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Pony Canyon Reveals ‘Free! -Dive to the Future-‘ Anime Blu-ray Box Set Artwork

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The summer 2018 anime series Free! -Dive to the Future- is getting its home video releases handled by Pony Canyon Japan and they've set a standard schedule for it.

The summer 2018 anime series Free! -Dive to the Future- is getting its home video releases handled by Pony Canyon Japan and they’ve set a standard schedule for it. The single-season series saw a six-volume release that began on September 26th, 2018. The DVDs are priced at 6,800 yen for the first volume and 6,000 each for the rest while the Blu-rays are at 7,800 yen and 7,000 yen respectively.

Now, just a few years later, we’re finally getting a complete box set for the season. Scheduled for a January 24th, 2024 release priced at 25,000 yen. With a bit to go for it, we now have our first look at the cover artwork for the set. Check the schedule below while we wait on the full packaging spread.

This season was directed by Eisaku Kawanami with Masahiro Yokotani handling the scripts. Futoshi Nishiya served as the character designer and chief animation director with Kyoto Animation handling the production.

The Japanese cast includes Daisuke Hirakawa as Rei Ryugazaki, Mamoru Miyano as Rin Matsuoka, Nobunaga Shimazaki as Haruka Nanase, Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Makoto Tachibana, Tsubasa Yonaga as Nagisa Hazuki, Akeno Watanabe as Gō Matsuoka, Hiroshi Yanaka as Gorō Sasabe, Kenjiro Tsuda as Seijūrō Mikoshiba, Satsuki Yukino as Miho Amakata, Atsushi Abe as Romio Hayahune, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Shizuru Isurugi, and Ryou Hirohashi as Ayumu Kunikida.

Check out the official site and Twitter.

Property concept: Haruka, who is attending college in Tokyo, meets Asahi again and reawakens his memories from his middle school years, including those of Ikuya. Makoto is working toward a new dream while he is in Tokyo together with Haruka. Rin has an unexpected meeting in Sydney. As they await their new futures, will they see a new fight ahead? Or will they instead confront the past they left behind?

Volume Date Extras
1 09/26/18 Booklet, TV Spot, Audio Commentary
2 10/17/18 Booklet, Audio Commentary
3 11/21/18 Booklet, Audio Commentary
4 12/19/18 Booklet, Audio Commentary
5 01/16/19 Booklet, Audio Commentary
6 02/20/19 Booklet, Audio Commentary
Box Set 01/24/24 Booklet, Audio Commentary
Free Dive To The Future Japanese Blu-ray Box Set Cover
Free! Dive to the Future Japanese Volume 6 Cover
Free! Dive to the Future Japanese Volume 6 Packaging
Free! Dive to the Future Japanese Volume 5 Cover
Free! Dive to the Future Japanese Volume 5 Packaging
Free! Dive to the Future Japanese Volume 4 Cover
Free! Dive to the Future Japanese Volume 4 Packaging
Free! Dive to the Future Japanese Volume 3 Cover
Free! Dive to the Future Japanese Volume 3 Packaging
Free! Dive to the Future Japanese Volume 2 Cover
Free! Dive to the Future Japanese Volume 2 Packaging
Free! Dive to the Future Japanese Volume 1 Cover A
Free! Dive to the Future Japanese Volume 1 Cover B

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