Haikyuu!! fans rejoice! In the 17th issue of Weekly Shonen Jump this year, more details about the Haikyuu!! Itadaki Project 2015 have been announced.
The Haikyuu!! Itadaki Project 2015 is a project consisting of the various developments in the Haikyuu!! franchise in 2015. Recently, a stage play and a second movie have been announced, adding on to the previous progress of the project.
In the latest news addition, the second season of the anime will begin airing in autumn. The opening dates for the two movies have also been announced – The first one, Haikyuu!! The Movie: The End and The Beginning will open on 3 July 2015. The second movie, Haikyuu!! The Movie: Winners and Losers will open on 18 September 2015. The two film adaptations are compilation films which will consist of key scenes from the first season of the anime.
The title of the large-scale Haikyuu!! event has also been revealed. Haikyuu!! Matsuri will take place on 30 August 2015 at Pacifico Yokohama. The official homepage promises that it will be even bigger than last year’s event, “Haikyuu!! Winter Training Camp”, which took place on 7 December 2014.
Last but not least, a stage play has also been announced! It will run from mid-November to early December this year at three locations – AiiA 2.5 Theater Tokyo, Theater Brava! in Osaka, and Tagajō Shimin Kaikan’s Great Hall at Miyagi’s Tagajo City Cultural Center. The stage play is described to be a “hyper projection performance”, and will be directed by Masahiro Kinoshita AKA “Worry Kinoshita”, with scripts by Norihito Nakayashiki.
More information about the various aspects of the Haikyuu!! Itadaki Project 2015 will be announced in Weekly Shonen Jump in time to come, so look out for them when they arrive!
Anime official homepage: http://www.j-haikyu.com/anime/