After their triumphant victory over Shiratorizawa Academy, the Karasuno High School volleyball team has earned their long-awaited ticket to nationals. As preparations begin, genius setter Tobio Kageyama is invited to the All-Japan Youth Training Camp to play alongside fellow nationally recognized players. Meanwhile, Kei Tsukishima is invited to a special rookie training camp for first-years within the Miyagi Prefecture. Not receiving any invitations himself, the enthusiastic Shouyou Hinata feels left behind.
However, Hinata does not back down. Transforming his frustration into self-motivation, he boldly decides to sneak himself into the same rookie training camp as Tsukishima. Even though Hinata only lands himself a job as the ball boy, he comes to see this as a golden opportunity. He begins to not only reflect on his skills as a volleyball player but also analyze the plethora of information available on the court and how he can apply it.
In preparation for Spring Nationals, the boys' measurements are taken, invoking friendly competition amongst the team. Kageyama and Tsukishima are invited to the All-Japan Youth Training Camp and a prefecture-wide training camp, respectively. In a fit of jealousy, Hinata sneaks into Tsukishima's camp. Despite initial confusion, Shiratorizawa's coach allows Hinata to attend the camp as a ball boy to test his skills independent of Kageyama.
Just one more month until the Spring Tournament. Hinata crashed the Miyagi Prefecture Rookie Select Training Camp and got to stay as one of their ball boys. While the boys are doing a practice match, the third-year players from Shiratorizawa show up.
While Hinata, Kageyama, and Tsukishima are gone, the Karasuno High School Volleyball Team do practice matches with Tokonami High School. Meanwhile, as the other boys are doing a practice match with the Shiratorizawa third-years, Hinata watches them play and begins to realize that all he’d ever concentrated on is chasing after the ball...
The Miyagi Prefecture Rookie Select Training Camp is reaching its final days. Hyakuzawa from Kakuzawa Academy has very little experience playing volleyball and is having a hard time keeping up in practice. Then Hinata tells him something. Meanwhile, Kageyama is at the All-Japan Youth Training Camp playing with various other amazing players from all across Japan and...
The training camp does another practice match with the 3rd year OB players from Shiratorizawa. Meanwhile, Kageyama and the others at the All-Japan youth camp were doing a practice match with everyone playing different positions. Both training camps were about to come to an end...
Hinata, Kageyama, and Tsukishima all come back from their training camps, and Karasuno had lined up a training match against Date Tech, the school with the strongest blockers in the prefecture. But after coming back from the training camp, Kageyama seems to be acting a bit strange...
Karasuno holds their practice match against Date Tech. Karasuno has a hard time dealing with the best blockers in the prefecture. Kageyama gets frustrated and ends up yelling at the spikers who aren’t able to get hits in. Seeing that, Hinata...
The practice match against Date Tech before the Spring Tournament is about to come to an end. Each member of Karasuno tries to better themselves personally. Will they be able to acquire a new weapon and evolve as a team?
On the first day of the New Year, Daichi is disturbed by a foreboding dream that burdens him as the time to head to the Spring Tournament draws near. The Karasuno team finally departs to Tokyo for the nationals tournament where nerves and excitement begin to arise as the players prepare for their first games and reunite with old friends.
A minor crisis strikes when Hinata's shoes suddenly go missing before the team's first game. Kiyoko embarks on the task of retrieving the shoes as she remembers how she first became the manager of the team and the bonds that have been formed. Karasuno faces Tsubakihara Academy in their first game and another crisis takes place when Kageyama seems to be off his game.
With Kageyama back on track, Karasuno begins to power through the rest of the set and show they are not to be underestimated. At the same time, the Tsubakihara team starts doing all they can to ensure that they did not come to the Spring Tournament as mere participants.
Karasuno has won their match and are advancing to the second round of the Spring Tournament. The Fukurōdani team hit a snag in their game when Bokuto falls into a depressed state and Akaashi does what he can to bring the ace back to top form.
Karasuno prepares for their first match in the second round against the team that is the second favorite to win the tournament, Inarizaki High, and their team of unique players.
Inarizaki begins building pressure on Karasuno with the help of the famous Inarizaki cheering squad using music and timing to throw their opponents off balance. Karasuno begins to feel the affects of Inarizaki's methods until help arrives in the form of a familiar face.
The game continues its course and the Miya twins have no mercy on the court. Kinoshita and Yamaguchi stand out on the court.
Tanaka has always been in love with Shimizu since her first year. Since then he has given all his effort to be a good player (on and off the court). The first set is defined point by point until Tsukishima gives the advantage. After that, Tanaka thinks about not giving up and it is he who ends with the set point in favor of Karasuno.
Nekoma have a "somewhat difficult" game, but to understand everything we must go back to the origins of Kenma Kozume and his relationship with Tora.
Nekoma's second set is upside down and they can barely maintain a "draw" against the rival. Meanwhile, Kenma begins to notice symptoms of fatigue; Despite everything, he continues to play and they finally manage to break the difference by winning the 2nd se t and the match. Now they are watching Karasuno play their second set against Inarizaki.
We return to the match between Karasuno and Inarizaki. The Miya twins continue with powerful attacks and Aran performs his best attacks; but they lose points unnecessarily (Even Osamu does a Homerun); While Suna shows why he is a good Central Blocker. When the Inarizaki saw how the Karasuno began a comeback, the captain appears.
Inarizaki's captain Shinsuke Kita makes his star appearance.
Karasuno continues to hold the lead in the score as Suna and Tsukishima begin to form a rivalry. Nishinoya finally admits to the team that he is scared of Atsumu's serves and Aran's history with the Miya twins is revealed.
Inarizaki begins to take the set back with unexpected and powerful attacks, with each play continuing to chip away at the spirits of the Karasuno team. When all begins to seem hopeless, a miraculous play made by the last person they expected brings a new wave of hope.
Little by little the game is approaching the end, with the players of both teams accusing the accumulated fatigue.
The grueling match between Karasuno and Inarizaki comes to a conclusion as one team finally emerges victorious and moves onto the third round of the Spring Tournament.
Karasuno has claimed victory and will be advancing to the third round of the Spring Tournament. Emotions are on display from all teams as some are eliminated from the tournament while others prepare for their next battle.