Kyoto Animation started streaming a teaser trailer for the upcoming movie for its Tsurune (Tsurune: Kazemai Kōkō Kyūdō-bu) anime franchise on Tuesday. The video reveals that the movie is titled Gekijōban Tsurune: Hajimari no Issha (Tsurune The Movie: The Beginning Arrow), and it’ll open in Japan on August 19.


The video additionally confirms the movie’s employees. Takuya Yamamura is returning to direct the movie at Kyoto Animation. Yamamura can also be writing the script, with supervision by the tv anime’s scriptwriter Michiko Yokote. Miku Kadowaki is returning as character designer. Masaru Yokoyama (new Fruits Basket anime, Your Lie in April) is changing Harumi Fuuki because the composer.

The video additionally confirms returning solid members Yūto Uemura as Minato Narumiya and Shintarō Asanuma as Masaki Takigawa.

The tv anime premiered in Japan on the NHK-General channel in October 2018. Sentai Filmworks licensed the anime and streamed the collection on Crunchyroll and HIDIVE (with an English dub) because it aired in Japan. Sentai Filmworks launched the anime on residence video in January 2020. The launch included an authentic video anime, an unaired 14th episode.

Pony Canyon USA describes the present’s story:

The story opens with Minato Narumiya starting his freshman yr on the native Kazemai High School.
Mr. Tommy, advisor to the Japanese archery Club, is eager to recruit Minato, in addition to his childhood buddies Seiya Takehaya and Ryohei Yamanouchi. Ryohei convinces the reluctant Minato to attend the Club’s orientation, the place he additionally meets Kaito Onogi and Nanao Kisaragi.
Singling Minato out, Mr. Tommy introduces him as a uncommon Japanese archery expertise and asks him to exhibit in entrance of everybody. However, Minato’s arrow fails to hit the mark as a result of he’s bothered by a critical situation…
Minato, Seiya, Ryohei, Nanao and Kaito.
Japanese archery brings them collectively. What will they attain as they wrestle via their stunning, but “bitter” youth?

The anime is predicated on Kotoko Ayano‘s novel of the identical identify.

Source: Kyoto Animation‘s YouTube channel