The second part of Free! The Final Stroke will premiere on April 22 – Ramen Para Dos

The second part of Free! The Final Stroke will premiere on April 22

From the official page of the franchise Free the second promotional video of the second film from Free! The Final Stroke. This project will be divided into two films that put the final clasp to the history. The first movie premiered in Japanese theaters on September, 17th, and the Monday the next one will be released April 22, 2022.

Kyoto Animation announced this new project in August 2019, but its production and premiere had to be delayed for different reasons, including the serious arson in the study in July 2019. However, the delay was not a loss for the franchise. In the first week premiere of the footage, it was positioned as third in the box office ranking. In your first month raised 543,136,940 yen, in exchange for more than 4 million euros. In addition, it has already been confirmed that the version in Blu-Ray and DVD will go on sale next April 20, two days before the premiere of the second part in theaters.

Regarding the team and voice cast, it has already been confirmed that it will be, once again, all original cast. The anime of Free! It has three seasons for television. The first of them, entitled Free! – Iwatobi Swim Club, premiered in September 2013 and ended with a total of 13 episodes. A year later, the Japanese studio brought back the animated series with a second season, titled Free! Eternal Summer and 13 episodes.

In addition to the animated series, an OVA and a movie were released in 2015, the latter titled High Speed! – Free! Starting Days. Finally, Free!: Dive to the Future began its broadcast in ABC, Tokyo MX, VAT, BS11 Y AT-X on July 11, 2018 and ended with 12 episodes. The last adaptation of the franchise was the film Free! ~Road to the World~ Yume, released in Summer 2019. This was a “re-adaptation” of the Free! Dive to the Future, which served as a bridge to the new movie. In Crunchyroll can be found all seasons of the franchise in VOSE.

The story revolves around Haruka Nanase, a boy who has always liked to submerge in water and swim. Before graduating from elementary school, he participated in a swimming tournament alongside his fellow club members: Rin Matsuoka, Makoto Tachibana, and Nagisa Hazuki. After achieving victory, each of the boys went their own way.

Time has passed and after years without seeing each other, his friend Rin, who went abroad and now has returned, challenges Haruka to a swimming competition to show him how much he has improved over the years. Haruka doesn’t intend for that to end there, so she gathers Makoto and Nagisa, her old classmates from the elementary swim club that Rin also belonged to, and a new member named Rei Ryugazaki to form the Iwatobi High School Swim Club in order to beat Rin and her new team from a rival high school.

Fountain: ANN