-Kyoto Animation began streaming a promotional video on Monday for its planned anime film in the Tsurune (Tsurune: Kazemai Kōkō Kyūdō-bu) anime franchise. The video reveals that the film will open in Japan in 2022, and also lists Takuya Yamamura as the returning director at Kyoto Animation. Kyoto Animation stated it will reveal more details about the film at a later date.
The story opens with Minato Narumiya beginning his freshman year at the local Kazemai High School. Mr. Tommy, advisor to the Japanese archery Club, is keen to recruit Minato, as well as his childhood friends Seiya Takehaya and Ryohei Yamanouchi. Ryohei convinces the reluctant Minato to attend the Club’s orientation, where he also meets Kaito Onogi and Nanao Kisaragi. Singling Minato out, Mr. Tommy introduces him as a rare Japanese arche
Singling Minato out, Mr. Tommy introduces him as a rare Japanese archery talent and asks him to demonstrate in front of everyone. However, Minato’s arrow fails to hit the mark because he is afflicted by a serious condition… Minato, Seiya, Ryohei, Nanao and Kaito. Japanese archery brings them together. What will they attain as they struggle through their beautiful, yet “bitter” youth?