Free! - Iwatobi Swim Club

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4.6
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  • 7 out of 11 people found this review helpful:
    Surprisingly great!!
    While some people might be turned off by the male fan-service, the first episode already delivers good character development, great and memorable moments and fantastic animation. I for one think it's great that women and gay males have a high budget show that caters to them, shows like K-ON! tend to only appeal to the stereotypical otaku/avid male anime viewer.
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  • 5 out of 7 people found this review helpful:
    Fan service like you've never seen before
    After watching the first episode of this anime, I'm in high hopes and is crossing my fingers for this to be another successful production by KyoAni. So far, the plot is nothing to look forward to since its mainly about a group of guys wanting to compete through swimming, but I will tell you this show is vastly different from other animes I've seen (so far). The amount of fan service this show ...
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    i'm a 24 year old female and this anime was a life changer.....
    I went into this anime with like, zero expectations. It seemed like it was really geared towards younger teen girls, which it definitely is but there's more to it that appeals to adults. I really only decided to watch it because it kept popping up on my tumblr dash over and over. Reading the synopsis I didn't think I'd make it past the first episode but I am SO glad I gave it a shot. It took me ...
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    For the Team! For the Future!
    Free! is such an exceptional anime! Upfront it may seem to be only fan service for ladies but in reality this show is so much more than that. It's gives us a moral and gives us a push in our daily lives. Free! tells us not to fear the future but to embrace it, it gives hope to people who are lost in what to do next. That's why this anime should be watched and given a chance. Every ...
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    This Show Makes Me Want More
    I love this show! I may always start like this but for the show that I do, I really enjoy them that much.I have tried and tried again to be really good at swimming but it isn't my cup of tea. I love the anticipation of the races, the evolving plot, and the extensive characters. It makes swimming really excitable.

    I recommend this show to anyone who loves excitement and MUSCLES! (LOL)
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    It's just a tier above an anime-to-kill-time-for category
    Free certainly has it's charming moments and can be pretty heartwarming. And when it's funny, it's funny.

    I get that the fan service is what really makes it so popular, but to the creators' credit, they seem to be completely aware of having a show where most of the cast is usually topless and wet, and they take full advantage of that. It's also pretty refreshing to see the male ...
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    So much friendship, so much heartbreak!
    I was excited when I saw the first previews of the first season. I recommend this anime to anyone and everyone. It has so much humor, it will make you smile, cry, laugh, ache, and feel every emotion in between. The characters are loveable, and the antagonists were even hard to hate. This isn't just a show for girls to look at nice swimmer bodies, everyone needs to watch this anime. It has so much ...
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Men Swimming is the best thing
    Men Swimming bro, what more do you want?

    Dis some sexy stuff right here, better get yo booty over here and watch.

    Although, in all seriousness, this anime is basically an every day Moe anime, but everything is reversed. Watching grown, muscular, men swimming is something that anyone would enjoy. Unless you're so afraid of questioning your sexuality, I suggest you watch this. Seeing as this ...
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    best sports anime!!!
    this is YAOI FREEE. super good, and lots of boys like it to! I SUGGEST TO WATCH IT. this anime will make you cry, laugh (mostly), and addicted. The characters are just wonderful, and the story plot. such a beautiful expirence. The art style is well done too.
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Five Stars! Amazing!!!!!!
    Amazing story, loved it, no shame in loving the show and being a guy.
    Awesome artwork, beautiful water animation, great story, I'm sorry I judged before watching. I'd recommend this series to my friends, but idk if they'd go for it, but I'll definitely try
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