On October 7 (Fri), the day of the broadcast, [Haikyuu!! Cheering Screening ‘Returns’] was held at TOHO Cinemas Nihonbashi.
The cheering screening event featured a digest version and part of the main story of the second season’s climax, Karasuno High V.S. Aobajou Nishi High.
Cheering events are like real-life matches and the crows was shouting things like ‘Nice Serve!’ and ‘ Nice Receive!’ throughout the game. They also used the stick Balloons that were distributed to visitors. It actually felt like a real volleyball game.
Ayumu Murase (Shoyo Hinata from Karasuno High) and Ryouta Takeuchi (Wakatoshi Ushijima from Shiratorizawa High) appeared in the talk show after the screening! The broadcast of “Haikyuu!! Karasuno High V.S. Shiratorizawa High” has finally begun and the animation is really great! ‘Please look forward to seeing how its animation evolves as the series progresses’, the guests said.
The next guest was Kazuumi Kumagai from BURNOUT SYNDROMES who sing the opening theme for the third season of the anime. Kumagai, a fan of the anime himself, talked about the secret story of the music, Hikariare, in which he put his wish that there would be a bright future awaiting for each of them fighting with their inferiority complexes. He then sang the opening theme in an amazing acoustic version.
At the end of the event, they wished each other good luck for the Miyagi Prefectural Qualifiers – Finals.
Takeuchi and Murase shared their anime quotes and excited the fans, ‘Shouyou Hinata, show me what you got!’ and ‘I will defeat you and go to the nationals!’
The guests gave a message to the fans for the third period that’s about to start, ‘Witness the battle between the champion and Karasuno that’s going against it!’
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