"The Will of an Ace"
Chapter 87
Japanese title エースの意地
Translation title Ēsu no Iji
Chapter Information
Chapter number 87
Arc Tokyo Expedition Arc
Volume Moonrise
Release Date November 25, 2013
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"The Will of an Ace" (Japanese: エースの意地 (いじ) Ēsu no Iji) is the eighty-seventh chapter of the Haikyū!! series written and illustrated by Haruichi Furudate. It was published in the 52nd issue of Weekly Shōnen Jump’s 2013 series.

Overview Edit

Because of the immense pressure building upon the team caused by the collision between Asahi and Hinata earlier, Karasuno is becoming hesitant about their movements, resulting into unwanted mistakes. Thanks to Asahi, he manage to hold it together and is able to lift the tension between the team with his strong will. Meanwhile, Yamaguchi wonders about something..

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Character revelations Edit

  • Yamaguchi was bullied for being scrawny and having pimples when he was younger.

Trivia Edit

  • In the official English manga release this chapter is called "Ace's Pride."[1]




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Karasuno High Team Formation Arc
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Tokyo Expedition Arc
Spring High Preliminary Arc
Tokyo Nationals Arc
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