One month ahead of the release of the Haikyu!! Decisive Battle at the Garbage Dump movie, their official website has unveiled an epic IMAX visual. This Haikyuu new movie, based on Haruichi Furudate’s original work, is set to premiere on February 16th.
The striking IMAX poster features Shoyo Hinata exuding a determined spirit and an excited expression for the upcoming “Battle at the Garbage Dump,” while Satoshi Kozume sports a sly smile. The central focus of the visual highlights Hinata and Shinji in a face-off, creating a compelling contrast.
The movie has previously shared its main trailer, showcasing the theme song ORANGE by SPYAIR. The staff behind the film includes Director Susumu Mitsunaka, Character Designer Takahiro Kishida, Screenplay by Susumu Mitsunaka, Chief Animation Director Takahiro Chiba, and Music by Yuki Hayashi.
Haikyu!! is a Japanese manga created by Haruichi Furudate, revolving around volleyball. It was serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump from February 2012 to July 2020, with 45 tankōbon volumes collecting its chapters. The story centers on Shoyo Hinata, a determined boy aspiring to be a great volleyball player despite his small size.
The manga’s success led to an anime adaptation by Production I.G. The first season aired from April to September 2014, the second from October 2015 to March 2016, and the third from October to December 2016. The fourth season, released in two parts from January to December 2020, was announced during Jump Festa ’19. Additionally, On August 13, 2022, they revealed two final Haikyu!! anime movies, concluding the series. The first one, titled Haikyu!! the Movie Decisive Battle at the Garbage Dump, which we talked about and it is set to come out on February 16, 2024.
Viz Media holds the manga license in North America, and Sentai Filmworks has the rights for the digital and home release of the anime series. Both the manga and anime have garnered positive reviews, with “Haikyu!!” winning the 61st Shogakukan Manga Award for the shōnen category in 2016. As of September 2023, the manga boasts over 60 million copies in circulation, solidifying its position among the best-selling manga series.
Source: haikyu website