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Asahi Shiina
Asahi Dive to the Future
Kanji 椎名 旭
Rōmaji Shiina Asahi
Also known as Asa-Chan (by Nagisa)
Description
Gender Male
Sign Aries
Birthday April 18th
Age 12-13 (High☆Speed! Vol. 2)

19 (Free!-Dive to the Future-)

Height 155 cm (5'1") (High☆Speed!)

179 cm (5'10") (-Dive to the Future-)

Weight 48kg (High☆Speed!)

69kg (Free!-Take Your Marks-)

Professional Status
Occupation

University Student

Education Hidaka University

Kazami High School (former)
Unnamed Kyushu Junior High School (former)
Iwatobi Junior High School (former)

Clubs Hidaka University Swim Club

Kazami High School Swim Club (former)
Unnamed Kyushi Junior High School Swim Club (former)
Iwatobi Jr High School Swim Club (former)

Position

Captain
(Kazami High School Swim Club; former)

Swim Style

Butterfly (specialty)
Freestyle

Events 4x100m medley relay

100m freestyle

Personal Status
Relatives Sohei Shiina (father)

Akane Kurimiya (older sister)
Kon Kurimiya (brother-in-law)
Tsukushi Kurimiya (nephew)

Debut
Anime High☆Speed!-Free! Starting Days-(movie)

Episode 26 (anime)

Light Novel Volume 2
Voice Actors
Japanese Toshiyuki Toyonaga
English Christopher Llewyn Ramirez


Asahi Shiina (椎名 旭 Shiina Asahi) is one of the main characters in the movie High☆Speed!-Free! Starting Days- and Free!'s third season, Free!-Dive to the Future-.[1] He is also a minor character in the light novel High☆Speed! He is currently a student at Hidaka University where he is a member of the swim club alongside Haruka Nanase.

Appearance

Asahi is a slightly taller than average young man with a toned figure, messy red hair and pinkish eyes.

Personality

Asahi possesses a bright personality and a vibrant spirit. He is articulate and energetic in both words and actions, always ready to push his luck, a fact that often makes him quite comical. In -Free! Starting Days- he is determined to recruit Makoto Tachibana and Haruka Nanase into the junior high school swimming club after learning that they used to be part of their community's swimming club while in elementary school. He is also the one who goads Ikuya Kirishima into joining despite his negativity. He enjoys competition and works hard to achieve success. While seeking books about self-improvement in the Iwatobi library, he inadvertently meets Rei Ryugazaki who offers advice. When facing challenges in sport, Asahi repeats saying "I am a genius" out loud to himself as motivation. This continues into university where Ikuya teases him about it.

History

Asahi always wanted to become the captain of the swimming club and in Free!-Timeless Medley- the Promise, Ahe is shown to be the Captain of Kazami High School's Swim Club.

Story

Main article: Asahi Shiina/Story

Relationships

Main article: Asahi Shiina/Relationships

Creation and Conception


Trivia

  • Being born on the 18th April means Asahi is considered a cusp sign, meaning his personality could contain traits found in either Aries the Ram or Taurus the Bull, but more likely Aries given the distance from the full change of sign from Aries to Taurus.
  • His motif animal is a ribbon seal.[2]

References

  1. High☆Speed! Official Website
  2. Free!-Dive to the Future- Starter Book Character Profile (translated by donamoeba on Tumblr


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