Stop-Motion Doll Animation to Come with Haikyu!! Manga 42nd Volume in March 2020

Director Tomoyasu Murata spent three years and three months to complete the animation


The official website for the anime adaptation project based on Haruichi Furudate's volleyball-themed sports shonen manga Haikyu!! announced today that the 3,800 yen special edition of the manga's forthcoming 42nd tankobon volume to be released on March 4, 2020, will come with a 26-minute stop-motion doll animation DVD.


The animation is created by Tomoyasu Murata, who won the Excellence Prize by his 16-minute short Suiren no Hito/Nostalgia in the 5th Japan Media Arts Festival in 2001, and is known for his promotion video works for Japanese rock band Mr.Children.


The disc contains ten episodes (including newly-written stories) featuring the ten members of Karasuno High, which Murata spent three years and three months to complete. Pre-orders for the special edition with the DVD will be accepted until December 23, 2019.









Source: "Haikyu!!" anime officail website


©Haruichi Furudate/SHUEISHA


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