Free! Episode 9 English Dub

September 4, 2013

Thanks to everyone's efforts, Iwatobi manage to win the relay race, earning a place in the regionals. Afterwards, Haruka tells the others of how his expectations were blown by Rin's proclamation, and how he came to realise the joy of relay racing again. Later, the group attend a summer festival, which Rin also ends up attending. Wanting to keep Haruka and Rin from meeting, Nagisa has Rei trail Rin, who eventually wanders off from the festival and arrives at his old elementary school, holding back his emotions.