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Free! Eternal Summer

Free! Eternal Summer

After the last swimming competition, the bonds between Haru, Makoto, Nagisa and Rei have greatly deepened. With each passing day, each member continued to grow. Rin tries to overcome his past and, with the help of his new teammates, aims to create the strongest swim team yet. Holding on to their ambitions, they face themselves and welcome the new summer!

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trottolina trottolina says...

Do you like light hearted sports manga or anime?  If you enjoyed reading Rough, or watching Free! Eternal Summer, I think you will like the other.

Both deal with high school swim teams, and have a main character who is an exceptional free style swimmer.  While Free is well known for the well defined physiques of the male swimmers it portrays, Rough has some of Adachi's more better drawn young men, especially at the end.  And for balance, young women in swimsuits too. 

Free is more focused on friendship, and Rough on romance, but both take the swimming seriously.  A good anime, and a good manga - why not experience them both?

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High ☆ Speed! - Free! Starting Days -

Haruka Nanase feels something special when he touches water. The medley relay was the last competition he was able to participate in during elementary school. Haruka, along with Makoto Tachibana, Nagisa Hazuki, and Rin Matsuoka, saw something they'd never seen before. In spring, with the cherry blossoms in full bloom. Haruka moves on to Iwatobi Middle School with Makoto and starts a new life. Both enter the swim team, and plan to compete in the medley relay together with Asahi Shiina and Ikuya Kirishima. All four students have different objectives and ways of thinking, and different baggage they're carrying, and so their practice for the relay hasn't been going well.

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Umisho

Umisho

Kaname Okimura wants to learn how to swim, but has been afraid to due to a childhood accident. So how does he approach his fear of water? By joining Umisho's swimming club... but as the manager. Things are easy and slow going for Okimura, until an eccentric family moves into town, literally floating their home to the shore! Okimura watches as the hyper and childish Amuro Ninagawa and her father make their entrance, only to find out that Ninagawa is as agile as a fish in the sea she lives on. Her swimming style may be unorthodox, but she's quickly recruited into Umisho's swimming club, spicing up school life and making things interesting and complicated for Okimura...

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Free! Take Your Marks

Free! Take Your Marks

Haruka visits Tokyo to look for a place to live for when he starts his college life there next month. Coach Sasabe recommended a real estate agent to Haruka, but when he arrives at the agent's office, he meets an unexpected character. Aiichirō and Momotarō are considering what to give Rin and Sōsuke as a graduation present. As they try to think of something that might surprise Rin and Sōsuke, Momotarō wins a premium lottery. The Iwatobi High School Swim Club members plan a surprise party to say goodbye to Rin before he goes to Australia. But Rin happens to see Gou and Momotarō as they run errands together all around town for the party.

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Tomoki Sakai, is 14 years old, and he's been dedicated to diving since he was a child. It all began when he met Yoichi Fujitani, a genius diver three years his senior. Tomoki and his friends attend the Mizuki Diving Club, but their new coach Kayoko Asaki says the club will close if it doesn't produce an Olympian. And so begins their fight as they lay everything on the line for a single moment!

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Free! - Iwatobi Swim Club

Free! - Iwatobi Swim Club

When Haruka, Makoto, Nagisa and Rin were in elementary school, they swam together in a relay race and won the match. As Rin was on his way to Australia to train to become an Olympic champion, the gang decided to bury their trophy in a time capsule and retrieve it when they all had grown up. Now, Haruka, Makoto and Nagisa have reunited in high school and decide to dig up the prize. But on the way there, they run into none other than Rin, and he's determined to show Haru who's the best! As a result of this fateful meeting, the three friends decide to start a swim club, along with fellow classmate Rei, and their rival's little sister Gou as the team manager. Can the gang hold their own against Rin and prove their skills at the Prefectural Tournament?

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