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  Rated: 7+ (TV-PG)2013 - Present3 Seasons,Returns: Jan. 1, 2020On:   

The story revolves around Haruka Nanase, a boy who has always loved to be immersed in water, and to swim in it. Before graduating from elementary school, he participated in a swimming tournament along with his fellow swimming club members, Makoto Tachibana, Nagisa Hazuki, and Rin Matsuoka. After achieving victory, each of the boys went their separate ways. Time passed, and in the middle of their uneventful high school lives Rin appears and challenges Haruka to a match, showing Haruka his overwhelming power. Not wanting it to end like this, Haruka, gathers together Makoto and Nagisa once again and brings a new member named Rei Ryugazaki to create the Iwatobi High School Swimming Club in order to defeat Rin.Free! featuring Nobunaga Shimazaki and Mamoru Miyano has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Crunchyroll, free on Crunchyroll, available for purchase on iTunes, and 4 others. It's an animation and anime show with 37 episodes over 3 seasons. Free! has a new episode airing on December 31st, 2019 (PST). It has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.5 (1,730 votes).

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37 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Crunchyroll).

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11 episodes (30%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Crunchyroll).

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#30 Ranked in TV on Crunchyroll

#55 Ranked in Sport TV

#205 Ranked in Anime TV

Free! has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.5 (1,730 votes). The show is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 Reunion at the Starting Block!

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Jul 3, 2013
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Reunion at the Starting Block! Jul 3, 2013 After spending their first year of high school in peace and quiet, Haruka and Makoto run into Nagisa, a new student who was a member at a swimming club with them when they were kids. That swimming club is being torn down, so the three of them sneak in to dig up a time capsule that they buried in the back, which is when they are reunited with Rin, the fourth member of their group who left to study abroad.

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Season 01, Episode 02 Memories in the Distance!

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Jul 10, 2013
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Memories in the Distance! Jul 10, 2013 Makoto and Nagisa watch with their breaths held as Haruka and Rin engage in an intense race. However, they notice that Rin appears to be have changed. At the same time, Nagisa prepares to start up a swim club with help from Rin's sister Gou.

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Season 01, Episode 03 Theoretical Dolphin Kick!

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Jul 17, 2013
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Theoretical Dolphin Kick! Jul 17, 2013 The Iwatobi Swim Club needs one more member before it can participate in relays. Nagisa has set his sights on his classmate Rei, who is a member of the track team. Despite Rei's refusal to join, but Nagisa appears intent on recruiting Rei into the swim club.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Captive Butterfly

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Jul 24, 2013
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Captive Butterfly Jul 24, 2013 The Iwatobi Swim Club has a full roster now.As they begin to practice, they run into a little trouble.After a certain member claims that his swimsuit is to blame, the club makes a trip to buy new swimsuits.

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Season 01, Episode 05 Trial in Open Water

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Aug 7, 2013
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Trial in Open Water Aug 7, 2013 Haruka and the other club members decide to hold a training camp to prepare for prefectural. Each member follows his own regimen. However, Rei is unhappy about falling behind and heads back into the ocean at night to practice.

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Season 01, Episode 06 Shocking No Breathing

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Aug 14, 2013
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Shocking No Breathing Aug 14, 2013 There's trouble at the beach. The four swim club members are forced to revisit their motivation to swim. After Rei asks Makoto about his odd behavior during the training camp, Makoto tells them about his past.

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Season 01, Episode 07 One Style Final

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Aug 21, 2013
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One Style Final Aug 21, 2013 As prefecturals draw near, Haruka and the other swim club members continue to improve. Meanwhile, Rin reveals his motivations for swimming. The swimmers must now show what they have accomplished at the tournament.

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Season 2

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Season 02, Episode 01 Stormy Dash-Dive!

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Jul 2, 2014
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Stormy Dash-Dive! Jul 2, 2014 Haruka and his friends have grown after last summer’s tournament. Amidst the hustle and bustle of training for their individual events, their daily lives continue as usual. However, a new season now approaches!

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Season 02, Episode 02 Stroke of an Unexpected Meeting!

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Jul 9, 2014
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Stroke of an Unexpected Meeting! Jul 9, 2014 The crew ponders how to attract new members to the Swim Club. Haruka is called in by Amakata-sensei to discuss his intended career path, but as always, Haruka moves to the beat of his own drum. Meanwhile, Coach Sasabe brings an interesting opportunity to the boys…

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Season 02, Episode 03 The Butterfly of Farewell!

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Jul 16, 2014
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The Butterfly of Farewell! Jul 16, 2014 The Iwatobi Festival has begun! Haruka and friends are fired up for the Club-versus-Club Relay Race, hoping to attract new members by putting in an impressive performance. Meanwhile, Rei begins training but is worried by the fact that he can still only swim the butterfly stroke…

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Season 02, Episode 04 The Promise's Somersault Turn!

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Jul 23, 2014
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The Promise's Somersault Turn! Jul 23, 2014 In anticipation of the upcoming prefectural tournament, the members of the Samezuka Swim Club enthusiastically show off their individual abilities. At the Iwatobi Swim Club, an equally enthusiastic Gou proposes a lunchbox inspection to ensure the boys are getting the right nutrition to support their training. However...

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Season 02, Episode 05 A Resolution's Heads-Up!

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Jul 30, 2014
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A Resolution's Heads-Up! Jul 30, 2014 The members of the Iwatobi Swim Club ponder over the cause of Nagisa’s odd behavior at the end of practice that day. Though they time their chance well to ask Nagisa what’s happened, Nagisa stubbornly refuses to explain why he’s upset...

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Season 02, Episode 06 Invincible Prime!

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Aug 6, 2014
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Invincible Prime! Aug 6, 2014 On the eve of prefecturals, Makoto resolves himself to broach a certain subject with Haruka. As the tournament begins, the Iwatobi Swim Club is extremely enthusiastic about its prospects. But will every member be able to pass the prelims of his individual events?

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Season 02, Episode 07 The Crouching Start of Vindication!

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Aug 13, 2014
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The Crouching Start of Vindication! Aug 13, 2014 Haruka and the boys have trained hard to prepare for this showdown against Samezuka. After Day 1 of the tournament, Gou and Amakata-sensei treat the boys to a fabulous, carb-rich feast and allow them to take a breather. Meanwhile, Rin is faced with a tough decision as captain of the Samezuka Swim Club. Who will he choose to swim the relay with him?

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Season 3

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Season 03, Episode 01 Sprouting Dive Start!

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Jul 11, 2018
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Sprouting Dive Start! Jul 11, 2018 Haruka has entered Hidaka University, where he's now training with the swim club to prepare for a newcomer tournament. One day, he runs into Asahi, a swim teammate from middle school. Haruka is later joined by Makoto, who also moved to Tokyo, at a coffee shop to catch up with Asahi... and the topic quickly turns to Ikuya, another teammate they swam with in middle school. On the day of the newcomer tournament, Haruka and Asahi are in the same race for the first time in years... and the spectacle is watched by Hiyori, who calls Haruka an "inferior copy of Ikuya." After the race, as Haruka is walking through the halls with Asahi, he catches sight of Ikuya passing by..

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Season 03, Episode 02 A Promise on a Shooting Star!

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Jul 18, 2018
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A Promise on a Shooting Star! Jul 18, 2018 Haruka and his relay teammates decide to hold a training camp in the summer of their second year of middle school. During the night, Haruka heads out to the pool and finds Ikuya looking up at the stars.

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Season 03, Episode 03 First Swim in Another Country!

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Jul 25, 2018
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First Swim in Another Country! Jul 25, 2018 Rin, now living in Australia, trains hard every day with swimmers from all around the world. Then a Japanese guy shows up where his team is training, challenging each of his teammates to races and beating them one by one. Even Rin is surprised when this newcomer reveals his identity...

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Season 03, Episode 04 Interference of Loss!

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Aug 1, 2018
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Interference of Loss! Aug 1, 2018 Haru, Makoto, and Asahi visit Shimogami University in hopes of talking to Ikuya, but even after looking all over campus, they can't find him. Hiyori, however, notices them and makes it his mission to keep them from seeing Ikuya.

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Season 03, Episode 05 An Ominous Workout!

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Aug 8, 2018
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An Ominous Workout! Aug 8, 2018 The Iwatobi High School Swim Club is participating in a joint training camp with the Samezuka Academy and Soufuukan High School teams. Sousuke is also participating as an alumnus. In the midst of the excitement, Rei and Nagisa notice that something is odd about Romio's swimming. Then Shizuru tells them the story of what happened to Romio in middle school...

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Season 03, Episode 06 The Mermaid of the Abyss!

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Aug 15, 2018
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The Mermaid of the Abyss! Aug 15, 2018 Hiyori still remembers the first time he saw Ikuya smile. Both boys grew stronger through rigorous training while they studied abroad in America... but seeing Haruka threw Ikuya off his stride. Now Hiyori wishes Ikuya would just forget about Haruka for good.

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Season 03, Episode 07 A Solitary Medley!

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Aug 22, 2018
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A Solitary Medley! Aug 22, 2018 With the college championships approaching, all the swimmers are training hard on their own in addition to their official club practices. Haruka is also undergoing some extra training, with coaching from the mysterious man they've been seeing around campus. Makoto is concerned about the arrangement, but Haruka assures him that he asked for the help himself

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