The 12th issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump revealed an upcoming Haikyu!! one-shot chapter by Haruichi Furudate . This one-shot Haikyu!! manga chapter will see what Hinata and other fan-favorite characters are up to in the year 2022. Haruichi Furudate teased the announcement with an illustrated picture of a current Toru Oikawa.
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The new one-shot is a part of the 10th-anniversary celebration for the Haikyu!! manga. Other projects for the celebration included a 10th-anniversary commemorative book, LINE stamps drawn by Haruichi Furudate, a radio drama, and a digital full-color edition of the manga.
Hype for Haikyu!!: The Popularity Leading to the Haikyu!! One-Shot
Furudate launched the original Haikyu!! manga in 2011. The series ended in July 2020 with both manga and anime adaptations. Since then, Shueisha published the manga’s final 45th volume in November 2020 at the same time as its Japanese release. MANGA Plus is also published the manga digitally in English for free.
Since its release, Haikyu!! has seen a large surge in popularity for different reasons. Many praise the characters, while others praise the storyline and development. One of the biggest praises of the season consists of the series is a heartfelt and passionate portrayal of volleyball and its players.
The series has inspired a number of adaptations, including an anime, a series of stage plays, a clay animated short, anime films, and many music videos.
Haikyu!!’s anime adaption was done by Production I.G. The anime first premiered in April 2014, with the second season in October 2016. Then, the show saw a regular release and update schedule with new episodes and seasons until July 2020. The second half of the fourth Haikyu!! season was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic but premiered in October 2020.