Everything We Know About Haikyuu Season 5
Talking about shonen storylines and missing out on the Haikyuu anime series is simply impossible. After the premiere of its chapter four in December 2020, fans are awaiting its next sequel. Unfortunately, no official announcement about the same has come to our notice. But that does not mean it is not happening. After airing the last episode of the fourth installment, Haikyuu!! tweet hinted at the arrival of another season. In the past, the anime creators expressed heartfelt gratitude towards their cast and crew members for putting in the effort and time in producing a successful show. Further, it said, “Looking forward to the continuation.’” However, it might take some time to make it official.
Haikyuu revolves around the story of a middle schooler, Shoyo Hinata who grews fondness for volleyball following a Karasuno High Play. The twist comes when none of his peers or schoolmates are disinclined towards the sports. However, at the year-end, he can pursue his pals to partake in a volleyball tournament. But the team loses des[ite their efforts and practice sessions to the “King of the Court”, Tabio Kageyama.
Hinata represents Karasuno High and is surprised to see Kageyama as his new teammate. INsw[pite of their differences, they could complement each other’s sports’ skills on the ground. Every season comes up with its hurdles, rivalries, new players, and fierce competitions. For a sports enthusiast, watching this series is no less than a delight.
If you are also keen to hear any news about Haikyuu’s fifth season, then we have got you covered. Here’s everything you must know about its cast, release date, and plot story:
When will Haikyuu Season 5 premiere?
Haikyuu released its first three parts from 2014 to 2016. Yet we heard nothing about the fourth installment until late 2020. But the wait lasted longer than that. It made it to the audience in two split cons- January to April and October to December 2020. Without any concrete information about its forthcoming season, it is not easy to reveal the release date. However, we assume that the production might take 12 months from its announcement. So, be ready for the expected delay.
So if we have to predict an air date, it would be probably in mid-2023.
Who will be the cast of Haikyuu Season 5?
Be ready to see your favorite characters returning for the fifth season. Haikyuu’s cast members comprise Ryusei Nakao as Tanji Washijo, Yoshimasa Hosoya as Asahi Azumane, Ayumu Murase as Shoyo Hinata, Nobuhiko Okamoto as Yu Nishinoya, Mamuro Miyano as Atsumu Miya, Kaito Ishikawa as Tobio Kageyama, Yuu Hayashi as Ryunoksuke Tanaka, Nobuyuki Sagara as Hisashi Kinoshita, Hiroshi Kamiya as Ittetsu Takeda, Yu Miyazaki as Sachiro Hirugmai, Jun Nazuka as Aran Ojiro, Hideaki Kabumoto as Osamu Miya. Hoping that the animated characters make a comeback with more power-packed action and more fun.
Revealing Haikyuu Season 5’s Story Plot
Haruichi Furudate’s manga series is narrated through Haikyuu anime TV series to the fans world over. The preceding season witnessed the hurdles of Karasuno High Play to get into the champions. It also followed old follies, Kageyama and Hinata coming together to compete against teams. Their new partnership is putting their team in light. Season 5 will follow the hyped match between Nekoma vs. Karasuno and also, many matches are on the way. So, soon tune in for a new season of volleyball.
Hoping for more concrete information about Haikyuu’s forthcoming Season. Till then, keep watching this space for more.
Is Haikyuu Season still in Development? (Updated May 25, 2022?
As of May 2022, it looks Haikyuu is still in development. However, it’s unclear as the makers are keeping quiet about it. Fans are now anxious and have been demanding for a fifth season as soon as possible but they might have to wait for a while since the expected release date would fall somewhere in 2023 given that there has been no word from the makers or the studio. Here are some posts of the fan’s reactions–
— MoHit BhAtt (@moHIT3077) May 21, 2021
— UB.COMICART (@ubcomicart) December 29, 2020
Haikyuu is Back in June 2020, Japanese music producer Yoshiki Kobayashi revealed that the recording for the fifth season of Haikyuu had begun. Although, it’s been over a year since that piece of information was reported. We still haven’t heard any news on the renewal of Haikyuu season 5 either.
A huge thank you to the entire Haikyu!! Anime team for their continued hard work this past year!
— HAIKYU!! (@Haikyu_EN) December 18, 2020
Rumours and Speculations
*Spoiler Alert for non-manga readers. This might contain spoilers proceed at your own risk!*
There are also various rumours and speculations that Haikyuu season 5 might have a fresh plot; probably the storyline will follow the timeskip as in the manga. After the time skip, Hinata Shoyo the main protagonist will be 21 years old. The rest of the team members have all graduated from high school and each of them have their own jobs. Except for Hinata and Kageyama who are members of a pro team but both of them are in different teams. As for the highly anticipated match between Nekoma Vs. karasuno, we might get a movie on that or we’re not entirely sure though. Further announcement awaits!
How long do we have to wait for Season 5 of Haikyuu?
The specific release date is not known but it’s likely that it’ll arrive sometime in 2023 and hopefully, we get an announcement soon about the fifth season.
Nevertheless, if you’re that impatient you can go ahead and read the manga. The final volume of the manga series is out. In August, 2021, the Twitter account for Haikyu English readers shared a tweet that reads: “”This is the final volume. Thank you so much for everything!”
“Haruichi Furudate’s author comment from Haikyu!! Volume 45. The Final Volume releases in the U.S August 3rd!”
You can also check the tweet below:
"This is the final volume. Thank you so much for everything!"
Haruichi Furudate's author comment from Haikyu!! Volume 45. The Final Volume releases in the U.S August 3rd!
— HAIKYU!! (@Haikyu_EN) August 1, 2021
It seems like it’s going to take a lot longer for season 5 to finally arrive. In the meantime, you can rewatch seasons 1, 2, 3, and 4 which are now available for streaming on Funimationn, Crunchyroll, and Netflix.
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