Haikyuu is a popular Japanese sports anime-manga title about teenage boys and girls with a passion for volleyball. The film is known for two boys as the main characters with two opposite personalities. The film, produced in 2014, has a total of 4 parts. The story revolves around the journey of pursuing the dream of becoming a professional volleyball player of the protagonist Hinata Shouyou. His dream of Hinata started after he watched a volleyball game on TV.
What additional characters in the movie, except the two major ones, manage to wow those who are into Japanese animation? This list will get you in the mood for some of the most memorable characters in the Haikyuu series! So, let’s get started.
1. Hinata Shouyou
Hinata Shouyou is the main character in Haikyuu!!. A person with a lot of energy, so sometimes Hinata Shouyou is noisy, and people complain. Shouyou’s dream is to become a professional volleyball player like a “tiny giant”. Having a brief appearance may be what Shouyou is most self-conscious about. However, he still knows how to try to surpass himself every day to become a real player.
2. Kageyama Tobio
Also, the main character, Kageyama Tobio, has an excellent, handsome appearance and impressive height. At first, he and Hinata Shouyou disliked each other because one side had an overbearing, selfish personality, and the other was extremely friendly and approachable. However, in many matches, the two gradually became close and Tobio also gave up his evil dictatorship. Later, his friends around realized everything and gradually understood him better.
3. Sawamura Daichi
Sawamura Daichi is a fellow high school student at Karasuno. This guy will assume the team leader’s responsibilities and play the smashing position. Shouyou holds a special place in his heart for Daichi because he acted as his coach in the past when Shouyou was unable to get an official instructor for him.
4. Sugawara Koshi
A former student of Karasuno High School, Sugawara Koshi was formerly a member of the school’s varsity volleyball team and served as vice-captain of the squad. He is of average height and has a very slender build. The personality is likewise relatively calm and relaxed. After some time had passed, Sugawara Koshi started his career as a teacher in elementary schools.
5. Azumane Asahi
Azumane Asahi used to play as a wing spiker, sharing the same club with his brothers. Judging from his appearance, people thought that Asahi seemed unapproachable. However, Asahi is gentle and quiet. He always felt himself apologizing to his teammates for leaving and losing the Tatakou match. After that, he returned to the team and was still warmly welcomed by everyone without a word of reproach, thanks to which Azumane Asahi gradually regained his confidence.
6. Nishinoya Yuu
His comrades refer to him as Karasuno’s guardian deity, and he has earned that reputation. Nishinoya Yuu stands at only 1 meter and 60 centimeters, making him the smallest member of the squad. Despite his small stature, he possesses a highly robust body and a powerful will to fight.
7. Tanaka Ryuunosuke
Tanaka Ryuunosuke is a boy’s volleyball club member and a starting wing spiker. Tanaka had a reputation among his teammates as the rising star of the squad. The fact that he is bald and has gray eyes gives him a distinct appearance, but many people mistake this for evidence that he is a member of a criminal organization. Tanaka Ryuunosuke got his degree, married Kiyoko Shimizu, and started a career in the fitness industry, just like his wife.
8. Ennoshita Chikara
Ennoshita Chikara was in the second year of her education at Karasuno High School. He filled in as a wing spiker replacement on the boys’ volleyball team when needed. After three years with the squad, he eventually took over as the leader. Ennoshita is an average-looking guy with a tiny downward bend to the corners of his eyes, which makes him somewhat tired. The guy is training to become a physiotherapist at the moment.
9. Kinoshita Hisashi
Hisashi Kinoshita is now in his sophomore year at Karasuno High School. Kinoshita has short hair that is spiked and light brown. He has wide eyes and plays as a substitute for the boys’ volleyball team’s wing spikers & pinch servers. He is of average height and, except Nishinoya, is the second-year student who is the smallest overall. Personality Kinoshita Hisashi is very kind but shy and emotional and rarely jokes with his teammates.
10. Narita Kazuhito
Second-year student of Karasuno High, Narita Kazuhito. He is a middle blocker for the boy’s volleyball team. He has a shaved head like Tanaka, but his hair seems considerably darker and lacks a widow’s peak. He has a tall and athletic frame. He has thick brown hair and eyebrows that are the same hue as his large brown eyes. Narita seems an excellent, amiable individual who doesn’t get worked up quickly. Additionally, he sometimes seems to enjoy making fun of Tanaka or his colleagues.
11. Tsukishima Kei
Tsukishima Kei is not only a player in the volleyball game, but she also begins every match in the middle blocker position. Kei has a height of 1 meter and 90 centimeters, and he regularly conveys the sense that he is cold by frowning and smiling arrogantly. His height is ideal for playing volleyball. Because Tsukishima is naturally adversarial, he has a reputation for being very forthright, which can occasionally irritate his colleagues.
12. Yamaguchi Tadashi
Yamaguchi Tadashi is a first-year student on the Karasuno High school volleyball team. Later, Tadashi rose to be the team captain during his third year of school. His appearance is relatively thin, and his height is only average. He has had freckles since he was young, so this is the reason why he was bullied when he was in elementary school. Now, Tadashi is no longer the shy kid he used to be; he has also become more confident about what he is.
13. Kiyoko Shimizu
Kiyoko Shimizu is the manager of the Karasuno men’s volleyball team. Possessing a charming appearance, attracting both men and women in the series, Shimizu is known by everyone as the beautiful manager. As the team manager for the volleyball club, Kiyoko is known to take her responsibilities very seriously and to have a lot of love for what she does. As a result, her attitude is reserved and honest. Later, Shimizu married Tanaka and changed her name to Kiyoko Tanaka.
14. Yachi Hitoka
Was a freshman at Karasuno High and joined the club as the second manager of the boy’s volleyball team. Yachi Hitoka accompanies Kiyoko Shimizu and is very protective of her senior because she often creates trouble. Due to the disease of excessive imagination, Yachi has to apologize to others many times. She is also self-deprecating and clumsy, but in reality, deep inside, this little girl is a hot heart.Yachi Hitoka
15. Takeda Ittetsu
Takeda Ittetsu is leading the Karasuno High School coaching staff as the head coach. Others’ perceptions of him as having a foolish appearance are frequently influenced by the fact that he wears spectacles and has unkempt hair. However, Ittetsu exudes an abundance of positive energy at all times. Although each day is bright and full of optimism, occasionally embarrassing circumstances are challenging to explain.
16. Ukai Keishin
Ukai Keishin is a former player of the team Karasuno, and now he is taking on the head coach with Takeda Ittetsu for the team. Usually, Ukai acts like a lazy and impolite person. He often spends a lot of time entertaining and scolds people for being too noisy. However, Ukai Keishin is gradually changing to become a better version; he is also more determined to help the team improve.
17. Ukai Ikkei
Ukai Ikkei is Ukai Keishin’s grandpa. Ukai Keishin is Ukai Ikkei’s grandson. He has previously served as head coach for the Karasuno High School boys’ volleyball team. Mr. Ukai became the most renowned person in Miyagi Prefecture as a result of the triumph that he delivered to the national team, thanks to his exceptional leadership abilities. Even his name began to spread to neighboring prefectures around Japan.
18. Michimiya Yui
Third-year student Michimiya Yui attends Karasuno High. She served as the team’s wing spiker and the girls’ volleyball club captain. She has left the club since the Interhigh, and Rinko Sud has taken over as captain. Her short, dark brown hair is colored. Her round, lighter-brown eyes are oval. Michimiya is shown as a highly animated individual who loves to smile and tell jokes.
19. Tashiro Hidemi
Tashiro Hidemi was a fellow student of Karasuno High School and participated in the boys’ volleyball club. During his third year on the squad, he served as the team’s previous captain. He has a healthy attitude and gets along well with everyone he meets. During high school, he was driven to win even though Karasuno did not have a coach and was not a very talented squad overall. He was also convinced that the town would ultimately recover its former strength.
20. Tsukishima Akiteru
Kei Tsukishima’s older brother, Tsukishima Akiteru, is also named Tsukishima. He attended Karasuno High School and graduated in the past. Akiteru has a height of 185.2 centimeters, which places him just a few millimeters behind his younger sibling. Akiteru is a kind person who always has a smile on his face. However, it appears that he makes an effort not to concern those he cares about by bringing up his troubles or issues, shrugging them off with a casual lightheartedness, and only expressing his irritation or despair when he is alone.
21. Haiba Lev
Nekoma High School’s Haiba Lev is in her first year of high school. He considers himself the best player on the squad and plays in the center block position for the club. He gives off the impression of being somewhat childlike and cheerful, as seen by the fact that he accidentally pokes fun at Hinata and Yaku’s height and draws attention to the disparity in height that they hold between themselves and the other players.
22. Aoki Manami
It seems that Aoki Manami‘s height and physique are typical for someone their age. Her brown eyes are almond-shaped, and her brown hair is cut relatively short. Her skin is pale tan. Because of her short brown hair, Aoki Manami is often mistaken for a boy. She is the founder of the Karasuno women’s volleyball club. Aoki’s personality is laid-back and kind, and she doesn’t hesitate to give her opinion on the team.
23. Watabe Nozomi
Watabe Nozomi is now enrolled at Karasuno High School. As a Karasuno Girls’ Volleyball Team member, she plays the libero position. Watabe is the member of her squad who stands the furthest below average. She has brown hair, brown eyes that are big and broad, and she has freckles. Watabe’s character is not well understood, but from what little is known, she comes off as a kind, upbeat, and determined young lady.
24. Sasaki Chizuru
Sasaki Chizuru is now in her junior year at Karasuno High. On the girls’ volleyball team, she plays the position of wing spiker. Sasaki is one of the females in her squad who is on the shorter side and has a petite and slender frame. Her eyes are a light brown color, and her complexion is light. Sasaki is a shy and kind-hearted young lady, but she frequently lacks confidence in her talents and has the propensity to blame herself instantly for any errors.
25. Kuroo Tetsurou
Kuroo Tetsurou is enrolled in the third year of school at Nekoma High. He is the starting middle blocker for the boys’ volleyball team and serves as the squad captain. He has almond-shaped eyes that are a shade of hazel and pupils that are shaped like cats’ eyes, which give the impression that he is cunning and menacing. Many people believe that Kuroo is a “provocation specialist” due to his laid-back demeanor and cunning plans at the same time.
26. Kai Nobuyuki
Nekoma High School’s Kai Nobuyuki is in his third year of high school. He serves as the vice-captain and wing spiker for the boys’ volleyball team. Kai has big lips, a buzzcut, and jet-black hair shaved into a thick mop. He appears laid-back and accessible because of his closed eyelids. Kai serves as Nekoma’s vice-captain and is a quiet, calm, and tranquil character typically in the background.
27. Yaku Morisuke
Nekoma High School’s Yaku Morisuke is now in the third year of his education there. He starts every game in the libero position on the boys’ volleyball team. As of 2021, he is now a member of the volleyball team Tigr Ekaterinburg, which competes in the Russian Volleyball Super League. Yaku’s height of 165 centimeters places him among the shortest people. He has sandy blonde hair that is cut short and brown eyes.
28. Yamamoto Taketora
Before that, Yamamoto Taketora was a second-year student at Nekoma High. While there, he participated on the boys’ volleyball team as both a wing spiker and an ace. This contributes to Yamamoto’s threatening image, as does the mohawk that appears to have been painted blonde. Yamamoto’s eyebrows are also short and thick. He, along with most of the other Nekoma members, has eyes resembling cats.
29. Kozume Kenma
Kozume Kenma, the team’s setter, was referred to as the “brain” and the “heart” of the group by the other volleyball team members. The character of Kenma is represented as being of standard height, having a tiny frame, and having an unstable stance. He has a handheld video game system and a smartphone whenever he is spotted in public. Most of the time, Kenma possesses a reserved, calm, and analytical demeanor.
30. Fukunaga Shohei
One of the wing spikers for the boys’ volleyball squad, Fukunaga Shohei, is a team member. The pupils of Fukunaga’s eyes are tiny despite their general, cat-like appearance. He has thin eyebrows and short black hair styled into a cowlick at the base of his neck. His eyes are brown. Even though he is a regular, he doesn’t talk too frequently. In the manga, he only has a few lines to speak, while in the anime, he only says “Yes” and “Okay.”
31. Azumane Asahi
Azumane Asahi was not only a wing spiker for the Volleyball Club but also the team’s ace in the hole. His gorgeous dark brown eyes perfectly complement his unique haircut, which consists of tying back his long hair in a messy bun at the back of his head. Despite this, Asahi is a meek and mild-mannered person who doesn’t hold a very high opinion of himself. His “Glass Heart” tends to take everything that is said far too literally, which leads to frequent feelings of depression.
32. Tendou Satori
Tendou Satori is a figure that is known for being upbeat and sarcastic. He may be very imposing in a severe mood, yet he takes great pleasure in irritating and taunting people. Tendou’s seductive appearance is characterized by spiky red hair, eyebrows that match each other, wide eyes that are turned down, miniature dark crimson irises, and a persistent little grin. Satori takes great pleasure in seeing the defeated expressions on his opponents’ faces, and he can execute guess-blocking successfully almost often.
33. Semi Eita
His expression of solemnity and stoicism is nothing more than a mask. Because he is quickly irritated, Semi Eita conceals the fact that he has a short temper. Despite this, he is quick to acknowledge both his teammates and his opponents, he loves his teammates, and he can even be honest and polite on occasion. The character of Semi is shown as having ash-blonde hair that is thick and unkempt, with brown irises, dark gray tips, black eyebrows, piercing eyes, and a persistent frown.
34. Shirabu Kenjirou
Shirabu Kenjirou is in her second year as the starting setter for Shiratorizawa Academy. She has gorgeous sand-colored hair awkwardly split to the sides, brown eyes, and an average body. The handsome Haikyuu lad is rather tall, but he looks quite a bit shorter compared to the rest of his squad. Shirabu shows his elder’s respect, yet he has a short fuse and is often frustrated. On the other hand, he is an exceptionally studious and diligent student who consistently earns high marks.
35. Terushima Yuuji
Terushima Yuuji has the personality of a youngster and often behaves in an impolite manner. He seems to take things relatively lightly and claims to goof most of the time. On the other hand, he quickly realizes that taking the game seriously and achieving success brings a far higher level of happiness than merely having fun with it. Terushima is a hunk with magnificent blond hair styled into spikes and cuts into an undercut.
36. Kita Shinsuke
Kita Shinsuke is a character who is forthright, honest, harsh, and frank in his speech. He is of standard height. His expression is always unremarkable and uninteresting. His demeanor is so icy and unfeeling that he practically seems like a robot. However, he genuinely cares about his colleagues and is concerned about how well they are doing. In the game, Kita is calm, self-assured, and modest; he believes in his ability and does not display arrogance.
37. Iwaizumi Hajime
The team’s ace, vice-captain, and wing-spiker is this attractive Haikyuu figure. He is a significant heartthrob because of his amazing olive-green eyes, stunning dark brown hair that is spiked up, thin eyebrows, and serious attitude. Iwaizumi Hajime, who is obstinate yet trustworthy and encouraging, serves as a stand-in for his peers’ morale. He is intense and scary, but he also has a cute, silly side that he will not hesitate to show respect for when it is due.
38. Tanaka Saeko
Tanaka Saeko is bold, self-assured, talkative, and defiant; she “hung out with the bad kids” as a senior in high school. She is notorious for her wild driving, which does not ensure safety or comfort. Still, she is capable of astounding achievements, such as acing the test required for college admission on the very first try. She uses her talents by leading a taiko drum ensemble to the Nationals so that they may cheer for Karasuno as well.
39. Bokuto Koutarou
Bokuto Koutarou is the squad captain and ace for Fukurodani Academy’s team. Recognized as one of the country’s top five hottest aces, this young man is no joke! His big, golden eyes and spiky, white-gray hair and black streaks are the primary features that make up his appearance. When Bokuto shows off his intellectual, inspiring, mentoring, or soothing aspects, he truly excels. A fan favorite due to his pride, abilities, and positive attitude that boosts team spirit.
40. Akaashi Keiji
Akaashi Keiji is known for being level-headed, calm, direct, and, for the most part, emotionless. In addition, when he feels the need to join in on a conversation, he does so without hesitation and is known to contribute clever comments. Even though, for the most part, he presents himself nicely and humbly, he has a cheeky side all his own. On the other hand, he is very analytical and can make snap decisions quickly.
41. Ushijima Wakatoshi
He is so skilled that the Miyagi Prefecture has placed him as the best ace in the country, and is even in the top three nationally. Anyone can be drawn to Ushijima Wakatoshi due to his menacing aura, austere demeanor, and dark olive-brown hair and eyes. Ushijima is a tough, self-assured, and verbose man. As a result of his inability to read people and his tendency to take things literally, he might be blunt to the point that he comes off as impolite or unpleasant.
42. Oikawa Toru
Oikawa Toru serves as the team captain and setter for Aoba Johsai High School. Toru is a character known for being flirty, childlike, and clever. Even though he has a reputation for having a “disgusting attitude,” he is sometimes quite attentive and loving toward the people around him. In addition, he has an inferiority complex regarding a few of his inherent skills, but the fact that he feels this way drives him to work so hard.
43. Koganegawa Kanji
Koganegawa Kanji is a boisterous and enthusiastic individual who frequently chooses to act first and consider afterward. Although he is very motivated to develop his talents, both for himself and his team’s sake, he is frequently misinformed and works to improve in the incorrect areas. Koganegawa is the antithesis of his fellow teammate Aone, who likes to stay to himself and has a quiet demeanor. Koganegawa is highly talkative and frequently makes friends with other players on rival teams.
44. Nekomata Yasufumi
Yasufumi Nekomata is now serving as the head coach of the boys’ volleyball club at Nekoma High. His skin is wrinkly, yet despite his advanced years, he is able to move around without any signs of difficulty, such as a stooped posture or anything else of the type. The most of the time, it seems as though Nekomata is a carefree and easygoing individual. It has been demonstrated that he is fairly childish and competitive, particularly in relation to his old buddy and opponent Ikkei Ukai.
45. Miya Atsumu
Miya Atsumu has been the starting setter for the Inarizaki High School volleyball team for the past two years. Atsumu is sneaky; he frequently loves agitating others around him while maintaining a calm exterior to get a rise out of them even more. He does this to obtain what he wants: to get a rise out of them. Atsumu is also a stubborn and unyielding individual who pays very little attention to the opinions of others.
46. Miya Osamu
Miya Osamu, Atsumu’s twin brother, is a second-year student at Inarizaki and plays wing spiker for the team. In contrast to his fiery-tempered sibling, Atsumu, Osamu tends to keep his cool and has a reasonably easygoing demeanor. However, despite his laid-back personality, Osamu, like his twin brother, takes his position on the squad extremely seriously and tends to get too competitive at times.
47. Ojiro Aran
Ojiro Aran is currently in his third year at Inarizaki High School and is one of the wing spikers for the school’s volleyball team. Aran, much like Bokuto, was regarded as one of the most accomplished aces in Japan. Aran is very mature and level-headed, which sets him apart from his teammates. He is frequently the “straight guy” to the other Inarizaki’s zany pranks, always calling them out on their stupidity.
48. Suna Rintarou
Inarizaki’s Suna Rintarou is a calm second-year middle blocker who plays the position. Suna is often seen walking around with an exceedingly icy and expressionless look. Despite this, Suna finds it entertaining to see his comrades argue about seemingly little matters. Suna is a highly calculating person who frequently takes the time to carefully examine each scenario, even though she may sometimes be a bit of a slacker.
49. Sakusa Kiyoomi
Itachiyama Institute’s ace and wing-spiker, Sakusa Kiyoomi, is a team member. Given that Sakusa is just in his second year of college, the fact that he was recognized as one of the most accomplished students in the nation is all the more remarkable. Sakusa is a very level-headed and collected person who constantly takes the time to analyze the circumstances surrounding him to choose the best course of action. On the court, he plays with a lot of caution but is still highly competitive overall.
50. Naoi Manabu
Naoi Manabu is a coaching staff member for the boys’ volleyball team at Nekoma High. His eyes are the same dark hue as his hair, and his hair is also dark brown. As seen by the fact that he maintains a friendly rivalry with Ukai, he gives off the impression of being a self-assured and competitive guy. He also has a sense of humor, as evidenced by the fact that he can laugh about the fact that he was never a starting member while he was in high school.