Dip yourself into a light novel-based sports anime Tsurune: The Linking Shot. As of now, no review has been shared for Tsurune: The Linking Shot yet but according to MAL ratings it has got 7 stars making it a decent anime to watch the ratings are not reliable because there many episodes to be released yet.
But if you try watching the first episode the warmth and beautiful artwork will draw you in. You will find yourself watching more and more as you witness the beauty of Kyudo through anime. For Tsurune: The Linking Shot lovers we have shared the episode guide below which will help you to schedule your day so that you can catch the episode on time.
Tsurune: The Linking Shot Plot
Tsurune: The Linking Shot is an anime adaptation of Tsurune – a light novel series written and illustrated by Chinatsu Morimoto. The first novel bagged the special Judge award in the Kyoto Animation Award in 2016 and got published later in December that year.
Tsurune: The Linking Shot is the second season and it’s recommended to watch the first season before watching Tsurune: The Linking Shot. The first season was released in October 2018 and the second season is ongoing in 2023.
In Tsurune: The Linking Shot the plot will not just revolve around one single character but will cover other members’ stories as well. Minato Narumia who practiced Kyudo since middle school quit archery due to a significant incident in his last tournament.
After attending high school he comes to meet his childhood friends Seiya Takehaya and Ryōhei Yamanouchi who try to convince Minato to join them in High School’s Kyudo club again. Then he meets Minato and others leading him to his passion once again.
Tsurune: The Linking Shot is the second season which covers the part after Minato joins the club and starts practicing with others. As the story progresses we keep getting glimpses of Minato’s and other characters’ pasts. The season will most likely cover the character’s past and their growth to win the tournament in the future.
Tsurune: The Linking Shot Episode Release Dates
The release dates for Tsurune: The Linking Shot anime are shared below. The episodes are aired every Thursday in Japan and Friday in other places, depending on the region. So make sure to match dates with your location as well.
- Episode 1 – Summer Calls Thursday, Jan 05, 2023
- Episode 2 – All in the Mind Thursday, Jan 12, 2023
- Episode 3 – Winds of a Brewing Storm Jan 19, 2023
- Episode 4 – Broken Tempo Thursday, Jan 26, 2023
- Episode 5 – Push and Pull Thursday, Feb 02, 2023
- Episode 6 – Taking Shape TBA Thursday, Feb 9, 2023
- Episode 7 – Unwavering Spirit Thursday, Feb 16, 2023
- Episode 8 – Trajectory Thursday, Feb 23, 2023
- Episode 9 – Bending Will Thursday, Mar 02, 2023
- Episode 10 – Draw of a New Dawn Thursday, Mar 09, 2023
- Episode 11 – TBA Thursday, Mar 16, 2023
- Episode 12 – TBA Thursday, Mar 23, 2023
Note: The mentioned dates are just presumed dates and have not been confirmed officially. They may be subject to changes, but if everything goes well, then, the schedule is least likely to deviate from the one shared with you.
Tsurune: The Linking Shot Episode Timings
The timetable for Tsurune: The Linking Shot has been shared with you, but make sure to tally the time with your location so that you do not miss the episode.
- Central Time, CT 11:30 AM CST
- Eastern Time, ET 6:30 AM EST
- India Standard Time, IST 5:00 PM IST
- Australian Central Time, ACT 10:00 PM ACDT
- Philippine Time, PHT 07:30 PMPHT
- Japan Standard Time, JST 08:30 PM JST
Where to Watch Tsurune: The Linking Shot?
Tsurune: The Linking Shot is available on Crunchyroll and you can also check it out in HIDIVE.
As far as season 2 goes, the pace is good; plus the CGI effects have been implemented creatively in the anime. The little lessons along with the importance of unity and friendships have been well portrayed throughout the episodes till now.
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