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Japanese Title はじまりの巨人
Translation Title The Start of the Giant
Date Spring 2018
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Hyper Projection Play "Haikyū!!" The Start of the Giant (Japanese: ハイパープロジェクション演劇 (えんげき) 「ハイキュー!!」"はじまりの巨人 (きょじん) " Haipā Purojekushon Engeki "Haikyū!!" "Hajimari no Kyojin") is the fifth stage play adaption of Haruichi Furudate's Haikyū!! series. The play combines manga, live-play, and video to continue to challenge the "top" of theater and achieve further evolution.

The stage play will focus on Hinata and Kageyama developing their new attack, as well as portraying the stories of other members on the Karasuno team. It will cover Karasuno's matches against Johzenji and Wakutani South during the Spring Interhigh preliminaries.

 2018 Performance Schedule Edit

The play is scheduled to open on April 6 and will run until June 17. It has a total of 43 showings and will be performed in five cities:

  • Tokyo at Nippon Seinen-kan Hall (Apr. 28 - May 6) and Tokyo Dome City Hall (Jun. 8 - 17)
  • Hyogo at Amashin Archaic Hall (May 12 - 13)
  • Fukuoka at Fukuoka International Congress Center, 3rd Floor Main Hall  (May 18 - 20) 
  • Miyagi at Tagajo Civic Hall, Main Hall (May 25 - 27)
  • Osaka at Orix Theater (Jun. 1 - 3)





The Start of the Giant Trailer


Most of the cast of Karasuno, Nekoma, and Fukurōdani from The Summer of Evolution will be returning; though the roles of Sugawara, Akaashi, and Daichi have been recast. In addition, new cast members for Johzenji High and Wakutani South High join the assemble. Originally, Kouki Yoshimoto is set to reprise the role of Bokuto, but a foot injury made him withdraw from the play. Takumi Higashi, previously the actor for Konoha, is brought in as a replacement. 

 Staff Edit

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List of Hyper Projection Play "Haikyū!!"
A View From The TopKarasuno, Revival!Winners and LosersThe Summer of EvolutionThe Start of the GiantThe Strongest TeamThe Tokyo MatchFlight
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