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Overview


Free!-Dive to the Future-
Free! Dive to the Future
Kanji フリー!飛び込め、未来へ!
Rōmaji Fūri! Tobikome, mirai e!
Genre Sport
Anime
Director Eisaku Kawanami
Script Masahiro Yokotani
Character Design Futoshi Nishiya
Music Tatsuya Kato
Licensor Madman Entertainment
Funimation
Anime Limited
Studio Kyoto Animation
Animation DO
Network ABC
Tokyo MX1
TV Aichi
BS11
AT-X
Original Run July 11, 2018 - September 26, 2018
Episodes 12


Free!-Dive to the Future- is the third season of the Japanese anime television series Free! directed by Eisaku Kawanami and produced by Kyoto Animation and Animation Do. The season aired in Japan from July 11 to September 26 in 2018. The opening theme for this season is "Heading to Over" by OLDCODEX and the ending theme is "GOLD EVOLUTION" by STYLE FIVE. that premiered on July 11, 2018.

Plot (Season Three)

Haruka, who is attending college in Tokyo, meets Asahi again and recalls his memories from his middle school years, including a promise he made to Ikuya. Makoto is working toward a new dream while also studying in Tokyo. Rin meets Natsuya in Sydney and everyone comes together at the All-Japan Invitational to determine who moves on to global competition.

Series Overview

Free! (フリー! Furī!) is a Japanese anime television series produced by [Kyoto Animation and Animation Do. The anime is a sequel to the light novel, High☆Speed!, written by Kouji Ohji, which received an Honorable Mention in the second Kyoto Animation Award contest in 2011 and was published in July 2013. Season One, titled Free!-Iwatobi Swim Club- for international distribution, aired in Japan in 2013 with Season Two, titled Free!-Eternal Summer-, airing in 2014. A third season of the anime series titled Free!-Dive to the Future- aired in 2018. Hiroko Utsumi directed the first two seasons, while Season Three was directed by Eisaku Kawanami.

An animated film adapting the second volume of the light novel High☆Speed!-Free! Starting Days- was released in December 2015. It was directed by Yasuhiro Takemoto. A film trilogy was released in 2017 with the first two films being compilations of the anime series up until that point. The first film was titled Free!-Timeless Medley- the Bond and highlighted the friendship between Haruka Nanase and Makoto Tachibana. The second film was titled Free!-Timeless Medley- the Promise and highlighted the friendship between Rin Matsuoka and Sosuke Yamazaki. The third film in the trilogy titled Free!-Take Your Marks- presented a quartet of brand new stories featuring the ensemble cast. A compilation film encompassing the third season, titled Free!-Road to the World- the Dream, debuted in July 2019. A film slated for release in 2020[1] has been postponed until further notice.

Characters

Main Characters

Secondary Characters

List of Episodes

No. Title Air Date Image


Production Staff

Original: 「High☆Speed!」 Kouji Ohji
Director: Yasuhiro Takemoto
Script, Series Composition: Masahiro Yokotani
Character Design: Futoshi Nishiya
Art Director: Shingo Kasai
3D Art: Joji Unoguchi
Color Design: Yūka Yoneda
Prop Design: Seiichi Akitake
Director of Photography: Kazuya Takao
3D Director: Yuji Shibata
Sound Director: Yota Tsuruoka
Music: Tatsuya Kato
Musical Production: Lantis
Studio: Kyoto Animation, Animation DO
Production: Iwatobi High School Swimming Club

Broadcasting

TV

ABC: 11 July 2018, 26:43 (12 July 2018, 02:43)
TOKYO MX: 11 July 2018, 24:00 (12 July 2018, 00:00)
TV Aichi: 11 July 2018, 26:05 (12 July 2018, 02:05)
BS11: 11 July 2018, 24:00 (12 July 2018, 00:00)
AT-X: 13 July 2018, 24:30 (14 July 2018, 00:30)

Online Streaming

AbemaTV: 12 July 2018, 23:30
dAnimestore: 14 July 2018, 23:00
Nico Nico Live Broadcasting: 14 July 2018, 23:00
Nico Nico Channel: 14 July 2018, 23:30
au VideoPass: 14 July 2018, 24:00
milplus: 14 July 2018, 24:00
J:COM On Demand Mega Pack: 14 July 2018, 24:00
GYAO: 16 July 2018, 23:00
NTT plala: 16 July 2018, 23:00
U-NEXT: 17 July 2018, 12:00
Anime Hodai: 17 July 2018, 12:00

※The dates and times are in accordance with Japanese time zone.

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