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The main setter of team Karasuno. He forms the backbone of his team (skill wise). Also known as "The King" by his former teammates, Kageyama was also considered as the number one tosser in the middle school level. At high school level, he forms a pair with Hinata, and combining their talents, create the freaky quick spike. He's in first year. - Kiteretsunu
Kageyama is one of the very few 'realistic' main characters any shonen series has ever offered me. His age, appearance and personality perfectly blend with each other. He is a young man facing problem with his interpersonal skills; and throughout the series he gradually improves. Personally, I feel like his character has been explored most out of the entire cast, and to me he is the actual main character of Haikyuu's first season.
Many people thought kageyama is creepy, but he's actually a dorky cinnamon roll
Kageyama is cute! AT first, I thought he's some sort of Kuudere (before watching even one episode! ) but turns out he's rather an angry and kinda scary(? ) But Kageyama is actually cute. Even though he always fights with Hinata and Tsukishima, I think Kageyama is actually so innocent, he knows nothing but volley (LOL, so cute X3). I like when he gets angry, and how he sucks at lessons but is a genius setter. He's greedy (for food and victory), that part is also cute <3. There's still a lot more, but here's one definite reason Kageyama is loved by you who voted here: his genuine smile, it's adorbs! (but when he tries to smile, it's kinda funny too)V 12 Comments
Right from his first appearance, I fell for him instantly. His sarcastic side, his rationality, I love everything about him. He's handsome too. And I enjoy his flashback and seeing him becoming more serious in volleyball just make me like him a lot more. He has great character development.
He is a person with a interesting personality, and makes the anime funnier with his sly remarks. He is also intelligent and I really love his sarcastic nature!
I simply love his character development and getting to know him better, he's super sarcastic and sly
He's a MVP and now everybody is just so happy.V 9 Comments
He is such an angel. First of all, he treats all the first years as if he's their mom, and he's always so caring. Second of all, even though he is in third year and it's going to be his last year in Karasuno, he immediately gives up his position to Kageyama so that the team can benefit. He is one of the most selfless people I can think of in this anime. Third of all, he's there for people when they need him, but he also knows when to be strict to his teammates. Conclusion- Suga is awesome. - ArtyLily
The most mature person of team Karasuno, he was the main setter for the team before Kageyama came. He helps in giving his team a morale boost up. He's in third year. - Kiteretsunu
Nishinoya adds just another boost of morale and comedy to the team- especially when he's with Hinata. He just makes everyone on the team better, and is seriously an awesome libero. Overall one of the best characters in the show.
I love him so much! He never fails to make me laugh. He's loud and outspoken but when it's in volleyball he's quiet and serious and passionate, I fell in love the moment the anime introduced him
Definitely a team morale booster, love how positive he is and seems so loyal.
He's so cool... I really like his character!V 12 Comments
Yo, people he's the main character for a reason. Listen up. Especially girls. I don't get what you see in Kageyama, he has such a terrible personality. Have you seen his smile? Straight-out creepy! Unlike Hinata who has a better personality and can actually smile. He's the star of the show. I honestly think he deserves at least second place. Also, girls don't even THINK you belong with Kageyama he's an anime character. He's not real (even if I wished characters were! ) I'm not insulting people who for some reason likes Kageyama, but seriously stop focusing on how good looking the person is, and go for their personality. Because there's nothing good, in *dramatic pause* "mysterious personality" and it doesn't make them look "hot" either. It's just straight out annoying.
I really like hinata he's my idol even if he is small but he can jump high and he is an awesome spiker
The "Tournament's greatest decoy", a title given by his teammates, Hinata has natural reflexes, effective speed and jumping power, which covers up for his major weakness of lack of height. He is also famouly known as Number #10 by his opponents. He and Kageyama form the core of the team and known for their "Freaky Quick"(a super speedy toss followed by a super speed spike). He's in first year. - Kiteretsunu
Why the heck is Shouyou 5th?!V 7 Comments
Oikawa Tooru is in my opinion by far the best-written character on this show.
On the first eye he looks like an annoying, arrogant antagonist. But his flashback is actually really important. Oikawa worked very very hard only to easily get surpassed by a new student. And he does everything to get by to the point of overtraining. But he fakes to be okay with his stupid remarks and non-genuine smiles. The only one who understands him is his best friend. Plus he's really cute. I mean, he teaches volleyball to little kids? I honestly love him so much. I relate to his idea of never being good enough and I'll always root for his team.
Oikawa is a genuinely hardworking and awesome character. He is only arrogant because even though he is very talented, everyone kept seeing Kageyama as the genius so he had no choice but to rely on his own confidence and train to the point of overworking himself. He's not a natural genius, he worked his ass off to get to where he is now, and he deserves every bit of it. He knows how to bring out the best in everyone and accepts defeat in a dignified way. - ArtyLily
Oikawa Tooru might be an annoying, loud, manipulative guy, but he's also a hard-working, inspirational, relatable, amazing guy. In the manga, his coach said, 'I've always thought of Oikawa as amazing, but I might be undervaluing him.' Don't we all, right? And 'Talent is something that blossoms,'? Can this guy get anymore lovable?
He's such a piece of trash but I love himV 7 Comments
Tanaka is by far the most entertaining one.. There is no way you can miss that shirt spin lmfao
Looks scary; is an actual sweetheart.
How in the hell is Ryu so low? He's the best character from the anime
He was instantly my favorite character, get my boy to the top fiveV 2 Comments
Love his whole side-plot story in the show, his character is just so relatable. I really hope we see him improve throughout the series and finally be able to really get some playing time.
Tadashi was a truly interesting and beautiful character. At first, he was a guy who we hardly saw playing in matches, and when he was called for a pinch serve for the first time, he was basically a nervous wreck. Even though he screws up a lot with his serves, it just adds to our happiness when we finally see his efforts give the team glorious results in the match against Aoba Jousai in the second season. His past explains why he doubts himself and why he thinks Tsukishima is so cool. I loved the scene when he picks up the courage to tell his best friend and the person he admires the most that he's uncool lately and wants him to improve. I can't even explain how nervous he would have been about doing that. - ArtyLily
Sweet cinnamon roll, too good for this world, too pure.
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The captain of the Karasuno team. He's mild tempered most of the time, but when he gets really annoyed, he's even more scarier than Tanaka. Also the best receiver of the team after the libero. - Kiteretsunu
I love how there's a shut-in character who isn't very active and doesn't like to interact and will rather be at home gaming (which is very relatable to a lot of introverts here) who can still be cool and a nice character. He's good at stratezising and I relate to him when he cares about what other people think, but is afraid to talk to them.
He's such a relatable and cool character, and he was an introvert which made me fall in love with him
KENMA! HE'S THAT DUDE!
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The fandom of Haikyuu may represent Kuroo as a literal sex god, but in reality this nekoma captain is a absolute dork. He's also very determined and a great captain, and it is obvious on how much he cares for Kenma. He can be serious when he needs to be, and I love the friendship between him and Bokuto. Overall, he's my favorite! His design is unique as well, and I love how his hair looks like he had just rolled out of bed, most likely because he sleeps with two pillows over his head. The captain of Nekoma cannot be beat!
He is the BEST!
At his first appearance in the anime, I immediately liked it
The more advanced the anime, the more I loved it
Kuroo is perfect in everything
It's the best, my baby, my man
Asahi is a relatable, adorable character. Despite his appearance, he has a timid and delicate personality and tends to feel a very strong sense of responsibility. We see this when he temporarily stops going to the volleyball club after his attacks were blocked by the "Iron Wall" of Datekou. I know how he must have felt when he lost the match, all of his efforts not being able to give him good results. He blamed himself and quit the club for a while, but came back and became even stronger, fulfilling his role as Karasuno's ace. - ArtyLily
I laugh every time when people think Asahi is this scary/evil/old guy, but he's actually super-sweet, just a little bit a coward, I love him.
Why is Asahi only 11th? Even though may look scary and tall he's actually really sweet and adorable! Also gotta love that man-bun amirite?
man-bunV 2 Comments
He's like that one annoying person that you'll miss when you graduate or something. When he's sad you can't help being sad too because of the awesomeness.
He was the one character that I sincerely missed, he's super quirky and dorky, and never fails to make me laugh
I just really like Bokuto
He's literally my favorite. he may seem annoying, but he really, really tries his best and I love him very much. also, he's like a puppy, wanting attention and praise. I also like the way he says "aKAASHI" - chuharuV 10 Comments
He is a very professional setter that uses perfect logic. He uses very respectful words toward people who are higher in grades than him. Considered to be one of the youngest in the team, he is the main player of his team and is able to pull up Bokuto when he is in a bad mood and even the entire team.
I think he needs more love and NEEDS TO BE KNOWN MORE! And you can't say no to that pretty face - IWishSoHardSometimes
Literally, this boy is beautiful. Besides, I admire him a lot for being able to put up with Bokuto and his emotional waves. To add onto that, he's pretty smart and he's humble. He just needs love.
Total cutie and need to be more noticed
Well he's really cute just saying lol
He's so cool, I ship him with Oikawa
Hajime should be known more just like Oikawa I mean he's also shown a lot? - IWishSoHardSometimes
Iwa-chan seriously doesn't get enough love, like, he's such a good best friend to Oikawa and looks out for him so much, not to mention his version of 'tough love' when Oikawa overworks himself again. And let's not even talk about that scene when Seijou *spoiler* lost in the final battle against Karasuno in the second season and Iwaizumi says 'What kind of ace am I? ' Because that hurts me so much even now. It baffled me that he's only 14th place!V 2 Comments
A lefty menace, spiker, chosen to represent Japan.
He is good
Karasuno's coach who is the grandson of the famous "karasuno's ukai"
He has a nice face and attitude
He's a complete dork, a monster on the court, and the only person I've seen who seems to be friend level with Ushijima. The little bit of backstory we got really added to his character and his overall attitude is like 'you're not on my level. Get out of my face.' which really seems to work with him without making him seem like a douche. His blocking skills are on point and he is the human embodiment of 'expect the unexpected.'
Plus, the little dance he does to his mocking song is adorable. Case closed.
Best spiker ever
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List StatsUpdated 23 Aug 2017
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