10 Popular Haikyuu!! Fanfiction Stories to Read in 2023

If you are looking for some great Haikyuu!! fanfiction, then this is the post for you.

Haikyuu!! is a Japanese manga series about a volleyball player named Shoyo Hinata.

In 2014 an anime TV series was made of this manga and aired with 25 episodes.

So if you like manga and anime, then Haikyuu!! might be just the thing for you.

Along with the manga, there is also a whole world of Haikyuu!! fanfiction out there.

But in this post, I will write about some of the most popular Haikyuu!! fanfiction according to hits received on Archive Of Our Own.

Keep reading to find out more about some of these popular stories. 

1. Our Favorite Little Crow

This story contains multiple short stories about Hinata’s charm.

He isn’t aware of what his natural charisma can do to everyone.

It almost seems like he is enchanting everyone and melting hearts wherever he goes.

And it is a good thing he does not know this because he could literally make his volleyball team do everything he wants.

This is a collection of funny stories which will likely make you love these characters even more.

There are 26 chapters in total, and it is still updated regularly.

2. A Split-Second of Violence

In this story, Hinata is faced with violence.

Even though Hinata is a very passionate and sunny personality, this violence rattles him.

And the rest of the volleyball team will be affected if he loses some of his brightness.

So Karasuno takes revenge to make everything back to normal again.

The story is 38 chapters long and has over 131,000 hits.

It is part one of the ” Split second” series, and the story contains two parts in total so far.

3. The Little Giant of Aoba Johsai High School

In this fanfic, Hinata is a first year at the volleyball club of Aoba Johsai.

The Little Giant is his idol, and he wants to be just as great.

But first, he has to overcome everything a first year goes through.

Most of the chapters follow the training regime at Aoba Johsai and, of course, how Hinata fairs with these trainings.

Even though it is hard, Hinata does get better and better, and maybe one day even will become great.

This story is part one in the “The Ones where Hinata is a bit (very) OP” series.

There are three parts in total, so be sure to check those out as well if you liked this one.

4. Here We Are

In this story, the reader is also a character.

The writer refers to the reader as Y/N, so you can insert your name there.

You, as a reader, are the new volleyball manager at Inarizaki, and fulfilling this role is much harder than expected.

And even though everything is hard and she threatens to quit a lot, she never actually does.

Because most of the time, she really loves these kids and her job.

The author’s writing style is unique, and it takes a little time to adjust as the reader.

But once you get into the story, it really is a lovely story to read.

With over 91,000 hits already, it’s one of the more popular stories out there.

5. Instinct

This is another story where the reader is the main character.

In this world, everyone born can be either an Alpha, Beta, or Omega.

But this won’t be clear until a child is 12 years old.

Only the reader already shows changes from a young age which makes the parents suspect there might be something big going on.

The reader then goes on a journey to find themselves.

And this makes for some interesting events along the way.

The story is 15 chapters long and very interesting to read.

It’s a unique kind of take on the reader/X stories but absolutely worth it.

6. A little bit of sunshine

This story is a combination of short stories.

In every one of these stories, the main character is the little crow, and she is a girl.

We follow all the members of the team in various situations.

Some of these stories follow the canon.

Only now, with the gender change, the story also changes a lot.

There are 35 chapters in total, and every chapter reads easily and quickly.

So if you like short stories, this is the one for you.

7. Heal Our Wings

This story contains spoilers for the manga.

It is a time travel story where Hinata Shouyou accidentally travels back to the time he was in High School.

And somehow, he ends up as Karasuno’s new volleyball coach changing the past and how the volleyball team plays.

But all this, of course, has consequences.

The story has 14 chapters in total that are all easy reads.

And it already has over 76,000 hits.

8. Haikyuu Creature Collection

This story is also a combination of short stories.

Only now, all the main characters are mythical creatures like vampires and werewolves.

Every chapter tells a story specific to one of the characters from the manga.

And the characters don’t get any second chapters.

It is very different from all the other fanfics in this list but also very interesting.

The first chapter sums up all the characters and creatures they have become, giving the reader a good choice in what to read and what to expect.

9. Managing the Cat’s Den

This is another story where the reader interacts with the characters.

This time the reader is the manager of the Nekoma High Volleyball team.

The story is based purely on the friendship between the players and the manager.

So there is almost no romance in this story.

It reads very easily, and you get pulled into the story quickly.

Because of how it is written, it feels like you are part of the story.

There are 29 chapters in total, so be sure to check those out.

10. Don’t run on wet wood

In this fanfic, the whole Karasuno team takes a trip to the lake in the summer.

The boys all just play in the water and do crazy things.

But then things get heated between Kageyama and Hinata.

The first doesn’t want to get wet, and Hinata thinks he is being grumpy and petty.

And when they get in a fight, everyone needs to help fix the problem.

The story is only 1 chapter long with 6547 words.

So it is a fast and easy read.

Because it is such a short story, it reads a bit like an in-between story.

And with over 69,000 hits, you know that many people have really enjoyed it.

Haikyuu!! Fanfiction: Conclusion

I hope this article has helped you find some great Haikyuu!! fanfiction!

These 10 are just a small sample of all the amazing stories out there.

So you may want to look at the other fanfics with this tag and find your own favorite among them.

And if you have questions about this topic, feel free to leave a message in the comments below!

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