He then asks Atsumu what he meant by "goody-two-shoes," with the latter replying that Kageyama was "serious and obligin' on the court — a real good boy."[42]. After everyone in Kitagawa Daiichi became fed up with him and abandoned his side, Kageyama was filled with genuine regret and developed an intense fear of being despised and mistrusted, but refused to openly discuss his problem until Tsukishima confronted him about it. Being a setter means that one has to be the important pivot of the team in order to unite all spikes in order to score points. When Aoi Himekawa causes problems in the second set with his ceiling serve, Kageyama makes the request of high receives no matter how short they may be. Kageyama maintains his composure even as Hyakuzawa blocks his first attack with Hinata. Kageyama was then benched and ended his final game at Kitagawa Daiichi in shame. Bettine Cuppen is a first year at Karasuno High School. Kageyama explains that to him that he was in the way of the back row hitter's approach, and Nishinoya instantly understands and backs off. Though the members loom over them, they don’t do anything and proceed to head inside. Hinata misses the ball in the beginning, but their reactions improve over time. Hinata wonders how since Kageyama’s the King of the Upper Court and Kageyama yells at Hinata before getting interrupted by the third years. He thinks back to that one game in middle school, when his teammates purposely turned their backs on him, ignoring his set. Kageyama's height and impressively sharp glare are said to be his most prominent physical characteristics. Hair Color: H/c . The match against Date Tech soon begins. Hinata asks if Kageyama will toss to him if he can receive the ball properly and Kageyama replies that he will only if it’s necessary because he doesn’t see Hinata as essential to helping him win. Before he can say anything, Kindaichi shouts at him to not apologize, reasoning that everything that’d happened is already part of the past. As expected, Kitagawa Daiichi easily overwhelmed Yukigaoka, but Hinata remained determined. Sometime later during the school day, Kageyama goes to buy a drink from a vending machine outside and sees Hinata and Sugawara talking. At the perfect timing and height, he tosses the ball right into Hinata’s palm. He later is taken by surprise when Hinata would make a perfect receive on Aran's spike and mutters 'nice receive'. Due to Kageyama being socially inept to keep even steady acquaintanceships, he's had a difficult time making friends. A shocked Kageyama tries to reason as Daichi reminds him of his selfish behavior from junior high. Nekoma subs in Kuroo, who looks at Kageyama and Hinata. He quickly reminds him to not overwork himself and Hinata retorts that he isn’t going to. The rest of the team arrives, and Daichi calls for serve drills. Kageyama replies that he was in better form today, but he was confident that Hinata wouldn’t be scared because he faced worse opponents in Tokyo. At age 18, Kageyama lost his first love. His teammates refused to hit his tosses anymore, showing their clear desire of having him removed from the team. Karasuno eventually gets caught up in Shiratorizawa’s rhythm, allowing Shirabu to perform a surprise dump. Kageyama reacts jealously when he finds out that Tsukishima had practiced with Akaashi[35]. However, he struggles with reading the kanji without furigana spellings. Kageyama requests a little time to get his senses in order and the team do their best to give Kageyama the time he needs. Hinata asks if Kageyama’s going to let himself be intimidated by Oikawa again and Kageyama admits to it, but still grins confidently because Karasuno can win as a team. Age: 15. Bakegeyama, Bateyama-kun, Yamayama-kun (by Hinata). 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