The official X account of the “Haikyu!!!” franchise has released a 30-second teaser for the first installment of the “FINAL” movie series, marking the beginning of the three-month countdown to the theatrical release.
The first movie is titled “Gekijoban Haikyu!!! Gomi Suteba no Kessen” (English: “Haikyu!! the Movie: Decisive Battle at the Garbage Dump”) and will be directed by Susumu Mitsunaka at Studio Production I.G. Mitsunaka will also contribute the script. Takahiro Kishida will contribute the character design. The anime will celebrate its theatrical premiere in Japan on February 16, 2024.
The accompanying TV series for “Haikyuu!!!” was created under the direction of Susumu Mitsunaka at Studio Production I.G. Taku Kishimoto was responsible for the series composition, while Takahiro Kishida was responsible for the character design. Publisher peppermint anime has already given the series a disc release. The anime is also available to watch on Crunchyroll and Netflix.
Manga on Crunchyroll
Haruichi Furudate originally started the manga in 2011 and finished it in July 2020. The story comprises a total of 45 volumes. The manga “Haikyu!!!” can also be read digitally in English in the “MANGA Plus” app.
Middle school student Hinata is enthusiastic about playing volleyball. Although he is actually a little too small for the sport, he puts a lot of effort into reviving the volleyball club at his school. Full of euphoria, the boys compete in their first tournament and are mercilessly destroyed by Kageyama and his team. But Hinata refuses to give up and vows to defeat him one day.
Unfortunately, his move to high school throws a spanner in the works: he suddenly finds himself on the same team as his “arch-enemy”. The rivals have to become comrades in no time at all, which is more difficult than you might think due to the starting position. The constant rivalry between the two leads more than once to ludicrous moments that repeatedly bring the other players to the brink of a nervous breakdown.
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