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The Struggles of the Formerly Weak-Willed
Volume 16
Volume Info
Volume: 16
ISBN (JP): 978-4-08-880353-1[1]
Japanese Title: 元・根性無しの戦い
Romanized Title: Moto Konjō-Nashi No Tatakai
Total Pages: 192[2]
Year Released (JP) May 1, 2015[3]
Year Released (US) October 3, 2017[4]
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The Struggles of the Formerly Weak-Willed is the sixteenth volume of the Haikyū!! series by Haruichi Furudate.


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It’s Karasuno versus Aoba Johsai in the Spring Tournament Qualifier semifinals, and Aoba Johsai has the upper hand at the end of the second set. Tadashi Yamaguchi is sent out as a pinch server to throw a wrench in the momentum of the game. Can he get past the painful memory of his past failures and close out the set for Karasuno?!

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  • Within six weeks of release, Haikyu!! vol. 16 has sold about 767,892 copies.[5]
  • This volume is set to be released in English by VIZ media on October 3, 2017.
  • In the official English manga release this volume is called "Ex-Quitter's Battle".



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