Free! Movie 1: Timeless Medley - Kizuna

Free! The Movie -Timeless Medley- the Bond

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Japanese: 劇場版 Free!-Timeless Medley- 絆
English: Free! The Movie -Timeless Medley- the Bond
German: Free! Timeless Medley: The Bond 1
Spanish: Free! Timeless Medley: Kizuna
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 22, 2017
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Funimation
Source: Original
Genre: SportsSports
Theme: SchoolSchool
Duration: 1 hr. 34 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.601 (scored by 1548415,484 users)
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Ranked: #15192
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Popularity: #3139
Members: 50,932
Favorites: 73

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Haruka Nanase has reconciled with his rival Rin Matsuoka, and they have re-established their friendship, determined to race each other again. Now Haruka, along with Makoto Tachibana, Rei Ryuugazaki, and Nagisa Hazuki, prepare for their upcoming tournaments, determined to compete wholeheartedly and achieve victory as a team. At Samezuka Academy, Rin resolves to do the same.

Further, the seniors near graduation, and Rin has decided his future plans. However, Haruka and Makoto remain uncertain, and they begin to feel the pressure of having to choose their own paths.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Cook, Justin
Herek, Samantha
Assistant Producer
Kawanami, Eisaku
Tsuruoka, Youta
Sound Director


Opening Theme

Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
"RISING FREE" by STYLE FIVE (Nobunaga Shimazaki, Tatsuhisa Suzuki, Mamoru Miyano, Tsubasa Yonaga, Daisuke Hirakawa)

Ending Theme

"EVER BLUE" by STYLE FIVE (Nobunaga Shimazaki, Tatsuhisa Suzuki, Mamoru Miyano, Tsubasa Yonaga, Daisuke Hirakawa)

Episode Videos


Jan 13, 2018
Free! Timeless Medley Kizuna is what it is: a compilation movie of the TV series. Before I watched this movie, I was expecting much more from it. I expected to see new content from the creators since their last work was High Speed! Starting Days that was released in 2015. However, the movie pretty much skipped through the first season of the anime and mainly focused on the second season (Free!: Eternal Summer).

Almost 80% of the movie was reused scenes from the second season of the anime, and a few snippets from the prequel movie. The movie's own soundtrack were also used in the ...
Sep 11, 2018
Okay, first of all, I rated this as though I hadn't seen the rest of Free! already, so that's why it's rated as a 10. The story itself is and always will be outstanding, and so it deserves a 10. However, I'm going to compare it to the rest of the Free! series because I think that's what most people are curious about.

I've seen anime do this before where they'll sum up a season of the anime with a movie. That's exactly what this movie is. You will get a few new scenes in this movies, which is the good part. For example, you're ...
Nov 3, 2018
I watched this movie, hoping it would recall my memories of Free before I started the 3rd season. It didn't really work, because it recapped the 2nd season and skipped over the 1st season. What I did then was read Wikipedia summaries. Actually I should've just read all the summaries and jumped right into season 3. Yeah, that was a whole 1h30min gone. For the extra scenes, the other reviewers have commented on them. I forgot 90% of what happens in the original series so I don't really know which ones were the extra scenes and how significant they were.

Overall the movie was pretty ...

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