Haikyu!! The Dumpster Battle Film Crosses The 10 Billion Yen Revenue Milestone At The Japanese Box Office

TOHO Animation released a commemorative video thanking fans for their support.

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

The official Haikyu!! Twitter handle announced, on May 1, 2024, that the recently released Haikyu!! The Dumpster Battle anime film passed the much-awaited 10 million yen mark at the Japanese Box Office!

As of April 30, marking the film’s 75th day in theaters, “Haikyu!! The Dumpster Battle” has surpassed 10 billion yen (equivalent to US$66.43 million) in earnings, with over 6.99 million tickets sold. This achievement positions it as the 15th highest-grossing anime film in Japan’s history and the 46th highest-grossing film overall in the country. It had crossed Spy X Family: Code White to become Japan’s #1 movie in 2024 so far.

TOHO Animation released a commemorative video thanking fans for their support.

The film is set to release worldwide, starting on May 30 in Australia and May 31 in United States and other North American regions.

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.

Source: Crunchyroll