Watch Free! - Iwatobi Swim Club

Haruka Nanase loves the water. He doesn't care about swimming competitively and only swims freestyle, however when he is in his last year of grade school his friend, Rin Matsuoka, convinces him to compete in a relay with their two other friends, Makoto Tachibana and Hazuki Nagisa. After winning the tournament Rin reveals that he's going to be leaving to study abroad in order to become an Olympic swimmer.

Four years later, when the boys are in high school, they reunite with their old friend Rin only to find that his personality has completely changed. He challenges Haru to a race, ignoring Makoto and Nagisa. Rin wins the race, but instead of being happy he becomes angry, not accepting his victory due to the fact that Haru no longer swims competitively and is out of shape. The next day Nagisa suggests that he, Makoto, and Haru, start a swim club so that they can see Rin, now a swimmer for rival school Samezuka Academy, at tournaments. Nagisa later recruits his classmate Rei Ryugazaki as well.

When Rin learns Haru is competing again he decides to settle things at the next tougnament when both will be in peak condition.

ABC Asahi
2 Seasons, 26 Episodes
July 3, 2013
Anime
7.9/10
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Free! - Iwatobi Swim Club Full Episode Guide

  • Leading into the national tournament, the boys look back on their journeys and talk about what they will do in the future.

  • Rin shows Haru around places important to him in Australia and tells Haru about his experience studying abroad.

  • Iwatobi High celebrates their swim club making it to nationals, but the swimmers have to deal with some issues before they will be ready to compete.

  • Rin confronts Sosuke about his injury and learns more about Sosuke's past before they swim their medley relay.

  • Haru feels the pressure of everyone's expectations as the regional tournament draws near.

  • Makoto meets a boy who hates swimming while helping out at Coach Sasabe's swimming club and is determined to teach him how to swim.

  • It's finally the day of the medley relay. Who will win, Iwatobi or Samezuka?

  • The prefectural tournament begins, starting with the individual races. Will Iwatobi make it through the preliminaries?

  • Nagisa is acting strange, but he won't tell the other club members why. How will they find out and help him?

  • While Samezuka gears up for the prefectural tournament, Gou tries to make sure the boys at Iwatobi are eating nutritionally balanced meals.

  • Rei's been acting strange since the inter-club relay, and Nagisa and the others try to find out why.

  • While the third years worry about their futures, the Iwatobi Swim Club helps with the grand opening of the Iwatobi SC Returns.

  • Though many things remain the same, the beginning of spring brings new experiences.

  • The Iwatobi Swim Club must win to advance to nationals. As the tournament draws near, the members get nervous. Meanwhile, Rin grows increasingly irritated. As it comes time for the medley relay, each member must find their own answer as they step up to the start line

  • After hearing about what happened in the past, Rei goes to Samezuka Academy to ask Rin what he wants. The night before Iwatobi and Samezuka leave for regionals, Rin calls Rei to explain how he feels about the relay. And then, Samezuka announces its lineup for the relay.

  • Coach Sasabe begins training the Iwatobi Swim Club for the upcoming tournament. Meanwhile, Rei is unhappy about the fact that he's the only one who doesn't know about what happened with Rin in the past. After Rin expresses his frustration, Haruka decides to tell him about what happened when they were in grade school.

  • Haruka, Makoto, Nagisa, and Rei swim in their individual events. Rin becomes irritated as he remembers watching them swim back in grade school. Afterwards, the four Iwatobi Swim Club members must prepare for the medley relay.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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