Haikyu!! (ハイキュー!!, Haikyū!!, from the kanji 排球 lit. “volleyball”) is a Japanese shōnen manga series written and illustrated by Haruichi Furudate. Individual chapters have been serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump since February 2012. The series was initially published as a one-shot in Shueisha’s seasonal Jump NEXT! magazine prior to serialization. As of March 2020, forty-two tankōbon volumes have been released in Japan by Shueisha. An anime television series adaptation by Production I.G aired from April 2014 to September 2014. A second season of the anime aired from October 2015 to March 2016. A third season aired from October 2016 to December 2016. Initially announced during Jump Festa 2019, a fourth season aired on January 2020. The manga has been licensed in North America by Viz Media and the anime series has been licensed for digital and home release by Sentai Filmworks.