The Haikyu!! Boys Find Their Japanese Volleyball League Counterparts

posted on by Kim Morrissy

The volleyball-themed anime Haikyu!! is collaborating with Japan's top-level volleyball league V.League. V.League's Twitter account has been releasing visuals of the Karasuno boys matching off against their V.League counterpart.

The first tweet pits Chikara Ennoshita, de facto leader of Karasuno's team, against Yu Kuriki from the VC Nagano Tridents.

The second tweet pits Yū Nishinoya, Karasuno's libero, against Tomohiro Yamamoto from the Osaka Blazers Sakai.

The third tweet pits Asahi Azumane, Karasuno's ace, against Hidetomo Hoshino from the Toray Arrows.

The fourth tweet pits Ryūnosuke Tanaka, wing spiker, against Yasunari Kodama from the Panasonic Panthers.

More information about the collaboration will be announced at a press conference scheduled for October 16, including a collaboration visual and a special message from Shoyo Hinata's voice actor Ayumu Murase.

The fourth season of the Haikyu!! television anime, titled Haikyu!! To The Top, will premiere in January 2020 in the Super Animeism timeslot on MBS.

[Via Nijimen]

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