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Parents' Guide to

The Prince of Tennis

By jeremy94, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Winning classic tennis anime has some violence.

The Prince of Tennis TV show poster

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age 9+

Based on 1 parent review

age 9+
Me and my child just started watching this. I haven't heard one swear word, and this show It shows the benefits of sports. The only thing to complain about is the main character's father is reading a perverted a magazine. Nothing horrible is shown only a girl in a bikini. My child really didn't seem to notice, but I just wanted to point that out.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Considered one of the all-time great sports shonen anime, this series' intense tennis matches will entertain existing fans of the genre or anyone interested in tennis. The Prince of Tennis is a classic anime with all the standard fare you can expect from sports-themed anime; the players have unique skills that make the matches feel like you're watching two tennis superheroes go at it. There's a good amount of exposition explaining how the players can pull off these incredible and unrealistic moves. There's also a lot of emphasis on personal growth, hard work, friendship, and believing in your teammates -- all common positive themes found in sports anime. Overall, the show isn't going to surprise viewers who are already familiar with sports-style anime, but its status as a classic and its consistent popularity make it one that shouldn't be missed.

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