Prince of Tennis

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The Prince of Tennis(テニスの王子様 ) is a manga and anime series created by Takeshi Konomi. This series is categorized as shounen and "sports."

The story follows Echizen Ryoma, a twelve year old tennis prodigy. Flying in from America, Ryoma begins his school life in Japan in the tennis club Seigaku. Beating the second and third years at tennis, Ryoma is acknowledged and becomes one of the eight regulars of the tennis club. Earning his rightful spot as a regular, the Seigaku Tennis Club begin their objective to enter and win the national tournaments.

Terminology

Below is a list of terms and their definitions that are used in this fan community.

Commonly-Accepted Pairing Names

These pairing names are used most frequently in the Prince of Tennis fandom.

There are often debates upon the use of these names between fans, seeing as some of these are unofficial fan-created names. Many users prefer to use more standard and generic formats in pairing names, such as Character 1 x Character 2, Character 1/Character 2, or the truncation of part of one character's name added to the truncation of the second character's name.

  • Imperial Pair - Tezuka/Atobe
  • Royal Pair - Ryoma/Atobe
  • Pillar Pair - Ryoma/Tezuka
  • Golden Pair - Eiji/Oishi
  • Dream Pair - Eiji/Fuji
  • Alpha Pair - Sanada/Yukimura
  • Platinum Pair/D1 - Niou/Yagyuu
  • Trick Pair - Niou/Akaya
  • Kinky Pair - Yanagi/Akaya
  • D2 Pair - Marui/Jackal
  • Diabolic Pair - Marui/Akaya
  • Silver Pair - Ootori/Shishido
  • Bronze Pair - Amane/Kurobane
  • Tango Pair - Sanada/Atobe
  • Thrill Pair - Fuji/Ryoma
  • Emerald Pair - Inui/Kaidoh
  • Perfect Pair - Tezuka/Fuji
  • Dirty Pair - Oshitari/Gakuto
  • Rhythm Pair - Kamio/Ibu
  • Toxic Pair - Niou/Ryoma
  • Neko Pair - Eiji/Ryoma
  • Sensual Pair - Yukimura/Ryoma

Smash Hit! 2 Pairing Names

The following pairing names were found in the game Prince of Tennis: Smash Hit! 2 (テニスの王子様 スマシュウヒット!2). These names are referred to very infrequently, due to the lack of fanworks for many of these pairs, and the vagueness of these pairing names.

  • Eye-sight Pair - Kikumaru/Ryoma
  • No Socialibity Pair - Ryoma/Kaidoh
  • Ah-Un Pair - Momoshiro/Ryoma
  • Willpower & Courage Pair - Ryoma/Akutsu
  • Destiny Pair - Atobe/Kamio
  • Childhood Friends Pair (1) - Fuji/Saeki
  • Childhood Friends Pair (2) - Akutsu/Kawamura
  • Girl Lovers Pair - Sengoku/Aoi
  • Commentary Pair - Ibu/Mizuki
  • Comeback Pair - Inui/Shishido
  • Acrobat Pair - Kikumaru/Mukahi
  • Promising Aces Pair - Ryoma/Kirihara
  • Juniors Overpowering Seniors Pair - Atobe/Hiyoshi
  • Most Dreadful Pair - Kaidou/Akutsu
  • Strongest Brothers Pair - Fuji/Yuuta
  • Imperial Pair - Tezuka/Atobe
  • Royal Pair - Ryoma/Atobe
  • Strongest Buchou Pair (1) - Tezuka/Tachibana
  • Strongest Buchou Pair (2) - Atobe/Tachibana
  • Fastest Serves Pair - Inui/Ootori
  • Ordinary Showy Buchou Pair - Atobe/Minami
  • Heavy bomber Pair - Kawamura/Kabaji
  • Master & Servant Pair - Atobe/Kabaji
  • Fast Runners Pair - Kamio/Shishido
  • Super Freshmen Pair - Ryoma/Aoi
  • Super Rising Pair - Ryoma/Yuuta
  • Street Tennis Lovers Pair - Momoshiro/Kamio
  • Thrill Pair - Fuji/Ryoma
  • Seigaku's Dog & Monkey Pair - Momoshiro/Kaidou
  • Seigaku's Heavy Tank Pair - Momoshiro/Kawamura
  • Dunk Pair - Momoshiro/Sengoku
  • Daddy's Toy Pair - Ryoma/Kiraku
  • High Stature Pair - Kabaji/Ishida
  • Data Man Pair - Inui/Mizuki
  • Tensai Pair - Fuji/Oshitari
  • Dream Pair - Kikumaru/Fuji
  • Crybabies Pair - Ootori/Itsuki
  • Age Uunknown Pair - Tezuka/Sanada
  • Trueborn Pair - Akazawa/Kaneda
  • Hadoukyuu Pair - Kawamura/Ishida
  • Power Pair (1) - Momoshiro/Amane
  • Power Pair (2) - Momoshiro/Kurobane
  • Power Pair (3) - Kawamura/Amane
  • Power Pair (4) - Kawamura/Kurobane
  • Hyoutei Mini Pair - Akutagawa/Mukahi
  • Hyoutei's Friendship Pair - Atobe/Shishido
  • Hyoutei's Young Lions Pair - Ootori/Hiyoshi
  • Sudden Changes Pair - Kirihara/Akutagawa
  • Hyouhen Pair (1) - Kawamura/Kirihara
  • Hyouhen Pair (2) - Kawamura/Akutagawa
  • Fukubuchou Pair (1) - Sanada/Ooishi
  • Fukubuchou Pair (2) - Sanada/Saeki
  • Fukubuchou Pair (3) - Oishi/Saeki
  • Petit Pair - Ryoma/Dan
  • Buchou Pair (1) - Tezuka/Aoi
  • Buchou Pair (2) - Tezuka/Minami
  • Buchou Pair (3) - Tezuka/Akazawa
  • Buchou Pair (4) - Atobe/Aoi
  • Buchou Pair (5) - Atobe/Akazawa
  • Buchou Pair (6) - Tachibana/Aoi
  • Buchou Pair (7) - Tachibana/Minami
  • Buchou Pair (8) - Tachibana/Akazawa
  • Buchou Pair (9) - Akazawa/Aoi
  • Buchou Pair (10) - Akazawa/Minami
  • Buchou Pair (11) - Minami/Aoi
  • Buchou-Fukubuchou Pair - Tezuka/Oishi
  • Fudoumine Ace Pair - Kamio/Ibu
  • Fudoumine's Strongest Pair - Sakurai/Ishida
  • Charisma in the Club Pair - Atobe/Mizuki
  • Pressure Pair - Aoi/Kaidou
  • Comedy Pair - Kurobane/Amane
  • Kindness Pair - Fuji/Kawamura
  • Yamabuki's Strongest Pair - Akutsu/Sengoku
  • Yamabuki's Uneven Pair - Akutsu/Dan
  • Rudolph's Teacher & Student Pair or Yummi - Mizuki/Yuuta
  • Young Lions Pair - Ryoma/Hiyoshi
  • Sweet Pair - Marui/Akutagawa
  • OT5 pair - Sanada/Tezuka/Atobe/Fuji/Ryoma
  • OT6 pair - Sanada/Tezuka/Atobe/Yukimura/Fuji/Ryoma

Other Pairing Names

Pairing names created by fans to define their fanworks.

  • Alpha Pair - Sanada/Yukimura
  • Uke Pair - Yukimura/Kirihara
  • Enthusiastic Pair - Akutagawa/Dan
  • Gentleman Pair - Oshitari/Yagyuu
  • Ponta Pair - Ryoma/Sakuno
  • Idiot Pair or Baka Pair - Koharu/Yuuji
  • Adorable Pair - Atobe/Jiroh
  • Incest Pair (1) - Tachibana Kippei/Tachibana An
  • Incest Pair (2) - Kizarasu Atsushi/Kizarasu Ryou
  • Rare Pair - Tachibana Kippei/Fuji Yuuta

Timeline

Below is a partial timeline of events that took place in this fan community.

2001

2002

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2003

2004

2005

2006

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2007

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2009

2010

  • At the end of 2010 the first season of the Prince of Tennis musicals finished. Second season to start in January 2011

Kerfluffles

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Influential Fanworks

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Fandom Members

See also Category:Prince of Tennis fans.

Fandom Size

-The main Livejournal community for Prince of Tennis, tenipuri has a membership of approximately 3700 members as of November 2008.

See also Prince of Tennis fan fiction community size.

External Links

Meta/Discussion

See also

Sources

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