New Trailer For Free! Take Your Marks

Anyone needing more of those Free! swimming boys? Well, here’s a new trailer for the upcoming feature animated film, Free! Take Your Marks. The film, which is broken up into 4 parts, will hit Japanese cinemas later this year on October 28th. The fours parts are listed below: #1 Unmei no Choice! #2 Hitou no Cooling Down!  #3 Kessoku no Butterfly! #4 Tabidachi no Eternal … Continue reading New Trailer For Free! Take Your Marks

Japan Reveals Which Animes They’re Waiting For

Even the anime otakus in Japan are keen for the next season of shows they’ve fallen in love with. But which shows exactly are they eagerly waiting? Charapedia held a poll and asked fans that very same question and this is what they came up with. The poll ran until the 1st of June and included over 10,000 replies with 46.6% female and 53.4% male. While people in their … Continue reading Japan Reveals Which Animes They’re Waiting For

New Character For Free! Anime

Ahead of the second season of the swimming anime, Free!, the official site has announced some exciting news. While the second season will premiere in July, the anime has a new title, Free!-Eternal Summer,  and also a new character. The second season introduces new character Sosuke Yamazaki as the anime picks up the story after the swimming competition from the first season.  Continue reading New Character For Free! Anime

Trailer For Free! Anime 2nd Season

Here’s something that will get some people I know really happy. It’s a brief 15 second trailer for season 2 of the swimming anime, Free! The trailer was posted by Kyoto Animation on their YouTube channel. Like all good teaser videos, not much information is shown apart from the words at the end, “Ato Sukoshi”, which translate as “coming very soon,” while the voice over says, “Summer is … Continue reading Trailer For Free! Anime 2nd Season

Lawson Convenience Stores Announce New Promotions

Lawson is a popular franchise of convenience stores in Japan and like most stores tend to run promotions from time to time. They recently announced a couple of new ones for the otaku public. First up, there’s the swimming anime, Free!, in which customers can buy 2 collaboration Calbee products in order to receive a snazzy poster which can be seen below.   You can also … Continue reading Lawson Convenience Stores Announce New Promotions

Free! 2nd Season Officially Confirmed

Fans of swimming anime, Free!, can breathe a sigh of relief after months of speculation. The hit anime has been officially confirmed as coming back with a second season during a recent event in Japan.   Even cast members were surprised by the revelation as no announcement had been made during the day, the news breaking at the event during a night session. Any Free! … Continue reading Free! 2nd Season Officially Confirmed

Free! merch is incoming

Swimming anime Free! has finished for now but that doesn’t mean that fans can just forget about Summer’s most popular anime. Full length pillows, or dakimakura, are quite common in otaku bedrooms and now we hear that Free! will be receiving the same treatment. Pre-orders for the Free! half dakimakura’s which are being produced by Iwatobi SC which will be released in late November. There’s also … Continue reading Free! merch is incoming

What was the most Tweeted anime for Summer 2013?

NEC BIGLOBE’s “Anime Engine (β) is a Japanese communications provider who released the results of their survey into determining which subjects were trending on Twitter. The period in question was covering the 1st of July til the 30th of September and refers to the number of tweets per minute on a given topic. The subject receiving the most tweets was the hugely popular swimming anime, … Continue reading What was the most Tweeted anime for Summer 2013?