Asian movie distributor ODEX has teased the Southeast Asian launch of Free! – The Final Stroke – by altering their cowl picture to a key visible of the movie, with the phrases “Coming Quickly.” ODEX beforehand teased the discharge of Sword Art Online Progressive: Aria of a Starless Night and Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya Licht – Namae no Nai Shoujo (Destiny/kaleid liner Prisma Illya: Licht – Anonymous Woman) on this method as nicely.
Free! – The Remaining Stroke – is a two-part film series. The primary half, titled Free!-the Remaining Stroke- the primary quantity, sees its characters heading to Sydney, the place the champion Albert Volandel awaits them. It was launched in Japan on September 17, whereas the second half titled Free!–the Remaining Stroke– the second quantity will probably be launched on April 22, 2022. The primary ten minutes of the primary quantity was released by Kyoto Animation’s YouTube channel on October 1.
Free!-the Remaining Stroke- the primary quantity‘s employees consists of Eisaku Kawanami (Free! -Dive to the Future-) as director, story composer, and scriptwriter; Masahiro Yokotani (Re:Zero − Beginning Life in One other World Season 2) as co-scriptwriter, the late Futoshi Nishiya (Free! -Dive to the Future-, Liz and the Blue Hen) as character designer, and Kouhei Okamura (Free! -Dive to the Future- assistant chief animation director) and Miku Kadowaki (Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid S character designer) as chief animation administrators.
Different employees embrace Shingo Kasai (Free! -Dive to the Future-) as artwork director, Yuuka Yoneda (Violet Evergarden: The Film) as coloration designer, Kazuya Takaoka (Free! -Dive to the Future-) as images director, and Tatsuya Katou (Shōjo☆Kageki Revue Starlight film) as music composer.
In the meantime, the forged of Free!-the Remaining Stroke- the primary quantity consists of Nobunaga Shimazaki as Haruka Nanase, Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Makoto Tachibana, Mamoru Miyano as Rin Matsuoka, and Kouki Uchiyama as Ikuya Kirishima.
Different forged members embrace Yoshimasa Hosoya as Sosuke Yamazaki, Ryouhei Kimura as Hiyori Tono, Tsubasa Yonaga as Nagisa Hazuki, Daisuke Hirakawa as Rei Ryugazaki, Daisuke Ono as Kaede Kinjo, and Jeff Manning as Albert Volandel.
The Free! anime franchise, which is loosely primarily based on the sunshine novels by Kouji Ouji, started in 2013 underneath Kyoto Animation and consists of three TV sequence and a number of movies. KyoAni’s Osaka department Animation Do, which merged with its guardian firm in 2020, had a distinguished function within the manufacturing of a lot of the Free! installments.
Crunchyroll describes Free!‘s first season as:
Nanase Haruka cherished to be within the water – cherished swimming. In elementary college, Nanase Haruka, Tachibana Makoto, Matsuoka Rin, and Hazuki Nagisa attended the identical swimming class collectively. Time handed, and as Haruka was residing an uneventful highschool life, he abruptly encountered Rin once more. Rin challenged Haruka to a race and confirmed him how a lot stronger he had grow to be. Quickly sufficient, Makoto and Nagisa additionally rejoined the group, and together with a brand new classmate, Ryugazaki Rei, they established the Iwatobi Excessive College Swimming Membership.