Summer may be over, but the announcements for Free! merchandise do not seem to stop. Free! Half Dakimakura pre-orders have opened in Japan with images that include the Mikoshiba Captain and Nitori now posted for all to see! Movic has introduced Iwatobi SC merchandise for those who appreciate the boys. Is nothing really free these days? How about a free Free! pilgrimage map! Also, release dates for Nagisa and Rei's duet CD have been announced on the official site.
Free! Half Dakimakura 4980 yen each
Avaiable in late November
45cm x 90cm
Avaialble at 1to7, Animate Japan, Animega, Mandarake
via 1to7 official Twitter for size reference
Offcial Iwatobi Swimming Club jacket is also open for pre-order at Movic for 6090 yen
Available December 19th
The jacket will go perfectly with Iwatobi SC bag already available for 4725 yen.
If you are like Haruka, you may enjoy this. Iwatobi chan hoodie blanket available in December.
Japanese cosplay magazine COSMODE features Free! cosplayers on the cover of their November issue available now.
For once, actual free item from Free! is yours if you are in Japan. The free map of the Free! pilgrimage tour is available at the Kouchi x Tottori Manga Kingdom Meeting in Akiba event on October 14th in Japan.
As seen in anime, broiled squid and broiled mackerel sandwich will be served to promote Tottori food culture at the above event.
The Free! anime official site has also been updated with details on BD/DVD vol. 3. The included special booklet features Makoto and the double-sided sleeve jacket is Rin & Rei while Nagisa appears on the outside cover. Vol. 3 release date is November 6th, 7140 yen for BD and 6090 yen for DVD.
Last but not at least, Character Song Duet Series vol. 2, Nagisa & Rei will be released on January 15th, 2014. CD cover image not available yet.