News Kyoto Animation's Free! Swim Team Anime Promo Streamed
posted on 2013-04-26 10:00 EDT
Kyoto Animation streamed the promotional video for its July television anime Free! on Friday:
The main characters are the swim team from Iwatobi High School and their rival at another school:
Haruka Nanase, the freestyle swimmer (crawl) voiced by Nobunaga Shimazaki
Makoto Tachibana, the backstroke swimmer (Tatsuhisa Suzuki)
Hazuki Nagisa, the breaststroke swimmer (Tsubasa Yonaga)
Rei Ryugazaki, the freshman who joins the swim team (Daisuke Hirakawa)
Rin Matsuoka, the rival swimmer from Sametsuka Academy (Mamoru Miyano)
All of them except Rei were in the same swimming club during elementary school.
The group OLDCODEX is performing the opening theme "Rage on," while the five main characters (as voiced by their cast) sing the ending theme song.
The anime will not only air on ABC Asahi Broadcasting, Tokyo MX, TV Aichi, and BS11, but also stream on Niconico and ABC Dōga Club.