Written by: Jei Beltrano | Published on: May 15, 2021 at 3:55 PM PHT (GMT+8)
The hit-sports anime series based on Haruichi Furudate's "Haikyuu!!" manga series of the same title has been revealed to receive a mobile game adaptation as announced by G Holdings Co., Ltd on Friday after it acquired the rights for the application development of the project. No other information were announced as of writing but it was hinted that the game will be equipped with a story mode that allows you to follow the events from the anime.
The Haikyuu!! manga series written and illustrated by Haruichi Furudate was serialized in Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine from February 2012 to July 2020, with its chapters collected in forty-five tankōbon volumes where its final and 45th volume shipped last February 2021. The manga won the 61st Shogakukan Manga Award for best shōnen manga in 2016 and as of November 2020, Haikyuu!! had over 50 million copies in print.
An anime television series adaptation by Production I.G aired from April 2014 to September 2014, with 25 episodes. A second season aired from October 2015 to March 2016, with 25 episodes. A third season aired from October 2016 to December 2016, with 10 episodes. A fourth season was announced during the Jump Festa '19 and was planned for release in two cours, the first cour of 13 episodes aired from January to April 2020, and the second cour of 12 episodes which will premiere in October 2020.
📷 (c)Haruichi Furudate/SHUEISHA, Haikyuu Production Committee