Seijuro Mikoshiba - choose a jigsaw puzzle to solve

Free! is a Japanese anime television series produced by Kyoto Animation and Animation Do. The anime is a sequel to the light novel , High Speed! (Japanese: ハイ☆スピード!, Hepburn: Hai Supīdo!), written by Kōji Ōji, which received an honorable mention in the second Kyoto Animation Award contest in 2011 and was published in July 2013. The first season , titled Free! - Iwatobi Swim Club for international distribution, aired in Japan in 2013; and the second season , titled Free! - Eternal Summer , aired in 2014 . A third season of the anime series titled Free! - Dive to the Future aired in 2018 . Hiroko Utsumi directed the first two seasons, while season three was directed by Eisaku Kawanami.