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TV Anime 3rd Season "Free!-Dive to the Future-" Premiere Set for July 11

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by June 12, 2018 Anime

TV Anime 3rd Season “Free!-Dive to the Future-” Premiere Set for July 11

The official website for Kyoto Animation’s Free! anime series announced on June 11 that its highly anticipated TV anime third season, Free!-Dive to the Future is set to premiere on TOKYO MX1 and TV Aichi on July 11, then on ABC TV and BS 11 one day later. One week prior to the TV premiere, a 30-minute special program to intorduce the history of the series including the previous two anime seies and films, titled “You can learn about the Free! series even from now” will be aired on the channels.


In addition, an advance screnning event for the third season’s first episode and unaired “zeroth” episode will be held at Omiya Sonic City Big Hall in Saitama Prefecture on June 23. 3,000-yen tickets are already sold out. 


While all of the main voice cast are set to return, Eisaku Kawanami, who served as one of the episode

directors for the previous two TV series, is newly attached as the third season’s director, in place of the

first two’s Hiroko Utsumi.



“Free!-Dive to the Future” teaser PV


Key visual



The OP theme song “Heading to Over” is performed by two-member unit OLDCODEX, who provided the

first two seasons’ OP songs, “Rage on” and “Dried Up Youthful Fame.” “Heading to Over” will be released

as their 16th single on July 25. 



OLDCODEX with sound producer Koyama and engineer Kosaka after the recording of the single’s coupling song




Source: “Free!” anime series official website, Twitter


©Kouji Ouji, Kyoto Animation/Iwatobi-cho Supporter’s Association 


Source: Anime News
TV Anime 3rd Season “Free!-Dive to the Future-” Premiere Set for July 11