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Haikyuu!!


Alternative Titles

English: Haikyu!!
Synonyms: High Kyuu!!, HQ!!
Japanese: ハイキュー!!

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 25
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 6, 2014 to Sep 21, 2014
Premiered: Spring 2014
Broadcast: Sundays at 17:00 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Production I.G
Source: Manga
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 8.681 (scored by 120,211 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #422
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #144
Members: 211,041
Favorites: 11,087
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Ranked #42Popularity #144Members 211,041
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Episodes: /25

Synopsis

Inspired after watching a volleyball ace nicknamed "Little Giant" in action, small-statured Shouyou Hinata revives the volleyball club at his middle school. The newly-formed team even makes it to a tournament; however, their first match turns out to be their last when they are brutally squashed by the "King of the Court," Tobio Kageyama. Hinata vows to surpass Kageyama, and so after graduating from middle school, he joins Karasuno High School's volleyball team—only to find that his sworn rival, Kageyama, is now his teammate.

Thanks to his short height, Hinata struggles to find his role on the team, even with his superior jumping power. Surprisingly, Kageyama has his own problems that only Hinata can help with, and learning to work together appears to be the only way for the team to be successful. Based on Haruichi Furudate's popular shounen manga of the same name, Haikyuu!! is an exhilarating and emotional sports comedy following two determined athletes as they attempt to patch a heated rivalry in order to make their high school volleyball team the best in Japan.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

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Characters & Voice Actors

Hinata, Shouyou
Hinata, Shouyou
Main
Murase, Ayumu
Japanese
Murase, Ayumu
Kageyama, Tobio
Kageyama, Tobio
Main
Ishikawa, Kaito
Japanese
Ishikawa, Kaito
Oikawa, Tooru
Oikawa, Tooru
Supporting
Namikawa, Daisuke
Japanese
Namikawa, Daisuke
Nishinoya, Yuu
Nishinoya, Yuu
Supporting
Okamoto, Nobuhiko
Japanese
Okamoto, Nobuhiko

Staff

Mitsunaka, Susumu
Mitsunaka, Susumu
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Kikuta, Hiromi
Kikuta, Hiromi
Sound Director
Ibata, Yoshihide
Ibata, Yoshihide
Episode Director
Hirata, Tomohiro
Hirata, Tomohiro
Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation


Edit Opening Theme

#1: "Imagination (イマジネーション)" by SPYAIR (eps 1-13)
#2: "Ah Yeah!!" by Sukima Switch (eps 15-25)

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Tenchi Gaeshi (天地ガエシ)" by NICO Touches the Walls (eps 1-13)
#2: "Ah Yeah!!" by Sukima Switch (ep 14)
#3: "LEO" by tacica (eps 15-25)



More reviewsReviews

SheasonDuerulo
Sep 21, 2014
To be honest, I'm guilty of being biased and judgemental, and more than once to boot. A few years ago I had seen my friend's collection of Naruto manga. I scoffed and even teased him a bit, having seen what appeared to be ridiculous anime promos on TV aimed at children. Within a year, I had discovered anime and manga myself. I have since apologized. Then, a year ago in the fall FAL league, I found myself incredulous at how popular and highly praised the sequel to Kuroko no Basket was. Subsequently, I stumbled across a volleyball anime with what seemed to be an interesting read more
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Haduki
Nov 16, 2014
The most important thing in a team sports is, without a doubt, the team. This holds especially true for volleyball. Having six talented players is all fine, but as long as they aren’t a team and don’t show team spirit, that talent is surely in vain. But what if it’s the other way round; is it a surefire way to win when you have one team where not everyone is talented?

Not really. But the chances are higher when there’s one team, rather than six players.

Haikyuu!!, or High Jump in English, is about Hinata and Kageyama, two players who originally stand at the opposite side of read more
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andabri
Oct 1, 2014
So if you can tell from my score, I really freaking love this anime. I have to preface this by saying, I am NOT a sports anime fan. It's one of the last genres I look to because I've disliked/dropped over 90% of the ones I've seen. So I'm incredibly biased.

Story:
The story in Haikyuu! is what amazes me most possible.

It's all volleyball, volleyball, volleyball, yet I'm never tired of it (despite not being an avid volleyball fan). The relationships between the players develops in all aspects: the relationships between the players as friends, as teammates, as students in different school years, as a read more
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KyoumaZ
Nov 6, 2014
“So long as I am here, you will be the strongest” – Tobio Kageyama

“Haikyuu!!” is one of the most successful shows in the 2014 season and is consistently well appreciated within the Anime community. Based on that face and that I’m indeed a pretty big fan of the sport Volleyball, I’ve decided to give Haikyuu a chance and I wasn’t disappointed at all, in fact it beat all of my exceptions I had in this Series.

I won’t go any deeper in the synopsis, because I think it’s already covered well enough by MAL.
Overall the story itself is pretty solid and well executed, read more
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