Haikyuu!! vs. "Akaten"

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Synonyms: Haikyuu!! Jump Festa 2015 Special, Haikyuu!! OVA, Haikyuu!! vs. Failing Grade
Japanese: ハイキュー!! VS"赤点"


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: May 2, 2016
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Production I.G
Source: Manga
Genre: SportsSports
Themes: SchoolSchool, Team SportsTeam Sports
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.771 (scored by 4451844,518 users)
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Ranked: #9692
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Right before the volleyball club's training camp in Tokyo, both Shouyou Hinata and Tobio Kageyama fail a final exam. As the make-up exams and the trip overlap, the boys plead their desperate case to the vice principal to no avail. Since their indispensable teammates are forced to stay behind to study, the club's members find different ways to help them pass and join the camp in time.

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Haikyuu!! vs. Akaten was screened at Jump Festa 2015 on November 3, 2015. It was later bundled with the limited edition of the manga's 21st volume, which was released on May 2, 2016.

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Nov 24, 2018
So, I'm guessing what this episode is is a section of the manga that was more fleshed out than what was shown in the series. In other words, this is an episode that they couldn't fit in the main lineup.

If you've seen the second season of Haikyuu!!, then you'll have seen certain parts of this episode already. All this episode does is fill in the blanks. I don't think it's an absolutely essential OVA to watch, but I do think that it provides a little something more to the characters.

Tanaka is the first example that comes to mind because you'll see him in ...
Jun 27, 2021
Haikyuu! Vs failing exams.Hinata and kageyama passed some of their exams except one.They have to take make-up exams.Atleast scoring 80 plus.All his team members cheer them and help them to study hard.
This episode basically from manga.I really enjoyed it.Tsukiyama makes fun of them.Saying they are monkeys can't score in English language.
Overall this episode I scored 8 points out of 10.The first ova is Lev appears.And this ova is falling marks.
Hinata and kageyama succeeded to scor higher than 80 and reached falcon evening.
Nekoma and other schools having pratice matches...

This episode is hilarious.If made me laugh too..
Jul 29, 2019
Haikyuu! Season 1 OVA Review
By: Haruichi Furudate
July 7, 2019

There are two OVA's in this season. The first one is where a new character has been introduced. In this series, there's only two paths that they can choose from. It is to improve all members of the team or to add new member who have the foundation need and can add to the level of the team itself. And this OVA shows that they pick the first one. This character just need polishment and practice to improve. In the future, how he play will be a sight to see. The second OVA is more on a ...

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