The Iwatobi Swimming Club is back and struggles with the recruitment of new members. At the same time, senior members Haru and Makoto have to figure out what to do after high school, challenging their love for swimming. Meanwhile an old childhood friend of Rin returns and stirs up some trouble – especially with Haru. How is the Iwatobi gang going to respond?!
After the bitter reunion, Haruka, Nagisa, and Makoto plan to form the Iwatobi highschool Swim Club, but they’re going to need a fourth member if they hope to require part within the upcoming tournament. Enter Rei Ryuugazaki, a former member of the track team whom Nagisa recruits. because the time to compete draws near, the four develop an in depth bond while training intensely to return out on top and settle things between Haruka and Rin once and for all.
The film High Speed! Free! Starting Days, released in December 2015, depicts events from volume 2 of the series’ prequel light novel, High Speed! A film trilogy was released in 2017 with the first two films being compilations of both seasons of the anime series titled, Free! Timeless Medley – the Bond and Free!