As a ball boy, Hinata has been observing each player, mirroring their playing styles and asking numerous questions about volleyball. In Tokyo, Kageyama has been exposed to various positions aside from being a setter and has made acquaintances who he will see at nationals. Back at Karasuno, the boys have been practicing on their serves. Takeda has been contacting various schools for practice matches before the Spring tournament. The next morning, Kageyama and Hinata reunite. Kageyama is pleasantly surprised that Hinata has been a ball boy at the camp and they both share information about the attendees. The team finds out that Date Tech will be the first school on the list for Karasuno.