Crunchyroll Has Acquired the North American Distribution Rights for Haikyu!! The Dumpster Battle

Crunchyroll Has Acquired the North American Distribution Rights for Haikyu!! The Dumpster Battle

Crunchyroll has acquired the North American distribution rights to a highly-anticipated Japanese anime movie: Haikyu!! The Dumpster Battle.

Following its Japanese premiere last February and a great success at the box office,  Haikyu!! The Dumpster Battle will arrive in U.S. theaters starting on May 31, 2024. The upcoming movie is the latest installment to the popular coming-of-age sports anime franchise.

Haruichi Furudate published the original Haikyu!! manga series in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump from 2012 to 2020 for a total of 45 volumes. VIZ Media releases an English-Language version of the manga.

Haikyu’s first four seasons can stream on Crunchyroll. Here’s how the streaming service describes the series, “Based on the original Weekly Shonen Jump manga series from Haruichi Furudate, Haikyu!! is a slice-of-life sports anime revolving around Shoyo Hinata’s love of volleyball. Inspired by a small-statured pro volleyball player, Hinata creates a volleyball team in his last year of middle school. Unfortunately the team is matched up against the ‘King of the Court’ Tobio Kageyama’s team in their first tournament and inevitably loses. After the crushing defeat. Hinata vows to surpass Kageyama. After entering high school, Hinata joins the volleyball team only to find that Tobio has also joined.”

Susumu Mitsunaka directs and Writes the screenplay for HAIKYU!! The Dumpster Battle at Production I.G. Takahiro Kishida handles the character designs, with Takahiro Chiba as Chief Animation Director. Yuki Hayashi and Asami Tachibana provide the music.

Here are the additional international dates for HAIKYU!! The Dumpster Battle:

●  May 30: Australia, New Zealand, Denmark, Italy, Switzerland (Italian-speaking), Netherlands, Argentina, Brazil, Central America (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama), Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru
●  May 31: Canada, Finland, Ireland, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States
●  June 7: Turkey
●  June 12: Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Switzerland (French-speaking)
●  June 25: Austria, Germany
●  June 27: Switzerland (German-speaking)

Here’s the trailer of the film. 

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