Haikyu!! Lays Out Support for High School Volleyball Teams in Japan Amid COVID-19 Cancellations


 

For highschool sports activities groups in Japan, summer season means the Inter-Excessive Faculty Sports activities Pageant, which normally runs in August. Earlier this 12 months, the summer season model of the Inter-Excessive Faculty Sports activities Pageant was canceled to restrict the unfold of the coronavirus (COVID-19), and since on the time faculties have been closed, athletes couldn't use the amenities to coach.

 

As seen in Haikyu!! the Inter-Excessive Faculty Sports activities Pageant is used to seek out groups that may go on to play within the Spring Match, and for scouts to seek out gamers for nationwide groups – and even the Olympics. 

 

Final month, in conjunction with the remaining chapters of the Haikyu!! manga, a name to motion was despatched out by the crew to collect up as many uniforms of highschool volleyball groups from throughout Japan to deliver them collectively at Utsunomiya Metropolis Gymnasium (often known as Brex Enviornment Utsunomiya). 165 groups heeded the decision and despatched their crew's uniform to the fitness center to be photographed. That picture ran within the morning nationwide version of the Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper on August 24.

 

'Haikyu!! Uniform Project'

 

Haikyu!! creator Haruichi Furudate contributed to the 'Haikyu!! Uniform Undertaking' by providing up phrases of encouragement to those that couldn't reside out their desires, writing "The 'muscle tissue' you have got acquired are usually not simply misplaced" on a picture of Hinata flying excessive.

 

'Haikyu!! Uniform Project'

 

Weekly Shonen Soar posted a video of the complete course of on their YouTube channel, together with using a drone to get the nice shot.

 

 

The Haikyu!! manga led to Weekly Shonen Soar on July 20, with the subsequent a part of HAIKYU‼ TO THE TOP being broadcast from October 2020.

 

Supply: Comedian Natalie

 

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Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll Information. He additionally runs the YouTube channel about Japan stuff known as TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photographs of his travels on Instagram.