‘The Prince of Tennis II: U-17 World Cup’ Serves Up An English Dub


‘The New Prince of Tennis’ is a sports sequel manga written and illustrated by ‘The Prince of Tennis’ creator Takeshi Konomi. It began publication in 2009 by Tokyo-based publishing company Shueisha in their ‘Jump Square’ magazine. In 2021, Japanese animation companies Studio Kai and M.S.C developed an web series ‘The Prince of Tennis II: Hyotei vs. Rikkai Game of Future’ based on the manga. This was followed by the ongoing series ‘The Prince of Tennis II: U-17 World Cup’ that was released on TV Tokyo on 2022.
Crunchyroll announced that they would be releasing an English dub with the cast revealed on their website:

  • Ry McKeand (Miya in SK8 the Infinity) as Ryoma Echizen
  • Jonah Scott (Courier in Akudama Drive) as Kunimitsu Tezuka
  • Jacob Hopkins (Kamiya in Tribe Nine) as Shuichiro Oishi
  • Stephen Fu (Noé in The Case Study of Vanitas) as Shusuke Fuji
  • Christopher Wehkamp (Jotaro in The Gymnastics Samurai) as Keigo Atobe
  • Ian Sinclair (Sugimoto in Golden Kamuy) as Genichiro Sanada
  • Wayne Grayson (Angelo in Arte) as Masaharu Nio
  • Mike Haimoto (Tsuji in Shoot! Goal to the Future) as Bunta Marui
  • Austin Tindle (Karma in Assassination Classroom) as Akaya Kirihara
  • Ryan Colt Levy (Yamato in Scar on the Praeter) as Eishiro Kite
  • Joshua Waters (Miyano in Sasaki and Miyano) as Kuranosuke Shiraishi
  • Caitlyn Elizabeth (Minami in Tribe Nine) as Kintaro Toyama
  • Cameron Bowen as Jin Akutsu
  • Christopher Sabat (Christophe in Yuri!!! on ICE) as Hoo Byodoin
  • Howard Wang (Mikoto in Salaryman’s Club) as Ryoga Echizen
  • Richard Barcenas as Jujiro Oni
  • Patrick Seitz (Franky in One Piece) as Jurgen Borisovich Volk
  • Doug Erholtz (Polnareff in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure) as Ralph Reinhart
  • Chris Okawa (Pongsaklek in number24) as Dodo Obando
  • Johnny Yong Bosch (Makoto in Free! – Iwatobi Swim Club) as Kiko Balentien
  • Steve Staley (Hitsugaya in Bleach) as Rocky Meredith
  • William Ofoegbu as Maxwell
  • Michael Sorich (Dimple in Mob Psycho 100) as Siegmund

Howard Wang is working as the ADR director.
You can watch the trailer below:

NineNovel describes the synopsis as follows,
“Ryoma Echizen participated in the U-17 (Under Seventeen) Japan national team training camp, but was ordered to move out because he broke the norms of the training camp. After leaving the training camp, Ryoma decides to participate in the “U-17 WORLD CUP” as an American representative at the invitation of his brother Ryoga Echizen.
“U-17 WORLD CUP” will open while Tezuka, who went to Germany to become a professional, and Ryoma, who (joined) the American national team, become the enemy of the Japanese national team.”
The manga was previously adapted into an anime titled ‘The Prince of Tennis II’ by Production I.G and M.S.C that ran for thirteen episodes. It was followed by an OVA series ‘The Prince of Tennis II OVA vs. Genius 10.’


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