Haikyu is a popular sports anime that came out in April 2014. The anime was last active in December 2020. Fans of the series have been eagerly waiting for further updates on the project. The franchise revealed that it would announce ten new projects to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the series. A recent reveal confirmed that Haruichi Furudate would draw a special manga as part of the lineup. Fans of the series are excited to see what further news the projects will reveal. Keep reading for more details on the new Haikyu manga.
Haikyu is a volleyball-themed sports manga series that started as a one-shot in January 2011. Since February 2012, Weekly Shonen Jump began serializing the manga. The manga ran for forty-five volumes and ended in July 2020. The manga inspired an anime television series by Production I.G. The anime has completed four seasons and is yet to receive updates for another season.
Haikyu Announces New Manga!
In December last year, the Haikyu franchise has revealed a huge surprise for fans. In view of the tenth anniversary of the manga series, the franchise said they would reveal ten new projects. The announcement was made at the Jump Festa event last year. Four of the ten projects were revealed at the event. The first was a new visual by Haruichi Furudate, and the second was an exhibition. Next, the franchise announced a radio drama penned by the mangaka. Lastly, they announced a live volleyball match in collaboration with V League.
The twelfth issue of the Weekly Shonen Jump has hinted at the fifth project. The magazine informed that Haruichi Furudate would work on a special one-page manga. There was no news whether what the manga would include. Eager fans are excited to receive some updates from the franchise. The franchise urged fans to be on the lookout for more exciting projects. Fans of the series are speculating that the upcoming projects will include updates about season 5.
Will Haikyu Have A Season 5?
Haikyu is one of the most-streamed anime. The anime was a huge success and gained a lot of following. The anime balances the realistic matches with emotional friendships and interesting plot developments. It only covered around two hundred chapters. So, the anime still has a lot of source material to go on. As of now, there are no official announcements that confirm there will be a season 5.
However, it is natural for this popular series to get renewed for another season. So, there is a chance that the series will get another season. Fans of the series are hoping that the next five projects will include more information regarding season 5. The project could have been delayed due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus. Many studios have suffered and pushed much anime to a later date. It is possible that Haikyu was suffering delays in production due to the pandemic.
Haikyu New Manga Release Date
The Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has revealed that the one-page special manga will release on February 20, 2022. The franchise hinted to fans that there would be more exciting updates on the next projects. We will update the latest information on Haikyu here. So stay tuned and keep an eye out for the latest updates.