Kyoto Animation has released a second trailer for the first part of free ! final stroke This morning. The film will hit Japanese theaters on September 22 22 Complimentary! The penultimate release before Part Two premieres on April 22.
Both films will be released in Japan under the same name. Although there is no US release date yet, we can expect the films to arrive in the US with English subtitles given the series’ popularity. All three previous seasons, two original films, and several other recap films have all featured a recurring cast of English voice actors over the years.
What’s free! Final stroke?
free ! final stroke It is loosely based on Koji Oji’s light novel series High speed!. The series follows the boys from the Iwatobi Swim Club as they compete regionally and nationally against friends and competitors. The third season saw most of the main cast enter college and struggle to make it onto the world stage.
The new movie will likely be released immediately after that, given that the show ended during the countdown to a high stakes race.
Kyoto Animation and Animation DO share credits for each franchise release. Animation DO is a subsidiary studio created in 2000 to help Kyoto Animation, and the smaller studio located in Osaka has performed a similar role as an entrepreneur to its parent company. This will be the studio’s first release since the studio was acquired by Kyoto Animation in 2020.
free! The Final Stroke was originally announced in January 2019 with a summer 2020 release date. In the wake of the July 2019 arson attack, Kyoto Animation announced that the film would be delayed. While we don’t know how the pandemic has affected the studio, Kyoto Animation finally provided an update to the project in April of this year, surprising us by announcing two release dates.
Anime News Network translation details Other ads details. A remake of the third season of OLDCODEX OP, titled “Heading to Over – Version: Free”, will serve as the theme of the film. OLDCODEX is the rock band of voice actor Tatsuhisa Suzuki; Suzuki plays Makoto Tachibana in the series. The ad also details some of the instruments that fans will be getting from Japanese theaters.
Fans can watch an unofficial translation of the trailer on ANIME USAK’s YouTube channel.
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