Haikyu!! Season 5

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“Haikyu!!” is a popular Japanese anime, stretched over several years. The story of the weak volleyball team of an ordinary Japanese school has become interesting and inspiring for millions of young viewers. What is the secret of this?

Genre – sports comedy.

The premiere of the season 1 was held on April 6, 2014.
The premiere of the season 2 – October 4, 2015.
The premiere of the season 3 (Haikyū !! Karasuno High School vs Shiratorizawa Academy) – October 8, 2016.
The premiere of the season 4 (Haikyū !! To The Top) – January 10, 2020.

Several films have also been released:
Gekijō-ban Haikyu !! Owari to Hajimari – July 3, 2015.
Gekijō-ban Haikyu !! Shōsha to Haisha – September 18, 2015.
Haikyu !! Sainō to Sense – September 15, 2017.
Haikyu !! Concept no Tatakai – September 29, 2017.

When will the sequel to the anime “Haikyu!! Season 5” be released?

According to forecasts, the anime director Masako Sato will not stop at the release of the season 4. Despite the fact that the gap between the releases of the 3rd and 4th seasons was more than 3 years, fans still expect new series. According to critics, the beginning of 2021 may give viewers a portion of the new stories of young players.

The sports career of the protagonists is not over yet, ahead are new victories and professional, adult tournaments. They can show us much more…

Plot

Karasuno High School is the home of the strongest volleyball team. The season 1 provides an opportunity to get acquainted with the main character – Shoyo Hinata. The viewer sees the beginning of his big and difficult way. And most importantly – we understand his motivation, the desire to be the best athlete. With overcoming his shortcomings, the development and improvement of his body, the guy learns the value of team play.

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The main characters of the anime

In Season 2, Hinata faces a serious defeat, falling into the abyss of his negative emotions. At the same time, guys who begin to train more seriously, grow professionally. Without stopping at anything, honing their skills and mastery, the guys show magnificent and exciting games in the next seasons. But we must not forget that in addition to sports, everyone has the right to their own personal life. And there you only compete with yourself…

Main characters

  • Shoyo Hinata – once saw a game on television, since then volleyball is his dream; despite his short stature, Shoyo strives to become the best volleyball player; the guy is a little clumsy, but he has determination, perseverance and fortitude; he does not even allow himself to think that he will lose in the game, because before the start of the game everyone has equal chances; among the advantages of Shoyo as a player are agility, excellent reflexes, a physically strong body and a magnificent jump; position – middle blocker.
  • Tobio Kageyama – the best player of his team; his pass has a high accuracy; the guy is serious in the training process; constantly striving to improve his professional skills; has good physical fitness; with the help of push-ups, he trains his fingers; Tobio and Shoyo become the strongest players.

Interesting Facts

  1. The anime is based on the eponymous manga of a sports genre created by Haruichi Furudate. The manga was first published on February 20, 2012 in Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine. In March 2020, the 42nd volume is scheduled for release. It is noteworthy that in childhood Furudate herself was fond of volleyball, her position is blocker. It is worth noting that it is not known whether Haruichi Furudate is a woman.
  2. The director of the first 3 seasons was Susumu Mitsunaka (1-3 seasons), the season 4 – Masako Sato – a lover of the sports genre. Among her works is the popular anime “Anima Yell!”, which tells about cheerleader girls. In addition, her projects: “Run with the Wind” about a runner athlete; “Welcome to the Ballroom” about a guy who accidentally fell into the world of ballroom dancing, etc.

Haikyu!! Season 5: release date

NumberSeries titleRelease date
5x01Series 1the beginning of 2021
5x02Series 2the beginning of 2021
5x03Series 3the beginning of 2021
5x04Series 4the beginning of 2021
5x05Series 5the beginning of 2021
5x06Series 6the beginning of 2021
5x07Series 7the beginning of 2021
5x08Series 8the beginning of 2021
5x09Series 9the beginning of 2021
5x10Series 10the beginning of 2021

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