13 (The Prince of Tennis)
November 21 
Kiraku Taizo (Father)
Midoriyama (2nd Year)
A manga-only character appearing in Prince of Tennis, Yasuyuki Kiraku (Japanese: 季楽靖幸, Kiraku Yasuyuki) is a 2nd Year Middle Schooler from rival school Midoriyama and is their captain.
The son of the head coach, Yasuyuki started to play tennis at a very young age, similar to Echizen Ryoma. He is very cranky when he does not get enough sleep. He started to lose his interest for tennis recently, and his father blames himself for it. However, he regains his competitiveness after losing to Echizen in the Kanto Tournament in Singles 3, 1-6. He later helps out Ryoma regain his lost memories by playing a match against him in the Nationals.
Known for his carefree personality, Yasuyuki didn't care much for tennis prior to his match with Ryoma. However, after playing and losing to him, Yasuyuki became much more passionate about tennis and began to enjoy it.
Kiraku and Midoriyama make their way to the Kanto Regional Quarterfinals and meet Seigaku. in Singles 3, Kiraku takes on Echizen Ryoma and loses.
Yasuyuki later appears along with Ryoma's past opponents to help him get his memory back to face Yukimura in the final match.
Official Middle School Match (Manga Only)
|2008 Kanto Regionals||Quarterfinals||Singles 3||Ryoma Echizen||
Playing Style and TechniquesEdit
Kiraku is a Right Handed All-Rounder. The techniques listed below are exclusive to the Smash Hit video game, they do not appear in the manga and are not mentioned in the databooks.
A feint smash that is aimed to land in the mid-court with an unpredictable leisurely speed, used presumably to baseliners.
Metal Bell Smash
An overhead smash which alters the intended direction of the ball and aligns it with either the left or right iron poles of the net. Scoring on either from the left or right corner of the court.
Two-Handed Ground Stroke
- Father's Occupation: Former Tennis pro
- Out of the whole Midoriyama tennis players, Kiraku seems to be the only player who stands out.
- Like Ryoma's father, Kiraku's father was also a former tennis pro.
- The nickname Ryoma gave Kiraku, Okiraku-kun means 'happy-go-lucky'.