Having come late to the Haikyu party, I was very surprised by how much I enjoyed the series when I finally got around to watching it. Having finished the three previous seasons and I was kind of looking forward to this season when I heard it was coming. The question is whether the magic will happen one more time.
Summer has arrived and while many in the team are in high spirits, Kakeru still hasn't really faced his demons. As the team goes on training camp will Kakeru find what he needs to move forward.
Run With The Wind Episode 9 Review: Haiji's attempts to teach Kakeru about teamwork and the fun of running even while we get some new drama injected into our sports drama story.
Tsurune Episode 6 Review Welcome to the world of Tsurune where even the coach with the potentially angsty backstory is calm, collected, and feels that being a better and more understanding teacher than his grandfather was is a way of getting revenge. It mightn't be the most exciting thing to watch, but these are characters … Continue reading The Best Revenge: Go Forth And Succeed Your Own Way
I guess Tsurune really does want us to wonder how this group of individuals will come together as a team. Anime really has a fascination with team culture, though I guess that really is a direct result of the Japanese culture behind most anime. However, as Onogi points out, generally speaking Archery is a solo effort.
We knew from the end of episode 2 that Minato was going to return to the archery club, and as expected things aren't exactly easy. He still can't shoot the way he wants, one friend keeps looking at him like he's worried he's about to bolt at any moment, another at first makes the casual assumption he's over his whole trauma thing just like that...
There's a couple of things Tsurune has gotten very right that makes this anime a fairly solid show and one I want to follow right from the beginning. Comparing to the other sports anime I'm watching at the moment, Run With The Wind, I feel I've clicked a bit more with this one...
Well, here's a second sports anime on my line up for this season, but unlike Run With The Wind, this one I was actually looking forward to because I kind of wanted to see an anime about an archery club.
At last we're heading to Russia in Episode 8: Yuri vs Yuri The Horror!! Rostelecom Cup, Short Program. Victor and Yuri overcame a real hurdle as coach and student in episode 7 and came to understand each other a lot more as people but how has that prepared them to take on the competition in Victor's homeland? Not to mention the long awaited rematch of Yuri Plisetsky against Yuri Katuski.
We've made it to Episode 7: China's On! The Grand Prix Series Opening Event!! The Cup of China Free Skate. After episode 6 left us with Yuri as the lead contender in the competition we now get to see how that will impact on his very newly found confidence.