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Monday, May 7, 2018

Free! Dive to the Future: Anime Reveals Cast, Staff and teaser video


Kyoto Animation has posted a teaser for the anime Free! Dive to the Future, which will be the new television series of the franchise. The video reveals the team, cast, main theme and confirms its release for the next month of July. The study tells us that this series will be a new chapter dedicated to life as university students of the protagonists.


In this new series Haruka, who teaches at a university in Tokyo, is reunited with Asahi and recalls his time in high school, including Ikuya. Makoto tries hard to pursue his new dream while in Tokyo with Haruka. Rin has an unexpected encounter in Sydney. While everyone is waiting for their new futures, what will they see before them? Would you rather face the past that you left behind?

In the cast they will return:


Nobunaga Shimazaki as Haruka Nanase



Mamoru Miyano as Rin Matsuoka



Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Makoto Tachibana



Toshiyuki Toyonaga as Asahi Shiina



Kouki Uchiyama as Ikuya Kirishima

Eisaku Kawanami, who was responsible for the storyboards and director of episodes in the first two television series, and director of the latest films, will be the director of this new series under Kyoto Animation and Animation DO. Masahiro Yokotani will return to supervise the scripts, while Futoshi Nishiya will regain his role as character designer and chief animation director. Tatsuya Kato will also return as a musical composer.

Other members of the team that will return for the occasion are:

Art direction: Shingo Kasai
3D Art: Joji Unoguchi
Color design: Yuka Yoneda
Design of backgrounds: Seiichi Akitake
Direction of photography: Kazuya Takao
Direction of 3D: Yuji Shibata
Sound management: Yota Tsuruoka
Sound production: Lantis

OLDCODEX will be responsible for interpreting the opening of the series with "Heading to Over".

The anime will be broadcast like this in July via ABC TV, Tokyo MX 1, TV Aichi and BS-11.

The first episode of the series can be seen in an event to be held on June 23 and in which the unpublished "episode 0" of the franchise will also be screened.

An anime ad can also be viewed online. From Kyoto Animation have hung the announcement of what will be the new television series of the Free! Animated franchise. This video is the same one that could be seen via the Sony Vision screen of Shibuya last October, when Kyoto Animation announced for the first time this series, which we remember, will be released in summer.


The first series of the franchise premiered in July 2013, followed by the second in July 2014 as Free! Eternal Summer and the prequel movie High Speed! -Free! Starting Days- in December of 2015. In April of 2017 a first compilation film was released with Free! -Timeless Medley- Kizuna, following the second, Free! -Timeless Medley- Yakusoku in July of the same year. In October it was released in Japanese theaters Free! -Take You Marks-, a sequel movie of the compilations.