Kyoto Animation announced that the Tsurune anime film will debut in 2022 in theatres in Japan. A teaser video is also revealed in coincidence with the announcement.
Tsurune is originally a Japanese light novel series written by Kotoko Ayano, with illustrations by Chinatsu Morimoto. The first novel won a Special Judge Award in the Kyoto Animation Award competition in 2016, and Kyoto Animation later published it in December of that year.
A TV anime adaptation by Kyoto Animation premiered on October 22, 2018. The story centers on Minato Narumiya, who used to be a key player of the kyūdō club in his middle school until a certain incident in his last tournament caused him to quit archery.
When he attends high school, his childhood friends Seiya Takehaya and Ryōhei Yamanouchi try to rope him into joining the high school’s kyūdō club again, but he refuses. However, an encounter with a mysterious man at an archery range in a forest inspires Minato to take up archery once more. Minato joins the Kazemai High School Kyūdō Club and along with his old friends and new teammates, Nanao Kisaragi and Kaito Onogi, aim for winning the prefectural tournament.