Free! Movie 5: The Final Stroke - Kouhen

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Synonyms: Gekijouban Free! The Final Stroke Kouhen
Japanese: 劇場版 Free!-the Final Stroke-


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 22, 2022
Producers: ABC Animation
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Kyoto Animation
Source: Original
Genre: SportsSports
Theme: SchoolSchool
Duration: 1 hr. 45 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.671 (scored by 24242,424 users)
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Ranked: #12152
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Popularity: #4021
Members: 25,755
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The second part of the Free! The Final Stroke movies.


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Characters & Voice Actors


Kawanami, Eisaku
Tsuruoka, Youta
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Katou, Tatsuya


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Ending Theme

"This Fading Blue" by OLDCODEX

May 3, 2022
Dear KyoAni,
I am truly happy that this actually looks like an end. Hopefully ultimate one. It feels like it was dragged forever. I’m sincerely happy that u managed managed to finish it, now u will have some more time to think about future after shutting down that store to expand the studio itself. Some new material would be nice in that full of sequels library of yours.

But going back to the reviewed piece. I hate Free! franchise, always did. It was lazy, boring and pretty much low effort(except for audio-visuals) production from our beloved studio. Never understood it’s popularity, not even cuz I am ...
Jan 3, 2023
This is my very first review and in fact I just realized that it's kinda crazy since I have had this passion for anime and manga my whole life but this franchise ''FREE'' is my favorite of the whole wide world. I have been watching anime since I was probably 6 years old and I have been obsessed with them. However it's truly since the Pandemic of 2020 that I literally decided to literally do daily marathons of all my favorite anime + the seasonal new ones that are coming out year after year and I started buying manga and building my collection for a ...
Jan 1, 2023
Mixed Feelings
i hate to give a 4* rating for this as i liked the series right from the start. however, this finale movie feels like a great let-down after waiting for so long for it. the whole execution just feels wrong, it is way too choppy as it keeps jumping between different scenes, and it was really hard to connect them.

firstly, the multiple flashbacks felt really redundant.
secondly, the scene where it played a song with a replay from the previous movie, but the dialogue was on and silent, on and silent, i was like "huh????".
thirdly, there were a lot of "silent" scenes which ...

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Poll: Free! Movie 5: The Final Stroke - Kouhen Episode 1 Discussion
Serafos - Dec 25, 2022
13 replies by Melinka »»
Mar 8, 12:33 AM
Free! movie 5 - The Final Stroke - Kouhen
MeZaDefined - Feb 11
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Feb 11, 12:55 AM
Where can I watch it?!?!
RealCheeze - Oct 23, 2022
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Jan 6, 11:59 PM
Western release??
Wildbergerrrr - Sep 23, 2022
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Oct 31, 2022 9:10 PM
When will this end?
takyagami - Jun 20, 2021
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