The Quarantine Stream: Why am I Getting so Emotional Over ‘Haikyu!!’, an Anime About High School Volleyball?
Posted on Friday, May 28th, 2021 by Hoai-Tran Bui
(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.)
The Series: Haikyu!!
Where You Can Stream It: Netflix, Hulu, Crunchyroll
The Pitch: Shoyo Hinata is a first year high schooler who dreams of becoming the ace of his volleyball team. But there’s one problem: he’s only 5’4″. He joins Karasuno High School’s volleyball club, where he becomes teammates with his middle school rival, Tobio Kageyama, a prodigy player with an antisocial streak. But they’re forced to work together and become an unexpected dream team amid a colorful cast of characters who all unite to become the best team in the country.
Why It’s Essential Viewing: What’s better than this? Just guys being dudes.