The fourth season of the TV anime adaptation of Haruichi Furudate’s (古舘春一) shōnen manga Haikyu!! (ハイキュー!!) is confirmed to return on January 2020, during the “Haikyu!! no Hi Zenjitsu-Sai” (ハイキュー!!の日 前日祭) event held on Sunday (18th August).
▍New OVA Project
New OVA project covering two episodes, Land Vs. Sky and The Path of the Ball is also announced. The project will feature the volleyball teams from Nekoma High School, Fukurōdani Academy, Nohebi Academy, and Itachiyama Academy as they battle for three Tokyo spots in the Nationals.
The OVA will have advance sales at the Toho Animation booth at Jump Festa 2020 from December 21 to 22, before it goes on retail sale on Blu-ray Disc and DVD on January 22.
▍Character Design Visuals
Character design of new character, Suguru Daishō (大将優), third year captain of Nohebi Academy Boys’ Volleyball Team, is revealed. Kazuyuki Okitsu (興津和幸) is confirmed to be the voice of Suguru, who will lead his team in the tournament against Nekoma High at the Tokyo Spring High Representative Playoffs.
New character design of Kozume Kenma (孤爪研磨) and Kuroo Tetsurou (黒尾鉄朗) from Nekoma High; Bokuto Koutarou(木兎光太郎) and Akaashi Keiji (赤葦京治) from Fukurōdani Academy is also revealed.
■ Kozume Kenma (孤爪研磨) – CV: Yūki Kaji (梶 裕貴)
■Kuroo Tetsurou (黒尾鉄朗) – CV: Yuichi Nakamura (中村 悠一 )
■Bokuto Koutarou(木兎光太郎) – CV: Ryōhei Kimura (木村 良平)
■Akaashi Keiji (赤葦京治) – CV: Ryōta Ōsaka (逢坂 良太)
▍Haikyu!! Season 4 Announcement PV