According to the Free!: Eternal Summer Special Event
held today, light novel High☆Speed!
will receive a movie adaptation titled High☆Speed!: Free! Starting Days
to premiere on December 5, 2015. The official Twitter for the anime has been updated with the key visual.
The light novel will also receive a manga adaptation, drawn by Shiori Teshirogi
started writing the light novel in 2011, and it is illustrated by Futoshi Nishiya
. The two volumes of the light novel are published under Kyoto Animation
. The novel won an honorable mention award in the Kyoto Animation Award contest in 2011.
TV anime series, which received two seasons, was later created based on the novel, but the characters are depicted as high school students rather than junior high school students as in the novel. The original light novel is about the time when Haruka Nanase and the others are in junior high school.
(Movie), Official site
(Manga) & High☆Speed!: Free! Starting Days