though Ryoma wins, Momoshiro technically wins for the block. However, Momoshiro urges Ryoma to take the opportunity and go to the U.S. Open. Finally having made up his mind, Ryoma decides to accept the offer.
Burn, Echizen!
16. Burn, Echizen!
February 2, 2005
Still about the US Open. Ryoma is about to decide! Ryoma and Momo are having a match and Momo is already full-going from the start.
Shaking Feelings
15. Shaking Feelings
January 26, 2005
Summary is not available.
Ryoma's decision
14. Ryoma's decision
January 26, 2005
Ryoma confronts his father about his invitation to the US Open. Also, Kikumaru vs. Inui! Inui's eyes are revealed for the first time! (Well, technically, it's just one eye...)
Seigaku's Speciality, again
13. Seigaku's Speciality, again
January 19, 2005
Summary is not available.
Seigaku's Speciality, again
12. Seigaku's Speciality, again
January 12, 2005
Kawamura vs. Oishi showdown.
The Tenipuri Family Goes to Hawaii?! - Christmas at the Tenipuri Family
11. The Tenipuri Family Goes to Hawaii?! - Christmas at the Tenipuri Family
December 22, 2004
A cute chibi episode of the Seigaku family having their Christmas vacation.
Seigaku's Shocking Secret Plans
10. Seigaku's Shocking Secret Plans
December 15, 2004
A cute chibi episode of the Seigaku family having their Christmas vacation.
Kaidoh's Unknown World
9. Kaidoh's Unknown World
December 8, 2004
Ryuzaki-sensei will be out of the hospital soon. The Seigaku tennis club wants to surprise her when she comes back. Also, another surprising thing happens.
The Golden Pair Memories
8. The Golden Pair Memories
December 1, 2004
Kaido loses his memory trying to save Ryoma from a certain head and face injury. Ryoma and Momoshiro try to get his memory back by playing a match against Kaido and Yuuta that sparks a really good side of him, and he gains back his memory in the end!
Run, Momo
7. Run, Momo
November 17, 2004
Momoshiro treated Ryoma for a lunch, but something happened that he must pay 10,000 yen before the time limit ends! He leaves Ryoma at the store to insure that he will come back to finish off the payment or Momo and Ryoma's chance at the national tournament is being threatened with a call to the cops for them not paying for the food.
Game and Match
6. Game and Match
November 10, 2004
A very nice match between the two rivals! A match that touches the hearts of the audience: the rivalry between Kevin and Ryoma turns into friendship.
Illusion
5. Illusion
November 3, 2004
Kevin debuts his original move, Illusion, and the game goes into tie-break. However, Ryoma manages to counter it by watching the shadow of the ball.
The Long Awaited Game - Ryoma Vs Kevin
4. The Long Awaited Game - Ryoma Vs Kevin
October 27, 2004
Ryoma takes Kirihara's place on the court. After discovering that Kevin copied most of his techniques, Ryoma uses the Cyclone Smash, which Kevin did not have a chance to copy, and reverses the score.
Delusive Phantom Ball
3. Delusive Phantom Ball
October 20, 2004
Kirihara's shoulder injury prevents him from hitting many Phantom Balls, and it finally becomes too much for him to keep on playing. Ryoma takes his place and continues playing from the current score.
Who Will Play?
2. Who Will Play?
October 13, 2004
Kirihara vs Kevin Smith. Kirihara has developed the Phantom Ball, which is to be used against left handers. The first games are dominated by Kirihara until he crashes into the net pole after hitting another Phantom Ball.
1mm Battle
1. 1mm Battle
October 6, 2004
A very close battle between Fuji and Arnold! Fuji secures another win with Tsubame Gaeshi and Higuma Otoshi.
Description

Prince of Tennis or "TeniPuri," for short, is a sports anime series that focuses on the future prospects of Ryoma Echizen, a tennis prodigy attending Tokyo's private Seishun Academy. While the institution has a reputation for its leading tennis influences, Ryoma quickly soars past his rivals to a guaranteed spot on the club team. While striving to attain the Championship, teammates must learn to make new friends and experiment with new signature moves. As the series progress, Ryoma gains a stronger, fuller sense of his style and an awareness of just how much he cares for the sport of tennis.

  • Premiere Date
    October 10, 2001
  • IMDB Rating
    7.5  (718)