'Haikyu!!' Season 3 Updates: Realese Date Confirmed, New Characters Revealed In Teaser

Waiting time is over--The "freak" quick attack is back! The hit volleyball anime "Haikyu!!" Season 3 is coming this October 7. The confirmed release date of the much-awaited Karasuno High School vs Shiratorizawa Academy finals match was published in the 39th volume of the "Weekly Shounen Jump" magazine.

I.G. Productions, the same company which created the first two seasons will be producing "Haikyu!!" Season 3. However, instead of the usual 25 episodes, the third sequel with full title "Haikyu!! Karasuno High vs Shiratorizawa Academy,"  will only be composed of ten episodes, fandompost reported.

Anime News Network listed the voice actors for the new characters for the Shiratorizawa Volleyball Club that was recently released with the teaser:

  • Ryota Takeuchi as Wakatoshi Ushijima
  • 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
  • Ryusei Nakao as Tanji Washijō, the coach of Shiratorizawa Academy.

Watch the teaser of "Haikyu!!" Season 3 below:


Updates about the exact time and other details will soon be announced. 

Plot Summary

Who said volleyball is just for tall people? Hinata Shouyo wanted to play volleyball since he saw the 'Little Giant' competing equally and winning over tall players in the Nationals. Unfortunately, he has never played the sport and his middle school has no men's volleyball team. He decided to form a team in his school  with his friends (he definitely just dragged them) and freshmen students. In his last year, he was finally able to enter a competition. However, they were utterly defeated after their first match where Hinata meets his eternal rival Kageyama Tobio, the genius setter. He then vows to defeat him.

Fast track to High School: Hinata decides to go to Karasuno where the 'Little Giant' previously played, but is now just a mediocre team. And guess who's playing in its volleyball court? It's no other than his hated rival. The inexperienced but full of raw talent and athleticism (and by the way he's only 162cm) Hinata, and the confident, polished talent, Kageyama, fight and bicker a lot from the start but they form the greatest volleyball combination to take down stronger opponents and reach the Nationals.

"Haikyu!!" Season 3 will follow their Final match in the Miyagi Prefecture qualifiers which will decide the representative for the Nationals.

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