Introducing #GetYouIntoHaikyuu! (An Anime Watchalong)

Wren from The Litaku and Em from Piplup’s Shadowy Bookshelf are hosting a watchalong of Haikyuu! season one!
Who: Wren from The Litaku and Em from Piplup’s Shadowy BookshelfWhat: A watchalong of the first season of Haikyuu!

When: April 24-30 (April 24 is the day of the sports-themed Bookish Anime People chat at 8 pm EST! Use the hashtag #BookishAnimePeopleChat to join!)

Where: Wherever you watch anime and Twitter

We’ll be using the hashtag #GYIH (which stands for Get You Into Haikyuu!) throughout the week to update you on our progress with the show! We encourage you to use the hashtag too, to tell us your thoughts (and feels, ESPECIALLY THE FEELS) as you watch!

There will also be a recap chat on May 1 at 9 pm EST. To join, we’ll be using the hashtag #GYIH, so come chat with us!

What is Haikyuu! about, you may ask? Haikyuu! is about Hinata Shoyou who is inspired to restart the volleyball club at his middle school after watching the “Little Giant,” a high school volleyball ace, who is of a similar small-stature as Hinata. However, when Hinata gets to the tournament, they get wrecked in their first game which was against Kageyama Tobio, nicknamed “King of the Court.” Hinata swears to overcome him, only to find that his rival is now his teammate when they both join Karasuno High School’s volleyball team. Kageyama and Hinata must work together in order for the team to be successful despite their rivalry to constantly up the other. Haikyuu! is based on Haruichi Furudate’s manga, and follows an exciting sports story of two unlikely friends trying to make their volleyball team the best in Japan. (As said by Em.)

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Will you be joining us?

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