Kyoto animation is going to release a new anime special of Free! on 28 October 2017 titled Tokubetsuban Free! -Take Your Marks-.
The story will be set after Free! and Free!-Eternal summer-. Τhe members walk into the future after their high school graduation in four unique stories, all of them including Haruka, Makoto, and the others. The new main visual shows the main characters of the series in the pool. The trailer below features a unique narration from Coach Sasabe and Amakata-sensei while the rest of the characters are running over the screen, giving an impression of how Take Your Marks will be.
Story 1: Choice of Fate!
Haruka, who plans on going to a university in Tokyo, came to find a place to stay in. When he arrives at the real estate agency that Sasabe recommended to him, he meets someone unexpected.
Story 2: Cooling Down the Secret Hot Spring
Aiichiro and Momotaro thought about giving a graduation gift to Rin and Sosuke. When they were thinking about a present which would surprise the two of them, Momotaro wins the first place in a lottery…?
Story 3: United Butterfly!
Starting this April, the Iwatobi Swim Club will be down to three members – Nagisa, Rei and Gou. To acquire new members, they are struggling to make a promotional video.
Story 4: The Eternal Blue of Departure
The Iwatobi Swim Club is planning a surprise party to send off Rin, who is leaving for Australia. But then Rin witnesses Gou and Momotaro meeting…?