HAIKYU!! The Dumpster Battle Anime Movie International Release Dates Announced!

The release dates are as follows

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HAIKYU!! © 2012 by Haruichi Furudate/SHUEISHA Inc.

On Wednesday, it was announced the much-anticipated HAIKYU!! The Dumpster Battle is gearing up for its international release!

The release dates are:

  • May 30: Australia, New Zealand, Denmark, Italy, Switzerland (Italian-speaking), Netherlands, Argentina, Brazil, Central America (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama), Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru
  • May 31: Canada, Finland, Ireland, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States
  • June 7: Turkey
  • June 12: Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Switzerland (French-speaking)
  • June 25: Austria, Germany
  • June 27: Switzerland (German-speaking)

The first part of the Haikyu!! Final movie series titled “The Dumpster Battle” is a roaring success in Japan, with the film bagging 890 million yen ($5.88 million) on the opening day, making it the fourth-highest-grossing opening day in Japan’s cinema history.

Haikyu!! The Dumpster Battle also made the biggest opening of the year with 2.23 billion yen ($14.87 million) and crossed the 5 billion yen mark in just 17 days!

Haikyu!! The Dumpster Battle is also available with English subtitles in select theatres in Japan since Mar 15! English-speaking anime fans in Japan, please do consider watching it!

About Haikyu!!:

Haikyu!! is a manga series written and illustrated by Haruichi Furudate. It was serialized in Shueisha’s shōnen manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump from February 2012 to July 2020, with its chapters collected in 45 tankōbon volumes.

From April to September 2014, MBS broadcast a 25-episode adaptation of the Production I.G anime television series. Between October 2015 and March 2016, a second season consisting of 25 episodes was broadcast.

Between October and December 2016, a third season consisting of ten episodes was broadcast. In two installments spanning from January to December 2020, a total of 25 episodes comprised the fourth season, which was officially unveiled at the Jump Festa ’19.

Crunchyroll describes the overall plot of Haikyu!! as follows:

Based off of the original Weekly Shonen Jump manga series from Haruichi Furudate, Haikyu!! is a slice-of-life sports anime revolving around Shoyo Hinata’s love of volleyball. Inspired by a small-statured pro volleyball player, Hinata creates a volleyball team in his last year of middle school.

Unfortunately the team is matched up against the “King of the Court” Tobio Kageyama’s team in their first tournament and inevitably lose. After the crushing defeat, Hinata vows to surpass Kageyama After entering high school, Hinata joins the volleyball team only to find that Tobio has also joined.

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