Kyoto Animation posted the second teaser trailer and key seen for the Gekijōban Tsurune: Hajimari no Issha (Tsurune The Movie: The First Arrow) film on Friday. Cast members Yūto Uemura (Minato Narumiya) and Shintarō Asanuma (Masaki Takigawa) narrate the teaser.


Participating theaters and the retail web site Major will begin offering the second batch of advance tickets — MoviTicke Cards, each in a bundle with one amongst 5 randomly distributed “flower visual portrait” illustrated by characer designer Miku Kadowaki:

Takuya Yamamura is returning to direct the film at Kyoto Animation. Yamamura will also be writing the script, with supervision by the television anime’s scriptwriter Michiko Yokote. Miku Kadowaki is returning as character designer. Masaru Yokoyama (new Fruits Basket anime, Your Lie in April) is altering Harumi Fuuki as a result of the composer.

The totally different workers members embody:

  • Chief Animation Director: Nobuaki Maruki
  • Art Director: Shōko Ochiai
  • 3D Art: Mutsuo Shinohara
  • Color Key Artist: Azumi Hata
  • 3D Director: Rin Yamamoto
  • Prop Setting: Hiroshi Karata
  • Director of Photography: Kōhei Funamoto
  • Sound Director: Yota Tsuruoka

The film will open in Japan on August 19.

The television anime premiered in Japan on the NHK-General channel in October 2018. Sentai Filmworks licensed the anime and streamed the sequence on Crunchyroll and HIDIVE (with an English dub) as a result of it aired in Japan. Sentai Filmworks launched the anime on home video in January 2020. The launch included an distinctive video anime, an unaired 14th episode.

Pony Canyon USA describes the current’s story:

The story opens with Minato Narumiya beginning his freshman 12 months on the native Kazemai High School.
Mr. Tommy, advisor to the Japanese archery Club, is keen to recruit Minato, along with his childhood mates Seiya Takehaya and Ryohei Yamanouchi. Ryohei convinces the reluctant Minato to attend the Club’s orientation, the place he moreover meets Kaito Onogi and Nanao Kisaragi.
Singling Minato out, Mr. Tommy introduces him as a unusual Japanese archery experience and asks him to show in entrance of everyone. However, Minato’s arrow fails to hit the mark because of he is suffering from a extreme state of affairs…
Minato, Seiya, Ryohei, Nanao and Kaito.
Japanese archery brings them collectively. What will they attain as they battle through their beautiful, however “bitter” youth?

The anime relies on Kotoko Ayano‘s novel of the an identical title.

Source: Kyoto Animation‘s YouTube channel, Comic Natalie