Hey everyone, Fenrir here with a snippet of some “Food for Thought” on a rather “hot” topic of debate, and that happens to be KyoAni’s new anime: Free! Otherwise known as that one “swimming anime”, Free! certainly delivers on providing quality animation with a very strong slice-of-life feel. But it also splashes into some debate: some fans are upset that KyoAni has gone in this direction to pander to a demographic that they’re not associated with (i.e. fangirls).
But is Free! really a threat to the anime industry and its commitment to pandering to a largely male demographic? Well, let’s take a look at the first episode and find out.