Manga's latest 20th volume took first place in the weekly sales chart
Also in the latest 16th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump officially published today, it was announced that the third TV anime adaptation of Haruichi Furudate's volleyball-themed sport manga Haikyu!! is in the works for an Autumn 2016 premiere. The third seasons's official title is Haikyu!! Karasuno High School vs Shiratorizawa Academy. The manga is featured on the cover of the issue to celebrates its fourth anniversary.
【ジャンプ発売日】本日、土曜ですが少年ジャンプ最新号発売日です！— 少年ジャンプ編集部 (@jump_henshubu) 2016年3月18日
The manga started its serialization in 2012, and has published 20 tankobon volumes. Its latest volume
released on March 4 ranked No.1 in the Oricon weekly manga sales chart in its second week with a total
sales of 639,559 copies. The first TV anime adaptation animated by Production I.G ran for 25 episodes
from April to September 2014, then the second season has been aired since October 2015.
Manga tankobon 1st and 20th volume
TV anime 1st and 2nd season visuals
Source: Weekly Shonen Jump
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© Haruichi Furudate/Shueisha, "Haikyu!!" Production Committee, MBS