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Profile of Karasuno Volleyball Team Members in Haikyuu!

Are you a fan of the Haikyuu anime? If so, of course you already know one of the sports-themed anime that focuses on volleyball with Hinata Shoyo as the main character.

There are many volleyball teams in this anime, one of which is the volleyball team from Karasuno High School. So, according to the title of this article, Babang will discuss profiles and biodata of members of the Karasuno High School team.

About Karasuno High School Volleyball Team

Karasuno High School Volleyball Team

Karasuno High School is a high school located in Miyagi Prefecture. This school has a volleyball legend who is nicknamed the little giant by wearing the number 10 uniform, this is what makes Hinata Shoyo interested in entering Karasuno High School.

Due to Ukai’s main coach falling ill, Karasuno’s volleyball team’s performance deteriorates even further and has the nickname “Wingless Crow” or a crow who can’t fly because he doesn’t qualify for the national championship.

After Hinata Shoyo entered the volleyball club, the Karasuno team began to rise with the new first-year students and the new coach of Ukai’s grandson. This team managed to win the Inter High volleyball match against strong enough teams such as Date Tech, Aoba Johsai, and the final against Shiratorizawa the strongest club in Miyagi. Until finally Karasuno High School has the right to advance to the next match to represent Miyagi prefecture in the national championship.

In the national championship, the Karasuno team will meet strong teams such as Nekoma, Inarizaki, Fukurodani and representative teams from each prefecture.

So, here’s the bio for the Karasuno High School volleyball team.

Daichi Sawamura

  • Gender : Male
  • Height : 176.8 cm
  • Weight : 70.1 kg
  • Birthdate: December 31, 1994
  • Position: Captain, Wing Spiker
  • Back Number : 1
Daichi Sawamura
Daichi Sawamura

Daichi is a third-year student volleyball player who plays the captain and winger of the men’s volleyball team at Karasuno High School. When Ukai’s original coach was hospitalized he replaced him as coach temporarily.

Daichi is a captain who really cares and is responsible for his team. He is very patient and understanding but when he is angry it must be very scary even though he rarely shows an angry expression.

He has a quote “We won’t win if we don’t believe we can” which motivates him to play volleyball. After graduating from Karasuno High School (time-skip) he worked as a police officer in Miyagi Prefecture.

Koshi Sugawara

  • Gender : Male
  • Height : 174.6 cm
  • Weight: 63.5 kg
  • Birthdate: June 13, 1994
  • Position: Vice-Captain, Setter, and Pich Server
  • Back Number : 2
Koshi Sugawara
Koshi Sugawara

Koshi Sugawara is a third year student at Karasuno High School. He serves as vice-captain, and as a substitute setter in case of a problem with the main setter.

As vice-captain he has a calm nature and always motivates his teammates. Even though he is not the main setter, he never stops playing volleyball.

His love for volleyball was evident when he still decided to stay with the volleyball club even though most of the third year students wanted to retire to focus on school.

Koshi Sugawara has a quote “My weapon is the mainstay, but I can also come up with new tricks”. After graduating from Karasuno High School he worked as a teacher at Miyagi.

Asahi Azumane

  • Gender : Male
  • Height : 184.7 cm
  • Weight: 75.2 kg
  • Birthdate: January 1, 1995
  • Position: Ace, Wing Spiker
  • Number back : 3
Asahi Azumane
Asahi Azumane

Asahi is a third year student at Karasuno High School, he has the position of wing spiker and as an Ace in the men’s volleyball team. He previously stopped training due to frustration that his smash was repeatedly blocked by the opponent’s blocker and his team lost to Date Tech, but after being persuaded by Hinata and Kageyama he wanted to return to the volleyball club.

He has a gentle, quiet nature and finds it difficult to realize that he is an Ace. He also has the nickname “Samurai Guy” because each spike is strong enough to pass three blockers at once.

Asahi has the quote “To attack through all odds… That’s Ace!”. After graduating from Karasuno High School he worked as a clothing designer in Tokyo.

Yu Nishinoya

  • Gender : Male
  • Height: 160.5 cm
  • Weight : 51.1 kg
  • Birthdate : October 10, 1995
  • Position: Libero
  • Number back : 4
Yu Nishinoya
Yu Nishinoya

Yu Nishinoya is a second year student at Karasuno High School. He has duties as a libero in the men’s volleyball team. He has the nickname “The Guardian God of Karasuno” which was given by his teammates due to his extraordinary talent.

He has the shortest height among his teammates even though his abilities cannot be underestimated on the field. He was once suspended for a month for causing trouble at school and had an argument with Asahi for not attending training.

Nishinoya has an energetic nature when on the field, he also has an interest in the team manager, Kiyoko, although he is often ignored. After graduating from Karasuno High School he stopped playing volleyball to travel to various countries.

Ryunosuke Tanaka

  • Gender : Male
  • Height : 178.2 cm
  • Weight: 68.8 kg
  • Birthdate : March 3, 1996
  • Position: Wing Spiker
  • Number back : 5
Ryunosuke Tanaka
Ryunosuke Tanaka

Tanaka is a second year student who plays as a Wing Spiker and as the rising ace of the men’s volleyball team at Karasuno High School.

Tanaka has a tough, short-tempered and somewhat lazy nature but he is also very passionate when he is on the field. He has a pretty strong mentality when in the match even though the opponent always tries to bring him down.

He really likes the team manager, Kyoko Shimizu, even though he is ignored every day but he doesn’t give up on pursuing his love. After graduating from Karasuno High School he worked as a personal trainer and married Kyoko Shimizu.

Chikara Ennoshita

  • Gender : Male
  • Height : 176.1 cm
  • Weight: 66.4 kg
  • Birthdate : December 26, 1995
  • Position: Wing Spiker
  • Number back : 6
Chikara Ennoshita

Chikara Ennoshita is a second year student who plays as a reserve Wing Spiker in the men’s volleyball team. He was also the team captain during his third year.

He had a quiet nature and had a gentle smile when he spoke. Ennoshita is the only second year who can manage Tanaka and Nishinoya. He can understand other people so he becomes the captain candidate to replace Daichi.

After graduating from Karasuno High School, in 2021 he worked as a physical therapist.

Hisashi Kinoshita

  • Gender : Male
  • Height : 175.8 cm
  • Weight: 65.5 cm
  • Birthdate : February 15, 1996
  • Position: Wing Spiker, Pich Server
  • Number back : 7
Hisashi Kinoshita

Hisashi Kinoshita is a second year student at Karasuno High School who plays as a substitute Wing Spiker and Pich Server on the men’s volleyball team.

He has an anxious nature about his own abilities and is always worried about whether he is still of any use to his team. Although not a member of the main team but he always supports Karasuno.

He is not afraid when he has to make sneaky comments with his teammates, even he unhesitatingly comments on Tanaka with the words “Don’t take your shirt off bald!”. After graduating from Karasuno High School in 2021 he worked for a railroad company.

Kazuhito Narita

  • Gender : Male
  • Height : 180.9 cm
  • Weight: 70.2 kg
  • Birthdate : August 17, 1995
  • Position: Middle Blocker
  • Number back : 8
Kazuhito Narita
Kazuhito Narita

Narita is a second year student at Karasuno High School. He served as a reserve Middle Blocker on the men’s volleyball team. Just like Tanaka, he has shaved bald hair only it is darker in color.

He has a calm, friendly nature and is not easily agitated. He always cheers the team up even though he is rarely sent to the field. After graduating from Karasuno High School, in 2021 he worked in the field of real estate (reality firm).

Tobio Kageyama

  • Gender : Male
  • Height : 181.9 cm
  • Weight: 66.3 kg
  • Birthdate: December 22, 1996
  • Position: Setter
  • Number back : 9
Tobio Kageyama
Tobio Kageyama

Kageyama is a first year student at Karasuno High School, he is the main Setter on the men’s volleyball team. He had the nickname King of the Field when he was still in junior high because he was dictatorial and selfish towards his teammates.

However, after joining the Karasuno volleyball team, he began to lose his selfish nature. Since childhood, Kageyama has had a hobby of playing volleyball, so it is not surprising that his skills as a setter are extraordinary.

He was selected as the player who could join the All Japan training camp and join the V League after graduating from school. At the age of 19 years he has defended the Japanese volleyball national team. He also participated in the 2021 Rio Olympics and played as a setter for Japan’s V-League Division 1 team Scheweiden Alder. Now he plays for the Ali Roma team in the Italian Serie A League.

Shoyo Hinata

  • Gender : Male
  • Height : 164.2 cm
  • Weight : 51.9 kg
  • Birthdate: June 21, 1996
  • Position: Middle Blocker
  • Number back : 10
Shoyo Hinata
Shoyo Hinata

Hinata Shoyo is a first year student at Karasuno High School, she is the older sister of Natsu Hinata. He plays as a middle blocker and as bait to open a gap so that Ace can score in the men’s volleyball team.

She is the main role who has a cheerful and energetic nature. Hinata has agile movements, even though her body is small but she can jump high so she often outwits opponents.

After graduating from Karasuno High School he traveled to Brazil to train with beach volleyball. After returning to Japan, he joined the MSBY Black Jackals Division 1 V-League team. He was also a member of the Japan Men’s Volleyball National Team for the 2021 Olympics and in 2022 he joined Asas Sao Paulo in Brazil.

Kei Tsukishima

  • Gender : Male
  • Height : 190.1 cm
  • Weight: 68.4 kg
  • Birthdate : September 27, 1996
  • Position: Middle Blocker
  • Number back : 11
Kei Tsukishima
Kei Tsukishima

Tsukishima is a first year student at Karasuno High School. He has a position as a middle blocker for the men’s volleyball team. He is one of the tallest players among all his teammates.

He has an outspoken nature that can irritate others especially Hinata, Kageyama and Tanaka. He is the younger brother of Akiteru Tsukisima.

After graduating from Karasuno High School, he continued his studies as a student and joined the Sendai Frogs volleyball team as a middle blocker in Division 2 of the V-League. After graduating from college he worked at the Sendai City Museum.

Tadashi Yamaguchi

  • Gender : Male
  • Height: 180 cm
  • Weight: 63 kg
  • Date of birth :
  • Position: Middle Blocker, Pinch Server
  • Back number: 12
Tadashi Yamaguchi
Tadashi Yamaguchi

Yamaguchi is a first year student at Karasuno High School who plays the role of Middle Blocker and Pinch Server. After entering his third year he became the captain of the men’s volleyball team.

He has a shy nature and depends on others. He is not confident in his abilities and is always nervous when the referee starts blowing his whistle. Because of that he trained hard to master the jump float serve along with his colleagues.

After graduating from Karasuno High School, he becomes a student and plans to work at a home electronics company in Miyagi Prefecture.

The final word

So that’s the discussion about the members of the Karasuno High School volleyball team whose story is very impressive and the Haikyuu manga has officially ended in chapter 402. While the anime itself is still in season 4 which is of course a must watch if you are a sports anime fan. Hope it’s useful

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