Written on the official site for the anime adaptation of the light novels by Kotoko Ayano and illustrated by Chinatsu Morimoto, Tsurune: Kazemai Koukou Kyuudoubu (Tsurune: Kazemai High School Kyuudou Club) a new trailer for the next feature film in the franchise has been released. The video maintains the Japan premiere scheduled for next August 19th and features a fragment of the main musical theme performed by happy life and titled "Hand".

Ayano and Morimoto began publishing the light novels via the imprint KA Esuma Bunko in December 2016. The publisher released the second volume in February 2018 and they are theoretically still in print. In addition, the work has already inspired a 12-episode anime adaptation, which was released in October 2018 and also produced by the studios. Kyoto animation.

production team

  • Takuya Yamamura (purple evergarden, Hibike! euphonium) was responsible for directing the anime at the studios Kyoto animation.
  • Michiko Yokote (Shirobakō, Kujira no Kora wa Sajō ni Utau, Karakai Jozu no Takagi-san) was responsible for writing and supervising the screenplays.
  • Miku Kadowaki (Kyoukai no Kanata, Amagi Brilliant Park, Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon) was responsible for the character design.
  • Harumi (Miss Hokusai, Piano no Mori) was responsible for composing the soundtrack.

Tsurune Summary: Kazemai Koukou Kyuudoubu

The story begins when Minato Narumiya starts high school. Archery Club advisor Mr. Tommy is willing to recruit Minato as well as his childhood friends Seiya Takehaya and Ryouhei Yamanouchi. Ryouhei convinces the reluctant Minato to attend the club's briefing, where he meets Kaito Onogi and Nanao Kisaragi. Mr. Tommy singles out Minato and introduces him as a rare Japanese archer talent and asks him to introduce himself to everyone. But Minato's arrow misses its target because he is afflicted with a serious illness... Minato, Seiya, Ryouhei, Nanao and Kaito. Archery brings them together, but what will they gain as they go through this beautiful but bitter time of youth?

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