Haikyu!! All character Age, Height, Role and Everything you Need to Know

Haikyu!!

“Haikyu the Movie!! Battle at the Garbage Dump,” which was released as a sequel to the TV anime in February 2024, attracted over 1.5 million people in three days after its release. Even after ending its eight-year run in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump in July 2020, Haikyu!! still has a devoted fan base.

It is a very popular work that depicts high school students playing volleyball. The cumulative circulation of comics is over 60 million copies. We shall provide background on the characters that show up at Karasuno High School in this article.

Haikyu!! All character Profile of Karasuno High School

Until a few years ago, Karasuno High School of Haikyu anime had participated in the national tournament, but with the retirement of its coach at the time, Kazunori Karasuno, their strength declined and they became known as the “fallen powerhouse” and “the crow that cannot fly.”

However, with the joining of Hinata, Kageyama, and others, an attack-based team was born that aimed to conquer the nation once again.

Shoyo Hinata (CV: Ayumu Murase)

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  • Grade: 1st year
  • Uniform number: 10
  • Position: middle blocker
  • Height: 162.8cm
  • Weight: 51.9kg
  • Highest jump point: 327cm
  • Birthday: June 21st
  • Favorite food: Egg-cooked rice

Admiring the “little giant” he saw when he was young, he entered Karasuno High School in Haikyu. Despite possessing exceptional explosive jumping ability, and a strong will to never give up under any circumstances, Hinata was almost an amateur due to a lack of a good practice environment during her junior high school days.

He acquires the weapon of quick attacks with Kageyama and becomes the “strongest decoy” who runs all over the court and toys with his opponents.

Tobio Kageyama (CV: Kaito Ishikawa)

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  • Grade: 1st year
  • Uniform number: 9
  • Position: Setter
  • Height: 180.6cm
  • Weight: 66.3kg
  • Highest jump point: 335cm
  • Birthday: December 22nd
  • Favorite food: Pork curry with warm egg

He is known as the “King of the Court in Haikyu ” because he dominates the game with an overwhelming sense. Although he has been known as a genius setter since middle school, he was isolated within the team due to his domineering nature.

However, after joining Karasuno, he was supported by seniors and adults who looked after him, and he gradually grew mentally. He meets Hinata, his best partner and biggest rival, and while they clash, the two of them aim for greater heights.

Kei Tsukishima (CV: Subaki Uchiyama)

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  • Grade: 1st year
  • Uniform number: 11
  • Position: middle blocker
  • Height: 188.3cm
  • Weight: 68.4kg
  • Highest jump point: 332cm
  • Birthday: September 27th
  • Favorite food: Shortcake

Although he is tall and has great insight, he had a cold attitude toward club activities when he first joined the club, but thanks to the words of his childhood friend Yamaguchi and interactions with his teammates and seniors from other schools, he decided to join volleyball.

A clever blocker who is the pillar of the Karasuno block and relentlessly chases down his opponents.

Tadashi Yamaguchi (CV: Soma Saito)

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  • Grade: 1st year
  • Uniform number: 12
  • Position: middle blocker
  • Height: 179.5cm
  • Weight: 63.0kg
  • Highest jump point: 315cm
  • Birthday: November 10th
  • Favorite food: Soft fries

Although he was left out of the starting lineup for the only time this year, he is a “hard worker” who practices harder than most. Although he has a timid personality, he learned the jump floater serve from Karasuno alumani Shimada as a weapon for participating in matches, and gradually became active as a pinch server.

Daichi Sawamura (CV: Satoshi Hino)

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  • Grade: 3rd year
  • Uniform number: 1
  • Position: Wing spiker
  • Height: 176.8cm
  • Weight: 70.1kg
  • Highest jump point: 310cm
  • Birthday: December 31st
  • Favorite food: Soy sauce ramen

As the captain, he is the breadwinner of the team, both in terms of play and mental health. He has raised the level of Karasuno as a whole with his skillful and solid play, and although he is a spiker, he also has a reputation for his high receiving power. He is usually calm, friendly and like a reliable older brother, but when a member of the club causes trouble, he completely changes and turns into a demon.

Koushi Sugawara (CV: Miyu Irino)

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  • Grade: 3rd year
  • Uniform number: 2
  • Position: Setter
  • Height: 174.3cm
  • Weight: 63.5kg
  • Highest jump point: 299cm
  • Birthday: June 13th
  • Favorite food: Super spicy mapo tofu

The vice captain of Karasuno, softens the atmosphere of the team with his refreshing looks and mischievous personality, and brings the team together with Sawamura. Although his opportunities to participate in matches have decreased due to Kageyama joining the club, he is a playmaker who supports a variety of attacks with careful setups.

He teaches Kageyama, who was about to become isolated in Karasuno, the importance of trusting his friends.

Asahi Azumane (CV: Yoshimasa Hosoya)

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  • Grade: 3rd year
  • Uniform number: 3
  • Position: Wing spiker
  • Height: 184.7cm
  • Weight: 75.2kg
  • Highest jump point: 330cm
  • Birthday: January 1st
  • Favorite food: Tonkotsu ramen

Contrary to his intimidating appearance, he has a small and sensitive heart. After losing confidence in the match against Date Kogyo, he left the club, but was encouraged by the enthusiasm of his teammates and returned to the court. He is an absolute ace who can score at critical moments using his powerful spikes that knock away opponent’s blocks.

Ryunosuke Tanaka (CV: Isamu Hayashi)

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  • Grade: 2nd year
  • Uniform number: 5
  • Position: Wing spiker
  • Height: 177.2cm
  • Weight: 68.8kg
  • Highest jump point: 322cm
  • Birthday: March 3rd
  • Favorite food: melon bread

He is known for his powerful attacks and plays that are full of guts. Although he is often feared due to his harsh tone and bad eyes, he is like a kind and caring older brother. He is a mood-maker who bounces back from adversity and motivates the team even when he is not doing well or the team is in crisis.

Yu Nishinoya (CV: Nobuhiko Okamoto)

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  • Grade: 2nd year
  • Uniform number: 4
  • Position: Libero
  • Height: 159.3cm
  • Weight: 51.1kg
  • Highest jump point: 300cm
  • Birthday: October 10th
  • Favorite food: Garigari-kun (soda flavor)

Although he is the smallest physique on the team, he has saved the team many times from crisis with his high physical ability and is trusted as the “guardian god of Karasuno” on the court. He boasts one of the best-receiving abilities in the country. He always motivates the team with a positive attitude and supports Karasuno’s mental health.

Enno Shitachikara (CV: Toshiki Masuda)

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  • Grade: 2nd year
  • Uniform number: 6
  • Position: Wing spiker
  • Height: 175.4cm
  • Weight: 66.4kg
  • Highest jump point: 305cm
  • Birthday: December 26th
  • Favorite food: Hoya vinegar

An all-rounder who can play both offense and defense with ease. He is a solid person who gives accurate advice to his teammates and controls problem children and tricksters. When he replaced the injured Sawamura in the spring high school qualifying match against Wakuya Minami, he achieved results with his own style of play, and is expected to become the next captain.

Kazuhito Narita (CV: Kotaro Nishiyama)

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  • Grade: 2nd year
  • Uniform number: 8
  • Position: middle blocker
  • Height: 180.2cm
  • Weight: 70.2kg
  • Highest jump point: 322cm
  • Birthday: August 17th
  • Favorite food: Sushi (egg)

A player with the flexibility to adapt to any situation. Even when he came on as a substitute for Tsukishima in the final set of the Spring High Qualifying match against Shiratorizawa, he actively participated in the attack and contributed to the team as usual. His stable play, which doesn’t fall apart, is highly praised by his coach.

Hisashi Kinoshita (CV: Nobuyuki Sagara)

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  • Grade: 2nd year
  • Uniform number: 7
  • Position: Wing spiker
  • Height: 174.7cm
  • Weight: 65.5kg
  • Birthday: February 15th
  • Favorite food: Red ginger

He has an outstanding ability to concentrate and block out noise. While attending Nishitani’s practice, he honed his serve as a weapon and, like Yamaguchi, played an active role as a pinch server.

He was introduced in the third set of Haru High’s match against Inarizaki and contributed to Nishitani’s comeback play after he had been struggling in Haikyu Anime.

Kiyoko Shimizu (CV: Kaori Natsuka)

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  • Grade: 3rd year
  • Position: Manager
  • Height: 166.2cm
  • Weight: 51.4kg
  • Birthday: January 6th
  • Favorite food: Tenmusu

The talented and taciturn, she is popular both inside and outside of school. Although she calmly performed her job as a manager without showing much emotion, she was inspired by the hard work of the club members and became excited about performing on the national stage.

When Hinata goes to retrieve the shoes she lost before the match, she shows off the strong legs she trained in the track and field team in junior high school.

Hitoka Yachi (CV: Sumire Morohoshi)

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  • Grade: 1st year
  • Position: Manager
  • Height: 149.7cm
  • Weight: 42.5kg
  • Birthday: September 4th
  • Favorite food: Fu sweets

She was recruited by Shimizu, who was looking for a successor. Although she had a shy and negative personality, she decided to challenge her manager to see if there was something she could do even though she was a lot like other people.

She uses his design expertise to create posters to raise funds for the Karasuno volleyball team’s expedition in Haikyu.

Takeda Ittetsu (CV: Hiroshi Kamiya)

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  • Age: 29 years old
  • Position: Director
  • Height: 166.5cm
  • Weight: 59.4kg
  • Birthday: January 10th
  • Favorite food: meat and potatoes

Served as advisor and director in place of Kazutsugu Uyo, who retired in Haikyu. He does his best for the students, such as finding instructors and arranging practice matches. Although he has no experience in ballet, he inspires his students with “heart-touching words” that are typical of modern literature teachers.

Ukai Keishin (CV: Kazunari Tanaka)

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  • Age: 26 years old
  • Position: Coach
  • Height: 178.2cm
  • Weight: 72.2kg
  • Birthday: April 5th
  • Favorite food: Tama konnyaku

He is the grandson of the famous coach who led Karasuno to the national stage and is an alumnus of the Karasuno volleyball club. While working as the manager of Sakanoshita Shoten, he became a coach at Takeda’s request and a practice match against Nekoma High School.

During his high school days, he was not able to stand on the court much, so he teaches and guides players as someone who knows their weaknesses.

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