When Sawamura Daichi, Sugawara Koushi, and Azumane Asahi inherited the Karasuno Boys’ Volleyball club, it had reached it’s lowest point.
It’s about legacy. It’s about a thread, a path, a story. Sometimes the path is not what we expect, there are sharp terms, obstacles we couldn’t have foreseen. Sometimes we have to pass the torch on to someone else, and watch the light from a distance. But none of that erases the part we played, and the steps we walked.
To justify substituting Hinata or Hoshiumi in for a taller player, they are required be expert receivers, blockers, and setters in addition to jumping even higher than the taller players.
See my original Twitter thread here. Today I was struck by the differences in the relationships Kageyama and Hinata each have with volleyball. Like many things Furudate-sensei does, the comparisons are naturally and subtly woven into the story, but recent chapters have brought it back up to the surface. We watched Hinata fall in loveContinue reading “Kageyama vs. Hinata ON VOLLEYBALL”