Haikyu!! Anime's 4th Season Reveals January 10 Premiere, Continuation in July 2020
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The official website for Haikyu!! To The Top, the fourth season of the Haikyu!! anime, revealed on Friday that the anime will premiere in Japan on January 10 late at night at 1:25 a.m. (effectively January 11) on MBS and TBS. The site also revealed that the anime will air from January through March, and will then continue on for a second cours (quarter of a year) in July 2020.
The site is also streaming a teaser promotional video for the anime. The video previews Burnout Syndromes' opening theme song "PHOENIX."
The anime will air in the Super Animeism timeslot on MBS. Kazuyuki Okitsu is joining the cast as Suguru Daishō. Natsuki Hanae will voice the character Kōrai Hoshiumi from Kamomedai High School, and Mamoru Miyano will voice the character Atsumu Miya from Inarizaki High School. CHICO with Honeyworks will perform the ending song "Kessen Spirit" (Spirit of Decisive Battle).
Production I.G's first television anime adaptation of Furudate's volleyball manga premiered in April 2014. The second season of the anime premiered in October 2015, and the third season premiered in October 2016. Crunchyroll streamed all three seasons as they aired in Japan, and Sentai Filmworks has licensed all three seasons. Sentai Filmworks released the anime's first season on DVD and Blu-ray Disc in 2015, then again in November 2017 with an English dub. The company released the second season on home video in January 2018.
Crunchyroll also began streaming the Haikyu!! The Movie: Talent and Sense and Haikyu!! The Movie: Battle of Concepts compilation films in December. Both films opened in Japan in September 2017. An earlier pair of compilation films, Gekijō-ban Haikyu!! Owari to Hajimari and Gekijō-ban Haikyu!! Shōsha to Haisha, premiered in Japan in 2015.
Haruichi Furudate launched the original manga in 2011. Viz Media is publishing the manga digitally and in print. The manga is currently in its last arc. The manga has also inspired a series of stage plays.