Haikyuu 2-Part Anime Film Officially Announced

Published on August 13th, 2022

The official website of the Haikyuu anime series has announced that Haruichi Furudate’s sports-comedy series, Haikyuu will be getting a 2-part anime film. The film series is officially being titled as “Haikyuu!! Final.”

The Haikyuu anime website previously started a countdown, and it was initially rumoured that Haikyuu season 5 would be announced; however, there is still no news on whether the story will be concluded with the 2-part movies or we will get Haikyuu season 5 as well. Most likely the Haikyuu story will end with the films. There are 110 manga chapters remaining for an anime adaptation.

To commemorate the Haikyuu!! Final 2-Part film, a promotional video has been released by Toho Animation YouTube channel. A kickoff event will be held in August 2023.

Production I.G. picked up the manga for an anime adaptation. Haikyuu aired a 25-episode anime television series from April to September 2014. From October 2015 to March 2016, the second season of 25 episodes aired. From October to December 2016, the third season of ten episodes aired. A fourth season was announced during Jump Festa ’19, with the first cour consisting of 13 episodes aired from January to April 2020, and the second cour consisting of 12 episodes aired from October to December 2020.

The manga series published in Weekly Shonen Jump from 2012 to 2020, and the manga chapters have been collected into 45 volumes. Viz Media has licensed the manga in North America, and they described the Haikyuu series as follows:

After losing his first and last volleyball match against Tobio Kageyama, “the King of the Court,” Shoyo Hinata swears to become his rival after graduating middle school. But what happens when the guy he wants to defeat ends up being his teammate?!

Source: Official Website

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