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Two different types of volleyball from the Haikyū!! anime

A volleyball is a ball used to play indoor volleyball, beach volleyball, or other variations of the sport. Volleyballs are round and traditionally consist of eighteen nearly rectangular panels of leather-like material, arranged in six identical sections of three panels each, wrapped around an air bladder[1].

In Haikyū!!

In the Haikyū!! manga and anime, characters are shown using volleyballs of two different types: those with alternating blue and yellow stripes, and others with red, green, and white stripes.

Blue and yellow balls

These balls resemble those made by real-life manufacturer Mikasa Sports and are most often seen in matches and tournaments. This reflects real-life, as Mikasa are the manufacturer of the official balls of the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball that are used in real competitions.

Red, Green, and White balls

These balls resemble those from real-life manufacturer Molten and are more commonly used in practice and occasional practice matches. Shōyō Hinata and Tobio Kageyama are shown practicing with this type of ball late at night before their first match

In real life

Mikasa volleyball with Haikyū!! logo and a sketch of Hinata drawn by Haruichi Furudate[2]

Main article: Volleyball (ball) on Wikipedia

Mikasa Sports have previously sold volleyballs with the Haikyū!! logo and different characters from the series printed on them, and after the conclusion of the manga Haruichi Furudate signed one of these balls[2].

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