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The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya 21 – The Humiliation of Mikuru Asahina

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We never knew the depth of humiliation and disgrace Mikuru was subjected to in the making of the film. Or how incredibly hilarious that would be in this gut-bustingly funny episode, the best Haruhi anime in a long time.

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Kyon-kun, Meta

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As I stated on an Anime3000 podcast, this season of Haruhi seems to be intended for enjoyment strictly at the meta level.  It’s easy to picture Churuya insisting, “Kyon-kun, Kyon-kun! This summer it’s all about the meta!” Even the ongoing controversy over former KyoAni director Yamamoto making an apology for Endless Eight at Otakon only fed the drama.

What’s really going on?

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The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya S2, Episode 10 – The Movie Business

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So begins an arc that isn’t “Endless Eight”: instead, we’re now about to get the behind-the-scenes look at how that infamous film which launched the whole franchise, and a million Hirano Aya fanboys, The Adventures of Mikuru Asahina, came to be.

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The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya S2 9 – Not With a Bang, But With a…

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I have finished the “Endless Eight” arc of Haruhi Suzumiya, and I have an opinion. In short, “Endless Eight” is a good story, well in keeping with the zany sci-fi spirit of Haruhi that we know and love.*

*DISCLAIMER: only applies when episodes 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, aniblogosphere drama, and director apologies are avoided. Use as directed.

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