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Prince of Tennis: The Two Samurai, The First Game

Prince of Tennis: The Two Samurai, The First Game

Alternative Titles

English: The Prince of Tennis: The Two Samurai, The First Game
Synonyms: Tennis no Oujisama: Futari no Samurai The First Game
Japanese: 劇場版 テニスの王子様 二人のサムライ The First Game


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 29, 2005
Producers: Production I.G, NAS
Duration: 1 hr. 5 min.
Rating: G - All Ages
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Ranked: #14112
Popularity: #1848
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The regular players from Seigaku participates in an exhibition game aboard a cruise ship. However, they discover that the event is being run by a corrupt millionaire heavily involved in illegal gambling and betting, who demands that they lose the match on purpose. To add to the confusion, one of the players on the rival team introduces himself as Ryoma's brother.

(Source: ANN)

Related Anime

Parent story: Prince of Tennis

Characters & Voice Actors

Echizen, Ryoma
Echizen, Ryoma
Minagawa, Junko
Minagawa, Junko
Echizen, Ryoga
Echizen, Ryoga
Yamazaki, Yuta
Yamazaki, Yuta
Fuji, Shuusuke
Fuji, Shuusuke
Kaida, Yuki
Kaida, Yuki
Inui, Sadaharu
Inui, Sadaharu
Tsuda, Kenjirou
Tsuda, Kenjirou


Ishikawa, Mitsuhisa
Yamazaki, Hiroshi
Producer, Director
Hamana, Takayuki
Hiramitsu, Takuya
Sound Director

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Nov 12, 2008
This movie is not, technically, a very good movie. The art's pretty decent -- one can tell they had a higher budget for this movie than for the TV series -- the soundtrack's fine but not outstanding, the characterization is about what you'd expect for a Prince of Tennis movie (i.e. minimal), and the plot is frankly ridiculous.

In fact, this movie is ridiculous and over-the-top in a number of ways, and that's exactly what's so great about it. It takes the "junior high school tennis is serious and manly!" theme of the TV series and turns it up to eleven in ways that deny logic, read more
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Dec 31, 2009
This movie is totally awesome. With fighting included in tennis, this just excites me more while I was watching the movie. However, there's 2 flaws & disappointments in this movie. 1, the art is bad. Not that bad, but bad. Just by looking at the characters in the anime, example - Inui, you'll know that the author just rushed through some parts of the anime. Second bad thing of the anime (movie): PREDICTIONS. In my opinion, I already know what'll happen, it's so obvious. But every main character nearly always wins. But why is this obvious ....? Judging by Echizen Ryoma and Echizen Ryoga's looks, read more
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High-stakes gambling, on a boat! Both take somewhat simple things like rock-paper-scissors and tennis and make them RIDICULOUSLY DRAMATIC, with Kaiji making such things as flipping over a card or emptying a tissue box INCREDIBLY INTENSE, and Tenipuri cranking its characteristic improbable physics up to eleven. Tezuka kills the dinosaurs. With tennis. I'm completely serious.

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"seishun glory" by SCRIPT

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