On your marks, get set, go forth to a new compilation!
Earlier today, the official Free! anime website updated with a promotional video for upcoming film Free! Take Your Marks. The 30-second trailer features a brief look at the film in action, as actors Hiroshi Yanaka and Satsuki Yukinogo go over the major story beats.
A visual for the feature was also unveiled, which you can check out below:
Free! Take Your Marks will hit Japanese theaters on October 28. The feature is the second of two planned compilation movies, which will cover the following episodes:
- Unmei no Choice! (The Choice of Destiny!)
- Hitou no Cooling Down! (Cooling Down at The Secret Hot Spring!)
- Yakusoku no Butterfly! (Butterfly of The Promise!)
- Tabidachi no Eternal Blue! (Eternal Blue of The Departure!)
Eisaku Kawanami was tapped to direct the films at Animation Do and Kyoto Animation, with Futoshi Nishiya (Free! – Iwatobi Swim Club, Nichijou – My Ordinary Life) providing character designs. Masahiro Yokotani (Free! – Iwatobi Swim Club, The Devil is a Part-Timer!) is in charge of the films’ scripts.
Other confirmed crew members include:
- Music: Tatsuya Katou
- Character Design: Futoshi Nishiya
- Art Director: Joji Unoguchi
- 3D Director: Yuji Shibata
- Sound Director: Yota Tsuruoka
- Director of Photography: Kazuya Takao
- Color setting: Yuka Yoneda
- Prop Design: Seiichi Akitake
Style Five opens opening theme song Free-Style Spirit.
The confirmed voice cast includes:
- Haruka Nanase: Nobunaga Shimazaki
- Makoto Tachibana: Tatsuhisa Suzuki
- Nagisa Hazuki: Tsubasa Yonaga
- Rei Ryugazaki: Daisuke Hirakawa
- Rin Matsuoka: Mamoru Miyano
- Sosuke Yamazaki: Yoshimasa Hosoya
- Aiichiro Nitori: Kouki Miyata
- Momotaro Mikoshiba: Kenichi Suzumura
- Asahi Shiina: Toshiyuki Toyonaga
- Ikuya Kirishima: Kouki Uchiyama
Source: MoCa News