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Free! – Iwatobi Swim Club Splashes Down in Saitama Next August for 10th Anniversary Event

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Following the release of its theatrical conclusion earlier this year, the ripples from the decade-long Free! – Iwatobi Swim Club franchise will still be felt next year at a 10th-anniversary event that was just announced for August 13, 2023 at Saitama Super Arena, starring voice actors Nobunaga Shimazaki (Haruka), Tatsuhisa Suzuki (Makoto), Mamoru Miyano (Rin), Tsubasa Yonaga (Nagisa) and Daisuke Hirakawa (Rei).


A priority access ticket to the event will be included in the physical disc release of Free!–the Final Stroke– The Second Volume that is set to go on sale on April 5, 2023.


Free!–the Final Stroke– The Second Volume Climax Visual

Free!–the Final Stroke– The Second Volume Climax Visual



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Directed by Hiroko Utsumi (SK8 the Infinity) at Kyoto Animation, the first season of Free! – Iwatobi Swim Club premiered on June 26, 2013, and was eventually proceeded by two more seasons and multiple films that included an adaptation of the High☆Speed! prequel novels.


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Nanase Haruka loved to be in the water – loved swimming. In elementary school, Nanase Haruka, Tachibana Makoto, Matsuoka Rin, and Hazuki Nagisa attended the same swimming class together.


Time passed, and as Haruka was living an uneventful high school life, he suddenly encountered Rin again. Rin challenged Haruka to a race and showed him how much stronger he had become.


Soon enough, Makoto and Nagisa also rejoined the group, and along with a new classmate, Ryugazaki Rei, they established the Iwatobi High School Swimming Club.


Source: Comic Natalie



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