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3rd Haikyu!! Anime's 2nd Promo Video Previews Characters

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Season featuring match between Karasuno High, Shiratorizawa Academy premieres in October

The official website for the Haikyu!! Karasuno Kōkō VS Shiratorizawa Gakuen Kōkō (Haikyu!! Karasuno High vs Shiratorizawa Academy) anime began streaming the second promotional video on Friday. The video previews the players from Shiratorizawa Academy.


The 33rd issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump revealed the cast for the team in July:

  • Subaru Kimura as Satori Tendō
  • Shimba Tsuchiya as Tsutomu Goshiki
  • Toshiyuki Toyonaga as Kenjirō Shirabu
  • Teruyuki Tanzawa as Reon Ōhira
  • Takuma Terashima as Eita Semi
  • Kenji Fukuda as Hayato Yamakata
  • Daiki Ōmori as Taichi Kawanishi
  • Ryota Takeuchi as Wakatoshi Ushijima

The third anime season based on Haruichi Furudate's Haikyu!! volleyball manga will premiere in October.

The staff is returning from the first two seasons. Susumu Mitsunaka is again directing the series at Production I.G with assistant director Mariko Ishikawa. Taku Kishimoto is handling series composition and Takahiro Kishida is designing the characters. Yuuko Yahiro is joining Takahiro Chiba as a chief animation director. Hiromi Kikuta is serving as sound director and Yuuki Hayashi and Asami Tachibana are composing the music. Burnout Syndromes is performing the opening theme song "Hikariare," and Nico Touches the Walls is performing the ending theme song "Mashi Mashi."

The first anime season premiered in April 2014. The second season premiered in October 2015. Sentai Filmworks has licensed and released the first season on home video, and has also licensed the second season. Crunchyroll streamed both seasons as they aired.

The anime franchise also received two compilation anime films in July and September of last year.

Viz Media published the first volume of the original manga in North America on July 5.


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