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The story revolves around Haruka Nanase, a boy who has always loved to be immersed in water, and to swim in it. Before graduating from elementary school, he participated in a swimming tournament along with his fellow swimming club members, Makoto Tachibana, Nagisa Hazuki, and Rin Matsuoka. After achieving victory, each of the boys went their separate ways. Time passed, and in the middle of their uneventful high school lives Rin appears and challenges Haruka to a match, showing Haruka his overwhelming power. Not wanting it to end like this, Haruka, gathers together Makoto and Nagisa once again and brings a new member named Rei Ryugazaki to create the Iwatobi High School Swimming Club in order to defeat Rin.

TitleFree!
Original Titleフリー!
First Air DateJuly 4th, 2013
Last Air DateSeptember 27th, 2018
GenresAnimation, Comedy, Drama
NetworkTokyo MX
Production CompanyKyoto Animation
ProducerShin'ichi Nakamura
Number of Seasons3 Seasons
Number of Episodes37 Episodes
Plot Keywordshigh school, friendship, sports, daily life, training, rivalry, slice of life, school, tournament, swimming, swimming club, school life, anime, fan service, school club, bishounen, swimming team
Nobunaga Shimazaki
Nobunaga Shimazaki
Haruka Nanase (voice)
Mamoru Miyano
Mamoru Miyano
Rin Matsuoka (voice)
Tatsuhisa Suzuki
Tatsuhisa Suzuki
Makoto Tachibana (voice)
Daisuke Hirakawa
Daisuke Hirakawa
Rei Ryuugazaki (voice)
Akeno Watanabe
Akeno Watanabe
Gou Matsuoka (voice)
Kenjirou Tsuda
Kenjirou Tsuda
Seijuurou Mikoshiba (voice)
Kōki Miyata
Kōki Miyata
Aiichirou Nitori (voice)
Satsuki Yukino
Satsuki Yukino
Miho Amakata (voice)
Hiroshi Yanaka
Hiroshi Yanaka
Gorou Sasabe (voice)
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