Haikyū!! (Japanese: ハイキュー!!) is a shōnen sports anime series based on the manga by Haruichi Furudate, and produced is by Production I.G and Toho in conjunction with Japanese television network MBS. The anime consits of four seasons, four movies, and five OVAs. In the United States, Sentai Filmworks has licenced the anime, and has dubbed seasons one to three in English.
- Main article: Episode Guide
Haikyū!! season one was announced in September 2013, and the first episode aired on April 6, 2014 on MBS and other JNN affiliated stations. The season consists of 25 episodes, and concluded on September 21, 2014.
Haikyū!! Karasuno High School vs Shiratorizawa Academy (ハイキュー!! 烏野高校 VS 白鳥沢学園高校), the third season of Haikyū!!, was anounced in March 2016. This season was shorter, consisting of only 10 episodes, and aired between October 7, 2016 and December 9, 2016.
Haikyū!! To The Top (ハイキュー!! TO THE TOP), the fourth season of Haikyū!!, was announced in September 2019. The season is split into two cours, with the first cours of 13 episodes being aired between January 10, 2020 and April 3, 2020. The second cours was due to begin airing in July 2020, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic it was postponed. The second cour aired from October 2, 2020 to December 18, 2020.
Several movies and OVAs have been created:
- Movie 1: Gekijō-ban Haikyū!! Owari to Hajimari
- Movie 2: Gekijō-ban Haikyū!! Shōsha to Haisha
- Movie 3: Haikyū!! Sainō to Sensu
- Movie 4: Haikyū!! Conseputo no Tatakai
- OVA 1: The Arrival of Haiba Lev
- OVA 2: VS "Failing Grades"
- OVA 3: Special Feature! Betting on the Spring High Volleyball
- OVA 4: Land VS Air
- OVA 5: The Path of the Ball
The Haikyū!! anime has also been released on Home Video.
Shōyō Hinata, upon seeing a volleyball match, aims to become the next "Little Giant" and thus, joins his junior high volleyball club. After finding new members, they set out for the junior high school tournament, where they cross paths with a formidable school with the "King of the Upper Court", Tobio Kageyama. Although his team lost, Shōyō is still determined to aim for the top and exact revenge on Kageyama. Upon entering high school, he receives the biggest surprise; he and Kageyama are in the same high school volleyball club!
- Shōyō Hinata
- Tobio Kageyama
- Daichi Sawamura
- Yū Nishinoya
- Ryūnosuke Tanaka
- Kōshi Sugawara
- Kei Tsukishima
- Tadashi Yamaguchi
- Asahi Azumane
- Official anime website (Japanese)
- Haikyū!! anime on MyAnimeList
- Shonen Jump's Haikyu!! Volleyball Manga Gets TV Anime - Anime News Network (retrieved July 12, 2020)
- Haikyuu!! Season 2 Anime Announced - Otaku Tale (retrieved July 12, 2020)
- "Haikyu!!" TV Anime 3rd Season Set for Autumn 2016 - Crunchyroll (retrieved July 12, 2020)
- Haikyuu!! To The Top revealed as title for new Haikyu!! S4 anime - Monsters and Critics (retrieved July 12, 2020)
- "Haikyu‼ TO THE TOP" 2nd Cours - About postponement of broadcasting - “Haikyu!!” Production Committee (retrieved July 12, 2020)
- twitter @animehaikyu_com (Season 4 Cour 2 airing) (retrieved August 16, 2020)