Posts on The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya

Do your homework: The dubious power of Kyon and the Reading Steiner

Sometimes it doesn’t matter how complex or unique the story, at the core, a lot of anime values are pretty much the same.

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The Best Thing About The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya in HD

I just had to post this. To not do so is an inauthenticity. You want faggerjackery discussion? Go somewhere else.

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Twelve Thingies: Do your homework.

Part of the 12 Anime Moments of 2009, and the horse it rode in on. 2009 was a big year for anime for one solid reason: Haruhi returned. Long baited, teased, and ridiculed, fans of the 2000s’ biggest series were finally rewarded for their patience. Turns out, they weren’t rewarded all that well, but at […]

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Pervasive wrongness in the Haruhisphere

I was going to write an entire post on all the reasons why Haruhi haters are in the wrong, or at least why so many aren’t using their brains. But for the most part, my arguments were boring and I want people to actually read my blog on occasion. So I’m limiting it to one […]

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I’m so excited… I’m so scared

Well. There it is. Confirmation. Haruhi‘s new run includes new episodes. Sad that there will be no pure reaction this time around. Everything will be tainted by backlash, fanboying, Kyoto Animation hate, Kadokawa’s seemingly-endless baiting, who knows what else — but most of all, by expectations. I won’t be watching until subs exist, but I’m […]

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