Haikyū!! is a manga written and drawn by Haruichi Furudate. It was published from February 2012 to July 2020 and was compiled into a total of forty-five volumes. An anime television series adaptation produced by Production I.G studio aired between April and September 2014, followed by a second season between October 2015 and March 2016, and a third season between October and December 2016. A fourth season aired between January 2020 and December 2020 and while fans definitely expected a fifth season, something entirely different happened. Could it be that Haikyū!! is ending before it adapts the whole manga? No, it’s not, but we still won’t be seeing a fifth season of the anime. This article will help you understand what is going to happen with Haikyū!!.
And while the majority of fans expected Haikyū!! to conclude with a proper fifth season, on August 13, it was officially confirmed that the series would be ending with a two-part anime movie titled Haikyū!!: FINAL, rather than with a proper fifth season. Production I.G confirmed that they would be coming back to finish the story to an end. A release window has not been given yet, although we don’t expect to see anything before late 2023.
The rest of this article is going to bring you all the known and unknown information related to the upcoming two-part movie conclusion of the Haikyū!! series, which will serve as the series’ ending instead of a fifth season. You’re going to find out about all the relevant production and distribution information that we know at the moment, as well as how it will conclude the series.
Is Haikyū!! getting a fifth season? No, it’s getting a two-part movie finale!
On August 8, the official site of the Haikyu!! series released a five-day countdown which ended on August 13. In the meantime, fans were speculating on what the countdown was hiding, with most fans believing that a fifth and final season was going to be announced, but things happened differently. Namely, on August 13, it was confirmed that Haikyū!! would, indeed, be ending, but not with a fifth season! Namely, it was revealed that the series would be ending with a two-part movie finale, rather than a fifth anime season, as most fans speculated. An official release date has not been provided yet, but we don’t expect the movies to appear before late 2023.
Is there a trailer for Haikyu!! FINAL?
You now know all the facts and our thoughts related to the movie finale of Haikyū!! , which means that you’ve probably deduced by yourselves that a trailer for the upcoming two-part movie finale of Haikyū!! could be online. Namely, such announcements are – generally – accompanied by, at least, a teaser trailer and Haikyū!! has not disappointed us in that aspect. Since we really do have a teaser trailer for the upcoming Haikyū!! movie finale, you can check it out here:
This is a good insight into the upcoming movies as it tells you what you can expect. A release date will be provided later.
What is the cast of the Haikyū!! FINAL movies?
The main cast of the upcoming Haikyū!! movies won’t be going through many changes in comparison with the earlier season, at least not as far as we know. Some new characters will be introduced, that is certain, but the main cast will remain – for the most part – unchanged until the very end. This is why we think that the main voice cast since that is an unwritten rule in modern-day anime adaptations, will return for the upcoming two-part movie finale. This is whom you can expect to hear again:
|Character||Japanese Voice Actor (Seiyū)|
|Shōyō Hinata||Ayumu Murase|
|Tobio Kageyama||Kaito Ishikawa|
|Daichi Sawamura||Satoshi Hino|
|Kōshi Sugawara||Miyu Irino|
|Ryūnosuke Tanaka||Yū Hayashi|
|Kei Tsukishima||Kōki Uchiyama|
|Tadashi Yamaguchi||Sōma Saitō|
|Yū Nishinoya||Nobuhiko Okamoto|
|Asahi Azumane||Toshiki Masuda|
|Chikara Ennoshita||Toshiki Masuda|
|Keishin Ukai||Kazunari Tanaka|
|Kiyoko Shimizu||Kaori Nazuka|
|Ittetsu Takeda||Hiroshi Kamiya|
|Yuutarō Kindaichi||Makoto Furukawa|
|Yui Michimiya||Asami Seto|
|Tooru Oikawa||Daisuke Namikawa|
|Hajime Iwaizumi||Hiroyuki Yoshino|
|Yuusuke Takinoue||Shuuhei Sakaguchi|
|Makoto Shimada||Tomoaki Maeno|
|Kenma Kozume||Yūki Kaji|
|Tetsurō Kuroo||Yūichi Nakamura|
|Satori Tendō||Subaru Kimura|
|Wakatoshi Ushijima||Ryōta Takeuchi|
|Takahiro Hanamaki||Tōru Sakurai|
Where will you be able to watch the Haikyū!! movies?
Currently, you cannot watch the Haikyu!! movies anywhere, since the movies haven’t even come out yet. As for the previous seasons, we know that they have been streamed on Crunchyroll, the biggest anime source in the West, so it is safe to assume that Crunchyroll will retain the streaming rights for the two movies as well once they come out.