Tsurune: Kazemai Koukou Kyuudoubu
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Alternative Titles

Japanese: ツルネ ―風舞高校弓道部―

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 22, 2018 to Jan 21, 2019
Premiered: Fall 2018
Broadcast: Mondays at 00:10 (JST)
Studios: Kyoto Animation
Source: Light novel
Genres: SportsSports, DramaDrama, SchoolSchool
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 7.571 (scored by 2651426,514 users)
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Ranked: #13722
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Popularity: #1664
Members: 71,938
Favorites: 459
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Synopsis

"Tsurune"—It's the sound made by the bowstring when an arrow is released, and the sound that inspired Minato Narumiya to learn Kyuudo, a modern Japanese martial art focusing on archery. However, an incident during his last middle school tournament caused him to quit the sport.

But soon, many factors conspire to make Minato take up the bow once again: the start of a new Kyuudo club in his high school, a chance encounter with a mysterious archer, and the support of his childhood friends, Seiya Takehaya and Ryouhei Yamanouchi. Together with his childhood friends and his new teammates, Kaito Onogi and Nanao Kisaragi, Minato rekindles his love for Kyuudo and works with his team toward their aim of winning the prefectural tournament.

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Staff

Yamamura, Takuya
Director
Tsuruoka, Youta
Sound Director
Yamada, Naoko
Episode Director, Storyboard
Fujita, Haruka
Episode Director, Storyboard


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"Naru" by Luck Life

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"Orange Iro (オレンジ色)" by ChouCho



More reviewsReviews

Jan 20, 2019
Stark700 (All reviews)
Close your eyes and picture a moment in your life that really affected you. It could be anything like made you into the person you are today. As humans, we are bound to change in some ways or another throughout our lives. Especially in our teenage years, we can be easily influenced by others and events around us. I can safely say that without a shadow of a doubt, we have all experienced change in our lives some way or another. It’s called growing up.

Like most sports shows, competitors experiment with themselves to be the best they can be. Tsurune lives as an example read more
Jan 20, 2019
Karhu (All reviews)
'Tsurune' is the sound caused by (bow)string upon its release.

Tsurune: Kazemai Koukou Kyuudoubu follows bunch of bow-wielding school boys during their daily life / archery club activities because this is a show by KyoAni and they only make one show every 10 years that isn't related to school clubs.

This time we meet several students whose names are pretty much irrelevant, but they are basically downgraded version of KyoAni's other "cute boys do sports activities within club" series called 'Free' only this time around they don't have much character to show. One of them is smart and wears classes because he is smart. Another can sometimes read more
Jan 20, 2019
BackstageMage (All reviews)
Tsurune is weird.

It’s a Kyoani anime that wasn’t a cultural phenomenon, probably because it aired two weeks late and had to share the year with both Violet Evergarden and Free!, but let me say I enjoyed Tsurune the most out of all the Kyoani anime I’ve watched.

Why? Because Tsurune felt real.

There is drama, and there is a lot of it, it feels hectic, nothing gets solved right away and more problems pile up, and some people may have a problem with this but I like this part of Tsurune. Life is hectic, Tsurune just follows the example.

Along with drama Tsurune also has a lot read more
Jan 20, 2019
MScientist0 (All reviews)
In terms of sports anime, I would say that Tsurune is probably the most realistic of the bunch. That is to say, there isn't any super powers, or randomly shouting out the name of their secret techniques. It's all about the real struggles that people who practice archery, or any sport, have to experience and overcome. Overall, I would say that it did a great job at depicting this, but it certainly isn't going to provide you with much hype. If you're not into atmospheric slice of life type anime, then this entry, most likely isn't for you.

As previously the mentioned, the narrative that is read more

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