You know you have landed the best resource for Haikyuu anime updates here you will get a brief intro about the most popular anime series and movies. The Haikyuu franchise is based on the manga series by Haruichi Furudate by the same name Haikyuu. Haikyuu movie and series depict the story of a determined boy named Shoyo Hinata who has a promising career in the volleyball sport. Also referred to as “Little Giant” he is a prominent player at Karasuno High School along with many other lead characters such as Tobio Kageyama. The first episode premiered on the MBS platform on 6th April 2014. While in the United States and the American continent, Viz Media and Sentai Filmworks have the rights to its release. Additionally, all completed seasons are available on the Netflix platform and can be watched after paying their subscription amount.
How many Haikyuu movies are there?
The series has so far completed four seasons successfully and the fans are eagerly anticipating the fifth one which is claimed to be released this following year. Additionally, the Haikyuu franchise has four Haikyuu movies which are listed below. The series will become more logical if you will view them in the order the movies were released therefore you should not miss the opportunity to check the synchronization of the movies and series given here:
|SERIAL NUMBER||HAIKYUU MOVIE NAME JAPANESE||HAIKYUU MOVIE ENGLISH TRANSLATION||RELEASE DATE||WHEN TO WATCH??|
|1||Gekijō-ban Haikyu!! Owari to Hajimari||Haikyu!! the Movie: Ending and Beginning||3 July 2015||After completing the first season|
|2||Gekijō-ban Haikyu!! Shōsha to Haisha||Haikyu!! the Movie: Winners and Losers||18 September 2015||After completing the first movie|
|3||Haikyu!! Sainō to Sense||Haikyu!! Genius and SenseHaikyu!! Genius and Sense||15 September 2017||After completing the third season|
|4||Haikyu!! Concept no Tatakai||Haikyu!! Battle of Concepts||29 September 2017||After completing the third movie|
- Gekijō-ban Haikyu!! Owari to Hajimari or Haikyu!! the Movie: Ending and Beginning
Tobio Kageyama defeats our lead character Shoyo Hinata in a volleyball tournament match. Shoyo made up his mind to beat Tobio in all future outcomes therefore decided to leave his previous school and get transferred to Karasuno High School for better opportunities. Adding to his surprise there, he is bewildered to see Tobio was also transferred to Karasuno High which shattered all his dreams of defeating Tobio. The two then form a lethal basketball duo that amplifies both players’ skills. However, later in the manga series, it is revealed that Shoyo was able to defeat Tobio in a club match while they started playing professionally in Japanese clubs.
- Gekijō-ban Haikyu!! Shōsha to Haisha or Haikyu!! the Movie: Winners and Losers
Karasuno High players were determined to acquire the lost glory of their school. Keeping up the spirits high, Karasuno High enters Inter-High Volleyball Tournament and proves its mettle. Though the team is studded with many star players, their functionality to work as a team will be challenged here in the tournament. The team emerges victorious after defeating their old rivals such as Date Tech High by breaking through the “Iron Wall”. Our heroes infuse their skills and hard work in the tournament which awards them excellent outcomes. Karasuno High is able to retrieve back their lost glory and becomes an impactful team after the tournament. In this movie, you will also enjoy some humorous elements which you would not have expected otherwise.
- Haikyu!! Sainō to Sense or Haikyu!! Genius and SenseHaikyu!! Genius and Sense
Our victorious team decides to attend a boot camp organized by the Nekoma High School on behalf of Karasuno High. The boot camp tests the level of our heroes, the team successively loses matches where at a point the players tend to doubt their own capabilities. The team soon recovers and starts working on their shortcomings. Karasuno High now has reached a level above and defeats arch-rivals Spring High and Aoba Johsai High in crucial events to qualify for the national tournament.
- Haikyu!! Concept no Tatakai or Haikyu!! Battle of Concepts
Karasuno High team was once teased by the names such as “Flightless Crows” and “Fallen Rivals” but this all ends after they defeat Shiratorizawa High with a margin of 21-19 in the volleyball national championship. In this way, they were able to revive the glory of their team and were able to gain respect from the rival teams as well. Following the conclusion of this tournament, our team was not called “The Fallen Champions” any longer.
- Haikyuu 5th movie – release date
If you believe in rumors, it is said that the final season of the Haikyuu series will not be an anime series. The makers are planning to make a movie for the remaining manga which can be released this year by August.
Haikyuu movie reviews: Even the movie that has been released so far have become extremely popular like their web series. Here is a list of ratings by an independent platform for all the Haikyuu movies.
|SERIAL NUMBER||HAIKYUU MOVIE NAME||HAIKYUU MOVIE ENGLISH TRANSLATION||RELEASE DATE||IMDb RATING|
|1||Gekijō-ban Haikyu!! Owari to Hajimari||Haikyu!! the Movie: Ending and Beginning||3 July 2015||6.7/10|
|2||Gekijō-ban Haikyu!! Shōsha to Haisha||Haikyu!! the Movie: Winners and Losers||18 September 2015||6.8/10|
|3||Haikyu!! Sainō to Sense||Haikyu!! Genius and SenseHaikyu!! Genius and Sense||15 September 2017||7/10|
|4||Haikyu!! Concept no Tatakai||Haikyu!! Battle of Concepts||29 September 2017||7.2/10|
Where can I watch Haikyuu movies?
Now that’s a million-dollar question. You always have a plethora of options available whenever it comes to watching a movie. Similarly, for Haikyuu there are many platforms where you can watch the movie. Talking first about the legit platforms, you can prefer Crunchyroll or Netflix. Both of these platforms are accessible after you pay their subscription. However, out of the two, I would suggest you prefer Crunchyroll because it is cheaper than Netflix and if you are an anime lover, this platform is a gold mine for you because it hosts a 100% anime and manga collection.
If you somehow wish to bypass the payment methods then you can visit some torrent websites that are mentioned here. All these sites will provide you with Haikyuu movies along with many other web series and movies of different platforms and genres.
- Gogo Anime
- Anime Lab
- Anime TV