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The Prince of Tennis, Vol. 42: Dear Prince (The Prince of Tennis #42)

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The Seishun boys are just one match away from the national title! Ryoma brings out every shot he knows against Seiichi “Child of the Gods” Yukimura. But Yukimura's strange powers cause Ryoma to lose his sense of touch, then his sight. Swinging blindly, his hearing even begins to fail. Can Ryoma come back to win the Nationals for Seishun, or does he “still have a long ways ...more
Paperback, 188 pages
Published 2010 by m&c! (first published January 1st 2008)
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Marina
Jan 14, 2011 rated it really liked it
Shelves: manga, fiction
I can't believe I am done. I want more! I loved this series. I thought it was fun with charming characters.It was interesting and had a good pace to it.Good characterization really makes a story stand out.This is not only for sports fan's. I am not a tennis player.I actually do not do sports. But manga like this expands your knowledge and most of all inspires!

Will be watching the anime next.
Natalie
The final volume of The Prince of Tennis features more magical shots - this time, Ryoma loses his sense of touch and sight. What?! The players battle it out for the nationals title. The manga ends with what I belive to be the lyrics to a Prince of Tennis song, translated to English: "Dear Prince." It concludes the Sakuno arc by showing her as an eighth grader with her tennis racket - she's trying out for the team. I'm glad Konomi chose to include her at the end; I'm glad she developed beyond her ...more
Tulsi
Nov 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely love this series. I never wanted it to end. I literally cried when I finished this series. This book pretty much summarized the goal of the Seishun team which was to win the Championships... of course their opposing team wasn't gonna go down with a fight. Throughout the series, I loved the determination and enthusiasm of the characters. I love how they were described and how they all played such an important role in the series. I love the plot, the story and how these amazing boys w ...more
Travis
Sep 28, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2008, manga
I started off really liking this series. The games were fun and I found myself eager to read each new volume to know how the next match would turn out. But by the end I was just reading to get through it. The problem is that it turns from a story about regular tennis (even if it's rather unbelievable that all these kids would be so good at it they're as good as the pros) into this magical realism thing where they all have super powers...except it's still talked about as if it's perfectly normal ...more
Pearl Martinez
May 07, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: mangaxmanhwa
A great sports manga with great fights that even moved me in to tears. I loved how each players who experience defeat strive to be better. Though I really want to see Ryoma defeated his father and Tezuka in the end. But well there's still the New Prince of Tennis series that we could look after for.
TinTin Kalaw
Aug 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: manga, re-read, shounen
And so concludes The Prince of Tennis manga with all the happy endings for everyone. The anime counterpart of this volume was pretty much the same except for some parts such as Ryuzaki-sensei crying in the manga. The anime also included some epilogue parts for the seniors, not just Kaidoh, Momo, and Ryoma.

Now on to the sequel, The New Prince of Tennis!
ReadingFrog
Jul 08, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga, young-adult, sports
I loved how this series ended, and I can't wait to read the sequel. The final match against Yukimura was perfect because it fully showed the fun that Ryoma had playing tennis that was hinted at in the Kanto Finals match.
Muhammad Rajab
Nov 15, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: manga
manga terpanjaaaaaaaang episodenya yang pernah saya baca sejauh ini..
untung ceritanya bagus dan seru, jadinya masih tetap aku lanjutin baca ampe tamat.
:')

katanya bakalan ada New Prince of Tennis.
GOSH.. Takeshi Konomi got to be kidding me! (tapi pengiinn)
xoxo
Kaitlyn
May 16, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: shonen-manga
this series is really goodd! <33 o^u^o
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