The Kyoto Animation studies published a second advance, a new promotional image and the information of the main musical theme of the first film of the new film project of the FREE!, Titled Free!: The Final Stroke. The video shows the anticipated Haruka trip to the Sydney Championship.
The main musical theme will be interpreted by Oldcodex and "Heading to Over - Version: Free -" will be titled. As its name suggests, it is a remake of the opening topic of the third season of the animation project, and will be released on CD next September 15. On the other hand, the first film film will be released at Japanese cinemas on September 17, 2021, while the second is scheduled for April 22, 2022. Since its ad, the project description indicated that it is the end of the franchise in general.
The franchise is based on a series of light novels written by Kouji Ouji, who received an honorable mention in the second Kyoto Animation Awards, carried out in 2011, and that were published in July 2013. The first season of twelve episodes premiered In July 2013, followed by a second season of thirteen episodes in July 2014 and a third season of twelve episodes in July 2018.
All seasons have been produced by Kyoto Animation studios, however, the first two were directed by Hiroko Utsumi, while the third by Eisaku Kawanami. The next franchise film was scheduled to be released in the year 2020, in parallel with the realization of the Olympic Games of Tokyo 2020. However, the Covid-19 pandemic delayed both events.
Haruka Nanase loves the water and is passionate about swimming. In elementary school, she competed and won a relay career with her three friends of her Rin Matsuoka, Nagisa Hazuki and Makoto Tachibana. After claiming victory in the tournament, the four friends took separate paths. Years later, they are reunited as high school students; However, Rin could not care less to be as things used to be. Not only attends a different school, but the only important thing for him is to show that he is a better swimmer than Haruka. After the bitter meeting, Haruka, Nagisa and Makoto decide to form the Swimming Club of Iwatobi High School, but they will need a Fourth member if you expect to participate in the next tournament. Rei Ryuugazaki enters a former member of the athletics team to whom Nagisa recruits. As time to compete, the four develop a narrow bond while training intensely to get victorious and resolve things between Haruka and Rin once and for all.
Source: Comic Natalie
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