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Tennis no Ouji-sama  
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Description
From Viz:

Ryoma Echizen just joined the Seishun Academy's tennis team, which is known for being one of the most competitive teams in Japan. Its members are incredibly talented, gifted, and athletic. With rigorous and extremely intense practices, the upperclassmen of the team expect the very best from themselves and they expect even more from the new members of the team. While most of the freshmen are on pins and needles hoping they won't get cut from the team, Ryoma Echizen is confident, cool, and collected. Some might even say he's cocky, but at least he's got the skills to back up his attitude. With his virtually unreturnable "twist serve," Ryoma is sure to make the starting team.
Join Ryoma and the other first years, as they train hard, make friends, and try to find a place for themselves on the team. And meet Ryoma's cute but chronically shy classmate Sakuno Ryuzaki. She's got a big crush on Ryoma, but will he ever notice her? Ryoma Echizen is the Prince of Tennis. He may be ready for the Seishun Academy tennis team, but are they ready for him?!

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Manga

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Associated Names
テニスの王子様
網球王子
网球王子
테니스의 왕자
Prince of Tennis
The Prince of Tennis

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Fayte
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Latest Release(s)
v.40 c.354 by Fruity Explosive Translation (2385d ago)
v.40 c.353 by Fruity Explosive Translation (2463d ago)
v.42 c.379 [end] by ryColaa (2483d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
42 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Vol 42, Chap 379 (covers the OVAs too)

User Reviews
The Prince of Tennis by GatoGirl 12345

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5 topics, 26 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.1 / 10.0 (803 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.05 / 10.0
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Last Updated
July 16th 2014, 11:25pm PST


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Year
1999

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Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Viz (42 Volumes - Complete)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #1065 increased(+147)
Monthly Pos #1776 increased(+250)
3 Month Pos #2493 increased(+217)
6 Month Pos #3116 decreased(-215)

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On 853 reading lists
On 361 wish lists
On 1941 completed lists
On 145 unfinished lists
On 191 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Prince of Tennis volume? 1152 days, 12 hours, 40 minutes ago
Anime Start/End Chapter 1404 days, 21 hours, 24 minutes ago
Prince of Tennis Gets Anime Movie 1482 days, 20 hours, 56 minutes ago
Favorite Seigaku Regular 1690 days, 8 hours, 41 minutes ago
Prince of Tennis END - How do you feel? 2464 days, 9 hours, 44 minutes ago

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PoT   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by pokadotbunny
December 22nd, 2007, 6:16pm
even tho alot of ppl have been complaining about the whole "unrealistic" shpeal in the recent volumes, i still loooooooove this manga! it inspires me to play tennis every time i read it :] and isnt that what a good manga is suppose to do? highly recommended!
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They play tennis...   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by bunnyhugger
November 6th, 2007, 10:15am
I've read the first eight volumes that my library had. It was very good and exactly what I would expect from a sports manga. But I probably won't bother to finish reading the series. In the first 8 volumes they played tennis...oh and oh yeah they played tennis, with hey a little more tennis on the side. And well thats all there seemed to be to the series. The story and the characters didn't really seem to be going anywhere. It's not very interesting to read about a bunch of drawn out matches where you see Ryoma win every time with his inhumanly possible abilities. And the rest of the cast also played a bunch of amazingly awesome and unrealistic tennis matches. The circular plot gets old.
So I'm not sure why there is so much hype around PoT, it good but not great. So I am going to assume it is because the characters are so perfect for use in doujinshi. Since they are all amazing, talented and attractive guys who like to play (tennis) with each other-- play with each other a lot.
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idiotic   
Rating: N/A
by hypnotiktranz
October 9th, 2007, 2:16pm
i haven't read this manga yet so i guess its not appropriate for me to do a review on this but one time i saw my brother watching the anime so i thought that id give it a try so while watching it, i realized that the story is not really that good and the moves are very unrealistic, i dont see what the fuss is all about on this manga. i dont want to compare it to slam dunk because slam dunk is a legend but slam dunk atleast has very realistic moves even though their heights are very questionable. One last thing, i almost forgot to say that im a real world tennis fan and a hardcore Roger Federer fan, with all that said i guess me reading this manga would make me an idiot now would it?
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PoT   
Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
by rindtron
September 29th, 2007, 6:38pm
It's ending soon!

It's funny and I thought it was really good at the start but once you get into the regional tournements, the matches take waaaay too long to bhe over with. Though the chapters in between the matches are really funny so if you read anything of PoT, you MUST read those chapters!

And as many other people said, the moves are very unrealistic. But they're funny and sort of cool...
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Interesting and a good watch, just 1 problem...   
Rating: N/A
by torrentchan
September 13th, 2007, 8:31am
The matches are too damn long >_> Like, it was very hard for me to sit and watch loooooong matches in PoT. I'm proud to say i had not skipped an PoT episode.

But rewatching...hmmm, really hard to say if i will be rewatching it anytime soon (and believe me, i love rewatching anime i so enjoyed. PoT is half-half. I enjoyed but too long of a match for me).

The manga will come to an end within 11 chapters, hmm...now lets see how it'll end-- mostly with the fact that there's 3 or 4 more matches to go within so little time.
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...   
Rating: 3.0 / 10.0
by Dragonfiremule
August 29th, 2007, 7:25am
Well... its entirely unbelievable, and one of those things you have to read at 3am to like, since its so simple. I guess its alright, once you get down to it, but its so.... puffed up, its stupid. I mean, some of those moves defy the laws of physics, not just gravity. XD Some of it is amusing, and I like the main characters personality, but really, its not something I would recommend.

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good manga   
Rating: N/A
by twinkletwinkle
July 15th, 2007, 12:42pm
i like this manga.. it's really nice.. and funny.. all the tennis moves are really amazing.. haha
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Tennis no Ojisama   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by Orika
May 17th, 2007, 6:59am
It is my one and only shonen manga and I only read the first 5 volumes (because I collect so many manga series, that I had no time for a shonen manga). But I like itin spite of that.
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a bit overrated   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by amishmies
January 11th, 2007, 12:20pm
The manga is good, the story is a big and the best part of it, art is also very good and the main character for once is already very good at start. One irritating thing are all these kinds of special hits that they master without complex, as I myself play tennis it makes me a bit sad and gives a wrong impression. I agree they bring more excitement and make it more interesting, but there should be a limit.
But overall a very good manga, try it out.
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sweet   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Angels129
December 31st, 2006, 11:05am
mada mada dane
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