commercial engraving


William Grainger, Voyage of the Sable Venus : Angola to the West Indies (in three distinct prints from original engraving), c. 1801.

Free! Production notes translation

I was part of the swimming club when I was in high school.
Why did I swim?….The answer is simple.
Because I love water! And because I love physical beauty!
Haruka, the protagonist, is also someone charmed by water.
I want to depict water’s appeal and the friendship, bonds, and that general really cool feeling (!) of these five high school boys through swimming races.

Hiroko Utsumi
Source: High Speed! (the planning name for what became Free!) proposal - 2012

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