Tanaka and Kiyoko 

Haikyuu couples love story romantic relationship!!

If you watch Haikyuu anime, do you know about these two characters? They are Tanaka and Kiyoko; they have big roles in the Haikyuu series. But what are they doing in the anime? Let’s find out!

Tanaka Haikyuu

(Ryūnosuke Tanaka)

Ryūnosuke Tanaka – 2nd year student. He is a Wing Spiker and a promising Ace of the team. Tanaka is very noisy, impatient and easily angry. However, he is very caring and supportive of his teammates and even defends his seniors. He has no good intentions towards people who look down on others, as he got angry with Tsukishima Kei for not having an opinion of the others in their first 3v 3 match. He is also happy that his juniors are called “senpai”. Once excited, Tanaka is often unstoppable on the field nor restrained, either through celebrating too after scoring or successfully making a great impact.

  • Full name: Ryūnosuke Tanaka

    Gender: Male

    Date of birth: March 3, 1996

    Age: 16 (2012)

    Height: 177.2cm (Apr 2012)

    Weight: 68.8kg (Apr 2012)

    Occupation: High School Student (2nd Year, Class 1) – 2012

    Home Town: Tokyo

    Home Country Japan


    • Volleyball 
    • Grilled Salted Mackerel Pike 
    • Mikasa volleyballs 
    • Girls with long hair 
    • Going to the beach during the summer 
    • Dogs


    • Unnamed father
    • Mentioned grandparents 
    • Unnamed Older Sister


    • Make the Battle at the Trash Heap happen
Kiyoko Haikyuu

(Kiyoko Shimizu)

  • Kiyoko Shimizu – 3rd year student in Karasuno. Kiyoko is a beautiful girl. During Daichi’s first year at Karasuno, Daichi devised ways to change the team as well as recruiting Shimizu Kiyoko as volleyball team manager.

  • Full name: Kiyoko Shimizu

    Gender: Female

    Date of birth: January 6, 1995

    Age: 17 (2012)

    Height: 166.2cm (Apr 2012)

    Weight: 51.4kg (Apr 2012)

    Occupation: High School Student (3rd Year, Class 2) – 2012

    Home Town: Miyagi Prefecture

    Home Country: Japan


    • Tenmusu


    • Unnamed Older Brother
    • Ryuunosuke Tanaka (Husband – post-timeskip)
    • Saeko Tanaka (Sister-in-law – post-timeskip)


    • Keep things tidy and in order 
    • Manage both club activities and studies

How did Tanaka and Kiyoko meet in Haikyuu Anime?

Tanaka is a second year student in Karasuno and Kiyoko also is a 3rd year student in Karasuno. Kiyoko was invited to be a volleyball team manager. Tanaka is a Wing Spiker and a promising Ace of the team. Tanaka still loves Kiyoko even though she doesn’t seem to care for him at all.

What is the Tanaka and Kiyoko couple relationship in Haikyuu Anime?

Tanaka, along with Yū Nishinoya, expresses feelings for Kiyoko quite often, although the answer to that is always a slap, scolding, or she just ignores them. Despite being rejected many times, Tanaka and Nishinoya seem to still influence her, even as she falls in love with both of them. Some time later, Tanaka and Kiyoko got married.

Did Kiyoko marry Tanaka in Haikyuu Anime?

Yes. Tanaka and Kiyoko got married.

Are Hinata and Kageyama dating?

YES. Hinata and Kageyama are one of the most popular anime couples, they dated.

Are Tanaka and Kiyoko still friends in Haikyuu Anime?

Yes, Tanaka and Kiyoko are. Then Tanaka and Kiyoko hot married in 2018.

Are Kiyoko and Tanaka canon in Haikyuu Anime?

Yes, Tanaka and Kiyoko are.

Does Tanaka become the ace in Haikyuu Anime?

Yes, he does. Tanaka possesses the mental fortitude and power in order to become the team ace.

How tall is Tanaka in Haikyuu Anime?

Tanaka’s tall is 177.2cm.