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Free! Eternal Summer

Free!: Eternal Summer

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Even though it has been a year since the Iwatobi High School Swim Club has been created, new members have yet to join the club. Now that Haruka Nanase and Makoto Tachibana are senior students, along with their younger friends Nagisa Hazuki and Rei Ryuugazaki, they have to find a way to attract new members. If not, the club will be forced to close the following year due to a lack of membership. Meanwhile, with impending graduation, it is also time for the seniors to decide their plans for the future. Unlike their friend Rin Matsuoka, the new captain of Samezuka Academy Swim Club who is determined to fulfill his dream of being a professional swimmer, Haruka and Makoto are unsure about what career path they want to take. Further problems arise when an old friend of Rin's, Sousuke Yamazaki, comes to the city to study at Samezuka Academy; the recently scouted swimmer's arrival causes tension in the relationship among him, Rin, and Haruka.

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Information

English: Free! – Eternal Summer
Japanese: Free!-Eternal Summer-
Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 3, 2014 to Sep 25, 2014
Premiered: Summer 2014
Broadcast: Thursdays at 00:00 (JST)
Producers: Lantis, Iwatobi High School Swimming Club, Asahi Broadcasting
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Kyoto Animation, Animation Do
Source: Original
Genres: Slice of Life, Comedy, Sports, Drama, School
Duration: 24 min per ep
Rating: PG-13 – Teens 13 or older
Resolution: 720p, 1080p
Type: BD, Dual Audio

Staff

Hiroko Utsumi – Director
Youta Tsuruoka – Sound Director
Haruka Fujita – Episode Director, Key Animation
Eisaku Kawanami – Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation
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Theme Songs

OP1: “Dried Up Youthful Fame” by OLDCODEX (eps 1- 12)
ED1: “FUTURE FISH” by STYLE FIVE (Nobunaga Shimazaki, Tatsuhisa Suzuki, Mamoru Miyano, Tsubasa Yonaga, Daisuke Hirakawa) (eps 1-12)
ED2: “Clear Blue Departure” by Haruka Nanase (Nobunaga Shimazaki), Makoto Tachibana (Tatsuhisa Suzuki), Nagisa Hazuki (Tsubasa Yonaga), Rei Ryuugazaki (Daisuke Hirakawa), Rin Matsuoka (Mamoru Miyano), Sousuke Yamazaki (YoshimasaHosoya), Aiichirou Nitori (Kouki Miyata), Momotarou Mikoshiba (Kenichi Suzumura) (ep 13)

Episode List

01: Stormy Dive-Dash!
02: Stroke of an Unexpected Meeting!
03: The Butterfly of Farewell!
04: The Promise’s Somersault Turn!
05: A Resolution’s Heads-Up!
06: Invincible Prime!
07: The Crouching Start of Vindication!
08: The Locomotive of a Twist!
09: Forming of a Slump!
10: The Six-Beat Kick of Tears!
11: The Open Turn of Destiny!
12: A Swim-Off in a Foreign Land!
13: The Eternal Summer of Beginnings!

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Innovade

I want to have angry sex with Sousuke.

Raiku

I also watched this one for the ”plot”.

Garbage

1% Viewers: Come for swimming and plot |
99% Viewers: Come for muscles, men, and power of friendship (also *cough* Haru *cough*)

Wolfgirl209

Great animation, touching plot would recommend

Aerythrin

Guilty pleasure. Can get a touch melodramatic, but the characters are endearing and it’s so, so, so very pretty.

puddingholic

So wholesome~ * u *

Punchback

Id never thought watching highly detailed muscular teens would be so entertaining. I swear im not gay

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