The Prince of Tennis
Season 5, Episode 78
Episode 78
Air date
April 23rd, 2003
Episode Guide
Fight of the Calm and the Passionate

I Formation (Episode)

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Recreation arc

Thunderbolt is the 78th episode of the original Prince of Tennis series. It was first aired on April 23rd 2003.


The "Golden Pair" of Seigaku has to play with a very weird combination of Josei Shonan members in the doubles one match.

Tennis Techniques Introduced

Manga Chapter Equivalents

  • This is a filler arc thus it does not have any manga chapter equivalents.