越前 リョーマ, Ochibi, Koshimae, Prince, Chibisuke, Gaki, Seigaku's Pillar of Support, Super Freshman, Samurai Jr., Super Rookie of the East, Brat, Koshimae, Seishounen
Height: 151 cm Playstyle: Allrounder Dominant Hand: Left Ambidextrous Special Moves: Twist Serve Twist Smash Drive A Drive B Drive C Drive D Cool Drive Cylone Smash anime only Samurai Drive OneFooted Split Step Muga no Kyouchi Ryoma Echizen is the protagonist of the Prince of Tennis series. He is the son of Echizen Nanjirouhttps://anilist.co/character/11823/NanjiroEchizen and TakeuchiEchizen Rinko. He first appears in chapter 1 when he criticized a high school student for the lesser knowledge of grips. As the main character he is one of the most popular characters in the series. Ryoma is a first year student at Seishun Academy Seigaku for short which he attends immediately after his arrival in Japan after formerly residing in the United States. Although only a first year in middle school Ryoma had already earned notoriety through winning four consecutive titles in the American Junior Tennis tournaments all in a little over a year. Due to his nearly invincible tennis play Ryoma has earned the label prodigy by the age of twelve. His looks and confidence make him highly popular with ladies although he seems not to notice having his focus exclusively on tennis. He is an allcourt tennis player with many special shots and abilities. One of Ryomas greatest talents is his ability to learn new techniques after only seeing them performed a few times. He also has an amazing amount of stamina and does not sweat as much as the other players. Along with fellow Seigaku regular Eiji Kikumaruhttps://anilist.co/character/328/EijiKikumaru Ryoma is known to have an exceptional talent for seeing moving objects. He does not go easy on himself and pushes himself more rather than letting himself rest. He is specifically a singles player though he did try doubles once with teammate Momoshiro Takeshihttps://anilist.co/character/331/TakeshiMomoshiro.