“Haikyu!!” Anime Adds Takahiro Sakurai

The anime adaptation of Haruichi Furudate’s volleyball manga Haikyu!! has announced the introduction of Takahiro Sakurai (Osomatsu-san‘s Osomatsu) as Akiteru Tsukishima, the older brother of Kōki Uchiyama’s Karasuno High School middle blocker Kei.  

 

 

In other series doings, Ensky has launched pre-orders for a set of PUTITTO featuring the players. The seven, 5~6cm figure trading assortment ships in January. They go for 540yen each or 4320yen for a collection.

 

 

via Natalie

 

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain’t It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.