The crazy adventures of the SOS Brigade, led by the insane but charismatic Haruhi.
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Series cast summary:
Tomokazu Sugita ...
 Kyon (15 episodes, 2006-2009)
Aya Hirano ...
 Haruhi Suzumiya (15 episodes, 2006-2009)
Minori Chihara ...
 Yuki Nagato (15 episodes, 2006-2009)
Yûko Gotô ...
 Mikuru Asahira (14 episodes, 2006-2009)
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 Kyon (14 episodes, 2006)
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 Haruhi Suzumiya (14 episodes, 2006)
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 Yuki (14 episodes, 2006)
Daisuke Ono ...
 Itsuki Koizumi (13 episodes, 2006-2009)
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 Mikuru Asahina (13 episodes, 2006)
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 Itsuki Koizumi (11 episodes, 2006)
Minoru Shiraishi ...
 Taniguchi (8 episodes, 2006)
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On his first day of high school, Kyon meets an eccentric girl named Haruhi Suzumiya, who announces to the class that she is interested only in meeting aliens, time travelers, and espers. Discontent with the selection of afterschool clubs presented before her, she starts a new club called the SOS Brigade and enlists Kyon, a quiet bookworm named Yuki Nagato, a shy but beautiful junior named Mikuru Asahina, and a grinning and loyal transfer named Itsuki Koizumi. Each of them except Kyon is secretly part of one of the groups Haruhi desired to meet, and they all must keep close watch on her. If she ever grows dissatisfied with reality, she may unintentionally destroy the world. Written by Dsneybuf

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The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya: Second Season  »

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Originally, the episodes were intentionally aired/shown out of sequence. What was shown as Episode 01 is actually Episode 11. In the 'coming soon' blurb at the end of each episode, Haruhi gave the chronologically correct number of the next episode, and Kyon 'corrected' her by giving the 'wrong' episode number - the one that corresponds to the order it is being shown in. When new episodes were produced in 2009, the whole series aired again, this time in chronological order. See more »

Quotes

Haruhi Suzumiya: [forcing Mikuru to change into a bunny girl costume] Come on put it on, get dressed!
Mikuru Asahina: I don't want to.
Haruhi Suzumiya: Shut up and strip!
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Crazy Credits

The Character Haruhi Suzumiya is listed as ULTRA DIRECTOR. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Anikosu Japan: Mihiro (2007) See more »

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Bouken, Desu? Desu?
("Adventure, Right? Right?")
Performed by Aya Hirano
Second opening theme
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Welcome to the SOS Brigade!!
2 November 2007 | by See all my reviews

A 2006 online poll of Japan's top 100 favorite animated television series of all time, conducted by TV Asahi, placed this series in fourth place. That tells you everything you need to know. So go and watch it.;) I won't comment on the story, simply because I don't want to ruin anything. I only urge you to keep watching after you saw the first episode. The Animation is really good and above TV average. The best thing about this series is, that there is finally something new. I mean it's not groundbreaking but still it offers a fresh new idea and likable characters. You won't regret entering Suzumiya Haruhi's world.

and the best thing a movie is coming soon


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