A promotional illustration confirmed that the manga was written and illustrated by Haruichi Furudate, Haikyuu !!has exceeded 50 million accumulated copies in circulation.
Furudate published the manga in the magazine Weekly shonen jump from the publisher Shueisha from February 2012 to July 20. The publisher released the forty-fourth compilation volume on August 4th and will publish the forty-fifth on November 4th. The work had more than 40 million copies in circulation in July.
The manga has inspired several anime adaptations that were released in April 2014, October 2015, and October 2016. A fourth season called Haikyuu !! Up Its first half premiered on January 10th with thirteen episodes. The second half is currently on the air and will have twelve episodes.
Synopsis of Haikyuu !!
Shouyou Hinata started playing volleyball after seeing the "little giants" who played the sport when she was in elementary school. He suffers a devastating defeat in his first and last tournament in high school from rival Tobio Kageyama. So Hinata joins the Karasuno High School volleyball team and swears revenge on Kageyama. However, Kageyama is also on Karasuno's team. The former rivals form a legendary combination of Hinata's mobility and Kageyama's precise ball handling. Together they take part in local tournaments and vow to face Karasuno's competing school with nationals.
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