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Haikyuu!!

Haikyuu!!

Alternative Titles

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

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Feb 20, 2012 to ?
Authors: Furudate, Haruichi (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen Jump (Weekly)

Statistics

Score: 8.771 (scored by 13745 users)
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Ranked: #312
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Popularity: #99
Members: 34,891
Favorites: 3,281
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Synopsis

A chance event triggered Shouyou Hinata's love for volleyball. His club had no members, but somehow persevered and finally made it into its very first and final regular match of middle school, where it was steamrolled by Tobio Kageyama, a superstar player known as "King of the Court." Vowing revenge, Hinata applied to the Karasuno High School volleyball club... only to come face-to-face with his hated rival, Kageyama!

(Source: Shounen Jump)

Background

Haikyuu!! won the 61st Shogakukan Manga Award for the shounen category in 2015.

The series has been published in English by VIZ Media under the Shonen Jump imprint since July 5, 2016. It is planned to be released in one month intervals so that it can catch up to the Japanese releases sooner.

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Characters

Hinata, Shouyou
Hinata, Shouyou
Main
Kageyama, Tobio
Kageyama, Tobio
Main
Oikawa, Tooru
Oikawa, Tooru
Supporting
Nishinoya, Yuu
Nishinoya, Yuu
Supporting
Tsukishima, Kei
Tsukishima, Kei
Supporting
Kuroo, Tetsurou
Kuroo, Tetsurou
Supporting
Kozume, Kenma
Kozume, Kenma
Supporting


More reviewsReviews

daisies
Jan 17, 2013
I really liked how this manga has such a realistic feel to it and how it can still give off this lighthearted vibe. It's nowhere as heavy as other sports shounen but still manages to convey the effort and feelings of the players.

Story - 10
I loved the story so far, how it's not just training-match-training-match and so forth but also focuses on the players and their quirks, you get to know each one quite a bit. Moreover, it's super funny without coming over as forced or insanely stupid so the humour is definintely a big plus as well.

Art - 9
It's not the best read more
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TAK3Z0
Apr 6, 2014
After his horror manga Furudate-sensei changed genre to sport and while the prototype one-shot of Haikyuu still lacked "something" and it wasn't so well recieved (mostly by the "western" audience ) it got green on serialization in Weekly Shonen Jump and author took advantage of Haikyuu's potential to the fullest and created one of the most popular sport series in WSJ in years with addition of really well recieved anime.

The one who first looked as nemesis became biggest ally. Of course the path isn't so easy and takes time. And so by turn of fate our main duo (a promising read more
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PikaGioma
Sep 13, 2015
Haikyuu!!, a really fun and enjoyable manga. And anime as well. A friend recommended this one, and I grew more and more curious. After the first episode I was already hooked on the show. I started the manga only a little after I finished the anime, and I loved each line of it.

The story is really well-thought and all I can say is that it never makes me bored. Each match ends with a different outcome, and this is, in my opinion, a very difficult thing to do. Try thinking about how to end ten matches all in different ways. Every time, it made read more
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Meshi_chan
Jun 22, 2014
You're looking for a light sports manga? Then Haikyuu!! it is.

Story : Love the 'Your greatest enemy became your formidable ally' concept. The story starts out with a nice start. A young kid who wanted to play volleyball after he was amazed by an athlete performance on TV and wanted to be like him. The story was a bit slow-paced though, I'm not surprise if some people dropped the manga because its slow-paced. But I think the match was pretty well written and drawn that it covered the slow-paced. It's an 8/10.

Art : The art was outstanding. It was soft (for me, at least) read more
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