The site for the High ☆ Speed! - Free! Starting Days - anime movie has published a list of the staff for the feature set to open December 5th, 2015. Rather than Hiroko Utsumi, Yasuhiro Takemoto, the long time Kyoto Animation director who recently helmed Amagi Brilliant Park, is in charge of the project based on the novel that inspired the Free! sexy swimming TV anime. Kyoto Animation gets production credits without Animation Do.
The 7th DVD/Blu-ray disc of the Free!-Eternal Summer- TV anime contains its last 13th episode with an extra episode which has not been broadcasted on the TV. Kyoto Animation's official YouTube channel today posted a 80-second preview for the episode featuring a water gun game at the school festival. Check the clip after the jump.
Fresh off his appearance performing with Katy Perry at the Superbowl half time show, Free!'s Rin Matsuoka made it back in time to celebrate his February 2nd birthday. Haruka voice actor Nobunaga Shimazaki sent his sharky well wishes, as do plenty of fans. Get a look after the jump.
Vic Mignogna, the English voice of Edward Elric (Fullmetal Alchemist), Tamaki Suou (Ouran High School Host Club), Zero Kiryu (Vampire Knight), Fai D. Flowright (Tsubasa) and Karoku (Karneval), is already recording Free! -Eternal Summer- and enjoying some notoriety as local dub voice of Rin. To celebrate, he's posted a bit of cosplay. Get a look after the jump.
Anime Store B☆Point opened on the first floor of the P'Parco mall annex in Ikebukuro, Tokyo, in the past September when the building was re-modelled. Its current featured anime title is Free!, Kyoto Animation's original high school swimming club themed series. Check the photo report of the shop after the jump.