Japanese anime series ‘Prince of Tennis’ will be released in the Middle East dubbed in Arabic exclusively on Spacetoon’s online streaming service Spacetoon GO.
The series was broadcast in Japan in 2001 and is based on Takeshi Konomi’s sports manga series. The story is primarily set in Tokyo, and centers around Ryoma Echizen, a tennis prodigy who attends Seishun Academy, a school that is known for its strong tennis club and talented players.
Shortly after entrance, Ryoma quickly defeats numerous upperclassmen, securing himself a spot as one of the team’s regulars. In pursuit of their ultimate goal of winning the National Middle School Tennis Championship, members of the team make new friends while learning and mastering increasingly complex techniques. Ryoma also begins to develop his own style of tennis and eventually realizes what the sport really means to him.
According to the Spacetoon Group, the Arabic dubbed version of Prince of Tennis features the same names of the characters from the original version and the dialogue is carefully translated from the Japanese version.
Bringing Prince of Tennis to Spacetoon GO is part of the content strategy for the streaming app.
One of the main features of the Arabic version is presenting famous voice actors who are well known among Spacetoon fans such as: Amira Huthaify (Ayumi Yoshida in Detective Conan) will be voicing the protagonist character Ryoma Echizen.
Spacetoon Go is releasing the first episode of Prince of Tennis on May 2.
The VOD app also features various anime series in Arabic such as Dragon Ball Super, Made in Abyss, Monster Hunter Stories Ride On, Detective Conan, Hunter x Hunter (2011) and Kuroku’s Basket.