"The Defeated"
Chapter 69
Japanese title 敗者
Translation title Haisha
Chapter Information
Chapter number 69
Arc Interhigh Arc
Volume A "Solitary King" No Longer
Release Date July 15, 2013
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"The Defeated" (Japanese: 敗者 (はいしゃ) Haisha) is the sixty ninth chapter of the Haikyū!! series, written and illustrated by Haruichi Furudate. It was published in the 33rd issue of Weekly Shōnen Jump’s 2013 series.

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Aobajohsai defeats Karasuno and advances to the Quarter-finals. Kageyama apologizes to Hinata about their last play being read at the end. With rage, Hinata lashes out at Kageyama and tells him that he should not be sorry for tossing to him. Takeda reaches out to them, saying that defeat is not a proof of being weak. Soon after, Karasuno eats a healthy meal at a restaurant. With tears in their eyes, Karasuno vows to become stronger.

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Trivia Edit

  • In commemoration of the conclusion of the Karasuno High vs Aobajohsai High, a color cover page of the Karasuno boys volleyball team, Oikawa, and Iwaizumi. The text reads: “’The victors’ and ‘the defeated.’"
  • In the official English manga release this chapter is called "The Losers."[1]




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Karasuno High Team Formation Arc
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Tokyo Expedition Arc
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Tokyo Nationals Arc
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