Ever since Shoyo saw a short-statured volleyball pro dominate in a National Championship, he’s been determined to become the next big thing in High School Volleyball. Unfortunately, he’s barely played the game. The only time he was able to play in junior high, his team was defeated in their first and only match against a team lead by up-and-coming setter Tobio. Now in high school, Shoyo finally has a chance to join a real team. The catch is: he must learn to play on a team with his old nemesis.
After witnessing Karasuno High's Little Giant dominate on TV, Shoya is determined to become a giant on the court himself.
Once enemies, Hinata and Kageyama must now learn to work as a team if they ever hope to step foot on the court again.
With only a few days before their big match, Kageyama refuses to toss to Hinata before he is of value to the team. As they begin training, their opponents show up to size up the King of the Court.
With the opposition firmly inside Hinata and Kageyama's heads, the do or die matchup begins. In order to surpass the wall of defenders, the two once rivals will have to find a measure of trust within each other.
With the three-on-three match behind them, Hinata, Kageyama and the rest of the team begin focusing on their practice match with Aoba Seiji, one of the top 4 volleyball teams in the city.
Hinata's confidence has been shot right before their practice game with Aoba Johsai. Kageyama's old teammates don't make things easier as they continually egg him on before the match.
Johsai's star setter returns just in time for the last, and deciding, set. With the ability to control the ball as well or better than Kageyama, this new addition will prove to make set 3 an interesting battle.
Nishinoya is cleared to join Karasuno volleyball once again, but refuses unless their Ace Asahi comes back as well. The team decides to persude Asahi to return to the courts as their ace spiker.
After finally convincing the Foothill Store owner to coach Karasuno, a practice match is immediately arranged, where Asahi tries to gain back his confidence as an ace once again.
Hinata wants to be the ace, but soon finds out that there's more to being a great ace than scoring points during their match against the Association Squad.
With the whole team at training camp preparing for the Inter-High Preliminaries, Keishin is torn on who to choose to face their opponents as a setter.
Kageyamas attacks are swift and strong but Nekoma has tactics that are proving to be too successful to overcome.
Inuoaka and Hinata are well matched as they battle it out with net clearing action.
Tension is in the air as Inter-high rapidly approaches. Even faced with this situation, the teams must continue practicing if they are to succeed in their missions to be the best.
Commence Inter high Preliminaries! The tournament heats up as rivals face off against rivals! Old team mates face each other! The stakes rise as this is a winner takes all battle.
Tokonami has the fighting spirit as they refuse to give up against Karasuno despite their shortcomings.
Tactics are tested as the second round of the tournament plays out. Whose tactics will prove more successful?
Date Tech begins to fall behind as Karasuno takes the lead with superior tactics. Will they catch up in time and stop these unplanned for tactics?
Oikawa's skills seem to be unmatched after a interview on tv reveals just how good those skill are.
The game against Blue Castle continues. Kageyama is gung-ho to show up his haughty upperclassman, but as Oikawa starts his work to whittle down Karasuno, his enthusiasm slowly transforms to bad stress.
The solid former official setter of Karasuno takes over for Kageyama to give him a chance to get his head together. Sugawara's well-seasoned, researched, and simulated plays start to really mess with Aoba-Johsai causing this match to go either way.
Once Kageyama gets back in the game, he figures out where everyone should set the ball from and makes sure his team mates knows the strategy.
Coach Ukai makes some tough calls. Yamaguchi receives a chance to prove his serving ability but chokes under the pressure.
Kageyama proves that there is no I in team and turns this game against Toru and his team into a point for point battle.
The third year students have a tough choice to make after badly losing to a rival. Either stay and participate in the spring tournament or disband and leave the team.