Posts tagged swimming anime

Why Free! Is Pretty Much The Best Anime This Summer**

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Okay so the title is a bit of a hyperbole.

But hear me out.

I enjoy anime. And I enjoy pretty boys. You would think that stories that capitalized on the fact that I am not the only one who enjoys both of these things would be more abundant, but alas.

Then this summer, something changed. My tumblr became this bright beautiful place of 5 beautiful men, swimming. And being adorable, and angsty, and just all around squee worthy.

I might sound crazy right now. That’s fine. I’m going to continue to revel in this moment.

Free! Iwatobi Swim Club is what happened this summer. It’s only 8 episodes in, and it’s like a tsunami of awesome. Is that okay to say?

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Making a Splash! The “Swimming Anime”

There’s this new animation circling around YouTube within the fangirl community and it’s gotten everyone into a tizzy.

Summer’s come early and it’s hot hot hot! Just what is this thing and why is everyone abuzz about it?

It is this ad for Kyoto Animation showcasing an untitled project about a men’s swim team.  This project actually dipped its toes in the pool in April 2012 when Animation Do (a property of Kyoto Animation) made an announcement for an untitled concept. The following two images were the only things released at the time.

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