The official website for the Free! franchise has announced that a recap movie of Free!: Dive to the Future TV anime will premiere in Japanese theaters on July 5. The recap movie will also include new scenes. It also announced that the previously announcednew anime that will be out in 2020 will be a movie featuring a brand new story for Haruka, which will premiere in Japanese theaters in Summer 2020. The announcement video that revealed both was also released during the "Free!: Dive to the Future Talk and Reading Special Event" held on Sunday.
The Free! series was originally based on the High☆Speed! light novel series that was released from July 2013 to July 2014. Free! received three TV series that broadcasted between Summer 2013 and Summer 2018 by Kyoto Animation and Animation Do. High☆Speed! later received a movie adaptation, which premiered in December 2015. Before the third season, the series received two recap Timeless Melody movies and one special screening in October 2017. A prequel episode for the third season was screened last June, and the first BD volume, released in last June, includes it along with the first two episodes. The fifth volume will be released on January 16 while the sixth and final volume will be released on February 20.