Fifth "Haikyu!!" Stage Play "Giant in The Beginning" Set for Spring 2018
October 29, on the final day of the two-month run of its fourth play “Shinka no Natsu” (The Summer of Evolution), the official website for “HYPER PROJECTION ENGEKI HAIKYU!!” announced that its fifth play “Hajimari no Kyojin” (Giant in The Beginning) is already set for the spring of 2018 and that 23-year-old Kenta Suga will reprise his role as the protagonist Shoyo Hinata for fifth time.
The stage play adaptations based on Haruichi Furudate’s volleyball-themed sports manga Haikyu!! launched in November 2015, then has continued its very successful run. The most recent fourth play was performed 37 times in five cities from September 9 to October 29. Worry Kinoshita, who has written/directed all of the previous plays, is set to return once again.
“Hyper Projection Engeki Haikyu!! Hajimari no Kyojin” teaser visual
“Hyper Projection Engeki Haikyu!!” key visuals and CMs for the past shows
The first show “Hyper Projection Engeki Haikyu!!” (October-November 2015)
The first show’s rerun “Itadaki no Keshiki” (April-May 2016)
The second show “Karasuno, Fukkatsu!” (October-November 2016)
The third show “Shousha to Haisha” (March-April 2017)
The fourth show “Shinka no Natsu” (September-October 2017)
Source: Kyodo Medias press release
© Haruichi Furudate/Shueisha, Hyper Projection Engeki “Haikyu!!” Production Committee Photo by Shunsuke Watabe