‘Tsurune: The First Shot’ Anime Film Debuting In The United States

Sentai Filmworks and HiDive are bringing the anime sports film ‘Tsurune: The First Shot’ from Kyoto Animation to the United States for a limited theatrical run. The movie is a spin-off set in between the archery anime ‘Tsurune’ and its sequel series ‘Tsurune: The Linking Shot.”

“Don’t miss the gorgeous film from Kyoto Animation only in theaters,” HiDive said on their website. “Sentai and HIDIVE are proud to present Tsurune the Movie: The First Shot in theaters on April 9 & 10, 2023 for a limited-time, special engagement. Minato Narumiya, along with his friends in the school kyudo club, return for this motion picture event.”

The movie is directed by Takuya Yamamura who co-wrote the script with Michiko Yokote. It has its premiere in Japan on August 19, 2022. Masaru Yokoyama scored the movie.

The voice cast for the film includes:

  • Minato Narumiya voiced by Yuto Uemura
  • Masaki Takigawa voiced by Shintarō Asanuma
  • Seiya Takehaya voiced by Aoi Ichikawa
  • Ryouhei Yamanouchi voiced by Ryōta Suzuki
  • Nanao Kisaragi voiced by Shōgo Yano
  • Kaito Onogi voiced by Kaito Ishikawa
  • Shuu Fujiwara voiced by Kensho Ono

You can watch the trailer below:

Otaku USA describes the synopsis as follows,

“When Narumiya Minato joins Prefectural Kazemai High School, he is quickly invited to join the archery club by the club’s advisor, Tommy-sensei. His childhood friends Takehaya Seiya and Yamanouchi Ryohei swiftly agree to join, but Minato is hesitant at first. Because Minato is the rare student with experience in archery, Tommy-sensei orders him to give a demonstration, which Minato does… except his arrow doesn’t hit the target. It is revealed that Minato has developed a terrible dysfunction regarding archery.”

The ‘Tsurune’ anime and film are based on a series of light novels written by Kotoko Ayano and illustrated by Chinatsu Morimoto. It has been published by KA Esuma Bunko since 2016.

ClownfishTV.com strives to be an apolitical, balanced and based pop culture news outlet. However, our contributors are entitled to their individual opinions. Author opinions expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect the views of our video hosts, other site contributors, site editors, affiliates, sponsors or advertisers. This website contains affiliate links to products. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. We disclaim products or services we have received for review purposes, as well as sponsored posts.

Discover a hidden easter egg

Jacob Airey
Jacob Aireyhttps://studiojakemedia.com/
Jacob Airey is an author, nerd, movie reviewer, and pop culture critic. He started this website in 2012 where he covers a vast variety of topics including film, TV, anime, and faith. He also hosts the YouTube vidcast StudioJake.

A word from our sponsor


read more


other articles

Close Subscribe Card