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Lucky Star

I bought this series on Blu-ray, knowing that it was a popular one and that it also shared most of its voice cast with The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, both in the original Japanese and the dub version. At first, … Continue reading

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Haruhi Suzumiya Manga Series

Over the last six months we have written about every episode of Haruhi, plus the film, but our journey through Haruhi’s world wouldn’t be complete unless we take a quick look at what comes after that. And that means looking … Continue reading

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The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (Review)

The view from 5930 miles away: The Haruhi series could never be accused of being ordinary, and the film that ends it all is no exception. It’s the second longest anime film ever made, but rarely feels like it’s dragging … Continue reading

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Someday in the Rain

The junkyard presents two articles about the Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya episode Someday in the Rain. The view from 5930 miles away: “December is almost upon us.” This might be the last episode on the Blu-ray set, but in many … Continue reading

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The Day of Sagittarius

The junkyard presents two articles about the Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya episode The Day of Sagittarius. The view from 5930 miles away: The computer club guys are after revenge. How foolish of them. Bringing a challenge to Haruhi is like … Continue reading

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Live Alive

The junkyard presents two articles about the Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya episode Live Alive. The view from 5930 miles away: Chronologically we have now reached the 26th episode of Haruhi, but it is important to remember that these episodes were … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Mikuru Asahina Episode 00

The junkyard presents two articles about the Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya episode The Adventures of Mikuru Asahina Episode 00. The view from 5930 miles away: One of the things I love about Haruhi is that it’s just such a weird … Continue reading

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The Sigh of Haruhi Suzumiya V

The view from 5930 miles away: “Wouldn’t it be cool if the cat could talk.” Indeed it would, and it’s a lot of fun, although this episode is something of an anti-climax after the big dramatic moments last week, finally … Continue reading

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The Sigh of Haruhi Suzumiya IV

The view from 5930 miles away: “The three of you are going to throw Mikuru into the lake.” This is the episode we have been building up to right from the beginning of the series. Haruhi’s behaviour towards Mikuru simply … Continue reading

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The Sigh of Haruhi Suzumiya III

The view from 5930 miles away: “There’s something unreal about people who want realism in their fiction.” If there were ever a line that summed up the difference between myself and my co-writer (“it doesn’t make sense”), there it is. … Continue reading

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The Sigh of Haruhi Suzumiya II

The view from 5930 miles away: “Don’t think so hard. Just go with the flow.” This week Haruhi assigns the roles to her actors, and they seem awfully familiar. Mikuru is a “combat waitress from the future”, Koizumi is a … Continue reading

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The Sigh of Haruhi Suzumiya I

The view from 5930 miles away: “I’m not going to stay here and do nothing while you pour boiling water on my head.” The next six episodes are among my favourite episodes of Haruhi, so I was surprised to find … Continue reading

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Endless Eight VIII

The junkyard presents two articles about the Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya episode Endless Eight VIII. The view from 5930 miles away: “Hang on a second! We’re not done yet!” The 15,532nd iteration of the time loop is the one where … Continue reading

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Endless Eight VII

The junkyard presents two articles about the Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya episode Endless Eight VII. The view from 5930 miles away: As the Endless Eight arc draws to a close we are back to a much more artistic way of … Continue reading

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Endless Eight VI

The junkyard presents two articles about the Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya episode Endless Eight VI. The view from 5930 miles away: This is the biggest offender from the eight episodes that make up the Endless Eight for not offering anything … Continue reading

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Endless Eight V

The junkyard presents two articles about the Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya episode Endless Eight V. The view from 5930 miles away: When my daughter was just a couple of months old I tried a little Endless Eight experiment.  She was … Continue reading

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Endless Eight IV

The junkyard presents two articles about the Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya episode Endless Eight IV. The view from 5930 miles away: “That role requires a certain something that I lack.” A personality perhaps.  Maybe Koizumi has to develop one of … Continue reading

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Endless Eight III

The junkyard presents two articles about the Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya episode Endless Eight III. The view from 5930 miles away: So here it is, the dreaded Endless Eight, and I’m going through the process of becoming one of the … Continue reading

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Endless Eight II

The junkyard presents two articles about the Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya episode Endless Eight II. The view from 5930 miles away: So here it is, the dreaded Endless Eight, and I’m about to become one of the few people to … Continue reading

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Endless Eight I

The junkyard presents two articles about the Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya episode Endless Eight I. The view from 5930 miles away: So here it is, the dreaded Endless Eight, and I’m about to become one of the few people to … Continue reading

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