The TV anime Haikyu!! Karasuno High School vs Shiratorizawa Academy will broadcast on MBS, TBS, and other stations on Oct. 7. Its opening theme will be Hikari Are by the rock band Burnout Syndromes.
The original sleeve jacket for the single being released on Oct. 26 has been revealed. It’s an intense image featuring Shoyo Hinata and Ushijima Wakatoshi.
The Haikyu!! Karasuno High School vs Shiratorizawa Academy version of Burnout Syndromes’ 2nd single Hikari Are is a limited-edition release. In addition to the opening theme and PIANOTUNE, this compilation will include the anime and instrumental versions of Hikari Are for a total of 4 songs. As an added bonus, it also comes with 2 original Haikyu!! pin badges.
The sleeve jacket features protagonist Shoyo Hinata and Shiratorizawa Academy’s ace spiker Ushijima Wakatoshi. The rough style captures the bare fighting spirit. Expectations are also high for the intense upcoming season.
Model and actress Takeda Rena appears on the jacket. She made her debut in 2015’s Ansatsu Kyoshitsu and also appeared on the cover of Weekly Young Jump (Shueisha), a huge achievement for a newcomer. made a huge first appearance on the cover Weekly Young Jump. The price for the limited edition version is 1,500 yen, and the regular release is 1,000 yen (both of those are after tax).
Burnout Syndromes will be going on a one-man tour this fall. It starts on Aichi before moving onto Miyagi, Osaka, Niigata, Tokyo, Hiroshima, and Fukuoka. They’ll most likely play Hikari Are and the 2nd season opening Fly High!!! at each!
Haikyu!! Karasuno High School vs Shiratorizawa Academy
Starts broadcasting during the Animeism block on Oct. 7.
Burnout Syndromes 2nd Single Hikari Are
Release Date: Oct. 26
Price: 1st Production Limited Edition Release: 1,500 yen, Regular Version: 1,000 yen (both after tax)
(C) Furudate Haruichi / Shueisha ・ Haikyu!! 3rd Production Committee・MBS