Haikyu!! The Dumpster Battle Film Surpasses Spy X Family Code: White To Become Japan’s #1 Movie Of 2024

Haikyu!!: The Dumpster Battle has surpassed the SPY X FAMILY CODE: White at the Japanese box office.

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Haikyu!!’s official English Twitter account announced, on Mar 11, 2024, that the latest movie installment of the Haikyu franchise, Haikyu!!: The Dumpster Battle has surpassed the SPY X FAMILY CODE: White at the Japanese box office.

With this, the Haikyu!! movie has become the No. 1 movie of 2024.

The film scored a three-day box office opening of 2.23 billion yen ($14.86 million), opening at #1 in Japan, compared to Spy x Family Code: White, which made 1.2 billion yen across its first three days of release.

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: Twitter